The Drummer Boy by Cyprian Ekwensi | Excerpt

The Drummer Boy by Cyprian Ekwensi - Excerpts - Nigerian Fiction Stories

“With this samba of mine”, he concluded, “I shall always be happy.” “I’m sorry to hear all this, Akin. I would have helped you, but we were just talking about my misfortune when we heard you singing. You see, that place where you are now sitting was once a thriving eating-house, until one of my customers burnt it down because I refused to marry him.” “I’m sorry. But perhaps I can help you,” said Akin brightly.

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May 18 | Today In History

May 18 - Today in History

Today is a very special date to me , so I decided to take a look back at interesting events that occurred on this day. There are quite a number of things that have happened on May 18 since man started recording events (duh!) but i have settled for the events that i found either noteworthy or very juicy. Enjoy. 1593 Thomas Kyd’s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.

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