Strains Of Yawa | Depression Stories That Make You Cry

Warning – this is indeed a series of depression stories that make you cry. Meanwhile…the tale you are about to read is probably fiction…if you think it is. You were there. Inside freedom park, seated with Munachim, NK and Okwukwe. Depression was worming its way through your mind, clouding every sense of humour in you. Yet, you found a way to smile when Muna asked why his chicken tasted bland and then you used the word Marinate instead of soak. The chicken wasn’t marinated. When they left, you picked your book and…

Boarding A Bus Has 5 Synonyms In Lagos And They Would All Crack You Up

Hi, before you attempt reading this piece, a fair warning. Please, first disregard whatever synonyms you know of “board a bus.” Yeah. Confused? Well, don’t sweat it. Lagos people are about confusing you even more. Hehehe. Stay with me. There are a lot of things you give up when you take a bus in Lagos. Seriously, boarding a bus in Lagos rids you of the choice of accepting them. Read… How Lagos Gives A New Synonym To “Board A Bus” 1. You Give Up Your Personal Space People can pass…

ONCE BITTEN – Justin Ebuka

BY JUSTIN Two years ago, I sat outside the house and watched as my neighbor declined some person’s request for her shovel. Someone had borrowed her shovel earlier, you know the type of borrowing people do these days, you would have to come collect your stuff yourself or it becomes theirs. My neighbor had waited days, weeks till it became a month. One sunny afternoon, someone knocked. The person was returning something that looked like a shovel, dead with rust and stuck cement. No sorry, No Thank you. Fast-forward two…

ONLINE LOVE

From Justin The first girl I dated online was Irish. I remember how it was during the time I was in a computer school just down the road and I was always at the cyber cafe trying to chat with her. It was on yahoo messenger chat rooms I trolled that i received a request she sent me and I accepted. Surfing the net was still a new thing around my area and so the cyber cafe just down the road was the only cyber cafe in the area. one…

Dear Ex Girlfriend, you can date my friends

ex lover

I don’t mind. No this is not a letter. Trust me. I’m too tired to write a letter to anybody. The real question here is; Is it OK to date a friend’s ex?  Well for most people think it’s messy and I don’t blame them. I’ll tell you a story In 200 level, I lived in between two close friends. One of them, Okwy, was dating a girl who lived in the next house. While Nonso was the third wheel. They did almost everything together. Went almost everywhere together. Church,…