Heroes past, heroes present… Farewell Brother… By Bayo Owolabi

“Kyom is gone. BH killed him!” My reverie was shattered by the BBM from my sister. I instantly forgot about the flight I was rushing to catch. “What?” I noticed it was his picture on her DP. I remember thinking to myself “it doesn’t make sense, isn’t he deployed to Ibadan?” I asked the same.

The miraculous deliverance of Oga Jona by Chimamanda Adichie

As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched. Even his limbs were stronger and surer. He looked at his phone. Thirty-seven new text messages – and all while he was asleep. With one click, he deleted them. The empty screen buoyed him. Then he got…