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Journey To Italy – Untold Stories of a Returnee (5)

JOURNEY TO ITALY – UNTOLD STORIES OF A RETURNEE (fifth episode) The inhabitants of Durku behaved indifferent towards us. Everybody we reached out to simply drove us away. We kept gallivanting round the village till the west welcomed the sun. Having no success in neither the filling of our belly nor the putting of a … Continue reading Journey To Italy – Untold Stories of a Returnee (5)

Journey To Italy- Untold Stories Of A Returnee (4)

DURKU! that’s what she called the place. It’s a small village from where we were to board a jeep that will take us across the border into Libya. After raping us all, madam UC pleaded with the leader to drop us at durku. He refused at first, they even left. She had began to sob … Continue reading Journey To Italy- Untold Stories Of A Returnee (4)

The Liberator – FINALE

Not bothering to check if Star Lady was still around that vicinity, Gbemi walked into the street, she tried checking briefly but didn’t see the green spacebus in the parking lot. Gbemi wondered what she would have done about it even if she sighted it. She kept walking in the middle of the road, hoping … Continue reading The Liberator – FINALE

The Liberator – Episode 5

Sitting alone with those questions ramming her mind, Gbemi became restless, she stood to visit the ladies, but she feared that her english might not come out urban enough for comprehension by anyone she asked, she decided not to ask anyone then. She almost fell when she stood, obviously, she was not getting accustomed to … Continue reading The Liberator – Episode 5

The Liberator – Episode 4

Gbemi encountered her first disappointment when she got to Esther’s temporary apartment in the village that Friday morning with her luggage for the city heavily packed in a big bag, and met five other ladies there. They were familiar faces and the way they dressed showed that they were also going to the city. What … Continue reading The Liberator – Episode 4

The Liberator – Episode 3

Esther visited the family the next day too, and she attended the Sunday service that followed. Although she had brought a new big bible for Pa Fakunle and a beautiful ankara for his wife, yet, the money she gave to the couple on the evening of her first visit caused a commotion in the house; … Continue reading The Liberator – Episode 3

The Liberator – Episode 2

The miraculous encounter with the older lady changed the lunch and dinner of the old clergyman and his family members that Thursday evening. Gbemi had been sent to collect food stuffs on credit from the family’s usual messiah – Iya Alate. But as fortune would have it, the beautiful girl had encountered blessing. If not … Continue reading The Liberator – Episode 2

The Liberator – Episode 1

Gbemisola was now feeling odd at the way the lady was staring at her. It was not uncommon for people to stare at her in this manner, but the people that did this were men. Virtually all the men that came across her stared lustfully, – but not women – most ladies that stared at … Continue reading The Liberator – Episode 1


MOTEL BLUES (part One) *** “I go marry next year”, Bella said in her fabulous pidgin as she busied by the dressing mirror. I froze as her words hit me. She instinctively turned my way and continued. “I don dey old for hia. I no for tell anoda babe, buh you be my padi. I … Continue reading MOTEL BLUES [Episode I]

Hospitality Business … (Part 2)

She wondered why she was using that tone of voice. “Ma !” she quickly put on her slippers and hurried downstairs. Halima had returned and was standing behind her seat. She was dressed in a tiny dress and her nails were beautiful as usual. Aunty had a look on her face she had never seen … Continue reading Hospitality Business … (Part 2)

Hospitality Business… (Part 1)

When Uyi left for the city and returned years later in a big black car to build a house for her mother and promise take her brothers back to Europe with her, the whole village was excited. Adesuwa remembered jumping up and down with other children as she watched her Cousin step out of her … Continue reading Hospitality Business… (Part 1)

The Runner

Chinwe loved people and was equally loved. Her dark skin, delicate features, bright eyes and keen intelligence made her a composite of beauty. Her modest fifteen-year old world was picture perfect until that night when the news came that her father had been killed by a hit-and-run driver. It was barely two weeks to her … Continue reading The Runner