Theory X 6

He climbed down from the tricycle and paid the driver. He adjusted the peak on his cap to cover his face properly. He sighted Jamil leaning on an electrical pole. Hillary had called him earlier to meet him at their current location. He walked past and signaled to him. Jamil allowed him to walk for... Continue Reading →


Theory X 5

He came out of the cinema to answer a call and noticed two hefty men standing on a corner looking at him and saying something to each other. He stared at them as he talked to the person on the other end of the line. He finished the call and put the phone in his... Continue Reading →

Theory X 4

Hillary was in the office working when the door opened and his boss entered. He took his eyes away from the system and looked at his boss who stood few inches away from the door, hands in the pocket. He removed the glass on his eyed and stood up immediately, adjusting his shirt. "Good afternoon... Continue Reading →


It was a sunny Saturday afternoon, I had gone to a beauty salon earlier to have my fingers manicured. When I came back home, the house was empty; my mum and siblings had gone out to the movies. I warmed the jollof rice, ate, showered and laid on the bed. I took my phone from... Continue Reading →

Theory X 3

Monday came fast. Hillary arrived at the office early as usual and did some little work then plugged the earphone into the phone port and put it in his ear. He relaxed back on the brown leather chair and crossed his legs, with hands locked behind his head. He closed his eyes as he enjoys... Continue Reading →

Theory X 2

TWO MONTHS AGO. The alarm clock sitting on top of the drawer buzzed again for the third time. He slowly opened his eyelids, stretched his hand towards the clock and pressed a button, stopping it. He sat up and sluggishly crept out of bed then shuffled to the bathroom. He turned on the light and... Continue Reading →

Theory X 1

Blinding lightning flashed in the sky, followed by deafening thunder; it was raining heavily. The nurses ran around, closing the windows of wards to prevent rain from getting to the patients. The entrance door burst open and a tall, slender man came in. He was soaked in rain and had his hands over his stomach.... Continue Reading →

The Wick 20.3

He jerked when he heard the voice. He moved away from the wall and continued looking around nervously. A shadow appeared behind him and slapped him hard on the temple. He dangled and fell on his face. The dagger cut his palm. He stood up immediately and took the dagger. A sharp heart piercing laugh... Continue Reading →

The Wick 20.2

He woke up with a jerk,cold sweat glued the shirt to his back. He carried the skin bag and stood up. He was about taking a step when he saw three goats staring fixedly at him. His heart thudded loudly. He peered at them,blinking his eyes severally. The goats by the sides moved and entered... Continue Reading →

The Wick 20.1

Life always offer us a second chance, it is called tomorrow. Unknown author. Hamida woke up with a gasp then sat up. She looked around worried as if looking for something. She saw him lying on the mat, sleeping peacefully and sighed. As if on cue, Andre opened his eyelids and rubbed them gently. She... Continue Reading →

The Wick 19.2

The moon was shining brightly;it was the full moon. The day every evil creature come out to show off it evil. They made sure the thread were tied firmly on their wrist before they went out. Hamida put her hands around Andres arm and clawed to them. It was almost midnight and everywhere was quiet... Continue Reading →

The Wick 19.1

The fastest and easiest way to destruction is trying to please everyone. It is your life, set your rules and standard, and watch how you will bloom. Muhammad A. Idris. They sat on the rock stool and stared at him as he does his things. Hamida folded her arms on her bosom while Andre had... Continue Reading →

The Wick 18.1

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson. They continued trekking to no where is particular. The only things on them was their phones and little money in Andres wallet. Hamida on the flashlight of her phone to see the road.... Continue Reading →

The Wick 17.2

I know of a place where we can go and seek for help on how to destroy Enenche. Ejeh, Omaba's new friend said as they attack on the food in their front. Where is that? Omaba asked holding the loop of pounded yam halfway to his mouth. Ejeh looked around to make sure no one... Continue Reading →

The Wick 17.1

Speak less than you know, have more than you show. William Shakespeare. Centuries ago. After Enenche told him how he got powerful, Omaba couldnt keep calm, his heart kept pounding in his chest as he walk home quietly. He kept turning and looking at him after they separated at the junction. There was a worry... Continue Reading →

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