FAR AWAY FROM THOSE WHO CARE!!!

January 2012. 10:10 pm 'One year ago'. The sitting room was bare and everything was gone. Where they all went to, he had no clue but one thing...

GBEGE TROUBLE!

I stood at the reception looking hastily at the time and wondering why I hadn’t seen him yet. Atleast to say goodbye. Doctor has...

BETWEEN SIBLINGS AND FRIENDS

Her eyes were swollen, she had wept for the better part of the night. The clock chimed at three am and she sniffed loudly and...

LIFE!!!

The customary lunch was served in a small plate, I was grateful for the meal knowing well that I couldn’t expect same on the...

TOUGH LUCK!

Tara stood rooted to the spot. Had her uncle just said that or were her ears deceiving her. “I’m sorry Tara, I shouldn’t have said so.”...

Chains of Craze!

Image source:endoftheage.blogspot.com I sat with hand tied above my head. 'Not again' I said too myself; 'Senorita..dis Lagos waka don dey get K-leg oo' I hadn't...

An Unexpected Dawn!

It was day three already and Temi knew it couldn’t get better. She had cried, pleaded, begged but all to no avail. These men were...

On Strange Tides!

Image source:www.goodreads.com As she hurdled so close to the wall, she stared, tears no longer flowed rather it left in its wake a torrent of emotions....

One Mask Of Trust!

I had just brushed my teeth and was heading to the kitchen to prepare breakfast when I bumped into Oga, his face looked pale...

The toll rises!!!

The next three days were pure hell for the Dolapo household. Yemisi’s father lay critically ill in the hospital after barely escaping with his life from...

All charges dropped

I looked at the small wall before me and counted the days with the tip of my fingers and tongue; it was day five...

The Farthest Cry to Luck!

“What did you see?” Her uncle asked as soon as she stepped into the sitting room. “What is she expected to see?” Her step-mother sniffed as she...

Miracle baby II

It was a rough morning for me and I had had a worse night. I dragged my feet to the kitchen in attempt to...

It’s Complicated!

They had driven for hours and she had no idea of where she was headed, all she knew was, she was making the right decision....

MIRACLE BABY, Part 1!

For the umpteenth time in my life, I stood humiliated, I couldn’t believe it! Oga stared at my body and hadn’t flinched in anyway....

A new phase

The sun beat me harder than it ever had in my entire life, even while I was at the village, I hardly ever stayed...

The first few steps!!!

For Temi, it was one of the hardest decisions of her youth life and she didn’t know what to do or where to turn to....

De end of de road, de beginning of a journey!

Image Source:verysmartbrothas.com I slept outside last night and even as the rains poured and droplets left the ceiling of the parched corridor of the house...

One Chance!

“Seno….na you be dis? Wia you go na?” Asked Janet, my roommate. “Modeling.” I replied, falling on the cushion in an exhausted heap. I had just...

Past, Present and Future

It was a Saturday morning and such mornings saw the Dolapos engaged in a long family meeting. It was customary in the household that on Saturdays,...