Ajayi Crowther: Facts and Figures.

Ajayi Crowther died of a stroke, in Lagos, on 31 December 1891 and was buried at Ajele Cemetery in Lagos. In 1971 the Lagos State Government under Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson desired to use the site of Ajele Cemetery for new government offices and issued notices to families of the deceased. The Anglican Bishop of Lagos,…

Victorian Anti-Masturbation Devices.

Victorian Anti-Masturbation Devices: Those obsessed with preventing acts of self-love. This terrifying contraption is called a ‘jugum penis.’ It was designed to prevent both masturbation and ‘nocturnal incontinence.’ Should a man become aroused in the middle of the night, this contraption would clamp down, extinguishing both his desire as well as his erection. Medical practitioners…

HON AENEAS GOWONO

Hon M. G. Aeneas Gowono was born in Numan, Gongola State on January 5th, 1918. His father, Mr Gowono Nzobargie, a farmer, has eleven children. His mother, Mrs Myarnoro is a full time housewife. A devoted Christian, Hon Gowono attended the Boys Boarding School, Numan in 1927. He trained as a teacher in 1935, attended…

Peter Dennis

Peter Dennis (25 October 1933 – 18 April 2009) was a Screen Actors Guild Award and Drama-Logue Award winning English film, television, theatre and voice actor. His extensive career spanned both sides of the Atlantic with projects ranging from The Avengers to Sideways. He was perhaps best known for his more than three decades association…

Moshe Dayan.

Different Israeli officers of the parachutist 890E Battalion in 1955 with Moshe Dayan – Chief of Staff. Lieutenant Meir Har-Zion – Major Ariel Sharon – Lieutenant General Moshe Dayan (Chief of Staff) Captain Dani Matt – Lieutenant Moshe Efron – Major General Asaf Simchoni – Captain Aharon Davidi Lieutenant Ya’akov Ya’akov – Captain Raful Eitan…

Gilad Shalit.

Gilad Shalit salutes Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after landing in IDF airbase in the center of Israel. Gilad Shalit was released (18-10-11) form hamas captivity, after 5 and a half years in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, including some convicted of multiple murders and carrying out terror attacks against Israeli civilians (according to Israeli…

Operation Jonathan.

Operation Entebbe was a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976. A week earlier, on 27 June, an Air France plane with 248 passengers was hijacked by a hijacker of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – External…

PHOTO OF THE WEEK.

An accident occurs in Kano. Supporters of the presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress hits another supporter with a motorbike during celebrations in Kano on March 31, 2015. Nigerias opposition APC declared an election victory on Tuesday for the former military ruler Buhari and said Africas most populous nation was witnessing history…

ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

The only preserved photograph of Abraham Lincoln in death. Taken 24 April 1865, by Jeremiah Gurney, Jr., City Hall, Manhattan, NY. Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its…

QUEEN ELIZABETH IN NIGERIA 1956.

DATE:Jan/Feb.1956: In this old photo, the Queen taps the shoulder of Sir Francis Ibiam with a sword,when she created him a Knight of the British Empire (KBE).The Investiture took place at Enugu, Eastern Nigeria. Sourced from: flickr.com/21116944 Note that Agyuiyi Ironsi is standing behind the Queen and he was assigned as equerry to Queen Elizabeth…