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One Decade of New Year’s Eves

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One Decade of New Year’s Eves

2006 December 31 2006 was the first time I would attend a street rave with the goons. For some unknown reason, my grandparents let me out of the house without a curfew. I was elated. Finally!!! The party started in … Continue reading

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KOLO(JU)

Fresh into high school, my grandma bought me the clay safe with a coin hole. She advised that I needed to learn the art of saving and that if I would be able to manage “toro and kobo”, then I … Continue reading

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Modupe

That’s her name. I’ve been seeing her everyday for the past two years and I tell myself I’ll talk to her tomorrow. Of course, at first we started to exchange greetings with our eyes everyday when we pass by each … Continue reading

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Rain Rain

It came down in torrents. It had been raining for the past two days, with no sign of letting down. I had planned to visit my parents but with this steady downpour, there was no chance of that happening. I … Continue reading

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One Friday in September

Work has been stressful. My line manager has been breathing down my neck, two other guys in my department quit (or got fired, I don’t even know), they just stopped coming. There’s been a lot of talk about downsizing but … Continue reading

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Ajah – Mile 12

…and the bus erupted in laughter. It’s raining heavily on a Tuesday morning in Lagos. I’d sold my car earlier in the year in the hopes of buying a new one a few months later, only for the Naira to … Continue reading

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