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Black Love Diary Part 3

​Sometimes, the rains do not fall several months into a new year. When they finally fall, they come with little mercy. As if they’d been unjustly denied of their right to whip into mother earth, they attack with great relish; flooding homes, wiping paved streets clean, filling up river banks. Continue reading

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Black Love Diary Part 2

Whenever the clouds gather, you know the rains are about to fall. You could tell when the thunder rumbles, – low and even in the distance. You become more certain when a cold whiff wheezes past the back of your neck, and lightning finally makes its debut. Continue reading

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Black Love Diary

Time itself is also a fluid concept. Each millisecond floating  seamlessly along the sea of eternal consciousness, down into the drains of oblivion and history. God has said He is the alpha and omega; the beginning and the end. Time was only His by-product. Last year the rains were here. This year they came again;  drawn together  by the marvelous design of nature. Continue reading

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Twenty (A Story of Suspense, Betrayal & Murder) – MICHAEL ISAAC AND AKINWALE AKINYOADE

Everybody’s favourite suspense series, Twenty is now available as an e-book so you have no excuse of not reading it. Written by Michael Isaac and Akinwale Akinyoade, Twenty,  follows the life of Mrs. Ugochukwu and her daughter Chioma who find … Continue reading

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A Day And Night In The City – SOLOMON UHIARA

There is a little city that sprawls from the eastern horizons of the country. It dwells in middle of fertile greens and blooms in the graceful steps of its countrymen. Look it up in memoirs and journals, it has been … Continue reading

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Twenty – Episode 20

Excerpt from episode 19: “Look I have done stuffs in the past but part of what we are doing is for Chioma’s good. You would just have to trust me, at least if you want to see your friend alive … Continue reading

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Twenty – Episode 19

Excerpt from episode 18: “I’m not your late brother’s wife again! You hear me?” Mrs. Ugochukwu interjected furiously, “don’t come back here again!” she said with her right hand on the door knob and her left hand pointing at him … Continue reading

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Twenty Episode – 18

Excerpt from episode 17:  “I’m here to make peace with you and forgive you. Won’t you invite me in?” he said and entered the house without waiting for a reply. ‘You had better leave before I call the police.’ She … Continue reading

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The Incident – AJAGBE BLESSING OYINKANSOLA

Her heart was beating as they waited for her mum to come. Teju’s mind was filled with a thousand thoughts. How come nothing happened to her? Not even a scratch. She could have died but she was still alive. Did … Continue reading

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PenAStory Love Contest Entry #11 – ADESOJI DANIEL

Ngozi and I have been married close to seventeen months now. Yes, a year and five months, I was sure I was correct. Definitely sure…. Yet, I couldn’t help sighing as these months flashed by before my very eyes as … Continue reading

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