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Falling in Love With My Best Friend: Episode 1

Episode 1: The Fire that Brought Our New Neighbors   It all started with fire. The fire that burnt our neighbor’s house started in the middle of the day, the time when most people are at work. But there are those whose place of employment is the home, and thanks to one of such people, … Continue reading Falling in Love With My Best Friend: Episode 1

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 2

“Which Dauda? Isn’t that the name of Otunba Adekunle’s gateman?” Mrs. Phillips asked in a voice that was devoid of empathy. “N-n-n-o-o-o, ma,” Gloria stuttered.  “Dauda na de mechanic wey dey–” `A quick slap across the face ended Gloria’s explanation. “You got pregnant for a mechanic?” Mrs. Phillips asked, as if she felt that getting … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 2

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 1

Twice it had happened that morning, and Mrs. Phillips was losing her patience.  She had called this boy almost five times, before he finally answered.  Dotun had only worked for a week, and she was already counting down to the day when she would kick him out of her house.  Yes, she had a date … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 1