Year: 2017

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle October 16, 2017

  Photo Credit: De-Raconteur pictures   SMALLVILLE COLLEGE (SVC) WRITTEN BY: LIZZY OYEBOLA OYEKUNLE EPISODE 1 “SmallVille College sir?” I asked, so confused. I didn’t know if I should be glad or start crying or even fight! As far as I knew, SmallVille College was not a school for such a person as me. It […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 24, 2017

  MY HEART’S IDOL Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle When I was 16years old, I met a guy who my heart told me was my soul mate. He was a corps member in my school and he taught me Maths so well that from being an E student, I rose to a B student! It […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 6, 2017

  BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU TAKE IN Written By: Esther IbukunOluwa Oyekunle Sometimes back, I enrolled online with one Professor of Psychology for tutorship and mentoring. I met over 80 participants there who also, like me, have interest in attitude and behaviour change communication. The class seemed to be completely all I desired. Soon, our […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 5, 2017

  Sissy Lizzy’s Delicacy (SLD) Presents today: BEANS? LIKE SERIOUSLY BEANS?! As I pulled into Ajao Estate Junction, so tired and worn, my phone rang and holding unto the steering with one hand, I picked it up. It was my husband. My heart missed a bit then. Chei..the Fufu! He had called me while at […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 5, 2017

OUR YAMS WILL BE BACK! Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle MR FIRE: Hohoho….huhuhu…phiam!….bloooo….shiuuuu (It keeps raging) LIZZY: This is someone’s farm you are burning Mr. Fire. Its his source of livelihood (Frowns and looks shocked) MR FIRE: What is your business? (Breathes fierily) Ma fi lo mi n da si! See, I have power! Like […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 4, 2017

  Oh ye Matchmakers and the Matchmakees…. Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle —— Like Mama alakara, you sit near your big aperin pot frying some well peppered Akara balls. “Come and buy, fresh Akara is ready” You call to the workers near by. Famished indeed, one scurries to your side. “Mama, I want some balls” […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle September 2, 2017

THE REAL MAN Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle Mum: (Looks aghast) Come over here Richards. What did you say you did to her again? (arms akimbo) Tell me one more time. Richards: I hit her mum. A jab in her tummy, one below her butt, the last in her chest. I should have added one […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle July 16, 2017

THE MAN IN THE MIRROR   FRANCIS: Do you know what you look like Sarah? (Pauses and shakes his head as he wipes his face with a hanky) You look big like a pig, black like gutter water and your nose looks like a piece of burnt carrot. Has anyone told you before? This big […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle July 5, 2017

TALITHA CUMI! (THE POSTLUDE) Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle   I knocked for the umpteenth time!   “Bowen, please come have your food. It’s 6pm already and you have not eaten for two days” I called out again anxiously.   “Don’t worry ma. I will be fine. I am fine” He replied from inside the […]

Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle July 4, 2017

  TALITHA CUMI EPISODE 10 Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle    Someone was sobbing.   I was so sure that I heard someone sniffing wetly from inside when I entered the house but I met my husband working on his computer system, Andrew was having a nap and Talitha was knitting a baby cap.   […]