NEW 9JA STORY: STOLEN MOMENT || written by DAME

Isimi waited for her father to drive off. She hoped he didnt forget his Bible or any other such religious paraphernalia he would need in Church. The council of elders were having a meeting and seeing that her father was the General Overseer of Kingdom Of Eternal Light Ministry, she hoped he wouldn’t be back home for another 3hours. Her mother was getting ready to go visit a widow from the Church. As the women leader, it was imperative she led the other women down to Sister Ayobami’s residence for…

NEW 9JA STORY: YOUR PLACE || written by Jerry Chiemeke

“J, I’ve got something important I want to tell you.” “Funny, because there’s something I want to tell you too.” “Ok, go on.” “No, you first.” “Nah, after you.” “You first….I insist.” Typical argument between Irene and I. We argued about everything, from who should pay the bus fare, to who should sit first on the church pew. I was always willing to be a gentleman for Irene, and though she was not always up for that, she eventually decided to dance to the “ladies first” script this time and…

NEW 9JA STORY: AICHA || written by Nneka Ezealor Oladimeji.

I stood in the bath and watched the steam rise from the hot water in the orange bucket in front of me. I wondered why I had heated water to bath instead of using the cold one from the shower. I turned the shower knob a notch and a few drops of water escaped and landed on my naked body. They were so cold I shuddered. I stood watching the drops race themselves down my shoulder and down until they disappeared under my left breast. I ran my palm over…

NEW 9JA STORY : REPRISAL [FINALE] || written by Dame

PREVIOUSLY ON PART 02 FINALE Desmond was worried. As he raced his car to Marigold Hotels and Suites, he tried to convince himself that nothing bad had happened, but his instincts told him otherwise. Nkem’s call had brought on a potpourri of emotions. First he was relieved that she was alright; then he got angry that she skipped security and eventually he became worried. She had sounded strange……too strange. How she managed to escape from under the nose of the two police orderlies stationed to guard her was still a…

NEW 9JA STORY : REPRISAL [PART ONE] || written by Dame

PART 01 There was something about Nkem that made him uncomfortable. She was unlike the other two girls who seemed excited and willing to do anything including some girl-on-girl action. She was calm. Eerily so… and Donald didn’t like it. For some unfathomable reason, she scared him and he couldn’t understand why. The last time he felt this way, he was staring at a gun pointed at his forehead. Carlos has meant to kill him and it was only by some stroke of luck that he remained alive. The incident…