Engineer William Adeolu Rosanwo, who has died was born on October 20, 1931 into the respected family of Gabriel Awowekun Rosanwo and Madam Victoria Sheneiye Rosanwo of Iwesi, Ijebu Ode in Ogun State.
Tribute to Mrs Victoria Umukoro (1938 – 2016)
You were named Victoria after a great queen. And like her, you were a pioneer, a transformer, a change agent. Like her, you enjoyed a great love affair with your husband of 53 years. The world knew Victoria and Albert.
Grace Onaiwu Omoigui (Mama G) (1933 - 2016)
The final journey eternal of an educationist, judicial officer, philanthropist, community leader and a one –time Magistrate and Chairman of Lagos State Rent Edict Tribunal, Barrister (Mrs.) Grace Onaiwu Omoigui...
Ọlaniwun Ajayi: Farewell to a valiant pilgrim
We received the news of the sudden death of Sir Ọlaniwun Ajayi in the early hours of this (yesterday) morning with utmost shock and dismay.
Chief Hyacinth (Odigili) Ilonze (1934-2016) A wiseman missed by his community
Ilonze, who died on September 5, 2016, was an Aba-based astute businessman, who gave his best to family and community. He was born 82 years ago to the Ilonze family in Enugo Village Ojoto ...
Remembering James Mordi, one year after
Mr. James Ekene Mordi, who has died one year ago, was born on Sunday January 10, 1937 in Ogbenti Obi Issele uku, Delta State. He was the youngest child of Nwuegbuzie and Aishiedu (nee Nwabueze).
Tribute to captain Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara: Ode to joy
This is odd. Quite oxymoronic. Ode to Joy as tribute to a fallen young hero? Should this not be appropriately titled Lamentations?“How the mighty have fallen in battle!Jonathan lies slain on your heights.
Prof. Reuben Olu-Udochukwu Ani (1942-2016)
Professor Reuben Olu-Oludochukwu Ani (Olowa Nwani), who has died was born to the family of Chinevu Nwani Anyamu of Amankpo Umuezike, and Ogo Nwadiyoke Oyiogu of Amegu-uwani Mgboko, both in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State on February 27, 1942.
Akintunde Adeniyi Adesokan (1955-2016)
In his tribute, Dr. O.A. Oyesanya who lives in United Kingdom said: “Bose (aka Sola), Jimi; my brother, Ayo (aka Kunle) and I were toddlers in Imalefalafia, Ibadan in those very good and happy old days.
Isidore Okpewho: The scholar as epic hero
Besides his excellent works of fiction, Okpewho was a specialist in African Diaspora studies. But he will be best remembered for his original contribution to the discourse of oral literature and epics.