THE PEOPLE CALLED FAMILY 2

If you missed part 1, read it here “You are his firstborn, you are the one supposed to do this.” One of his aunts was saying. Yoofi didn’t care much about what was being said, he hated being at the mortuary. There was no waiting area and no chairs to sit, and he was beginningContinue reading “THE PEOPLE CALLED FAMILY 2”

My name Bi Bra Mate, Respect My Office

Mate no be easy job at all my paddy. You dey shout make passengers come tap your troski inside, you dey fight station masters den help your master dodge koti. You dey add plus minus, den times plus divide money all the time wey you san dey watch passengers we dey giddown, or enter di bus,Continue reading “My name Bi Bra Mate, Respect My Office”

Dear Daddy, your girlfriend is pregnant. 

Dear Daddy, Your girlfriend is pregnant. But you already know this. I have seen how easily you snap at everyone who questions you about your sudden pensiveness. This information is more for myself than for you. I couldn’t bring myself to telling you- no, asking you if she really is your girlfriend, so I thoughtContinue reading “Dear Daddy, your girlfriend is pregnant. “

The People Called Family

“Owuo ayε ma di ooo owuo wa yε ma di. Ah we di mi ewu” screamed a woman, she was addressing death as though it was human. She said he had taken something precious from her. Her voice was hoarse perhaps from shouting too much. Aya got out of her bed and crept towards the window. She could see them, they were clad in the traditional black and red mourning attires. Many of them were women who wore black scarfs on their heads, wrappers

Death by Fright

“Form one fuɔ! Gymi nii bεn na ayε saa gyimi diε wei?” Asabea bellowed.

“Asabea, you will speak English and remember your manners in this house, understood?” Gianni, the House Compound prefect scolded calmly.

“Sorry Sister.” Martinette replied and shouted again “Sisters in the Upstairs Dormitories, whose stupid daughter, brought to this school by the stupid computer system of the GES, thought it wise to turn the staircase….