Tag Archives: Igala

PLEASE MARRY ME – 16

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER SIXTEEN ILEANWA         My eyes dart from one corner of the room to the other as I glance over the heads of the small crowd attending this workshop. This session ought to have ended about ten minutes ago but the smart and gorgeous …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – 14

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER FOURTEEN ILEANWA “My decision to visit Mona was not a coincidence after all. I consider it divine because it led me to you.” Ayegba mouths as he brings his car to a halt right in front of the house.        I hear the …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – EIGHT

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER EIGHT ILEANWA            Attah is refusing to give anyone the slightest breathing space tonight. He’s been reeling on and on about the military helicopter he entered at the base. How he had been completely awestruck and scared at the same time, when Uncle …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – SEVEN

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER SEVEN AYEGBA            The smile I flash at the receptionist is enough to make her will her entire birthright to me. Not one single feature makes the ladies flock around me. Some have said it is in the way my eyeball look at …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – SIX

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER SIX ILEANWA            My ten year old self had been extremely grateful at the opportunity to leave my uncle’s house. Back then, it felt like the best thing that happened to me, even when I didn’t know the way ahead. There was a …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – FIVE

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER FIVE AYEGBA                    I wake as if it’s an emergency, as if sleeping this long has become a dangerous thing. My heart beats faster, there is a buzzing in my brain and together, they are as panic on sneakers. Only now my brain …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – THREE

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER 3 AYEGBA      I should not have stormed out of mum’s place this way. The woman is getting older by the day and my unforgiving unrepentant attitude towards her may kill her before her time. I reckon this, only that I don’t know …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO

CHAPTER 1 AYEGBA      There is so much light pushing through the thick brown blanket covering me. I last remember listening to an episode from a new and exciting podcast channel I found on anchor two days ago. The Gist with Grace Podcast has become my newly found late night …

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Love In A Photograph – Finale

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo TEN (Finale)                The music was as loud as thunder; it made the cutlery on the table tops rattle. Neon lights flashed everywhere like police sirens, but much more colourful. The crowd flowed down the long wide hall. …

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LOVE In A Photograph- Four

LOVE In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo Four                The car flipped so many times that Linus had become disorientated before he even sustained the concussion that had him drifting in and out of consciousness. He was somewhat aware of the bloody taste in his …

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