THE PERILS OF MOTHERHOOD

She’s supposed to be a mother, yes a mother. The toddler wandered around, following her closely as she hawked her goods. Concerned, I called the mother to attention, “madam, it’s risky to leave your boy this way, hold his hand at least this area is way too busy” She was really angered by my approach,…

A DAY IN THE COURTROOM

On this particular Sunday, Larry’s jovial face was pale and expressionless, his eyes pierced into that of the Judge. Silence brewed in the courtroom and after hours of deliberation, the Judge passed his verdict, “Senator Ken, for your crimes, you are hereby sentenced to three years’ imprisonment without parole” Larry felt an unease in his…

WELCOME TO THE LAND OF THE FREE

My friend Ade is a great man, Lasgidi (Lagos State) humbled him recently. Here’s a summary of what happened between him and a conductor at Oshodi. “Conductor, give me my change now!” Ade began. The conductor moved across the seat, his fist crashing into Ade’s face. The blow propelled Ade against other passengers. He used…