My Dark Years

June 4, 2020 Spookz 0

The sound of blasting bombs and shells exploding from mortars far away scared me as I sat down at a corner of the dilapidated primary school building which I was [Read more… ]

Ozoemezina

May 31, 2020 Michael Chineme Ike 0

“Mama.” She looked at me, her eyes were red and weary. “Why are we running away from home?” “Because they are fighting.” “Who is fighting?” “Our people and others.” I [Read more… ]

Returned Home

May 15, 2020 Eze Edith 0

As Chizoba walked into his father’s compound, he was consumed with the nostalgia of what his life had been like before the war. He stared intently at his father’s obi [Read more… ]

Last Whisper

April 3, 2020 Amarachukwu 0

“This cold is going to kill me even before mummy does so,” Karaye mumbled to himself as he rubbed his feet with the other to soften the merciless bite of [Read more… ]

The Healer by Princess Sarah Akpu

The Healer

January 26, 2020 Princess Sarah Akpu 0

Mmachi is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and shatters her heart. Marooned and amid danger, passion and violence, Mmachi learns that her only chance [Read more… ]

Timbers

September 11, 2019 Irene Chy O. 0

The remote village of Ezeke was renowned for its sacred laws and ethics. Every atrocity was punishable by ostracization, except infidelity. That particular evening was serene, the trees swayed their [Read more… ]

Holy Water

September 10, 2019 Tunmise Onifade 0

Northern Tanzania, 1909. “Maji! Maji!! Kill the Germans!” These were the chants of a large group of warriors of the Nehenge tribe of Northern Tanzania as they marched through the [Read more… ]

The False Alarm

September 10, 2019 Cynthia Linlin 0

DISCLAIMER This story is based on true historical facts, but some names and events have been edited to suit the writer’s interest. For more clarification, interested persons should contact the [Read more… ]

The Freedom Oath

September 4, 2019 Aries 1

“Captain Winston. You can’t do that. Toss them overboard? I cannot wrap my head around this cruelty. I understand the loads on the ship is too much, but we can [Read more… ]

Rains in Okobi

August 4, 2019 Irene Chy O. 0

Okobi, 2003 “What brings you here?” Dibia Njo asked sternly. His puffy eyes shone fixedly at me as I fidgeted there at the entrance. Priests that head shrines are known [Read more… ]