Miscellaneous / The Pontifical Papers

#BORNOMASSACRE: A 22-POINT OUTCRY | By Ayo Sogunro

1.      A time comes in the evolution of any country when it becomes necessary for its citizens to take stock of the national affairs and frankly assess the suitability of the men and women who have been empowered as the proprietors of the nation’s undertakings. 2.      This examination is necessary. Continued disinterest … Continue reading

Poetry

THE LAGOS BUS DRIVEN | A few sombre lines by Ayo Sogunro

First, the sweat—which gathering mass in the heat Doubles up, proportional to the frequency of bus-stops. Stopping? Pause. You curse. “Driver! Move this thing.” The syllables short and sharp. It’s always inevitable, This conflict of interest. The empty seats must be filled But the filled seats must be moved. “DRIVER! MOVE!” He heard: bus sways. … Continue reading