Quietly stepping out, Ozy slowly shut and locked the door to her small self-contained flat, shoved the key down the back pocket of her denim shorts before walking towards the gate. The time was about 6:04 that Saturday morning and the rest of the neighbours were yet to awaken. Ozy was on a mission this … Continue reading Red Paper.
EPISODE 1 – CHANGES INT – GIRLS HOSTEL – CHROME INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTRE Lima is on her bed giggling while her roommate looks at her LIMA What? AMANDA Whats his name? LIMA Who’s name? AMANDA The guy that’s making you blush? LIMA Oh come on. There’s no guy CUT TO: DIARY ROOM LIMA (Talking directly … Continue reading Chrome
He usually did not go out of the office, but he had just been truly pushed to the edge by his next line supervisor at work and presently felt like a pressure pot about to blow its’ top off. The office environment really irritated him, he needed to cool off, he told them he was … Continue reading In The Depth Of The High
Amara slowly descended the staircase, step-by-step. Where had everyone gone this Saturday afternoon? Waking up from her short nap, she was shocked to find an empty apartment. Both Mum and Dad were not in their bedroom, and neither was Junior, her younger brother of eleven anywhere to be found. Such had not happened since they … Continue reading Amara.
“How are you?” Chiugo’s eyes flickered open to the blackness. She must have dozed off while watching Grojband. Today was a public holiday, so Mummy had let her stay up late. Chiugo liked cartoons a lot. “How are you?” Coco was on a talking spree this early and Chiugo wished he would shut up and stop … Continue reading Urban Jungle
I grew up in a large five bedroom bungalow, the compound was not fenced, there was a perimeter fence for the whole barracks with soldiers guarding the gates and on patrol 24 hours a day. The men lived some distance away from the officers within the same barracks sometimes called Base. The barracks was 20 … Continue reading Mango Juice – Part 1
“We should stop by the restaurant. I have not eaten this morning and I’m sure you haven’t too; that’s if you are okay with that” He said in a cool voice with his hand firmly on the steering. “It’s fine.” I said without looking up. I wonder why he added “if it’s okay with me.” … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 21
“Ha! Collins Do you want to kill me. My Lord will deal with you!” “Woman, keep shut and stop ranting. Haven’t I told you to stop disgracing yourself all about? That’s what you and that your nincompoop of a child does! Always disgracing and bringing dent to my name. . . haven’t I tried for … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 20
It’s crazy how you sleep on and wake up to the thoughts of the same person. I felt like picking up my phone to call Jide but I won’t. I know it’s pride but I won’t. I decided to hit the showers, prepare a minor breakfast and get dressed for the hospital but somehow I … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 19
The mention of Amaka made me stood still. Which Amaka? My Amaka or another one? I had to satisfy my curiosity. . . “Please sirs and mas, which Amaka are we talking about here?” I asked inquisitively. “And who are you to question a family matter?” the man who is claiming Amaka’s paternity fired back. … Continue reading MEMOIRS OF A REPENTANT SLUT ~ Episode 18
For Sir Wole Soyinka on his birthday: I.) Tell us who he is not For who he is- we already know: Of plays and letters The poet, the laureate; Chief Baroka, the cunning old Lion Ake and the Black Orpheus. II.) Tell not of confinements nor trials Of brother Jero: Lagos ’67 or Kaduna ’79 … Continue reading 13 VERSES OF JULY (a Poetic Memior for Wole Soyinka)
I grabbed her top. . . “Wetin do Aunty Amaka?” I was coming back from my friend’s place when I saw an okada jam a bus and Aunty Amaka was the one on the okada. She was bleeding and she looks unconscious to me. “Bleeding? Unconscious? Where? How? What’s going on?” “It was opposite our … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 16
“Babe! I’m so sorry I haven’t come to check on you in two days. . .” “It’s okay. I understand everything.” “No, not like that. . .” “I said I understand. . . Jide was here to see me yesterday and he tried to hide so many things from me but I can see disappointment … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 15
Sometimes, unnecessary stress makes someone add unnecessary weight. . . such was the dilemma I found myself in. Everything about me had changed. It was like I have lost the two most important persons to me. . . No sex in three weeks; so very unusual. I seemed to have already lost interest in life; … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 14
“Hi. Good morning.” “Good morning. How can I help you ma’am?” “Thanks. I am looking for someone who was admitted at this hospital. His name is Adewale Olusola.” “Who are you to him? And is he expecting you?” “I am. . .” I wanted to say I am a friend which would definitely mean he … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut ~ Episode 13