Raising up banners Crying all around Nagging every time Blaming some group of men Calling out their names Reminding ourselves Designing more shirts Selecting out Days In search of me What if I was the only one remaining out of the girls out there for over one year? What if I’m just the … Continue reading Chibok: What if?
Aisha and Ahmadu held hands here yesterdayAisha and Ahmadu had forbidden words to sayAisha and Ahmadu had fears they couldn’t allayAisha and Ahmadu had feelings they wouldn’t drive away.This is a story of Aisha and Ahmadu… There are no ends to usWe begin and keep circling the universeAs beings, as creatures, as a life force … Continue reading Aisha & Ahmadu*
This day last month over two hundred young girls were abducted from their school in a brazen move by Boko Haram terrorists. The Nigerian nation now accustomed to periodic episodes of the sect’s brutality was shocked out of silence by the sheer scale of this operation and the innocent, defenseless children it targeted. Shortly after, … Continue reading The Chibok Flashpoint? #BringBackOurGirls
I am Aiamatu. I hail from Bagama area of the Northeast. I am thinking of home and my parents – the agony they are going through of my absence from school and home ever since my mates and I were abducted from our school by these gun-toting men. The weather is hot despite the morning … Continue reading I am Aiamatu
Dear Nigeria, it is with so much anger that I write this. Although my love for you spans over oceans and seven seas, i must say …’una no try at all oo!!”. What is this i hear of abducted girls and abduction conspiracy? do we not have enough problems on our plate? Lately I have … Continue reading Of Abducted Girls and False Conspiracy…
FIND IYANDA FERANMI OLUWATOBI Imagine there’s no greed A world where you want for me As much as you want for yourself No one will take away my dear sister Our well beloved colleague From ‘our world of love’ To leave us with an illusion An illusion of what peaceful coexistence should be. You’ll not … Continue reading Find Iyanda Feranmi Oluwatobi