Arafa

The Great Scholar International School (GSIS) was not particularly great, scholarly, or in any way international. The proprietress, Mrs. Eucharia Odumah, a retired public school principal, had originally…

Ojonya

When Ojonya moved in with Anwuli at the end of their youth service year, it was with the understanding that she would start contributing to expenses once she…

Àbẹ̀ní

Alhaji Muhideen Teslim Tanko, philanthropist, town’s elder man, and owner of Tanko Motors, Tanko Rentals, Tanko Furnishings and Tanko Water celebrated his 75th birthday with improvidence. The party…

Block 244 – Flat Three

Block 244 – Flat Two

1995 – Five years before Flat One On Sundays, Mother, Maami and I gather diligently to watch Checkmate. It was the only show we jointly enjoyed: I liked…

Block 244 – Flat One

Year: 2000 It was a Saturday morning made for washing clothes, eating ogi and akara and sleeping aimlessly. The residents of Block 244, Abesan Estate, were out in…

Àṣàbí Ṣa Dolar 

On her second day of work, Àwẹ̀lẹ́ slapped a customer.   I was at my desk tallying up the cash receipts with the sales book when I heard raised voices…

Expected Outcomes

The entire gang was here in my house: Timi, Ebube, and Akah. They all looked uncomfortable but determined to discharge their duty as good friends. Everyone was uncharacteristically…

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Welcome! I am a recovering writer learning the ropes again. It is a pleasure to have you on this journey with me. I hope you enjoy reading the stories I write, as much as I (hopefully) enjoy writing them.

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