TAKE ACTION by Mayor Jake

Listen friend, Get your butt on the seat. Let me tell you how to creep and how to keep. Let me show you how to jump those bars And how to make use of your compass in life. Then you will stir through it once and for all. You can...

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WHAT IS BEST by Samuel Sijuade

Way, way round the world Roll, roll snow the ball Run, run race the wind Warp, warp beats the storm Slow, slow moves the snail Sit, and I shall tell you which is easy -much more which is best Way, way, round the world Skip, skip, miss a step And...

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BATTLESHIP by Oyediran Babajide

Half cast don’t claim black cast They are naturally cast The light among the crowd The victorious in battleship The float in a ship sinkingI wonder why I don’t sleep at night I realized it is the battleship Off-guard  in the middle of the night I lay my head to sleep...

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ABIKU by Omotayo Awoyemi

The day he was birthed, He came laughing. With his frail little hands, he Tilled his mother’s thigh and Sowed a kiss, and he said; “Take this as my signature, You’ll be wanting in a count of barrens, But this shall be my landmark, for In three days, the son...

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TURNING TIDE by Tosin Rock

When the wind seems against you movements are restricted choices limited sickness beckon passions get soaked in dry hope friends and families weep strangers pity evil perpetrators look sinister Culprit await independence Alas! the tide has turned The innocent will be freed Testimonies will abound Enemies will be disgraced Families...

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FREEDOM by Stanley Egeonu

FREEDOM by Stanley Egeonu

Oh little singing bird in chain So cute in black but heart in pain Your tears forms a flowing Nile And your tone a melodious rhyme I’d love to tour with your wings Above heaven like the angel wings Lift the shores deep your heart With the tiny spark of...

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THIS IS THE WORLD by El Sane Ken Silencer

Tell em, tell em… for they will give emselves to death and wish our wish bring em back to life forgetting that humans we are that, we don’t always wish together and even if, we are not God! Humans are chameleons- their hearts no matter how humane I have seen...

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LETTER TO WIFY by Lebile Melt Tosin

Dear wify, I’m not a saint Only your love kept me on the road It’s not easy to say yes and keep it You need to let love burn or we freeze Lets hold unto our beautiful name Let our code remain a secret never to be tame Create trust...

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MY PAINS by Ken Mamman

I hear cries everywhere At night I sleep not In the day restless I be I see the homes of me families Turn to shreds Blood suckers everywhere On our lands the  lads cry for mama’s breast But mama is gone Gone so far that we see her not Daddy is...

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