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GOD OR MAN?

written by Chibundu Joyce Walking into Mum’s room that evening after she washed off the day’s labour in her bath, I couldn’t believe my eyes, the one feature I had always wished I inherited was gone. The preacher that visited last week spoke extensively on the “coming of our LORD” and how that we are […]

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THE HOLY BREAD

written by Adeleke Kehinde The rain isn’t a friend to the homeless, well neither is the Sun. But one wouldn’t mess up your carton bed at night. The splatter of the rain drops made the mud to irritate his bare feet and it annoyed him too. Bade was just fourteen but he looked older than […]

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I FOUND HER

written by R.L. Bloom When I was 7, I walked in on my mother’s still-warm corpse. She’d been diagnosed with breast cancer some months before that. With no money for the expensive chemotherapy and medication, which wouldn’t ensure her survival either way, she stayed at home while her condition deteriorated. First came the sadness, tension […]

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EXTRA TIME

written by Oladimeji Olushola It was a very cold morning, Mum had just finished preparing our usual Sunday delicacy, which we never get to taste until after the 6hours marathon church service. So once again, we silently feasted on the aroma and enjoyed the warmth it gave to the room. There was an unusual feel […]

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THIS IS FOR CAESAR

written by Divine’s ink I came out of the house and quickly fumbled the clothes out of my bag. I needed to see Karen and Chuma but not like this. I looked at my dressing one more time. It was a long black flay skirt and a long sleeve gray top. I also had my […]

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NO MORE SMILES

Two weeks ago, you decided you would stop smiling at the girl who lived next door. You started smiling at her one month ago when you first met her. You were about to enter into your flat when you noticed the beautiful lady. She was nothing like you had ever seen. As your eyes locked, […]

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WHERE IT ALL STARTED

written by Divine’s ink I had to be loveable. … So in this new school, it was time to prove it. I just got in a month ago and I already had all the guys flocking over me. Of course, I was a lovely pretty girl who had a dope fashion sense. So, I rubbed […]

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POINT OF VIEW OF A DEPRESSED SOUL

written by Adeleke Kehinde A month ago, I was lying on the red-carpeted floor in my room. It was so Ironic to know that I was struggling to take in all the air I could get for my lung to get back in shape again. Someone had just cut off the rope that linked my […]

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JANE

written by Utibe Usen I looked through my window again for the umpteenth time and there she stood, her hazel eyes brightly calling out to me. Her brown curly hair gently combed to the back, she swayed left and right dancing to a tune I couldn’t hear. But hot tears flowed freely down as I […]

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Movie Review: A Fall From Grace

Hello there! Just before you go ahead and read this review, I’ll like to establish that I am a very big fan of Tyler Perry. I cannot remember when I started watching him but at some point, I saw myself fantasizing about meeting him for a one – to – one conversation. Tyler Perry has […]