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 ...
Words: those little things that give life to our feelings, our depth and our identities. Words are what tie this eclectic anthology together. The ...
Samira raised her hand to her neck; something was choking her; she couldn’t breathe…her hand touched the smooth fabric of her hijab…oh; she ...
Do you have that feeling sometimes? It’s hard to put it into words… but…this is how I feel. I want to run… and scream. But, then I also want the ...
Right on cue, Tina came, barely holding on to three questionable-looking drinks with Nikky right behind her. “Look who I found,” Tina said. She ...
At 8.15pm, it was a perfect night for a grand event. The sky was clear, occasionally, the wind moved the leaves to register its existence. I ...
It was the first time I met Oluwakemi Olatunde. She had been on vacation and now she was back to work at the top magazine company where I had ...