Reading Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ and coming across this scene where young Ifemelu and young Obinze meet and they are talking proverbs and I do nothing but shake my head. I swear, speaking truthfully and verisimilitude in check, no one does that abeg. It just seems like a forceful attempt to find a page for proverbs in… Continue reading Adichie and the Curious Case of Sexism.
You barely passed WAEC after two sittings. Then you wrote JAMB and failed until the sixth time. You were given admission at the university. You could not respect your old balding self and you fell for cheap promises. Of girls. Of alcohol. Of better grades. You were given endless names of lectures who played ball.… Continue reading STRONG MAN TALE
Binyelum. It was a rainy Tuesday morning, I think. You were standing on the balcony. A lonely girl with a purple earpiece you were. Comfort came off those beats! That smile! It was really funny how my world was changed that instant, upon seeing you. I had been troubled by the sight of Oby about… Continue reading BINYELUM!