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The Story Behind the Yoruba Adage “Sebiotimo Elewa Sapon”

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Once upon a time, there was a woman who sold cooked beans in Abeokuta

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Once upon a time, there was a woman who sold cooked beans in Abeokuta. Her bean joint at the time connected the roads that led to Ijaiye, Ago-Oba, Itoku, Lafenwa, Isale Igbein and Ake roads. The location of her restaurant was tagged “Sapon,” which was derived
from the word “Saponloore,” meaning “help the bachelors.”

People, especially bachelors, derive pleasure from eating at a restaurant because they perceive it as a place to wine and dine in those days. In addition, important personalities like kings, government officials, civil
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#October2020 Marked India’s Warmest Nights in 50 Years; #November Likely to Remain Dry…

(📸: IANS)
#October2020 witnessed a combination of multiple weather conditions across India—#DryWeather in the north, heavy rain spells in the south and northeast and extreme temperatures in the centre and east.

October is a transitional month in terms of temperatures, as variations...
in both maximum and minimum temperature occur during this period.

#DidYouKnow | #October2020, saw much higher variations than normal. As per IMD, it witnessed the warmest nights among all the nighttime temperatures of October since 1971.
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#October2020 Sees Earth Endure Third-Hottest October on Record, Arctic Witness Slowest Known Sea-Ice Growth…

(📸: Copernicus Climate Change Service/ECMWF)
Over the past few years, the climate across planet #Earth has been changing at a rapid pace, with its effects being fairly evident through hastened extinction of species, increased disaster events, brisk melting of ice, and record-breaking temperatures.

While the #COVID19Pandemic and the associated nationwide lockdowns did appear to have handed nature a much-needed ‘break’, the long-term build-up of warming agents in our atmosphere has continued to push mercury levels up across the globe.

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We summarize here data concerning the acquisition of 18 @Dassault_OnAir #Rafale F3s for #HellenicAirForce:

➡️ On 12th #September2020 @PrimeministerGR @kmitsotakis officially announced at @TIFHelexpo #ΔΕΘ2020 the 2 billion euros deal.
1.7€ billion will go for:
➡️ 12 "used" #Rafale F3-O4T version &
➡️ 6 new built #RafaleF3R.

➡️ 14 will be single-seat #RafaleC
➡️ 4 will be two-seat #RafaleB
not declared till now which type will be of which subtype version.
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6 Decades of Technology in Nigeria

In celebration of #NigeriaAt60 we scroll through pass the 6 decades of Nigeria's advancement in technology.

#IndependenceDay #October1st #happyindependenceday
Ogbunigwe (1960-69)

The Biafra war remains by far the worst moment in Nigeria since Independence. But the Biafran scientists showed great adeptness in technology during the war by creating and designing numerous devices...
...Chief amongst them was the Ogbunigwe, a weapon system that incorporated long range surface and air missiles.

It's such a sad shame this level of technological advancement ended with the war.

#NigeriaAt60 #NigeriaIndependence #happyindependenceday #October1st
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