WHY ARE BOYS LIKE THIS? (a short story by Oppong Clifford Benjamin)

Boys who are approaching their 30s with big dreams in their hearts and a taste for luxury and glamour live in some kind of imaginary world. The above statement will make you think I am about to tell you a story of the wishes and dreams of some boys who, on a Saturday afternoon, gathered… Continue reading WHY ARE BOYS LIKE THIS? (a short story by Oppong Clifford Benjamin)

A HOUSE WITHOUT HOME (a poem by Ayeyemi Taofeek)

Where is the last path on this map? Where does it leads? The end or the beginning of endlessness? I’m exhausted cramming every escape route that leads out of this chink – a house without home – such is a life without laughter. The fleshes of the tortoiseshell-skinned beads of my rosary are now smoothened… Continue reading A HOUSE WITHOUT HOME (a poem by Ayeyemi Taofeek)

OCHI by Agbalokwu Chibuike

“More towns men are still coming. Would we wait till what time?” Okelekwu was visibly disturbed as he looked around the crowded pub. Crowded in relative to the discreet meeting they are about to have.” He just searched for where to hold the meeting and decided on this place. I am not comfortable. ” “The… Continue reading OCHI by Agbalokwu Chibuike

…AND ỌNỤ HATED LOVE (part 2) by Chijioke Ngobili

Pangs of unrest and signs of troubles to come were gradually hovering around the thoughts and feelings of Ọnụ, for he felt things heavily when they’re about to come. Whatever it was, he wouldn’t know either. And he’d not want to give pessimism any chances in his mind. He had formally proposed to Onyinye a… Continue reading …AND ỌNỤ HATED LOVE (part 2) by Chijioke Ngobili

MY SWEET LITTLE COURAGE

Nche did not bother bantering with the pupils lining his path. The gutter surrounding Santa Maria Church was already littered by pupils with their lunch packs, eating and japing. The stairs was reserved for the big kids and the bullies and others rich enough to buy ice cream, though the pupils attending Santa Maria Primary… Continue reading MY SWEET LITTLE COURAGE