It felt like a dozen sumo wrestlers were doing a quick march in Kacchi’s head. His head throbbed painfully and his thoughts ran wildly in a hundred different directions, yet he drove on, hoping to escape the spreading violence. He was a man on the run, a haunted creature in violent times, a man caught … Continue reading The Fans
Chinkungunya; Another Mosquito situation Tweets from the official account of the World Health Organization (WHO) have been flooding my Twitter timeline. A particular topic caught my interest. Tweets about a disease called ‘Chikungunya’ were difficult to ignore. Maybe it’s the name, quite funny, chikungunya , couldn’t help laughing. Sounds like something from Naruto. When I … Continue reading chikungunya
There’s this bit of news that has been circulating which is bound to bring a smile to the faces of women with a big behinds – the news of a discovery that women with big butts are healthier and smarter. I came across the information on another website and it got me into deep thought. … Continue reading Big ‘Nyansh’ Equals Big Brains – Really?
Our Guns Face The Earth A dirge for Kofi Awoonor… We return from the hunt Without antelopes hanging From our stalks With no leopard skins Flung across our chest With our guns facing the earth The sand loaded canoe Has been tipped over by the hippo How shall we tell it Someone tell it for … Continue reading Our Guns Face The Earth – A Dirge for Kofi Awoonor
I hear he’s visiting today, The gov’nor and his deputy, To see that be that as it may, His promise is fulfilled. The people gather roundabout Both young and old, they all come out. They sing, they dance, they even shout, As they wait for their son. They sing about his plenteous deeds. A look … Continue reading Man Of The People
Davido’s ‘’e ma dami duro’’ song unknown to him released a melodious rhythm that broke the veil between the two worlds living side by side in Nigeria. Husy was annoyed when she got the memo on her phone. The verse ‘’aninino’’ had Nino which means open the door. Date 23rd May 2013. Mission code … Continue reading What if Davido’s song broke the veil between the two worlds.
Name: Raymond Elenwoke Location: United Kingdom Summary: A grieving young man tries to erase his memories of his dead fiancee. WHEN ANGELS FLY Hey Amara…this will be the last time I talk to you… At least, I hope so. It’s been hard, you know. Living without you, that is. I can’t sleep without seeing … Continue reading What If We Could Rewrite Our Memories…
Nwaokafor Francis, Yenagoa Mike finds a way to travel into the future only to find out it wasn’t a future worth witnessing. ****** November, 2077 Lagos Island “No DNA match in our data bank, sir!” said one of the men in the room. “How is that possible?” rasped the commander. I squirmed. From the little … Continue reading What If Travelling Into The Future Is possible
Hymar David University of Benin, Benin City. Mechanical soldiers are created to tackle terrorists…at a terrible price. _______ He stood before the huge monitor amidst the drones of machines and electronic circuits. Behind him, the two Japanese lay dead with bullets in their heads. His thumb hovered over the T button. A move that would … Continue reading What If Cyborgs Are Employed To Tackle Terrorism
Name: Writeman, Location: Lagos. ‘A story that looks at the possibility of a culture swap; whether for good or for evil?’ “What is the name of this entity on planet earth?” “She is called Nigeria!” “Are her statistics favorable?” Yes, they are: she has two distinct weather types, vast arable land, large reserves of … Continue reading What if Nigeria lost its Identity?
Synopsis: Nigerians woke up to the news that the country had fallen victim to accidental orbital satellite broadcasting, and that brought about lots of exposé and further chain reaction. Written By: ‘Femi Gabriel. Lagos, NG. The minister swore loudly, and his three youngest children in the expansive living room froze in shock at his … Continue reading What If Nigeria Has No Secrets?
OARE ARENE, EDO STATE. Summary: A bump on the head gives a young man a thrilling ability. It seemed to drift closer. It was the sound of several voices talking at once. It had taken the shape of a molue load of touts speeding towards him, with mocking faces sticking out the back door and … Continue reading What if… We could hear people’s thoughts
Name and Location: Jill A. in Abuja Summary: My story is about a Nigeria that polices women’s sexual behaviour. I was his first. We sat across from each other on the bed and I plucked nervously at the grubby sheets. The lights were off but the yellow light from the street seeped in between … Continue reading What if…Every woman had an implanted sexual body counter
Bio Name : Aghogho Sam Location : Lagos (Federal Republic of Nigeria) Summary: After Warri’s secession from Nigeria, the oil rich nation joined the ranks of developing countries. But did this development in Warri change the outdated mindsets and traditions of the people ? ———————————————————————————————————————————- When Warri Republic was declared an independent state, everyone … Continue reading What if Warri was a country: Warri 2052
NAME: IZUZU, CHIMDI KELECHI. LOCATION: UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE, NIGERIA. SUMMARY: THE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT SANCTIONS AN OPERATION TO BRING CERTAIN DEAD TERRORISTS BACK TO LIFE SO AS TO RESTORE PEACE TO THE COUNTRY AND ENHANCE HIS POLITICAL CAREER. The air conditioner in the room was doing well to disperse cold air, but not the tension … Continue reading What if it is possible bring back the dead?