Stories

That was the beginning for her. She was a full-time stay-in staff who only had to go to the market to shop for food to cook for her boss, and his staff of five. The staff is made up of two cleaners and a gardener...

The man who brought the job offer stayed away from the confrontation between her and her boss. He watched from a distance and didn’t say anything in the argument, or tried to settle it because he didn’t want to incur her madam’s wrath and insults....

Pregnant and confused, she prayed she would lose the pregnancy just like the others she’d had before. But she was stunned when the pregnancy stayed. She spent the remaining six months of her pregnancy crying. She begged God to let her lose it just like...

Having been born and raised in her village and have never travelled before, she was easy prey. With nowhere to sleep, she spent the first night in the open where she was robbed of her money and possessions. The thieves would have done worse if...

Looking regal in her traditional attire, she watched the happenings around her with a composed calm. Her younger brother who was sitting next to her was also dressed in clothes sewed from a similar cloth material. A small crowd of people made up of a...

He saw a face, a mass of black and a flash of steel as it caught the light from the burning fires. He tried to evade the flashing steel but he wasn’t fast enough. He felt a sharp pain on the side of his right...

He made it to the tree in one piece. He could feel the bullets hitting the trunk of the tree. He took a few seconds to catch his breath before he peeped from behind the tree to his right to find the position of his...

Jide turned into the corner where the man had stepped around from and entered into the clearing where the men putting on the red and white attires were huddled together like women in fear. What came to his mind was a group of penguins huddled...

He continued down the path on his way to look for a direct entry into their fetish, evil gathering. After some twenty metres, the path turned to the left. Now this was an area he wasn’t familiar with. From that point he moved with caution. Voices...

Jide ran into them headlong. He could see them trying to get out of the way. He saw the shock and fear in their eyes just before he rammed into them at more than a hundred and thirty kilometres an hour. The airbag installed in...

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