Tag: Fiction

EditorFebruary 4, 2020

The 2020 AKO Caine Prize has a new roster of judges

Unless you haven’t been paying attention, the AKO Caine Prize is the definitive short story prize for Africans on the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2017

Fiction: Family is a four-letter word

by Jimi Osheidu We have always been four. Me, Dad, Mom and Roger. Roger is the Alsatian that was a ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Fiction: Ayoh was killed for no reason at all

by Chris Okafor Ayoh is speaking. At least he feels he is, but no one is really listening even though ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Fiction: Black Sunday

by Samuel Arua Monday, April 10, 2017 9:23 AM ********** There were rapid images flashing through the screen of my ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 27, 2017

Nigerian drugdealing ‘student’ writes a fictional piece that helps police to track and arrest him

by Dolapo Adelana A Nigerian man, Chukwuemeka Okparaeke has found himself in hot water with authorities in the United States. ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

Fiction: The woman she married

Mama loves Papa. It is the only rational thing – short of God designed – that can substantiate their relationship ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

Opinion: The gains of a little patience in real life situations

by Jesuseun Adebo Four year old Annie was playing in mummy and Daddy’s room while Mummy was making dinner. She was ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 18, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: As Saraki consults the Witch of Endor

Though Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki has men to guard him, he’s afraid to close his eyes at night lest he’ll ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 28, 2016

FICTION: Dreams of a superstar life

‘Thump, thump, thump!!!’ His heart keeps racing, he is trying so hard to stay calm but that was proving to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 29, 2016

The Ritual: Bondage, love and freedom (FICTION)

Our naked bodies tangled up like mating snakes, we were stuck, tied and sweaty. I never imagined us being this ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 29, 2016

Umari Ayim: Born Again (Episode 4)

NICON TOWN ESTATE LEKKI LAGOS JANUARY 24 3 p.m LUKE I am back before the mirrors, in my usual place ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 21, 2016

Umari Ayim: Born Again (Episode 3)

THE CITY OF QU-STUL THE KINGDOM OF TA-SET 5,699 BC NOON Qalhatta stood in the middle of the temple sick ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 16, 2016

In search of a good kill I (FICTION)

The amount of energy that flows through my system as I try to regulate the anger I feel is in ...

Faisal AdamuJuly 22, 2015

Safiya Salau’s Short Stories: The Llehhtneves

… written by Safiya Salau .   We heard the stories growing up. Chief Natas told us the stories with great ...

Faisal AdamuJuly 14, 2015

Safiya Salau’s Short Stories: The Venire Couple

Words by Safiya Salau. Mrs Venire had a list of all her husband’s lovers and Mr Venire respected her enough ...

OluwapelumiJune 27, 2015

Safiya Salau’s Short Stories: Breaking Dawn

by Safiya Salau You know the scary thing about getting lost? It is who would find you. Deep breaths. The inside ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 7, 2015

Saatah Nubari: Don’t be deceived, Nigeria does not exist!

by Saatah Nubari This Nigerian state is a farce, a hypocritical entity of unimaginable proportion. This Nigerian state only exists ...

Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2015

#YNaijaFiction: The story of Rosaline and Frederick

by Amatesiro Dore ‘Now’ was un-Nigerian. Salaries were paid on time, expenses were reimbursed, editorial meetings were liberal and democratic, ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 28, 2015

Tiwa Savage channels her inner Kim K on the cover of Voodoo (LOOK)

by Chinwe okafor A blonde? Err no please. Tiwa Savage covers the Creo Concepts’ fictional Voodoo magazine series – the ...

Isime EseneDecember 3, 2014

Umari Ayim: Gentlemen of the bar (Episode 1)

by Umari Ayim EPISODE 1   Slowly, very slowly the world spins, taking me with it, turning me in wild ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 27, 2014

Blecyn George: Timi’s cruel set-up …Episode 3 (Y! Fiction)

by Blecyn George Read:  Blecyn George: Timi’s cruel set-up …Episode 1 Read: Blecyn George: Timi’s cruel set-up …Episode 2 Episode ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 20, 2014

Chris Bamidele: Places in my dream- Episode 2 (Y! Fiction)

by Chris Bamidele   I could see pain in Dad’s eyes now and I noticed he was not happy talking ...

July 8, 2014

Sunday Dare: The beginning and end of Femi Aribisala’s fiction

by Sunday Dare Aribisala is so obsessed with his animus toward Asiwaju Tinubu that Aribisala cannot see or think straight. ...

January 20, 2014

Oke Peter: A Life past perfect ( 30 days, 30 voices)

by Oke Peter Stephanie was well aware Bolu had given her the once-over. She knew her unexpected transformation had literally ...

January 11, 2014

Chidozie Nnachor: I am so thankful for Ntishokarome (30 days, 30 voices)

by Chidozie Nnachor     “The tubes conveyed a much darker liquid, which on closer inspection Tope discovered was blood. ...

January 10, 2014

Opinion: Reno Omokri and his lies from the pit of the PDP

by Abidemi Oderinlo The truth is definitely staring us in the eyes because we see it daily, men like Reno ...

January 10, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: Enemies of the President who disguise as friends

by Akin Osuntokun I’m convinced beyond any reasonable and unreasonable doubt, that the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, is a ...

November 29, 2013

Paul Washington Uduk: Now, I’m definitely HIV positive ( 30 days, 30 voices)

by Paul Washington Uduk  “He felt his skin grow cold and begged his soul to leave his body but it ...

September 25, 2013

Kolo Kenneth Kadiri: The adventures of a homeless man (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Kolo Kenneth Kadiri “Tapgun Close (or die-a-gun alley as it was locally known), was hustler heaven; a place where ...

September 3, 2013

Victor Olusanya: The ghost of Madam Agnes (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Victor Olusanya “The thing is, Andrew, your madam died five years ago in Abuja before you saw her here in Lagos.” ...

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