Nigeria: A nation of drama, a poem by Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu

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Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu
Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu

I
Nigeria, a nation of drama,
full of grama of bandits, abductions,
ransoms, Boko-Harams, Fulani herdsmen.

II
Nigeria, a nation of drama,
full of kama of corruption, greed,
poverty, depression, bloodshed.

III
Nigeria, a nation of drama,
full of rama of reps, gunmen,
bullets, ballots, fallouts.

IV
Nigeria, a nation of drama,
full of trauma of policies, bills,
inflations, invasions, floods.

V
Nigeria, a nation of drama,
full of fracas of disguises, intrigues,
furies, bullies, dogmas.

Ben Ezeohagwu won the Onigraffiks Prize for literature (2017).  He is Professor of Graphonomy and Chancellor, African American University, Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin and can be reached at Email: benezeohagwu@yahoo.com, www.africanamericanuniversity.org, 08173175540.

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