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POEM OF THE WEEK: THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POEM BY EFE PAUL AZINO October 23, 2020 – Posted in: Poetry

Two weeks ago, young Nigerians in most part of the country took to the streets to protest against SARS  – #ENDSARS. However, rather that the government to listen to the cries of the youths and act on the 5for5 request, they mobilized military men to the Lekki Toll Gate and these military men shot at unarmed protesters. That particular gruesome act, now known as the Lekki Massacre, triggered and spread pain, hurt and violence across the…

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POEM OF THE WEEK: REVOLUTION BY WANA UDOBANG October 15, 2020 – Posted in: Poetry

We are currently experiencing a revolution in Nigeria. Youths are speaking up! Everyone is acting, tweeting, re-tweeting, protesting, donating! What a time to be alive in Nigeria! We have decided to begin a weekly poetry series. And it is only right that we begin with this powerful poem by Wana Udobang. In her words – “This poem came to me at a time when I was deeply in need of affirmation.” Enjoy! REVOLUTION BY WANA…

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