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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 20)

“I pity some boys sha, for when we will graduate from secondary school,” Joseph said from the class window, through which he was staring out at the area that separated our block from the JSS3 block. “What are you talking about?” I said as I glanced up briefly from the ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 19)

Previously on EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL… * “This is such a bad idea,” Ibuka said as we walked to class. The morning was slightly blustery, with a mild Harmattan squall rustling through the foliage and whipping against our faces and clothes. Every intake of breath reminded me of Christmas, and I ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 18)

FOREWORD: Dear readers and lovers of Eze Goes To School, I have a request to ask of you. I see that many of you connect to the series because of the memories of boarding school that it evokes. Well, I’d love to have these memories to expand further on the ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 17)

Previously on EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL… * I knew a prefect or two had to be on duty for Friday’s breakfast as I hastened up the stairwell leading to the entrance of the dining hall, because there was an absence of the sound of uproar that usually accompanied the misconduct ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 16)

FOREWORD: So I’ve got news, #MyMindSnappers. For all fans of the hilarious and entertaining series titled COMPOUND MATTERS which has long been on a hiatus, well, the series is coming back. Our dearly beloved Idara is coming back with all her romantic and compound problems. All new episodes beginning on ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 15)

Previously on EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL… * “Hey, you there!” a voice barked. I froze. Fear spasmed through me and percolated inside my chest, waiting to take over. “You!” This time, the voice was accompanied by rapid footfalls approaching me. “Is it not you I’m talking to? What do you ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 14)

Previously on EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL… * “Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence,” Mrs. Nduagu read from the English textbook that was open on her slightly arthritic hands. “Only the small fry get punished for such social misdemeanours.” The teacher ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 13)

The silence in the dining hall was a loud one, broken only by the hum of the invigilators’ conversation, the occasional rustle of paper and scratch of pen on sheets, and the faint dripping sound of beads of water tapping down from a leaky ceiling to a lone spot on ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 12)

Previously on Eze Returns To School… * To distract myself from the wait, I sat on my bed, my legs up and back propped up by the pillow, and thumbed vigorously on my GameBoy. The evening wore on, as the hostel emptied of students going off on their nocturnal jaunts. ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 11)

“Will you kiss me?” I say huskily to her. She nods and begins to bring her head close to me. I move forward, the metal joints of the bed creaking in slight protest at the hastiness of my motion. She tips her chin, purses her lips and her eyes flutters ...

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