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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 42)

“From the left, quick march! Left-right! Left-right! Left-right!” The legs of the students in the rectangular lineup went up and down like pistons as they marked time to Senior Olumide’s hollered commands. “Left-right! Left-right! Left-raaaaiiiight!” In unison, the feet crunched down on the ground, lifted and thudded down again. Senior ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 41)

The Morning After The Friday Cleanup “Who jacked my locker?!” On Ibuka’s face was etched a livid expression. There was some shock there too, but he was mostly angry. “Who jacked my locker?!” His voice climbed a few decibels of outrage, and he turned from the cabinet to glare at ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 40)

My apologies for the lateness of today’s posting of EGTS episode. Life may imitate Art sometimes, but today Life refused to respect Art, and give me time to attend to this. Anyhoo, it’s here now. Read, enjoy and let us know what you think in the comments section. * “And ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 39)

“Blood of Jesus!” Amaka burst out with goggled eyes and an exaggerated shudder. “Cat – as in pussycat?” “No, it is tiger-cat,” Ibuka snapped with heavy sarcasm. “Of course it’s pussycat. See question o.” This was Amaka’s umpteenth interruption since Ibuka started his narration of what transpired in our hostel ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 38)

He stands, shrouded by the night, pale as the skin of a glass of milk, still, vigilant, those unusual eyes staring coldly out from a face that has the icy stillness of a sculpted piece. A light breeze gallops across the area, lifting the hairs on the boy’s skin and ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 37)

It is lights out. The boy moves slowly through the dormitory in the thick of the night, a pale figure startlingly argent in the darkness. The room is large and crowded. He can see the bunks lined against the walls, interspersed with the windows through which the silvery gaze of ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 36)

“Will you like to be a prefect when you enter SS3?” I asked as I gazed up at the inky black sky, its blanket of darkness dotted by a sprinkle of stars, winking back at me. There was a faint stir on my left as Joseph moved his body. Like ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 35)

There was a divide that existed in my school between the boarding students and the day students. The boarders, by far, outnumbered the day students, and there was a certain air of superiority every boarder exhibited towards the day students. We thought we were better than them. After all, we ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 34)

It was the spray of cold water on my face that woke me up in the middle of the night. I looked up from my bed. It was raining outside. Heavily. The drumming sound of the rain on the ground assailed my ears as I got to my feet, shivering, ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 33)

The principal and the teachers in my school may be the figures of authority, but the SS3 boys were the ones who held the power to terrorize the junior boys. During every Monday morning assembly, the principal, Mr. Iheukwumere would always exhort the student body – the junior students actually ...

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