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Short Story: Nanny Duties (Part 3).

(Read part 1 here!). (Read part 2 here!).   That evening after her shower, Kunbi sat on her bed and thought about the events which had led her to take up the Nanny job. Aunty Chidera had met Kunbi’s Mum … Continue reading

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Short Story: Nanny Duties (Part 2).

(Read Part 1 here!).   ‘These are really nice fabrics-great quality. I wonder what quality of clothes your Madam must have left in her wardrobe if she can afford to give these ones out to you’ Kunbi’s mother mused.   … Continue reading

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Short Story: Nanny Duties (Part 1).

  ‘In this evening’s headlines, it has been 100 days since the President has been receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness…A former Minister of Health has been taken into custody by the EFCC for corruption offences…’ The radio … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Copycats Among Us (Part 2).

(Read part 1 here!). Bilkisu was the Head of Public Relations, and Elsie was a mere Assistant Manager. No other department had an Assistant Manager present at those meetings. The MD was making such a fuss because Elsie had written … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Copycats Among Us (Part 1).

Elsie stood at the entrance of the conference room, observing the spectacle before her. It was almost 10am. The executive meeting was supposed to have started at 9:30am but was running late because the Big Dog (a nickname for the … Continue reading

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Short Story: Kama Sutra.

‘Arghhhhhhh!’ There was a thud as he landed on the floor. She rolled her eyes and stifled her laughter. ‘My back!’ He groaned. ‘Hmmm, sorry dear. Are you alright?’ She tried to infuse as much concern into her voice as … Continue reading

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Short Story: Braids Gone Wrong.

‘Nooo, this cannot be happening! Not today!’ Bosede moaned, staring at the handful of braids which had come off along with her hair. She was in the process of getting ready for work and had decided to oil her scalp … Continue reading

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Short Story: Dinner For One.

      The occasional sounds of cutlery meeting plates and muted conversations pierced through Bella’s subconscious. Peaches, a newly-established upscale restaurant in Abuja was buzzing with activity, with the Friday evening diners exuding a sense of cheer which she … Continue reading

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When You Wake Up (Part 4).

Ameh watched Muri from the corner of her eye; she observed that his face was in ‘sincere mode’ as he listened with rapt attention to what Dr. Okonta, their marriage counselor, was saying. She thought about reaching out to pinch … Continue reading

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When You Wake Up (Part 3).

Read Part 1 Here! Read Part 2 Here! The next Monday, Muri walked into Evergreen restaurant during his lunch break; it was 12.30pm. He was dreading this meeting, but it was long-overdue. He took responsibility for his part in the … Continue reading

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