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Infections Of Love #1

Mo Priye brings us this mini series Infections of Love. In this memoir, the reader finds a young man conjure memories which selectively charts his journey with the opposite sex; exploring the bonds, confusions, denials, misfortunes, aches and other byproducts of love in subtle and overt ways. This memoir not only narrates the estranged relationships, but questions the validity of love.  Whoever the gods choose to destroy they first make fall in love.  — Mo Priye HOW DO YOU PROPOSE LOVE? All Stories are love stories… Can you tell of that feeling in movies when a guy goes with intent to propose his love to a girl he has been crushing on, but is met at a half open door by this girl of his dreams with a really cute guy behind, both half naked and smelling of intimate passion? That was me with Anita. I first saw her in…

Conquered #7

Read previous episodes of Conquered by Obynofranc They all alighted when a gateman opened the gate and their entered a big compound. Auntie Chinyere packed the car in the garage. She pressed the small plastic equipment laced on the ring of the key holder of the car, and the boot opened. There were three bags. They all carried one of the luggages and walked into the apartment. Nkechi admired the structure from outside. It was a beautiful storied building and the structure looked magnificent. The ground was tiled and the environment sensed serenity. She admired Abuja wind. The wind slithered into the pore of her skin and she gloated at every cool breeze and silent noises it made. It blowing heavily. They all walked in, and Auntie Chinyere led them to a room. She dropped the luggage and Juliet followed. Nkechi dropped hers and glanced at her Aunt. “This is…

The Bro Code #6

Read previous episodes of The Bro Code by Great Opara Sunlight poured in through the open curtains filling the apartment with a beautiful natural glow and highlighting the particular ambience Pablo was always trying to create with his constant redecorating. Obi and Ayo were seating on the carpeted floor, sharing a blunt while Pablo moved vases from place to place, switched the cushions on the parlor chairs and switched them back again. “You know, I could really use some help from you guys.” He addressed Obi and Ayo who were competing to see the person who could blow the biggest smoke rings. “Man what else do you want?” Ayo asked, clearly frustrated. “It’s a Saturday morning and we’ve cleaned this house spotless, from top to bottom. Chill out abeg oga escobar.” Pablo eyed her and hissed, walking out of the room and returning seconds later with a can of air…

Conquered #6

Read previous episodes of Conquered by Obynofranc After the marriage, Nkechi told Mama she would love to live with her aunt to give her sometimes to bond with her husband. Mama had mixed feelings, she was overshadowed by assumptions that her daughter is so thoughtful or she doesn’t like Mr. Charles hence why she wanted to leave. Auntie Chinyere was excited when she heard about Nkechi coming over to Abuja. She was so happy. Finally, Nkechi was coming over to stay with them after many years. Auntie Chinyere was Mama’s older sister and she has two daughters, aged thirteen and eleven. When she got married, she beckoned on Mama to hand Nkechi over to her so she will take care of her but Mama disagreed. Nkechi was what she used to console herself whenever she felt downtrodden. Auntie Chinyere cared because Mama was undergoing a therapy and Nkechi staying with…

Vows Are Meant To Be Broken #5

Nneoma continues with Vows Are Meant To Be Broken. Click to read previous episodes Kara Olisa was due to arrive at any time. He would hate to see her from a point of weakness. He did not like her very much. He had never liked the idea of adoption, but I wanted a child. He even hated more that I had chosen a female. “Have all the orphan boys in the world finished?” he had asked after I told him my plans, but I insisted. I wanted to buy princess gowns and tell my daughter about her first period. I wanted girl time. Olisa was a darling girl, the best child that I could ever imagine. Yet, her father was distant. His mother was much worse. It was a miracle that she agreed to take the girl in after Obieze’s accident. I cleaned Obieze up slowly while daydreaming of the…

The Bro Code #5

Great Opara continues with The Bro Code. Please, click on this to read previous episodes. Obi sat at the passenger side of the 2018 Mercedes E300 and made small talk with the driver while they waited for Stella Jide-Coker to finish the last of her hobnobbing with an elderly chief and join them in the car. The meeting with the members of the International Polo Club had gone well and Obi had gotten an opportunity to interact with several of the movers and shakers he had heard about for so long. Stella had left them further impressed with the prospects of Rainmaker Capital and many had already pledged huge commitments to the company’s latest sporting venture. Obi had watched her talk, negotiate and work her magic and had come to the conclusion that devil or not, there was a lot to be learned from working with her side-by-side. “Let’s go,”…

Conquered #5

Read previous episodes of Conquered by Obynofranc Mama got married to Mr. Charles. Nkechi loved to address him as that, whenever he came to the house. Mr. Charles was in his early fifties and had a not-so-obvious protruding stomach He was dark-skinned, six feet tall and looked athletic despite his stomach. His cloths fitted his body tautly. Nkechi was querying him so much and it made Mama uncomfortable. Mama tried to hide it with a fake smile. She made her displeasure with sour facial expressions but Nkechi wasn’t having any of it. She smirked. “Why are you still unmarried at fifty? That’s weird for a man,” she said. Mr. Charles laughed. “People always ask me that and those that know me keep pestering me on why I’m still not married,” he said lifting the little pillow that was lying beside him on the sofa and placed it on his laps.…

Vows Are Meant To Be Broken #4

Read the previous episodes of Vows Are Meant To Be Broken by Nneoma Obieze recovered faster than the doctors had anticipated and the healthier he got, the hungrier he became. All he ever did was eat, sleep and bulldoze Kara to call work for him. He could not wait to go back. He had left his conference in Abuja due to an emergency that came up on the morning of the accident and he was going to call her as soon as he arrived to his work place. Unfortunately, he never made it. Kara never complained or asked further questions. It could have been much worse. She could have been a widow and her mother-in-law would have returned to her life. The thought of the woman made her angry. She was nowhere near the replacement she had dreamed of after her mother had died. Every morning, she managed to help…

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