On This Day: The Annulment of King Henry VIII’s Marriage

Today in history (1533), the marriage of England's King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon was declared null and void.

On This Day: The NYSC Scheme was Created

Today in history, the NYSC Scheme was founded as a means of reconstruction, reconciliation and restructuring of the nation after the civil war

On This Day: Bob Marley’s Funeral in Jamaica

Today in history (1981), Nesta Robert "Bob" Marley received a state funeral in Jamaica, which combined elements of Ethiopian Orthodoxy and Rastafari tradition.

On This Day: Cuba’s Independence from the United States of America

  On this day: in history (1902), Cuba gained its independence from the United States, which had taken control of the island in 1899 after...

On This Day: The Fatal EgyptAir 804 Crash in 2016

Today in history (2016), the EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 56 passengers, 3 security personnel, and 7 crew members on board

On This Day: The Tragic Story of Georgette Smith

Mrs Egan shot Mrs Smith, her daughter on March 8. This was after the daughter told the mother that she wanted to put her into a nursing home

On This Day: The Birthday of Igho Charles Sanomi II

Sanomi attended Federal Government College Warri and University of Jos in Plateau State where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Geology and Mining.

Topics: Essay Competition Week 46

For #Week46 of the #CmonionlineEssayCompetition, choose a topic and write to possibly emerge as one of the winners of our N30,000 cash prize. Creative Short...

Essay Competition: Week 45 Winners

  Dear readers, we're happy to announce the winners of our #Week45 Essay Competition. Oladejo Victor for his story, The Good Man, Collins Undelikwo for...

On This Day: Birthday of Nobel Prize Winning Doctor, Sir Ronald Ross

Ross was the first to show that malarial parasite was transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.

On This Day: Birthday of Senator Ike Ekweremadu

Today in 1962, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was born in Amachara Mpu in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State

On This Day: Swearing-in ceremony of the first black South African President Nelson Mandela

Today in 1994, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was sworn in as the first black South African President.

Essay Competition: Week 44 Winners

Congratulations to Esther Ojetunde, Enoch Akinlabi and Collins Undelikwo, the winners of our week 44 essay and creative writing competition.

On This Day: General Ibrahim Mainassara Was Killed.

It was on this day in history (1999), that General Ibrahim Mainassara was ambushed and shot to death by soldiers,

On This Day: The downfall of serial kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro

Today in history (2013), three women were rescued from a Cleveland, Ohio, house where they had been imprisoned for many years by their abductor Ariel Castro.

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