The Random Eyes Of Kagho Harley Akpor

  When i was just a skinny little lad my mother always told me there’d be moments like this. Dimple-making moments, she’d call ’em; sunlight bouncing off corneas, white with innocence and latent dreams, visually persistent diastema before the click of the shutter. A few years later i sentimentally recall them as god googling the … Continue reading The Random Eyes Of Kagho Harley Akpor

My Back Pages

Ensconced in the embrace of bonding mouth speak What emotional brew Is thus stirred? Scalding crimson anger? Righteous Jealousy? Perhaps the sickly palor  Of gray indifference? Or most likely that green-garbed streak of mangered canine What mothered your canal resolve? The irrational logic of scorned femininity? Or perhaps the instinctual response  To perceived encroachment? Was … Continue reading My Back Pages

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II

The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II

False Image of Ourselves Achebe is stung by the hypocrisy and vain-glory common with Nigerian leaders. He is angry at the blatant self-deception by those who do not care to make Nigeria genuinely great, but who like to decieve everyone that Nigeria is great. He writes: “Nigeria is not a great country. It is one … Continue reading The Trouble with Nigeria: A Review II

This Revolution Must Be Publicized.

This Revolution Must Be Publicized.

This revolution must be publicized, because clean is the innocence on those babies’ eyes, and the infant things fight to rise like the morning sun, to find where life settles cool. This revolution must be publicized; steel consciences forge dead hearts, to stumble their coming rise! This revolution must be publicized; dusk wait plenty, and … Continue reading This Revolution Must Be Publicized.

How to raise the kind of Men we would like to Marry

How to raise the kind of Men we would like to Marry

  By Ochuko Tonukari Not too long ago, an exciting debate came up in our local church. It was such that we heatedly discussed ways in which parents need to re-examine placing gender stereotypes on their children, specifically boys. There were many eloquent speakers in the church that day but frankly, I was somewhat impressed … Continue reading How to raise the kind of Men we would like to Marry