Audiobook of Commoner’s Speech now available on iTunes Spotify Google Store


It is our delight at Akewi Arts House to announce that, the Audiobook of Commoner’s Speech is now available on ITunes, Spotify, Google Store and other online musical stores . This is a big opportunity of listening to the revolutionary poems of ENOCH OJOTISA.

Saxophone vibes of Enoch Ojotisa at Windmill Lane Recording Studios.

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the art of writing is within the soul,

but to a gifted soul, every sound is a musical note.

Podcast— ENOCH OJOTISA on Dublin South 93.9 FM

Here’s the link to listen to the interview of ENOCH OJOTISA, the author of (Commoner’s Speech) and (Cries From The Ocean).

ENOCH OJOTISA, the African revolutionary poet*

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ENOCH OJOTISA hails from Ibadan, in Oyo state Nigeria. He is a lawyer, writer, poet, and a devoted African cultural revolutionary. He published the collection of poetry titled “Commoner’s Speech” first in September 2011, which was when he was in his fourth year at the prestigious OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, while studying law as an undergraduate. He republished the book in 2014 with a publishing company in the United Kingdom. The book is sold on over 2000 online websites and stores. The book has been performed both as spoken word poetry and as a moving-theatre, at public venues freely for the people in several places by his arts oriented company, #Akewi-Arts-House. He recently concluded works on the audio version of “Commoner’s Speech” which is scheduled to be released in July 2016. The book can be purchased on major sales websites such as;

COMMONER’S SPEECH is a collection of poems, which informs the outside world of Africans; mostly, of the tribulations that are enshrined in their civilization. It relates simultaneously, the edifying cum philosophical ethics that have gone into oblivion; and newly transferred neo-millennium anti-African social norms. Actually, it has lucratively navigated the root of our political implosions, which have caused the twinge of power which Africa now experience all over her territories. But in other to save Africa from a misleading notion of ‘hasty generalization’, the author, ENOCH OJOTISA, decided to use the political on- goings in Nigeria, as a metaphorical cushion in place of Africa.



ENOCH OJOTISA has successfully opened eyes of willingly Africans to magnitude of history, culture, tradition and quality liberty of belief in Africans as African born, as paraphernalia of change for a recovered Africa. Apart from revealing the façade behind the nations’ wealth of mineral resources, which have been traded with corrupt imperialist countries’ support, by African rulers: the piece, COMMONER’S SPEECH, also reveals the besmirched fashion madness, which like a disease has infected a large cut of women in the social order.

The book, COMMONER’S SPEECH, narrates a cavernous legend of hurts that students’ movement leaders have passed through. Bags of students’ movement leaders, who out of true fortitude of change and revolution suffered a great cause were mentioned and fittingly praised. The spirit behind ‘COMMONER’S SPEECH’ is a clarion call to stand up and back the revolution of change in the country.



CRIES FROM THE OCEAN was recently written by ENOCH OJOTISA, and was published by his own arts encompassing company, Akewi-Arts-House ( The book was published on the 29th of July 2015 online only; and can also be ordered in print via major marketing websites such as

This time around unlike his first collection of poetry, CRIES FROM THE OCEAN is more of African cultural thoughts and spiritual dispositions that have long being forgotten. This book tries to lure its readers through the means of spitting fire of life into the Yoruba gods; depicting them as means of communication with Yoruba cultural heritage. The book also brings to attention, the philosophical magnitude in the ancient poetic gift that is bestowed upon ENOCH OJOTISA.

Lastly, as an African revolutionary, ENOCH OJOTISA dazzles the minds of his readers by reinstating the unflinching support for activism at all facet of life by writing poems such as The Jailer’s Lamentations, The Nation in the Dark etc. Presently, ENOCH OJOTISA is into printing, publishing, media, Editing, photography, and music. In fact, he is a professional Afrobeat Saxophonist. He is currently open to any good musical opportunity thrown at him. He has to his credit being into music for the past twelve (12) years. Other details about him and his works can be found on  and he can be reached through his email ( He is on Facebook as ENOCH OJOTISA (Akewi).

New title Coming Soon!


Enoch Ojotisa’s new title, “Cries From The Ocean” is coming out soon!!!

His new work is a collection of poetry which is more focused on Africa and its roots.

This title will be published by #AkewiArtsHouse.

The title will be first available in its electronic version.

Watch out on this website and his social media accounts for details soon.

Thank you.