Sun, 08 Oct 2017 Feature Article

Are the Italians the Nigerians of Europe?

Galileo Galilei, Pastor Adeboye and Bolanle Ambode
Are the Italians the Nigerians of Europe?

You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into sky? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven. Acts 1.11

Ai gbo Fa Lan woke Ifa kan osi ni para
Not being at home with the challenges on ground hence we begin to scan the skies for solution. There are no such answers in the cloud- Yoruba Proverb

First Lady of Lagos State, Bolanle Ambode was born February 15, 1964, exactly 400 years after the Italian, Galileo Galilei.Like Galileo Galilei, Bolanle Ambode Studied Mathematics and Physics at the University.Bolanle Ambode is a Deaconess of The Redeemed Christian Church Of God of Which Pastor Adeboye was General Overseer. A Position which he relinquished on January 7, 2017, the most important day in the scientific life of Galileo Galilei, Wikipedia reveals that on January 7th, 1610 - the Italian astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei made a discovery that shook the world and changed mankind's view of our place in the universe. On that evening, about an hour after sunset, Galileo pointed his home-built telescope towards Jupiter and saw a peculiar sight: two tiny "stars" to the east of Jupiter, and one to the west, all arranged in a tight straight line along the ecliptic path with Jupiter itself. Galileo made a sketch of this unusual "chance" alignment of celestial objects and then went about making other observations. FIRST President Physics Student association University of Ibadan in the person of Fela Bright took the Italian name Ferrari because of his love of Italian Cars.He had Planned to stage the play Galileo by Bertolt Bretcth to mark the 60th year of the beginning of the Space age on October 4, 2017. He is also an indigene of Lagos State. Like Galileo, he also has a Telescope Of Enrico Fermi and Obafemi Awolowo

Italian American Scientist Enrico Fermi has been described as the greatest as produced by Italy

Whereas Obafemi Awolowo has been referred to as the best president Nigeria never had,

Fermi was called the Pope because he was always right and Awolowo is referred to as the sage because of his wisdom.Fermi is credited with winning the Second World War for the US president Hary S Truman and Awolowo is referred to as the chief strategist of the Nigerian Head of state during the Nigerian civil war