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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 13)

Previously on DOWN LOW… * Chief Nelson C. Nweze gently nibbled at a soft morsel of goat meat, still in awe at how beautiful the woman seated across from him was, as she sat bathed in the warm golden glow of the chandeliers in the swanky five-star restaurant in Ikoyi, ...

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MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON (Episode 4)

Previously on MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON… * The King in the North rose, heavily clad and draped with his usual leather and furs. “This isn’t about living in harmony. This is about living,” his deep voice boomed across the pit as he walked to face Cersei. “The same thing is ...

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MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON (Episode 3)

Previously on MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON… * We hastened across the small field towards the patch where the three dragons lay in the sun. The strong sea wind, smelling strongly of salt, blew Daenerys’ hair behind her. I struggled along the rocky terrain after her, my ice-blue robe billowing ...

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MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON (Episode 2)

Previously on MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON… * Tension hung as thick as the smoke that had covered the air minutes ago. A light wind was beginning to blow the stench of burnt flesh in our direction as if to emphasize the silent threat. “You will not kneel.” Daenerys’ voice ...

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MY SISTER AND THE DRAGON (A Fictional Spin on Game of Thrones: The Spoils Of War)

They had formed a phalanx, a solid wall of steel shields all emblazoned with the golden lion. A few more seconds and they lowered their spears as one. The Dothraki hoard below me went into a frenzy, their battle cries became shriller. I tightened my hands around Viserion’s red-tinted and ...

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 12)

Previously on Down Low… * Martin woke with a start to find Ayo regarding him with an unreadable expression from his perch on an armchair across from the L-shaped couch in Siji and Ayo’s living room that had served as Martin’s bed for the night. Martin stared at Ayo immobile, ...

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BOOK REVIEW: The Carnivorous City

When Igoni Barret wrote BlackAss, he set the bar high for any writer looking to depict the city of Lagos in a story. In BlackAss, Lagos throbbed, hummed and sparkled in every line you read. The story about the Lagosian who woke up one morning and found himself wearing a ...

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 11)

Previously on Down-Low… * Ronke stared at her cousin Amina, her heart heavy with sympathy, her tongue weighed down with millions of comforting words to ease the pain Amina was undoubtedly feeling as she sat across from her in Ronke’s living room, sullenly glaring at a blank space on the ...

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Who Killed Mr. Edom? (Suspect 3)

SUSPECT THREE: Raliyat stepped into a room and owned it. Bamshak was in awe. In the Students’ Affairs Office, Raliyat commandeered an empty office used as storage space for students’ logbooks and both police officers stood on either side of the phone as ringing filled the room. “Hallo!” Mrs Atete’s ...

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Who Killed Mr. Edom? (Suspect 2)

SUSPECT TWO: The name of the security officer who had found the murder victim was Halima, and the first impression Raliyat had of her was she had poor personal hygiene. Her dress was rumpled and unwashed, the pashmina around her neck was browner than it was black, and she had ...

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