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7 Jul 2018
Victor Adewale Sessi hailed from Ganho Quarters in Badagry, Lagos State. He died on May 29, 2018 at the age of 75. Born on June 12, 1943, at Ebute Metta, he went to St Pauls’ Catholic School and had his secondary education at Metropolitan College, Surulere, Lagos.
30 Jun 2018
Yesterday, all roads led to my maternal hometown Oke-Igbo whose fame is often rendered in songs as the “little Jerusalem,” but in reality, is known as an ancient Yoruba town where the legendary Prince Derin Ologbenla, the great warrior and Ile-Ife royal, pitched his war tent. By so doing, he attracted eminent war-lords from different…
30 Jun 2018
Even at the best of times, mortality has never been a subject that sits easily in conversations let alone in circumstances where it involves a loved one hobbled by an ailment with potentially life-threatening outcome. In such situations, even discussions about commonplace issues tend to be a torturous experience for families and friends. This is…
23 Jun 2018
The late Mrs. Christiana Arinola Adenike Kayode was born on October 25, 1939 and passed on five years ago.
26 May 2018
Dr. Gabriel Akindele Akinola, retired lecturer at the University of Ibadan, historian par excellence, teacher of teachers, pioneer researcher in the history of East Africa and accomplished historiographer would be buried today, May 25. He died after a brief illness and is survived by the wife and two sons.
19 May 2018
At the time Mrs Rose Omade Edoga was born, there was no official record. Her father Nwani died when she was about five years old and her mother, Ogbu, got the assistance of the Catholic mission in training her. After a short exposure to western education, she was betrothed to Bernard Oyigbo Edoga, who relocated…
19 May 2018
Olukayode Olumuyiwa Onabowale (aka as Abbakays) lived life to its fullness and was celebrated by his family, friends and the society. Church leader, notable community leader, pragmatic businessman, an achiever, effective mobiliser of men and resources were some of the inscriptions on his tomb after his demise one year ago. Born in Zaria, Kaduna State…
19 May 2018
Mrs Augusta Umoren (nee Arit Peter Akpan) was born in October 1936 to the family of Peter Akpan Asuno of Nung Uyo, Idoro-Obio in Uyo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State. She died in January 2018 at the age of 82. Mama, your name Augusta, was a title of honour to wives and daughters of…
28 Apr 2018
In a twinkle of an eye, the 10th year has rolled by since our Professor Jadesola Akande, the founding Executive Director of Women Law and Development Centre, Nigeria (WLDCN), an exemplary leader, erudite scholar, astute University administrator, a sage by all its definition left us for the great beyond precisely in the early hours of…
28 Apr 2018
This third stanza of the old Christian hymn (Fading away like the stars of the morning) by the Scotsman, Horatius Bonar seems to capture the essence of Boniface Opute. BM as most of us grew fond of calling him is like a spirit unbound. Even in death, you can’t help but wonder whether he is…
14 Apr 2018
Mama was born 90 years ago to the family of Pa Eseimuede Ekpenakhina and Mrs Ejemwen Eseimuede and given the name Eseigbe to signify the commitment of the family to the course of philanthropy and doing good to all and sundry.
7 Apr 2018
Mrs Fadeke Ogundokun, a quintessential teacher and renowned educationist was born on October 27, 1942 into the Christian family of Pa Samuel and Mama Sarah Adedokun of Alase compound Isia, Okeho, Oyo State. She started her education at the Baptist Primary School Isia, Okeho and later continued her studies at Baptist Girls College, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta…


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The confusion within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was palpable, yesterday when the National Working Committee (NWC) released yet another revised timetable...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, kicked against what it described as marginalisation of women in the political space
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As political parties begin primaries to elect their candidates, former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has counselled them to rise above sectional sentiments...
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Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has sued the Federal Government (FG), Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Lagos State government and its attorney general,
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Following the absence of the usual contenders for the goalkeeping position, Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi and John Noble, the coast is clear for home-based players...