Prologue It all began when she lost her father to death. She lost all hope and feared that she might not cope. Her beloved mother has her own worries to care less about a ten year old whom she struggled hard to send to a standard private school after the demise of her husband. Ayomide … Continue reading Hope
In a small corner of the town lived a kind man who had a small garden and a small farm in his yard that he loved dearly. He loved all the little animals; the chickens, the rabbits, the ducks, the little goats as well as the fruits, flowers and vegetables in his garden. He catered … Continue reading RED: Part 1 of 3
THABANI God help me for what I’m about to do but it’s been a long time coming. My desires for my best friend’s little daughter have stewed and fermented under the surface for years, while I tried hard not to acknowledge them or give in to my sadistic urges. I held her when she was … Continue reading My Father’s Best Friend
Big flabs run all over my tummy My six pack is a thing of the past I watch toon shows everyday on tv Sofia, Lion Guard, Pj Masks My friends say now they don’t get to see me. Their missed calls pile up on my phone. Always stressed Can’t go nowhere House’s a mess Don’t … Continue reading Dad Life
No doubt, the life we live is in different stages, each with its own peculiarities. The youthful period — which in particular, is the prime of one’s lifetime — is one that requires a great deal of one’s productivity. It is akin to the fulcrum of a lever upon which the load of your life … Continue reading The Life That Happens
When sexual infidelity meets conscience, ‘konji’ takes another dimension
The air smelled like burnt rubber and the sun shone like a beam of white spectrum from an alien spaceship,unlike the rain that fell previously flooding the environment causing everyone to walk like partially paralysed patients at the back gate of the university due to the abundance of natural slug of the earth. The road … Continue reading Damaged
Thirty-something years ago. “Ibiye!” my mum yelled from the living room. “What?” boomed my dad from the kitchen. “Be fast with the watermelon na I’m hungry!” yelled my mum, ignoring his boom. “I’m coming!” my dad yelled back again. You see my parents have been known to be the king and queen of yelling. I … Continue reading Glasses and Dimples. Episode 1.
By Izunna Okafor Beyond the shrubs of Sahara Lifted a munt of brainy bond Over the Mississippi of Ethiopia Lofted a penner with his hunky thoughts Across the bridge of a foreign land Hovered a book of beautiful pages Tightly enclaved yet as an Ireland In a skull rounded in the clime of golden edges … Continue reading Faraway (For Prof. Pius Adesanmi)
The Sad Side Of Love I couldn’t help but feel the pleasure turning into pains, when I think of the memories burning in my brain, I had no choice but to slide back into my past to erase my fears. Love lie indeed, after been seen as the intense feeling of deep affection, yet we … Continue reading The Sad Side Of Love
BAYO ADEBOWALE’S BLACKMAILERS: OUR OWN SIDE OF THE STORY (DEACON NIRAN ADEBOWALE) A lot has been written on Facebook/Twitter, a couple of weeks ago to disparage the person of Dr. Bayo Adebowale, smearing him with the unsavoury allegation of raping five daughters and aborting pregnancies for each one of them on three consecutive occasions. I … Continue reading Deacon Niran Adebowale Exonerates Brother, Blasts Conspirators.
My woman is no light skin She doesn’t fall into the modern term for ‘beauty’ She is not the fair complexioned woman Writers spent time painting with flowery adjectives But when all the noises have been made And cane of reality begins to flog men She is the kind of woman they long for in … Continue reading My Woman
I WANT TO RAISE HUMANS, NOT GENDERS. I don’t really understand the kind of children some of our parents are raising now. The kind of children some of us grew up to become. Most parents are busy doing one thing or the other that they don’t really have time to groom their children the way … Continue reading I Want To Raise Humans, Not Genders.
March 22, 2019 was when it all started good for the 19 year old artist Rema when Mavin Records Boss, Don Jazzy Made it known on his official instagram page on signing new artist called “Rema”. Rema whose real name is “Divine Ikubor” was brought up and mentored by fellow Mavin act D’Prince who saw the talent the young boy has … Continue reading Rema Is Leading the New School Wave in Nigeria
RAPE ALLEGATION: IGWILO DEFENDS BAYO ADEBOWALE, CALLS SAHARA REPORTERS’ JOURNALISTS, MONKEYS. THE GRIEVOUS SIN OF CALUMNY AGAINST ONE OF MY INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL MENTORS Dr. Bayo Adebowale is a great intellect not properly celebrated in Nigeria. But I celebrate him and his idea that the sound intellect is the moral intellect! His candor and … Continue reading Rape Allegation: Igwilo Defends Bayo Adebowale, Calls Sahara Reporters’ Journalists, Monkeys.