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Boss Lady – Chapter Eight

The Letter Rosie tossed and turned on her bed that night, unable to sleep. A thousand thoughts swarmed around in her mind. Some were great, others not so much. “Doesn’t this sound a little too good to be true?” “What if he’s lying to me and just wants me in his bed?” “He looked honest, … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Eight

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Boss Lady – Chapter Six

Rosie’s best friend from secondary school, Dora came to visit her at her house, after getting the application form for the state’s polytechnic. She encouraged Rosie to get the form as well so they could attend the Polytechnic together. “We had such a great time at the A.G.G.S. Hostel, Rosie. So many memorable times. Let’s … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Six

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Boss Lady – Chapter Five

Rosie made her way past other commuters in the rowdy bus park back in her village. She had just returned from her trip to Benin and wasn’t particularly in a great mood. She transferred her purple box from her hand to her head in a bid to ease the weight. She had no idea what … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Five

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Boss Lady – Chapter Three

Rosie sped past passers-by on the dusty village road that led to the Anglican Girls Grammar School (A.G.G.S) compound. The result of the entrance examination into the secondary school had just been pasted and she couldn’t wait to see if she had been offered a spot. A.G.G.S was one of the few reputable schools in … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Three

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Boss Lady – Chapter Two

Dear Hilton, Trust you are doing fine, I am writing this letter to inform you of the recent developments around here. Father has asked me to get married to Mr. Chife and has refused to pay my school fees because he does not believe in the education of a female child. This makes me very … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Two

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Boss Lady – Chapter One

Rosie closed her eyes as a few tear drops glided down each cheek from the edge of her eyes. The words she had just heard crushed her from within. They resounded in her head like someone had placed them on repeat. Her heart could not bear the questions racing through her mind… Have I just … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter One