A Brief One On Marriage.
By all means, marry. If you get a good spouse, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. ~...
Success Journey XV.
It is during this period of composting according to Natalie or creative emergence as Julia would say that you connect better with yourself. And the more you are in sync with your mind the more comfortable you are with writing.
On This Day: The Execution of Leon Frank Czolgosz
Leon Frank Czolgosz was an American steelworker and anarchist who assassinated President William McKinley on September 6, 1901, in Buffalo, New York. The president died on September 14 after his wound became infected.
On This Day: African-American Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks’ Death
On this day: in history (2005), Rosa Parks died at 92. She was an African American civil rights activist whose refusal to relinquish her...
On This Day: The First Train Robbery in American History
On this day: in history (1866), John and Simeon Reno popularly known as the Reno Brothers Gang, staged the first train robbery in American...
On This Day: The Exoneration of Michael Morton
Today in history (2011), Michael Morton, who spent 25 years in prison for his wife’s murder, was released after DNA evidence implicated another man in the crime.
On This Day: In 2012, Nigeria suspends Hajj flights over deportations
On this day: the 28 September 2012, Nigeria, through the National Hajj Commission, suspended all Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia after the authorities there...
Scholastica Moraa wins 2022 Kendeka Short Story Prize
The winner of the 2022 Kendeka Prize for African Literature, announced on September 24, is Scholastica Moraa (Kenya) for her short story titled “Chained”....
On This Day: The 1992 Ejigbo Plane Crash
Today in history (1992), a Nigerian Air Force C-130 Hercules transport plane carrying top military officers crashed in Ejigbo near Lagos.
On This Day: The Abolition of the French Monarchy
Today in history (1792), the National Convention of France announced the abolition of French monarchy, giving birth to the First French Republic.
On This Day: Harriet Tubman’s Escape to Philadelphia
Today in history (1894), Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist and social activist born into slavery escaped to Philadelphia. She subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends
On This Day: No Charges for Boy, 14, Arrested Over ‘Bomb’ Clock
Today in history (2015), Police in Texas announced they will not file charges against Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Muslim high school student who was arrested after he brought in a homemade clock that a teacher said looked like a bomb.
Change The Narrative by Enkay Nwangene.
Is nursing the only profession for Nigerian immigrants in the US? I asked a question some time ago on Facebook and got some very interesting...
Diaspora Diary: Prioritise A Driver’s License Over Western Union.
I haven’t jogged for some time. I‘ve just been doing short 2–3km walks on the banks the river Lee instead of the usual hour-long...
On This Day: South African Prime Minister and Architect of Apartheid Assassinated
Today in history (1966), the South African Prime Minister and architect of apartheid Hendrik Verwoerd was stabbed to death by parliamentary messenger named Dimitri Tsafendas.