Short Stories

Meet Dave

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Photo  Credits : Google

Photo Credits : Google

“She just entered into the restaurant with him”, Mike said, speaking
into the phone’s speaker. “She looked happy also. Like always”

“Are you sure of what you’re seeing and saying?”, asked a doubtful James who was at the other end of the phone.

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First Day In The Classroom

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He had just graduated from one of the most prestigious schools in the nation and he had already landed a cool teaching job at one of the best secondary schools too, Paragon International College. He felt on top of the world, and even, on top of his university mates as he made his way back from the general assembly to the staff office he was assigned. He had been introduced to the students earlier that morning as their new foreign language teacher and they had all welcomed him with a warm applause. His first class also held that morning, and on getting to his office, he wasted no time in gathering his materials – a note, a pen and a marker – as he made his way to the class. Just as he was about to leave his office, he nearly bumped into a fairly tall, dark boy that was just about to enter the office.
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Desperate Housewives

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Aliyah’s mother sat outside the small mud house, staring into space, thinking about that which she was about to do. In her arms was the small Waheed who was sucking away at his mother’s bosom, unaware of the things going on around him. At her feet, tugging at the big wrapper, was Aliyah herself, just a couple of years older than her baby brother. She looked down at tugging Aliyah, collected her wrapper from her and resumed her thinking.
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Memories Not Erased

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Ms. Odinaka I.D was obviously stressed out, but being the workaholic that she was, she was not going to leave the table for anyone. Little beads of sweat were gathering along the lines of her forehead, without respecting the Air Conditioner that was working tirelessly to prevent such. She perched herself in the middle of her executive chair, a big table sprawled out before her containing numerous files. A man sat opposite her, rummaging through a file for a document of some sort. In front of Odinaka was a name tag that said….
“…Ms. I. D Odinaka, Chief Executive Officer”
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Started From The Bottom

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“Repeat after me, Mr. President-Elect”, started the Chief Judge.
“I do solemnly swear”. started the Chief Judge.
“I do solemnly swear” echoed the President-Elect.
“That I will faithfully execute the office of The President of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria”
“That I will faithfully execute the office of The President of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria”
“And will to the best of my ability”
“And will to the best of my ability”
“Preserve, Protect and Defend the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”
“Preserve, Protect and Defend the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”
“Congratulations, Mr. President”.

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My Pain, My Gain

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Mama Samuel, as she is fondly called, sat still on her small but comfortable couch, staring at the figure in front of her. She must have been staring at the figure for about ten minutes or so. She had lost track of time. The figure before her was Samuel, her son, her one and only son, the child she had for a man who dumped her when he was barely six months old. She was looking at him with great admiration, a beautiful boy that has metamorphosed into a man over years, not just any man, an upright man of the society. She had no idea when tears began to gather themselves around her eyes.
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My Heart’s Desire

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“Israel, do you take Tolani as your lawfully wedded wife, to care and hold, from this day forward, for better and for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and cherish, until death do you part?”, the priest asked, in partial fulfillment of the vows to tie the nuptial ties between the two love birds.

With ring in hand, Israel looked straight into Tolani’s eyes and it told a story to him. A story of romance. A story of pure love. A story of unblemished affections. A story of where this love story all started.
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