Mrs Gladys Uche Okafor-Halim (Nee Nwaokocha) was born in Sabon-Gari, Kano State on May 17, 1945 to the family of Mr. Michael and Mrs Patience Nwaokocha, devout Catholics, who hailed from Ibusa, Delta State.
Sunset at noon: Tribute to late Olomu of Omu-Aran
A Pall of darkness descended on the ancient city of Omu-Aran, headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State on December 1, 2017, when the news of the demise of its 29th monarch, Oba Charles Oladele Akande Ibitoye, Adogbajale bi Ileke II, the Olomu of Omu-Aran, spread like Harmattan hash.
Madam Agnes Okwormba (Nee Ozoezikenyi) (1939-2017)
Madam Agnes Okwormba was born in 1939 into the family of Late Chief Isaac Ozor, an accomplished transporter and renowned businessman of his days, from Umuoneke Amogwu Aku and Late Madam Susana Ozor, (Nee Alaku) of Lelegu, Nua Aku, both in Igbo-Etiti Council Area of Enugu State.
Ndenyi Ngozi Nena Uche (1960-2017) journalist per excellence
Our families had always been close. I remember playing in the garden of their house in Enugu, when I was about four years old. Led by Ndenyi, the eldest of our group, I remember running round the guava tree, laughing as we begged their father....
Michael Ikechukwu Okonkwo (1945-2017) role model indeed
Michael Ikechukwu Okonkwo (alias Dakota) was born in Ogwashi-Uku in the then Western Region of Nigeria now known as Delta State on September 5, 1945 to late Pa Okonkwo Ugege Nwokolo and late Madam Angelina Etunaiwebi Okonkwo.
Nkonadi Daniel Okanya (1934-2017) philanthropist per excellence
Nkonadi Dan Ogbonna Okanya, who died on Sunday May 28 at the age of 92, was born to the family of Ozo Egbuturu Okanya and Lolo Iyikwu Okanya (nee Nsude) of Lelegu, Nua village, Aku Igbo Etiti Local Council of Enugu State. He was the eleventh child of his parents and only one of the…
Remembering advert Guru, Olasode (1964-2016)
Alhaji Kehinde Olasode, who died in May last year was an advertising guru before his demise. He mentored many young advertising practitioners to find their feet in the sector.
Remembering May Ezekiel, 21 years after
She was popularly known as MEE (May Ellen Ezekiel), publisher of Classique Magazine, editor of Quality Magazine, host of Mee & You Television Talk Show and a philanthropist. Married to a veteran Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State....
Tunde Oyelola: Glorious exit of an icon
The Nigeria Export Community has lost a leading light and a pathfinder.I still can't get over the fact that Engr. Tunde Oyelola has passed on. This is because on the day he died, we had telephone conversations thrice and exchanged SMS once.
Tribute to Mrs Omawumi Beatrice Udoh (1960 - 2016)
“Bros! The bill has just been passed”. With those immortal words, Omawumi had informed me that the Delta State House of Assembly had passed the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) Bill into law. I think it was on August 1, 2006 and she had telephoned from the House.