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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 8)

“Write a reported essay on an event you witnessed,” I said for what might be the umpteenth time. Mrs. Nduagu’s English assignment from this morning was proving to be trickier than I’d expected. I tapped my pen on the notebook that was open on my lap as I reclined on ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 3)

It was the first weekday breakfast of the new term; something about this new beginning must have appealed to the kitchen staff, because that first meal of Monday morning was a delightful improvement over what was regular. The boiled egg was still the same, but the loaves of bread were ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (Episode 2)

“Eze! Eze! Over here!” Even as I looked around, following the sound of the voice calling me to its origin, I knew it was Ibuka. The school car park and the immediate surroundings of the school gate were crowded with a motley crew of students, families and the vehicles that ...

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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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