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The Chibok Flashpoint? #BringBackOurGirls

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

Daybreak in Sambisa

Under the charred logs lay an embracing splendour… Flashback! Powers matched powers Our damsels are the ultimate Nature defends self Her allies descend from above There is Haram against Boko Many are slained… The carcasses, a testimony of Earth’s battle. Corpses on branches with Eyes Wide open Even death is scared too This is victory… … Continue reading Daybreak in Sambisa

Sambisa on Fire

Fire lights up the sky in Sambisa The forest is agog with strange sounds Eerie,abashing the wild. Rabbits seek refuge with Alligators Termites befriend earthworms Tonight Sambisa rages still. Pandemonium, as modern chariots Devour natures tranquility A paradox of cocky peace As letters are dispatched across the prairie… Strangers are becoming friends Unholy alliances brewing … Continue reading Sambisa on Fire

The Sunset Will Never be the Same Again. #Bringbackourgirls

  Good bye I said to my daughter as she walked out the door, she has always gone and returned safely, the atmosphere was the same, There was a smile on her face, I remembered when she was just a child, when she held my hand for support, when she took her first steps, the … Continue reading The Sunset Will Never be the Same Again. #Bringbackourgirls

Sambisa forest

The approaching footsteps thumps, Drawing dust to disturb the peace of nature Like enraged men in turmoil, warring against tranquility Bearing the wombs of the future on the guillotine of lush plains Sambisa forest,welcomes unwanted visitors into her serene ambiance In slavery procession under the watchful eyes of mother moon Tears trail the young wombs … Continue reading Sambisa forest

BOKO HARAM: a ‘Thou Shalt Not’ list

  Sometime between the night of April 14 and the morning of April 15, terrorists invaded Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state, Northeastern Nigeria; they were clad in military uniforms, armed and in trucks. When they left the school, they reportedly carted away 234 teenage girls (roughly between 16 and 18 years old) … Continue reading BOKO HARAM: a ‘Thou Shalt Not’ list

#bringbackourgirls – Bring Back Our Girls

#bringbackourgirls – Bring Back Our Girls

Bring back our girls My good people of Nigeria, join me and search For her as I implore the church To pray for the return Of my daughter, our daughters, who has gone to learn Modern techniques and prevailing Processes and skills in solving Our numerous problems as a nation That is seeking for care … Continue reading #bringbackourgirls – Bring Back Our Girls

Find Iyanda Feranmi Oluwatobi

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