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TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO

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 battery or two from that piece …

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TWO GRACES – Grace Ochigbo

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Time and chance happens to us all                 Grace held tighter to Omojo’s right hand. The 4-year old is desperately in need of some air of freedom – not from the very recent hot humid weather of the SouthWest or the rapidly melting down economy …

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Noma’s Dream – Final episode

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE EIGHTEEN “So?” “So…” Noma smiles genuinely from ear-to-ear. “So you would drop by Onitsha before proceeding to Ofabo, my girl?” “What?” she exclaims before she could hold herself. “Who is your ‘girl’? Wha… how… how am I…” She stammers and Akoji’s continuous loud giggles …

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NOMA’S DREAM – 17

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SEVENTEEN              Mr. P. walks through the door into the VIP section of his well-equipped gym. He notices the wall socket isn’t switched off and he bends over to press it when his eyes meet something on the floor. It’s a beaded bangle and …

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Noma’s Dream – 16

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SIXTEEN The house looks completely deserted and even though everything is still in its usual position; the size of the rooms and appliances are not altered at all. However, there’s a difference in the atmosphere, a difference in the air filling the house. There’s …

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Noma’s Dream – Episode 15

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE FIFTEEN “It’s not what you think, Honey.” Prof Akpa finally finds his voice. He thinks about love and consequences for a minute before moving slowly towards the door where his wife is standing, frozen. Her eyes dead with fear and he knows better than …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE 14

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE FOURTEEN   Noma rubs her smooth palms over Hallie’s scanty hair lovingly. The little girl is deep asleep and Noma has refused to take her to bed. She’s missed her child – her heart in one person. Whatever she was thinking when she neglected …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE THIRTEEN

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO Lizzy takes her eyes from the computer she’s been typing away on the whole time. There’s still a lot to do. Regius Dynasty has a grand upcoming event and deliveries must be done from Noma’s Bake Shop as timely as possible. They’ve not disappointed before; …

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NOMA DREAMS – 12

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWELVE   “But why would you want to do that?” Prof Akpa shifts uncomfortably on his seat, trying hard to lock down the anger boiling up from his insides. He waits as the person on the other side of the phone speaks. The sharp …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE ELEVEN

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE ELEVEN   Patrick couldn’t believe who his eyes is seeing. A yawn escapes his mouth and he wipes his eyes with the back of his left palm. Perhaps, the early morning sunrise shining brightly on his eyes is affecting his horizon of vision. He …

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