Our families had always been close. I remember playing in the garden of their house in Enugu, when I was about four years old. Led by Ndenyi, the eldest of our group, I remember running round the guava tree, laughing as we begged their father....
Michael Ikechukwu Okonkwo (1945-2017) role model indeed
Michael Ikechukwu Okonkwo (alias Dakota) was born in Ogwashi-Uku in the then Western Region of Nigeria now known as Delta State on September 5, 1945 to late Pa Okonkwo Ugege Nwokolo and late Madam Angelina Etunaiwebi Okonkwo.
Eno Benjamin Akpan Ikpe (1940 - 2017) renowned pen pusher
Elder Eno Benjamin Ikpe, who frequently referred to himself as, ‘Ufot Udo Nkasang,’ a nickname which pointed to his birth order as the fourth of the five brothers, would fondly refer to his children as ‘ndito Ufot Udo Nkasang’
Nkonadi Daniel Okanya (1934-2017) philanthropist per excellence
Nkonadi Dan Ogbonna Okanya, who died on Sunday May 28 at the age of 92, was born to the family of Ozo Egbuturu Okanya and Lolo Iyikwu Okanya (nee Nsude) of Lelegu, Nua village, Aku Igbo Etiti Local Council of Enugu State. He was the eleventh child of his parents and only one of the…
Remembering advert Guru, Olasode (1964-2016)
Alhaji Kehinde Olasode, who died in May last year was an advertising guru before his demise. He mentored many young advertising practitioners to find their feet in the sector.
Reminiscing Adeyanju Badmos, mother and educationist par excellence
For an educational institution to become a full-fledged learning institute, it requires keen teachers with good virtues to nurture and contribute to total wellbeing of a child.
Remembering May Ezekiel, 21 years after
She was popularly known as MEE (May Ellen Ezekiel), publisher of Classique Magazine, editor of Quality Magazine, host of Mee & You Television Talk Show and a philanthropist. Married to a veteran Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State....
Tunde Oyelola: Glorious exit of an icon
The Nigeria Export Community has lost a leading light and a pathfinder.I still can't get over the fact that Engr. Tunde Oyelola has passed on. This is because on the day he died, we had telephone conversations thrice and exchanged SMS once.
Tribute to Mrs Omawumi Beatrice Udoh (1960 - 2016)
“Bros! The bill has just been passed”. With those immortal words, Omawumi had informed me that the Delta State House of Assembly had passed the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) Bill into law. I think it was on August 1, 2006 and she had telephoned from the House.
A tribute to my wife Caroline Ikazoboh
It is hard to accept the death of a loved one, especially when you didn’t have the chance to say goodbye, especially when the deceased was taken so suddenly and so shockingly at the prime of life and most especially......
William Adeolu Rosanwo (1931-2016) renowned engineer of his time
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.