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Two To Tango.

And that’s marriage for you. It is simpler when you have common interests. When you encounter the attendant troubles of the planting season like stress, fatigue or disagreements you will easily overcome them because you know the harvest is just around the corner.

On This Day: The Day Abiola Declared Himself President

Today in history (1994),  Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, also known as MKO Abiola GCF declared himself president and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria at Epetedo, Lagos.

On This Day: Birthday of Popular Nollywood Actor, Chika Okpala

Chika Okpala is a recipient of several honorary awards and recognitions. He was honoured with a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by the Federal Government of Nigeria for his contribution to the Nigerian entertainment industry.

On This Day: Abdulsalami Abubakar Became The Nigerian President.

On This Day: Abdulsalami Abubakar Became The Nigerian President.

Nigeria’s Joshua Chizoma, Four Others Shortlisted for the 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African...

The five shortlisted authors are: Joshua Chizoma (Nigeria) for “Collector of Memories,” Nana-Ama Danquah (Ghana) for “When a Man Loves a Woman,” Hannah Giorgis (Ethiopia) for “A Double-Edged Inheritance,” Idza Luhumyo (Kenya) for “Five Years Next Sunday,” and Billie McTernan (Ghana) for “The Labadi Sunshine Bar.”

On This Day: The Death of Former Nigerian Head of State, Sani Abacha

Today in history (1998), the former Nigerian Head of State, General Sani Abacha died while at the presidential villa Abuja.

On This Day: Remembering Professor Dora Akunyili

Today in history (2014), Prof Dora Nkem Akunyili died in an Indian hospital after a battle with uterine cancer.

On This Day: Civil Rights Activist James Meredith Shot for Protesting Against Racism

Today in history (1966), James H. Meredith was shot by a white sniper shortly after beginning a lone civil rights march through the South.

On This Day: The Assassination of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola

Today in history (1996), Alhaja Kudirat Abiola was assassinated whilst her husband was being detained by the Nigerian Government.

On This Day: FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s Resignation

Today in history (2015), that Sepp Blatter, president of international soccer’s governing body FIFA, announced his resignation, just few days after he had been re-elected to a fifth four-year term.

On This Day: The Murder of Daniel Brophy by His Author Wife

On May 25, 2022, his wife, Nancy Crampton-Brophy, the author of several self-published novels including 'The Wrong Husband' and 'How To Murder Your Husband' was found guilty of fatally shooting her husband.

On This Day: The Debut Airing of the Cable News Network

Today in history (1980), CNN (Cable News Network), the world’s first 24-hour television news network, made its debut.

On This Day: The Death of the Youngest Survivor of the Titanic, Millvina Dean

Today in history (2009), Eliza Gladys Dean, known as Millvina Dean, the last known person to have survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, died in Southampton, England. She was nine weeks old at the time of the disaster and was also the youngest passenger aboard.

Topics: Essay Competition Week 47.

For #Week47 of the #CmonionlineEssayCompetition, choose a topic and write to possibly emerge as one of the winners of the N60,000 cash prize.

On This Day: The Establishment of the Republic of Biafra

Biafra ceased to exist as an independent state in January 1970 after the Biafran forces were finally defeated in a series of engagements between late December 1969 and early January 1970. Ojukwu, the Biafran leader fled to Côte d’Ivoire, and the other Biafran officers surrendered to the federal government on January 15, 1970.

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