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Ibadan stands still as Oba Odulana goes home

Two years after his centenary birthday attracted high profile dignitaries, the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, again attracted the creme-de-la-creme of the society to the ancient town yesterday as his body was interred. 660 more words


The time I asked my Dad if he ever cried

So one time…my immediately family and I were together, sitting down and eating dinner. Then a thought came to me. I guess we were discussing something pertaining to my question but I don’t remember what it was. 283 more words

The Jesse Owen's Bio-Pic "Race" Debuted In Chicago Last Night!

Did you know that Olympic gold medal winning runner Jesse Owens was from Chicago?

Did you know that many of his family still live here? 75 more words



Cemeteries are juxtapositions: places where time has ceased to matter to those who are there, but places where time is very clearly marked and important to those who visit. 193 more words

Foreign Affairs

Bronze Age burial near Stonehenge discovered by badger

A Bronze Age cremation burial has been discovered near Stonehenge after being accidentally dug up by a badger.

Objects found in a burial mound at Netheravon, Wiltshire, include a bronze saw, an archer’s wrist guard, a copper chisel and cremated human remains. 340 more words