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TWO GRACES – Two

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO TWO The atmosphere of tension had become so severe and pervasive that one could barely see more than a few feet in any direction. Everything came across as being louder than usual, the ticking clock especially. Some minutes ago, Grace Philips had considered removing a …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE EIGHT

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO Agefu stares coldly from where she’s standing still holding onto the door knob of her one-bedroom apartment. She doesn’t seem to understand, in the very least, what the men in front of her are saying. “We advise you to remain quiet, Miss Agefu, as whatever …

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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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This thing called LOVE – PROLOGUE

PROLOGUE Her brown, wrinkly skin looks like discared, wrinkled, paper bag left to itself. Her eyes, over the years, has grown dull and cloudy as though she has seen too much suffering. Her back is stooped over as if she carried invisible weights upon them. Her silver hair is thinning, …

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Nimi Peters – Episode twelve

NIMI PETERS by Grace Ochigbo EPISODE TWELVE “Thank you so much, Ojonimi. I don’t know how I would have held on without you.” He pushed the car key in its hole as Fiyin joined in. “And I am sorry for yelling at you this morning, Fiyinfoluwa. It was just me …

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NIMI PETERS – EPISODE SEVEN

NIMI PETERS by GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SEVEN “Is the tea good, Fiyin?” She asked with complete control. “Yes, it’s fabulous. Now, about Maami.” “I want you to be patient Fiyin, we’ll get to the subject of your mother in a moment.” The doctor said in a patronising voice shaped by …

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‘Nimi Peters – Episode Four

‘NIMI PETERS BY GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE FOUR Fiyin trudged into the sitting room and threw her handbag away as though she was mad at it. She removed the lid from the large bucket they use to preserve drinking water and drew out from it into a cup. The water gave …

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Change ignited by Choice

Isn’t it true that we all want to be happier, earn more money and have more of the good things of life? What of good relationships with spouse, family and friends, who does not desire these? Over the course of time, there are a lot of ‘whys’ that I try …

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