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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Final Track)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * Drusilla moved determinedly to the chair from which her sister had just been forcefully evicted. Her eyes glinted with malice and something else—hope, perhaps. She sat on the chair and rudely ordered the pageboy to put the shoe on her foot. Behind her, ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Seven)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * “Are you not the one I’m asking? I say, who has the glass shoe I found under your bed?” Teremena barked. Cinderella stood there mute, terrified. “I always knew you were a witch and a thief! Where did you get those shoes from? ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Six)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * Cindy was plucking scent leaves and tomatoes to add to her basket of pumpkin leaves, when she heard a swishing sound behind her. She swung around. “Godmother! You startled me!” Cindy gasped. “You’ve not seen startled yet. Just wait till your stepmother finds ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Five)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * In this Grand Search for Miss Chinda Ella Babalola, the Presidential Igwe Apparent left no stones unturned. First of all, he set up a committee. This committee then set up a taskforce called Operation S.E.A.R.C.H—for See And Return Chinda. The first day, they ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Four)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * I am not being fair in the telling of this story, for I have hardly mentioned Drusilla and her sister, Anastasia, Cinderella’s stepsisters. They were there in the Ballroom, and I have to say, their countenances were not very pretty. I would’ve liked ...

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IN HER OPINION: You Can Say You Don’t Want Children

Dear Friend, Yes, you who say you don’t want to have children, It is okay not to want to have children. In fact, I admire you, because you make up the small percentage who are honest to themselves and have refused to be bullied into convention by society in this ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Three)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * There was absolute silence as the vision in Ankara, coral beads, gemstones and Hollandis lace walked up to the front where the prince was standing, waiting to be served, same as his guests. The line had stopped because the woman in front of ...

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THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY (Track Two)

Previously on THE REAL CINDERELLA STORY… * Cinderella’s Udara Carriage was like fifteen minutes away from the Villa, when in the Ballroom, the President’s Abobaku looked at his watch. The party had been on for a little over an hour. In twenty minutes, he would signal the Chief of Staff, ...

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IN HER OPINION: Thou Shall Not Escort

“Escort me, escort me, na so slave trade start.” – Anonymous Warri Person. “Be careful who you make your friend.” – My Parents. Not so many years ago, when I was much more trusting, paid very little attention to my intuition, and quite stupid, I got into all sorts of ...

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Registration Begins For The Second Edition Of EKETI’S ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING COURSE

This is to announce that registration has begun for the second edition of Eketi’s Online Creative (fiction) Writing Course for Beginners. The course will hold from the 17th May – 5th of June. It will take place in a closed Facebook group. The fee is 3,000 naira. Payment details will ...

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