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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 21)

February 14th, Valentine’s Day afternoon. . . “Senior, please… senior, have mercy… senior please…!” The discordant cries of Peace House JSS3 boys rent the atmosphere, heavy with their despair and pain, as they hopped up and down on their haunches. “Frog-jump, all of you!” the brawny SS3 boy snarled from ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 20)

Almost everyone in my school has a story of an encounter with a snake to tell. Some have two. Or three. Some of these stories are true, some exaggerated, some others outright lies. These narrations range from plain ridiculous to mildly startling to the shockers that were hair-raising, bone-chilling and ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 19)

Ibuka enveloped me with his arms. “Don’t cry, e hear? Everything will be alright.” I seriously doubted it, but I let myself be consoled. However, my disconsolation did not lift throughout that day. No matter how hard I tried – and I didn’t try very hard – my despair stayed ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 18)

Every year, National Youth Service corpers, in their service to their fatherland, were assigned to my school to teach. These were young men and women from varying cultures in the country. Predominant among them were the Northerners, with their aquiline features, sooty complexions and nasal way of speaking. Their females ...

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EZE GOES TO SCHOOL (Episode 4)

The morning after the visiting day It was something that woke me up this morning. I would like to say it was the melodious chirping of a songbird, one of the many that appeared to be nesting on the orange tree growing in the backyard of my hostel, by the ...

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