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About feminemdapest

I love words and how beautifully they can be woven. I have a wicked sense of humor and a mind like a sponge, so little gets past me. As a result, I have a garbage heap of a head. Did I mention I love words?

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They called it Magodo K. One of the most notorious slums deep in the heart of Lagos, by day it was a riotous pool of sweaty hustlers and traders, stomping along its wooden paths and ducking into makeshift buildings to … Continue reading

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EJIMA – EPISODE 3: EMBER MONTHS

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They called her The Ember Killer. Named after the notorious ‘ember months’, coined by superstitious Nigerians obsessed with the spate of fatal accidents and misfortune that seemed to thrive in the last four months…

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EJIMA – ​EPISODE 2: THE MAID IN THE SHORT DRESS 

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Chisom staggers out of her house, almost falls and then grips the railing on her verandah. Her head is swirling, thoughts jostling each other in her head, full of red stains and broken flesh…

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EJIMA – EPISODE 1: EVIL

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1990 Gbagada, Lagos 6.p.m There is nothing overtly unusual about the scenes in and around Emeka Okorie’s one room apartment that evening. Neighbours mill around the house, smiling, pumping Emeka’s fists with gusto. Congratulations.…

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The Tuesday Arsenal Lost The Game

For almost a year, every Tuesday has been the same. And I mean that literally. Every morning , I would wake up on the same bed, wearing the same clothes, and turn to see the same date on my bedside … Continue reading

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Sojourner

I am a sojourner . Let me travel your paths, my love. Your valleys hold secret founts I want to discover. Let me plunge my head into your spring, And drink deep where your waterfalls hide. Your roars will reach … Continue reading

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Fright Flight

FRIGHT FLIGHT April 12, 2020 Dr. **************** The Director, STRANGE (Secret Research and Archives of Nigerian Extranormals) STRANGE Headquarters, *************** Lagos. Ref. No. : STR 687513/LAG/644 TAGGED: CONFIDENTIAL Re:Retrieved email from account of the mother of still-missing subject: Helen Bruce … Continue reading

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