Remembering Daniel Ogbonnaya Okoro (1937-2014)
AONE year ago in the early hours of Monday, May 19, 2014, the Okoro Uwaekwe family of Umuodeche in Isi-ala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State lost one of their illustrious sons, Daniel Ogbonnaya Okoro, aged 77 years.
Tribute To Comrade Uche Chukwumerije
COMRADE Uche Chukwumerije is a great man. And he remains so even in death. Only a few men born of a woman attain, and truly earn this epithet commonly used to describe most Nigerians especially at death. And the true worth of a man is in truth actually determined at death when he is powerless…
Ololade Sowemimo, Simple Lagos Princess, Passes On
IN every situation of life it is good to give thanks to God who is the ultimate authority over everything. Omo Oba Ololade Sowemimo (nee Akitoye) quietly slipped away from this mortal world on Friday May 14, this year.
Joseph Awogbemi, Two Years On
By Onyedika Agbedo BORN on September 7, 1932, at Odo-Oro Ekiti, Ekiti State, the late Joseph Awogbemi was a renowned Town Planner. His parents were Emily Omopariola Fabunmi Awogbemi (mother) and Emmanuel Adeniyi Awogbemi (father), both of blessed memory.
Roseline Nwayingbo Ojiyi (1928 – 2015): An Epitome Of Faith
MOTHER of Good Faith Roseline Nwanyinbo Ojiyi, aka Chinyelugo, Odiukonamba, Nwanyigbuefi, Nnemuluora, was born into the family of the late Chief Okocha Igwe (Eselu Enuego) of Agbani Umuazu Nise in Njikoka South Local Council of Anambra State and Lolo Chinwe Okocha (nee Okeke Nwoye) of Akankpisi Nri in 1928. Ngbo, as Mama was popularly called…
A Tribute To Gbemisola Rosiji (1926 – 2015)
AS quiet in life, so silently departed Chief Mrs. Gbemisola Rosiji (nee Mann) on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 89 years. “Mamani”, a sobriquet assumed by the family for her and her departed husband, Chief Ayo Rosiji (Babani) passed on, as it is true for any mortal. Gbemisola was born on January 27, 1926, to…
Isaac Aremu Omotosho (1946 – 2015), A Tribute
THE business world lost one of its own with the death, recently, of Chief Isaac Aremu Omotosho. Popularly and affectionately known by the acronym Onward, the late Omotosho was born on May 12, 1946, into the family of Mr. Tijani Omotosho and Mrs. Wuraola Omotosho.
David Udi Muogho For Burial Today
OLOROGUN David Udi Muogho, the Ogbu of Udu Kingdom, Delta State, who passed on February 2, 2015 at the age of 82 years will be buried today. The Late Olorogun Muogho was born in 1933 at Iyeghe quarters Aladja Town, Udu Local Government Area of the old Western region now Delta State to the late…
Samson Afolabi Adebajo, One Year On
A MAN of integrity, disciplined, highly principled, with strong Christian and family values, the late Chief Samson Afolabi Adebajo was a well respected role model and an inspiration to many. A patriarch whose life was worthy of emulation, he was born on March 25, 1928, in Ijebu-Ode, to the late Pa Isaiah Adebajo and…