FOR THE SOULS WE LOST

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet targeting Boko Haram members, on the 17th of January 2017 killed scores and injured many more after firing into an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Rann, Kala/Bage Local Government Area in the northern part of Borno State. The Army has described this as a regrettable mistake. I…

YEEPA! A REVIEW

The plot of the movie is an adaptation of a book ‘Yeepa, Solarin N Bo’, a play written by the prolific Nigerian writer, Femi Osofisan also known as Okinba Launko. The book itself can be likened to a Nigerian adaptation or a Nigerian version of the book “The Government Inspector” written by the late Russian author Nikolas Gogol. It is interesting to note that while these authors belong to different generations, the message contained in their works remain the same. Perhaps it is apposite to say that corruption is not only a universal menace but a timeless one at that.

How to Become a Nigerian Idol

Want to become a Nigerian idol? Or at least a real MVP without sweat? Candid advice, Go natural Or, Grow some locks Or, Do both And, Be bespectacled Thou shalt be worshipped. And I lie not. So I’ll show you Just how will it work… You will enter a shop And the attendant will start…

On Becoming : A Review

TITLE OF BOOK: On Becoming AUTHOR: Toke Makinwa COUNTRY PUBLISHED: Nigeria PUBLISHER:  Kachifo Limited, Nigeria ISBN: 978-978-54604-0-7 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2016 NUMBER OF PAGES: 111 BOOK REVIEWER: Mof’Oluwawo O MojolaOluwa ‘On Becoming’ is an autobiographical account of the life and times of Toke Makinwa especially as it relates to her love life. Toke Makinwa, the…

TWELVE THOUGHTS FROM AKE ARTS AND BOOK FESTIVAL 2016

I was at Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016 yaaaaaaaaaaaay! The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016, which took place from 15th to 19th was an intense five days of information, education and entertainment. I can only share but a few thoughts from eight book chats, thirteen panel discussions, a movie show, festival of short…

LIWULI: HOW TO KILL A CHICKEN

Source. Internet Approach from the back Take it by the feet Press down all limbs Hold back the head by the crown Do the needful Repress its final struggle Sometimes, Something has to exit That someone may exist Art thou not now become A murderer?

DANCE. WHY? BECAUSE… (DEDICATED TO ALL DANCELESS CHURCH GOERS)

You should try dancing You really should Why? Because… While we express ourselves to God Our bodies move in tune And syncs with our spirit In reverent worship You see dancing is an exercise And you sure do need it Now I know elephants can’t dance Or so they say But you’re no animal? Correct…

I SEE GOD

Happy New Year 2017 folks. Here’s something to start the year with. Let’s go! In the things I hear In the clothes I wear I see Him In the way I walk In the way I talk I see Him In the friends I have In the folks I love I see Him In all…