Professor John Otunola Oyinloye was born on May 29, 1939 in Lagos, into the family of Michael Gbadeyan Oyinloye and Thenckla Morolake Oyinloye of Oro, Kwara State. He died on April 5, 2010.
Tribute to Madam Lydia Ukanwa Okpo (1923-2019)
Madam Lydia Ukanwa Okpo (nee Okpara) was born in 1923 in Eziukwu, Ekwo, Amaokwe Item of Abia State. She died on December 6, 2019.
Daily Times ex-editor, Oyebola, dies at 84
He died at the age of 84 in his house at Oluyole Estate, Ibadan.Oyebola, who started his journalism carrier in 1968, was the pioneer and father of investigative journalism in Nigeria.
Remembering Temidayo Oluyele Bademosi: A quintessential medical practitioner (1957-2010)
Dr. Temidayo Oluyele Bademosi was born on August 14, 1957, as the fourth child to Mr. Benjamin Agboola Bademosi and Mrs. Abigail Omosajuola Bademosi (nee Adeloye), of Ondo West Local Council of Ondo State. He died on March 6, 2010, at the age of 53.
Mrs. Inara Agiobu-Kemmer (Dec. 29, 1965- Jan. 16, 2020)
Mrs. Inara Josephine Ngozi Agiobu-Kemmer (nee Waribigha) was born into the family of Mr. Joseph Apriye and Mrs. Bernice Karieopiri (nee Inatimi-Edward Waribigha) of Brass Local Council of Bayelsa State.
Timothy Somorin (March 4, 1938- Dec. 24, 2019): Exit Of A Great Man
Chief Timothy Adekoya Somorin was born on March 4, 1938 in Sagamu, Remo, Ogun State to the family of the late Pa Daniel Somorin and Madam Alice. E. Somorin.
Lady Oyinkansola Abayomi: An Amazon, trailblazer
Lady Oyinkansola Abayomi, generally known as Oyinkan Abayomi, was a nationalist, teacher, women rights activist, politician and social crusader. She was the founding teacher of Queens College, Lagos, and the first woman from Lagos to drive a car. Born on March 6, 1897 in Lagos, Oyinkan attended Anglican Girls’ Seminary, Lagos, from 1903 to 1909…
Admiral Patrick Seubo Koshoni: A matchless master mariner (April 17, 1943-January 25, 2020)
I have had my binoculars trained on him for the past 33 years. It started first as an official duty and then ripened into the sweet pleasure of a hobby.
For quintessential Librarian, Sesan Dipeolu ( January 13, 1930 — December 18, 2019)
Interred in Lagos on January 17, 2020, Jonathan Olusesan Dipeolu the quintessential librarian would have clocked 90 years on 13 January 2020. He was born on 13 January 1930 in Lagos to Joseph Michael Odedeyi Dipeolu....
Olayinka Simoyan (Feb. 1, 1934 - Oct. 29, 2019): Diplomat, banker and author
Diplomat, banker and author, Nigeria’s former Charge d’Affaires to Benin Republic and Austria, Chief Olayinka Olasehinde Simoyan, Bashorun of Egbe, died recently. He was 85 years old.
Dr. Iphigenia Efunjoke Coker : A life of impact and excellence
It is near impossible to attempt to write an appreciation on Dr Iphigenia Efunjoke Coker MFR, an amazing amazon, worthy of emulation and recognition, a champion...