By: Nnamdi Ochi It never really goes silent It slips between the gaps, Seeps into the cracks But to occupy the space is unnatural The animals cry The insects chirp and buzz The lazy wind rushes loudly by The light announce themselves with cheers And those who stay awake like […]

We Were Here

By: Samuel Olowolayemo The seeds of our past choice lay barren, on marsh,  like the infertile eggs of mother hen. We have turned round the seasons of the year, but they’ve refused to grow, we made the wrong choice.   A new chance is bequeathed upon us.  Let’s chart a […]

I Love You No More

Be it far that I be enthralled to you  Your love will I interchange for leaven  As chicks despise the hunting raven  Will I hate words that from your heart ensue    The things I love about you are no more  Gone with the spell cast on the eye of […]



By: John ‘Dare Okafor   Moonlight tales are tails without bodies, They are fictions that strike no reality. They don’t include tales like ours; Tales of scarlet streets.   Green and blue bulbs dance at night, With lips laden with glossy danger, Hips graced with flesh to incite boners, And […]

Death Is Not Your Enemy

By: Chibor James And life,  This undulating mess of Victories and sob stories Is made perfect  In death.  Is death not The reason we want to live?  Is death not  The reason we want more out of life?  The real reason we demand more?  Death is not your enemy.  If […]



looking back to the days when they came just like thieves at night with our eyes widely open; looking like unwary strangers in our land. they brought peace, as they claimed, accompanied with truths and lies   we thought it was a blessing; we thought our fears would be conquered. […]

University of Ibadan fresher

Love is against You

Arewa, Why are you so unfortunate? That every man promised To be the crown of your head But they all ended up playing you Arewa, I heard about Adisa The accursed man that crushed your heart He broke your heart and sold your soul Why are you so unfortunate? Arewa, […]


The glory of the former Is soon surpassing the latter The days of sound drills Are remembered with no thrills What lie only are tales of days of old When education was like gold When the institution, though not at its best Strove to produce the best Laxity has seized […]