Former Kwara acting governor, Col. Adedipe, passes on at 78
Former acting military governor of Kwara State, Col. John Olajide Adedipe, has passed on at his Ibadan, Oyo State residence. Adedipe, who died on April 17, after a brief illness, was born in Jebba
The last of the Mohicans: Tribute to Richard Akinjide (1930-2020)
Chief Richard Osuolale Abimbola Akinjide (SAN, CON, CFR) who died on April 21, 2020 at the ripe age of 89 years, will forever be remembered as one of the most intriguing and accomplished Nigerians of Yoruba extraction.
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....