20 Feb 2021
Emeritus Prof. John Akolisa Ibemesi has passed on. Ibemesi was born on November 25, 1942, in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. He was a native of Eziaja Village in Neni, Anaocha Local Council
20 Feb 2021
Nne Daddy, Ada Ugo, Ada Ogada, Ada Eze, Ada du Uwa nma, it was not that I did not expect you to die, but not at the time you passed on. I lack words to pay tribute to you, which in human thoughts ought to be the other way around. As a child, you accepted,…
20 Feb 2021
Justice Abdulkadir Orire, a renowned Muslim cleric, distinguished teacher and seasoned jurist, was born at Obaninsunwa on June 3, 1930, and died on January 26, 2021. Orire started off with the study of the Quranic reading and recitation as a kindergarten. He was exposed to the fundamental aspects of the Islamic faith and the exciting…
6 Feb 2021
Otunba Thomas Bamidele Adebayo, a well-to-do quantity surveyor was born on March 2, 1937 to Pa Michael Adebayo Onafowokan and Madam Sarah Adebayo...
9 Jan 2021
And Jimanze Ego-Alowes died from liver cancer at 62 before we could hatch his next-level proposal. A prolific author, he described himself on his Twitter handle as a “journalist...
24 Nov 2020
One January afternoon in 2012, I as a nine-year-old girl, accompanied by my parents and younger siblings were ushered into a large but very modest waiting room in Ridge – Accra. I was nervous, not because it was Ghana, or that the heat was sweltering. Rather, it was the very first time I was going…
21 Nov 2020
NDI nne MaaMaa. Chinenyenwa. Nwa Ezshikealoke Ogoo. These were my usual clarion greetings to Mama that she gladsomely responded lovingly with Chukwu bu ike anyi ooo (God is truly our strength).
17 Oct 2020
The media and communication industry was recently thrown into mourning mood over the sudden death of MTN Events and Sponsorship Manager, Okundola Agboola Bamgboye, popularly known in the social circle as Dola.
12 Sep 2020
High Chief Ebun Olawoye was born in Ondo on January 6 1930 to the illustrious family of Pa Abraham Olawoye. His father was the son of Logbosere Fagbohunlu and grandson of High Chief Sasere Fasida, (popularly known as Sasere Otokola, meaning he made his wealth from farming). His mother, Madam Bernice Olawoye, was the granddaughter of…
29 Aug 2020
The common sights, sounds and smells of Lagos Island’s neatly swept narrow streets, yes the town had street sweepers, public water pumps strategically located at corners and intersections, the streets were lit and you would typically see the fortunately placed office workers in white short sleeves
15 Aug 2020
It has been two decades since our mother Late Mrs Grace Ebunoluwa Idowu left us to be with the Lord. For the family, it has been a herculean task navigating life without you.
18 Jul 2020
On June 6, 2020, we woke up to a very sad message on our Nigeria Law School Class of 1980 WhatsApp forum, posted by our learned colleague, Prof. Koyinsola Ajayi (SAN), which read as follows: “With great sadness in my heart