It’s classified. Men are bastards. Dunni just called me. Apparently, Queen Bitch is in town. Yes, Nasir’s girlfriend came in from London yesterday AND she’s going to be in town for a little over a week. Last night, he took her to freaking DC Coast, you know, that expensive joint downtown where they have the … Continue reading Irreplaceable (…chapter 1, tart series)
I knew I was going to die. I was hanging with my life but I did not want to die. No one just wants to die like that (and in the manner I found myself. A painful death.) I had to save myself from death, somehow, the way, I did not know. I was dying, … Continue reading Murder On The Line(2)
I always knew I am beautiful. From the time I was three, I had been turning heads. If there was ever an impromptu beauty pageant at a birthday party, I was picked to wear the crown. There was no contest; that was how good I looked. Everybody kind of expected me to turn as I … Continue reading How Many Frogs Shall A Princess Kiss?
It was a cool evening, it was late. The time was past ten. I was studying for my next very important paper, and there was no light (electricity). I had decided to study till very late that night. I had enough reserves of candle to use. I was absorbed in the studying when I heard … Continue reading Murder On The Line(1)
9 These three days were days of … how should I say this? Maybe shock is the nearest word to it. Granddad was like a walking corpse. His face was still unreadable and expressionless when we both trekked back to Cable Point. His silence was absolutely deadly and questionable. As I said before, he has … Continue reading Fatal Trance – 4
7 But I wasn’t. The following day, he still spoke about it over breakfast and he was in a normal condition. I couldn’t believe my luck! He spoke as if he never took alcohol before. After breakfast, my uncle, his wife and daughter left me and Shanna all alone in the house for the first … Continue reading Fatal Trance – 3
READ THE PREVIOUS CHAPTERS HERE… 4 I remember mentioning that Shanna had a house in school. I was the only one who knew. She invited me there, as I said before. I saw the risk in it and told her. She warded me off with an ignorant shrug. Then, the issue was forgotten. One day, … Continue reading Fatal Trance – 2
There was an old woman who lived in a tree, she only had one child but she still did not know what to do. You see, the shoe was given to her by the CEO of the Nike shoe networks. It sprung up from a political deal between he and some local government chairman in … Continue reading The Old Woman
N. B. The last chapter was written by my best friend. He was present at the time of my unbearable ordeal. I met him at the mental house. He owns a handsome triple chin, Neatly designed and made into a pin. 1 Iwai is my surname. I am the youngest in a family of five. … Continue reading Fatal Trance
Chinedu picked Iphey up at seven after work on a Friday evening. Iphey wore black pants, a burgundy camisole and black short sleeved classy jacket. Today was special and so it deserved the special concern. It was three months since she had got together with Chinedu and everyday was a revelation of how good they … Continue reading Iphey will you marry me?
Of course I had heard of these buses even in Nigeria. However, the whole idea of a double decker bus seemed so ridiculous that I didn’t think of it again. This was until the rainy chilly evening when I stepped out of Elephant and Castle tube station and into the well-lit streets of London. And … Continue reading London’s Red Buses
I stood in front of the sink, washing the dishes. At the same time, I could hear the wheezing sound escaping from the pot of beans on the fire. Our kitchen was a very big one, beautifully decorated with white tiles and cream wall paint. The sound of the beans cooking on the gas got … Continue reading 6 minutes
‘We will be going to the Bibilari’s today’, Mrs Benson declared to her son as they shared breakfast a week after he got back from school.‘What’s happening there? I’m not sure I know any of their kids well enough to think I’ll enjoy the visit’‘No you don’t but they are good friends of your father … Continue reading Against All Odds
This is welcoming me back from a long hiatus; it was necessary, and yes, I missed you too!! The Fairy God Father says I’m a dreamer. He says that I’ve always loved to dream; from the feasible to the obviously impossible, this princess will dream! He also says that I’m a fighter, meaning that no … Continue reading Chronicles Of The Fairy Godsister – I Have A Dream!
For the love of children… The beginning and end of this article should have been, ‘LAGOS IS CHAOTIC’! Gosh!! I love the Fairy Godfather et al but sometimes I wonder if he created Lagos just for his own amusement. I also wonder what he thinks when he looks down on all the people scurrying (either … Continue reading Chronicles of a Fairy Godsister