Prose

The Portal | Malik Kolade

The Portal | Malik Kolade

To defy the fundamental principle of conservation of matter of not being able to be created or destroyed, more apparently, to now create matter out of nothing but visible light trapped in a metal container was almost impossible until the year 2078, when Dr. Funsho and...

The Hologram | Habeeb Kolade

The Hologram | Habeeb Kolade

“I have got great news, Kizito!” Tatiana screamed. “Really? Are you coming home now?’ Kizito responded with some renewed excitement. He had not seen Tatiana for two months but the holodeck provided him an opportunity to be in a room with her, even though it was...

Poetry

A Robot Is Not A She | Oredola Ibrahim

A Robot Is Not A She | Oredola Ibrahim

Before some bot-ists will raise their clenched fists in 2050, championing robot's rights, Before some machines start having Lutheran dreams in 2035, on Lake Michigan, Before rebellious androids connivingly converge in 2024, for an undeniable logical evolution, we must...

ṢÌGÌDÌ** AND ROBOTS | Oredola Ibrahim

ṢÌGÌDÌ** AND ROBOTS | Oredola Ibrahim

...for Gbémi #December 28, 2085 I have a wish to make for you. But, I can't trust these souless bots With the message of my wish. True, humanity might have conquered itself With humanoids. Codes and wires searching for a soul Within fibres and tissues. Tight ankles...

RUBUNTU* | Oredola Ibrahim

RUBUNTU* | Oredola Ibrahim

…for Pelumi I am,BecauseYou are alive,Coding the nights awayWith your fingersLost on the Qwerty IslandFinding a companionFrom a crowd of a million bugs. You are,BecauseI participateIn your unknown quest,Trebling the nights awayIn remote cold roomsRunning your raceOn...

Essays

African Science Fiction is Still Alien | Nnedi Okorafor

African Science Fiction is Still Alien | Nnedi Okorafor

Contrary to what was pounded into my head for years by brilliant well-meaning creative writing professors, science fiction is one of the most relevant and potent forms of storytelling. Science fiction carries the potential to change the world. Literally. It has...

Visual Arts

Comics

Kami (Part 2) | Mika Hirwa

Kami (Part 2) | Mika Hirwa

Kami is a 13-year-old orphan living in Anatwe Village with his only two friends. He has toiled so hard to earn gold and can’t wait to start his quest to find his true parents. The ancestral spirits, however, interrupts his plans and chooses him to be the keeper of...

Kami (Part 1) | Mika Hirwa

Kami (Part 1) | Mika Hirwa

Kami is a 13-year-old orphan living in Anatwe Village with his only two friends. He has toiled so hard to earn gold and can’t wait to start his quest to find his true parents. The ancestral spirits, however, interrupts his plans and chooses him to be the keeper of...

Black Sage | Sola Adebayo & Bill Bidiaque

Black Sage | Sola Adebayo & Bill Bidiaque

In an ideal society, justice is fair and reasonable! Since no society is ideal, and fairness & reason must prevail, lace up your minds for a reign of justice akin to the rules and brute of the jungle. See justice whipped into reality with Black Sage’s lasso &...

Playlets

The 2089 Revolution | Malik Kolade

The 2089 Revolution | Malik Kolade

Preface Humanoids have been adapted into another form of a living thing referred to as Cellenoid. Unlike Humanoid, Cellenoids are created through podulation - when nano-chips engineered to construct a human-like DNA and microchips programmed to generate human-like...

Short Film

Timothee | The Critics

Timothee is a story of a humanoid boy trying to navigate life in the northern part of Nigeria as he finds himself in a series of unfortunate events that come as a result of his past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpYMmJoET5M Produced by The Critics Company

Z:THE BEGINNING | The Critics

Z is a short film set in a post apocalyptic era in Nigeria around the "2050's" which reveals a developed Nigeria undergoing invasions. The word Z centers around a scientifical project (PROJECT Z) created by a Company called "The Triangle"....