Dear Friends, I share with you the first chapter of my forthcoming short novel. Please enjoy and do not hesitate to tell me your mind.
The queue at Skye bank ATM inside school was long. The other two ATM’s the bank weren’t working, so everyone, who wanted to do out-of-bank transaction, stood on the queue. I was at the somewhere at the middle of the queue, and my girlfriend, Zaynab, was right in front of me. Cladded in a green […]
We walked off the street into the bush that led up the hill. I had last seen Chris around this bush, not knowing he had escaped under Vincent’s watch. Here I am helping Vincent to catch Chris before the Kapol discover the escape. The house we were going to was up the hill and it […]
Meanwhile at NASA, things were heating up pretty fast. ‘Ted, what is happening for the umpteenth time? A visibly disturbed General Moore asked. General Moore was the Head of Operations, Counter Terrorism Force (CTF), who was drafted as a result of the inability of NASA to solve the ‘satellite’ crisis at hand, coupled with the […]
‘It was over, justice was served or so we thought’ Michael said, with a hint of sadness in his voice. ‘But even after that, injustice kept reigning in the land. Politicians keep oppressing people, as the stronger among the people oppress the weak. Corruption and murder ruled this world and everyone was defenseless’. ‘I and […]
Isidora could not believe her ears. So Preye was going full throttle? She wanted to so desperately call his bluff, but the dead bodies around her reminded her that this was not a fantasy game. She tried standing up, but She could not co-ordinate her movements well and she was feeling drowsy. ‘So it has […]
Michael was walking back home after failing to get Aminat to tell him what was happening when he noticed them. They were three, maybe four boys following him at a distance. They looked eager to get to him unnoticed and often veered off to another street when he looked back, only to continue to tail […]
They moved across the road, chattering away with their bum-bum swaying with the ‘swags’ expected from young Hausa girls. Unlike their Muslim counterparts however, they wore no hijab but carried themselves lousily, their trousers gyrating in inevitable friction. Most of the guys around were idly watching them, some of the naughty guys among them winking […]
Now what did God have to say about all this as I had been praying to Him. I’m sure you are itching to know. GOD… Though I was praying in the Spirit like I told you, I got answers almost every day I went to service through my Pastor saying something to confirm it and […]
Chinedu stood motionless, his head swelling and his hands shaking. In front of him was the man made legend, Michael Nwosu, aka Michael Scofield of Africa. The man whose face and name goes before him, his reputation, everything he was and is flew in front of Chinedu’s mind’s eye in a few seconds. Chinedu was […]
3 days earlier…On a Sunday On our way to church in a cab, we did what ladies usually do…gist and somehow our conversation that early morning went to Marriage (I’m not sure what prompted it or who started the gist but we all flowed in that current). My friends maintained that they didn’t mind getting […]
The novella with its rich array of characters and plots captures several socio-cultural predicaments that characterize Nigeria. The lot of the story is told from the experiences of two major characters, Cindy and Maggie. It shows how they were dealt with and how they dealt with several issues that they encountered; how they failed and lost; how they learnt and succeeded.
Eugene Davidson glared with irritation at her husband as he pressured her for money. She regretted her decision to marry this financially lame and incompetent man. It was after the marriage that a lot of hidden truths came out and she got to know all the undesirables about him. She wished she hadn’t rushed into the […]
Ozoko seemed fated to live a life of savagery. The story of his birth and eventual death was as complicated as it was precarious. Oredu, his late father was said to be renowned for his matchless hunting skills. He was one of the best hunters in the whole of Agila, and even the neighboring villages […]
“I just received a promotion letter detailing my new status as an executive director of my firm, isn’t that great mum?” Liz laughed, “My year of toil has finally paid off.” She sat in her office on the thirteenth floor of Finacorp Trust house twirling the cord of the earphone as she spoke with […]