Thinking Aloud

             IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT.

                               I rushed into the kitchen only to find my chef dicing...

THE LITTLE DROPS…

‘I’m going to the moon right now!’ Ebuka exclaimed as he mounted  the table in the sitting room. Wiping the tiny drops of perspiration...

Bad Omen (Àmi Buburu)

‘You have ceased to be one of my Chiefs with immediate effect!’ Oba Adegoke declared with fury in his eyes, ‘Balogun, leave my ààfin (palace) immediately!’...

THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES…

Fresh trickle of joyful tears traded position with the erstwhile excruciating tears from Mabel’s fatigued eyes. A broad smile spread across the oblong face...

J.J.C

My heart leaped for joy, the moment my eyes flashed at the inscription: ‘FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, ODOGBOLU.’ Two of the other students’ passengers who noticed...

NO EXCUSES PLEASE…

  There is a popular product in the market which is almost as old as creation itself. It is so easy to manufacture, easy to...

TANIMOLA: THE VOICE OF AN UNBORN CHILD

THE VOICE OF AN UNBORN CHILD “On your marks!” the referee called out. My heart skipped as the voice of the middle-aged man thundered into...

NEXT IN LINE…

‘This dress looks absolutely great on you,’ my fashion designer ran her sparkling eyes round me, ‘not with this accentuation of your vital curves…’ ‘Please...

THE MISSING PAGES

‘How to succeed in business,’ Anike recited aloud in a sing song manner from her diary. ‘Honey, you have been on that solo for the...

THE CHEAPEST COMMODITY

  ‘Nice choice of words!’ I marvelled at my own writing and muttered huge thanks when I called to mind, Mr. Akomolede, my eagle-eyed primary...

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THE CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER FOURTEEN

CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER THIRTEEN The tall figure advanced towards me. He turned off the flashlight and then powered the fluorescent...

THE CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER THIRTEEN

CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER TWELVE ‘So near, yet we seem very far apart from each other,’ Adaora shook her head as...

THE CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER TWELVE

CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER ELEVEN ‘Dabira, is this really you?’ Chief Mbadiwe walked towards me, smiling. As he drew nearer, a familiar...

THE CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER ELEVEN

CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER TEN ‘Hello Dabra, can you hear me?’ Nana's voice pricked my eardrum. 'I’m listening,’ I whispered. ‘Please, speak up;...

THE CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER TEN

CONTINUED FROM CHAPTER NINE I resumed work the next day with that feeling you get when you just had a...

CHRONICLES OF DABIRA – CHAPTER NINE

‘Ada, it is not what you think,’ I repeated with imploring eyes as though I was standing before a...

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SHATTERED DREAMS

EXT. ADANNE’S HOME – MORNING - 2011 We see TWO GIRLS smartly dressed in blue and white school uniforms waiting for someone. ADANNE comes out...

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