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NO LONGER A SLAVE TO SHAME

I was happy…I mean very happy until that knock on the door and my life came tumbling down. If only my landlord hadn’t knocked that afternoon. ‘Stella!’ I turned off the gas, brought down my eguisi soup and hurried to the entrance before the old man breaks my door. His face read worry and that …

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IFE’S NOTES 4: FOR BETTER OR WORSE

Breaking News. Six months ago, Dabira had sex with Rotimi. Gbam! A seed was immediately dropped into her fertile womb. Because Dabira is a well respected Sunday school teacher, to save her face, she decided to abort the child and in the process almost lost her life. Let’s hear what some members of the youth …

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IFE’S NOTES #3: BROTHER OLADIMEJI

Folake was setting the table for dinner when her husband walked into the house and went straight to the bedroom. Quietly, she placed the food warmer on the table and hurried after him. ‘Welcome Honey.’ Oladimeji removed his shoes and kicked them away from him. Folake moved closer. ‘What’s the matter?’

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IFE’S NOTE #2 : BUT…WHAT’S WRONG WITH MY MOUTH?

After the robbers attacked our vehicle that hot Sunday afternoon, we stood by the roadside for hours flagging down vehicles, begging for a ride to Port-Harcourt which was still many miles away. The driver of our bus had run into the bush the moment he sighted the robbers and had he not taken the car …

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IFE’S NOTES #1: IS LOVE REALLY ENOUGH?

Somewhere in Kaduna… One sunny afternoon, three friends assembled at Funke’s apartment. Funke is a blogger and on that particular day she was to kick off her vblog. She titled the video ‘Is your relationship working?’ Dare, Funke’s younger brother stood behind the camera ready to shoot. ‘5.4.3.2.1. Action.’ Funke threw a big smile as …

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GOODBYE HANNAH

Lord, I prayed about this. When I wanted to work my posting to Lagos, you gave me no peace. Look where my trust in you has landed me.  I stifled the cry that almost escaped my lips by covering my mouth with my hands but I couldn’t stop the tears already forming on my eyelids. …

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DON’T MESS WITH A RIGHTEOUS WOMAN.

Bimbo didn’t want me not to take up that job initially. She said something about her heart not being comfortable with it but what was a man like me to do when I have been living on my wife’s meager income for the past four months. So I took up the job and the morning …

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A PURPOSE IN YOUR PAIN

Life was perfect for Busoye until the call she received that evening while turning a pot of eguisi soup. Her husband had been standing by the entrance teasing her and making her giggle. She rolled her eyes playfully at him and moved towards the sink to fill a pot with water in preparation for the …

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UNVEILED

The moment I sighted the three women chatting behind the church auditorium, I immediately wished the ground could open up and swallow me up. When Elder Ajayi’s wife had called the previous night to inform me of our meeting after the church service, I never envisaged seeing three women. How would I face these women …

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