I’ll Be Your Mirror

I’ll be your mirror Reflect what you are, in case you don’t know I’ll be the wind, the rain and the sunset The light on your door to show that you’re home When you think the night has seen your mind That inside you’re twisted and unkind Let me stand to show that you are […]

Reasons why people smoke and reasons to quit

Addiction to cigarettes is the most common and vicious of all the addictions, worse than heroin and more difficult to kick – and it is legal! There are 3,000 dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke. Regardless of this, people smoke for several reasons. When the nicotine in cigarette reaches the brain, it makes the head spin […]

Poetry collection

Voices; the journal of motions and emotions is due to be published in March. We seek to have between 20 – 30 contents on this edition. And we are ready to accommodate just 10 writers who are either poets or essayists. Each writer is allowed to submit a maximum of 5 contents in which the […]

Don’t Be a Prisoner of Your Past

Don’t let the gifts, the talents and the blessings deposited in you wither because you have been stuck with what were not right in your past. You have to release everything you have done wrong that is costing you your mission in life. You have to know it that a man that finds it difficult […]

Life is not fair

It is however true and sad to know that many of us are like the other brother in the story who allowed his doubts control his thoughts and crippled his destiny. We have to activate our destinies by avoiding stagnation and having a will to set out to those things called challenges. Victor Eshameh will […]

Things Happy People Are Aware Of

Being a happy person does not mean you are happy all the time, walking around with a smile plastered to your face and whistling to yourself. A generally happy person knows that feeling down now and then is fine, as long as they acknowledge it and don’t try to suppress or avoid it. “Truly happy […]

Dedication, Commitment is the Key

Challenge yourself today on what you can commit yourself to. Assign to yourself something you can dedicate your time to. It is never too late to dedicate or commit yourself to something. Age, academic qualifications, acceptance, negative people and other things are not enough to hold you down. Gbenga Adebambo advises, “We don’t stop having […]

WORK MISCONCEPTION IN NIGERIA

Frederick Lewis Donaldson while delivering a sermon in Westminster Abbey, London on March 20, 1925 said there are seven social sins and the very first of them is wealth without work. This implies that Frederick believes work brings about wealth. Others on the list are; pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science […]

THE TRANSFORMATION OF TIE AND DYE TEXTILE IN LAGOS

Nigeria has a good record of functional indigenous industries prior to the penetration of foreign exploration. In different parts of Nigeria, there were great indigenous industrialists who own and run the affairs of industries such as traditional soap making industry, blacksmithing, fishing industry, wood carving, traditional medicine, weaving/dying, wood/calabash carving, small scale farming, brewing/distilling industry, […]

How to regain your life after pregnancy

When I became a mother, I gained a love I’d never known the likes of before – but I also lost myself. At the time, I didn’t realise it was happening. I simply didn’t have time to. I was consumed with the humdrum routine of washing and feeding and doing the school and nursery run; […]

The Futility of Wisdom

“Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes. The sun rises and the sun sets, then hurries around to rise again. The wind blows south, and then turns north. Around and around it […]

5 SIGNS THAT SHOWS YOUR DOG IS LONELY

We all want our dogs to live full, happy lives, but sometimes our jam-packed schedules and busy routines can sadly result in our pups feeling lonely and isolated.🐶🐕Dogs’ personalities are as individual as humans’, so their reasons for feeling lonely may vary depending on their different circumstances. While it’s not always easy to identify just […]

Baby Blues: Depression after Childbirth

The “baby blues” are mood swings caused by hormonal changes. In all likelihood this period of feeling low one minute and euphoric the next won’t last beyond the first week but you’ll still need a lot of support to get you through it. Maybe the “baby blues” are a natural sign to those around you […]

Why is fire so hot?

The answer to this question is really in the fire itself. Fire is a chemical reaction that occurs very quickly and gives off heat and light. The most common is the chemical action between oxygen and fuel. If heat and light are given off, you have fire! To make a fire, three things are necessary. […]

OMG! PSR

There is a rumor in town. And guess what, I have brought the rumor to you right here. Get all the information you need to know about any place: shopping mall, restaurants, hotels, fast-food, amusement parks, event centres and lots more. Yout might love to sign-up for alerts on all freebies, gifts and promos. Perpetua […]

Nigerian Elections: A Democratic Deficit

The people of Kogi and Bayelsa trooped out on November 16 to elect their choice for the state’s top job. The exercise which should ordinarily be civil and peaceful was marred by unprecedented violence and electoral fraud. Gun-wielding thugs, aided by the security agencies, disrupted the electoral process from which Nigeria’s democracy is supposed to […]

Merry Christmas, Darling (Video)

Nigeria’s sensational singer and songwriter, Timi Dakolo features British singer, Emeli Sande in his new Christmas song titled; ‘Merry Christmas Darling.’ The singer despite the ups and downs faced by the family this year, Timi has finally dusted off his mic to resume the flow of good music. And, we can guess that this Christmas […]

Weddings: BamBam and Teddy A

Their love story is believed to have started at the Most Viewed Nigeria Television Show, Big Brother Nigeria. And fortunately, this found love story did not end with the show, but has finally resulted to a Dubia-ious wedding. Just in case you are still wondering who I’m talking about, it is BamBam (Bamike Olawunmi) and […]

How to identify and avoid sycophant at workplace

Who is a Sycophant? The term sycophant has a negative connotation, because the person does not attempt to achieve their goals through hard work or sincerity. How to identify sycophants Someone who tries to get what they want, or earn someone’s respect, by using flattery on those people who would be able to influence their […]

Beautiful Ghosts

All that I wanted was to be wanted Too young to wander London streets, alone and haunted Born into nothing At least you have something, something to cling to Visions of dazzling rooms I’ll never get let into And the memories were lost long ago But at least you have beautiful ghosts Perilous night, their […]

Where Do Tears Come From?

After crying, a person may have to blow the nose to clear this drainage system of the excess amount of tears. The conjunctiva is a membrane that lines the inside of the eyelids and extends over the front of the white part of the eye. It produces mucus, a clear, slimy fluid that lubricates the […]

The History of Locks

When a person inserts the correct key, the key fits past the wards and moves a spring inside the lock. The spring is attached to a bolt or shackle – the curved part of a padlock’s body; and when the spring moves the bolt or shackle slides to a locked or unlocked position. Click to […]

Where Is The Golden Horn, Caracas, Winter Palace

The historic Winter Palace, completed in 1762 and is now part of the State Hermitage Museum, stands in the middle of the city of St Petersburg in Russia. The palace was the winter home of the Russian rulers, the Tsars. St Petersburg, formerly Leningrad, is Russia’s second largest city. Only Moscow, the capital, has a […]

What Are The Areas And Functions Of The Brain

The brain is the body’s control center. It keeps the body working smoothly and it looks after thoughts, feelings and memory. Different parts of the brain have different functions to perform. The largest part is called the cerebrum, or forebrain. It looks like a huge half-walnut. The cerebrum’s main job is to sort out and […]

Notable Memorials and Monuments in USA

In the 19th century, botanists named two newly discovered palm trees after George Washington: the Washington filifera (California fan palm) and the Washington robusta(Mexican fan palm). Both belong to the botanical family Washington arecaceae. Botanists also named two species of plants after Thomas Jefferson: the Jeffersonia diphylla (twin leaf) and Jefferson dubia (white petal) Click […]

Entrepreneurial Principles from Nigeria’s Top C.E.Os

Follow your passion. You should not just venture into things anyhow; it has to be something you are good at. Each of us has talents. When you lack passion for a thing, your effort will be wasted eventually. Learn and grow. Give yourself time to learn the important aspects of your trade before you set […]

WHAT WERE THESE RULES: HOME AND MEIJI RULE?

Under the emperor’s authority, Japan embarked on a program of modernization. In 1872, a group of Japanese politicians went on a tour of Europe and North America to learn more about industry, education and ways of life in the West. As a result, factories were built in Japan and the country started to change from […]

Love Lies

Sorry if it’s hard to catch my vibe, mmm I need a lover to trust, tell me you’re on my side Are you down for the ride? It’s not easy for someone to catch my eye But I’ve been waitin’ for you for my whole damn life For my whole lifetime. Click to complete reading

WHAT WAS EARLY MONASTIC LIFE LIKE?

In the AD 500s, an Italian named Benedict of Nursia drew up a set of rules for monks (or people in monasteries). All monks must be poor, unmarried and obedient. Monks wore simple robes, shaved their heads, and shard all their daily tasks. Click to complete reading

Tip On How To Keep Sugar Level Low

According to dietician Juliette Kellow, it is possible to delay and even stop the development of type 2 diabetes. The key is making some changes to your lifestyle. Primary among these changes is realizing and keeping a healthy weight. Whatever age bracket you are in now, it is time to realize this goal. You can […]

How To Keep Your Kids Save During Cold Weather

It’s here again – that time of year when everyone seems to unwittingly pass colds and other illnesses around. As every parent knows, kids can bring germs home from school and share them with the entire family, spreading illness at warp speed. In fact, 60 million school days are missed every year by children nationwide […]

I’ll Be Your Mirror

I’ll be your mirror Reflect what you are, in case you don’t know I’ll be the wind, the rain and the sunset The light on your door to show that you’re home When you think the night has seen your mind That inside you’re twisted and unkind Let me stand to show that you are […]

HOW DO AIRPLANES FLY?

As an airplane moves through the air, the air passes over the surface of its wings. These wings are shaped with a curved top surface and a flatter lower surface, which means that air passing over the top of the wing has to travel a little faster than that below the wing. This causes the […]

Who Is Victor Oladipo ‘The Masked Singer?’

For weeks now, fans have wondered if Pacers star Victor Oladipo is really a contestant on the masked singer. The latest episode of the show only seemed to fuel speculation. But if Oladipo is in fact on the show, he doesn’t appear to be letting the secret slip anytime soon. Which begs the question: with […]

HOW DANGEROUS ARE WHIRLPOOLS?

Whirlpools occur when two opposing currents meet. They cause the water to spin round very rapidly. Huge whirlpools at sea are normally caused by powerful tides. The most famous whirlpool in the Maelstrom, which appears between two islands off the coast of Norway. Sometimes this whirlpool is even strong enough small ships. Click to complete […]

HOW FAST DOES THE EARTH MOVE?

The earth has two motions – it spins on its own axis and it orbits around the Sun. Its rotation about an axis causes the rising and setting of the sun, moon, and stars and the changes from day to night. One complete turn of the earth actually takes 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4.091 […]

HOW DID THE NORMANS CHANGE BRITAIN?

The Normans introduced the feudal system to England. According to this system, the king owned all the land and others could hold land in exchange for providing services to the king. William the Conqueror appointed barons who were provided with estates taken from the original English earls. In return, the barons paid him taxes and […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

So really I’d better scurry (beautiful please don’t hurry) But maybe just a half a drink more (put some records on while I pour) The neighbors might think (baby, it’s bad out there) Say what’s in this drink? (no cabs to be had out there) I wish I knew how (your eyes are like starlight […]

HOW DOES AN EARTHQUAKE, TORNADO BEGIN?

A tornado is formed when huge masses of clouds moving in different directions meet. The air starts to spin in a spiral and a funnel of twisting air reaching out towards the ground. The low pressure inside the funnel sucks up the soil, dust and anything else it touches. Tornados are violent destructive whirlwind whose […]

HOW WAS ROME FOUNDED?

According to the legend, Rome was founded in 753BC by twin brothers called Romulus and Remus. The babies were raised by a she-wolf, having been abandoned by their uncle on the banks of the River Tiber. They were eventually rescued by a shepherd. Click to complete reading

WHERE DID ICE CREAM ORIGINATE?

The origination of ice cream can be traced back to Rome in the 4th century BCE. The Roman emperor Nero ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings. In the 13th century, Marco Polo learned the Chinese method of creating ice and milk concoctions and brought it back to Europe. […]

DO CRICKETS SING?

Crickets produce sound by rubbing their two front wings together. They hear sound with organs in their front legs. Their songs help male and female crickets find each other. Male tree crickets sing in chorus. Their song is a high-pitched treet-treet-treet. Click to complete reading