What makes dog go mad?

Dogs go mad because of rabies, a viral infection. This virus infects the brain and the spinal cord. Rabies does infect not only dogs, it infects many other warm-blooded animals as well. Dogs are the only animal that can spread this deadly disease to man through bite. A bite causes […]

What are birthmarks?

Skin is the outer covering on the bodies of animals or human beings. It protects muscles, bones and the internal organs. As it is in direct contact with the environment, it protects the body from viruses, parasites, etc. Other functions of the skin are insulation, temperature regulation and sensation. It […]

Illusion, Thought and Light

What is an optical illusion? Optical illusion is a trick played by our eyes on us. When we see an object, the actual image detection is done by our brain. The cells in the brain are the real decision makers about what the eyes are seeing. In case of an […]

Unspoken Words

  UNSPOKEN WORDS – PERPETUA UKAKOGU   Is this going to be the death of me? Can’t he see right through me? That I am going to rip my heart out Give it to him to hold To hear how my heat beats for him To feel that which I […]

My Lost Love

POETRY: MY LOST LOVE I remember the time When you would bring home chocolates you’d received at school Just so that you could give them to me And watch me smile. Every time you’d say, “I love you!” And I almost did… I remember the time When you would save […]

Nigerian Elections: A Democratic Deficit

Nigerian Elections: A Democratic Deficit By Omoshola Deji This piece is published across the local and foreign media platforms. Omoshola Deji is a political and public affairs analyst. First Osun. Then Kano. Now Kogi and Bayelsa states. The spate of violence during election brings doubt on Nigeria’s ability to get […]

Where do I go?

Where do I go When I’m feeling so lost and I don’t want to be found? When I’m looking and listening for that peace in my heart. But I know I’ll never hear that sound. Where do I go? Where do I go when I’m trying to laugh but all […]