I watched him as he sat in my living room; the crossed legs, the erect bearing and his aloof mien spoke of breeding that appealed to my heart. I ...
Kambili caught her reflection in the full length mirror and was instantly moved to tears. She had chosen an ivory gown for her wedding dress ...
“Six thousand Naira,” said the receptionist with a dry voice. Her brown eyes watched Chike, his double chin, his enormous chest protruding ...
The camp market in the evening was very interesting. Oluomachukwu didn’t want to go at first because she didn’t know what to expect, but she ...
The first thing they noticed when they got into the office was the blood; because he was wearing a white shirt and the blood was like a splash of ...
It was a sunny afternoon. The sun was lofty high in the sky. And its rays reflected on the lonely path that led to the village market. The path ...
The festive season was around and just like everyone else, Ngozi was preparing to travel to her hometown in Port-Harcourt to celebrate with her ...
He would have been pleased to stop right in front of her gate as usual, even if it meant being stuck in the Island-bound traffic that was slowly ...
The truth artfully tucked away in the mind, many times radiates out of the face; and in an unguarded moment, the mouth could unearth it at the ...
Every man wants a piece of you. They see you looking ripe like the apple before Adam had a taste. They see you looking brighter than the future ...
Dokun was very good with words. He was the kind that would tell engaging stories when they were needed. He would present believable stories ...
Selena woke up that summer morning with a start. Rob, her husband of sixty months slept not so quietly beside her. She turned to stare at him for ...
{Click here to read the preceding part of this story} “What does she mean?” I ask. “Who did a good job?” He’s standing still, like a statute, ...
Kolapo stifled a yawn once again, wiped his eyes, glanced at the wall clock, and raised his hand to ask a question after Pastor Onyeachonam had ...
Bayo spontaneously called Funmi during the weekend; he had just flown into Lagos with his friend. As Funmi had no prior plans that late ...
“New” was the first word I heard. My vision was blurry. The light was too bright but there was a shade in the middle. Someone or an animal was in ...
The wind of the evening pushed the branch of the tree planted right behind their window. The sound of the branch together with the howl of the ...
You know it is love because it is the only thing you have never really felt for a man, and you’ve felt them all – mild attraction, lust, and even ...
Suleiman made his debut appearance in our compound on the day Iya Bunmi died. There had been a deafening scream that hot afternoon coming from ...
There had been no electricity at Makama, Unilag of course, and the hall ex-cos were planning to protest. I barely slept through the thick heat of ...