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...
Remembering Olorogun Michael C. O. Ibru
From the time the news broke out that Olorogun Michael Christopher O. Ibru, our friend Mike, had passed on, a lot had been said and written about his life while here on earth with us.
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 ...
CSP Jude Okey Agbanajelu (1973-2016) an astute Police Officer
Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Jude Okey Agbanajelu, passed on September 6, 2016, was born forty-three years ago.
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.
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.
Ojo Maduekwe: Exit of the philosopher king (1945-2016)
Chief Ojo Mbila Maduekwe made the first big impression on the Nigerian scene shortly after he was appointed Minister of Culture in 1999 by the administration of returnee President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Adetoun Adesunloye (1947-2016) An exemplary and dedicated mother indeed
Adetoun Adesunloye who has passed on was born in April 1947. There was little immediate sign that she would be in any way remarkable or achieve much when she was born.In a tribute by Peter Aziza, which was made available to The Guardian Adesunloye...