'YAS' are my initials and 'Niger' links me to my River Niger origins. I am a male Nigerian writer and poet of Hausa origins, who has been writing unprofessionally for over twenty years prior to publishing. I write quite unconventionally, with a huge preference for simple poetry and philosophical prose, predominantly reflecting on personal experiences in a removed but yet assertive manner. I tend to linger on my African orientation and my substantive views of secular relationships, as they relate to the civilized world in general.see more