In a bold move aimed at encouraging others in her situation, Anthonia Alasa Ojenagbon, aka Thonia, recently sat on the podium of Harvesters International Christian Centre (HICC) in Gbagada, Lagos to narrate how she overcame the trauma of rape by her uncle, who she took like her father, having lost her father at the age…
Mrs. Bolanle Ambode: A profile in humility
Inspiring. Instructive. Food-for-thought. Those words kept reeling round my mental horizon, as one delved deeply into the compelling persona of none other than the current First Lady of the Centre of Excellence, Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode.
Orphans of policeman killed by Evans cry out for help
The morning of August 27, 2013 started out like any other one for the family of Corporal Chijiokwu Solomon Ngozi; there was nothing unusual to show what the day held in store for the family of four, husband, wife, Purity Ogadimma, and daughters Divine, 5, and Treasure, 3.
Controversy over real cause of Chiamaka’s death after CS
Following the gruesome death of 24-year-old Chiamaka De-Freitas after a Caesarian Section (CS) at Medical Art Centre, Lagos (MART), an autopsy have indicated cause of death to concealed haematoma (collection of blood), which may have presented due to bladder injury sustained during the CS.
‘How assassins killed my dad over village leadership tussle in Ebonyi’
Friday Nwankwuda Nwachi, 26, and his brother, Nwankwuda Ogobuchi Nwachi, have recounted how what was considered a mere tussle over village leadership claimed the life of his 70-year-old father, Mr. Nwankwuda Nwachi.
Subomi Balogun at 83: Indelible imprints in the sands of time
An insight into the life of a rare industrialist, consummate banker, manager of men and materials, in short, the quintessential man of many parts, as he adds another year to his age...
‘We killed, buried victim in shallow grave to conceal our leader’s identity’
It was a sorrowful and tearful scene last weekend when a kidnap gang made shocking confessions on how they killed and buried Mrs. Catherine Okorie Chukwu, a middle-aged mother of a rich Abuja-based industrialist and indigene of Ishiagu community.....
‘At 77, i still love to work as it gives me pleasure, exercises’
The backbone of every ambition is resilience; it determines the degree of will to pursue a dream, no matter what, break down barriers that may stand in the way, and ultimately embark on a journey to greatness.
'I went, saw, conquered and i'm back here alive'
The truism of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) motto: "Rest is Sweet After Labour," came into practical manifestation recently at the home coming reception party organised by friends...
Omodara needs N7.5 Million to undergo kidney transplant
Thirty-year-old Adetola Igbekele Omodara is having a kidney disease and needs N7.5 million for a kidney transplant in New Delhi, India. He is calling on well-meaning Nigerians...
Help safe Bolaji from the jaws of death
But for the Kidney disease that rendered him incapacitated, Bolaji Olarinde would have been going around, ministering with his musical instruments to the weak and possibly winning them over to Christendom.