Category Archives: SHORT STORY

THE NIGHTMARE

He was one of the last people to leave the hall, he was making sure that his “Is” were dotted and his “Ts” were crossed. He had embarked on this new system to avoid any last minute hitches. Hitherto, he … Continue reading

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CROSSROAD

It has taken me a long time to come to terms with writing this, I have had the thoughts in my head since last year when the ball was set rolling. I have thought it over several times, turning down … Continue reading

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PAUCITY

BY SULAIMAN BELLO My brother was a loud snorer, comparing the level of the noise his snore generated with that of the barber’s never silent generator during the day was within bounds, and that night I am sure he was … Continue reading

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A MOLUE RIDE

I checked my wristwatch and realised I had been on that spot for more than twenty minutes. Everything was beginning to irritate me – not just the delay but also the sight of where we stood. Coming here wasn’t a … Continue reading

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SHADOWS AND SILHOUETTES

BY: SULAIMAN BELLO The early morning sun was brighter than usual, the day was cold and dry outside. characteristics of the harmattan season. Duro yawned and stretched, cursing the morning for coming so fast. The cold had made the sleep … Continue reading

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MY LAGOS STORY

I spent most of my growing up years in Akure “Oloyemekun,” the land of the famed Oba Adesida. Akure was a very nice place to grow up. A fascinating city that refuses to let go of its fantastic communal life. … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT STROKES

Nike sat on the veranda. She needed to sit there to access fresh air. The heat in the sitting room had become unbearable. The neighbourhood had been in darkness for about two weeks since the transformer in the area developed … Continue reading

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