(Episode 4) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War

Becca, ran towards them, and then, she screamed on top of her voice. She kicked the man on the groin, and rescued Safiya. "Awww" the man moaned holding his groin, while Becca grabbed Safiya and they began to run, back to the event. "Thank you, thank you for saving me from the clutches of that …

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(Episode 3) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War.

"Your wedding is in two days. What will you do?" Becca asked the question that was on everyone's mind. Her question made Safiya burst into tears, while Bashir watched everything with trained eyes. "Your wedding will hold, trust me"Hadiza said and went out to make a call. Bashir pulled Becca away to question her because, …

(Episode 2) Behind Closed Doors: A Tale of Love and War.

As plans to convince the public that Bashir and Safiya loved each other, Hadiza, asked that Safiya move into the mansion of Kano's royalty. "Why will Safiya come to live where she has not been married into?" Safiya's mother objected. "She is not coming to live with my son yet. She is coming at my …

Short snack: Man of the People.

Bettie paced up and down the hallway. She was in the office building of 'Our Rights', an activist group that had changed many situations in the country, from hike in fuel prices to unlawful killings. Bettie wanted an audience with the director, but it seemed it was not going to happen. Perhaps it was due …

(Episode 1) Behind Closed Doors: A tale of Love and War

All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret - Gabriel Gàrcia Màrquez. ******* He sat on the chaise, with a book in his hand. He was not reading it, but he was peering at it to stop his mother, Hadiza, from speaking with him. Bashir was the only son of the royal family …

(Final Episode 10) Memoirs of a Lagos Runs Girl

I became free to swim in the pool of Danladi's love. After all, I was officially a widow, my husband was dead and I was now legally free to marry. I showered him with love and little thoughtful presents like the pen which I customized with his picture. It was a Swiss pen and it …

(Episode 9) Memoirs of a Lagos Runs Girl

I stared at my former husband, and my past came crashing down on me. I remembered the beatings, and the shredded clothes whenever he was going to rape me. I also remembered getting pregnant and losing my womb because of this mam standing before me. I wanted to rip him apart with my hands. I …

(Episode 8) Memoirs of a Lagos Runs Girl

Danladi beseeched me with his eyes, to accept the ring. At first, his eyes held joy because, he saw my love for him, shinning through, all the while we were in Dubai. But seeing my hesitation, sadness crept into his eyes as he envisaged the possibility of me, rejecting the ring. The guitarists had stopped …

(Episode 7) Memoirs of a Lagos Runs Girl

"I cannot believe this is all mine" I said with wide eyes, touching the car and looking up at the magnificent house. There was no doubt in my mind that Danladi was falling for me, without even knowing it. "This is little compared to what you actually mean to me. You make me young again" …

(Final Episode 10) Witch Town

The big mansion loomed in the darkness, illuminated only by dim lights inside. A door in the house opened and someone came up to the balcony. Then suddenly, light flooded the balcony to reveal Estelle. She was wearing a pair of sweatpants and eating ice cream. Soon, an older woman joined her at the balcony …