Fables

Dreams are usually slightly altered memories or a series of visions created by our imaginations. Watch this space for altered versions of Nigerian History and current affairs and also great fiction stories, all for your entertainment. – Omon

Tonight We Become gods

I’ll be the harmer, you be the chisel, Carve me out and i’ll be forever yours. From the thick brown earth my love shall arise, For my desires will she be formed. Ours is the wedlock of the gods, Even when our mortality gives way, our love shall stay strong....

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QUEEN AMINA OF ZARIA – The Warrior Queen

The seven original states of Hausaland: Katsina, Daura, Kano, Zazzau, Gobir, Rano, and Garun Gabas cover an area of approximately 500 square miles and comprise the heart of Hausaland. In the sixteenth century, Queen Bakwa Turunku built the capital of Zazzau at Zaria, named after her younger daughter. Eventually,...

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THE LEGEND OF PRINCESS MOREMI

Moremi Ajasoro, Princess of the Yoruba People, was a figure of high significance in the history of the Yoruba peoples of West Africa. She was a member-by-marriage of the royal family of Emperor Oduduwa, the tribe’s fabled founding father. The Olori Moremi hailed from Ile Ife, a kingdom that...

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THE MAD KING

For all she was a Rauspidour Yet she dined the swamp Just to prove to all the land A defying daughter of the man!   She taught legends to myth Tarnished superstitions and hoax Created a Kingdom, the swamp yield To the rambles of a Rauspidour spring   If...

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Sins of my Father.

  In less than ten minutes, I will be the first person to be publicly executed for charges of bribery and corruption since the senate amended the constitution and declared that corrupt public officers would be treated the same way convicted murderers and terrorists are treated-with no mercy. It...

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THE HOME COMING

The day I made the life changing decision to return to Nigeria had started out just like most other Tuesdays in New York, an endless stretch of hours completely occupied with boring routine activities. I was seated at the dining table in my two bedroom apartment, sipping from a...

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The Script Finale II- Mortals

I am glad to present to you the final chapter of “The Script”. I’d like to thank everyone who was a part of the process of writing this series (you know who you are). A special shout out goes to Sandra who was immensely helpful especially with this finale,...

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The Script Finale I- Immortals

Hi guys, its Omon here and firstly I’d like to apologize for the issues with posting comments on this page and also for keeping y’all waiting for “The Script” finale for too long. Secondly, I am glad to declare that the wait is finally over and also announce that...

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Purple and Gold

Today will be a good day. I felt it as soon as I woke up, the sheepish smile on my face expanding when I realized that ma’ami was still asleep. She would have woken me up with slaps and insults to go fetch water otherwise. It is part of...

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The 21st Century Prodigal son

The bus stop at the end of Kano street was rowdier than usual. Children going to school, men on their way to earn a living and market women carrying baskets of fresh produce and foul smelling fish were mashed together in a colorful mixture, all tense and eagerly awaiting...

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