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My Student, My Teacher (II)

Written by Edith U. Ohaja

My Student, My Teacher (II)
The first part of this story showed how I planned to embark on computer training years ago with a most unlikely tutor, my student Emmanuel Okwara.

This final segment describes my experiences on that adventure. Endeavour to read both segments to get

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TRINITY

Written by Olugu Olugu Orji

TRINITY You’re the untiring metronome of our residual humanity
The only reason we can’t yet plead insanity
You enable, ennoble and often disable our fragility
By your generous offerings we sustain community

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DUPED

Written by OLUGU OLUGU ORJI

DUPED “Away with that drunken, clueless one!” he urged
Even as the hormones of longing and desire surged
I had to unceremoniously dump my companion of six years
As a darling who couldn’t cure my crippling fears

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A Mind Of Her Own Continued

Written by Edith Ugochi Ohaja

A Mind Of Her Own Continued The Story So Far
God used Didi, a civil servant and part-time evangelist, to lead Bridget to Christ a little over a year ago. Didi has been very supportive and now she's arranging for Bridget to marry Zion, a brother in their church. But Bridget want

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A mind of her own

Written by Edith Ugochi Ohaja

A mind of her own
Bridget watched her mother in the Lord, Didi, and a brother in the church, Zion, whispering in the corner. From their occasional glances in her direction, she knew they were talking about her. She also knew what that portended and she was ge

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My thirtieth birthday

Written by Edith U. Ohaja

My thirtieth birthday My thirtieth birthday is round the corner. So I was brutally reminded this morning by my thoughtless younger brother, Fred. He posted on my Facebook timeline, "As you are about to mark this milestone, (your 30th birthday), my wife and I send e

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