Solomon O. Olaniyan is an indigene of Ipapo, Oyo State, where he grew and had his Primary and Secondary Education. Olaniyan is of the Department of English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he had both his B.A and M.A degrees. He is currently a teaching assistant at the General Studies Programme Unit, University of Ibadan. His research areas include postcolonial African literature and sociology of literature. He has published articles in both local and international learned journals. Olaniyan enjoys writing poetry especially, poetry of societal relevance fraught with “lampoonish” lexical coinages. Read his poems: Dear Representathieves, Committee Country, and We are a Nation.