It rained heavily for three consecutive days, the clouds remained dark and heavy. No one could go to their farms, and everyone watched from their doors how the rain was slowly becoming a flood. If it rained for one more day, the rain would seep into their houses. The atmosphere in Iluope was tense, Iya Ajike had been a powerful woman but no one expected that her death would bring about such an occurrence. Was there more to her death, were the gods revealing their anger against the people of the land, had something terrible been unleashed by her passing because she longer protected the land? Continue reading “Oyinade Episode 4: “The Heat of the Game””
This is the end of the second season of this series. The third and final season of the series will be available on Monday the 15th of August, 2016. I hope you’ll be here! Continue reading “Behind Mud Walls S02 E10: “Desperate Trust.””
Hello everyone! My break is over and the series continues. For those of you who’ve asked, the workshop was insightful! A big thank you to Mr Chris Ihidero who graciously shared his knowledge with about thirty-five of us. Continue reading “The Family Part 25”
Niniola was chopping water leaves when her step-father came into the sitting room and took off his damp singlet.
“I’m hungry. Get me something to eat.” He said. Continue reading “The Family Part 18”
Niniola was moping the kitchen floor when Chief Afonja walked in.
“Good morning sir.”
“Make me some tea.”
As she set the kettle on the burner, the chief sat down at the breakfast table and wiped his forehead. He had slipped out of Mama Eli’s bed, about to escape to Mama Ayo’s room when she stopped him with some distressing news. Continue reading “The Family Part 16”
Gbenga floated in and out of consciousness before the next person grabbed him. His throat was sore from screaming and his energy was depleted from taking too many punches, kicks and slaps. He had come to the conclusion that the policemen had left the station. He had screamed too loudly for anyone not to have heard him. His body bled from several places and his boxers was torn.
But I’m innocent… Continue reading “The Family Part 15”
“What about Yimika?”
“He has a disease, condition, I don’t even know. I just know he’s not normal.”
Chief Afonja pulled away from his wife. “What do you mean he’s not normal?” Continue reading “The Family Part 11”