Archives for August 2014

Cissus Populnea & Irvingia Gabonensis : Comparative Study On Acceptability As Soup Thickner

Cissus Populnea & Irvingia Gabonensis : Comparative Study On Acceptability As Soup Thickner

The plant Cissus Populnea belongs to the family Amplidacea (Vitaceae) the plant is 2 to 3m high semi-circular which grows in the savannah and is widely distributed in Senegal, Sudan, Uganda, Abyssinia and Nigeria (Hutchinson and Daniel, 1958). It is commonly known as ‘okoho’ by the Idoma’s, Igbo and Igala tribes of Nigeria, ‘Dafara’ (Kano, Zaria); ‘Latutuwa’ (Katsina) by the Hausa language of the indicated towns of Northern Nigeria (Gbile, 1980); ‘Ajara’ or ‘Orogboro’ by the Yoruba tribes of Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria (Ibrahim et al 2011). [Read more…]

Effects Of Pornographic Films On Nigerian Youths

Effects Of Pornographic Films On Nigerian Youths

The history of pornography dates back to pre-modern era and from that point on, there has been many works produced with highly sexual themes.

First, were the pornographic images of care paintings by the Roman Pottery and Sculpture; the writings of well-known Authors and Poets such as Pietro-Aretino (a 15th century Italian Writer), D. H. Lawrence (a British Novelist) and other famous paintings such as “Venus of Urbino” by Titian, “Les Demoiselles d’ Avignon” by Picasso and many more. [Read more…]