​BEING DIFFERENT

Don’t join the crowd, God will eventually put you in your own company. 

I WILL DO MY BEST

I will do my best And will do the rest All my might I’ll vest In life’s grand quest This I must, lest It be said of me in jest That I failed the test. Then, when I’ve done my best I will take my rest And with all of life’s zest Enjoy my blissful…

THE WHISPERING TREES – A REVIEW

A collection of twelve tales told in 161(a hundred and sixty one) leaves, the narrative predominantly revolves around the human motions of birth, marriage (kinship) and death; and the much more controversial idea of rebirth cum life after death. The highly conspicuous Northern Nigerian flavor and fervor borne by most of the stories cannot go unnoticed. Each story is beautifully told, each page telling you to turn right unto the next.

EXPROPRIATION IN OIL AND GAS – NNPC v FAMFA OIL (2012) 17 NWLR

Expropriation as a word has the ordinary dictionary meaning of taking property or money from somebody, either legally for the public good or illegally by theft or fraud*. Expropriation could also refer to the deprivation of a person’s property or a person’s economic interest or benefit from a property. It may be the taking over…

America, Their America (A Review)

Yet I doubt if objectivity was Clark’s preoccupation. What’s to be said, the book leaves no doubts in the minds of readers as to what conclusions to draw about Clark and America respectively. Historical in style and sarcastic in tone, the book is a revolt, the writer, a rebel.

Someday

Hi sweets, a poem,a very short one titled ‘SOMEDAY’ Someday I’ll hide my pride And bury my shame Someday I’ll lose my doubts And ditch my fears Someday I’ll be man enough And ask Kike to marry me. What’s your ‘someday song’? Do write me. Also, I wrote an article for The Transverse, do read…

Ask Me About Good Food (Baked Pie)

Hola! It’s good food time again! Yaaaaaaaaaaaay! This time, I’m sharing recipe for homemade baked pie. We had some challenges making these, but hey, voila! Mind you, I tweaked, really tweaked an online recipe for  this so try it and let me know how it goes FOR DOUGH Sieve flour into a clean bowl Add…

CONSCIENCE

They hear my moans but their heart is cold I’m losing hope and losing my hold I wonder, will they ever hear me? The sons of men are set in their ways To have their cake and eat as well Their hearts so stiff Their paths so vile To build themselves a stronghold And sell…

INDIGO BY MOLARA WOOD: A REVIEW

TITLE OF BOOK: Indigo AUTHOR: Molara Wood COUNTRY PUBLISHED: Nigeria PUBLISHER:  Parresia Publishers Limited, Nigeria ISBN: 978-978-934-002-6 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2013 NUMBER OF PAGES: 165 BOOK REVIEWER: Mof’Oluwawo O MojolaOluwa “Indigo” is a collection of fictional short stories written by Molara Wood. Born in 1967, Wood is an essayist, critic and Arts and Culture Editor…

The Drama Called Life

Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you missed a step And lost the lap Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you fell in love And got the knave Tis only a grave scene In life’s Act That you took a leap And ended in the deep Tis why I…