There is a saying in Yoruba: “Omo mi ku san ju omo mi nu lo” – {My child is dead is more bearable than my child is lost} These words haunted me ...
I’ve always had a thing for romantic stories. Maybe it’s because I’ve got two divorced parents who haven’t found love yet. Loneliness and false ...
This is a continuation of the BN Prose series: A Faith of tWiSts. {Click here to read Part I } and {click here to read Part II} *** “Wh—what is ...
Part One Picking up the scraps on the streets of New York City It was hot and humid on another busy day in New York City. People, the young ...
The Contract is a series on BN Prose. Read the first two parts of The Contract HERE & HERE *** Victor pulled his shirt over his head and ...
The water that gushed out of the shower handle diluted her tears, attenuated it, as if it had the right. The stupid liquid, splattering off her ...
My madam is not necessarily the easiest person to work for. She has her moments and can be outright crazy. I have come to understand her and her ...
Mum always said I would suffer from a nervous breakdown. She was right about that one. She was right about a lot of things. “You won't kill ...
{The Contract is a series on BN Prose. Please click here to read part I, if you missed it} *** A heavy blanket of confusion settled over ...
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{Read the preceding parts of this story here} This would be the first time Rotimi is beheading someone. He plugs in his earphones for ...
“Were you trying to give me a heart attack when you sent me that text, sir?” Victor asked, laughing. “Oh please,” Chief replied, “I merely asked ...
"He doesn't exist " Sandra declared and Blessing gasped in faux shock. "I'm sure he's just a myth and a figment of her imagination." Sandra ...
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At the mall – as I walked out of the coolness of the complex on my way to the parking lot, happily bearing the weight of groceries in the yellow ...
Click here to read the first part of this story. ***** Not many will understand my story. It plays in my head over and over like a catchy song. ...
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It was a few days to Valentine’s Day, and on my way home from the NYSC secretariat, I stopped at the bank, to be shocked at how crowded the hall ...
I roll my eyes at this whole frenzy about Yòrùbá demons. The way Lagosians like to just fixate on one thing ehn? Everyone will just jump on one ...
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She was everything I thought a woman should be. She had everything in my approved proportion. The right attitude, the right complexion, a ...
She will take one look at me and she will know. Mother will somehow smell it, sense it, feel it. I do not want to go home, where she will be, ...
Fifi arrived at the restaurant; it had been a long time since she went out on a date. After the break up with her last boyfriend of three years, ...
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 ...