DADDY

WHEN IS DADDY COMING BACK? (PART TWO)

There was pandemonium just before midnight in the room next to Akin’s. Curses flew in the air amid sounds of objects Mama Biliki kept throwing at Baba Biliki which missed him and violently hit the door. The curses were soon replaced with Mama Biliki’s wailing as her husband descended on her with a rage that

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WHEN IS DADDY COMING BACK? (PART ONE)

The neighbourhood Akin Kolawole lived with his family was a slum and one of the most dangerous places in Lagos. It boasted of hardened criminals, junkies, gamblers, and sex workers. The partial serenity of Coal Street in broad daylight would leave a stranger with profound puzzlement after experiencing contradictory lifestyles of its inhabitants as soon

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