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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 7

  Click here for Episode 6 The third time he hit the chisel on the door, a chunk of wood fell off. He pushed again, this time with all his strength and the door opened. Ronke was standing behind the curtain but it was too transparent to cover her properly. You could easily see her …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 6

Click here to read Episode 5 The first thing Nike noticed when she stood in front of the Pastor’s lodge was that it had no fence. That bothered her greatly. She remembered that two months after the death of her father, her uncles led by her father’s eldest sister, Iya Ilorin, pushed them out of …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 5

Click here to read Episode 4 Nike stared at the journal in her hand and a wave of fear hit her. She knew whatever was contained in the book would bring an end to her struggles. She also knew she wouldn’t like what she found in there. From the day David had announced his taking …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 4

Click here to read Episode 3 Nike was standing at the center of a room enclosed with glass walls. At the other end, she could see faces of broken women, many in their twenties and mid-thirties. Some had babies strapped to their backs, others were crying and some crouched down on the floor. They were …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 3

Click here to read Episode 2. When David would still not respond, Nike left the room for the kitchen to see what she could prepare for him. Maybe after a meal of semovita and egusi soup, he would finally open up for a talk just as they always did. One of the blessings of her …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE- EPISODE 2.

Click here for episode 1 Nike came out of the courtroom that Friday afternoon, angry. She had prepared her reply brief so well but in court she had been so distracted and had blabbed so much that the judge stared at her, irritated. When she sat down, Gbemi, her colleague who had appeared with her, …

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THE PASTOR’S WIFE: EPISODE 1

‘ I didn’t sign up to become a Pastor’s wife! How do you expect me to throw away my career and just follow him into one forest.’ ‘Calm down Nike. Please.’ ‘Don’t tell me to calm down. This is my life David is manipulating. Because I am a woman, I should just push my plans …

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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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DARK WALLS- EPISODE 15

I was lying down on the bed when I heard voices. I stopped to listen. It was the voice of a little girl and that of an adult. ‘Rita is very nice o.’ the girl was saying. ‘She gave me biscuit but I did not collect it. I tell her that- ‘I told her-‘ the …

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DARK WALLS- EPISODE 14

When Peter was strong enough to move around, I decided it was time to stop the regular visits. That evening, as we sat in the living room watching a movie, I saw Mama and her children in the living room insulting and making sneering remarks about me. My husband stood aloof, watching them without saying …

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