All posts by Olaniyi Olayemi

Political Criticism: Between Religious Dogma And Civic Rectitude

Political Criticism: Between Religious Dogma And Civic Rectitude

The doctrine of the Hereafter is Christianity’s – and indeed for religion for the most part – most proselytized tenet and by some stretch of criticism, its most enslaving mentality to some sublunary realities that affect our existence before – whether rightly or wrongly – transitioning to ‘the great beyond’ . To save myself from … Continue reading Political Criticism: Between Religious Dogma And Civic Rectitude

The Extended Metaphor In Alamieyeseigha

THE EXTENDED METAPHOR IN ALAMIEYESEIGHA Scotland Yard, a UK-based investigating agency did Bayelsa state, Nigeria and the world a great deal of good when it exposed the financial impropriety of late DSP Alamieyeseigha in 2005. He was the embattled ex-governor of oil-rich Bayelsa state in Nigeria. He was charged with many counts of money-laundering. His … Continue reading The Extended Metaphor In Alamieyeseigha

Jona

Jona

JONA Like Saturn’s ring, his pate is haloed in the circumference of a Bayelsan hat like a jagged plate. Priested in an ostentatious vestment mono-coloured in an Aaronic aura, he once monked in Aso~Rock. His nose is obese with a sluice of fats which i conjucture is from covert purloining of our austere wealth. A … Continue reading Jona

Bimpe

Bimpe

Do know your two succulent breasts give my hormones frisson. There is no dubiety – you call it unpiety – how each time sultry you give my hopes langour for you insist it’s untill marriage. Bimpe, now is the time you and me can enjoy the beatitudes of our sinful love and enjoy more the … Continue reading Bimpe

The Dissension Between Politics And Religion

The Dissension Between Politics And Religion

THE DISSENSION BETWEEN POLITICS AND RELIGION In documented history, the genesis of the discordant romance between religion and politics perhaps is traceable to the religious coronation of Charlemagne (Charles the great), one of the Roman emperors during the dark ages. Pope Leo III on December 25, 800 placed a crown on the valour emperor; a … Continue reading The Dissension Between Politics And Religion