BUHARI THE DOG AND THE HYPOCRISY OF NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE

It is part of our culture to pay attention to those things that do not really matter in Nigeria. We most times do what Yoruba tags Igba taa ni ko ma ja lo b’oso. Literally, we fight when we should not. Reading about a trader in Sango Ota who was arrested for naming his dog…

INFINITE COMPETITION

Back after a long break, took days off writing to focus on something productive (not that writing is not productive). Thought I lost my writing prowess, as I find it difficult to put pen on paper and reel out long sentences which weigh tons of information. It took me hours to think of what to…

​BEING SOMEONE’S MIRACLE

The world we live in isn’t so just and fair for many reasons. Man’s unending greed and tendency to oppress another man at any available time and through any available means is not something new even to a year old.  Despite all these shortcomings of our world however, I am one those, I think very…

​THE FUTURE BEHIND US

I shall tell you in words, That while our pasts restrained the rods And left our futures to libre lords, We gained ignorance that till now we hoard Our futures in the innocent days chased papers, And dreamt every night of skyscrapers, While fertile lands cried for reapers. The Oil boom, oh! Sorry, Doom Is…

REFLECTING ON THE PAST 3

There was this guy in my choir who later became our choir leader. He is a great singer and a handsome guy I must confess. He is also someone who dresses well which is one of the things I admire a lot in a guy. You can steal my heart with that (just kidding) but…

REFLECTING ON THE PAST (OR WHY RAPE VICTIMS SHOULD SPEAK UP) 2

The pregnancy was confirmed after I used the pregnancy test tube. I told her and she gave me gin and Alabunkun more and more that most times, I get drunk and just stay in bed. The young lady (her daughter) knowing I have broken up with the boyfriend she arranged for me asked how on…