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An Afternoon Spent With Chimamanda

Inside the compact bookshop with its atmosphere permeated with the crisp smells of well-preserved books, she sat and read: “At first, Lagos assaulted her; the sun-dazed haste, the yellow buses full of squashed limbs, the sweating hawkers racing after the cars, the advertisements on hulking billboards (others scrawled on walls ...

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I HAD A DREAM…ABOUT A SART REALITY TELEVISION (Part 2)

The filming of the reality show’s pilot was underway. The cameras had started rolling. John Nasiru was at the helm of the affair, his sharp directorial gaze darting here and there, taking everything in, and gesturing this way and that as he directed the crew on who and what to ...

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I HAD A DREAM…ABOUT A SART REALITY TELEVISION (Part 1)

“Walter…Walter, are you listening?” At the call of my name, I blinked my eyes rapidly, as though groggily pulling myself from sleep. Then I turned to stare at the questioning expressions on the faces of Eketi and Ebuka. A faint stir on my left made me turn to face Ifeanyi ...

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I HAD A DREAM…ABOUT CHROME’S WEDDING

Chrome told me about it. Not his wedding, silly. He told me about the Valentine note he was going to post on the 14th. And I looked forward to reading it. Because there’s just a few people whose Facebook notes I enjoy reading with relish – Eketi’s when I’m poised ...

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