The Village Champions (3)

The Village Champions (3)

“Wait, mek I see,” Chijoke said quickly, coming to hold Ray. It was by sheer luck that his eyes caught a green-brown pod reeling against a large slab of stone near the hedge. “Agbara!” he exclaimed. The seemingly harmless pods were dangerous herbs that could cause lasting itching sensation. There were prickly detachable hair-like structures … Continue reading The Village Champions (3)

Know Victor, Know Vanquished 2

Know Victor, Know Vanquished 2

Meanwhile, at that very hour, the Islamic Republic of Arewa was boiling. “Wooohuuu… Wooohuu…” screamed thousands of Almajiri youths as they swarmed the streets of Borno, Bauchi, Zamfara, Sokoto, Niger, Yobe and a few other states. Many danced as they marched around mosques throwing bangers. Kpa, kpa, gbooom… broke the silence of the night as … Continue reading Know Victor, Know Vanquished 2

Imitation of life IV

Imitation of life IV

“Hello?” “Are you still sleeping?” “No, I was in the middle of my morning devotion, what do you think?” I replied, still slightly groggy. “I’ll take that as a yes then.” Dare replied with a laugh. “It must be nice having that much free time.” “It’s called a vacation honey.” I replied sweetly. “What time … Continue reading Imitation of life IV