The Wick 14.1

After many months of persuasion from Teemah and other family members , Hamida agreed to exhibit and sell her painting. Preparation stated immediately. A place was found for the exhibition with the help of Usman , Teemahs husband. It was an old mansion at the business district of Abuja. Three days to thee exhibition, everything... Continue Reading →


The Wick 14.0

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was the present worse that it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. Marcel pagnol. She shuffled to the refrigerator and brought out four pieces of raw tomatoes, took a knife and... Continue Reading →

The Wick 13.1

She lay on the three seater inside the big sitting room of the Abuja mansion of her father. It has been two months since the rape and a month since she returned home from London. He had called severally but she refused to pick- up the calls. She avoided him throughout till their graduation. She... Continue Reading →

The Wick 13.0

Your time is limited, so dont waste it living someone elses life. Steve Jobs. You dont trust me Hamida. Andre said as they walked around the park. She turned and looked at him surprisingly. Why did you say that? she asked her eyes fixed on him. "How many times have I visited you at your... Continue Reading →

The Wick 12.1

What do you mean Big Dre? Tim asked surprisingly with a frown after Andre gave them detail of what went between him and Hamida when they met. Change of plans. No one dare harm her. I repeat, no one should harm her. He uttered looking from Tim to job with every seriousness in his eyes.... Continue Reading →

The Wick 12.0

There is no royal road to anything one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. Josiah Gilbert Holland. Andre sat on the car bonnet while Tim and Job stood by the sides of the car. They had just come back from the... Continue Reading →

The Wick 11.1

Hamida began haunting for opportunity to pay back Andre and his boys but she didnt find any. Luck shined on her when the school organised a field trip outside London for all the masters students. Andre and his boys refused to join the other students in any of the buses but used Andre's car. An... Continue Reading →

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