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One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

Okon Itiaba stumbled out of the black Ford Taurus sedan and then steadied himself. A couple of passers-by approached him as if to offer assistance. He smiled but waved them off. He slammed the door shut behind him and then pocketed the car keys. His shoes crunched against the gravel as he walked towards the … Continue reading One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

Owambe on a weekday

Owambe on a weekday

‘Hi. My name is Dapo. Ibidapo William Adesida’ That was my Father. He was perhaps the baddest guy in south western Nigeria at the time. He wore a trench coat, kept a beard and smoked a pipe. Ibidapo William Adesida had swag…even in the 50s. He came to Ibadan from Owo, his home town, in … Continue reading Owambe on a weekday