• (Episode 13) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 13) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    When Jane dropped from Audu’s car she headed straight to her neighbours.  Emma and Tochi ran out to meet her. She hugged them with tears in her eyes,

    They chorused, “Welcome, mummy Jay!”

    Jane: “Thanks, boys!”

    Amarachi came out too,

    Amarachi: “Welcome,ma!”

    Jane: “Thank you,dear!”

    Jake didn’t come out, maybe he was asleep or mad at her for abandoning him for a week. That was how she felt. Every day in detention, she cried with the feeling that she had failed her son. And there were […]

  • (Episode 12) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 12) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    The strange man removed his hood, Audu couldn’t place his face. He had never seen him before. One could still see the handsomeness in the stranger’s eyes despite the bushy beards. Into Audu’s eyes he stared. Frightened Audu was thinking of how to reach for the phone to alert security.

    Audu: “I ask again…who are you? And how did you get in here?”the strange man spoke with seriousness,

    Strange Man: “I’ll answer your question one after the other!” he stood up pacing […]

  • (Episode 11) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 11) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Lizzy, Comfort’s friend was on her way to the hospital. She couldn’t drive, the news wouldn’t let her. The voice of the lady that called her still echoed in her head, “Are you Lizzy? Your friends were rushed to our hospital!” Lizzy screamed. The news had left her in distraught.

    Lizzy sitting at the front of the cab,

    Lizzy: “Abeg driver, do quick!” There was little traffic; the driver maneuvered his way. Her mind flew to Sarah, Israel’s Sister flipped out her […]

  • (Episode 10) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 10) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Felix ambulated about in the room. Restless. Bode sat with a bottle of vodka,

    Bode:”Relax,man!”

    Felix shot Bode an astringent look,

    Felix: “Re…what? Do you know we just murdered someone? A girl who was carrying my baby?”

    Bode: “Leave me outta this man! I didn’t do a thing! I only helped you out. Besides none of us planned for her death!”

    Felix broke down in tears,

    Felix: “I’m a murderer, man! I just ended the life of a young girl who was in love with me! […]

  • (Episode 9) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 9) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    FIVE HOURS LATER

    Iya loja’s phone rang she was in the boutique checking the record book of her sales personals,

    Iya Loja: “Gideon, calling Bilikisu for me!” Bilikisu showed up,

    Bilikisu: “See me here, ma!”

    Iya Loja: “Why is accounting not balancing here?” she pointed at a book with drawn lines. It was the sales book. Bilikisu stuttered, “Shey you ‘haff loss your foice ni? Talki!”

    Bilikisu: “urhm, ehm…” she scratched her head.

    Iya Loja: “ shey kraw-kraw e doing ni? Okay o! Gidi, remofing five […]

  • (Episode 8) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 8) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Veins strung out on the forehead of Israel, sweat like beads stood on the veins,

    Israel: “what are you do…?”

    Sarah who was standing in between them chimed in,

    Sarah: “…Israel, give her a chance to explain, please!”

    Lizzy had called and explained everything to Sarah; the truth had been revealed to her. Coincidentally she had called Comfort when she was on her way to Sarah’s,

    Sarah: “Commy!” that was what she called her,

    Comfort: “Yes,ma!” she increased the volume of her phone,

    Sarah: “Can you come […]

  • (Episode 7) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 7) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Jane gave them a stern look,

    Jane: “Excuse me?”

    Amos cousin who was known as Officer Innocent spoke,

    Officer Innocent: “You heard him. My niece say your husband give em belle!”

    Jane: “My husband?” she looked at Angela, “impregnated you?” Angela had her hands on the head crying, “I think you’re at the wrong place!”

    Amos turned to Angela,

    Amos; “You no sabi talk again?” he smacked her, “Talk!”

    Angela crying,

    Angela: “This is the house!”

    Amos was about to smack her again when Officer Innocent intervened,

    Officer Innocent: “e […]

  • (Episode 6) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 6) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Doctor Sanusi rushed in with his medical staff,

    Doctor Sanusi: “Jennifer, go and get the oxygen ready! Let’s take him to the emergency room!”

    They trolled him towards the emergency room; Iya Loja followed them crying, Audu stood seeded in a position at the corridor; he couldn’t believe he was going to lose his son. Tears trickled down the left eyes. Jerry was held firm on the bed, whining, crying and tussling, as they entered the room. Iya loja’s cry pierced into […]

  • (Episode 5) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 5) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    They continued staring at each other. It was like a nightmare to both of them. Israel didn’t know what exactly to do, Comfort was loss for words too. The nauseous feeling had disappeared. She found herself walking towards him like with a gait of a malfunctioning robot,

    Israel: “Shit!” the words shot out and he banged the door almost cracking it. With the speed of light she ran after him about to open the door of his car, she held him,

    Comfort: […]

  • (Episode 4) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 4) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    The doctor took his seat and pointed at a chair, Felix sat down.

    Doctor: “the test result shows your wife hit her head on an object and that is the reason for her concussion!”

    Felix’s pulsating had increased, the mouth felt dried and the face looked quite pale. He would have killed her, he thought.

    Stuttering,

    Felix:” Sir, how’s she? Would she make it?” the doctor looked at him and smiled,

    Doctor: “Relax, she is fine. We gave her some medications.”

    Felix: “Thank you,sir!” he nodded […]

  • (Episode 3) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    (Episode 3) Christmas in November – A gripping Story!

    Tiana: “You can go over there and wait for him!” she  pointed to a bench where visitors sat, dryly she walked over there ignoring the missed calls from her boss. It was better to ignore then get the deal done than pick up with nothing to show and get tongue lashed.

    She pressed silent again as the call came in. Fury would have been emitting from her boss at that moment.  Those who were around her at the office bore the […]