Tag Archives: Naija Childhood Stories

The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 9 (Final): All is Well that Ends Well

READ EPISODES 1 – 8 I did not even know we had a visitor until I heard Nnamdi shout, “Uncle Henry!” just before jumping on him. “Eh, see this boy o, Brother Chika.  He wants to knock me down,” said Uncle Henry laughing, and setting Nnamdi down. “Don’t mind him, Henry,” said my father who … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 9 (Final): All is Well that Ends Well

The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 7: Father Christmas, Miss Agbo and That English Composition

READ EPISODES 1 – 6 One week to our final exams, Miss Agbo came to class with an air of importance, and made the following announcement: “Children, the composition you will write for your final exams is ‘The Day I Will Never Forget.’ ” To make things interesting, she added a caveat: not only would … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 7: Father Christmas, Miss Agbo and That English Composition

The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 6: Those Troublesome Twins

READ EPISODES 1 – 5 Most of the students were still in class when Uncle Henry arrived.  That was how unexpected his visit was. Miss Agbo did not even know that someone had entered the class.  However, when we saw an unfamiliar grown-up in the class, we did what we had been taught to do.  … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 6: Those Troublesome Twins

The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 5: Miss Agbo Tells Her Story

READ EPISODES 1 – 4 We continued the journey in silence. Miss Agbo lived in Ikate, a neighborhood in Surulere.  It was far from my school, which was all the way in Apapa, so on our way, we ran into traffic.  With all the grunting and complaining that came from my mother, I began to … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget, Episode 5: Miss Agbo Tells Her Story

The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 4: Ezekiel’s Mother Suspects Something

READ EPISODES 1 – 3 I decided I would not tell anyone what I had done.  Not even Bright. The truth would remain in my heart, locked away for good.  Besides, who knew why Miss Agbo really fell ill? Maybe someone else had fed her rabbit meat.  Or maybe something else had happened to her. … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 4: Ezekiel’s Mother Suspects Something

The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 3: Revenge on a Plate of Party Jollof Rice

READ EPISODES 1 – 2 My illness kept me away from school for over a week.  During that time, I made a most annoying trip to a local clinic where a nurse not only gave me several injections, but they sent me home with a take-away present: bitter medicine to be taken at prescribed intervals … Continue reading The Day I Will Never Forget | Episode 3: Revenge on a Plate of Party Jollof Rice