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Stella Ndukaife Ifeoma – Sokoto

My Naija! My pride! Who is she? Tall she stands In the midst of her peers; Graceful like a peacock Yet her beauty unseen! Who is she? Sad her looks, Haunted by the sins of her children With memories of the past, Yet her love untamed! Who is she?...

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Banji Theophilus Femi – Lagos

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE!   Land: where the sun rises in the East and sets in the West   And heat clothes her with black skin   For strong are the tools in her hand,   That cultivate to harvest the produce of her land   From her breast,...

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ikenna keke i – Enugu

My naija, my pride With torn clothes and a bruised lip She still manages to share a smile On her head are wares to be sold And a step mother waiting at home She gets little care in return But wont stop giving her best Beauty, nature adorned her...

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Uwa Rosemary Nkem – Lagos

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE!  A Nation whose Evolution dated back to 1849 Once Enslaved But yet gained Her freedom In the year 1960 A Nation held hostage By corruption, But yet the people stand strong My Pride lies In this land Where the culture so important to the people...

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NASIRU ISMAILA ADAMU – Kano

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE…! She came. She is alive, after 54 years. Her eyes said it all mist. She’d been living in a mortal pain. Who she’d trusted had failed her, yet, she didn’t trembled, Neither does she flinched… she stood ram- rod, like a rock. The future her...

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Kelechi Iheanachor Richard – Lagos

A land once lush and green, Virile and fertile, Fattened reserves from dignified labour, Then the discovery, Greed rears its grotesque head, In its entourage, Nepotism, marginalisation, bribery and corruption, A deprived populace in lack of leadership, Restive youth clamouring for direction, Rumpus instigated by mortification, Balls of fire...

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Obehioya Aigiomawu Ik – Benin

MY NAIJA! MY PRIDE! Beautiful bride adorned in green and white lashes fluttering coyness acting feigning ignorance of her abilities catwalking amidst jeers a kiss on her north i embrace her east and west i massage her south she knows the way to my heart fishes swim in the...

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LORITA ADAEZE OMUOJINE – Abuja

MY NAIJA….MY PRIDE When I saw this title, I was like my Naija my Pride? Really? Is there anything to be proud about? I woke up this morning, there was no light, but before I get depressed about that, I quickly remember there has been no light for so...

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prisca ilozumba chinonye – Lagos

On the 1st of October 1960 a new country originated she was christened Nigeria today, she is made up of rich human and natural resources. Oshodi! Oshodi! the bus conductor screamed, as some people entered, he tried to lure others in, the drivers sat at the park, eating breakfast...

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ubabuko mmesoma praise – Nnewi

When I struggle for a better tomorrow, I struggle not for my self, I struggle for a better generation, Because nigeria is my pride. I joined forces to keep the flag flying, I joined hands to let the light shine, I do it not for just a better tomorrow,but...

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