Fiction Fiesta: Hacked by herdsmen… – Chineye Ochem

our land is red filled with the blood of its citizens how long will we continue in silence, waking daily to the massacre of our families? two hundred today, five hundred tomorrow children, parents and even the unborn how long will we continue to pray feeling helpless, hopeless and depressed? our grasses and farmlands, formerly green are now watered with the blood of their owners … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Hacked by herdsmen… – Chineye Ochem

Fiction Fiesta: The Curfew by Magnus Ekpiken

Although he was third in the line, the food-seller noticed him. Realizing that he could be a potential big customer, she beckoned him over. “Welcome, sir. Tell me wetin you go chop. Dem go bring am come give you.” “Thank you, madam.” Jeremiah placed his order and the woman knew she had not made a mistake. Her eyes gleamed as she watched Jeremiah walk up … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: The Curfew by Magnus Ekpiken

Fiction Fiesta: The Letter by Magnus Ekpiken

… I did not say a word. I could not say a word. I just sat there like a figure carved from stone. It was all like a bad dream. I remember I kept on wishing I could just open my eyes and discover I had been sleeping. But it was for real. I was sure of that. My friends in lbadan had always pointed … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: The Letter by Magnus Ekpiken

Disruption!… by Chineye Ochem

Not long after the question papers were distributed, and the invigilator gave all his instructions, they were told to start.Gloria quickly glanced through the questions. According to the instructions, they were to answer four out of the five questions, and question one was compulsory. As expected. Good thing, she knows how to answer all five questions. She and Mercy had even discussed the first question … Continue reading Disruption!… by Chineye Ochem

New Book Alert: Read To Love And To Hold by Olubukola Adekusibe @olubukolasthots

To Love And To Hold by Olubukola Adekusibe is now selling at okadabooks.com. A synopsis of the Novel: Fadeke and Chinedu are shocked when they come across each other in the elevator of a building they both work in. Chinedu has searched for her the past six years while Fadeke is hurt by an incident that happened in Chinedu’s apartment six years ago which he is … Continue reading New Book Alert: Read To Love And To Hold by Olubukola Adekusibe @olubukolasthots

Fiction Fiesta: Exotic Honeymoon Versus Blood Money… by Uju Christy Okoye

He fondled her as they kissed, caressed her sweet face with a gentle touch holding her cheekbone tightly to his. He moved his hands to her belly, tickled her belly button, moved up to her breast touched it lightly, sensuously suckled, and smooched her. They made love next to the window of the Luxembourg Garden in one of the most exotic Parisian hotels in their stylish … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Exotic Honeymoon Versus Blood Money… by Uju Christy Okoye

Fiction: Out For Mark (1) – by Babema Amaye-Igonikon

2200 Hours, Dan’s Club… DAN’S Club was a landmark in the region. It was known for the caliber of people it attracted from the city and beyond. The colourful lights from its signboard sent flashy beams that tore through the darkness of the night announcing its presence in the vicinity. It was general knowledge that Dan’s was a place exclusively reserved for the elite. I … Continue reading Fiction: Out For Mark (1) – by Babema Amaye-Igonikon

Sunday Fiction: An Endless Wait… By Funmi Adebayo

Angela caught another glimpse of her growing waistline in the mirror and smiled. She hadn’t overeaten for sure. (She was even certain she saw the excited “business-around-the-corner” look on her gym instructor’s face when they exchanged greetings in church last Sunday). But serious- it wasn’t gluten this time! Well, she was pregnant for real. P-R-E-G-N-A-N-T – with her twins! After waiting for five full years … Continue reading Sunday Fiction: An Endless Wait… By Funmi Adebayo

Sunday Fiction: An Endless Wait…

Angela caught another glimpse of her growing waistline in the mirror and smiled. She hadn’t overeaten for sure. (She was even certain she saw the excited “business-around-the-corner” look on her gym instructor’s face when they exchanged greetings in church last Sunday). But serious- it wasn’t gluten this time! Well, she was pregnant for real. P-R-E-G-N-A-N-T – with her twins! After waiting for five full years … Continue reading Sunday Fiction: An Endless Wait…