Category Archives: FICTION

All works under this category are purely imaginative.

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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This Memory Must Be Sketched

Mazi  Ejike has departed us and this is too painful to bear. So on Saturday , hopefully the rains would be resting in the clouds , gazing down, silent at his funeral  and it wouldn’t forget to pay its last … Continue reading

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James: The Proposal – ADEKANBI ADEMOLA M

It was the evening of Christmas Eve, the sun has crawled to its abode leaving the stage for the moon and stars to light the path of the creatures and creations. PHCN as usual had seized the light but the … Continue reading

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Bola’s Tales Part 3 – QUEEN IZUWA

Excerpt from part 2: I knew better than to let my guard down around madam busy bee, ”They are just so beautiful together,” I said in response. She hissed, took her phone and walked out, going into the next office … Continue reading

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First Battle For Love – JOHN DOE

  Making the last right, my heart fell as Siri uttered, “You have arrived at your destination Oluchi.” Her voice was always so sweet. When I do resign myself to building a woman, her soothing pitch would be high on … Continue reading

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Zaina’s Nightmare.

Ruquayatu elopes with death. She does this sin, despite the fact that she once made a pact with life, death came and she took its hands, calmly, with a furtive smile that her mother wasn’t happy of. She was the … Continue reading

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