Exactly 67 years ago, on Sunday November 20, 1949, Nigerians in the Coal City of Enugu, did the unthinkable: They boycotted churches, cinemas, and shops for one week. An abject absurdity of the previous Friday, November 18, triggered the extraordinary action: *“The Iva Valley Shooting.”* Twenty-one miners were killed in cold blood and 51 wounded […]
George Washington was an American soldier and statesman who served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797. During the American Revolutionary War, Washington served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army; as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution and came to be known as the “father of his country” during his lifetime and to this day.
MARLEY was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon ‘Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead […]