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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.Sigmund Freud COMPOSITION ON MY MOTHER Dear Mr Adeyemi,...

One drunken night some three months ago, I cheated on Maxwell  (my present boo) with my ex at a mutual friend all night birthday party....

I reclined on the mattress to induce myself to sleep, so as to curb the rumblings in my stomach. Suddenly the left hemisphere of my...

“So, you’re saying that it was my father’s destiny to have died before forty?” “Yes. You see, that’s life. We do not have choices. We...

“Hello” “Hi. Good evening, Cole. How are you?” “I am fine.” “I called yesterday and expected you would return the call” “Okay?” “Yes. I called...

Watching moulds of ground melon paste melt into pre-fried palm-oil pepper sauce triggers the release of dopamine, serotonin and endorphins, all at once (if you...

The sun was setting beautifully as the evening breeze brought with it a soothing feel that anyone would wish could last forever. Amanda relaxed into...

Ebube had turned the whole bedroom upside down. It would take another hour to put the room in its right state again. “Good afternoon, sista”...

   Runaway Micheal peered hurriedly in the side mirror of his blue Ford Mustang, his eyes darted swiftly to the rear view mirror and to...

I cringed at my reflection in the mirror. I couldn’t recognize the person that stared back at me. She had bloodshot eyes that looked mighty...

“Aunty, please move to the front”, the micra driver said in a voice that was more authoritative than pleading. “You will be more comfortable there...

I couldn’t wait to get home. I had had an extremely stressful day at work and I was dragging my tired self home, hoping to...

“How about we play a game?” “Okay…well, what do you have in mind?” I was totally not in the mood for games. I needed to...