Belle 2 – The Reception

Previously on: Belle Cunningham Marquee, Garki Area 8, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The reception hall in Cunningham Marquee is stunning, it is among the premier party venues. It is among the top three beloved wedding venues in Abuja. The banquet style tables in the large establishment could accommodate just about 1500 people . I appreciated…

Belle.

Ifesinachi Transport Booking Office, Jabi Central Bus Station, Phase 2, Abuja. June 18th 2012, 2130 hours. It was a chilly Monday evening. I had arrived earlier than the stipulated time. I was standing outside the passengers lounge as I waited for my bus to arrive. My bus was scheduled to leave at about 2230 hours….

Drunk In Lust.

There are messages when they appear on your screen you know you won’t reply. Maybe you will delete them. Or maybe you will bluetick them. You can also decide to grey tick them. But there are messages when they appear you’d automatic want to reply them. It is a Saturday night. You are in a…

Paradox.

“Can an omnipotent being create a stone so heavy that even he cannot lift it?” These are the types of thoughts you have in your head when you want to escape reality. Your phone rings. It’s your wife calling. She lives back in the village with your three children and your mother. It’s the sixth…

November 24th – Arketa.

November 24 2019, This is a true story that happened on the said date. She called me when I was going home. I was in a jav headed to town before I could catch another one to take me home. I sat next to the window. The window was half way open. The air flowed…

A-65

The word “forget” is such a heavy word especially when referring to a human being you last spoke to ages ago. I had forgotten about her. Burried her and built a tombstone on her grave in my bottomless pit of memory. A place where memories go to die with no hopes of surfacing up in…

Drug Dealer.

The first time he was told to try it, he was sure convinced that it was not a gateway drug. Homie was taking diazepam pills just to make him forget things. Things he didn’t want to remember. Things that brought a bad memory to him. Those bad memories often jostled him back to reality in…

Not Good At Good-byes.

Your name is Keith, Too much pleasure is pain for you. Your girl spites you in vain. All you do is complain. You both need something to change. You both at the edge but none is willing to take that jump off the cliff. So one night after work, everything be working well for you…

When His Father Went Away For Cigarettes.

The hour hand of the clock had struck nine, giving the impression of a perfect right angle. It is in mind the sports bar we are in, is packed full to the brim. One would be scared to think that its contents might spill out like an overflowing mug full of beer. It is a…

(Ibby) C 105 – Voi Town

Somewhere in Mikindani-Changamwe, there is a line of stalls which has many shops and cafes. It has a semi-wide corridor in which children play along. At the far end of the corridor is a makeshift garage. There are a few guys dressed in overalls who have all manner of tools popping out of their pockets….