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The Hiding Place – Episode 2

The Hiding Place – Episode 2 The door opened slowly, revealing a friendly face. As Dr. Richard greeted her with a smile, she immediately remembered that she was in a hospital. “Doctor, why am I still here?” Dr. Richard offered… Continue Reading →

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The Hiding Place – Episode 1

The Hiding Place – Episode 1 Imelda closed her eyes hoping that she would reopen them in a more pleasurable reality. She counted one, two, and three underneath her breath, then slowly opened her eyes to realize that nothing had… Continue Reading →

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Whisperers – Episode 1

Most children go to God with series of prayer requests, asking for toys, clothes and many other things. But, for many years, I had just one prayer request, ‘God deliver me from my father’   Whisperers Episode 1   My… Continue Reading →

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The Mourning After – Episode 5

The sound of gunfire filled the air. The sticks and cutlasses of the members of the sect were no match for the automatic machine guns that were being fired in their direction. Their retreat was swift. They ran, taking along many… Continue Reading →

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The Mourning After – Episode 4

Mind wide open, Isa was alone with his thoughts. He had thought about it carefully. He was sure that it would be foolish of him to allow Zainab go to be Hassan’s wife without first finding out her favour or… Continue Reading →

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The Mourning After – Episode 3

Isa returned home sober and went straight upstairs, into his room. He looked through the window towards Zainab’s room. The curtains were raised and the light was still on.  Zainab was lying down on the bed. He was glad that… Continue Reading →

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The Mourning After – Episode 2

The sun rose early the following morning. It was a Saturday. The events of the day before had become history, a blur in Isa’s memory. He stepped out wearing a white kaftan and a brown flip flop. He stood in… Continue Reading →

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The Mourning After – Episode 1

Isa walked into the school compound in a bubble of confidence. His China white shirt was immaculate as it sat on brown khaki trousers. His brown leather sandals were well polished and neat. Isa Yakubu was the labor prefect of… Continue Reading →

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Harvest of tears – Hot Springs

For about three weeks, Dr. Adesina refused to pick Lucinda’s call. He was avoiding her. His conscience was haunting him, he wasn’t sure he could look at her again. Lucinda was worried too. She was feeling funny and wanted to… Continue Reading →

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Harvest of tears – Deep Waters

Semesters ran into sessions, Lucinda and Dr Adesina continued to get closer. Some of her classmates teased that Dr Adesina was her boyfriend. She just ignored them. Dr Adesina was a devoted man of God and although he was very… Continue Reading →

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