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I AM A SINGLE MOTHER

I’ve been worried about my teen daughter for some weeks now. I can’t exactly place what went wrong but she began to misbehave when she got into the senior secondary school. This was a girl that was as sweet as a pair of comfortable flat shoes. You know that feeling of relief when you pull off a five-inch high heeled sandals after attending a wedding party and slid into a pair of flat shoes. It’s...

AYANFE (BELOVED)- EPISODE 8

Read Episode 7  Philip folded the last of his clothes into a black box and shut it. He had made up his mind. Kingdom Christian Centre was not his church. They’d been instrumental in bringing him to Christ but his time there was up. He pulled the box out of the room just as Seun came home from work. Seun looked at him, surprised. “What’s going on here?’ Philip’s heart dampened at the look of...

AYANFE (BELOVED)- EPISODE 7

Click to read Episode 1 Ibidun strode into the arrivals expecting to see Silas. He was nowhere to be found. She looked around the empty hall, hoping he’d spring out of a corner. Disappointed, she called his phone. It was switched off. Where for goodness sake was Silas? Ibidun stood outside the airport, boiling with anger. The few passengers exited the airport and headed for the car park, The...

AYANFE (BELOVED)- EPISODE 6

Read Episode 5 ‘He is dead.’ Mama Ogbomosho finally announced. For hours, Ibidun had pressed about her father. Mama refused to say anything. When her cousins came into the house later in the evening, Ibidun sensed something was wrong and got agitated. ‘Where is my father? I want my father!’ Ibidun’s scream got her aunt’s attention. Her father was dead. Did Mama just say that? They were all...

AYANFE (BELOVED)- EPISODE 5

Click to read Ayanfe Episode 4 Philip sat on the floor of the living room with a bible opened on his laps. Since he woke up at 4a.m, he’d been reading the epistles of Paul and making notes of scriptures that spoke to his heart. The accident was a blessing as far as he was concerned. He had not only met Seun, he met Jesus too. He remembered that morning as if it happened yesterday. A lady had...

AYANFE (BELOVED)- EPISODE 4

  Click to read Episode 3 Ibidun woke up with a start. She rolled off the bed and reached for the switch. The light came on. She looked around the room, panting heavily. The dream had seemed so real. She’d seen a woman staring out of her window, sobbing. As she opened her mouth to ask what the problem was, the woman had screamed. There is no one there, Ibidun said as she glanced at the...

AYANFE(BELOVED)- EPISODE 3

Click to read Episode 2 ‘Ibidun, This is Adanna.’ The Program Director said, pointing at the light-skinned lady who raised her head, flashed a quick smile and continued tapping on her phone. Ibidun folded her hands, indifferent. What if her name was Adanna? Her boss should get to the point quickly. ‘Adanna works with us now.’ The Program Director continued. ‘I want you to transfer all the files...

AYANFE (BELOVED) EPISODE 2

Read Episode 1 Ibidun glanced at her wristwatch. 7.30pm. She’d been talking with Silas for three hours. How did time run so quickly? Her heart fell when she remembered bible study was already two hours gone. What excuse would she give Pastor Mayowa for not showing up in church? Her Pastor was probably rounding up service and he’d have noticed her absence. What was she going to say? ‘Are you okay...

AYANFE(BELOVED)- EPISODE 1

Finally, the four-hour meeting with the Programs Director was over. Ibidun sighed in relief and rested her head on the mesh office chair as her colleagues filed out of the conference room. She was tired and wished her head would stop banging hard. You need to slow down, the family doctor had warned her after a visit to the hospital the previous day. The preceding weeks had been stressful. Ibidun...

I’M YOURS- A PLAY

  I’M YOURS- A PLAY SCENE 1 (Dunni and Morayo’s room. Two beds are separated by a reading table. On the table is an HP laptop and a blue clear file containing some documents. A tall young man, Israel, with neatly trimmed beards sits on a chair facing on of the beds. Dunni serves him snacks and a bottle of drink. The door opens. Morayo enters) DUNNI: (smiles) My roommate is here, finally...

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