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CRUEL INTENTIONS

Imade was a renowned blogger and influencer. There was no way she was going to let anyone leave down that down. When she is faced with a tempting offer worth millions of Naira, she struggles with the little conscience she has left and must decide on whether it worth the money to destroy a man's life.

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WRONG NUMBER

Melinda was distraught. It was 5 days to her wedding and as she stared at the wedding gown laid out on the bed before her. Her sister had seen to that and Melinda was thinking of the worst possible scenario. She placed a hand on her belly and thought of her child. She was not going to allow him or her to come into the world without both parents. There was no more time to sit around and wallow in self-pity.

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THE RUNAWAY by Uche Balogun (late submission)

Obafemi stormed out of the office building, towards the parking lot. He'd had yet another disagreement with the management, and he couldn't stand to be there a moment longer. The sky looked exactly the way he felt; dark, stormy, and ready to burst. "I can't wait for my contract to run out", he mumbled under… Continue reading THE RUNAWAY by Uche Balogun (late submission)

CONTEST, SHORT STORY

DARK LAGOS by Esther Iloka

“Wake up dear”, mum gently nudged me, waking me up from sleep. I got up from bed. Michael, my brother was already dressed, he loved school. Eating in silence in our one room apartment, I noticed mum looked sad. What I would give to take away the sadness from those once beautiful eyes. Ever since… Continue reading DARK LAGOS by Esther Iloka

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FREEDOM IN A BOTTLE by Esther Enewerome Odafe

All I wanted was to drift into oblivion but Toya, the thickset woman who never shaved her pubic hairs, wouldn’t let me have that. “If una see how him just dey lick am ehn? You go think say na soup,” she said betwixt laughter, and the other girls in the parlour whooped. The picture of… Continue reading FREEDOM IN A BOTTLE by Esther Enewerome Odafe

VIEWS AND OPINIONS

BOOK VS FILM/TV ADAPTATIONS – MY TOP 5 ADAPTATIONS

  BOOK VS FILM/TV ADAPTATIONS – MY TOP 5 ADAPTATIONS Adaptations of books have been happening for years, if not centuries, first as plays and musicals then on radio and eventually as movie and TV. The latter of which has since become the norm and with increasing advancements in technology, it is certain this will… Continue reading BOOK VS FILM/TV ADAPTATIONS – MY TOP 5 ADAPTATIONS

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WHAT TIDES FORETELL (FICTION SERIES)

WHAT TIDES FORETELL —– 8

"So you have not spoken to her one on one?"Etta asked as she and Molara sat down with drinks and biscuits. The rain has started to pour outside and for a few seconds Molara listened, lost in the pattern of the drops as they hit something outside the window. "No, I have not. I know… Continue reading WHAT TIDES FORETELL —– 8