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I HAVE A BABY FOR YOU

Written by Ife-Grace I don’t get it. When I said No to Bro Yemi’s proposal, most of the sisters in the Executive unit took the matter personally…One even rolled her eyes at me in disgust. Abeg, can’t I make my choice? Hear what one sister said. ‘Who in her right frame of mind would say …

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BUT THE PLAYBOY IS NOW BORN-AGAIN

Written by: Ife Grace. When Bola got out of the conference room at about 3p.m, her stomach was rumbling. She had only taken a cup of coffee since morning and even though she had a pack of sandwich in her bag, what she wanted was some real food.  She dropped her laptop on her table …

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THE CHOIRMASTER WANTS TO MARRY ME

Written by Ife-Grace I joined the choir because I loved to sing. In fact, Singing is the only consistent thing I’ve done in my life. I sing in the bathroom, on my way to school, in the kitchen and many times in my dreams. When I’m sad, I sing. When I’m excited, you’ll hear my …

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ON SUNDAY OF LAST WEEK : A SHORT STORY

On Sunday of last week, you walk down your street swinging your husband’s free hand while he holds your son with the other hand. You stand on tiptoe to kiss him on his cheeks. He pleads with you to stop. He says such actions are meant for the bedroom and not for public display. You …

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SOMETHING IS BURNING O!

It happened at our annual singles summit. I was sitting on the third row sad that the worship session had ended so quickly when Pastor Henry smiled and said; ‘Shake the hands of three persons and welcome them to the house of God.’ That was when I saw her. Nike. Our eyes met and then …

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CHOICES : A SHORT STORY

The interview was for 8am. But by 5:30 a.m, I was dressed and out of the house. This would be the third interview I’d be attending in a week and I was hoping that one of them would at least click.  At 33, what I wanted so badly was to move into my own rented …

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TO LOVE AND TO HOLD

I returned from the market tired and worn out. Thank God my husband was home. He met me at the door and took the sacks from my hands to the kitchen where we began to offload the things I had bought. ‘Imagine, I bought the onions for 2k.’ My huband’s eyes widened. ‘You don’t mean …

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LET LOVE FIND YOU : A SHORT STORY

Two months after I arrived the National Christian Corpers Fellowship (Nccf) family house in Gboko, a strong wind of attraction for Kunle blew my heart away… Imagine, it started from a morning devotion. If you are familiar with Nccf, you can tell how terrible we look on those mornings, faces swollen, mouth smelling, eyes dull….and …

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Series

CONFESSIONS OF A CAMPUS GIRL – EPISODE 3

Episode 1 Episode 2 **** A loud noise woke me up. I sat up and rubbed the sleep from my eyes. The pain in my heart returned. Had it been a dream when Paul said he was breaking up with me? Did we really have that conversation at the faculty of social sciences? The event …

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CONFESSIONS OF A CAMPUS GIRL- EPISODE 2

Click here for Episode 1 The Dean was attending to some visitors when I got to his office. While I waited, I fought to stay calm and rubbed my sweaty palms against my knees to keep my hands from trembling. What would be my fate after this meeting? Would I be expelled?  What disturbed me …

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