Stories

CALL TO DUTY

On this Saturday morning, I went to visit my good friend, Izu because we work in the same company. As we sat discussing some updates in our different departments, we heard Baby Chika, Izu’s four months old daughter crying. Immediately, my friend ran inside to get her. I thought that was all. In some minutes...

BED UNDEFILED

“Hey momma! Guess what?” My daughter ran into the kitchen, excitement written over her face as she beamed from ear to ear. “Baby, whatever you have to say must be a a really good news because this one that you’re super happy ehn.” I said. “You know I’m not good at guessing so it is...

MODEL DAD

MODEL DAD One Friday afternoon, Mr Michael Chinedu was driving home with his 6 year old son Mike jnr. He had gone to pick him from school. School Runs as we parents call it. It was a jolly ride they were having when a careless driver swerved sharply to his lane, almost hitting him. That...

A HEART OF GOLD

If I begin to write about my mother-in-law, I will write to overflowing and the sheets will not be enough to accommodate the outpour of my emotions and love for that great woman. While my husband and I were preparing to get married, I had my fears just like any average lady would about my...

MY LOVE STORY

Love stories are not thornless because life is not a bed of roses, and mine is no exception. The past twenty years of marriage was completely against how I had always dreamt of how my marriage will be. Indeed it was not a child’s play. Back in school, I armed myself with variety of books...

SUNLIGHT

“And who was that you were chatting with almost all night?” “And what has that got to do with you, or when did you start monitoring with whom I chat and where I sleep?” “I am your husband and I have every right to know. What was the source of your fantasy?” “I’m sorry o...

LOVE IS WORDS

Some days are like this. Empty, sullen and lonely. I knew I couldn’t wait to get home. To get into my room and shut myself down in tears. I simply walked like one in a haze, confused and uncertain at the result of the fifth pregnancy test. The warning of the doctor resounding in my...

THE BEST GIFT EVER

Last week got Kate filled with smiles. Beautiful Smiles. The Source- Kelvin. Being married for five years now, the couple have had times that proved the cliché “Love is not always enough.” Times of misunderstanding, one getting on the nerves of the other, each struggling to be the “Mr Right or Mrs Right”, through it...

I WANT TO BE TOUCHED TOO

“Hey darling!” Martha greeted as she opened the door of the car to welcome her husband. She gave him a hug but its lifespan was shortened by her husband’s cold response. She swallowed hard and collected his briefcase as she led the way into the house. They had to pass through the dining before they...

THE WAY TO MY HEART

My wife of almost five years and I were ready to go our separate ways when we received help from a book we stumbled on. A family member had come visiting, and she noticed the way my wife and I lived as cat and rat. Well, I’m sure she was amazed at the trun of...