BLAZING HOT (ISSUE 4)

Blazing Hot (Issue 4)   THE SUN WILL RISE AGAIN by Noah Oladele Memories are journeys we come into beyond the walls of the mind – like Chibok, closing in, slowly, to an early embrace;   an embrace that chokes into a fragile submission; for we are all travellers waiting for the first sign of […]

SPOKEN WAVES (ISSUE 4)

Spoken Waves (Issue 4)   Can we meet you? My parents named me Ehijie Gabriel but I’m better known by my stage name, ‘ArchAngel’. I hail from the Esan speaking part of Edo state, southern Nigeria and I am currently studying petrochemical engineering at the University of Lagos. I’m a spoken word artiste and a […]

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 4)

POETIC INSIGHT (ISSUE 4) POETRY IN WAR by Oladele Babajamu   There is ink in my Gun. Corked and ready to fire …   I am not Napoleon Bonaparte the artillery wizard that fires  trajectory So hide thyself not from my fire I am the Bard on the field with Ink  in my Gun Ready to […]

CRISPY SATIRE (ISSUE 4)

CRISPY SATIRE (ISSUE 4) NOT MY CUP OF TEA by  John Chizoba Vincent If they like let petrol be one thousand Naira at the station, It is not my business, not at all I will still have my tea taken Every morning with Agege bread. If they like let them not find The hungry budget […]

PUEM FO NAIJA LANGUEJ (ISSUE 4)

PUEM FO NAIJA LANGUEJ (ISSUE 4)   GRA GRA NO DU AM by Albert Seraphin   Yu spred chest laik gosip Kari mozul laik ‘war’ ship Yu yuz ayon tek du shoda De waka laik ongri gorila Yu de jomp op an daun Laik jangorova we si moni fo graund Bros, koshon yo mora Evritin […]

FOOD POETRY (ISSUE 4)

Food Poetry (Issue 4)   WHAT KILLED UNCLE JOE by Pace Ejikem   Uncle Joe always had on a shirt of white, And a black or brown pair of pants to match. But his clothing wasn’t just of any size, It was of extra extra large.   Uncle Joe, our big fat neighbour With a […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE 2016 – THE PRIZE WINNERS

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is delighted to announce the prize winners for the maiden edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize which was declared open to submissions on 15th January, 2016 at the University of Ibadan. Closing to submissions on 15th March, entries numbering 400 were received from students drawn from 64 tertiary institutions within […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE 2016 – THE SHORTLIST

Following the announcement of the longlist for the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2016 made on 6th June, 2016, the longlisted entries were further examined by the Judging Panel in order to arrive at the shortlist. Consequently, Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the shortlist for NSPP 2016. The shortlisted entries in no particular […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE 2016 – THE LONGLIST

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is delighted to announce the longlist for the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2016 which was declared open to submissions on 15th January, 2016 amidst positive reactions. Upon closure, entries numbering 400 were received from students drawn from 64 tertiary institutions, viz, Federal Universities & Polytechnics, State Universities & Polytechnics, Private Universities, […]

PIN QUARTERLY JOURNAL (ISSUE 4): CALL FOR SUBMISSION

Building on the remarkable success of previous editions of PIN Quarterly Journal, Poets in Nigeria (PIN) calls for entries aligning with various columns of the journal due for release in the first week of July, 2016. The columns listed below are opened to corresponding entries: CRISPY SATIRE: features poems with satirical attributes. POETIC INSIGHT: features […]

PIN Quarterly Journal (Issue 3)

PIN Quarterly Journal (Issue 3) Editor’s Note The 3rd issue of the PIN Quarterly Journal featuring 13 compelling columns is ready to be read, critiqued and enjoyed by all. Heeding the Call for Submission made in February 2016, entries spanning the advertised columns were received and subjected to intense assessment for selection. On the home […]