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Nigerian Author, Ayo Sogunro Shines In London With #SorryTales [See Pictures]

Ayo Sogunro was in London recently. These are pictures from the reading of his book, Sorry Tales in the United Kingdom, London precisely. The event was hosted by legendary TV host, Funmi Iyanda at the School of Oriental and African Science – SOAS, University of London. Read More »


Maudlin looked different. Something was unusual about her. Yet what was unusual about her didn’t immediately come to Shade’s mind. Shade watched as she made to sit by her desk. Her face appeared quite dull. It dawned on Shade that she wasn’t wearing makeup. This really was new; Maudlin always wore makeup. Her brows were always perfect arcs, her face ... Read More »

#FictionFriday: I Was Accused Of Killing My Mother – Makanjuola Olanike

#FictionFriday: I Was Accused Of Killing My Mother – Makanjuola Olanike

I wasn’t asleep when Dele rapped on the iron bars, I’d been awake since 5am, kneeling and praying accompanied by the voice of the imam from the mosque outside. I turned and smiled at the younger man, my cellmates were asleep, I was the only one in this cell to have found God in prison, “Ekaro sir” Dele said in ... Read More »


Wale sat at work, murder in his heart. He was tall, nice looking – not with an ounce of fat in the wrong place. He had the kind of face that made women want to do things; to him, with him and for him. Less Idris Elba. More Chiwetel Ejiofor. There was a heavy frown on his face – in ... Read More »


There were many final moments before death for Ireti. I made sure of that. I kept looking for excuses to bring her back. I kept looking for reasons why she didn’t have to go. I kept standing in her path, blocking her way. In my selfishness, I held on. So that instead of one final moment like most people have, ... Read More »

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