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Love

  • Lifestyle Stories

    LOVE By My Own Rules

    When I began to bloom and my eyes betrayed the butterflies that thoughts of a man trapped in my belly, friends and loved ones reeled off the rules. “Do not love…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 3)

    “I hope your mascara is tear-proof. I don’t trust the bride to hold back her customary tears during the vows o.” That was Ezinwanne, one of my bridesmaids, talking to the…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 2)

    When we began, it felt awkward.He reached out to hug me whenever we met, while I was still accustomed to chopping knuckles with him. He introduced me as his “babe” when…

  • Stories

    Like A Brother To Me (Part 1)

    “Sorry I need to leave now. I have an emergency,” I said. He stared at me, unable to hide his disappointment. Poor fellow. I was disappointed too. This was my chance…

  • Lifestyle

    Welcome To My Heart

    I’m not going to pretend I’ve never considered other options. I grew up having fantasies too. I have cast a glance at the tall, dark and bespectacled guy and let out…

  • Lifestyle

    Tribute

    I am not against writing tributes to departed friends and loved ones. I have even discovered lately, that for a lot of people, it helps in their healing process. The act…

  • Lifestyle

    Love Over Envy

    When my younger sister gained admission into the university, I had just graduated and was awaiting NYSC posting. The admission list that contained her name was released when lectures had gone…

  • Occasions Stories

    Chicken And Christmas

    It was mother’s call that jolted me from my sleep. It was 5:45 am. I hissed as I reached for my tablet. I had planned to sleep in till 10 am…