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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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Harvest of Tears – Hiding Place

Lucinda held his card in her hand and pondered on the outcome of visiting Dr Adesina. He wasn’t even a lecturer in her department so he wasn’t going to be of any direct benefit to her. Be that as it… Continue Reading →

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Harvest of Tears – All the way

Lucinda could hardly believe her ears, she had been selected to go on to the final elimination stage. She was excited and scared at the same time. The air in the atmosphere was getting thinner and tense. Margret invited the… Continue Reading →

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