POET ON RAMPAGE DAY 6

One would think you had an education A proper one to say the least Or at least went to school And let school do the same- To you But this kind of behavior This manner of attitude I can neither comprehend Nor agree with Sure you must have lost something Along the line Manners? Etiquettes?…

POET ON RAMPAGE DAY 5- ALARIWISI*

Bolaji ko dara Debisi ko suwon Simbi ku die kaato Ata ko to Iyo ko dun Alariwisi There’s always something with everything The sky should have been green The moon purple The sun should have been blue The stars red He sings like a frog She snores like a toad He writes like a chicken…

POET ON RAMPAGE DAY 4 – ONISONU

Before we left… No eating, no drinking No excessive fraternizing Stick closely, observe your courtesies Show some home training Then we arrive… Food, drinks, all sorts Bolu take this, Bolu take that… Slowly, steadily you turn At an angle of one hundred and eighty degrees Like a weary worn clock hand With the systemic rhythm…

POET ON RAMPAGE DAY 3 – ALAROKA*

Olu is a stingy miser You said to someone Who told someone Who told someone Who did something And like a morning mist before the rising sun Olu’s wealth thinned into naught Ade never gives a free ride You said to someone Who told someone Who told someone Who did something And like as in…

POET ON RAMPAGE DAY 2 – GOOD MORNING

Sunday- pastor James Morning sister, the Lord bless you Monday- Boss Morning Sade, how was the weekend? Tuesday- Bolu’s teacher ‘Morning, Mrs Matthews, this is your son’s class teacher… Wednesday- Mama Morning dear, how’s the week going? Thursday- Police check point Morning ma’am, your driver’s license please? Friday- Work Morning Shades, thank God it’s Friday….

Poet On Rampage Day 1 – JESUS CHRIST

Hi hallos! Greetings from the People’s Libertarian Republic of Amsterdam! So I’m doing a ten day poetry challenge starting from today par la grace de Dieu. I’m starting with this poem, ‘Jesus Christ’. Ride with me! Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus…

THE IMPACT OF THE LAND USE ACT ON LEASES IN NIGERIA

Ownership and possession of land in Nigeria today is governed by the Land Use Act 1978. This Act promulgated by the military government came into force on the 29th March, 1978 and consequently influenced and controls the systems of landholding in Nigeria. According to the doctrine of tenure, land is held by the Crown (government)…

THE GENERAL RULE ON COMPETENCE AND COMPELLABILITY

Competence is the legal ability to give evidence. It is obvious that every compellable witness is a competent witness because the court will not compel anyone to give evidence if he is incompetent to do so. On the other hand it is not every competent witness that is compellable. Any compellable witness who refuses to…