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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 32)

No one moved. The boys remained immobilized under the glare of the flashlight. The light was moving towards them, and I couldn’t see who was wielding it until it had passed by my bunk. That was when I could make out two figures, one of them held the torch. “Junior ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 31)

“Eze, wake up.” A hand shook my shoulder. “We are here.” I blinked my eyes blearily open and started to sit up in the backseat of my father’s Mercedes. “We are here, back to your school.” My older sister, Ada’s face beamed at me from the front passenger seat. “Aren’t ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 30)

Foreword I want to apologize first of all for the delay in the posting of this episode. All throughout last week, I had to put my literary focus on the re-drafting of my novel. I had a deadline to meet. I’ve met it. And now I’m back to writing. Secondly, ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 29)

Foreword Hello, guys, it’s me again. Remember, the voting for the Nigerian Blog Awards is still on till December 8, and yours truly is still in the running as the Nigerian Blog of the year. So, please, if you haven’t voted, and you have 3 or 4 emails, or you ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 28)

There are many reasons I like Joseph Amuluche, one of my two best friends. Many reasons. First of all, he was a boy obviously born with a silver spoon, the last child of a wealthy family, but he was never a brat about it. In keeping with his down-to-earth personality, ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 27)

The moment before Diplo finally walked into the Dormitory, I’d spied from the clock hanging on the wall that the time was a few minutes past nine. When I saw him, my heartbeat went into overdrive. He had the slightly unfocused look of one who was inebriated, although his gait ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 26)

The deep droning sound reverberating from the sky made us look up. The bird streaking through the cottony clouds dotting the late afternoon sky was white and metallic, and we caught sight of the occasional wink of lights on its wings. “Hey! See aeroplane!” Ibuka enthused, as though we weren’t ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 24)

I was in JSS3, 13 years old, and yet to have my first kiss. Joseph, on the other hand – who had been kissing girls since we were in JSS1 and a JSS2 girl cornered him in class one evening after night prep to give him his first experience – ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 23)

My sleep was so deep, so total and dreamless. And when I woke up, it was like a slow swim to the surface. That’s what you get when you sleep on three mattresses piled one atop the other. Three mattresses – two of them belonging to Joseph and Ibuka. It ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 22)

A Day before Valentine’s Day. . . Valentine’s Day was less than 24 hours away, and the entire student body was in a state of bated tension and feverish excitement. All week, every boy and girl who was part of a couple had been walking about the school with coy ...

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