ITANOLA—EPISODE 4

Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 “Good morning, Itan.” Iyunade greeted in a smooth, singsong voice, her eyes bright and her teeth in full display. She sat on the table, crossed her legs in a way that revealed her smooth, light-skinned laps. Itanola struggled to keep his eyes off her thighs. He took a pamphlet...

ITANOLA—EPISODE 3

Episode 1  Episode 2 Itanola mounted the podium amidst loud ovations. He was invited for a single’s forum organised by a Christian group in Ikorodu. “It’s great being in your midst,” Itanola’s voice boomed from the public address system. The hall was packed full with young adults. “I’ve had a great time listening to all...

ITANOLA—EPISODE 2

Read Episode 1 “I pronounce you husband and wife. You may now kiss your bride,” the pastor’s voice echoed from the speakers planted at corners of the small church of barely fifty worshippers. The middle-aged pastor rested on the wooden pulpit that was placed at the center of the church. Itanola’s face radiated as he...

ITANOLA— EPISODE 1

Bóládé omo Gbolagunte (Bolade, son of Gbolagunte) Ibiolagbajosi, osi parada. (Where wealth gathers and poverty disappears) Omo ekun to ba ekun ja o si na ekun (Son of a lion that fights a lion and defeats the lion) Eninwi gbogbo eyan gbosi lenu (One who speaks and everyone listens). Jádesólá remained on her knees in...