Category: Random Lines

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When I Went To Kaduna…

In those days, mom would say “what about your friends, so and so? Let me buy you credit so you can call them”. Before I finish rolling my eyes, she has sent her girl...

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ORIKI

  Oríkì, or praise poetry, is a cultural phenomenon amongst Yorubas of West Africa . Oríkì varies in length depending on whether it is the name given to a child to describe the future...

A Writer….Seriously?? 0

A Writer….Seriously??

Been trying to blog from my laptop for a while now, make some major changes to the blog and actually set the ground running again, but internet hasn’t been fair to me. I thought...

The many faults of Buhari’s administration 0

The many faults of Buhari’s administration

Even ordinary/common family planning no longer works under Buhari’s administration. Ok, here goes: Iya Farouk is my neighbour. No, she doesn’t live in my compound. Her husband is a landlord in the area. Now,...

Letter to Eniola 4

Letter to Eniola

Dear Eniola, I don’t know if you still remember me. I don’t know if you are still angry with me. It’s been up to 11 years or more. I feel guilty each time I...

Tomiwa Olasiyan’s Post – A Sequel 0

Tomiwa Olasiyan’s Post – A Sequel

The past couple of weeks, the poetic giant in me rose up. To put it more succinctly, I returned back to my first love-POETRY. Poetry is the language of a deep mind. It creates...