When Olami-Uche left his home on that fateful Thursday morning, his wallet had exactly one thousand, seven hundred and twenty naira in it. It was everything he had in the whole house. He didn’t even bother to count the money as was his normal leaving-home routine. He didn’t need to count; he already knew how… Continue reading WHY OLAMI-UCHE COMMITTED SUICIDE IN ABUJA
we stood innocently in foursomes suddenly our men in dark uniform seized the road phantomic eyes that inquired our uncriminal direction two battered, buttered, flashy fellows followed besides in agony and pains hesitantly a confused finger pointed at us saying, ‘they’re the ones who beat us!’ our probing eyes met at one resolution sharply guns’… Continue reading …IN THEIR COUNTRY?
The city council *Askari He carried me so harshly I was found chewing lightly I spat it out “Oh! Askari” Nairobi is not a city It’s a rather a prison Kenya changed the scarcity Fully packed each season! Policeman, Mister, Sir City council officer This rule you have put up Now has me handcuffed! *Askari… Continue reading THE RULE
Civilians, oh civilians! What are the deeds I have done That you lash me with your tongues? How did I earn this; to be stabbed at the back? Tagged an alien by my own people! Are we no more kins? Why cast me out like a rebellious knight! You smear me before the eyes of… Continue reading SOBERED POLICE