A REVIEW OF BEN JOSSY’S SONG : BENUE CHILD “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” Percy Bysshe Shelley- “When I’m writing, I’m thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t see exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I … Continue reading The Beginning Of Everything Genocide
Sometimes the pains of one’s origin become unbearable when the urge to ask what killed your grandfather and grandmother keeps revisiting you over and over without seeking your permission. Sometimes when you keep seeing the amputated leg of your father dangling as he walks here and there and the tattered broken home of your grandparents, … Continue reading Revisiting Biafuru: Our Story Of Misery And Survival
Boys! When the night fell on the shadows of our grandfathers, they walked towards some miles away from the memory of darkness to find light. People labelled them evil and diabolic. Some stoned them while others got their throat cut off in the name of a new god. Our fathers could not fight back because, … Continue reading For Those Boys Singing Of Nkporo Land
(Holding fire and water together) I don’t know why the rain keeps writing the name of Nigeria on the ground in every corner. I don’t know why we are this broken and tortured like the fragments of the dust. I don’t know why the Dapchi girls returned yesterday while their chikbok friends are still in … Continue reading Re-Visiting Nigeria
(For my Jos boys) Jos was not just just to all of us. Plateau made the chaos that took away your pure souls to where torment is.we would purge out all our sins for this. I am not happy at all. I am not! some feelings keep chasing me like a hound dog back into … Continue reading For Those Boys Who Went Crying Blood And Water
A place? An ideal? A struggle? A people? A hope? A war? Yes, but it’s bigger. My father said it took him years to stop ducking when he heard the sound of airplanes. As a child whenever a plane flew past, it was almost certain it was a bomber and everyone would scream “duck for … Continue reading What is Biafra?
When you talk a lot, you talk away many things which are life-success and valuable in your life. These things happen daily, but less number of people realize, correct and apply them gainfully in their lives because of talkativeness. Talkativeness could be the reason you’re not doing well in life, and thus, you blame people … Continue reading These Dangerous Things Happen To You When You Talk A Lot
Why mechanical engineers cant repair cars Three Kinds of Work There are but three general classes of work. They are: WORK WITH PEOPLE; = managers WORK WITH THINGS; technologist WORK WITH IDEAS. = designers/engineers Each individual is fitted by nature to do one of these better than the others and there will be one class … Continue reading Why Mechanical Engineers Can’t Repair Cars
Women empowerment has so far been a great thing with campaigns and guidelines initiated globally, inorder to safeguard, uplift and empower the rights and status of the girl child. On the contrary, the boy child has been forgotten. As a result, they have been rendered or rather subjected to all kinds of inhumane societal mischief, … Continue reading What about the male child
The major concern of states is the acquisition of power, defined as man control over the mind and action of another man.” H.J Morgenthau Elections are sensitive, reflective, decisive and interesting moments in the political history and calendar of a state globally; These are defining moments whereby the guilty entice the innocent via the stratagem … Continue reading Godsent or Well deserved: The dichotomy of political power and position in Nigeria.
The rot and decadence in the Nigerian Police is devastating. I don’t even know If they cause more harm than good. They’ve proved themselves to b a tool of intimidation in the hands of the rich. Their actions always portray that they are out for hire to the highest bidder. I don’t know about other … Continue reading “Is Nigerian Police Really Your Friend?”
I woke up suddenly feeling throat dry, at about 8pm in the evening. After serious search for water, I came to experience its real sweetness with the little I found. After pondering over what to do next, I decided to take a move, even if it will be futile. Snatching one gallon beside, I set … Continue reading Water Scarcity, Tale of a wounded Lion
Our home has been taken over By this water bodies Water bodies have broken their boundaries Now hunting us taken over our land and homes Lots of properties are destroyed carted away Is up to us to save our land To ravage it from the monster that threatens Her existence wanting to tear it … Continue reading Tackling Flood: You And I Right To Stop
In the past have written about the state of the nation as a whole but now I will be talking about the whole sector separately, the first will be the police force so come with on this journey as we travel into the world of the men in black. To protect and serve with integrity … Continue reading Police versus Twenty Naira
Make sure you write all what you can write Bringing in the best brain you got in your arsenal of thinking faculty Make sure you do to write in history and stood out Standing out not to sell gossip but real honest news The writer’s pen As in ink never runs dry Make sure … Continue reading The Writers Pen