Category Archives: MACABRE

PREY FOR ME

They called it Magodo K. One of the most notorious slums deep in the heart of Lagos, by day it was a riotous pool of sweaty hustlers and traders, stomping along its wooden paths and ducking into makeshift buildings to … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Arsenal Lost The Game

For almost a year, every Tuesday has been the same. And I mean that literally. Every morning , I would wake up on the same bed, wearing the same clothes, and turn to see the same date on my bedside … Continue reading

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Fright Flight

FRIGHT FLIGHT April 12, 2020 Dr. **************** The Director, STRANGE (Secret Research and Archives of Nigerian Extranormals) STRANGE Headquarters, *************** Lagos. Ref. No. : STR 687513/LAG/644 TAGGED: CONFIDENTIAL Re:Retrieved email from account of the mother of still-missing subject: Helen Bruce … Continue reading

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Mayday

Jide’s flight had been uneventful so far, and he was relieved. He hated flying, as his seatmate kept reminding him. “Awww, want some water?” “Want a barf bag?” He would glare at her and she would giggle. “Bimpe, if I … Continue reading

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Narrow Is The Way

NARROW IS THE WAY Even in heaven, angels rebel. And they like company. * * * Galadriel and Ithiel were saved souls. Always together, they went about their duties and obeyed the heavenly host without hesitation. Until an angel came … Continue reading

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A Bouquet To Die For

A BOUQUET TO DIE FOR Who would have thought something as beautiful as flowers would be so deadly? *      *     * I’ve always had a thing for wild flowers. Whenever I was sent on an errand, I would make … Continue reading

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HANDS THAT ROCKED NO CRADLE

#IdiomsAndInk Veronica cranked up the music as she drove home, grinning. She was still basking in the euphoria from her victory in court earlier in the day. That adrenaline rush was a great part of why she had become a … Continue reading

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