SWEET DISTRACTION | By: Membis Okorie C.

Having you with meFeels like conquering the whole worldAnd looking at your picturesShows me beauty I never knew existed That first glance of youBrought me back to lifeThen your words healed my woundsMelted my soul and took away my senses Like morning rays on sprouting rosesYou beautify every momentAnd like evening stars on the roof … Continue reading SWEET DISTRACTION | By: Membis Okorie C.

For a Rebirth of Love

Nnekasi,I bring you before the streamFor a rebirth A fish is no stranger in the oceanAnd what one loves, he washes Nnekasi,I have come to baptize youAnd name you after us Lock your hands in mine.When everything else falls,We shall remain. Photo by Naveen Annam on Pexels.com

FADING BEAUTY | By: Odudu-God Ekan

The Woman's Plight Reality; the woman's fearOf losing her admired gloryStrongly straightly standing breastAnd her unforced dancing bombomHer life seems to be set in gearShe frowns at her age storyFor now, she's in-beauty dressedLike the white lady from London. Lost in the Web of her beautyAnd of unnumbered admirersShe walks feeling very cockyDeleting and adding … Continue reading FADING BEAUTY | By: Odudu-God Ekan

BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.

Memories of Boyhood Boyhood didn't last long enoughBut like the blink of an eyeOur darkness meshed with brightnessAnd gave birth to sweet sights in balanceMaybe, boyhood lasted for just a weekAnd six of the seven, we were sick Boyhood didn't last long enoughOur girls were too shy, secretive and toughThey failed to appreciate the loveThat … Continue reading BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.

LOST BATTLE | By: Odudu-God Ekan

In Honour Of Our Gallant Heros In bleating sound of echoing guns,Unstopped to 'n' fro traveling of unseen bullets,And banging bashing smashing bombs.Those tympanicing clangs we shunned,Triggers pulled like mere crickets,The bloom was doomed for our tombs. Dashed fears,Caged Worries,Barricaded nervosity.To stinking littered corpes; we covered our nares,wiped our memories of home sweet stories,As we … Continue reading LOST BATTLE | By: Odudu-God Ekan

MONEY: – LEGAL TENDER | By: Collins Joe

Money: A generally accepted means of exchange.A measurement of valueA legal tenderA social binding contract of entitlement to wealth.A social classifierWhen money speaks every other idea is put on hold.Money makes the world go roundMoney is indispensable. Money is vitalIt gives vitalityIt gives viabilityIt gives velocityIt gives veracityIt's a vitamin for healthy livingIt deficiency sickens … Continue reading MONEY: – LEGAL TENDER | By: Collins Joe

Sadist

They are just sadistSome people are just sadistThey can never for a reason smile, even when they have every cause to..rather they prefer their face in it's ugly nature and bitter at heart...why?? They are just sadistThey prefer to die with their burdenThan discuss with people around, forgetting 'a problem discussed is a problem half … Continue reading Sadist

ENGLISH GRAMMAR REVIEW 02: The Correct Usage for “My name is… OR My names are…”

My name is….ORMy names are… is one of the challenging factor among English speaking persons while at the Verge of introducing his/herself to the masses. Ok!As simple as that may sound, few guys out there are confused on which one to use when introducing themselves. I watched a recorded video call by Mr. P, introducing … Continue reading ENGLISH GRAMMAR REVIEW 02: The Correct Usage for “My name is… OR My names are…”

ALL GIRLS ARE THE SAME | By: Membis Okorie C.

All girls are the sameThey come with sharp bladesSoaked with viper's vernomPush love into the brainAnd when you get insaneThey turn you to a walking dead Black girls aren't differentThey are same as WhiteOverdose comes in different coloursBut they all end up killing boys Beautiful faces with ugly heartsWho still have faith in love?All girls … Continue reading ALL GIRLS ARE THE SAME | By: Membis Okorie C.

IMITATION

Imitation is the simplest way of learning, that is why educationists proposed "learning by doing" as a means of teaching pupils. To a child, just do and let me reproduce it, take the lead and let me follow. Have you wondered why your children hardly learn from all the theories and things you're teaching them? … Continue reading IMITATION

English Grammar Review 01: -There is (will be) no school Tomorrow.

If you grew up in West Africa; and/or learnt English as a second language, then the above expression isn't strange to you. SCHOOLSchool is an institution for educating children, or where instruction is given in a particular discipline. Having that in mind, it means that the institution does not stop to exist when school's activities … Continue reading English Grammar Review 01: -There is (will be) no school Tomorrow.

GUILT CONDEMNATION and CONVICTION | By Collins Joe

Guilt is the responsibility or awareness of wrong done.Repentance; to be sorry for sin as morally evil, and seek forgiveness, or to cease to love and practice sin.Both conviction and condemnation point that you have done wrong, but the direction they're leading you differs. Let me start by differentiating between voice of conviction and voice … Continue reading GUILT CONDEMNATION and CONVICTION | By Collins Joe

WE CAN’T BREATHE | By: Tr Odudu-God Ekan

As we join forces with blacks in America,Let us not forget what is happening in Nigeria. Unemployment Like facemask,Has blocked our noses,And stopped us from breathing.We blacks have been given a difficult task,To survive on 'Yes sir!' to our Bosses,As the enjoy, kicking, beating, insulting and sacking.So,Let the Nigerian youths echo,Without any restrain say;"We Can't … Continue reading WE CAN’T BREATHE | By: Tr Odudu-God Ekan

Help

They say that abandonment is a wound that never heals. I say only that an abandoned child never forgets.Mario Balotelli A child is born!With no one to call a fatherNo one to call a motherWhere could she have possibly gone wrong? Left to the cold hands of the streetForced to steal or have no foodTrained … Continue reading Help

Beware!!

BEWARE OF THE FOLLOWING: Beware! When prayer becomes a difficult thing for you.Beware! When fasting is becoming a history in your spiritual timetable.Beware! When you no longer enjoy reading the word of God.Beware! When attending church programme is becoming a burden rather than a blessing To you.Beware! When living a life of holiness is appearing … Continue reading Beware!!

Humanity

humanityreligion rented your tentyou are left homelessat the mercy of corrosive rainlacerating sun humanityreligion rented your garmentyou are left bare helplesswith your body maimedby the arrows of lies humanityreligion has stolen your foodfeeding you with odiumsthat has left you grasping for breath

Addiction

Addiction work at suppressing emotions.Alcohol suppresses fear.Nicotine suppresses anger.Marijuana suppresses sadness.Pleasure hides pain.Compulsivity hides anxiety.Fantasy hides shame.Depravation hides terror.And as far as other addictions are concerned - such as sex, masturbation, love, food, sugar, gambling, spending and codependency tends to hide one form of emotion or the other. Ironically, the very act of avoiding our … Continue reading Addiction

“I can’t breathe” | In memory of George Floyd

He called out to his Mom… Who died 2 years ago on this same day Handcuffed.Face Down.Knee on his neck.They did nothing. His nose bleed.His body trembled.He lost control of his bladder.They did nothing. He called the officer "Sir."They did nothing. He begged for his life.He begged for water.He begged for mercy.They did nothing. He … Continue reading “I can’t breathe” | In memory of George Floyd

ENEMY AT DAWN

Where went thee?Dearest MiracleWho called thee?When mostly neededBy NASELSITESWhy must this call,Be answered this noonWho gave us this wine?Full of blue mimosa Our burdens you took,Upon your head like hair.Again we ask "why now"What happened to the future?You told us it's brighter than sunWhat happened to AIFCE?What about NASELSITESWhat should we tell them? You leave … Continue reading ENEMY AT DAWN

Seven (7) Prayers for June

He is our booster for Life. He can always guide and direct our path. Therefore, we should learn to Pray for a better tomorrow. Smiles will come your way just as Favour locates you in this New Month of June. Amen. Our Prayer For June. Happy New Month all💖

THE STRONG

At a dirty water The lion did claim That the poor little lamb Did stir the dirt Which flows to him upstream Himself the king of the beast What a lie to find fault! Did water flow upstream? The excuse of the strong To oppress the poor

IMPLICATION OF NATIONALISM ON NIGERIA EDUCATION SYSTEM

INTRODUCTION Nationalism is one of the most disputed and controversial concepts in social sciences. This is due to the fact that the concept is heavily laden with ideological, religious, ethnic, racial and socio-economic emotional undercurrents. Indeed, nationalism has become a very powerful force in modern history. It could be described as a double-edged sword; it … Continue reading IMPLICATION OF NATIONALISM ON NIGERIA EDUCATION SYSTEM