Murmur. You could hear it from every angle emanating from the audience waiting desperately for the crucial moment.It has been like this for the past few minutes with cops at strategic location ensuring that law and order is maintained. Amidst the audience were the defendant’s mother, his wife and his 13 year old daughter … Continue reading The Bad Road
You go back to the bed, it is warm. You were lying on it a minute ago. You stare vacantly at the ceiling. The blades remind you of what your life has been for many years- a cycle of shame that has sworn not to stop coming back. You lie down for a few minutes, … Continue reading Fighting Pimples
Amidst rising smoke and beating drums, the priestess staggered to the haunting beat. Her wrists and ankles richly adorned with cowries and brightly coloured beads. Her hair wrapped in a thickly knotted red cloth with another, knotted tightly above her ample bossom as she continued to stagger in drunken stupor. She was supposed to be … Continue reading Abiku?
Dupe danced the night away. She didn’t tire easily, this was probably attributed to the lines of cocaine she and her friends had inhaled before they arrived at the popular night club “Weapon” which was located in New York City on 14th Street in an unmarked building lined by construction awnings. Dupe couldn’t recall how … Continue reading Who Do I Know?
In this moment, this time, this dispensation. We must rise up for our country. We must disdain mediocrity, shun corruption and dissuade violence. The vicissitudes of providence that have sculpted our existence are best accepted and acknowledged, once and for all. Let there be no Igbo, no Hausa, no Yoruba… but all Nigeria, and proud … Continue reading Raving Rantings