I looked into the eyes of Kolawole Makinde; renowned journalist and freedom fighter. A man who had dedicated his life to the destruction of my presidency. I didn’t see the fire of liberalism or the courage that […]
My father was a great man, many believe this was because he had dedicated his only daughter to the service of the gods.
I’ve lived in this shrine since his passing. I’m expected to live here till my passing. The […]
Home is where my heart is.
Her eyes, meeting mine that first night below deck, that was home. Home wasn’t the cotton fields where we toiled, fertilized with our sweat and blood. Home was her honey-colored skin […]
The traditional wedding would happen tomorrow, barely a month since the love of her life was killed by her betrothed. Everyone smiles and congratulates her, everyone calls her ‘lucky’.
But she remained calm, […]
“A great warrior needs a vessel for his soul to live on through.” That was why I married Dee Nnaemeka, a man not much younger than my father. But when I was sent to his obi that night he said, “Nne, I’m old enough […]
Brushed my thumb on the lighter, it clicked, the flame lit up our eyes. A circle of four (or square?). Two puffs, I passed the blunt to Anita, 20. A lesbian, disowned by her father, she paints beautifully. Two […]