Your Umunna and His Uber-Driver

  I bet you’re thinking ‘What’s this guy talking about?’ or saying to yourself ‘My Umunna doesn’t know much about cars, talk more of boarding an Uber.’ But I say to you, be calm, fret not. Your Umunna boarding an Uber isn’t far-fetched if you look at it from the…

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Hard Guy

It used to feel good being the odd guy at school. From the first till his final year, everyone knew Collins was the go-to guy to have a free insight into the latest happenings in the minds of the females on campus. From the way he talked, acted and walked,…

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I HEAR YOU GIVE GOOD ADVICE

It’s quite easy to forget the days of humble beginnings when one finally gets that big break always dreamt of. At least I know that’s what happened to me. It was as though every time my fans cheered “Mariah Ike!” a part of my painful past got chipped off and…

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Anatoli and Fete

It was one late Sunday evening in Summer 1983, I’d just exited the coffee shop holding two cups when I bumped into her. Their contents spilled, more on her than me, but for some reason she didn’t curse me, which was a common occurrence around here. She didn’t even lament.…

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Freddie’s Night

Freddie my good friend was a Star. He shone so bright with his many talents you couldn’t help but love him. If you needed a handyman, he was your best bet to fix things up without hassle; if it was a good listener you preferred, Freddie was the guy too.…

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AWOOOF!

AWOOF! You listen again to be sure the sound came from your door… ‘kpom! Kpom! Kpom!’ You hear it again. You start to wonder who could be disturbing you this early Christmas morning when everyone in the city of Lagos had gone to church. You leave the kitchen for the…

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Cracked Sources – B03 E16

Patricia easily maneuvered KC: momentarily letting go of Abigail’s hair to disarm her lovesick puppy. She sent him crashing in pain with the scissor buried into his chest. He started bleeding profusely. Turning back, Patricia saw Abigail running for an open window ready to jump to her welcomed death. “I…

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Cracked Sources – B03 E15

The exquisiteness of the party made it easy to guess Abigail spared no expense to impress her latest investors, the biggest yet in the history of the frim. In a few months of running the place, she’d done things no one thought possible. Soma and a few of her contacts…

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Cracked Sources – B03 E14

KC killed the engine of the car, and remained glued to his seat to think. He was pained and his heart was heavy; this was because he’d always held out hope that in all this deceit, Abigail actually felt something true for him. The hope for this perfect life he…

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Cracked Sources – B03E13

The pain was too much for Anna to bear. At this point, she’d do anything to make it stop. As she writhed in pain from one side of the bed to the other, she did so alone – the world was oblivious to her tears, pains and fears, it was…

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Cracked Sources – B03 E12

The sound of tolling bells filled the air. The street was dark, unusual and quiet, no soul could be seen. A man placed in the dim of the lights before, suddenly moved; every of his step brought him closer to the deserted street. He was on a journey, one to…

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