Remembering quintessential Lateef Adegbite
In a world that has consistently favoured the Marxist notion of religion as an opiate of the masses with most individuals scrambling for the use of religion as a ladder to “breakthrough”, Dr. Lateef Oladimeji Adegbite, who transited seven years ago, stands out unblemished having committed significant portion of his resources to services to Islam…
Mufutau Olatinwo: Quintessential Son of Offa (September 16, 1954 — July 27, 2019)
Dr. Mufutau Olatinwo was born on September 16, 1954 in Offa, Offa Local Council of Kwara State and died on July 27, 2019. Olatinwo, who distinguished himself as an educational administrator of repute, started his education at Offa Grammar School, Offa.
Juliana Fasehun: Devoted home-maker (May 19, 1930-July 12, 2019)
Mrs. Juliana Ayinke Fasehun (nee Oyemade) was born on May 19, 1930, into the family of the late Chief Emmanuel Adeyemi Oyemade and the late Mama Janet Adebanwo Oyemade. She died on July 12, 2019, according to a tribute written by Dr. Simi Fasehun.
Remembering quintessential journalist Mac Adetoye Alabi (April 25, 1928 – August 21, 2009)
MAC Adetoyi Alabi, the famous journalist whose professional renown spread across the country, was born on April 25, 1928 at Ile-Oloke, Oke-Koto, Isale-Ijebu in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. He passed on 10 years ago at the ripe age of 81.
Caroline Isedua Osobase: Godly Mother (November 1942 — 2019)
Mrs Caroline Isedua Osobase was born on November 9, 1942, in Zaria, Kaduna State to the family of Pa Celestine Offor Okpataku in Ugboha, Esan South East Council of Edo State. She was born into a Catholic family and remained dedicated to her faith until she was called home to glory.
Ubon Jimmy Akpan: Sunset at noon
Writing the word ‘late’ or referring to Akparawa Ubon Jimmy Akpan in the past has been the most traumatizing experience for me. The mere fact that I cannot escape the dreaded word or circumvent the reality that he is no more; would never be seen, or exchanged those wisecracks gives me goose pimples.
Joseph Olanrewaju Obembe: Quintessential preacher (1956-2019)
Archbishop Joseph Olanrewaju Obembe was the Presiding Archbishop of El-Shaddai Bible Churches World-wide. He was born in 1956. He went to Yaba Government Technical School now known as (Federal Technical College). He became born again in 1979 at Foursquare Church. Shomolu. He later became a dynamic youth leader under the then Assistant Pastor, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo in the Church.
Isaac Odeyemi Opakunle ( May 1951- June 2019)
Isaac Odeyemi Opakunle was born in Ita Egbe, Egbado in Yewa Local Council of Ogun State, Nigeria on May 10, 1951. He was the third born child of the late...
Motunde Senbanjo: A philanthropist (Dec. 28, 1942- July 5, 2009)
Elder Motunde Olaseni Senbanjo was born in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State on December 28, 1942 and died 10 years ago, on July 5, 2009.He was a man of great vision and British-trained seasoned technocrat with pedigree and so much famed in quality paint production in Nigeria, was indeed, a man of many parts: philanthropist, captain…
Remembering James Oluleye (April 20, 1930- July 2, 2009)
MAJ. Gen James Oluleye was born on April 20, 1930 to the family of Ezekiel and Janet Oluleye of Efon Alaaye in today’s Ekiti State and died on July 2, 2009. Orphaned by age 14, the hard times were weathered by the loving care of his elder brother, Michael Folayan who trained him. He attended…