Of Sharks and Remoras

It was my secondary school biology teacher that first introduced the concept of Commensalism to me. In a Commensal relationship, one party benefits immensely while the other is grossly unaffected. One of such notable relationships is that of the Sharks and the very tiny Remoras. By attaching itself to a leopard shark, a remora is […]

Now that Crude Oil is Cheap [Poetry]

The wonder oil wasn’t it called? Making notoriety out of previous day peasants!, Like newly wedded brides, our neighbors envied we not? When the money oil gushed out of our soils. Where flee thee inhabitants of the Niger Area? Now that crude oil is cheap! Our hoes and cutlasses hastily we abandoned, Our Cocoa farmers […]