Sunday Short Story

By Ndagi Abdullahi

With the dredging of the River Niger and the completion of the Baro Port the Nupe town of Baro is on its way to overtaking Lagos and becoming the economic hub of West Africa. The story started… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

The year 2036 was a historical one in the history of NASA. It was the year the Kennedy Space Center achieved the incredible feat of constructing the Atlantis – the first spacecraft that can travel faster than… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

My childhood was spent on reading comic strips. Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Thor, the Hulk, Wolverine, and other super heroes were as real to me as were my parents, relatives and friends.

It was from Batman that… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

I met Professor Chavez waiting for me in his small beautiful garden at his home in Santiago de Cuba. He offered me the traditional Cuban tea which I had learnt earlier was originally introduced to Cuba by… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

Even though I was born into a peasant family in a remote village, I have always wanted to be a great king. All my life I have worked hard to build for myself a kingdom. I started… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

Tsaragi is famous today as the center of Nupe spiritual medicine because of my Grandmother Sagi Cedzu’s outmatching spiritual powers. On Sunday the 24th of May 2011 my friend Managi was jilted by his girlfriend. So I… Continue reading

Ndagi Abdullahi

In the 1900s I was a very popular Black American comedian in the rural town of Brownsboro Village, Kentucky, USA. 

Until the day I poked a racist joke at the local sheriff. The sheriff, an arrogant White… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

Balogun Tapa Oshodi who is the most powerful man in Lagos is my uncle. This is the year 1853 and Lagos is controlled and dominated by weNupe people. I am Chief Tapa Oshodi’sfavourite nephew because I am… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

My childhood friend Ganadiko and I were taken to the traditional spiritualism school of ZhigiGonto when both of us were seventeen years old in 1777.

A year later, however, Ganadiko was expelled from the school due to… Continue reading

By Ndagi Abdullahi

On the morning of Tuesday the 18th of September, 2011, Nigerians woke up to the shocking news that in the village of Shelugi in Lavun LGA, Niger State, twenty three people were brutally killed in the night… Continue reading

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