Day: April 30, 2020

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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