BELINA (Tender Beauty) Episodes 9, 10 & 11

BY NISSI ADEOLA *****EPISODE 9***** He looked round the small room and just when he felt everything was intact, he looked at d place d girl was lying, saw nothing and his eyes widened. He went to spanner who was still snoring and kicked him so hard that he woke up in an instant. “Wetin … Read more


I can still remember how my father walked into the house that evening and announced that he had been fired. “I have just been fired,” he said to my mother miserably and languidly sank into the chair. “I have just received my termination letter. My own is finished. I am finished. We are finished.” As … Read more

BELINA (Tender Beauty) Episodes 6, 7 & 8

BY NISSI ADEOLA *****EPISODE 6***** Adewale arrived at Living Faith Bible Church and met the place open. He hadn’t been to church for more than 2months so he was surprised when he saw some changes in the church. He headed towards the altar looking like a prodigal son and when he got there, he knelt … Read more


A true life story by Japheth Prosper I was heading to school that morning when the caretaker summoned me. “Ugo,” he beckoned as he headed towards his car. “Is your father in?” I shook my head. My father had rushed down to the mechanic workshop to attend to a customer who had been waiting for … Read more

BELINA (Beauty Tender) Episodes 3, 4 & 5

****EPISODE 3**** As I walked on our ever quiet street, my blood flow started normalizing & the incident that I had been trying to keep at bay started pushing itself back to my memory. The slap that dad gave me seemed to also slap back that memory. Throughout my secondary school, I succeeded in keeping … Read more

BELINA (Tender Beauty) SEASON 1 Episodes 1 & 2

BY NISSI ADEOLA “Take a deep breath” (Ladies first)Ladies and Gentlemen,fasten your seat belts,we are about to take off. PROLOGUE I entered the house after about an hour of aimless walking. Strolling had become my second hobby recently and hardly would you find me at home around 5 o’clock in the evening. On entering the … Read more


A NICE PIECE ON INTEGRITY Written by Oluwanishola Akeju Just few weeks after I completed my NYSC. One of our family friends was urged to help me out with a job. He was a well known man in the city. We were sanguined and cocksure about his ability, because he trades with big men. Soon … Read more