That fateful day by Tobi Elusakin

      In hindsight, I suppose I deserve what’s happened to me this morning but standing there in front of the chemical engineering lecture theatre, grim-faced, the only thing going through my mind was “Man, today has certainly not started well oo. This is the last class for the semester for God’s sake. How did I […]

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The dialogue

Harold Myers jerked up at the beep of his bedside alarm clock. He didn’t know for how long it must have sounded but when he checked the time, it was 1:30am. It meant there was impending war! Osars was sure going to insult the living daylight out of him. He had to make up a […]

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The housewives II

Tiwalade, 7:45am Oluyole Estate, Ibadan. Same day. Tunde Emmanuels sat on the dining table as he gently tore off the seal on the letter in his hands. His wife never seized to amaze him. She had written him a letter on their anniversary. He wondered when that had become the mode of communication between them. […]

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AWAY…

You’ve asked that I believe in you. You’ve asked that I remain. You’ve asked me to hold on to you, And you’ll be whole again When Dan complained and Roger whined I ignored all they said I chose to believe in your words I wrapped them around my ears… And times have passed… My love […]

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Beautiful grace

I wake up this morning, stretching and yawning. As the facts dawn again, I shrink back in utter pain, My head is laden with fear, there’s guilt I cannot bear. I cry my eyes sore, till tears can form no more! I flounce into my day, Hope my past will fade away, but it keeps […]

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The age-altering naija-born I

n my whole life, I’ve been to just two countries. I’m giving you this unsolicited info so as to avoid making a fallacy of hasty generalizations. Hence, I implore those who have been to more countries to make concrete my observation, which is: na only for this Naija wey people no dey proud of them […]

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The Housewives I

Isn’t today our anniversary? I remember when we first met. It was magical! Your face shone like the morning sun. Mine was like an ignition. Everything was perfect. It’s been fifteen years! All I’ve done is be with you. Tayo is 13, Timi is 10. Iyanu is 8. We have one happy family. Happy? Well, […]

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