Hannah

Hannah – Episode 12

WE PRESENT TO YOU ANOTHER MIND BLOWING STORY – THE JAILBIRD © Oyindamola Oloruntobi STORY FINALE Tomiwa was surprised when the guy bent to cut the rope used to tie his hands while the other presented him with a plate of food. Now his surprise heightened, a while, most likely, hours ago, these guys were […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 11

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi Just then, the man spoke. “Tomiwa, abi is that not your name? (Tomiwa nodded) I don’t need too much from you, I just need you to tell me who sent you, I understand that you’re just a mere driver and I’m sure nobody will notice that you’re gone so it will be […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 10

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “… Tomiwa !” Hannah shouted him back from his state of reverie to the present, he was complrtely lost in his fear and totally oblivious of his surroundings. “What are you thinking about now?” Hannah asked gently as she perched on one side of the bed. Tomiwa smiled, if only she knew […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 9

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Eh!” Hannah exclaimed “… thank God o, I hope you’re not hurt anywhere?” “Not at all my dear, you should be thanking God that I’m alive (pause) hmmm, I’ve never seen the type of guns I saw today in my entire life, hmmm, if not that God had planned that I’ll still […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 8

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi Hannah woke with a start, her wrapper was soaked in her own sweat, she touched her face and it was there, the tears were real, she’d been crying in the dream, the nightmare was terrible. In the dark room, she felt the bed for her torchlight and switched it on, grateful that […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 7

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi Tomiwa was fed up, his wife was just being stupid. ‘maybe she’s possessed by an anti-hapiness demon’ he thought as he pushed her away from himself. “I have no time for this woman, so please get out of my way.” He said and walked out of the room. Hannah blinked in quick […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 6

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi Two days later, as was his usual practice, Tomiwa dropped his children in school and his wife at the market before heading to the park for the day’s business. It was a beautiful Tuesday morning, the weather was just right and everybody at the park went about their business as usual. Five […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 5

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Be mi fun kini? (beg me for what?)” Mr Ayodele asked. “Daddy e ma binu si wa, a mop e ati se yin sugbon dariji wa… (daddy, please don’t be offended, we know we’ve wrong you but please forgive us…)” mummy Tomiwa was saying before Mr Ayodele raised his hand to silence […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 4

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Tomiwa, o ma maa gbe battery kini yii wole lalale ni o.” (Tomiwa, you will need to carry the tricycle’s battery in every night.) Hannah advised. “Ehn, o ye mi.” (yes, I understand.) “Daddy, daddy, will you carry us to school with this keke?” Korede asked beaming. “Shut up jare, olodo, it […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 3

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi By the time he was done, the children were dressed and wearing their shoes; he smiled to himself ‘this time tomorrow, I will carry my family in my keke’ he thought. He retrieved one of his clean trousers and a polo t-shirt then, as usual, helped the children fill their water bottles […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 2

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi The silence was deafening, Hannah wished the ground would open up and swallow her but she took it back immediately, it was a stupid wish, it just meant more suffering for her children. “Maami, you have not said anything.” She said to break the silence. “What do you want me to say?” […]

Hannah

Hannah – Episode 1

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Korede!” She yelled. The four-year toddler scrambled to his feet and ushed in the direction of the voice as he cleaned his mud stained hands on his shorts. “Ma.” He screamed as he got near the out-house that served as toilet to the ten-room bungalow built with esch room facing eachother. His […]