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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:53pm On Jul 23|
If you don't mind life without the encumbrances of the flesh you'd damn well enjoy it I'm sure. Some can't think of existence without it. Na why I say could. We get to respect those wey no wan reason am
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:44pm On Jul 23|
Apparently many didn't get it when I said I was ending the story as we know it. I surprise to see say dem still dey ask where is Centino. I been don japa na
If y'all won't be offended say I dey do off and on I can return and continue. I no mind say una no gree donate change for odeku and nkwobi for me. I enjoy writing my story. And writing it now without infusing real time events and rushing to finish it isn't so exciting. The only thing be say when alarm too much I dey run go help myself from time to time and some people no dey find am funny. Whilst it is still free and a past time for me if una go dey patient we for still dey rough am dey go. I still maintain say tori full ground.
Anyway, I been just wan allay any fears say i don mud.
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:32pm On Jul 23|
My readers understand say this death thing no be the way we dey see am. So let's be calming down. Death here simply means birth into the beyond. May not be the worst thing to happen to one. You just continue elsewhere. Could even be a better place sef. Where dem no dey take light
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:29pm On Jul 23|
Truly he didn't wish me death. He just wondered if I took off
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:28pm On Jul 23|
Lol. No biggie man. Truly men dey quench anyhow nowadays. But I still dey.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:26pm On Jul 23|
i never die joor
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:23pm On Jul 23|
I dey kampe my guy.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 4:22pm On Jul 23|
[quote author=unitysheart post=102386304]Walahi if to say Centino give us update we for dey read many things about the state of our country from that update now. I miss your posts Centino.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 11:51am On Mar 16|
Thanks, Ann2012 but I've not gone yet o. Working on the concluding parts of it. There's still a lot to tell there. Only that this time when I'm done, y'all are going to part with a token to get the full season
You don't want to miss the conclusion of 225 Katakata Street.
So, not yet goodbye
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 1:27pm On Mar 13|
Broadly speaking, if you don't know and you are not afraid you will not be harmed. At the same time, with spiritual matters, ignorance is not bliss. People owe it to themselves to seek spiritual knowledge and have a good standing on the earth.
You are still being pressed because even if you do not know, you do have vulnerable moments - when drunk, when lustful, when harboring hate or malice, when angry, when envious - all states of being that can leave you open even though a lack of fear will help cushion the blows you receive.
If you are not afraid because you are ignorant, there is nothing to celebrate there. Chances are that when you know, being hateful and spiteful makes you a candidate for fear.
Please do not feel overwhelmed. It is really simple. We only need to live simply and have love as our guiding torch and you will see how comical these things we pay too much attention to really are.
Seek knowledge. Live simply. Forgive. Love. And you don't have a damn thing to worry about.
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 3:46pm On Mar 12|
Alright I'll answer this.
Maybe I should have more appropriately said they SHOULD NOT be able to harm us because really they do. They do because we allow them to. Awa pipo too dey fear! Fear makes us vulnerable. They create situations to scare the sh*t out of us and then they strike. On this earth, human beings have dominion, are stronger, because we have the advantage of the physical body covering our souls. And there is also our minds and our spirits. Very aware people never have to worry about these things. They just go about their lives and any arrows thrown at them just fall off like say nothing dey happen. You often hear of people who never get affected by jazz and the like. Typical examples are foreigners - white people (in my experience) who come here and our people throw all sorts at them and they remain unscathed. You know why? It's because they don't believe in those things, they are not afraid of them, if you send them a witch in the form of an owl or a pussycat they will turn them into pets and play with them. There are equally aware Africans like that too. The best part is that you do not even need to be religious to be so protected. The dominion has been given to us already from the beginning. If we knew how strong we really were, witches and wizards would be out of business. The thing simply is that we should FEAR NOT!
But, like Mr Cosmas said, let small breeze blow now you will see people shouting "blood of Jesus" and guzzling olive oil without any conviction. They are so scared that even if the Jesus came down to save them they would japa.
So that's it. They harm us. They shouldn't.
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 3:03pm On Mar 10|
When I returned to this story last month I told myself that if I ever needed to go away again I would end the story. It has come to that folks. I have to admit that I cannot anymore give the consistency writing this story the way I’m doing now requires so I will do the next best thing which is to conclude it and make a composite volume available on the site for sale.
The reason I always said the story would never end was that I knew that so long as there was current affairs and Mr Cosmas was still a character there would always be something to tell. But the demands of everyday life plus a genuine desire to do something different have now combined to bring about this decision to put paid to Number 225.
On my site I will keep the council of elders alive and create a platform for Mr Cosmas to continue to express his views.
So on to the next chapter we move.
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 1:42pm On Mar 03|
[quote author=RealLordZeus post=99568665]@centino, edit the published date on the "Chisck in the coven" to send it below the recent post[/quote
Done so thanks. Hosting problems so had to repost.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 3:06pm On Feb 22|
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 10:49pm On Feb 21|
I would much like it to be random so people don't only visit my page on specific days. But I'm hardwired for Wednesdays and Sundays. If I miss any of those days then expect it the following day.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:14pm On Feb 19|
Keep reading. In the next episode or the one after.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:45pm On Feb 17|
Call me, man.
|Nairaland / General / Re: Send A Shoutout To Nairalanders That Made You Smile This Year by Centino: 8:41pm On Feb 17|
Thanks for the mention man. I'm back though. See ypu on the street
|Family / Re: Shout Out To Your Nairalanders Of The Year (2020) by Centino: 8:37pm On Feb 17|
Thanks for the mention man. You know say I been dey hide for this street
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 12:46pm On Feb 17|
CHISCO IN THE COVEN
So the EndSars protest happened. People were shot at the Lekki toll gate. The Lagos Governor was caught speaking from both sides of the mouth. President Buhari in a nationwide broadcast effectively told the youths to fvck off. The following day emigration to Canada topped the trending list on social media. Nnamdi Kanu said Buhari was not Jubril of Sudan anymore. Jubril of Sudan had run away. The man in Aso Rock was now Mohammed Yusuf of Niger. Aisha Buhari fled to Dubai. Violent Fulani herdsmen ran amok in forests, farms, and highways across the nation. The Southwest governors and the Benue governor were shouting themselves hoarse. Oyo’s Sunday Igboho rose to national prominence as he took laws into his own hands. Every week something somewhere reminded the youths of the EndSars protest and the hashtag would trend again. A second protest was planned for December 2020 then suddenly the government required everyone to link their phone numbers with their National Identification Numbers within two weeks causing a national scramble for NINs and the protest was forgotten. A second recession was announced. Cryptocurrency was banned to the chagrin of youth enthusiasts. Fleeing Nigeria was now talked about unabashedly on social media.
A second wave and mutant variants of the coronavirus popped in different parts of the world. Official figures of infection rate had topped one hundred thousand by the new year in Nigeria. Obituaries from the virus were announced with increased regularity. In Lagos, everyone now knew someone that had contracted the virus or even died of it.
The biggest news outside Nigeria was Donald Trump’s failed attempt to hang on to power in an unprecedented turn of events that cast a big slur on the world’s acclaimed model democracy. He left Washington with his tail between his legs.
Davido and Wizkid however released new albums. Burna Boy was increasingly being mentioned in the same sentence as those two. The European football Season continued to provide succor. Churches and mosques were back giving hope. Dangote’s naked bottom debuted on social media for which he sued an aggrieved American lover for $30,000 and Elon Musk from nowhere became the richest man on earth.
At 225 Katakata Street Eyonyam was still in a coma.
“The doctors do not understand,” Mr Zubi explained. It was a hematoma to the brain and surgery to remove it was successful and yet she would not wake up.”
“What is hematoma?” Josiah asked?
“A collection or clotting of blood outside the blood vessels, all of which have been successfully removed. Curiously, her skull did not fracture.”
“There was no need for Sister Esther to fracture the skull to make it easy for them. My girl went straight to the point and reset her brain. Anuofia! Ashawo kobo kobo. Nkita Togo!” Mrs Zubi said.
Ndifreke continued to run his business with Irikefe and Castro and his path with Maya’s barely crossed. This surprised Castro and delighted Irikefe.
“Come o bros Freke” Castro said. “You mean say you and Maya truly dey ghost each other like this?
“It is best,” Ndifreke said.
“You pack from house enter toilet for her comfort and yet nothing?”
“I did not pack from house to the toilet. I like where I am. Make everybody dey their dey,” Ndifreke said.
“Wetin bros wan even use am do?” Irikefe offered. “Abi you no dey see Aunty Lizzy? Any woman half her age fine like dat?”
“No be lie” Castro said. “But I know say Bros Freke and Maya na sure thing one day. Make una dey deceive una sef. Bros I lie?”
Ndifreke looked away.
Clementina continued to turn heads in the compound.
“Do you still talk with her?” Elizabeth asked Ndifreke.
“Not privately. I stopped after two more meetings.”
“You got hard in her presence and realized that any man can be a rapist right?”
“I wouldn’t put it quite that way. Maybe we shouldn’t talk about it.”
Joseph suspended talk of opening his bar and was pursuing Josephine full time.
“I didn’t think I would chase you for three months Hermosa.”
“Your sisters made a bet that we would fvck the day we met. I guess my reputation went ahead of me. Unfortunately, they did not know I had just that morning committed to celibacy for the rest of the year.”
“Why would anybody do that?”
“For different reasons. A man saw me naked and his dick remained flaccid. Do you know what that means? A warrior of a man. My champion!”
“That has nothing to do with you. The dick is a complete science genre on its own.”
“Well, even though I did not show it, I thought I would die afterward. I wanted him too much. I wanted dick too much. So I decided to go on a dick fast to see if I would survive it and I did. I’m loving it now.”
“For how long?”
“Till Valentine’s day maybe.”
Kingsley stayed by Sister Esther as her pregnancy went along and as she kept police appointments.
“You see what you caused? You see what that thing between your legs has done to us? What does she have that I don’t have? Is this one not breast? Is this one not nyash?” Are you the only man in this compound?"
"Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings – Simona Panova" Mr Kingsley said.
Funbi and Jide Falomo's relationship had developed a layer of ice since she made the party with Iniquity request.
"You have become cold hun. Is it because I don't want the party with that thug?"
"No. Not at all."
"Then what's the matter?"
"Nothing. I'm fine."
"Okay, can we take this to the next level? I wish to settle down. For real this time."
"Everyone will say I snatched my friend's husband."
"But you didn't. I was crooked. You made me straight."
"Great pun, but no."
"Would you marry me if we had the party?"
Funbi looked up at him and smiled.
Achike and Evae nursed their baby by themselves and as Castro suspected, could have another on the way soon.
“Tell me bros” Castro said to Ndifreke. “The way Achike dey fvck him wife. Na so e suppose be? Everyday the man dey lock door for this heat! And their pikin never even grow complete hand and legs. Bet me, by next month Evae don get another belle.”
Mr Zubi remained influential in the council of Elders.
“Gentlemen, following this last situation with Kingsley and the Togo lady, I propose that we become proactive in this council and not just reactive. Not only to come here to talk after the damage has been done – damage that if we are honest we always see coming. What stopped us from calling Kingsley to order when he suddenly sent his woman out and we all knew he was hiding behind bedsheets in the backyard to imetu aka nwanyi Togo? We see everything! We know everything! So why do we pretend to be minding our business and allowing avoidable problems? When we see something crooked and know the potential consequences, we call errant neighbors to question! We lost Awero and four children that way. Now we don’t know if the Togo woman will make it. We could have prevented these mishaps.”
Mr Cosmas continued to be the conscience of the compound, providing illumination wherever needed. One day, someone asked “But why does God allow all these bad things to happen? Why would he even bother to create a world where he doesn’t seem to have control? Shebi they said he can do all things? Why can’t he just make all of us holy?”
“Ignorant humans ascribe to themselves too much importance. They expect to be spoonfed by the Almighty but that cannot be the case. He gave us free will. We are the masters of our destiny. The Almighty wove into creation self-acting laws which determine everything you see happening depending on the choices we make. It is our responsibility as earthmen to understand the workings of these laws and to adjust ourselves accordingly so as to enjoy the beautiful world he created for us. Unfortunately, most do not know these laws and do not know that happiness and suffering are entirely up to them.“Choose life that ye may live!”
“Let me summarize the laws into three for you. One: The law of sowing and reaping. Do not be deceived, God is not mocked. Whatever a man sows, that he will reap. The Quran puts it this way – If you do good, you do good to yourselves, likewise, if you do evil you do evil to yourselves.
Now, look at yourselves. You know what you are doing and what you are thinking. Do you deserve any better than what you are getting now? Is it the fault of the Almighty that you are so wicked? Remember you have free will! Do good! Choose life! It will come back to you!
“The second law is the law of similar species. “Birds of a feather flock together. Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are. This is true in all things. Put a large group of people together in a room and in no time you will see them forming little groups according to what they have in common. Carry an indian hemp smoker to a city he has never been to before and within days he will find where to get his thing. Together with the law of sowing and reaping it explains why you were born in the part of the world you were born in and even the family you belong to. You were attracted by this law!. You were attracted here because y’all are the same! It is spiritual. There is no gap in the happening. No mistake. The Almighty and his laws are perfect!
“The third law is the law of spiritual gravity. Notice how light you feel when you do good or when you have pure thoughts. Also, notice how heavy you feel when angry, or about to do something bad or nursing impure thoughts. Now the more you stay in the good or bad state determines the weight of your spirit such that at death you either rise up to the luminous heights if you did mainly good or sink to the dark regions if you did mostly bad.
The three laws work together to explain why things are the way they are. When you understand this you will see that your problem is not Buhari or your parents or your boyfriend or your wife. Know the laws and adjust yourselves to them and you will see the wonders of God’s creation.”
Chisco arrived at Arochukwu in his quest to free himself from witchcraft following sexual congress with Eyonyam who had earlier rendered him impotent. He went straight to Dibia Okereke from the motor park.
Continue reading https://katakatastreet.com/2021/02/17/chisco-in-the-coven/
EkopSparoAyara, Ann2012, YINKS89, tsharp, Blueeyes1, eyesofpearls...abeg una too many and e don tey. Help me invite others. Next post within a blink of an eye
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 6:57pm On Nov 15, 2020|
Thanks for waiting man. I dey kampe. And I go return as promised this November. Tori plenty and I've missed writing it. See you soon.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 12:57pm On Oct 12, 2020|
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 6:48am On Oct 11, 2020|
Happy Sunday folks. I'm afraid I'll need to go away for another month. I'm not fortunate enough to be able to sit down to this as much as I want and still be able to survive. But it is a story I enjoy writing and I'm not giving it up. Hopefully there'll still be a few still interested by the time I'm back. To those who are fed up, please accept my apologies. It was nice having you and I do hope it was worth your while while you were here. To those who understand, God bless you. Lemme just put myself together and return. There is still plenty story. Chisco has been to the other world now and returning with the biggest surprise since I started this story. No one can guess what it is! Ndi and Maya...I know many are fed up with this subplot but hey, there's still a story there. Funbi/Iniquity/Jide oh my! Castro has an announcement that rocks the compound. Irikefe is also not standing by. Eyonyam...Is the witch dead? E easy? Plenty tori my people and the return episode is even ready but I chose to hold on to it so that the return will be easy. I go just post gbaa!
Life no easy like that my people *sobs*
Lemme just go and come back. Thank you.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 11:21am On Oct 05, 2020|
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 5:37pm On Sep 20, 2020|
He was Eyonyam's choice when she decided she wanted a life. It was always a human decision for her. Chisco on the other hand pestered her and the only way she would give in was to punish him with witchcraft
As for not perceiving Sister Esther, she couldn't have before she entered the room because she wasn't in the vicinity then. But once she entered the room and off pant it was already too late
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 5:30pm On Sep 20, 2020|
Don't know man. Doesn't help that I can only do this in my spare time and that is getting less and less with post lockdown austerity. I'm still committed to the story though. Y'all bear with me when I can't come through. Will definitely be back.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 12:57pm On Sep 20, 2020|
Happy Sunday all.
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 9:46am On Sep 17, 2020|
i dey kampe. make una nor vex. tori still plenty. cooking somefin baaaaaaaad for the weekend
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 1:09pm On Sep 06, 2020|
Happy Sunday folks
Posted an update
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:49am On Sep 02, 2020|
abeg leave my Spanish bro
gracias mi hermano. espero que te mantengas a salvo?
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|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:43am On Sep 02, 2020|
my gee! baba olowo the long prick
where you go hide na!
|Literature / Re: Number 225 Katakata Street by Centino: 8:43am On Sep 02, 2020|
Chelsea fans will argue it was only a friendly with a raft of changes in the second half including a player that drove from there to a loan move to Fulham. You can't read too much into pre-season.
Arsenal are a team to watch mehn. If the Arsenal board backed Arteta like Lampard is being backed, we will be talking of a real renaissance at the Emirates.
See ehn, if not for FFP Sheikh Mansour will pay the 700mil for Messi. He'd triple that over the 5 years they intend to sign him. Yes. They are willing to sign a 33 year old for 5 years!!!!!!!!!!!!
I know folks thought the reconciliation was about Ndi and Maya. Chill out guys. I'm deliberately not making this a Mills and Boon. Love slaps differently in these climes. Continue the ride with me y'all and pay attention
Update was getting too large so had to leave out Chisco, Mr Kingsley and the others. Stay tuned.
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