Once upon a time, Like in a fairy tale In this sordid polity of ours, A sitting president conceded To the will of voters and Handed over the mantle When from the polls he fell. Just like Jack who fell down And broke his crown And Jill who came tumbling after, He tumbled all the … Continue reading The Phone Call
One even strongly swore an oath To give us a whale or an elephant If we’d vote him and also loath The other party’s government The other party promised us a ship That we’re on crossroad to choose Have we been able to rear sheep? Not to talk of beasts on the loose We only … Continue reading …because You Need my Vote
The office was empty, void of the usual stewards that usually lurked the corners, his chief of staff just informed him that his commissioners and army of special advisers were seated and waiting for him; patience had never been one of his virtues, he had awoken that morning with the desire to fire someone, … Continue reading Mister Governor by Tolu Daniel
Turn deaf ears to those power loafers Who come for your thumb prints And end up draining your blood. Beware and hearken not to their lying tongues. Those heartless beggars They beg for opportunities and turn opportunists. Reject their Greek gifts And be wise, ‘cos it’s your future.