(Episode 20) Black Widow.

After the wedding, Simi moved swiftly into Dembe’s house, to the consternation of his children. Enare was determined to run Simi out of the house, and Brian was becoming obsessed with finding what Simi’s game plan was. “You still have not told me why this woman would want to revenge on us. I have never …

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(Episode 19) Black Widow.

“I am giving you this once in a lifetime opportunity to get all Alhaji’s assets. All you have to do is go to Sharia court and tell them the first wife colluded with her son to kill Alhaji,” Luwee said as he sat with the second wife in an obscured restaurant. “With Alhaja and Bello …

There is a new Villain in Town.

Publishing my third book has given me nothing but good vibes. The whole experience has been amazing and made even better by the amount of support I have gotten from everyone at Tori Tori. Guess what? Tori lovers have a place in the acknowledgments of 'Broken Engagement', because your interest in 'Behind Closed Doors' gave …

(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 …

(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) 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 …