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One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

Okon Itiaba stumbled out of the black Ford Taurus sedan and then steadied himself. A couple of passers-by approached him as if to offer assistance. He smiled but waved them off. He slammed the door shut behind him and then pocketed the car keys. His shoes crunched against the gravel as he walked towards the … Continue reading One Sunday Morning in Atlanta

Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Question Jam Answer

Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Question Jam Answer

By howyoudey Naija Tales from Los Angeles 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 instalment, Shakara Oloje, Chidi and Ayo found themselves in jail … Continue reading Naija Tales from Los Angeles: Question Jam Answer

The diary of a Naija boy in the Diaspora XXII – Christmass without the Mass

The diary of a Naija boy in the Diaspora XXII – Christmass without the Mass

I missed home today for the first time in the Diaspora and the reason is the experience I had with a certain family, the Boltons who invited a few of us over for a festive dinner at their home. Mal and Wendy who have been married for about 35 years, invited a few of us … Continue reading The diary of a Naija boy in the Diaspora XXII – Christmass without the Mass

Naija Tales From Los Angeles: Roforofo Fight

Naija Tales From Los Angeles: Roforofo Fight

“Naija Tales from 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. Chidi lifted the meaty bone slowly out of the calabash bowl and then covetously … Continue reading Naija Tales From Los Angeles: Roforofo Fight