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The Garden Tomb That Housed Jesus

The garden tomb

The Garden Tomb is believed by many to be the garden and sepulcher of Joseph of Arimathea and therefore a possible site of the resurrection of Jesus. The Garden is owned and administered by the Garden Tomb (Jerusalem) Association, a Christian non-denominational charitable trust based in the United Kingdom. Easter is only few days away, as Christians all over the ...

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Global City Momentum Index: A New Era Of Competition

city momentum index

This article on Global City Momentum Index talks about the current cycle of globalisation, urbanisation and technological advancement that has led to a shake-up of the global urban hierarchy and creating sweeping changes to the geography of commercial real estate opportunity. Cities with momentum pulse with creative energy from the minute you arrive—the palpable buzz of technological, artistic and economic ...

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The World’s five Largest Landfills

landfill

Do you know that the world’s largest landfill takes up 21,000,000 pounds of trash every day? This article describes 5 of the world’s largest landfills With the recent occurrence of Lassa fever in the country it is expedient that we look at one major factor that breeds rats. Landfills and dumpsites are one major breeding place for dreadful rats. It ...

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Odd World! See Crazy Three Storey House Built Upside Down

House

Do you know that there is a house in Taiwan that is built completely upside down? Strange right? Ever since I came across this interesting piece of news I have been trying to imagine it in my head. Is it really possible to live in a house where every department of the building including the furniture are completely upside down? ...

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FUGGEREI: The Village Where Rent Has Never Increased Since 1520

Fuggerei

Unbelievable but true! The Fuggerei is the world’s oldest social housing complex still in use. In this truly magical place, rent hasn’t been raised since the year 1520. After minting coins for the Vatican and making a name for himself as one of Europe’s greatest early entrepreneurs, Jakob Fugger (aka “Jakob the Rich”) turned his eye toward those in need. What emerged from this vision ...

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Top 5 Beautiful Buildings In Lagos

beautiful buildings

This article reveals the top 5 beautiful buildings in Lagos in relation to the functions of the buildings. We carefully selected at least one building each cutting across religion, banking and finance, entertainment and hospitality. We also included two somewhat old buildings that can still rub shoulders with the big players all in a bid to bridge the gap between ...

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What You Should Know About Ikeja (2)

Ikeja

Ikeja is an outer-ring suburb of the city of Lagos and capital of Lagos State. This article is the concluding part of what you should know about Ikeja. If you missed the first part of this article, click here  The history of the present Ikeja Local Government dates back to 1927 when the colonial government introduced tax collection. District Officers ...

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What You Should Know About Ikeja (1)

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Ikeja is one of Nigeria’s 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs) lying on the geographical coordinates of 6° 35′ 48″ N, 3° 20′ 35″ E. This article reveals some facts about this long-standing capital of Lagos state you probably never knew. Historically, Ikeja consists of 78 communities and the earliest settlers in Ikeja and its environs were Aworis who migrated from Ota-an Awori town in ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (2)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu town – initially a massive forest lying a few kilometers north of the Lagos Lagoon, and less than 10 kilometers north of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a walled City. This article is the second and concluding part of “ What you should know about Ikorodu”. It bridges the gap between the old and the new. Read part one ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (1)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu Town is the second most populous Local Government Area in Lagos state with a population estimated at about 2 million people and an annual growth rate of about 10%. This article gives us useful insight to the latest addition of sprawling cities in Lagos state and probably what you never knew about Ikorodu. Ikorodu Town: ‘Ilu kekere oko ilu ...

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