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Blog posts February 2019

MINGLING - Ahmed Isohinee Al-Mansur

Emily is a girl who is extremely shy and can’t express her feelings and be free  towards anything or anyone. She would through out  her learning in High school,  realise that being extremely quiet  doesn’t work out and often leads to regrets due to unspoken words locked inside.

Mondays, a…

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THE CHASE - By Aderibigbe Temitope

Lorah walks into XYB restaurant hoping to meet Lanza already seated she looks at her wrist watch discovering just a few minute to six , she had left work late enough to avoid arriving early. "Why would someone like her be waiting for a man she had meet few month ago on the social media ?" She th…

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THE CAMP - By Uyime Russell

It was on the full moon I and my friends decided to go camping in the woods

I carried my packsack waiting for my best friend Amanda but I call her “Amy”.

She calls out “Hey Hannah this is going to be the best camping ever”.

Giving her a smirk “you are always late”.


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MERCY - By Vivian Ikeh

It had been a whole week since I last talked to Mercy; We were fighting again and the worst part was I couldn't even remember what the fight was all about.

Maybe I liked another girl's picture accidentally or because she caught me staring at a pair of ass, which for the record were the ones w…

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WHACK - Enefiok Okon Udonkang

“This act cannot go unpunished” boomed Mr. Okpo the school principal, he was a short obese man nicknamed “Ball of Fire” because of how he looked when he was angry and right now he was living true to that name,  his face was all red like a grenade about to explode. He motions to the comp…

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AZARA - By Destiny Bassey

‘In a land torn apart by war, greed and lust for power; love, loyalty and courage quickly eroded. Men had become beast, drunk with the blood of the innocent; then came: the girl, the prince and the tears from a broken heart.’

To the rest of the world, it was believed that Guyanga was anni…

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JIAKKA - By Adedamola Abiodun

Whenever I imagine my mother, I envision her as a pure burning white. That’s the only colour she emits and I have marked that as her emblem. My father radiates many colours. The white glow of the moon illuminating him as a crystalline sapphire when he sits outside in the dead of the night taking in …

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THE SEARCH - Adodo Ruth

For the time I’d known this grandfather of ours, he had been a strange creature. He was bald and rarely spoke a word, so we concluded he was either mildly retarded or plain mute; his mornings began at 3am, with him fixed on his balcony, peering into the darkness, or reading something and thoug…

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HOW WAS TODAY - Titilope Odeyinka

Chigozie slaps hard against her knee, looks down at her palm and sees that she missed the mosquito. She hisses, but doesn’t let this annoy her for too long for she’s filled with anticipation. She moves her chair closer to the edge of the road. It’s evening - anytime from now and he would walk to…

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REAL FANTASY - By Fadilat Ibrahim

“LATIFAH, you see nothing comes so perfect…”   Mercy is my roommate, a good girl at that, the fact that she is a Christian doesn’t hinder our friendship; we share a lot in common, experience and thoughts, academic talks. we are both in level 400 of our departments.

Today we are just…

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INDEPENDENCE - By Oche Temitayo

I  was lost of thoughts on the pulpit during the celebrating hour of Yes I Do. My gorgeous looking white wedding gown, my blue high heel shoes tells more of something different is happening in my life.

So much pain haunting memories almost swallowed this rare happiness I forced out as Jackso…

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SWIMMING POOL- Ohechimda Victoria

The evening was scorching hot. The sun stood still almost at the center of the sky. It was definitely not ready to set and was still shinning as though it was in a competition with the other planetary bodies. The time was 5:30 pm. Lizzie, dressed in a cream palazzo trouser that was decorated wit…

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 I squeezed a sheet of paper with tears soaking it. Tears from my weary eyes. I had just squeezed the last article my father wrote before he died. He had not published it,  he printed it out  and  kept it in a folder.  The articles might be to me 'My savior.'  I cried not only because of th…

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ONE THING I REGRET - By Nnadi Obioma

Ifunanya was everything I ever wanted in a damsel, if I were to conceptualize a million lists of my uttermost desires in a lady, she would score a billion out of a million. She unarguably was the other side of the coin of my life so much that I sometimes doubted her existence and thought I had m…

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LIFE OF NINA - By Ama Goodness Elochukwu

Nina heard a knock on the door and about to open the door she felt goose bumps all over her body as her palms kept scratching her

“What could that be?” She over looked all that and went to open the door only to see miracle, was she dreaming?

        “What are you doing here” She asked …

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A GOOD MAN'S GUILT - By Joshua Joseph

"So much money and then what, a big ass house and all I could ever want but no one to share it with, yep its time to get myself a wife". Kayode thought to himself, as he drove off, he had been to his friend tayo's house and tayo's wife asked him a question he hadn't really thought of answering b…

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SPACE AGE - By Oheji Precious

“Magmus 1649, cleared for landing,” Tom said with a smile on his face.

He wasn’t necessarily happy because of his successful trip; he had had a lot of them previously. He was happy because this was the first trip he had Dercia with him. Since he was a teen, he had always wished to have a …

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WILL YOU MARRY ME?- By Angel Davis and Amadi Ekwutosilam Njoku

“Chinagorom,” she announced one day last year. Pronouncing the first syllable of his name as that of a country in East Asia. “I’ll remain unmarried. I don’t resent being called an old hag. Men are an assortment of assholes and I want nothing to do with them.”

Before saying anything el…

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