Ages before the discovery of gunpowder, Africa prides itself as the Mecca of world civilization. That is not the only thing of interest about the land of milk and honey; it is in fact, the richest continent in the world1. The grandiloquence of the pyramid of Giza, the ingenuity of the Benin bronze and the … Continue reading If you were a leader, what would you do to ensure that Peace and Security is achieved and sustained in Africa?
On this day, exactly two years ago, I left the shores of Nigeria on a life changing mission; one that you never dream it would come to reality. What lead to the journey and the experiences gathered along the way birthed this new piece of amazing wonder- For people like me who never thought it … Continue reading Unblock your path!
I exist in a place where there was no one like meThe trees had their roots in the skyAnd Heavens crawl on the surface of waters I was born into a worldWhere no one regards desires- Dreams were lameAnd hopes were the kings of Actions I dwell in moments most of you would call … Continue reading Phoenix From the Ashes
Hold on to me when you get old For your youthful days, me you served with vigour Tell me what you want in times of need You never for once desist from obeying my wish It smoothens the crack and it fills the lack It is saddening at first but sweetness it attracts … Continue reading Coarse
My beloved! We met on the highway of loneliness So rugged a path that Roughened our pact Sweats, Frets and sometimes frowns- Imbued our Smiles, enchant our climes Her white spread sheets, with the sharp edged sleeve Bore the pangs of my fist The grip of my palm And the agony of my ink.. My … Continue reading My beloved
. Ifoti olooyi (coma inducing slap), Ikoo gbekunmi (knocks that make you swallow mucus), ilu bara (Beating like a thief), Abaraa gbona (hot bang), Eekana e.t.c are all peculiarities of Yoruba mothers. You might be so unlucky to have your mum a specialist in none (as you would have marks in different places), but fortunately, … Continue reading IF ONLY I CAN FEAR ALLAH LIKE I FEARED MY MUM……………………………
Jollof that needs stew I really need a bank to lend me a loan and leave me alone For someone said to me sometimes ago That real men with real eyes realize real lies Look! I mean Look! Look again!This is not a mere pun or word play Look I Say! It is as clear … Continue reading Jollof that Needs Stew
I saw her! Those eyes, I mean- popping from the window That imbued her face The resplendent aura of her gushing beauty Don’t ask how I knew For her charm, so blinding- Radiates from a lowered gaze "unfried' voice Straight gentle steps Depicting royalty- I inferred from afar All in a flowing Regalia I wished … Continue reading The Girl I Saw!
Pip Squeak From nothing my dear, Remember we came Do not forget, our end still remains the same Not all with phallus you see are handsome ‘’She is Pretty’’- that’s a thought that can hold you at ransom Your substance, your value and integrity should be germane Nurture it- the bigger the kingdom, the fuller … Continue reading Pip Squeak….