BLAME IT ON THE MONEY by Emmiasky Ojex

Look at our daughters They now show no ill in laying with men old as their fathers Look at our sons Nothing is holding them back from scamming the green people with their bad brain and laptops Look at our mothers, fathers, the young men and alike; women, They now have no time for their… Continue reading BLAME IT ON THE MONEY by Emmiasky Ojex

BENEATH MY DREARY PAST by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

I brawl, through space and time Of my amorphous mind, Against my own demons; My formidable alter egos. I took not absolute dominion, Over the realm of my mind. Apparently I’m shrouded, By an uncanny aura; I laud as fear. Alas, this particular vibe, Stirs unspeakable fright in me. And then my psychic conflict Finally… Continue reading BENEATH MY DREARY PAST by Thaalith Abubakar Gimba

TRUMP’S ‘SHITHOLE’ by Victor Igiri

Ours is a Landfull of Chameleons, Tigers and Hawks; a wild community of Vipers, and dicers who build us castles of snakes, with cancerous legacies, a trail to blaze by our generation. and as a people, ants, and sheep’s who shadows in red silence and eat pains as honeycomb. Ours is Golgotha a Realm for CRACKED… Continue reading TRUMP’S ‘SHITHOLE’ by Victor Igiri

KAINE AGARY’S ‘YELLOW- YELLOW’ CAPTURES NIGER DELTA ‘OIL POLITICS’ IN A WITTY, GRAPHIC MANNER WITH BITING SARCASM  a review by Eugene Yakubu

TITLE: YELLOW- YELLOW AUTHOR: KAINE AGARY GENRE: PROSE FICTION NUMBER OF PAGES: 179 PUBLISHER: DTALKSHOP DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2017 ISBN: 9780708332 (10), 978-9780708337 (13) REVIEWER: Eugene Yakubu Kaine Agary’s ‘Yellow- Yellow’ is a simplistic and humorous narrative that opens up complex issues swirling around ‘oil politics’ in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It is… Continue reading KAINE AGARY’S ‘YELLOW- YELLOW’ CAPTURES NIGER DELTA ‘OIL POLITICS’ IN A WITTY, GRAPHIC MANNER WITH BITING SARCASM  a review by Eugene Yakubu

BOYS OF SHATTERED DREAMS by Jonathan Otamere Endurance

after Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau’s “For boys who went’ For Boys of Shattered Dreams… Their bones fragment on earth’s closure Like the punctured walls of Borno — A preposition of dreams and death Binding the encrimson of dirges Searching home on their lips Like an owl finding haven in the burning Shadows of a sun god.… Continue reading BOYS OF SHATTERED DREAMS by Jonathan Otamere Endurance

ALMAJIRI: THE HAUSA MALE by Theophilus ‘Femi Alawonde

The very day that Audu was born, his father said, ‘I will not raise a son!’ So the day he became five years, he was sent out admist his sisters’ tears. He was given a small hollow plate, and was told not to return home for food. He was to fend for himself as a… Continue reading ALMAJIRI: THE HAUSA MALE by Theophilus ‘Femi Alawonde