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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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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

WHITE TOILET And baby – Stella (Part 2)

WHITE TOILET And baby – Stella (Part 2)

Early morning the next day, some policemen stormed auntie Kate’s house, demanding her presence at the State Criminal Investigation Department. She couldn’t believe her eyes, and never expected them – she would have preplanned before their arrival. But nothing could be done; she asked them innocently; ‘Officers, please can I make a call?’ ‘Madam we … Continue reading WHITE TOILET And baby – Stella (Part 2)

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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)

WHITE TOILET – And baby Stella (Part 1)

WHITE TOILET – And baby Stella (Part 1)

‘Oh my God! Auntie Kate is home. What am I to do now’? Stella just broke a ceramics plate before she heard the sound of her aunt’s car approaching the compound. Her heart would always skip whenever auntie Kate was around. And the broken plate was going to rouse her aunt to give her some … Continue reading WHITE TOILET – And baby Stella (Part 1)

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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