ARISE, TRANSFORM! (a call to national service)

Only a transformed mind Can transform another. Transformed individuals, Transform societies. What are you doing to transform your area? You who desire a transformed Nigeria? No matter how little it is, do something: Does it matter where the transformation begins? Arise! Transform! Say; do something! Teach; change something! Write; inspire something! Etch a mark of… Continue reading ARISE, TRANSFORM! (a call to national service)

ESSAYLET TO A WOMAN (a satiric parody of patriarchal attitudes to women)

You who adore the ladies with such praise, Their hearts to gladden, their esteem to raise, Why waste your words on many a woman, Knowing that none can ever be a man? ‘Tis written in their faces like a text; ‘We are the fairer and fouler sex.’ The ‘priceless virtues’ are too scarce to meet,… Continue reading ESSAYLET TO A WOMAN (a satiric parody of patriarchal attitudes to women)

JONA @ 55 (on president Goodluck Jonathan’s birthday)

Uncle Jona Is Fifty-five! .. Jona, as you cut your cake Remember the poor with whose money You did that giant cake bake As you munch a slice Remember the angry people outside, Still chewing subsidized lies. When you drink the wine. Remember that poverty and diseases Have bound us with twines. .. Still, we… Continue reading JONA @ 55 (on president Goodluck Jonathan’s birthday)