Tag Archives: Naija

Forbidden Love (episode 1)

“Welcome uncle Sam!!!!” I screamed as I hugged him after opening the door. “How are you, my dear?”, he had replied. Uncle sam was one of my favourite uncles. He would bring a lot of gifts for me and my sister whenever he came for visits. He would take us out and spend time with … Continue reading Forbidden Love (episode 1)

Naija 2060 New Cover – Publication In View

Ibrahim is a normal university student, living his life within the confines of the walled fortress, that is the capital of Nigeria, Abuja city.  In the year 2060, after a devastating second civil war, life thrives here and survives everywhere else within the country.  Ibrahim sets up a date with a long time crush of … Continue reading Naija 2060 New Cover – Publication In View

Naija 2060: Season One Finale: For My Country (2)

Artemis listened in on the chatter. Care Packet had as usual, lived up to his reputation. He had observed the entire internationally allocated radio frequency range and been able to pinpoint the new frequency the NIA was using for communication in a matter of minutes. The more time she spent with him, the more she … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One Finale: For My Country (2)

Naija 2060: Season One Finale: For My Country (1)

Day: 8 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 6:00PM Janet Umoh’s fingers raced across the thin keyboard as fast as she could push them. She grabbed a mug beside her and took a few gulps of the black coffee inside before setting it back down and continuing. How frigging hard is it to find this guy … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One Finale: For My Country (1)

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Nine: Care Packet

Day: 8 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 9:00AM Shehu Wada walked into the large oval office and took his seat amongst a group comprised of four other men and one lady. He had barely sat down when one of the men spoke. He was a large rotund man with greying hair. He was very dark … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Nine: Care Packet

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Seven: The Inevitable

Day: 4 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 8:10PM “Do I need to take control of this mission Dayo?” The executioner asked in a voice that could melt ice. His already intimidating voice sounded even more menacing when heard over the audio system that played captured sound from the interrogation zone, into the observation room where … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Seven: The Inevitable

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Five: Home Coming

Day: 4 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 8:45 AM The transporter climbed through the upper levels of Abuja city. Its powerful engines revved and hummed in a never ending tussle with the earth’s gravity for superiority. Occasionally, the earth’s gravity would win. The events that took place thereafter could always be read in the Union, … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Five: Home Coming

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Four: Hide and Seek

Day: 2 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 1:15 AM The Mercedes Beez hummed through a deserted interstate at speeds exceeding 250 kilometers per hour. Forty five years ago, the journey to Nyanya would have taken five hours or 35 minutes, if one was lucky to avoid the bumper to bumper traffic that tormented commuters to … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Four: Hide and Seek

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Three: Artemis

The orange hue emanating from the holographic displays illuminated the faces of three men sitting inside a confined space, eyes transfixed on the displays, hands groping at a black plastic bag with an old newspaper page spread out inside. One of the men lifted up a morsel of meat and stuffed it into his mouth. … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Three: Artemis

Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Two: The Praying Mantis

Episode 2:  The Praying Mantis Day: 1 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 8:30 PM Nonso was having a good time.  He’d lost track of how many girls he’d danced with or indeed how many numbers he’d been able to get. Some of the prospects looked very promising indeed.  Who needed a girlfriend when you could … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Two: The Praying Mantis

Naija 2060 Season One: Pilot – 1

Pilot Day: 1 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 4:30 AM   Beep! Beep!! Beep!!! Beep!!!! Beep!!!!! The sound of Ibrahim’s bed side alarm system grew obnoxiously louder with each beep. Beep!!!!!!! Ibrahim angrily shot out his hand and swiped the holographic slider from right to left, turning the alarm off.  It didn’t matter.  Once awake, … Continue reading Naija 2060 Season One: Pilot – 1

Murder was the Case

A typical courtroom scene. The judge is seated high up behind the bench, glowering down at the accused, his advocate, and the prosecutor alike. “What do we have here, then?” he barks. “The Crown vs. Nigeria, my lord!” the prosecutor announces with a flourish. The judge looks unimpressed. “What’s the charge?” “Murder, my lord!” There … Continue reading Murder was the Case