YOU’RE NOT LOVE STARVED

Tolani’s eyes were puffy, piles of mucus-filled tissue on her bedside table. This was not the first time Wale was doing this to her. It wasn’t even the third. She had lost count, yet she always went back begging. Wale was Tolani’s fiancé. Can we call him that? Let’s just say he was the man...

TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 5

READ EPISODE 4 Shalom snatched the journal from Andrew’s hands and turned to the next page. It was the last straw that broke the camel’s back.   Dear Diary, Sex doesn’t mean anything to me again. I’m now sixteen and I’ve grown well. Halimah has stopped coming to my room. I was now going to...

TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 4

READ EPISODE 3  Dear diary, Dad scolded me today because of my grades. He said I was being too playful in school and I was burning away his sweat. He threatened that he was going to withdraw me and take me to a public school if I did not improve by the end of the...

TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 3

Read Episode 2 Dear diary, When I was twelve, I fell ill and so did mum. Dad had taken my sisters out for a friend’s birthday party. Mum told Aunty Halimah to bathe me because I had vomited on my body and I was too weak to help myself. Aunty Halimah did a good job....

TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 2

Read Episode 1 She placed the journal on the dressing table. “I saw this in Tony’s room.” Her words were icy. She didn’t bother looking at Andrew who sat on the other side of the king-sized bed. The bedroom looked like three rooms had been merged to become one. On one side was a wooden...

TONY’S DIARY- EPISODE 1

Halimah dashed into the living room, jittery. Her hands trembled as she pointed towards the passage leading to Tony’s room. “What is it? What has come over you?” Andrew bellowed giving her a cynical look. Halimah stuttered, sweat breaking out from her pores. “It is… it is… it is Tony, sir,” she said. “What happened...

MY MOTHER-IN-LAW STORY- JULIET AMBALI

Writing my personal experience and relationship with my mother-in-law has to be one of the sweetest things to write about. I’ll love to say that she is as simple as ABC but that may imply that only gentle women make great mothers-in-law. In fact, all women and men also who have the spirit of God...

MARRIAGE PRAYER

“Father, I say till death do us part help, I want to mean it with all of my heart, help me to love you more than I love her/him, and I know I can love her/him more than anyone else. And  bring her/him in your presence today, make her/him what you want her/him to be....

YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR PARTNER?

Tola beat her chest in confidence that Kola was going to change when they get married. Tinu, her sister warned her that it was better she broke off her engagement with Kola because the red flags were just too obvious. Tola called her names, and made a snide remark that she was an enemy of...

SO YOU BUY YOUR CHILD A TOY GUN?

I was at the bus stop one day when a woman and her son walked up to the woman selling selling toys. She picked a toy gun and he picked another and they were both testing the gun. The boy must have watched movies where they used guns a lot to display such ‘expertise’ in...