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13 Jun
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
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
The professor of Mass Communication, University of Lagos (UNILAG), and African representative at the World Journalism Education Council (WJEC), Ralph Akinfeleye
9 Apr
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
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,…
24 Jul 2021
Dr. Olufemi Ayodeji Ogunsola was born on January 25, 1955 in Minna, Niger State to the family of the late Prof A. F. Ogunsola of Ile Alagbede compound, Babanloma, Kwara State and Mrs. Victoria Ayodele Ogunsola....
24 Apr 2021
He had a dream of good health care for the African child. Health care was all he thought about. He was a trailblazer in health care in Nigeria.
20 Mar 2021
I will not write a tribute to Seyi. Writing one would mean I accept he is actually gone. That is a reality I am not ready to face yet.

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