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Eighteen.

6 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Eighteen - depressed and confusedOn how to do and start it allThe step ahead is steepHow do I climb, stay and move on?These thoughts live rent-free in my head The scares from friendsTheir stories and experiencesMake me feel a little less confidentW...

She Wandered.

5 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

I wandered lonely like a white cloud amidst the deep blue skyFloating from one side to the other, affecting the colour When my sorrow comes like thisShe loves the withered treeThe dark moonless nightsShe loves the cold and baremorning fog before th...

Forging On...

4 Oct 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Olawalium

Even as kids, when we were growingPrayers were given order of importanceBefore praying for the country to get betterWe pray for our escape from the countryNews about going to a foreign countryHave always been good newsNo matter what the country isI...

Inward Beast.

4 Oct 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Olawalium

  On your first encounter with himYou will see an innocent being - Pure, while a perfect smile completes his angelic featuresBut to us, he is the devil in human form... Dinner tonight comes with belt lashesAnd thunderous slams accompanied with slaps...

I Am A Dreamer.

2 Oct 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Olawalium

I am a dreamer - A functioning dreamerI gaze at nature in wonder From the birds to the sea From the sun to the moon and stars I sit and dream about being themWhat would it be like to be a bird?Flying freely about, happily What would it be like to b...

Life, All Over Again...

1 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

If I had my life to live over againI would think long and hardOn what memory do I want to recreateBut I guess I would fail to come up with just oneI would have tons of them lined up in my headWaiting for their turn and moment to witness life again...

Loneliness.

30 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

A friend asked me if I was still lonely and I answered her;Loneliness is not a windIt does not come and go like it was never there It's a neighbour or maybe a co-owner of your living spaceIt follows you wherever you goAnd it comes when the conditio...

Did Mama Lie To Me?

29 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Mama calls me her little princessPapa tells me I am the most beautiful girl to him She tells me to not be sadThat my eyes are prettyAnd my face is perfectShe says I have to be beautiful on the inside too But I got to the outside worldand people cal...

Sinful Samaritan.

29 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Sinfully righteousI'm the perfect child for comparisonsMy mother tells her friendsThat her child is nothing but exceptional My father tells his colleaguesThat he has raised the best of offspring;Obedient and respectful Who will tell themThat their...

E-NAIRA: NIGERIA’S NEW DAWN FOR INDEX COOP

29 Sep 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Khaleb

 Reactions have trailed the Central Bank of Nigeria’s announcement and proposal to launch the e-Naira, Nigeria’s digital currency. The first being that despite the country’s ban on cryptocurrency-related activities, it has gone ahead with a product t...