Love & Lies

Love & Lies Episode 38&39

LOVE AND LIES PART TWO (38, 39 and 40) THIRTY-EIGHT There was a strange cackle that night. Loud hooting and whirring rented the air followed by occasional loud bang. It was like a festival, something like a Muslim festival. Kola found himself quite excited. It wasn’t just any kind of festival. It was a festival […]

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Love and Lies Episode 36&37

LOVE AND LIES PART TWO (36 and 37) THIRTY-SIX It had been three months. Tony had really emaciated. He thought of another way out. He promised to pay Fred if they could go again for the last time. This time they were going to kidnap the boy. They got two Ak47 rifles and tranquilizer to […]

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Love & lies Episode 34&35

LOVE AND LIES PART TWO (34 and 35) THIRTY- FOUR Lara’s mum was getting dressed for the business of the day when her native doctor stepped into the house. The man still retained his fearful look. His bald head still glowed in the sun and his moustache was still grey and overgrown. He had an […]

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Love & Lies Episode 32&33

LOVE AND LIES (32 and 33) THIRTY-TWO Kola had begun to eat and talk. This wasn’t easy after many weeks of prayer and fasting. Nkiru was happy and was gradually pulling herself together for greater hope. She believed this would teach Kola a great lesson. Kola was now at home. The family believed it was […]

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Love & Lies Episode 30&31

LOVE AND LIES (30 and 31) THIRTY Nkiru laid in Kola’s arm and played her hand through the spikes of hair on his chest. They had the quilt over them. Both were naked if not of the quilt. While Nkiru played with Kola’s hair. Kola played his hand over her large bum squeezing them at […]

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Love & Lies Episode 28&29

LOVE AND LIES (28 and 29) TWENTY- EIGHT Schools were on holiday and Nkiru had been sitting at home for few days. Judith had sent her invitation. She was getting married to Abu and Nkiru was really happy for her. She had given Nkiru the contract to sow the clothes for her bridal train. Nkiru […]

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Love & Lies Episode 26&27

LOVE AND LIES ( 26 and 27) TWENTY-SIX Kola had been doing fine and he had resumed work at his office while Nkiru was also happy that things had begun to change for good. She had found so much love in her teaching job. She would wake up early to make breakfast and before leaving […]

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Love & Lies Episode 25

CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE ” Mami please, I have had enough. Just leave me to die. Everywhere we went, they said there is no solution to my problem. It has been five months now.” Lara cried. She had been complaining of stomach pain since the previous night. Both her mother and her couldn’t sleep. “No, I wont […]

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Love & Lies Episode 24

TWENTY-FOUR Something tells her life is about to take its toll on her. It seems to brandish a cutlass in the air ready to cut out her flesh bit by bit or like whacking a cow whip in the air ready to smack her really hard. Tears welled up in her eyes. They formed thick […]

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Love & Lies Episode 23

LOVE AND LIES TWENTY-THREE It was evening and the wind was already thrashing softly outside. Honks and gabble still whirring from a distance. The air was musky and the evening sun had a daub warmth. Lara stepped into the compound, dragging a heavy box along. She wore a crimson shirt that gave out the size […]

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