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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 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 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 – 25 (FINALE)

THIS THING CALLED LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWENTY-FIVE Noise and loud chatters went on and on as the elders exchanged pleasantries on their way out of the board room. “Amen, sir!”, “God bless, you my brother.”, “Oh, Elder… you are lifted!” Pastor Festus said all these and more as …

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This thing called LOVE – 24

This thing called LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE 24   Susan lifted up her head quickly as she heard the door open and close. Did she just doze off on her desk? Unbelievable! She wiped the back of her palm over her eyes to be sure her mind wasn’t playing …

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This thing called LOVE – 23

This thing called  LOVE –  GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWENTY THREE. “Just to be sure, Doctor, what exactly causes it?” “As I said earlier, ma’am, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, NPD, is a disorder in which a person has an inflated sense of self importance. Research has shown that kids with extremely traumatic …

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This thing called LOVE – 22

This thing called LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWENTY-TWO As the police officer led Caleb into the visiting room, he couldn’t help but reminisce over how life had turned into something else in barely three months. Perhaps he should have continued with getting married to Unekwu at the time they’d …

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This thing called LOVE – 20

This thing called LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWENTY. Fear gripped Susan on that grounded position for several minutes. She scanned her eyes through the multi-spaced iron gate leading into Angela’s house, especially to the security man’s house from where they’d gotten a once-dipped-in-blood knife. Many thoughts about how one …

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This thing called LOVE – 16

This thing called LOVE – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SIXTEEN.   “So you are saying there is nothing you can do?” Elder Achem cleared his throat. He’s getting this same question for the umpteenth time since the clergy man summoned him here. He’d tried to explain that the activities of the …

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