Number 225

CHISCO IN THE COVEN

So the EndSars protest happened. People were shot at the Lekki toll gate. The Lagos Governor was caught speaking from both sides of the mouth. President Buhari in[...]
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THE KNOCKOUT

Funbi curled up to Jide and began to draw a pattern on his bare chest. Jide knew that she was about the say something. “Let’s pack out of[...]
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A NEW BIRD

Maya had her bath, got dressed in a booboo gown and sat in the parlour and filed her nails. It felt like heaven waking up for the second[...]
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THE RECONCILIATION

Nigeria continued to happen. Citizens continued to bemoan the hardship brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. There was nation wide paranoia over the soveriengty clause in the attractive[...]
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THE STRANGE MAN

Ndifreke remained outside long after everyone had left to go to bed. For once, his lieutenants were sensible enough to not bother him. Who was the man with[...]
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WASIU’S PLOT

Ndifreke walked into the room and found Mkpoikanna packing his things into a Ghana-must-go bag. “Bro, what is this?” “I dey go. You no dey treat me well.”[...]
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FIRST DAY AT WORK

Ndifreke woke up the following morning and got ready and went and opened the office before Irikefe and Castro even woke up. He sat in meditation for fifteen[...]
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THE BREAKUP

Ndifreke plopped up on one elbow and gazed into the inebriated eyes of the naked Elizabeth beside him. If there was anyone most deserving to share a bottle[...]
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COMPOUND PANDEMIC

Chisco wore his Combat shorts and Tshirt and a fez cap and slipped his feet into a pair of pam slippers and headed out of the compound. The[...]
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A NARROW ESCAPE

Irikefe sat on a stool in the small lobby near the bathroom. Compound members queuing to have their bath noticed him in the unusual position and began to[...]
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