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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 18

Court Session “All rise!” the court clerk said as the judge walked up to the podium to take his seat as every one stood up to their feet, while I stood at the end of the courtroom, in the criminal box, together with Folake and the mysterious ‘baba’ who was also arrested by the police. …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 17

We arrived at Folake’s residence only to be told by her room-mate that she’s out of town. “When did she leave town?” Detective David questioned Shade, Folake’s roommate. “She left this afternoon, saying there was something very important she needed to do back in her village” Shade responded, looking puzzled. “Do you have her number?” …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 16

“Shawn sir!” Sergeant Philip stood at attention, stamping his foot on the floor and raising his right hand to his forehead. “Here is the first suspect you ordered me to bring sir!” “Good, very Good” the scary looking AIG commended, slightly hitting his table with one hand. “Young woman, do you know why you were …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 15

“I still can’t believe Tunde’s gone for real and never to return. As in, everything happened so fast” I muttered, landing on my bed when we got home from the hospital. “Well, that’s life for you, I think everything happens for a reason. It’s just a matter of time before we bring to justice whoever …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 14

Immediately I fainted, Peter left his grip on the doctor and they both rushed to me in an effort to revive me. I later regained consciousness about an hour later only to find Tobi and Temi by my side. “She’s awake! thank God” they all chorused while I helped myself into a sitting position on …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 13

I kept everything behind me as I tried concentrating on the lecture being taught in the workshop. The day passed almost uneventful as I kept to myself. We were lodged in an hotel to spend the night, and we were all given a room each, with instructions to wake up before 7am in order to …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 12

Temi could hear me sniffle and cry in the room, but she didn’t try to ask me any question. I was still in thoughts. ___________ “She cant keep the child, she just cant! Our name? Our dignity? Our reputation? what would other people think of us? the shame?” Mum yelled with the top of her …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 11

For Episode 10 Who is responsible?” Mum yelled as I stood quietly. “Who have you been having this ungodly act with?” Mum continued ranting with rage. “No one Ma” I denied, but before I knew it, a hot slap came upon my cheek, tears trickled down my face as I bowed my head in shame. …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 10

I hurriedly left his house with regrets while he trailed me, begging me not to leave but I made it clear that I was leaving and there was nothing he could do to change that. I arrived my apartment late in the night only to find the door locked by Tobi who was already fast …

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FRIEND OR FOE: EPISODE 9

For Episode 8 I got to the street on the address Tunde sent me. I looked around quickly for his house number and found it with ease. When I saw his house, I smiled to myself for no reason, walked to the door, knocked and waited for a reply. But I noticed it was locked …

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