Building blocks for new Nigeria already available – Dike Chukwumerije

Dike Chukwumerije is a famed poet and writer who uses the stage to present his art in spoken words. Being one of Nigeria’s prolific performance poets, his public remarks and poems have inspired discussions about nationalism and identity across the nation. He speaks with Guardian Life about life and work. Kindly tell us about yourself […]

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Cry for me

By Victor Emmanuel Uwah Cry for me while I am yet on earth, Before I depart from it in death, That the Lord may perchance for your sake My earthly sojourn rewarding make. Cry, and the Lord may possibly hear, That naught will I hold on earth so dear Which may entangle my soul therein […]

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An Abuja poolside sit- out with Niyi Osundare

Olusunle, Osundare and Nyitse By Tunde Olusunle Typical of the extremely organised personality that he is, the multiple award-winning poet, Niyi Osundare, had already “served notice” of his imminent visit to Nigeria, weeks before he came. He had been invited by the organisers of the “Nigerian National Order of Merit,” (NNOM), to deliver a lecture […]

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The successful woman!

By Charles Ayo Dada In many circles And for reasons perplexing and inexplicable It is said That many are the men Who are intimidated by “successful” women. Pray tell, who is the successful woman? What does she radiate, embody, and represent? Would you deem her successful based on her material worth Her position at work […]

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Cry for me

By Victor Emmanuel Uwah Cry for me while I am yet on earth, Before I depart from it in death, That the Lord may perchance for your sake My earthly sojourn rewarding make. Cry, and the Lord may possibly hear, That naught will I hold on earth so dear Which may entangle my soul therein […]

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Trapped under rubbles

By Ben Ezeohagwu I Final Prayer! trapped under rubbles, bent position several hours of rumbles, so weak at that point, dead bodies everywhere, bricks had fallen on workers, struggling to breathe, cloudy and dark everywhere, as if end had come without bubbles. II Immense tragedy, wrapped in karmic debts, paving way for credits, figures of […]

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