They Are Riling Us Up, Yet We Do Nothing

Here’s President Buhari not-so-shocking statement on Nigerian youths at the Commonwealth Conference at London.  “More than 60 percent of the population is below 30, a lot of them haven’t been to school and they are claiming that Nigeria is an oil producing country, therefore, they should sit and do nothing, and get housing, healthcare, education…

​God Calls Me Silly Girl

Sometimes my thoughts weaves an intricate picture. I imagine myself seated at a park or bank of a placid lake. I don’t seat alone; he’s with me. I see me, much smaller, leaning on His shoulder and we’re talking.  I appear to be about five or six years, looking very much like his child, at…

DELECTATION

I like the sound of happiness Of merry-making and gladness If joy was bottled up for sale There’s no mountain I wouldn’t scale I’ll get a million or much more To bathe all who live in sadness core If ecstasy was banned for life Like a criminal it’ll be my knife In hiding I’ll search…

The Monster Is Not Under The Bed

When I was undergoing a certain training, I tapped in on a conversation that made my blood turn cold. On that day, I was seated at the front row while I overheard the interaction between a certain elderly Muslim man and some teenagers  (the teenagers were of both religions.) This man was telling these guys…