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I Won’t Tell

I Won’t Tell

I WON’T TELL I won’t tell you how they live life in my father’s darkest land. Boys who drag their friable feet in betwixt weeds, honourably. Girls who lift drums of dusts playfully just to keep themselves elated. I won’t tell you how they live life in my father’s darkest land. Leaders who kept their … Continue reading I Won’t Tell

The Burning of a seven year old; More than hashtags.

  I listen to Fela’ quite a lot. I’m one of those weird people who can sing along to almost every of his track. In Sorrow, tears and blood, one of his songs, he posited that Nigerians fear too much. They never take action. They always have an excuse not to join a protest. Either … Continue reading The Burning of a seven year old; More than hashtags.

From reading books to Writing books

AMAB-HBF FLASH FICTION COMPETITION 2015 LONG LIST ANNOUNCED AMAB-HBF FLASH FICTION COMPETITION 2015 LONG LIST ANNOUNCED AMAB and Home of Book Foundation announce today October 31, 2015 the Long list for the Flash Fiction Competition 2015. The unique biannual Nigerian literary prize, established by the two literary organizations, is worth N100, 000 in books, for … Continue reading From reading books to Writing books

FINISH MY BUSINESS – Part 2

”Can we trust him?” She asked, and from one hollow eye socket to the other, they both had doubts about him. Watching as his car backed out of the cemetery, Kalize drifted and in a twinkle of an eye, she was gone from her father’s sight. In a second, she drifted about all of the … Continue reading FINISH MY BUSINESS – Part 2

#loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 7

  “Tooth brush, under wears, sun-shades, towels, make-up kit all check” I made a mental note of the things I had to take home with me before biding Jolomi goodbye wearing my Louis Vuitton shades (famzing) getting the hell out of school. The journey to Ibadan seemed rather too fast as I slept through it … Continue reading #loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 7

#loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 6

It was then it hit me that I needed to learn how to drive. There I was going with Bola, who doesn’t drive herself home half the time she goes to a party, I pinged my brother asked when he was going home. “Tomorrow” “When did you finish your exams?” I asked. “About 2 weeks … Continue reading #loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 6

#loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 5

“Or should we just leave it as Liz and friends?” T-barz continued. “No ooo, use Lines” Liz objected. Startled, I shouted “lines”, the three idiots echoed after me, “Lines” “Okay Lines it is then but the list isn’t out on paper so it’s our secret till then shey” He mouthed before taking his leave. “Liz, … Continue reading #loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 5

#loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 4

These ones in my room don’t even seem like they missed me, for them, it would be better if I never came to school at all. As soon as I dropped my bags and picked my phone to check updates, I fell asleep, waking up with an headache. Guess who came knocking on my door … Continue reading #loaug – Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 4

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 7 (Final)

As soon as Bade saw the policemen coming from a distance, along with the men who had gone to fetch them, he abandoned his exercise.  Running towards the other two, he placed his right hand on Koko and his left hand on the accomplice, and within seconds, they disappeared into thin air. The policemen and … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 7 (Final)

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 6

Bade laughed a warm, hearty laugh and told the man that it would not come to that.  His confidence must have reassured the man who assumed a relaxed pose and obeyed Bade’s instructions.  Bade told him to clap his hands and circle around the woman three times.  He did. He had barely circled her the … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 6

Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 2

“Weyrey, olori buruku oshi” I said aloud as I found out that the bastard had deleted me off his BBM. “Hope all is well,” one of the waiters asked in Yoruba. Without uttering a word, I picked up my bag and left. “Before the idiot spoils my day, make I find something do,” I thought … Continue reading Lamentations Of An Ugly Girl Episode 2