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LOVED BUT FOUND by Akinsanya Damilola

LOVED BUT FOUND by Akinsanya Damilola

LOVED BUT FOUND by Akinsanya Damilola For days lost, he sat by the old tent With thoughts of a pretty dear, he could never get We pitied, helped and endeared That he leaves his drudges and face the sour truth That a mistress would not bow to a poor lover’s wish Told...

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Author Spotlight On Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Perhaps the most celebrated African writer on the continent today, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a woman whose wealth of talent has not gone unnoticed. From her success in the publishing industry to her strides in the field...

BROKEN TEARS by Akinsanya Damilola

BROKEN TEARS by Akinsanya Damilola

BROKEN TEARS by Akinsanya Damilola "Broda please, please find me something, my belle dey crack, broda please, please abeg you." He said this line in the same precise version over and again as though he spent an entire day memorizing that part. I looked straight into...

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari 6th August, 2017 Ibadan to Abeokuta is not much of a distance. With a sensible driver and a vehicle in excellent condition, one should make the trip in 90 minutes at most. We had just crossed over to the other...

MY DAUGHTER IN AN IRON PANTY by Olusegun Ogunmola

MY DAUGHTER IN AN IRON PANTY by Olusegun Ogunmola

MY DAUGHTER IN AN IRON PANTY by Olusegun Ogunmola Amina spoils the holy streets of Sokoto With the stench from her fistulated tract, As grandpa struggles to tame his libido That keeps begging for more of the act   Ada is silently driven madly insane: The horror won't...

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT on Chinua Achebe

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT on Chinua Achebe

Author Spotlight On Chinua Achebe Arguably the greatest novelist to ever come from the black continent, Chinualumogu “Chinua” Achebe is a towering figure who needs no introduction whatsoever. With the African Trilogy and his Man Booker International Prize win, Achebe...

LOVE TALES by Eghele Akpere

LOVE TALES by Eghele Akpere

LOVE TALES by Eghele Akpere It was love’s lullaby That turned the heart blind; To the unloved one, The wisest lover is a fool.   It was love’s blindness, That cursed the fool brave; The lame, for her said, I’d leap over a hill. It was love’s whispers, That forced the...

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