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NOMA’S DREAM – 10

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE 10   Noma turns uncomfortably on her bed. The night isn’t coming to an end in her own thoughts. Although she had only gone to bed not long ago, sleep seems to have deserted her and hers lately. She pulls her weight off the …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE SEVEN

Darkness encloses round about the entire surrounding except inside the bedroom and the only sound one can hear are those coming from crickets who’d chosen the cold night to render their sonorous national anthems. Rhoda Badmus had slept off earlier while working on her desk. There’s a deadline to meet, …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE SIX

EPISODE SIX “You mean he did that?” Akoji’s smiles can be handled on bare hands. He waits for the person on the other end of the call to finish talking. Then with a deep breath and a change in facial expression that means he’s not interested in the new line …

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This thing called LOVE – 17

This thing called LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SEVENTEEN As the police officer led Caleb to the desk, he felt his hands shiver whilst still locked tightly behind him in iron cuffs. He’d refused to regret. Deliberately. Regretting would mean him giving up. Regretting would mean him condescending to a …

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NIMI PETERS – Episode 23

NIMI PETERS – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWENTY THREE Mr Johnson stared patiently as Chief Ogbonna returned from his room with a big brown envelop. He was curious and enraged at the same time and prayed for his friend’s sake that no one plays pranks on another this time. “How low …

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Nimi Peters – Episode 17

NIMI PETERS – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SEVENTEEN Mr Johnson paused as he heard his phone ring. He pulled it out and stared intensely the screen for a while. “Your Nigerian number is still connecting?” his eyes sort of spelt out the question instead. Joelyn chuckled lightly. “I’m roaming, Father! Good …

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Nimi Peters – Episode 16

NIMI PETERS by Grace Ochigbo Episode Sixteen “Why are you still awake, maami?” Fiyin queried as she closed the door gently behind her. “Waiting up for my gorgeous daughter!” Fiyin blushed carelessly. Her mother was in one of her three usual purple multi-floral night dresses and even though her hair …

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Nimi Peters – Episode 14

NIMI PETERS by Grace Ochigbo EPISODE FOURTEEN Another knock came through her ears again. She forced her drowsy eyes and they opened wide, so wide like ShopRite doughnuts. She glanced around her, she was still in the dress she wore out last night, and as if that wasn’t enough, her …

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