Times and Seasons II: The Genesis


June, 1995 From deep sleep Folabi heard the first cock crow in the compound and jumped out of bed with immediate alacrity. He switched on the torch and searched for the faulty alarm clock on the floor beside his mattress. “Useless Lagos cocks!” he complained aloud, “they always crow late!” It was already 6.15am and…

Times and Seasons


5.45pm The Mercedes benz in front of Fifunmi at Mokola roundabout was carrying some school pupils who all seemed to be fighting over something that looked like a book. The car beside her was a rickety old *Danfo with all kinds of tired faces that didn’t give a hint of any excitement or celebration. She…