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Before We Met – A short poem by Fatima Garba Aliyu

Before We Met – Fatima Garba Aliyu   Before we met, I was minding my own business, Before we met, I was a peaceful African Country, Before we met, I was termed the giant of Africa, Before we met, my elites were strong and united, Before we met, my people were hard-working, Before we met, transparency was what I adopted, ... Read More »

Lady Of The Niger Area – @olladave

Lady Of The Niger Area It will only take forever I bet To cast her off my mind The thought I will bind Cos she’s such a beauty to find. A used to be London slave Yet not a freeborn in her own enclave, The reason for her laughable laughter; Her sons and daughters. I sorrowfully sobbed when I knew ... Read More »

Today, I Choose To Be Positive By Seun Solaja

Today, I Choose To Be Positive By Seun Solaja

TODAY, I CHOOSE TO BE POSITIVE Today, I choose to be Positive If being positive means standing up against what is wrong If standing up means speaking out against the ills of my country If the ills of our time means corruption and social injustice If corruption means bribery and aiding If injustice means depriving fundamental rights Then today, I ... Read More »

The Big Man By Vivian Beulah Igbokwe

The Big Man By Vivian Beulah Igbokwe

THE BIG MAN He parks his car at the village square And decides to take a stroll But at each corner he looks He hears their cries He sees their pain Their women bent over in pains And within he melts Or was he? Because he calls for a village meeting On the podium his big voice could be heard ... Read More »

SHE NEEDS A PEN NOT A PENIS By Bijimi Daniel Meindous

SHE NEEDS A PEN NOT A PENIS By Bijimi Daniel Meindous

She needs a pen not a penis. She needs a text book not a conjugal bed. She needs the classroom not the labour room. She is a child too young to have a child. Her biological composition is not ripe for womanhood. Her mentality not matured for parenthood. Her physical strength not strong for a house wife. She is a ... Read More »