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The Shakeup

The Shakeup

The phenomena in my country In recent times, like aphrodisiacs, Are jerking my quills With erection to wind another yarn. My paper lays bare On my night bed Like a waiting bride on her first night, And I will write Yet another tabloid On fantastic corruption in Nigeria again. Can we ever gather together Without … Continue reading The Shakeup

Power Failure

Power Failure

The most apt metaphor to describe My beautiful country, Nigeria, is darkness. Black is beautiful, as our complexions are dark. It is so dark in here because there is no light. It is the kind of darkness that defies court orders; It will break the laws of Physics or any other law. Decades ago, because … Continue reading Power Failure

Remember Us This Way

I look back on the memories we’ve had sometimes ago When life was free for every one of us, both young and old When hiding in dilapidated buildings wasn’t a survival technique And death was from nature, not a man-made epidemic When our young ones were free to go to school, grow up and become … Continue reading Remember Us This Way

Archibald Memorial Secondary School

It was September again. It was drizzling again. Students were back again. Teachers were frustrated again. It was resumption day. The time was past two pm, barely seven hours into the start of a new academic year and teachers were already fed up by the presence of their students and their parents. Students could be … Continue reading Archibald Memorial Secondary School

Hopeless Hopes

In trepidation You approach your future Flapping your wings Against the wind of life Like a bird with wounded wings You try to soar high above Into the atmosphere of life How can you sow without a seed? How can you drive without Petrol? How can you swim against the tide? These you must achieve … Continue reading Hopeless Hopes

“Is Nigerian Police Really Your Friend?”

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?”

Fighting Kwa-rap-shon

We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon Yet we receive criminals into our Party Make them officials of Government Dine and Wine with them That’s Kwa-rap-shon !!! We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon But if you change to our Party You are vindicated and sanctified Baptised in our Party name That’s Kwa-rap-shon !!! We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon Yet we spend … Continue reading Fighting Kwa-rap-shon