Ordeals

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by Akinsola Oluwatunmise Akin The sun blazed down with austerity as various cars drove into the compound of chief Popoola, the party chairman. This was to be the final meeting before the election. In a short while, everyone was settled. Olusola Benson,... Read More

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Crucifix (Finale)

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Click HERE for previous episodes “Why are we going to a prison?” I ask, the silence was becoming awkward. “It’s part of my duty as a priest to visit those in prison.” “I don’t know any priest who still does that” “You know... Read More

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Crucifix – 4

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Click HERE for previous episodes The vibration on my phone jostled me from my sleepful state, it always does. New follower on twitter, comments from a Facebook post, a new friend request and a series of missed calls, but the one from an unknown number... Read More

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Crucifix – 3

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Click HERE for previous episodes Saturday   Mum and I get to church earlier than the usual time, I had pushed that we go earlier just so I can ascertain he is the one taking confessions that Saturday but that isn’t what I told her, I told... Read More

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Crucifix – 2

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Click HERE for episode 1 It’s 5:00 am and I’m staring into dark, thinking wild thoughts, when his hands will touch my body, if his hands will touch my body. How do I get close to him? Isn’t this the sort of thing Jezebels are familiar... Read More

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Crucifix

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Mother said people who don’t go to church will die like chickens. Every time I visit, she’ll remind me of how Tobi our neighbor was crushed by a truck because he refused to accept Jesus and how Aunt Helen did not have a husband because she... Read More

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