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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 60)

Previously on The Housewives’ Tale, Adaku happens upon a pregnancy crisis her friend, Mimi is undergoing, a visit that took them to the hospital where Mimi gets to know that she’s had an ectopic pregnancy and will need an emergency surgery. Ever the good friend, Adaku sticks by Mimi’s side, ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 59)

Previously on The Housewives’ Tale: Adaku visits her friend, Mimi at home. Mimi has been complaining about stomach aches, which worries Adaku, seeing as Mimi is pregnant. She gets to her house to meet a visibly distressed and obviously unwell Mimi, who she encourages to go to the hospital with ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 13)

The silence in the dining hall was a loud one, broken only by the hum of the invigilators’ conversation, the occasional rustle of paper and scratch of pen on sheets, and the faint dripping sound of beads of water tapping down from a leaky ceiling to a lone spot on ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 10)

The single patient room in the dispensary was a bright and airy albeit spartanly-furnished room. There were drapes on the windows and crown molding at the ceiling. The floor was bare, bereft of any carpeting, and positioned against the walls were three beds. All three beds were occupied. On one ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 54)

“We need to perfect our plans oh,” Chinwe says to me over the phone. The spy camera delivery people had called her earlier to say that they would be delivering the bulb on Monday. “We must do this as soon as possible, before he starts suspecting,” Chinwe continues. “Ok. Have ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 53)

The more I think about my son’s teddy, the more worried I get. It isn’t helping matters that Chinwe had gone and planted ‘tedophilia’ in my head, and that nauseating thought had taken root so fast. I also worry about Nkaiso. “What is her deal sef?” I say out loud ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 51)

I groggily drag myself out of bed. It is Monday morning, and Gabby’s school is resuming today. The routine of waking up every week day at 5:30 am begins once more. The fact that EEDC hasn’t given us power for the past three days is going to make my work ...

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CORPERS’ LODGE X

December 2014 would always be remembered as the month that began a new phase in my service year and directly contributed to one of the most painful events that I regret till date. To fully understand this, I would have to fill you in on some backgrounds. Our local government ...

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THE LITTLE WITCH

My childhood was characterized by a certain intrepidity, eccentricity, stubbornness and frequent illness. Yes, I was fearless, quirky and willful. But, for all my quirkiness, I never felt unwanted or unloved. I was showered with affection. And, although things were sometimes difficult, my parents toiled endlessly to make sure I ...

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An Interlude With Sosoliso

The beginning of my first year in university was characterized by a slight struggle to find where and how to fit in. Back in secondary school, I was the boy who was catapulted to ‘super stardom’ when I made history as the first male student to share a class seat ...

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