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For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

Give me four black gongs (ding) Two enchanted seashells(dong) Mucus from a blind seer(ding) Cobra’s scales(dong) For someone has died(ding). Give me voodoo bowls(ding) A sacred lyre(dong) Give me nine stillborns(ding) Venom from a mamba’s bite(dong) To sing dark praises for Festus Iyayi (ding). Give me leather bibles(ding) To swear by crossroads(dong) Give me holy … Continue reading For A Scapegoat Of Irresponsible Governance: A Town Crier’s Requiem

Adisa: A Potrait Of Love

Adisa: A Potrait Of Love

Character: Adisa Novel Violence Author: Festus Iyayi;  This novel touches on poverty, how the rich continuously manipulate the poor and the indomitable strength of the human spirit. Adisa is Idemudia’s (the primary character) wife, and is quite beautiful. To quote the author – “‘Her long, jet black hair was now held in place with hairpins. Her lips … Continue reading Adisa: A Potrait Of Love