Monday, March 25, 2019
Let me begin this treatise with definition of terms. Government: According to Wikipedia, government is ‘the means by which state policy is enforced, as well as the mechanism for determining the policy of the state.’ It is ‘the political direction...
By Nicholas Ekata: Well I can't claim I wasn't aware since it was all explained by my biology teacher about a month before; however I can say I did not prepare for this. We're halfway up and my legs are...
WORTHLESS NOTE OR WORTHY SON? “Who get dis 20 nala?” The question came from the tiny voice of a little boy. As I looked up from the church programme I was reading, I could see that he was not more than...
By Tony Ekata If helping out makes me a woman wrapper Then I crave for nothing better If cooking the food my children would eat And sweating and feeling the kitchen heat Make me a woman wrapper Maybe, just maybe I’m a super father. Adorning the...
You know there is a serious problem when youths are no longer capable of thinking for themselves. The future leaders of tomorrow are mentally enslaved to the despotic demons of today, they are busy supporting the same set of POLITICIANS, RETIRED GENERALS, AND UNREPENTANT KLEPTOMANIACS...
  Death is my enemy Life is my foe I despise both they won't let me go.   I dream daily of inner peace and eternal sleep but get a flirting kiss.   The cast of my past 'sembles many nights a plethora of vices ample to kill my rights.   Yet I am free but...
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Let’s think

By Tony Ekata I woke up this morning to the sound of a megaphone. You know, that mobile battery-powered, hand-held public address system used by hawkers in the market, and also by itinerant preachers. Coming from the megaphone, positioned (I want...
By Dike Chukwumerije   THE MAKING... According to my friend, Aghogho Ogoh, whose memory is truly scary, it was Uncle Sam that nicknamed me ‘Opaselenge’. Only God knows what it means. He was my Primary 3 class teacher, St. Jude’s Private School,...

Jude Uchella

Are poets born or made? This is a puzzle that would take the likes of legendary Nigerian poets Wole Soyinka, J.P. Clark, Niyi Osundare, Christopher Okigbo, Okinba Launko aka Femi Osofisan and new breed fire brands like Dike Chukwumerije...