Do not read this story out loud at night. Do not read this story in front of a mirror. Do not. Never ever. Do these two things at the same time. The first time it happened, I was about five years old. My mother was out of town I think. We were left with her … Continue reading WANTED: A SOUL.

Mama Mia

My mum is just a mum.  No slaying...  Not a diva...  No swag...  Does not own a smartphone.  The quintessential mother; loving, selfless, godly, religious, safe... You know, mummy-ish. Every phone call from her ended with a prayer. She is a Christian and a 'prayer warrior.' I come from the Northern part of the country. … Continue reading Mama Mia

The Omuha Fraternity

Mrs Obaniko detested her husband. Senator Afiang Obaniko held her husband of over thirty years in very low esteem. He had given up on life. Gone were the days of vibrance. He had lost his edge. He seemed content to sleep and then awaken. Eat, drink and work out. In between, read a book or … Continue reading The Omuha Fraternity

Night Of The Blood Moon

A few weeks ago I was in a bad place. Bills stacking up, financial pledges unfulfilled, everyone was racking in huge numbers but me. A friend even spent millions to buy just one SUV. Another one killed close to a million buying our select few champagne... In one night! My daughter uncharacteristically requested for a … Continue reading Night Of The Blood Moon

The Snake In My Bed

We have kids together. Not married (yet). Guess the unmarried bit, plus recent financial blessings started to put some strain on us. I was finally getting some worldwide recognition for my work. Global prominence, and a huge fan base. She was getting insecure and desperate. We fought a lot recently. Situation was ugly, tense and … Continue reading The Snake In My Bed

The Ladies of Rage

"I am ready...are you?" I will never forget the first time I heard those words. Every time thereafter, the words still leave me feeling like I have been rubbed the wrong way. A bit like a standoff between a cat and a dog. About two decades ago, I was in an altercation with a very … Continue reading The Ladies of Rage

A Light to Guide You.

What you think you are doing and what you are actually doing are two different things. Lay aside flawed perceptions, leave the clueless to their idiocy; the fact remains that all you do is based on your understanding of your actions. How vast is your understanding? How adept are you on the subject you are … Continue reading A Light to Guide You.