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Yuri Gagarin’s Klushino: Forgotten home of space legend

By Katia Moskvitch Science reporter, BBC News, Moscow When Yuri Gagarin became the first person to travel in space on 12 April 1961, millions of people marvelled. But one teenager, gazing at the endless sky from a window of a Russian school, was petrified. It was Yuri’s niece, Tamara Filatova, who was 14 at the… read more »

Yuri Gagarin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Gagarin” redirects here. For other uses, see Gagarin (disambiguation). For the band, see Yuri Gagarin (band). This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Alekseyevich and the family name is Gagarin. Yuri Gagarin Gagarin in Helsinki, 1961 Native name Ю́рий Алексе́евич Гага́рин Born Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin 9 March 1934… read more »

Onyeka Nwelue

Onyeka Nwelue (born 31 January 1988) is a Nigerian cultural entrepreneur, filmmaker, professor and author who is best known for his novel The Abyssinian Boy, which was published when he was 21 and won the TM Aluko Prize for Fiction, came second at the Ibrahim Tahir Prize for First Book. He has been nominated thrice… read more »

Signs your soul has reincarnated many times

by Altheia Luna, The soul is not born; it does not die; it was not produced from anyone…; Unborn, eternal, it is not slain, though the body is slain.  -Katha Upanishad I am certain that I have been here as I am now a thousand times before, and I hope to return a thousand times.  –… read more »

How to embrace being a lone wolf and walk your own path

By Aletheia Luna via Loner Wolf, If there is any advice I would universally give to every person, regardless of who they are, it is this: walk your own path. Walk your own damn path. Don’t walk someone else’s path. Don’t walk the path your parents predestined for you just because you feel emotionally indebted… read more »

The independent drainage system of eko atlantic

During the design stage of Eko Atlantic City it was apparent that the road systems within the City would require an independent drainage network to ensure the proper evacuation of water off the road surfaces. In order to be able to create an independent drainage network there needed to be a design for a canal… read more »

Eko Atlantic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eko Atlantic city Nigeria International Commerce city Rendition of Eko Boulevard in the Business District Motto(s): Live and Work Eko Atlantic shown within the State of Lagos Eko Atlantic Location of Eko Atlantic in Nigeria Coordinates: 6°25′25″N 3°24′54″ECoordinates: 6°25′25″N 3°24′54″E Country  Nigeria State Lagos State LGA(s) Independent Founded 2003 Incorporated… read more »

Lagos rail mass transit

Lagos Rail Mass Transit is an urban rail system being developed and under construction in Lagos. The system is being managed by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) and is envisioned to consist eventually of seven lines. The railway equipment including electric power, signalling, rolling stock, and fare collection equipment will be provided by the… read more »

Yusuf Adebisi wins oyo assembly seat

25-year Oke, first child of Fuji musician, Taiye Akande Currency, has been elected to represent Ibadan South West 1 State constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly. He contested under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP defeating the incumbent, Hon. Subair Kehinde Hassan, who was seeking a third term on the platform of the All Progressives… read more »