Lasgidi Love 16 (Final chapter)

  Alex hadn’t driven far from Ajifa’s house, when he saw a car following him. He had been paranoid since his kidnap and was being extra cautious now a days. The car got closer and he saw it was Ajifa’s. He stopped his car and went down to meet her and she went down from…

Are African mothers doctors?

  We were always told by our mothers to have a hot water bath, after we have been brutally beaten by the cold rain or after playing “Rain rain, go away” with our friends.  We felt better when she always placed a cold towel on our hot, feverish head. But what we or even she…

Lasgidi Love. 15

  Alex gave Ajifa the look a child would to his Nigerian mother, when he didn’t take the first position in his class, while showing her his school report card. She poked him, “Relax, i’m teasing you”, she said. Alex sighed with relief, “So am i forgiven?” he asked. “Hmm, you’re on probation” she smiled….

Lasgidi Love. 14

  The night was cold and windy. The leaves from the nearby trees sang an eerie lullaby, as they were swayed from left to right by the moving wind. In a distance, Ajifa saw the lead police officer putting the cuffed CJ don, into the backseat of one of the police cars. CJ don was…

Lasgidi Love. 13

  It was 12:15 am and Alex had gotten free of his bond. He was making a headway for the door, when he heard footsteps approaching. He ran behind the door to make a quick dash for it, when it opened. The door handle moved at an angle of 45 degrees and the door was…

Lasgidi Love. 12

Alex’s head came slamming into the plate of amala in front of him. He knew it was too good to be true, that his arch enemy would actually want him fed. He managed to grab a bite before CJ’s men, Kola a.k.a raspy voice and Akpan, the comedian, pulled him to sit upright. “Where do…

Lasgidi Love. 11

  After a work out session on a Thursday evening, Alex was heading back home. He had been driving for a few minutes, when he noticed a black SUV, tailing him. He immediately sent a text to Jude, with his location. The text read, “Someone’s tailing me. 5th avenue, Osapa London, Lekki. Help”. He looked…

My first live birth experience!

My eyes have seen! My ears have heard! My mouth will talk about… You know the rest. All the screaming, pain and fear made my eyes and head spin like a roller coaster last night but the smile on the mother’s face, after the baby was shown to her, made my heart melt like a…

Lasgidi Love. 10

  A week had gone by since Ajifa had told Alex of her history with Cj don. She thought it would bridge some distance between them but he was very understanding. “You know who he is?” She had asked after he exclaimed at the bar. “Who doesn’t know about Cj don? His activities are quite…

Lasgidi Love. 9

“Talk about the Devil. Ajifa if you want, i can call the police”, Nala said with a knowing look on her face. “No Nala, i’ll handle this. Biodun… what are you doing here and how did you know we’d be here?” Ajifa said. “Come on Ajis, i know this is you girls’ favourite spot”, he…