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Unilag runs girl (23)

Unilag runs girl (23)

The room sat on the ground floor, neat but overcrowded. Four bunk bed were arranged, three on each wall and the fourth in the middle of the room. The ends of the bunks overlapped, leaving barely enough space for the occupants of the room to wriggle through. All but one of the roommates had gone for lectures. The young woman, a habitual truant, sat cross-legged on the lower bed of the bunk placed parallel to the window, a hardcover notebook between her thighs. Her eyes shifting from one end of the book to the other, she struggled with her focus, trying in vain to make sense of the block of letters staring back at her. The words swam in her head, drowning helplessly in the cacophony of voices that distracted and held her attention.

The president and the people: A romance about to go sour
The president and the people: A romance about to go sour

It was no small jubilation that trailed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the March 28 presidential polls. Many who voted him basked in the euphoria of that victory on social media and the streets of the various states of the country for quite a while. It was almost impossible to escape the fawning coverage that greeted his entrance into Abuja for the May 29 inauguration ceremony. 

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Feminism – Dealing With Myths
Feminism – Dealing With Myths

  People like to pigeonhole you. It’s easier. Viggo Mortensen.          There was no singular moment when I woke up and wanted to be a feminist. All I know is that I grew up with the conviction that there was nothing about me that suggested inferiority to my brother, father, uncles or other male relatives.

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Twilight At Terracotta Indigo (2)
Twilight At Terracotta Indigo (2)

The living room was quiet. Gentle breeze parted the white chiffon curtains and they floated glibly, unaware of the deathly stillness of the room they decorated. The living room was painted white. The patterned area rug on the floor was a mix of black and white and provided a sharp contrast against the black wood panelling of the floor. Black leather sofas with their contoured arm rests were arranged around the area rug, creating a path along the perimeter of the room A winding staircase made of solid black wood like that of the floor stood at the east end of the room close to the white kitchen door with its gold handle. A glass dining table surrounded by black dining chairs also sat a few inches away from the kitchen door.

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I like the way Ayim used amnesia to discuss relationships and the way we interact with each other.

Amy Mckie
Amy Mckie on Twilight at Terracotta Indigo

Ayim knows what she writes about and mostly gets the small things right—descriptions, sensory descriptions, sub-plots, places, names, pacing, street scenes.

Ehichoya Ekozilen
Ehichoya Ekozilen on Gentlemen of the Bar

A novel with a highly-relevant psychological
outlook, Twilight at Terracotta Indigo invites the reader to join the female protagonist Marlene in regaining memory through an encounter with art.

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