Stories

Our Last Night Together 1

I lay on the bed awake staring at the ceiling. It was so quiet that the sound from the intermittent ticking of the clock...

The Watchmaker

Two days ago,the watch maker turned 50. Two days ago, the executive also turned 50. Yesterday, the watch maker spread his mat on the neatly swept...

​I Met With the President!!

This is a summary of my recent meeting with the president of our great country together with some of his close aides and what...

My First Visit To Yaba, Lagos

Everyone knows Yaba; at least every Lagosian does. On the mainland, after Surulere and Ikeja, Yaba has to be the next bubbling place to...

Musings Of An Akokite. 

The University of Lagos. University of First Choice and the Nation's Pride. Interesting place, more interesting people. Let's talk about, what I like to call,...

19 Chess

"You are hereby sentenced to twenty-five years imprisonment with hard labour" were the final words of the judge's verdict. Of course I was guilty...

Thoughtless Speech

He had just realized I was in the class. Lost in his thoughtless speech, he had raved on and on about how the Hausas...

The Devil Called JAMB

Photo credit: Ihejirika Jonathan

​I Killed for Love

​I had one shot. It brushed his left knee and punched a hole in the wall. He halted, racing no more but exhibited no...

The ChatChe Dress Code

I’ve always wanted to write about this for some time now but you know how life can get sometimes but thankfully not today. Today...