Sign in
Download Opera News App

st

CULTURE

The Enslaved African Man Who Was Whipped Severely By His Plantation Supervisors In 1862

Gordon, also known as "whipped Peter" was an African American man who was enslaved by John and Bridget Lyons. He worked on their plantation with 40 other enslaved people in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Gordon and other enslaved people were often subjected to harsh treatment on the plantation.

  5 months ago ago
The Enslaved African Man Who Was Whipped Severely By His Plantation Supervisors In 1862

RELIGION

How St Augustine confirmed that there were three persons in one God.

In the year 415 while working on one of the biggest doctrinal contributions of the church known as the blessed Trinity, he was so tired that he had to go to the sea to receive fresh air. St Augustine was trying to understand the mystery of the blessed Trinity, he kept on trying to understand how it was possible for three persons to coexist in one God but while he was in the beach, he saw a little child who dog a hole in the ground and was with a spoon.

  4 months ago ago
How St Augustine confirmed that there were three persons in one God.

CULTURE

All you need to know about The "Igbo Landing" story of 1803

In May 1803, around 75 Igbo slaves who were being transported by sea revolted by capsizing their ship and drowned themselves while singing in Igbo, a song that translates to "the water spirit brought us.The water spirit will take us home".(Mmụọ mmiri du anyi bịa, mmụọ mmiri ga-edu anyi laa)

  8 months ago ago
All you need to know about  The

RELIGION

Did you know the first ever man to translate the Bible was St Jerome

Saint Jerome of the Catholic Church was born in stridon in the year 342 and died in 420 in Bethlehem were he continued his ministry. He studied at the Catechetical school of Alexandria. He was a theologian, translator, historian and a doctor of the church. He existed during the patristic era and could speak both latin and Greek at the same time and was also interested in apologetics.

  3 months ago ago
Did you know the first ever man to translate the Bible was St Jerome

SPORTS

3 Tactical Positions Manchester United Must Strengthen To Become Deadlier Than Chelsea And Man City

After Manchester United started the 2021/2022 English Premier League season, with a 5-1 thrashing of Leeds United, their second EPL game against Southampton was expected to end in another whitewash, last season the Manchester United humiliated Southampton 2-3 at St Mary's stadium and thrashed them 9-0 at Old Trafford, so this season the red devils were expected to beat them, but the reverse was the case, Manchester United narrowly escaped defeat to secure a 1-1 draw at the St Mary's last weekend.

  4 months ago ago
3 Tactical Positions Manchester United Must Strengthen To Become Deadlier Than Chelsea And Man City

SPORTS

Check Out Premier League clubs That Have Changed Their Names Over The Years.

Most of the premier league clubs that we know today started with a different name to what we call them today. Below are premier league clubs that changed their names over the years. 1. Arsenal. Arsenal was formed by Dial Square workers in 1886, and was simply known as Dial Square.

  6 months ago ago
Check Out Premier League clubs That Have Changed Their Names Over The Years.

SPORTS

Newcastle's new wealth did not help them as they lost 3-1 to Tottenham.

Newcastle United have made headlines in the last few weeks. Courtesy of Big Money Takeovers by their new owners, a consortium led by the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund. It is believed by the football world that with Newcastle's new status as the richest and wealthiest club, the motivation and drive will be translated into the players, who in turn will be fired to bring in the result.

  3 months ago ago
Newcastle's new wealth did not help them as they lost 3-1 to Tottenham.

SPORTS

What We Noticed As Manchester United Drop Points At St. Mary's Stadium

Manchester United shared points with Southampton after a very entertaining encounter at St. Mary's Stadium. Southampton, coming back from their 3-1 defeat to Everton, were so much impressive as they held Ole Gunnar solskjaer's side to a 1-1 draw. The thrilling match progressed evenly with both teams unable to secure the lead.

  5 months ago ago
What We Noticed As Manchester United Drop Points At St. Mary's Stadium

HEALTH

How good cholesterol affects the Liver

The body's so-called good cholesterol is even better than we think, as new research has found that a type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Thus, according to this new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, published in the journal Science, this HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.

  6 months ago ago
How good cholesterol affects the Liver

RELIGION

How St Jerome Began His Early Life In Rome And Later Became A Priest

St Jerome was born in a place known as Dalmatia in the year 340 into a wealthy Christian family. When he was 20 years old, he was sent to Rome for studies and he was able to learn latin and Greek. He took a tour through out Europe with one of his friends and he eventually later became a monk.

  3 months ago ago
How St Jerome Began His Early Life In Rome And Later Became A Priest

EDUCATION

Catholic Archbishop Of Onitsha Commissions Ultra-Morden Hostel In St. Kizito Girl's College, Umudioka

Catholic Archbishop Bishop Of Onitsha Diosese, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke has yesterday commissioned a newly built ultra-Morden Refractory and Hostel at St. Kizito Girl's secondary school, Umudioka, Dunukafio local government area, Anambra State, the south east part of Nigeria. The Catholic chief shepherd was on pastoral visit to the St. Kizito parish with the aim of giving his blessings to the standard and well furnished school hostel and for other missionary duties.

  7 months ago ago
Catholic Archbishop Of Onitsha Commissions Ultra-Morden Hostel In St. Kizito Girl's College, Umudioka

SOCIETY

Ogboji Indigenes in Diaspora Donate An Ultramodern Water Facility To Ogboji Community in Ezzagu.

The indigenous people of Ogboji in diaspora donated an Ultramodern Mega water facility to their community in Ezzagu Ebonyi State. This water project donated has 6 overhead tanks (4000litres each) and 2 Water Reservoir tanks ( 5000litres each). Totaling 34,000 litres capacity in all with 16 fetching points and a Standby Generator to pump the water.

  6 months ago ago
Ogboji Indigenes in Diaspora Donate An Ultramodern Water Facility To Ogboji Community in Ezzagu.

POLITICS

Check out the list of National Assembly members who are less than 38 years

Below are the list of top 3 youngest serving house of representatives members. Gabriel Saleh Zock Zock is a graduate of biochemistry, who was born in October 23 1986, the 35 year old lawmaker is representing Kachial and Kargarko of Kaduna State in the federal house of representatives under the All Progressive Congress (APC) platform, he is a quality control analyst who previously worked in the FCT water body.

  6 months ago ago
Check out the list of National Assembly members who are less than 38 years

RELIGION

Anambra Catholics Give Full Nudge To HON. AZUKA OKWUOSA

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Onitsha on Monday gave their full nudge to the most prominent candidate, running to clinch the Anambra Governorship ticket during the forthcoming gubernatorial elections – Hon.Azuka “Zukky” Okwuosa.He was said to have received the nudge from the Roman Catholics in Anambra, as a sign of good faith, and another beacon of light in the path of Anambra’s total rebuild.

  8 months ago ago
Anambra Catholics Give Full Nudge To HON. AZUKA OKWUOSA

SPORTS

Breaking: Man United Equal Arsenal's 27 Away Games Unbeaten Record in the Premier League.

Manchester United may not have continued their good run of form early in the season by not picking up all three points away at Southampton on Sunday afternoon, they managed to avoid defeat. What's more, they have equalled another Premier League record. Following Manchester United’s draw at Southampton on Sunday afternoon at the St Mary’s Stadium, Manchester United have now equalled Arsenal’s record of the longest unbeaten away matches in Premier League history.

  5 months ago ago
Breaking: Man United Equal Arsenal's 27 Away Games Unbeaten Record in the Premier League.

FOOD

7up carbonated soft drink has been around for about 92 years, see the man that invented it

One of the favourite soft drinks in Nigeria is 7up.It is a carbonated drink that remains relevant from ages to ages.It's been 92 years of refreshing experience.Charles Leiper Grigg (May 11, 1868 – April 16, 1940) was the inventor of Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime soda, better known by its later name, 7 Up.

  8 months ago ago
7up carbonated soft drink has been around for about 92 years, see the man that invented it

SOCIETY

Lady Recounts Her Experience In The Hands Of Ritualists In Rivers State

In a video that is currently going viral, a lady narrated what she faced in the hands of ritualists after she was kidnapped in Rivers state. The lady said that she was kidnapped on her way back home and while she was in the forest, 7 people were killed in her presence but she was released after her family members were able to pay a hefty amount of money for her release.

  7 months ago ago
Lady Recounts Her Experience In The Hands Of Ritualists In Rivers State

POLITICS

Imo Deputy Speaker Pays Unscheduled visit to St Mary's Joint Hospital, Amaigbo.

-Guarantee of Government intervention In line with Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery agenda of HE Gov Hope Uzodimma, Imo Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu recently paid unscheduled visit to St Mary's Joint Hospital Amaigbo to ascertain the level of Infrastructural decay at the Medical facility.

  8 months ago ago
Imo Deputy Speaker Pays Unscheduled visit to St Mary's Joint Hospital, Amaigbo.

SOCIETY

Photos & Video Of Dapo Abiodun Father's Body Arriving At Funeral Service & Dignitaries In Attendance

One of the things that makes a grown-up child happy is to bury their parents who died of old age uniquely and in a grand style, however, one of the Nigerian politicians, businessmen and governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun buried his beloved father on Thursday in Iperu.

  4 months ago ago
Photos & Video Of Dapo Abiodun Father's Body Arriving At Funeral Service & Dignitaries In Attendance

SPORTS

Ferran Torres breaks Lionel Messi's 11 year record, after scoring a hat-trick for Man City

Ferran Torres broke a record previously held by Lionel Messi when he struck a memorable hat-trick for Manchester City against Newcastle on Friday.The 21-year-old’s treble helped the newly crowned Premier League champions to a thrilling 4-3 victory against Newcastle at St James’ Park.In doing so he became the youngest player to score a league hat-trick for a Pep Gaurdiola's side, the previous record being set by Messi 11 years ago.

  8 months ago ago
Ferran Torres breaks Lionel Messi's 11 year record, after scoring a hat-trick for Man City