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Archibald Memorial Secondary School

It was September again. It was drizzling again. Students were back again. Teachers were frustrated again. It was resumption day. The time was past two pm, barely seven hours into the start of a new academic year and teachers were already fed up by the presence of their students and their parents. Students could be … Continue reading Archibald Memorial Secondary School

TÉllÀ (chapter One)

 The year 2004 ended with loud cracks of colourful fireworks that burst through the dark night and bloomed amongst the stars. I giggled at my parent’s lack of decency as they clung unto one another. I could tell they were  whispering sweet things to each other’s ears because each time my father said something, my … Continue reading TÉllÀ (chapter One)

The Ant Queen

My mother always warned me against whistling at night.”I pray you don’t attract evil with that your smelling mouth,” she said one night as she broke melon seeds for dinner.I’ve never believed in myths, but I found her tales funny.”Why mother?” “I’ve told you times without number,” she pushed the white, plastic chair she sat … Continue reading The Ant Queen

journey to fulfilment

The House of Tiny People

A house of tiny People and other short stories… Waking up was no longer the pleasure it used to be for Ayomide. There’s a fleeting moment when she’s whole again but it evaporates faster than shear butter melting from the impact of a sun. Then her lids that drooped with sleep would snap violently open … Continue reading The House of Tiny People

Dead Lions Don’t Roar.

“For the sake of next year’s election, we need to do this Mister President” The special adviser to the president. The room went silent, sited on the round table are high-ranking politicians and military personals. I felt like bagging into the room and killing everyone them, port bellied idiots, it would be considered treason, at … Continue reading Dead Lions Don’t Roar.

Idanni – 1

  She walked with the elegant stride of a gazelle. Her head of luxurious black hair carries a delicate oval face which sits on a long graceful slim neck.  Her supple black skin glows under the fading evening sun, her lean young and curvy body moved with feline agility. ‘Call for an emergency meeting of……………………………….,’ … Continue reading Idanni – 1

I Thought I Could Make Her My Girlfriend

Saturday night was pretty ugly for me. It was exactly 2:00 am when she rang my phone. Then it was as though the ringtone of my phone was heard from the dream world, as I couldn’t clearly picture in my dream whether or not it was my own phone that was ringing. After a couple … Continue reading I Thought I Could Make Her My Girlfriend

I Married A Mad Man (Episode 3)

Hello beautiful people, How is everyone doing? How has your year been? Again, I want to apologize for giving this story a very long break as well. 😪 I’ve been away doing a lot this past year. Please accept my apology. 😔 Okay so this is the continuation of the series I Married A Mad Man. … Continue reading I Married A Mad Man (Episode 3)

The Writer’s World

I do not want to be a bee Always busy producing honey, I do not want to be a banker Counting other people’s money I do not want to be a policeman Collecting bribes on the road Or exploiting unsuspecting drivers The Nigerian police, I detest. I do not want to be a Politician Making … Continue reading The Writer’s World

Yejide (episode 3)

Hello beautiful people, Wow, it feels like I’ve been away for so long. How is everyone doing? How has your year been? I want to apologize for giving this story a very long break. 😪 I’ve been away doing a lot this past year. Please accept my apology. 😔 Okay so this is the continuation of … Continue reading Yejide (episode 3)

13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction

It’s been ages since I wrote anything, but I’m back. This is a fan fiction piece inspired by Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch. Please enjoy. _____________ “Hey! Sunny!” Nwanneka called out as Sunny was leaving her class, Orlu following closely behind. “Oh no.” Sunny sighed as she tried to put on something she hoped was a … Continue reading 13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction