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What He Said…(Part 6 – Final)

When they walked into the living room holding hands just as Bola and his fiancée had done, the room fell silent. Mrs. Daramola couldn’t combine the look of barely contained elation and contentment on her niece’s face with the tear streaks lining them but Lola’s mother merely looked between Kole and her daughter and smiled, … Continue reading What He Said…(Part 6 – Final)

MANHOOD IN THE MOUTH (a short play)

MANHOOD IN THE MOUTH (a short play)

Moses S. Olarotimi -TALESMEN   ACT 1, SCENE 1   (At the palace, King Gbadegeshin; his wife; Iyalode and his council-chiefs are all seated in deliberation. In walks Dongari; a village warrior with some men and Ifedunni; the village harlot)   Dongari: (breathing heavily) Your Highness we caught her with his manhood in her mouth. … Continue reading MANHOOD IN THE MOUTH (a short play)

What He Said…(Part 4)

  The place was set. Mrs. Tosin Daramola, Bola’s mother, had jokingly commented earlier that morning on how she wished Bola would go through so many pains to make her house look like it did for the party, on a regular basis. The decorations were mostly in soft colors; light yet very appealing as the … Continue reading What He Said…(Part 4)

What He Said…(Part 3)

“Guy, you’re making this thing too much of a big deal. Lola adores you; I’m sure she’ll come around.” Bola sighed, for what seemed to be the fiftieth time that afternoon. He had asked his four closest friends to meet with him to discuss some final details of the party arrangements—and also to calm his … Continue reading What He Said…(Part 3)

A BRIDE TOO SOON (Chapter 1)

“When a foolish person is doing something he is not ashamed of, then it is always a difficult task to call him to order.” An old man began a conversation with his friends this way as they sat under the large Afugwu tree near the centre of the village square over kegs of palm wine. … Continue reading A BRIDE TOO SOON (Chapter 1)

YimuCentral: The Adventures Of Akpors and Other Stories

YimuCentral: The Adventures Of Akpors and Other Stories

THE ADVENTURES OF AKPORS SYNOPSIS When Akpors finds a beautiful girl one fateful morning, calling out to him from the entrance of a church building, he thinks all of his prayers have been answered. Robbed off the basic pleasures of life at an early age, and thrown into the street to fend for himself, Akpors … Continue reading YimuCentral: The Adventures Of Akpors and Other Stories