• (Episode 16) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 16) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Mike: “It was on Friday, the 16th September. My friend, Kadir Muhammed, my supposed best friend invited me to the club, so I can meet his sister-in-law for the first time. He said she was very beautiful and decent; my kinda girl…”

    Police: “…which club be that, and which time” he cuts in

    Mike: “Like 12.00am or so, AsoBill Clubhouse in Wuse II.” He pauses

    Police: “You well so? Continue na, save me some time! You think you are the only suspect we […]

  • (Episode 15) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 15) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    The following day, Uncle Karim has already told his brother to leave town, but Kadir is not ready to abandon his first Music Reality Show in Abuja because of an ordinary letter; he knows the letter must have been sent by Mike.

    Jemilah, on her part, is now getting ready to go to the house where Mike has been captured by her private investigators. She has paid them generously for a job well done; she has also invited a camera man […]

  • (Episode 14) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 14) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Uncle Karim returns from the gym, all sweaty, he has developed the habit of spending time with his wife more often than before. Is he beginning to fall deeper in love with her? He thinks to himself. Instead of going straight to the bathroom, he decides to check on his wife first.

    Her door is open, with some of the furniture in her room  turned upside down, he gets agitated, lifts the blanket on the floor and sees his wife, beneath-sobbing […]

  • (Episode 13) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 13) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    If there is one thing Kadir hates with vigour is being at the office until the official closing time, he has just completed his task for the day and is ready to go enjoy the rest of the day as usual. He thinks of calling Mike so they can go and chill at the Bamboo, but he changes his mind immediately as he remembers he has a date with Mike’s fiancé, Bella. He calls their usual meeting place, Vanern Residence, […]

  • (Episode 12) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 12) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Patiently, Jemilah awaits the miracle from the Alfa, she prays to God that her sister comes back in one piece. She has just served her husband the fourth meal that contains the substance she has been given by the Alfa, but there is yet to be any positive effect. She goes to the dining area, peeps at him and smiles as she sees him eat like a hungry slave. She has never seen her husband eat this much, he has […]

  • (Episode 11) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 11) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    After several hours of interrogation each day, Chucks has been released on bail. Uncle Karim had convinced his wife to follow the rules of the law. Things have gotten more complicated, Jemilah has contacted almost everyone she knows, but no one knows the whereabouts of her sister. In her statement at the police station, she mentioned that her housemaid, Faith was the last person to see Meenarh before her disappearance. Faith, on hearing that the police will be coming to […]

  • (Episode 10) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 10) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Jemilah is now nervous, she knows her sister does not know anywhere in Lagos. Where could she have gone to? Could it be that she has eloped with her Ibo boyfriend, Chucks? She begins to have bad feelings about the whole situation. She feels selfish because she has been spending her days attending to her matrimonial issues, not noticing that her sister has disappeared. She tries to reach Meenarh on the phone but the number is switched off. She sends […]

  • (Episode 9) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 9) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story!

    Uncle Karim: “Wallahi, Baby na, I am not being unfaithful. I have never cheated on you and I never will. It is true that a woman is dead and it is true that I hid this from you. This is because I didn’t want to bother or scare you. This woman is dead because she wants to; she tried to harm you, she threatened to, I don’t even know her…she sent me letters threatening to take your place, and as […]

  • (Episode 8) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 8) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story!

    “I am not going anywhere!”

    Mike’s mother is sitting on the kitchen stool peeling yam and he is standing beside the fridge. He has been trying to convince her since he woke up, but it seems he is just wasting his words. His mother is not ready to listen to his explanations.  One more time, he explains why it is necessary for him to be in US but his mother is still not convinced. He shrugs his shoulders, leaves the kitchen […]

  • (Episode 7) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 7) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    “Mike, are you there?”

    Mike’s mother arrives Abuja earlier than he expects, dressed up in her native Ibo attire. She doesn’t knock on the door, she keeps calling his name. Mike opens the door and just as he imagined, she is standing there holding a huge sac that contains what he has no idea about. He brings her in and as he tries to help her bring in her bags, she warns,

    Mike’s Mother: “Leave that one for me to carry” she […]

  • (Episode 6) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 6) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    Uncle Karim’s house is the biggest and only grey building on Euphrates Street. His staff are always busy with work, one can see his housemaids moving around the building in their colourful uniforms from the other houses across the street. His wife, Jemilah works with the Department of State Services. Just like her husband, she is famous for her hard work and dedication to her job.

    Uncle Karim met his wife, Jemilah when she had just lost her parents and […]