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The Offshore Diaries (Entry 12)

This is a story about Sex, Viagra and Old Men. Out at sea, for some reason unbeknownst to me, libido is usually high, sometimes too high for comfort. This story begins at the tea room, the place where, while working at sea, all stories arise from. I’m at my unit, ...

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The Letter

My anniversary with Michael is August 17. And this year, I decided impulsively to surprise him. He was in Abuja. So I open his computer to check when his last meeting will be, and this email pops up, flagged urgent. And the subject is “Tonight”. It was about a meeting ...

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ALL IN THE KNOWING (Final Episode)

Previously on ALL IN THE KNOWING… * “Esu, take me to Mr. Gantong’s office,” Béisa said, her voice barely above a whisper as she gazed out the car window. Pam Gantong was a lawyer. He was also very good at digging up information about people for the right price.  How ...

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ALL IN THE KNOWING (Episode 3)

Previously on ALL IN THE KNOWING… * Béisa sat back against the dining chair, watching Mike as he ate. There was a slow, methodical manner to the way he chewed, and it struck her at how ironic it was that he took more care with his mastication than life itself. ...

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ALL IN THE KNOWING (Episode 2)

Previously on ALL IN THE KNOWING… * Samaila sat back in the car and watched the window of the well-lit lecture hall. The girl was inside; he could see her, her head bowed over her book. He took a drag of his cigarette, laced with marijuana and felt the rush ...

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ALL IN THE KNOWING

Beisa gazed at her reflection in the mirror. Chocolate brown, kohl-rimmed eyes stared back at her. Full and red lips, courtesy of MAC, beckoned, the bottom held in a light bite from her lower teeth. She wouldn’t normally wear this shade of lipstick, but somehow she felt that the occasion ...

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SOMEONE ELSE’S HUSBAND

You can’t always control who you get attracted to or fall in love with. If I could control who I fell for, I would definitely not have chosen to fall in love with someone else’s husband, even though when I gave my heart to him, I did not know he ...

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FAMILY BLUES (Episode 5)

Doris I see him the moment I step inside the semi-crowded dining room section of the Intercontinental Hotel. I see him, and I just know it is him – the man I am here to see. We never shared any pictures that revealed our faces on NaijaSingles.com. My profile picture ...

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FAMILY BLUES (Episode 3)

Harrison I am not at all pleased. I am still struggling to get control of my displeasure as I collect my vehicle tag from the security man at the gateway of the Intercontinental Hotel. The uniformed man waves a hand at his colleague, who lifts the turnpike so that I ...

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The EKSPLANATION

So again, I was perusing the blogosphere, when I happened on THIS PIECE penned by Elnathan John. Lawd! I read and I laughed hard. And you know me, when I see a good humorous write-up, I have to share, to spread the joy. So, read and enjoy. * My husband, ...

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