Dancing plague of 1518

August 17, 2020

Do you know about the dancing plague? Where as many as 400 people didn’t stop dancing for over 90 days till they died? In July 1518, residents of the city of Strasbourg (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) were struck by a sudden and seemingly uncontrollable urge to dance.. A woman whose name was […]

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HOW DERICO NWAMAMA BECAME THE MOST NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBER IN EASTERN NIGERIA.

August 2, 2020

  Okwudili Ndiwe, a 22-year old boy, also popularly known as ‘Derico Nwamama’, rose from being just a normal street miscreant to become the leader of a hard-hearted robbery gang that was identified with bloodsheds and flagrant violations for the rule of law. As Derico notoriety spread like wildfire among traders, they could hardly go […]

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The most Beautiful Tourist attractions in Nigeria

July 24, 2020

Tourism is an irreplaceable landmarks and serves as a great economic importance to every country who is naturally or artificially endowed with it. Nigeria as a country located in the western region of Africa is endow with a lot of tourist centres which attract people from different part of the world. Here are some of […]

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IGBO LANDING: MASS SUICIDE OF IGBO SLAVES OFF THE UNITED STATES COAST, 1803

July 23, 2020

  The Igbo Landing is a historic site at Dunbar Creek on St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Georgia, USA. It is the site of one of the largest mass suicides of enslaved people in history. Historians say Igbo captives from modern-day Nigeria, purchased for an average of $100 each by slave merchants John Couper and […]

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The Elongated Head of Mangbetu People

July 13, 2020

Here is an interesting historical fact of an elongated/portraits and ethnical believes indoctrination of a tribe in Africa. The MANGBETU people are of central African presently in the northeast of Democratic Republic Of Congo. This tribe is uniquely known for the practise of skull strain. Historically, The process of elongating the skull began at birth. […]

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The Real Meaning Of The Arabic Inscription On Naira Notes

June 13, 2020

THE REAL MEANING OF THE ARABIC INSCRIPTION ON NAIRA NOTES You must have observed the Arabic inscription conspicuously written on the Nigerian naira notes and may be wondering how come and the reason behind it. These inscriptions can be found on N5, N10, N20, N50, N100, N200, N500 and N1000 notes. Well, the Arabic inscription […]

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HISTORY OF BADAGRY

April 30, 2020

HISTORY OF BADAGRY Badagry, a coastal community in Lagos State, prides itself as cradle of civi­lization in Nigeria. Believed to have been founded in 1425 A.D, the town derived its name from the fusion of the name of its founder, a famous farm­er known as Agbedeh and the word “Greme”, which means farm in Ogu […]

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LATUNDE ODEKU, The First Black Neurosurgeon

April 30, 2020

LATUNDE ODEKU, the First Black Neurosurgeon Latunde Odeku was born on the 29th of June 1927, to the family of Deacon Ladipo and Madam Regina Odeku of Adubieye Compound in Awe. Awe is a small town in between Oyo and Iwo (of present day Afijio Local Government) in the then Oyo Province of Western Nigeria. […]

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The Great Plague Of Marseille, insights and lessons from it

April 30, 2020

Insights and lessons from the Great Plague of Marseille (25th May 1720 – August 1722). In 1720, a ship was quarantined at the port in Marseille because a strange infection was killing people on the ship. Deputy Mayor of Marseille lifted the quarantine to “help economy”. 100,000 people died. More than half of Marseille died. […]

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Story of Efunsetan Aniwura

February 11, 2020

The story of Efunsetan Aniwura is perhaps one of the most motivating thrillers in Yoruba political history. It captivates, in the most astounding manner, the place of women in Yoruba political history. But all along, the story of Efunsetan had been written and foretold by her tormentors and painted grimly by mostly chauvinistic men. It […]

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