Category Archives: Short stories

The Copycats Among Us (part 3).

Read part 1 here! Read part 2 here!   Elsie was seated opposite her boss, ‘Big Dog’, in his office the next day at 10am on the dot. He had beckoned for her to sit down on one of the … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Copycats Among Us (Part 2).

(Read part 1 here!). Bilkisu was the Head of Public Relations, and Elsie was a mere Assistant Manager. No other department had an Assistant Manager present at those meetings. The MD was making such a fuss because Elsie had written … Continue reading

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Walking On Eggshells. 

‘Walking On Eggshells’, my short story collection is available on Amazon and Okada Books!   

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Short Story: The Copycats Among Us (Part 1).

Elsie stood at the entrance of the conference room, observing the spectacle before her. It was almost 10am. The executive meeting was supposed to have started at 9:30am but was running late because the Big Dog (a nickname for the … Continue reading

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Short Story: An Ordinary Day (Part 1).

Mildred looked up from sweeping the sitting room to watch the forced banter on yet another American Talk Show. The four women on the show’s panel were of varying ethnic backgrounds. The show’s producers were obviously pandering to all sorts … Continue reading

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Short Story: Braids Gone Wrong.

‘Nooo, this cannot be happening! Not today!’ Bosede moaned, staring at the handful of braids which had come off along with her hair. She was in the process of getting ready for work and had decided to oil her scalp … Continue reading

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Short Story: Dinner For One.

      The occasional sounds of cutlery meeting plates and muted conversations pierced through Bella’s subconscious. Peaches, a newly-established upscale restaurant in Abuja was buzzing with activity, with the Friday evening diners exuding a sense of cheer which she … Continue reading

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When You Wake Up (Part 4).

Ameh watched Muri from the corner of her eye; she observed that his face was in ‘sincere mode’ as he listened with rapt attention to what Dr. Okonta, their marriage counselor, was saying. She thought about reaching out to pinch … Continue reading

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When You Wake Up (Part 3).

Read Part 1 Here! Read Part 2 Here! The next Monday, Muri walked into Evergreen restaurant during his lunch break; it was 12.30pm. He was dreading this meeting, but it was long-overdue. He took responsibility for his part in the … Continue reading

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When you wake up (Part 2).

Muri stretched and yawned as he opened his eyes. He rubbed them and sat up, glancing at the bed-side clock. It was 6:15 am. He switched on the light above the bed. He had to get up to go to … Continue reading

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