Category Archives: FICTION

All works under this category are purely imaginative.

Uncle Nana – OKAFOR OZIOMA

I rushed home tired and famished after a long day at school. All I craved now was shower, good food, my neatly laid bed and peace and quiet. But what I met at home was a far cry from peace … Continue reading

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The Watchman – OGBEWE FAMOUS AMADIN

Ex Captain, Marcus Keyamo prepared a small arsenal for his mission. His Kevlar vest embraced him. Decked in all black full body armour, he was ready to melt into the night. “The night is for the watchman.” his squad leader … Continue reading

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Late Night Conversations

It was a perfect evening for taking a stroll. The paths leading to the Reserve were a rustling carpet of golden leaves and the air hung heavy with the smell of dry bush and bonfires. Perry and I walked in … Continue reading

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Ode And The Contraband

Ode Amadi carried with him a queer smile while he leaned lukewarm on the left side door hinge. I had not seen his face for several years, since he went away on a long journey to the city of Onitsha … Continue reading

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The Home Coming

The long limbs of twilight played a slow game of police-catch-thief with the last signs of daylight. The sun had not risen when he left Lagos.  A medley of bad roads which were a fixture of bloated government budgets, and … Continue reading

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The Devil In Him Part 2

Excerpt from Part 1: “You have been drinking again,” she said amidst her sobbing but he didn’t answer. He gave a high pitched laugh and discarding his clothes, stepped into the bathroom and drowned her sobbing with the noise of … Continue reading

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The Devil In Him

Rose came awake with a jerk and she rubbed her eyes with the back of her palm in a disoriented motion. The high pitched laugh that had woken her up came again this time right outside the bedroom door and … Continue reading

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Lousy Joints

My granddad dislikes rainfall. Not just it, he dislikes everything that comes with it; the chilly breeze, the mist, everything. He hates the fact that he has to be reminded once more of the leaking roof that never quits dripping … Continue reading

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Running To The City

It will be falsely presumed, if rather, I say that she had a certain powerful control over me. It too would mean that I hadn’t much of a choice in the matter. Also, it would definitely mean that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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A Date With The Beasts – M.M. SULEIMAN

  The wind stood still. Somehow the trees still danced, the palm trees waved from one direction to the other, as though they listened to a jazzy beats played by the bland weather. Kasuwa was full that day, it was … Continue reading

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