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THE THINGS I DID FOR BOOKS

Last evening, it around 6pm and I was trying to catch some early sleep when this girl came to knock on my door. She’s an eighteen-year-old I’ve been lending books to read. She was a bit agitated when she came. Her aunt wanted to see me. Okay, that wasn’t an issue. Her aunt produced two… Continue reading THE THINGS I DID FOR BOOKS

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NANA (Part 6)

Three years after Nana left home, I had enough money to start school. I worked with Madam Afia for a year, then I got employed at Wadoma Royale Hotel to wait tables at Kumasi. I saved money so I can go to school. I wanted to study mass communication in the University of Ghana. Nana… Continue reading NANA (Part 6)

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NANA (Part 5)

I stood from my sitting position and looked into the streets from the window.You have to do something Omoh, you have to do something. You have to do something. I couldn’t stop myself from repeating the words over and over again.I rushed out to the bathroom outside the house, took my bath in a hurry… Continue reading NANA (Part 5)

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NANA (Part 4)

Lying flat on my back, I watched the stars and wondered if they could send message to Nana. The mosquitoes were singing close to my ears but I didn’t mind one bit. There must be something I can do to take care of myself. Besides, I was going to need a phone to keep bugging… Continue reading NANA (Part 4)

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NANA (Part 3)

I lay on my stomach two days after Nana left. There was no food. I had drunk water until I understood that it was no food. The silence in the house was deafening. It felt like someone had died. Not just anyone but Nana. Nana the best sister anyone could ask for. No food, for… Continue reading NANA (Part 3)

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THE SOLDIERS WITH A PEN

Disclaimer: What you are about to read stems from my personal experience. If writers can relate then I can confidently say I have spoken for us all. I am a writer. I am almost tempted to write that about ten times so it can sink into your minds but I won’t. I believe it is… Continue reading THE SOLDIERS WITH A PEN

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BOOK REVIEW: “Colours of Identity” BY Deji Adeyemi

ABOUT THIS BOOK “Ideas are great, imaginations are better.”Why colours of identity? What are colours of identity?All living beings have identities, shades of our individualities. I think these individualities are natures and colours of what and how we allappear in.Yet, the beauty in diversity makes all these colours combine to produce a knitted platform. These… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “Colours of Identity” BY Deji Adeyemi

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JIRO : True life story of a Nigerian girl

The ringing of my phone woke me up. I groan and stretch my hand across the bed to get it. I wonder who could be calling this early. I checked the name and it reads my superwoman. Yeah, that's my mom. But why would she be calling so early this morning when it's just 4:30… Continue reading JIRO : True life story of a Nigerian girl

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Dear Ejiro

I have a young friend. She clocked 21 about one month ago. 8th October, 2019 she sent me a message on WhatsApp.Hi…good morning Ma’am. I am a newbie in writing… like a real novice who wants to make it in life through writing. I need a teacher. Please, if you don’t mind, can you be… Continue reading Dear Ejiro

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The Bayonet

I woke up this morning with these words ringing in my head, it has been in my head for a few days too. “May the bayonet forever point away from you.” These were the words on the caption of a photo a soldier friend of mine made three days ago for female soldiers; among other… Continue reading The Bayonet