DEJA VU

‘Nosa, it’s not what you think, I don’t actually like you,’ Amaka said. “Damn, why so blunt?” Nosa asked. “Men are scum. All of you…scum!  Yoruba demons, Igbo wizards and Hausa beasts. You men can’t be trusted.” Speechless but determined to prove a point, Nosa glanced through the bus. To his left was a seemingly …

The Ripple Effect

‘Gala! Gala! Buy your fresh Gala!’ It was just another day in a long Lagos(Nigeria) traffic where there was no clear reason for the ‘hold-up’ and owners of sophisticated and not too sophisticated cars shared the space on the road. No levels or preferential treatments involved, everyone being united (or sometimes understandably selfish) with the …

The Moment of Epiphany

For the major part of his life, Tomi had desired to own an iPhone. Quite weird, you might say. But I can’t blame him. I can’t blame him at all, because he wasn’t born with a silver spoon and he has had to endure sharing classrooms with a bunch of spoilt kids from rich homes …