16 Jul

Tales Of An Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE TWENTY-ONE While we were still trying to drag our lazy bodies out of bed, the soldiers were in our rooms already. No room for slacking, we were given 5 minutes to get dressed and get ready for the morning session. After leaving, we were instructed to go for devotion, from there we went to […]

01 Jul

Tales of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE TWENTY My parents and I got to the sea jetty and we met some of my schoolmates already. Those who live in Oyo and it’s environs came with the school transport, the rest of us met them there. It was feeling good already. I was excited about the sea experience as the sea school […]

24 Jun

Tales of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE NINETEEN We resumed Ss2 and everything was normal till I found out this girl who took every opportunity to punish me because of jealousy was repeating that class. Not to be evil or insensitive, but I was happy. God humbled her in the best way ever and as expected, talking to me became a […]

23 Jun

Aisle to Freedom

I think my ability to dust several strokes of cane is what led me here. Pardon my manners, my name is Maya Roberts and here is my story. I really cannot remember what my mum was like. All I remember is her smile could melt a frozen heart. She passed shortly before my third birthday […]

17 Jun

Tales of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE EIGHTEEN It was a indeed a very beautiful beginning, SS2 began beautifully with no strained thoughts about punishment whatsoever. I mean I made up my mind during the break, whatsoever I’d be going through in that session wouldn’t be as worse as what I went through during the previous one, also new students SS1 […]

10 Jun

Takes of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE SEVENTEEN I refused to receive this sense. This particular night, we were all in class for night prep. But I thought, I needed to wash my cloths and sleep early as the next day promises to be very busy. Weekend. So I thought, I was going to leave the class earlier than other students […]

02 Jun


I came out of the disciplinary room more confused than before. From the point I made that decision up till now, I still don’t know if I have done the right thing and even at the point the disciplinary committee was having my fate being decided, the same question kept haunting me. The truth is, […]

27 May

Tales of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE SIXTEEN I left my classroom for SS2 block, and as usual, faced the whole ritual of “please excuse me, go back/enter”. I finally entered the classroom, but this lady told me to kneel. Like really? What is my offense? I don’t even know you exist until this morning. She says she knew me from […]

20 May

Tales Of an Imperfectly Perfect Girl

EPISODE FIFTEEN Sorting into our various arms was the first focus when we resumed, I found myself amidst people I liked, those i had little differences with, and people who I was indifferent about. I chose a seat mate, quickly clicked with those I liked to an extent, so we made a roll. It wasn’t […]

12 May


‘Are you alright?’ my best friend asked me after the car moved out of the compound, I tried to speak but my mouth became too weak to say anything and before I knew what was going on, tears began to roll down my cheeks. My best friend became so scared and helpless as she looked […]