ONE NIGERIA by Victor Igiri

(written in absolute dislike for Nigeria’s splitting…) Paint me White, not RED; Green, I beseech thee still and entomb every dark desires that kings your soul. Paint me Green, not Black so I can war with strength these old-new foes that crushes greenness. War? …and laborious a starless Yesterday we...

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THE LOST by El Sane Ken Silencer

You see them mad, They are always murmuring; talking to a ghost, unseen, with voiceless voices, unheard with much in serious seriousness- they move like heaven, so far, is their target to reach and they left so late. In your mind, you see them mad, But they are not really...

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KAYEEFI by Yemi Osadiya

After KAYEEFI was born and bath Her veil was as tattered as a torn net Only a few friending shame vowed partnership. As time crept to welcome stages Her emergence and nature became a star She fights moral at every quarter Riding on the wings of civilization Her Veil peeled...

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THE GARMENT THAT FITS by Bijimi Daniel Meindous

The garment that fits who can find it It gently covers the wearers nakedness And generously provide protection from unfavourable weather Draws admires eyes and trigger their complements The garment that fits, who can find it The first garment caught my eye as it hanged on the wall with splendour...

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COCKCROW AT NOON

Title: COCKCROW AT NOON Author: EMMANUEL INEDU Genre: Poetry Pages: 97 Publisher: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Year of Publication: 2015 ISBN: 978-978-949-469-9 Awards: nil BLURB: In ‘Cockcrow at Noon’ you will witness laughter, despondency, wailings, lamentations, sheer amazement,, naivety, nostalgia, hope, life and an over whelming interface between life and...

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AMALGAMATION OF PAINS by Bada Yusuf Amoo

Green and white detribalised our existence Our grumblings are more private than public Alas! Our ears have been listened to dialogues Will writers present a collective opinion? While the nation’s children live together Like children of unknown concubines Fighting for the rights of their mothers Would the writers watch? Men...

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