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FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS: A SHORT STORY

Bunmi slid her hand down to my chest but just before it reached my thigh, I grabbed her hand and pushed it away. She hissed and cat-walked to her seat. It took several seconds to stop the effect that touch had on me. My body shook with physical desire. Bunmi was an attractive young woman …

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BROTHER JOSHUA IS STALKING ME

 I was washing my clothes at the back of the hostel when I heard some sisters from my fellowship talking about a brother. His name is Joshua. I was in 400level when Joshua got admission into my school. We lived in the same area in Lagos and his mother had assigned me the duty of …

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WHO WILL MARRY YOU?

I’ve not eaten any home-made meal in three days. I can’t believe it myself because I don’t play with good food. I’m the kind of girl who’ll prepare edikaikong and semo the night before a major exam. I still remember the shock on the faces of my friends when on the morning of CHM 115 …

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LEKKI SISI- EPISODE 8

  Click here to read Episode 7 Mimi was attending to a customer when I entered the shop and went straight to her office. I turned on her laptop and began to work on a market survey collation for different baby products. ‘Are you okay?’ Mimi sat on the armrest of the sofa, her palm gently …

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LEKKI SISI- EPISODE 6

Click here to read Episode 5 Shade called me into her office shortly after that horrible incident with Ranti. She wanted us to celebrate. We had pulled off a deal worth 90 million naira. I must confess that project was the most tasking job I’d ever been involved in. She was pouring me a glass of …

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LEKKI SISI- EPISODE 2

Click here to read Episode 1 My new place of work was on the ground floor of a shopping complex painted white. A boutique with tinted glass door. There was a catering shop on the second floor of the building and a jewelry shop on the topmost floor. The complex was already bustling with activities. …

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LEKKI SISI: EPISODE 1

My brother, Gbenga, has been on my nerve since I announced I was picking up a job in Lagos and now my mum is sitting on my bed, face drawn, as I fold my clothes into a big box. It is the eve of my departure to Lagos and what I really want is to …

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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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