Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hassan Yahaya Taiwo – Lagos

Pen to paper Let me scribble But, my thoughts are unformed Like babies unborn When the mind is pregnant with ideas but can’t deliver What medical condition do we then term that? When laziness surpasses literary prowess What social condition do we also term it? What new jargon will...

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Tunray Femi Esther – Lagos

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE! Alone and lonely, tired and lost; Like a child in the wilderness no dad or mum; Seeking help and guidance at every possible cost, All she heard was silence not the faintest hum. The sun burned through her skin though she cared less; Till her...

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Chris Odogwu Chinedu – Abuja

My Naija! My Pride! Playing in the sands on bare feet and naked save for the torn panties on my tiny waist, my first memories of what I would later realise to be my country were the different names of my playmates who were always lost in their world...

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Adah Adah Agiake – Calabar

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE! The name Nigeria is fondly shortened and widely accepted as Naija by majority of its citizens, this is influenced by our local Pidgin English. Nigeria is a federal constitutional republic located in the West African sub region comprising of thirty six states and a federal...

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Olawale Okunola Oladehinde -Lagos

MY NAIJA MY PRIDE I’ve Received Many Knocks but How I Wish They Were on the Door (Investors) I’m Not Growing Fast Enough for Them but There Are Positives For Sure I’m 54 But Everyone Expects The Same Of Me As A 200 Year Old Despite My Shortcomings I...

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Tara Olakiitan Amoke – Ibadan

Dedicated to the memories of my unkown fathers and mothers who have trudged on the path of slavery;a journey taken in the utmost act of wickedness,one of no return.I may not feel your pain but I understand   Begrudging moments that seems like a millenium has flown by  ...

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Jabe Abang Obun – Calabar

My NIJA!MY PRIDE Nigeria: a country so blessed with natural and human resources, the giant of Africa indeed! With diverse cultures and traditions as well as languages. It is indeed soothing to know that I come from this part of Africa, proudly Nigerian. It is true that challenges are...

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Enyinna Evuleocha Steve – Owerri

MY NAIJA, MY PRIDE Hidden in the core of the deep, a nation emerges A bountiful Land of Promise crafted to her very edges The Treasure Base of the Nation sheathed deep in her Rivers Priceless as a Jewel in the Savannah, her Gombe glimmers Beckoned upon am I...

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Promise Omorodion Ozioma – Lagos

       My Naija……. My Pride.. ‘Tis my root; a fertile black land A people many and dispersed all over the globe I am one of them A breed from the blazing hope We have drank from the cup of slavery Seeing at intervals we close to the...

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Jenifer Anthony – Lagos

I LOVE YOU NIGERIA I love you, in that richly flavoured Salt of Kiana, that whistling wealth Of waterfall of Farin wiwa, where Foreigners finds bliss. Oh Nasarawa! I love you, in your structural detail Of creativity,in that hat-carved military Fancy, stringed with gilded Lights Of Lagos. Oh National...

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