An African Sunset

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Mustapha is a witty, funny and sarcastic Lawyer in Northern Nigeria whose passion is poetry and art. He met a woman and through her, he was confronted with a haunting secret of his. With many
interesting ideas and complicated characters, we explore the Nigerian terrain through his life and travels all in a funny narrative.

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Chapter 1

Submitted: February 08, 2018

The clock tick-tocks persistently and the ticking grows steadily until it dominates the silence in the office. The sound of speeding cars... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: February 08, 2018

Gano is a rusty old village. The evenings are colourful and lively. The sun retreats to the West beyond the rock and pours a golden glow ... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

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Four years ago, 54 kilometres along the Jos Road, in the wooded Bagauda countryside is the Kano Campus of the Nigerian Law School. Inside... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

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Sumayya returned to the Law Firm about a week later on a Friday. Mustapha came back to the office from the hearing of a case at the Upper... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

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Isah lay with his face facing the ceiling of the garage. The garage was a big hall attached to Alhaji Ibrahim Isyaka’s house. He gave i... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

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The Harmattan haze hovered over the campus like a light-brown cloud of dust. Dust settled on every surface and turned groomed eyelashes, ... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

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The Imam ascended the pulpit and began the pre-Khutbah sermon. He was a portly middle aged man and he was always well-dressed with boldly... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

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It’s a quarter past nine in the night. The campus was mildly cold and quiet. They sat on the grasses by the lake. The bushes surrounded... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

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A few kilometres South along Jos Road, away from Bagauda is the Tiga Dam. The reservoir glistened in the sunlight with crystal clear wate... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

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‘Dear Sumayya, Today I met a woman. There was something about her that struck me with awe as much as it aroused my sympathy. She ca... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

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The International Conference Centre, Abuja was the centre of great activity that Wednesday. The premises of the centre and most of the pe... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

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He drove through Beirut Road to avoid the congestion at the Ibrahim Taiwo Road junction. It was 8 O’clock a.m. and he had to be back to... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: February 08, 2018

He met Fahad in court. He had come to testify in a case and he dazzled the court with his testimony. The Lawyers were impressed and the J... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

Submitted: February 08, 2018

  The Courtroom buzzed with an excited audience. Journalists took up most of the seats and the Mobile Policemen shooed people aw... Read Chapter

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