My beautiful son was fast asleep on the bed; he looked so peaceful. I could hear his gentle breathing and see the rise and fall of his chest. ...
Remember that movie ‘Narrow escape’ starring Pete Edochie, Saint Obi, Francis Duru (I hope I’m not mixing up the names)? That movie was on point; ...
The poster is old. There are folds around its edges. I reach out to straighten them. I know it is useless but I try. Slowly, my right hand moves ...
Being the first born, it fell on my shoulders to arrange the funeral. My father had always told us as we grew up that in the event of his death, ...
It was 5pm; Yemisi and I were planning to attend church service by 6pm. I closed my eyes to take a quick nap but Yemisi started “We need to do ...
I turned my head away from Temi. It took two days of deep reflection to reach this acceptance stage. But here they were, Temi and Tayo, ...
She dropped the receiver in its cradle and held on to the kitchen table for support. She feared that the contents of her stomach would want to be ...
I took ‘my big leap of faith’ and decided to go visit Jide in Ogun state all the way from Delta state. I had met him about a month ago at my ...
Papa dies in the middle of the night, when the noise hitting through the lusty sky agitates the windows. When I first came to work here, to live ...
“Hey Sarah, how do I look?” Pamela asked, turning to check her back-view in the mirror. Sarah chuckled. “You know you really don’t need that ...
The couple stood facing each other in front of the church, the priest, and the whole world. It was the bride’s turn to repeat the vows after the ...
“Mommy, mommy, guess what?” The little girl turned excited eyes on her mother. “What Tobi? First of all, why are your socks so dirty ...
I am drunk. At this stage of my drunkenness though, I am surprisingly coordinated, but barely. I’m sure that with one more drink, I would lose ...
I watched them through the window. They always quarrel loudly. This time Papa Anya slaps her, then he pauses, comes to the window and draws the ...
The minute she first laid eyes on him, Funke knew she could never go back to Bode. Femi was tall, broad-shouldered, lean and thick all at once; ...
You remember him liking your pictures on Instagram, last year March. You remember him following you and you following back but not liking his ...
We got our travel wallets promptly that morning, I have always heard about the Kwa Falls located in Cross River state in Nigeria. It is a ...
The sun is high up in the sky; they say it rises in the east. He imagines this must be the east because it has blasted down upon his face each ...
Leo nwam, Asking you how you are will be a half-baked question. The post card and pictures you sent the other day have answered the question of ...
“Try it, it is nice!” he tried to stick a fork loaded with prawns into my mouth. “No thanks, you know that I don’t eat prawns” I said with a ...