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THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (The Finalé)

12th September, 2014 Lagos, Western Nigeria. Eneh sat resignedly in his 2005 model Honda Civic saloon car. The traffic on the bridge was not moving any faster and the tropical heat of the day was replaced by engine and exhaust heat emanating from the cars crawling fender to bumper across the Third Mainland into both … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (The Finalé)

THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Three)

29th August, 2014 Kaduna, Northern Nigeria. The heat of the day couldn’t faze him, neither could the anticipation of attacks by extremists- which were common on these northern roads nor even death. Uyo was on Eneh’s mind. From Uyo- after he had spent few days with family and discussed the recent happenings concerning Toby, he … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Three)

THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Two)

As Eneh drove away from the school toward his workplace that morning, he kept wondering about the revelations. He recalled that morning, eight years ago, when Toby was handed over to him. The boy was barely four years old then. They had moved to Lagos and lived together even before he secured a job as … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Two)