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Episode 9: Falling in Love With My Best Friend

READ EPISODES 1 – 8 Episode 9: Our First Experience at Yaba Bus Stop   For a while, that was my routine.  Four days a week, I would go to JAMB lesson right after school, and Tokunbo would give me a ride home.  Actually, it was his mother’s driver who did the driving, but I … Continue reading Episode 9: Falling in Love With My Best Friend

Episode 6: Falling in Love With My Best Friend

READ EPISODES 1 – 5  Episode 6: Tokunbo Gets His Father’s Letter   The thought that Tokunbo would get a secret admirer kept me going all afternoon, even up till early evening. Around 7:36pm, my parents arrived from Ogbomosho with Tayo.  They were all exhausted and not very chatty, not even my mother who could … Continue reading Episode 6: Falling in Love With My Best Friend

Falling in Love With My Best Friend: Episode 2

READ EPISODE 1 Episode 2: One Ball, One Girl, One Boy   I did not know, however, that life does not ask for your permission before thrusting people into your life. And that is what happened. Everywhere I turned, Tokunbo was there.  It did not matter where.  Whether I went down the road to buy … Continue reading Falling in Love With My Best Friend: Episode 2

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

The Men She Loved (14)

Her face was pressed against her brother’s shoulder so Temi missed the look of dismay that undoubtedly crossed her features. When her brother released her from his hug, just before she was about to pass out from lack of air, she walked over to Temi and smiled. Temi who was now standing returned her smile. … Continue reading The Men She Loved (14)

The Men She Loved (11)

She stared at her phone vibrating and was tempted to ignore it. She wished to stay in bed and avoid the steps she would have to take today. But life had to go on, she had work, she had her puppies to feed and according to her phone, she had her brother’s birthday to attend. … Continue reading The Men She Loved (11)

The Men She Loved (9)

Ada looked at her in shock, and then pain flashed across the features of her best friend. But it was only for a second, before they were contorted into a combination of anger and disgust. “When he leaves you broken, and weeping, don’t call me,” she hissed, as she spun her huge stomach around and … Continue reading The Men She Loved (9)

The Men She Loved (5)

She was with him the day that they arrested him. She would never forget it. They had been watching Die Hard, cross-legged on the floor, holding on to their ben and jerry’s ice-cream. There had been a knock on the door. “Don’t worry; I’ll get it,” Dayo hadn’t acknowledged her statement. He never opened her … Continue reading The Men She Loved (5)

Who Am I Without You: Part 5

I have not heard from Bolu for weeks now. I am sure it’s that his wife that’s keeping him away but why do I keep making excuses for him? If he wanted to call he would have done so regardless of what his wife has to say! Every night I went to bed wishing that … Continue reading Who Am I Without You: Part 5

Transatlantic Sweethearts

Transatlantic Sweethearts

Transatlantic Sweethearts ‘I’am standing on the Nicon Hilton hotel now, on top of the parapet roof overlooking Abuja skyline…” Stephanie Nwuba babbled hurriedly fighting the chill that came with increase in altitude as she looked for the best position to place the mobile phone on her hand. She had just closed from work and was … Continue reading Transatlantic Sweethearts