Christianese 4

I kept struggling with the big bag I was carrying till I got into my apartment. I regretted not letting that barrow guy help me out when he offered, but it wasn’t really my fault. I had no extra money to pay him; all I had was the money for the keke driver who would […]

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Christianese 3

I was glad to be outside now, away from those hurtful words and hateful glances. I just sat there and waited.   I began to remember all that had happened: It started after I completed my membership class, Bro David called me and encouraged me to join the work force of the church. I loved […]

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Christianese 2

I woke up the next morning not knowing what to do, I had prayed the previous night for God to speak to me and let me know he has forgiven me if he really has. I asked him to call my name out loud and tell me how much he loved me or even tell […]

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Ward Round II

Without thinking, I said “one dose sir”. He turned to the next person who also said one dose; he was a medical student and probably said one dose because I said so. I was beginning to gather my thoughts; the previous incident had left me disenchanted. How did he manage to cope when I felt […]

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Ward Round I

I rushed into the paediatric pharmacy and grabbed an ampoule of adrenaline without even saying anything to anybody. The last thing on my mind was pleasantries, I almost didn’t see anybody, I raced back into the ward, every step mattered, and every stride was a double of the previous one. The nurse was already far […]

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The Robbery in My Head

Psssssssssssshhhhhhhh…..Kpuaaiii!!! That was the sound that woke me up. It sounded directly in my head like a bullet was thrown into my room. Oh my God! I couldn’t move for what looked like five minutes, I was literarily transfixed and freezing. Armed robbers? Oh Lord! Why will it be today that am home alone with […]

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