Of Gender Parity, Equity and Allied Matters : Discourse 2.0

“Exactly. They are mutually exclusive and gender parity does not in any way, address the issue of gender discrimination. To me, it’s just the issue of a man (I hope feminists would not scream at me for using the word ‘man’), an orange and a tangerine. He treats the orange with respect, looks at it decently. However, he batters the tangerine and looks at it lewdly. This unfair treatment definitely won’t stop by the tangerine wanting to become an orange…”

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EVERY DAY IS FOR THE THIEF BY TEJU COLE- A REVIEW

TITLE OF BOOK: Every Day is for the Thief AUTHOR: Teju Cole PUBLISHED IN: New York, United States PUBLISHED BY: Random House YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2007 NUMBER OF PAGES: 123 BOOK REVIEWER: Mof’Oluwawo O MojolaOluwa Ojo gbogbo ni t’ole, ojo kan ni t’olohun. Every day is for the thief, but one day is for the…

Move On

Move on! You ought to. Move on from nasty pasts Move on from sordid blasts Sometimes what you need is the company Sometimes what you get is the crowd They say the more the merrier I wonder why three is crowd Move on! You can. From the place of hatred Unto love From the place…

Spirit of God 

Holy Spirit, the thread in our needle Holy Spirit, the breath in our being Holy spirit, the way in our wilderness Holy spirit, our friend Holy spirit our life blood Holy spirit our life giver Spirit of God, helper, comforter Holy Spirit our friend Bread of life, fill us from above Spirit Of God move…

​PEACE BE STILL

Peace! Be still. We know in part God knows the best We do our part God does the rest A life predestined A future determined Before we were You were When we’re gone You’ll still be God Our lives begin And end in You. We agree with You And so we are at Peace! Be…

LIWULI : ​ON COURTING A LADY

Buy her flowers Buy her chocolate Pay her compliments Right from your heart Stand farther than to bother Stay closer than a brother A flower’s beauty  Doth emerge With good tending and care Are men genteel  Not known in word and deed?

​FORGET ME NOT

Forget me not when the going gets better When all hopes come true And dreams fall through When you have the things we longed for And receive the things we prayed for Wherever you are Remember me and smile Remember me, forget me not. Dreams do differ Hopes do peter But our fastest moves Are…

To Hate A Doctor… 

The first time I met Kayode was aboard a BRT. He quietly sat on the seat right in front of me, busy with his phone… 

Did You Know? 

Hello! In case, just in case you missed the memo, here are seven provisions of the law that recently caught my fancy on your behalf ☺. Did you know…  1- That no person shall be arrested in lieu of another? That’s right! By section 7 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015. Essentially, this means that…

Atelewo Pelebe Volume I (A Review) 

Language has, and will remain a medium of efficient and effective communication and as such, any and all steps taken towards the cultivation, propagation and preservation of a people’s language will and must always be met with active support and utmost commitment. This is why the eventual arrival of a publication as ‘Atelewo Pelebe’, is such a welcome development, especially at a time as this, when the drive for globalization is orchestrating a dearth and gradual eroding of the fundamentals of cultures and languages of the world.

​ROYALTY (A REVIEW)

The book is both candid and emotional, straightforward yet profound. Idakula’s voice joins with that of many who have documented their experiences as a guiding light to others. It is hoped that others will through her account find light for their path, the path to becoming royalty.