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Monday, February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

North Sentinel Island - The most Isolated and Untouchable tribe

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North Sentinel Island is one of the many island in the Andaman Islands located in the Bay of Bengal.  The Sentinelese as they are called are known to be among the first group of Africans to have left African continent 60,000 years ago. 
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They have never come in contact with Europeans and have not been colonized in any form. Life in the island was first noticed in 1771 when British Surveyor John Richie noticed a light on the islands while doing his work with the East Indian Company but didn't stop to attack or inquire,and the island was not talked about until 1867 when the Indian merchant ship called The NINEVAH wretched on its shores and the more than 100 passengers who survived were attacked few days later by the Sentinelese. The captain manage to escape with a boat to search for help and later returned to rescue others who managed to survive.
Must read:  Renaissance Florence - Home of Arts

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The officer in charge of the colony of Andaman Island Maurice Vidal Portman led an expenditure to the island and captured some aboriginals (natives people) of the island and took them back to Port Blair, shortly after arriving at the Port city they became ill due to the fact that they have not been exposed to the rest of the world germs in almost sixty thousand years, they returned them back to the island after the two eldest of the Sentinelese died from an illness.
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 Must read: St. Valentine - The Untold Story

Saturday, February 16, 2019

February 16, 2019

Renaissance Florence - The Home of Arts



Renaissance Florence - The Home of Arts, If you are a traveler visiting Renaissance Florence, in the year 1505, it was a major historical city in present day Italy, it has one of the most outstanding economic, cultural, political and artistic centres in the Italian peninsula from the late Middle Ages to the Renaissance.

All over Europe, people have heard about the Renaissance or cultural rebirth, that is taking place in this beautiful city. Artists, architects, writers and scientists are turning out brilliant works. A day spent in this city will motivate you to learn about this new cultural movement. You want to be able to tell people at home about Renaissance Florence.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

St. Valentine - The Untold Story

Happy Saint Valentine's Day 

Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome,  is a saint of the Roman Empire and was widely associated with "courtly love". He is the Patron saint of affianced couples, against fainting beekeepers, happy marriages, love, plague, epilepsy. 


Although much of St. Valentine's life is not known, many different legends are attributed to him. At a point in his life,  he was told to restore a judges blind daughter's sight to prove the validity of Jesus and Valentine did just that. 

Monday, February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

Napoleon Bonaparte -A Master Orator and Propagandist

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 - 5 May 1821) was a French Statesman and Military leader who rose to the top during the French revolution of 1789 and fought several other battle to maintain his grips to power.  He declared himself the Emperor of France from 1804 until 1814 and after exiled he returned again but was defeated completely this time. 
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He is considered to be history greatest commanders and his tactics are widely studied at military academy all over the world. Napoleon military capacity helped him ruled over almost Western and Central Europe from his French capital in Paris but it was never peaceful because it was marked with wars and battles after another. 

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

February 07, 2019

Forbidden City - China's Buckingham Palace


Beijing, China - For centuries, only members of the emperor's household could pass through the gates of China's famous Forbidden City. 


 Today, however, people visit the sites to see the wonderful structures and architecture employed by the builders, it now houses the Palace Museum. The Forbidden City served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for almost 500 years.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

February 05, 2019

The Speech that Overthrew Buhari Regime



 Lagos, Nigeria - On the morning of 27 August 1985 three Army officers led by Colonel Abdulmumini Aminu invaded the resident of the then Head of State and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, Major-General Mohammed Buhari and arrested him signally a couple and shortly afterwards a broadcast followed to confirm the successful attempt to overthrow the Head of State,  the following address was broadcast shortly after his arrest by the faction of the Armed Forces:
I, Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro, of the Nigerian Army, hereby make the following declaration on behalf of my colleagues and members of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Monday, February 4, 2019

February 04, 2019

The Mystery Behind St.Basil Cathedral


Moscow, Russia -The most magnificent church in Moscow was opened with a grand celebration. The Cathedral of St. Basil has ten domes each one is so unique. The massive structure, built of bricks and white stones, is decorated with brilliant colors.

The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Basil's Cathedral, is a church in Red square in Moscow, Russia and is one of the most popular symbol of the country.