Category Archives: FICTION

All works under this category are purely imaginative.

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

Posted in FICTION | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bola’s Tales: Exposed – QUEEN IZUWA

Excerpt from last episode: “I dropped something in your bag.” “What could that be?’’ I asked rubbing my waist against his groin He chuckled at my teasing with that charming smile that held me spell bound from the start. “Oh … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION, SERIES | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Just Five Minutes: A Story On Depression And Suicide

Kimberly parked her 2016 Range Rover Sports car and stepped out of the car barefoot. She was parked in a corner of the Third Mainland Bridge, and she stared at the long stretch of road before her unseeingly. She automatically … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION, Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bola’s Tales: The Meet – QUEEN IZUWA

It’s my best friend Sade’s birthday and we decided to have a girl’s night out to celebrate the occasion. So there we were sitting at a round table at the center of Vapours Night Club, open to the glaring eyes … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION, SERIES | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Heart Like Mama’s

​The chickens had begun to take to their roosts as the sun gradually effaced to twilight and the bleating goats meandered through the yards to settle in the dusk of the day. We trudged along the bush paths back home. … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bim Rolls – AYOMIDE WAYNE

Bimbo ran as fast as his legs could carry. It looked more like he was jumping through distance, his feet moving swiftly as his body pushed speedily against the direction of the wind, his ‘ORIGINAL’ Snapback almost falling off. “Your … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION, Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How Come How Long – DA JANDY

She pushed Jim to the wall. It wasn’t the first time she had to do this. Jim had constantly yelled at her for petty things, ranging from not making his coffee the way he loved it to other infinitesimal issues. Yetunde … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION, Short Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Estella – GODWAYNE AYOMIDE OGU

My pen was drifting swiftly across the breadth of my notebook with my legs, crossed; the left knee lying below the right. My eyes were fixed on this page. I sat there in the bus, unable to sense any of the … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Debacle – ALABI AYOMIDE

I was so eager to move to the university. I was tired of being referred to as a secondary school student, I wanted to be free, I also wanted to be my own man. I applied to all seven Ivy … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Mirror And One Curse – SOLOMON UHIARA

The flower happened to be yellow. Strands of dry, thin and light rubrus stems sagged below the tired leaves. It was the first thing Amuka saw immediately he flung the door open. It was on her head, tied with a … Continue reading

Posted in FICTION | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment