He Stepped on the Gas So I am back writing. This is Lagos. I work here. The city is has been described in by many people with many adjectives. Idyllic is not one of them. The nature of my job makes me take lots of routes to lots of places. My current route home takes […]Read more "He Stepped On the Gas"
“That just sounds like something Bill Cosby would do…” Her eyes opened, the corners of her lips lifted, and then the eyes twinkled. She let out a very brief but hearty laugh. For a moment, I had penetrated the wall that had been set up before me. All was well and the world stood still […]Read more "She Laughed… She Felt Bad"
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And so Obinna explained that Akhidje had hidden all the letters Ahanna sent over the years. Obinna promised to set up Akhidje with his Dad only if he promised to assist in wooing process. Vero could not believe it. Something felt wrong all those years Obinna professed love for her but Akhidje would not let […]Read more "No 5, Ezeobi Street VI"
Kunle had suggested that they went out in disguises. It was the only way. Things had been rough in the area recently. In nearby villages, kidnapping and gunpoint robbery had been reported to be quite alarming in the past few weeks. The change in government had left the already disgruntled indigenes even more so. There […]Read more "The Forewarning… Part I"
The view from her hotel window made her want more, more out of life. “The rich in this city don’t have two heads,” she mused. Hence she decided to go out and see the city. She walked along; trying to breathe calmly and absorb all the energy coming from the city of Lagos streets. She […]Read more "Anita Okojie"