Saturday, 25th March 2023
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18 Feb
FORMER Financial Controller, Academy Press Plc., Lagos and former Director General of Gateway Transit, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Otunba Lawrence Babatunde Adekoya, who died on December 24, last year, at the age of 79, will be buried today after a funeral service at Saint Thomas EB Church, Makun Omi, Ogun Waterside Loc0l Council, Ogun State at…
7 Jan
Multiple award-winning photojournalist, and one of Nigeria’s finest, Mr. Olufemi Adebesin-Kuti, passed on at 57, in the early hours of yesterday, during a brief illness. His remains were interred in accordance with Islamic injunctions.
3 Dec
Mrs. Aramide Olawoye was born on March 13, 1941 into the Rogers family of Ondo Kingdom. She died on November 11, 2017 in London, England. Five years after her demise, she is fondly remembered by her family and loved ones. Her children are particularly grateful for the love and support that they have received since…
13 Jun 2022
Tick… tick… tick… And the breathe stopped suddenly at 11.33 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022. It was the moment I lost my beloved motherly father and brotherly friend, my dad, Imam Abdulhameed Shuaib Agaka (PhD). I had arrived in Ilorin on Friday and met him at a private hospital where he had been admitted…
3 Jun 2022
It’s been ten years since the Dana plane crash took away my best friend, my twin sister Inna Kaltum. It broke my heart to lose her. We never said goodbye. I have heard people say time flies over us but leaves its shadow behind. I guess this shadow would be my companion for life. The…
25 Apr 2022
The professor of Mass Communication, University of Lagos (UNILAG), and African representative at the World Journalism Education Council (WJEC), Ralph Akinfeleye
9 Apr 2022
One year on, we remember the life of one of the nation’s broadcasting pioneers, the late Chief (Mrs.) Frances Adesunmola Adebajo. She was born on June 8, 1931 and died on April 9, 2021.
17 Jan 2022
Chief (Prof.) Sam Ayodele Olaiya, the Majeobaje of Ode Ekiti and past president of the Rotary Club of Ado Ekiti, has lost his wife, Princess Adefunke Adesegun Olaiya (nee Olaneye). Christian wake holds at her residence, 8th Avenue House 28, Federal Housing Estate, Ado-Ekiti by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 20. The funeral service will…
20 Nov 2021
Many eminent Nigerians have been paying glowing tributes to the memory of the late chairman of Agura Hotel, Abuja, His Royal Highness (HRH), Sir Maxwell Kanu.
23 Oct 2021
It was English Novelist George Eliot who said; “Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.” Death is indeed the final stop for every man but what makes humans immortal is the good works they have engaged in while in flesh and blood. Their frantic efforts on earth throw them into…
12 Sep 2021
There could hardly have been a more lugubrious day for me and, I guess, countless others, than August 23, when I learned of the passing of Mr. Yusuf Adebayo Cameron Grillo at the blessed age of 86.
24 Aug 2021
Considered one of the greatest modernist artists in Nigeria, Yusuf Adebayo Cameron Grillo, has died. He died yesterday at the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, during a brief illness. He was 86.
20 Aug 2021
Isale Eko Descendants’ Union has announced the passing of an illustrious and eminent indigene of Isale Eko, Alhaji Mikhail Adisa Bashua, S.A.N., C.O.N. He was aged 91. This was contained in a statement signed by, Chairman, Isale Eko Descendants’ Union, Mr. Yomi Tokosi. M.A. Bashua, as he was fondly and popularly known, was an upright,…


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At least 23 people were killed as a devastating tornado ripped across the southern US state of Mississippi, tearing off roofs, smashing cars and flattening entire neighborhoods.
2 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he would deploy tactical nuclear weapons in neighbour and ally Belarus. Putin has repeatedly issued thinly veiled threats he could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, reviving Cold War-era fears.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, has reconsidered his decision to appeal the High Court judgment in favour of Clement Adedotun, the Uber driver who was assaulted during the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest in October 2021. In an Instagram post he shared on his handle on Saturday evening, he stated that he…
5 hours ago
Four people were confirmed dead in a multiple accident involving a tanker and two cars at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta in Ogun on Friday night.
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The Nigerian Army on Saturday graduated 594 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.