The news had spread round once again about Taka’s achievement, and a crowd had gathered to see the next dead lion in Bamba forest. Miwa couldn’t hide his excitement. He held his Step son and hugged him with a huge smile. ‘’I am proud of you Taka’’ he said. Taka looked at him and … Continue reading Bamba Park
Though it has been written before, the world in its full attire has been made into a sacrifice. We the children have been given the knife to cut its neck or free it from the ropes that bind it. Some drink all day, hold the light bar for support till their minds cool off from … Continue reading Days Before
Oluronbi The air was moist and momentary blasts of hot air saturated the woman. She picked up her already moist handkerchief and squeezed it before using it to mop her face. The noise playing behind the driver irritated her. She got a quick look. It was those passengers who delighted in making life miserable for … Continue reading Oluronbi
There was war in heaven and there was going to be only one winner, him. The glass floor felt cold against his bare feet as he sneaked across the oval corridor. He looked at his reflection coming off the walls for a few seconds. He looked wild; it was how he wanted to look. His … Continue reading Before The Darkness: Prologue
Chapter One: Coming to Kano Have you ever made grave mistakes in the past, and felt like committing suicide to put an end to your misery? Have you ever been treated like an outcast by the ones you love just because you refused to let them decide your future? Have you ever been a victim … Continue reading Desert Water: Farewell London
It was neither Chief’s business nor the business of other humans that the daytime finally and bitterly gave up, after a complex and everyday battle with the invasion of the nightfall. The Chief of Africa naturally ignoring this daytime’s trouble finished telephoning; and started back to his table, placed at the end of the VIP … Continue reading Excerpt from a Novel “Malcolm.”
“So we wait till maybe ten O’clock,” she said. “Give me his number.” “No,” I said. “When you’re ready let me know. I want to be there when you call him.” My sister nodded. “Okay then,” and she got up. “Let me go and eat, I am hungry.” It wasn’t that I did not … Continue reading The Quandary 4
Tope rolls to his left on the bed and swings his hand into the puddle of water. His eyes immediately shoot open like a morphine induced prize racehorse and he scrambles to a position where his knuckles and knees are on his flat foam. Tope gives off a hiss worthy of a Sound D-Box trophy … Continue reading Tope’s Bad Day
‘URUSHI’: An unpleasant feeling of anxiety or apprehension caused by the presence or the anticipation of danger. ONE Folu retrieved the large bunch of keys from the bet hole in the chinos trouser he was wearing. It had been a very hectic and an exhausting day for him. The rain that started pouring almost at … Continue reading ‘URUSHI’- Akanbi Albert Afeso
The alarm on the chest to her bed rang, it was already 5:40 am and so the day’s activity led to begin. She slowly got out of bed and fell to her knee’s to pray. Reluctantly, Neon walked over to the kitchen to prepare breakfast for her kids who would be up in no time. … Continue reading The Single Parent
Is love really stronger than pain? *** I’m a book that holds the dearest of men’s secrets. Man is like a moon with a dark side which he hides from everyone. But I can see these dark sides because he usually confides in me. I will tell you a secret today, not because it is … Continue reading Pink And Black Kampala
“Sebi I tell you say this job go change our lives forever?” Virus said and let out a nefarious cackle as he paused from taking a huge bite at what remained of the roasted chicken thigh in his rake-like grip. I couldn’t help but wondered how he was able to manipulate such quantity of food … Continue reading Blood On My Hands (Chapter 3)
Dear Friends, let us continue the journey of love in a time of hate and war. Enjoy Chapter 2 of my forthcoming novel and spare me not with your observations.
The house was big, just like in a dream; so ostentatious I almost didn’t believed. I looked around and was really impressed by everything I saw. Some people sha were indeed born with silver spoons, I thought to myself and shook my head in bewilderment. How in the world could this edifice belong to just … Continue reading Blood On My Hands (Chapter 2)
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.