I don’t know why I agreed to go on such a stupid expedition in the first place. Perhaps, it was because I wanted to impress Kiki. Or because I was simply broke and badly in need of cash. However, whatever it was, I was sorely regretting my decision at the moment. It all began on … Continue reading The Revelation
Last week, my best friend Jacky got really sick. At first, I thought it a minor issue. It was when the sickness got worse after three days that my eyes became clearer. My dog’s eyes were red and watery. It whined in pains when I tried touching it. Jacky was the only loyal friend I … Continue reading How Could We?
We are standing here in silence as she barks at us: ‘Can’t you hear me? Who took the…?’ I wonder who will do such a thing, though I do it once in a while. But in this case I am not the one, and I sure can’t be the one. It’s impossible for me to … Continue reading Who?
Love is a beautiful thing. He can remember the last time papa told him saying, “Follow your heart. If you love to dance or play instruments, by all means, do so.” While mama said, “Please don’t marry an onye ocha.” But he is only eight shades away from her. He is thrown in between two … Continue reading Diversity
“No be my head ooo,No be my head ooo, anything wey satan dey plan, no be my head ooo”.Mazi Okafor chanted his favourite chorus as he meticulously wrapped his “medicinal herbs” as he calls it . The day was still young and the freshness of the air could testify to that. The breeze was gentle … Continue reading The Shameful Knot (2)
Ijeoma had just broken up with me. she is the tenth girl I had dated in three years. They all left me for the same reason. I am so self centered. Ijeoma birthday was the previous day . I neither called her nor sent her a text message. I forget everyones birthday except mine. i … Continue reading our son has gone mad
EPISODE 3 I suddenly felt a strong pain on my shoulder, I swiftly got out of my slumber as soon as my eyes pictured my madam standing in front of me. “Darlington! What’s the meaning of all this rubbish?” she quarried in anger. How would also react meeting your shop in ajar and your sales … Continue reading How I Got Sacked (3)
Ness had to reduce the sound of Olamide’s ‘DON’T STOP’ song that he had been listening to through the earpiece that was plugged to his ears. When he got to the garage, the bus conductor ushered him into the front seat. Ness observed the bus, it was almost filled up, there were just three or … Continue reading Ness (Don’t Stop!)
Did I really grow up in Makurdi? Lets just say Makurdi was one of the towns I grew up in, the others, not so different in the 90’s were Kano, Kaduna, Ughelli, Ilorin, Warri, Jos, Lagos..now I’m confused, I think am mixing up where I grew up with places I visited as a child, well … Continue reading Mango Juice- part 2
I grew up in a large five bedroom bungalow, the compound was not fenced, there was a perimeter fence for the whole barracks with soldiers guarding the gates and on patrol 24 hours a day. The men lived some distance away from the officers within the same barracks sometimes called Base. The barracks was 20 … Continue reading Mango Juice – Part 1
Thursday, 13 October 2016 5 POPULAR MYTHS ABOUT THE NYSC CAMP (you probably thought were true) You’ve probably read a lot of thrills and feels about the NYSC orientation camp online- Except, of course, you exclusively subscribe to just whatsapp data plans, because I doubt if any publisher will devote a paperback to those sort … Continue reading 5 Popular Myths about the NYSC Camp…you probably thought were true
Adamma, Chidimma’s elder sister who was approaching the stream caught sight of her. The beads she wore on her legs made pleasant noises blending with the multi striped wrapper which was worn around her waist reaching her knees and the other arrayed around her breast elaborating her flawless physique. The waist bead she wore was … Continue reading Chidimma’s Unfathomable Secret-Subsequent to The Caucasian Lady’s Secret
“Let’s make love!” She announced to my happy hearing. I wasted no time in saying yes. We didn’t bother to continue deceiving ourselves with preambles. As young adults we both knew what we wanted, and how to get it wasn’t going to be a problem anymore. We agreed to meet up at her father’s garage … Continue reading Let us have sex
The sun was scorching as hard as it could that afternoon, it was having relentless fun irking everybody, from the cobbler who was constantly twitching under a poorly built kiosk which was obviously letting in more sunlight than normal to the seemingly distraught student, pacing near the departmental car park. she was obviously waiting for … Continue reading Udin’s grouse – Episode 1
In loving memory of the last episode of The Welcome to Lagos series, Danfo palavas (which can be found here by the way ), I offer you this sequel to ease your pains with as much quantum of laughter as you can muster. If you live in Lagos, and you’ve never noticed these categories … Continue reading Welcome to Lagos: Inside the bus (S1E2)