Short Stories

We have got a collection of riveting and suspenseful stories authored by writers from different backgrounds. If you love fascinating stories like us, you will find some lovely ones here.

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...

LOVE by Eunice Oladeji

LOVE by Eunice Oladeji

LOVE by Eunice Oladeji Right after my parents died, I was packaged to my brother's home. I was still in shock from watching my parents burn to death in a fire that I started. At an age where everything was fascinating and worth trying, I had lit a match close to a...

THE MURDER (A SERIAL STORY) by Olutayo Owojuyigbe

THE MURDER (A SERIAL STORY) by Olutayo Owojuyigbe

THE MURDER (A SERIAL STORY)   Episode 1 There was blood everywhere— thick frank blood! How can anyone have this much blood? She gasped and quickly wiped her fingerprints off the pistol with the green shawl he had bought her for Christmas. Mark wasn’t breathing,...

THE CALL OF THE CROW

THE CALL OF THE CROW

THE CALL OF THE CROW I did not know what to write, I had always searched for the right story everywhere in mind. Then my mother woke me up. It was midnight and the whole village was sleeping. “Listen…” she whispered to my ear, and I waited for her to talk; she did...

YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW

YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW

“YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW” The students of St. Cornelius Methodist High School were on the assembly ground ready to exercise assembly activities. The boys were well dressed, looking attractive in their dark-blue shirt with shorts and the girls in pinafore. They do...

SHE HELD MY HAND

SHE HELD MY HAND

She Held My Hand "Am leaving now", she said. Everybody knew what that meant. It meant she had done her part and would therefore very much wish to be excused so that she attended to her other schedules. Who could have blamed her when everybody was leaving? Besides, we...

THE KISS

THE KISS

THE KISS Sunday, May 10, 2015 Dubai, 12:00pm A newly wedded Nigerian couple after the wild celebrations of their wedding ceremony, travelled down to the United Arab Emirates for their honeymoon. From the onset, their plan was to visit Paris; take snapshots with the...

DIGIT-AL

DIGIT-AL

On Chat. Christmas Eve. Me: Hey Darling. I just got off the phone with your Dad. Him: LOL. And how did it go? Me: Surprisingly, 'twas easier than I thought. Was a lil' scared at first, you know, talking to him for the first time. Him: Told you you'd be fine. He...

THE DATE

THE DATE

THE DATE So, we're returning from our third date. Telling each other how much of a good night out we had, we hug. She asks that I call her. I nod, ecstatic. How I like this lady! So much I loathe to leave. But I have to. Turning around, heading to flag down a taxi, I...

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