You’ll have to adopt my imagination to see the image painted to the world in this picture. “Nigerians are a bunch of talented, ambitious and lovable people”. O Yes!, we are happy and the world should know that. Right now, Mark Zuckerberg is feeling that and also when he flies across the Atlantic on … Continue reading Even Mark Zukerberg Knows that Nigerians Are Happy People
jookwa translates to welldone where i come from. jookwa for women with large baskets of yams on their heads are loudest . young lasses from streams balancing oversized basins embrace a louder jookwa enthusiastically. old people walking kilometres to pay in-laws visits are on bent knees et hugs welcomed with loud jookwas and you my dear, in … Continue reading Jookwa
So, we’ve welcomed whatsapp in Nigeria, but then, does that mean that we’ve welcomed trouble? I hate it when people blame Nigerians for awkward actions, I hate sentences such as ‘Nigerians are so backward’, ‘Nigerian youths are so foolish’. In fact, I have always been very optimistic about what the future holds for our dear … Continue reading The Mumuness Of Whatsappers
Please, tell me Lord! Tell me why people are too choosy. They have forgotten That McDonald is McDonald And can never be Mr. Biggs So they love good things And wiseness And want me to be wise Like wisemen: Walt Whitman, Robert Browning And John Bunyan Because of that They hate me They hate to … Continue reading Please, Tell Me Lord…
Zee was sitting down on a brown cushion in her living room. She was staring at her face book page on the screen of her two year old HP 630 black laptop. Date April 5th 2013. Her time line looked barren. No update for the past one year. She used to be happy in her … Continue reading An Endemic Of Cheating Husbands – Part 1
Familiar like our best, We all know him. We love him, We cherish him. His stupidity, Is our joy. His mischief, Our laughter. He , without fear Points at our FACE Yet we all learn him like a BOOK. He is not a TWIT, Yet we are all IN A TWITTER … Continue reading Who Is Akpors?
We are battered Worn clothes of tattered republik Our pubic hairs now forbidden before clippers Salt cum ash is better paste Kuli kuli eating with delight Bush lamp light up “Don’t shout up NEPA!” We got no paper for exams We face book while others Facebook We google everything even our names My parrot makes … Continue reading Changing World
There is a certain allure that mystery brings to an object, lifting it and enhancing its illusory. To be demystified is a not a very friendly affair. It does not encourage awe. That is why there is no much excitement in a 10 year old marriage. That is why your siblings are never great in … Continue reading If You Must Maintain the Mystery
THIS MORNING I woke up late this morning Stretched my lazy body, yawning The hard wall stopped me from falling I spent the most of last night, calling I remember I got lectures, They are important for my future But I lack its clear picture That I am told is in the scripture Before … Continue reading G.p. Meltdown
My back is arched, phone in my hand The text is small, so’s my keypad The keys are bad, but not too bad And my fingers are typing hard! I’ve been online since 4am My battery’s low, but no problem I’ve been pinging pinging away I think it will be a great day On BBM, … Continue reading Addicts Anonymous
Sing sweetie birdie Twiee, twit, twitter Raise your hands And touch the sky Flap your wings And make a turn Don’t turn wild And lest you fall Look at me And shake your tail Lay your eggs And say hurray! Hop, hop, hop And flap and flap Make another turn And say good-bye. ‘Tis lots … Continue reading Play The Bird/ Miss Lindy’s Doggie
I watched the movie, ‘the social network’; to say I was inspired would be an understatement- I have been touched by heaven’s purest light. The thing with light is that, it helps you see clearly. I now see how youths are terribly affected by the inadequacies that characterize our educational system. The University should be … Continue reading tHe SoCiaL nEtwOrK.