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Beautiful Wings Episode 1

The title ‘Beautiful wings’ came after much contemplation about what kind of wings I’d like to be involved in this story. Beautiful or Broken. And I pondered if we humans had wings at all. I guess we had nothing to stand or even fly. We are that fragile. And so while I was still thinking, … Continue reading Beautiful Wings Episode 1

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Romance Could Be Hilarious- 2.

The nightclub was alive. The kind of ‘Lagos friday night alive’, if not for his sure and guiding arms , wound round her, Tina was sure she would have bumped hard, into one of the many dancers on the dance floor. A slim girl with long multi – coloured braids, reaching down to her slim … Continue reading Romance Could Be Hilarious- 2.

Hissing Outside

Hissing Outside

Breathing the fresh, exhilarating air of triumph in that singular moment that seemed to Achobe sufficient justification for her entire existence, she felt malicious satisfaction and a smugness begin to rise within her. “What was that?’’ Adole’s voice carried a twang of hurt, stupefaction. “Exactly what I said,’’ her voice was light, fleeting, fluttering. “You … Continue reading Hissing Outside

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How “Buharists” Argue 101

The “change” euphoria has come and gone. Now the dysphoria of what a hyper-inflated economy and a seemingly snail-paced government could do to our collective psychology has kicked into full drive. Now majority of us have started losing faith entirely in the Buhari led government. Why not? Arresting and re-arresting of corrupt or non-corrupt politicians … Continue reading How “Buharists” Argue 101

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Beautiful Wings – 3

Enjoy Dapo Olakitan stepped out of the car, the only thought in his head being Lara and if she was going to be alright. His mother had called last night panicking and he’d assured her that he was coming over to see her first thing in the morning. He heard she had been discharged and … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 3

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Beautiful Wings – (2)

“She’ll be fine Chief and Mrs Olakitan, there’s nothing you should worry your head about.” The doctor who had attended to Lara explained to both parents immediately he stepped out. “She’s lucky she didn’t cut a major blood vessel or you would have lost her. By tomorrow morning, she’ll be able to come home with … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – (2)

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The Russian Connection (15): A Motel 6 Shootout

Year: 2042 Month: July Day: 27 Location:  Motel 6 – Harrisonburg, Virginia I’m on your side Kurt. Horus was rooted the spot.  Kurt.  That had been his cover ID in Berlin.  Suddenly, Horus had a splitting headache.  He staggered back into the room. “What’s going on?”  Meghan asked. Her voice pitch had gone up, betraying … Continue reading The Russian Connection (15): A Motel 6 Shootout

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Beautiful Wings – 1

The title ‘Beautiful wings’ came after much contemplation about what kind of wings I’d like to be involved in this story. Beautiful or Broken. And I pondered if we humans had wings at all. I guess we had nothing to stand or even fly. We are that fragile. And so while I was still thinking, … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 1