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Dike and the masquerade

Masquerade

Fear gripped him as he valiantly tried to fend off the grotesque being that was grappling at him. Those detestable hands were all over him and as he struggled for his dear life, he willed himself to remain rooted to the ground. His will however wasn’t enough to stop the mmanwu; that fiendish masquerade, from gleefully ...

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The eventful life of a Lagos banker (7)

verbal abuse

The Internal Control Officers are often derided in banks because of their unenviable task of ensuring compliance and control in their domain. Often isolated in their own offices, with powers to superintend over their seniors, they are habitually treated with suspicion as the successful execution of their duties spells doom, ...

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The eventful life of a Lagos Banker (5)

verbal abuse

Henry left that meeting in a state of euphoria. As he drove home, he reminisced on the events of that evening. The striking ambiance of the venue, the melodious music, the inspiring testimonies and the riveting message from the Pastor all played out with a touch of excellence. He however ...

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Deep in the dark – The story

dark

Hello Guys, thanks again for taking out time to stop by. I had received interesting responses on my first poem on this blog, published here last week. In response to popular demand, here is my account of the armed robbery attack that inspired the poem; Deep in the dark. Enjoy ...

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