Short Stories

A Crave For Freedom

A Crave For Freedom  by Obadofin Aminat Temitope I can’t remember how it all started. I can’t even remember the year it began. All I know is it would always begin with the most mundane thing. Gradually, steadily, it seeped into our marriage, into our lives until it became as familiar to me as the […]

Loose Noose
Short Stories

The Loose Noose

The Loose Noose A Short Story By Kayode Odusanya The curtains were drawn and all the windows were locked. He sat his athletic 6 ft frame on a small stool in the center of the room, with his eyes up at the ceiling, staring at the inanimate objects that were about to take his life. […]

Short Stories

The Midnight Encounter – A Crime Story

The Midnight Encounter By Olumide Kayode Odusanya It was 5:35am on a Friday morning and traffic on Ozumba Mbadiwe road in Lagos was building up. Fancy air-conditioned company buses, public buses, and private cars kept switching lanes every now and then, trying to get to their destinations faster. Just by the bridge that linked Victoria […]

Short Stories

CASE

CASE by Talius Dike There’s this girl that lives down my street; fair, tall, and beautiful with all the right curves. That’s you, Becky. I learned from my best-friend that you moved into the neighborhood with your family some three weeks before I was forced home from school by ASUU. From afar, everything seemed to […]

Short Stories

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, many suspected he was gay, […]

Short Stories

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. She only reacted to the […]