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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (The Final Episode)

FOREWORD: Do remember to watch out for ‘CSI 9JA: The Jack And Jill Story’ to be featured every Monday on MyMindSnaps. * “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Joseph and I turned to Ibuka. He liked to ask such questions as these about the future. Which ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 66)

Outside, the night sky spread out, an inky canopy of darkness freckled only by the fewest of stars and a tired moon. The occasional hoot of a hidden owl was the only sound to permeate the silence – that and the subdued chatter coming from JSS3B. There were just three ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 65)

FOREWORD: I apologize for not posting any episode of Eze Goes To School last Monday. I also apologize, in advance, for the briefness of this episode. I actually wrote this piece this very morning, and would have continued, if not for the pressing nature of my Monday schedule. The reason ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 64)

“Oh when they say, go marching in, oh when they say go marching in…!” “What are you even singing sef?” I interrupted Joseph’s yodeling with an exasperated huff. “A victory song na,” he replied, and continued, “Oh Lord I want to be –” “Okay, first of all,” I interrupted again, ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 63)

“Ah, my son is now a Federal School boy o!” Mother crowed with delight as she pulled me into an embrace, lifting her hand to run her fingers over my head. “Eh, nna, you are now a big boy o. Passing your common entrance exam with flying colours, ezigbo nwa ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 62)

FOREWORD: Here’s a sneak preview of the literary series I will be introducing on MyMindSnaps soon. I’m considering using it to replace the Monday slot that Eze Goes To School will leave vacant when I wrap it up. Either the series or The Hand Of God. This one is titled ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 61)

FOREWORD: Some time ago, last year, it came to my attention that someone was lifting episodes of Eze Goes To School and updating them on his Facebook page, taking the credit of the writer of the story. There was a lot of furor that came when I made my knowledge ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 60)

The cry, which was replete with anguish, ripped through the nightly atmosphere, before getting choked off into a strangled whimper by the sharp, slapping sound of an open fist connecting with skin, a sound that was equally just as resonant as the cry. I winced on my bed when I ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 59)

“…and the male social prefect is,” the principal’s voice resonated during the Monday morning assembly, “Hilary Ejiofor.” There was a round of dutiful applause from the students as a mulatto-skinned boy with dark, very curly hair shorn close to his head stepped out from the ranks of the SS2s with ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 58)

“So, like joke like joke, Eze, you and Nuella are now doing boyfriend and girlfriend, ehn?” Joseph said with a chortle. I gave an awkward smile and shrugged. My relationship with Emmanuella wasn’t something I could explain. I didn’t ask her out. After I saved her from the headlong rush ...

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