… the world through the eyes of the rambler.

Jesus Is Not Coming Soon… by Ikenna Valentine Oje.

It was 6.00 in the evening. The program on T.V was captivating and it was the most interesting series ever to grace the screen. I half lay and half sat … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 17 Comments

Break Up Stories: The One That Got Away.

1. Evidently, time heals all wounds. And Jeffrey appears to be completely healed. I watch his chubby face on TV every night, anchoring a late night talk show on Channel … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

…And then came Annette. written by Tosan

Godwin had been described derogatorily by most of his friends – with some justification – as a walking hard-on. Half of his beer parlour anecdotes were odes to his sexual … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 14 Comments

Diary of a One-eyed Queen.

Feb. 17, 1881, Princess Azeenarh is getting married to the merchant of Misra, a thin makna (scarf) wrapped around her head fastened with a gorgeous gold pin(collaba). Her colourful gavan … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · 9 Comments

I do, but God said…

Tola pressed the handkerchief to her nose and sniffed. Her eyes were red and puffy, the result of spending the last hour brawling in the visitor’s bathroom. She had just … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 23 Comments

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned!

Tonight is my wedding night and my husband is not sleeping with me. The wall between us is not the brick that separates this room from the restroom, its pain … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 53 Comments

Overlord of the Federal Republic – I don’t give a damn!

The Overlord eyed the contingent with a look of disdain. They called themselves The Justice League, and were representatives of The People’s Parliament. They had come to serve him a … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 10 Comments

A Rude Awakening … written by Oreoluwa Aboluwarin.

I tossed and turned on the bed that night. I had so much excitement that I could barely sleep. The reptiles and aves that took up permanent residence in my … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 22 Comments

Aristo Chronicles – Lola.

Speedy handed over the envelope and issued a stern warning. “Lola, don’t spend more than an hour. Alhaji refused to pay the premium for your services, so he doesn’t deserve … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 17 Comments

Aristo Chronicles – Susie.

Once upon a time in Unilag.  Monday.  12/7/2010.  5:00 pm. The Pastor’s voice boomed through the screen of the HP tablet. “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 21 Comments

Hello, and Goodbye.

“So it’s over eh?” I ask in resignation, not at all surprised by the turn of events. His attitude and conduct had been leading up to this for a while … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 5 Comments


  CHAPTER ONE. It wasn’t that he won, it was that Tessy grew tired of arguing. Kunle’s voice had graduated from loud to yelling and the neighbours were now sure … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 36 Comments