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Owner’s Day

By Aniekan Andikan: This was by far the easiest money he was going to make. Despite this, he felt so insulted that he developed a certain malicious attitude towards his agent. How could he sign him up for such a…

Twice Shy

Twice Shy by Aniekan Andikan

By Aniekan Andikan: I was chilling at the students’ park in my school and thinking about how I was going to manage the remaining 5000 Naira in my pocket till the end of the week. I was deep in thought…

Ode to Rainfall

By QUIBAOS: The Sky is Grey The sky is grey, The sky is grey and leaves From trees do aught but dance. rusted rooftops- Brown for th’re old. They jolt and bow and clap for Angry the wind is. Clothes…

THE GAMES WE PLAY 2

By Marymartin Okoabu: One week later I had to leave, for School just resumed. Aunt Efua become moody, telling me she would miss me. I will also miss her for she had become a senior sister to me. She told…

She’s Trapped

She's Trapped by Aniekan Andikan

Even though she tries to mask her sadness with smiles, I see it. I see the laughter that doesn’t reach her eyes. I see the plastic smiles that only stop at the corners of her mouth. She’s not happy. She’s…

THE GAMES WE PLAY 1

By Marymartin Okoabu: I met aunt EFua through my aunt, aunt Kate. Aunt Kate had called, telling me she would be coming to Calabar on a contract she had gotten for her catering service and will need my assistance. The…

Adam’s Roar (Children’s Story)

By Adeabdul: Adam and the Roar In a far away jungle was little lion cub named Adam. He was a prince. His daddy was the king. King of the jungle all the other animals listened to him and obeyed him.…

I Saw a Ghost Today

By Victoria B. Willie: I saw a ghost today. It was unbelievable but real. I hate to tell the story because it scared me to the marrow. It scared me when the old man called me by a name which…

Wait

By Olufisayo Amodu: How long will I go on The feeling is strange to me It is like a parasitic feeling I feel clinging to you All I can see is a face even in my dreams.. A thousandth years…

The Negress

By Mojisola Josephine Kuwadinu: Eléyinjú egé! Her rows of waist ìlèkè, Making melodious rhythm As she walks with mincing steps. Òrékeléwà! Eyinjú Elédúà! An epitome of beauty, She outshines other maidens. Behold! Her smile. With the èjí between her teeth.…