Joke: The Prescription

by Zeus A married woman entered a pharmacy. She walked to the pharmacist. She looked straight into his eyes and said, ‘I would like to buy a fast-killing poison for humans.’ Bewildered, the pharmacist asked, ‘Why, madam? What do you

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Short Story: Mama

by Daniel Nkado I’m a murderer. I have killed. Not one. Three. Three boys, I shot them all, and I do not regret it. Not a single bit. Nothing is more freeing than revenge, I now know. I am here

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Joke: Wise Bingo

by Staff writer One day, Bingo was chasing butterflies and strayed deep into the forest. Lost and scared, he wandered about aimlessly. Suddenly, he noticed a hungry-looking leopard heading in his direction. Bingo’s ears pulled back in fear. But he

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Gloria Rambles…Again!

  My DNB peeps, I greet you all!   Daniel has given me the job of rambling every Friday now. Not that I’m complaining though—after all, rambling has always been my thing.   It is more or less like punishing

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Short Story: My Miracle

by Daniel Nkado She was crying when she entered the room. ‘Oh my God!’ she screamed, quickly carrying her into her arms. ‘Why why why?’ she sang. ‘Mommy only went to bring your food and you started to cry.’ She

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Are Men Privileged?

by Daniel Nkado No life story today, so we are going to have a little discussion. During an address to the graduating class of 2015 at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on May 29, famed writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said

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Musings: Gloria Rambles

by Gloria Ezeh Hello DNB Mamas and Papas! Special respect to our reigning Madam, Mrs. Ijeoma. So I got to the office today completely wet. Lagos rain is the most mischievous thing ever. Sometimes you wonder if it is on

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Flash Story: Elizabeth

by Daniel Nkado ‘Why do you like me?’ she asked. She often asked me that question—why I like her. Why anyone could like her. ‘You are beautiful, Elizabeth,’ I told her. I wanted to touch her cheek and she shied

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Roommates: Episode 5

Celebrity Roommates! Georgina came through the door first. She took off her shoes and started removing her accessories. ‘Georgina, are you sure you are okay?’ April asked. ‘You’ve been awfully quiet since we were in the taxi.’ Georgina turned suddenly

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Flash Story: Burnt!

Daniel Nkado James burst into the house and flung his briefcase aside. He dropped on the couch and jerked his tie off. The anger was aflame in him. It blazed through him, like a dry field in harmattan season; every

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