I am Rikimaru; I am Shadow

Writer, Poet, Social Commentator

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 3)

CONTINUED FROM PART TWO – http://wp.me/p3Ozd6-6E Inspector Fadiga’s home was ordinary. He was a policeman. His was to serve and not the other way around. That was the major problem with the … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 13 Comments

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 2)

CONTINUED FROM PART ONE –  http://wp.me/p3Ozd6-6p The black chicken watched carefully as the six of her speckled chicks pecked at the grains she had dug up on the side of … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 6 Comments

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 1)

The eyes were still the same, an endless moistness of innocence and purity, unflinching in its gentle regard, vaguely unaware of its effect on people. She peered at him over … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 14 Comments

ROSES ARE RED WHERE I AM GOING

The traffic was unusually light that Friday, on Oshodi Apapa Express Road and I was grateful. By my side in our only car sat my wife Shayo; we had an … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 22 Comments

THE STREET LAWYER – Diaries of an underling

Friday the 23rd day of April 2010 was a good day at work for everyone except for me. The National Assembly of Nigeria had passed the Oil and Gas Policy … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Love Aids

Have you ever felt like all wasn’t well with the world? I get that feeling sometimes. It comes in snitches; not too pushy, just slowly, crawling up your spine and … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

When you are 58, dont go to Abuja

The cold carpet refused to soak up the trickle of blood from my hands as I tried desperately to stop its flow from my stomach. My grip was weak on … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 9 Comments

I am a Nigerian not a Terrorist

He was standing by the American edge of the Niagara Falls ready to take a plunge. Goat Island separated him from the Horseshoe end of the fall. He saw a … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

MOSES

PEOPLE SAY ‘what goes around comes around’… killers get killed, adulterers get cheated on too; fraudsters defraud each other and so on but why is this happening to me? I … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

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