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Shando Hilton

Slowly the sun rose, burning up the haze, allowing the building to come into view. An ugly monstrosity with a size incongruous with the surrounding areas. This was Shando. In 2011, OK Security had approached the British government about helping it reduce the cost of prison services. What this company offered, was to take foreign prisoners from Britain to … Continue reading Shando Hilton

The Pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela through his Book

The Pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela through his Book

By Ochuko Tonukari One of the men I respect most in my short sojourn on planet earth just celebrated his 93rd birthday and I feel I should try to find out more about what was responsible for his greatness. This was what motivated me recently to read his autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom”. Indeed, it … Continue reading The Pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela through his Book

Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Shakara Oloje

Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Shakara Oloje

Los Angeles Stories is fiction set in the city of Los Angeles, in the state of California, USA. The characters in the stories are members of the resident or transient Nigerian and African communities scattered throughout the city. In the last installment, Roforofo Fight, Chidi and Ayo got into a fight in a Nigerian buka … Continue reading Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Shakara Oloje