When daddy brought Aunty Nneka into the house as our house-maid, I felt sad because my friends in school had always told me that house maids were witches, and family killjoys. I cried so much begging daddy to send Aunty Nneka away, but daddy would not listen. “Why can’t you trust me this once? She … Continue reading An Odd World
WRITE UP BY DINDY:WICKEDNESS Please do not share without talking to me personally and asking for permission, thank you for reading this write up… This word”WICKEDNESS” is the way of the devil; it is the way the devil works, but now presently human beings have tend to click to it and have learnt to be … Continue reading Story By Dindy: Wickedness
Elizabeth was sitting on a small stool in the kitchen. She was preparing dinner for her brothers. Her face was swollen and her eyes were dull and heavy. She had been crying. Her heart was broken. She couldn’t help wondering why life treated her the way it did. She kept on sighing and sighing. Nature … Continue reading Beyond Redemption
At this time of the day, the crows have roosted, the dogs in their various kennels sleeping or keeping guard, the cats having their naps and the neighbourhood snoring. Gentle, cold breeze, resulting from the earlier rains was blowing over the area. Everywhere was calm and everyone asleep — well, everyone except Tayo, the thrift … Continue reading The Thrift Collector
For our house we dey chop well-well,we dey chop. God don butter our bread, come sugar our tea.He don bless us so much with food sote all the domestic and international animals wey dey our house dey form Mofasa. Make you for take know say I nor dey lie, the rats wey dey our compound … Continue reading Rat Palava
* Just this week, I read in horror about the gruesome murder of a final year student in Badagry, Lagos- very close to where I live. It’s still fresh on our minds, the incident that occurred last year involving the ALUU four, just like the ALUU boys, the student who was brutally murdered with his … Continue reading What Was My Crime?
The city is painted red Awash with the blood of the lowly Innocent, slaves, servants Lives of war and sex Maidens defiled by monsters Their pride, a prize for the savage. Wickedness in high places The departure of freedom The emergence of woe and foe Bloody sacrifice for bloody freedom Freedom, even as it … Continue reading Man’s Wickedness To Man