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The Creation Of The Yoruba Demon, By Olatunde Jayeoba

The Creation of the Yoruba Demon, by Olatunde Jayeoba

He asked, "Do I stand a chance?" She was reluctant to take a stance  A simple yes or no would have been enough to see him off  But she did a no accompanied with some reason so he wouldn't be pissed off So he left feeling unsure, but he left it in the hands of the universe  "If it's meant to be it'll be", the particular line he held onto on Bebe Rexha's verse    He tried to release himself…

The Untold Tale Of A Friendly Tragedy, By Habeeb Aminu

The Untold Tale of a Friendly Tragedy, by Habeeb Aminu

To the seed of friendship I made a sacred oath From a rational thought That seemed to be in a trance Like a floating pot About to be engulfed By the wavy ocean Don’t take for granted my portion Approach me not with an act of extortion These were our consensuses   Now it’s all different Awaken from the dark I now see clearly the truth Unspeakable, yet relatable Like the predator tricks its prey You tricked a man full…

Citizen Leah Sharibu – The Girl They Forgot

Citizen Leah Sharibu – The Girl They Forgot

Imagine being Leah Sharibu’s father or mother and it’s the day after you hear an audio recording of your daughter who has been in captivity since February 2018. Her abductors, the dreaded Boko Haram fundamentalists, for the first time since the kidnap (and subsequent release of the other abductees) offer to the federal government and to her heartbroken parents proof that citizen Leah—the one child who refuses to denounce her religion in exchange for her freedom—is still alive. Imagine that these ferocious and…

Incomplete By Tombra Emmanuel

Incomplete by Tombra Emmanuel

What's a stand without a feet?   What's victory without defeat?   What's a bed without a sheet?   What's the heart without a beat?   What's complete without you?

The Mechanics Of Yenagoa (XX)

The Mechanics of Yenagoa (XX)

For the task at hand today, Izuo ditched the timberland boots in exchange for a simple but classy-looking pair of black leather sandals. From the detailing on the straps, it was easy to tell they were Gucci. They looked original and expensive. The well-tailored and impeccably pressed all-white kaftan he wore completed his casual but trendy look. Perhaps the horn-rimmed glasses, Tom Ford fragrance and band on his ring finger was an overkill, but it was important he nailed his…