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The Pain In My Smile by Precious Arueze.

Sometimes a smile has nothing to do with happiness. My cake sat untouched, it was my favorite but my appetite was a burning rubbish, that...

Spiteful Fantasy by Chukwuemeka Mbam.

The growling lyrics of ancient generators grew louder as my feet dragged on the black gravel along Douglas Avenue. The evening wasn’t promising, the...

The Weird Side Of Love by Bismarck Faola.

Mr. Daniel, the groom, was handcuffed and dragged roughly up the aisle out of the cathedral. The congregation were in shock, and confusion was...

The Jade by Emmanuel Enaku.

My stomach produced some agitated sounds. It, obviously, was being aroused by the aroma that wafted into my nostrils from the big pot of...

Who stole the rain? by Daniel Oluremi.

“It has got to be here somewhere.” Tareeq whispered in frustration as he scanned through the leather map in front of him, riding his...

Daddy’s Little Girl by Roselyn Sho-Olajide

The moon glowed against the backdrop of a sky that was beginning its slow progression from gray to black. I rarely stay this late...

Invincible by Precious Arueze.

February 18th 2014 Somewhere in a Nigerian University. I Slowly unwrapped the pint sized lunch in my hands; a ball of moi moi, like it was...

Mia’s University Crush by Lene Juliana.

  Loud bangs jostled Mia from her sleep. A few seconds passed before she figured the thumps were coming from her front door. Hazy from...

The Moment I Divorced Fear by Ebube Ezeadum.

Aunty Paulina came for a visit. She was my favorite aunt and I made a conscious effort not to disappoint her. I have grown...

Dissed by Peace Habila.

The first day my eyes fell on him, the brightness of the earth went blurred for few seconds. He was a piece of art...

My Forever Crush by Roselyn Sho-Olajide.

It was a Saturday, with the sweltering sun mercilessly unleashing its fury. The unbearable heat made me sit on the balcony of our duplex...

Bruised Ego by Favour Amoye.

  The Screeching noise from the mailbox couldn’t have been louder- as freckle as it had become after decades of usage, the mailbox could still...

Fading by Victor Oladejo.

I held my cap with my left hand and in my right hand was a bouquet of Rose flowers. I stared hard at the...

Bequeathed by Bismarck Faola.

  My heart fluttered like the wings of a nightingale as I entered the taxi that the chauffeur holding a placard with my name boldly...

The Guardians by Victor Oladejo.

The day Grandpa Joe was buried , the whole pack gathered behind the cabin and howled all night. The wolf Clan men came and comforted...

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