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There lived this not-so-pretty lady in Orile. We called her Iya Kekere because of her height. I believe she was an Ijebu woman. She sold sweets and stuffs like that on our street. If Iya Kekere had any family, no one knows. She was a lone woman. But she always […]

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Femi Bello was a 300 level student of Economics in Kaduna State University, he had just finished his 2nd Semester exams with the hope of proceeding to his final year, graduating and supporting his mum in Abuja, who had lost her husband some 4 months earlier, after a protracted illness. […]

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That was how I came to live on Lagos Island under the protection of Baba Ejiga. We slept on the streets, usually outside Baba Ejiga’s shack, while he frolicked inside with one of the many women who never seemed to tire of him. In the day, Michael and I prowled […]

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People were milling about, rushing and hurrying in that relentless motion that defines Lagos, while I sat on the steps of the food seller’s shop and cried, turning my head from left to right and back again, hoping to see my mother materialise before me and ask why I was […]

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My mother wanted to see the world, but I was like a noose around her neck, a piece of rope that tethered her to the village, a swollen foot that would not let her run with the wind and take flight. She used to sit outside my grandparents’ house, chin […]

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Read The Village Girl – 1 here.   ONE   Anulika clapped again. ‘Nwamma!’ ‘Nwamma!’ She turned to the little boy playing with a toy car on the verandah floor. ‘Bia, Okechukwu, where is your sister?’ ‘She is sleeping.’ The boy did not look up from her toy. He placed […]

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Here is our list of great Nigerian literary works. Which of them have you read? And which other work(s) deserve to be included. 1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (1958) 2. The Famished Road by Ben Okri (1959) 3. The Concubine by Elechi Amadi (1966) 4. The Bride Price […]

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