All In A Name

All In A Name

If you want to get the word out, you can telegraph, telephone or tell-a-woman… :)   SUGHUR-SHA-TER-AÔNDO-KWA-HEMBA-U-GA   Sughur-sha-ter-aôndo-kwa-hemba-u-ga Screams my name Fully knit without the apostrophe Cutting the impact of a lot   It was the same 28 letters Singing distortingly beautiful lips That gave me thoughts You asked what it was “Like it?” … Continue reading All In A Name

Exams

Exams

Exams are here, shaking and blowing the weak, students abandon games,television,relationships and sleep, just to get a shot at excellence. Exams are here, students prepare various arsenal, some abandon God for their books, while others draw too close to God, and miss their books, other just stay in between, just for a shot at excellence. … Continue reading Exams

Do Not Greet The Christians:  Intolerance And The Nigerian – I

Do Not Greet The Christians: Intolerance And The Nigerian – I

It was about ten years ago when I was in Thalitha Ibtidahi (Arabic School equivalent of Primary Six), one of my tutors told us in a Fiqh Class (Jurisprudence Class) that it was Shirk (act of idolatry, a capital offense in Islam) to congratulate Christians on Christmas, New Year and Easter celebrations. He further told … Continue reading Do Not Greet The Christians: Intolerance And The Nigerian – I

Looking Up

I have been looking down through this window at the political gladiators and power-drunk money-bags sitting on the beggars’ plate miserable beggars begging for the can’t-do-withouts of life   they build shelters of shame and disdain legislating from such heights laws alien to us; such laws that guarantee the roads must never be constructed and … Continue reading Looking Up