The blessed souljahs and guardians of Nigeria's future are poets that have began a movement across the violent and bloodstained villages of the Delta. Poet and recording artist Ellis Ebakor sings about CHANGE and Poet Ken Bena has published the book "Anti-Cultism" a handbook he has taken to the "secondary" schools where teens have often become recruited into the gangs of the Niger Delta.
(Abuja) - For six weeks in July and August 2007, dozens of people were killed and more than 150 injured when armed gangs – competing for a greater share of illegal state government handouts – staged pitched battles in the streets of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Using automatic weapons, explosives, and machetes, the gangs not only fought each other, but blighted the lives of ordinary Nigerians read further...
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