Ọlaniwun Ajayi: Farewell to a valiant pilgrim
We received the news of the sudden death of Sir Ọlaniwun Ajayi in the early hours of this (yesterday) morning with utmost shock and dismay.
Chief Hyacinth (Odigili) Ilonze (1934-2016) A wiseman missed by his community
Ilonze, who died on September 5, 2016, was an Aba-based astute businessman, who gave his best to family and community. He was born 82 years ago to the Ilonze family in Enugo Village Ojoto ...
Remembering James Mordi, one year after
Mr. James Ekene Mordi, who has died one year ago, was born on Sunday January 10, 1937 in Ogbenti Obi Issele uku, Delta State. He was the youngest child of Nwuegbuzie and Aishiedu (nee Nwabueze).
Tribute to captain Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara: Ode to joy
This is odd. Quite oxymoronic. Ode to Joy as tribute to a fallen young hero? Should this not be appropriately titled Lamentations?“How the mighty have fallen in battle!Jonathan lies slain on your heights.
Prof. Reuben Olu-Udochukwu Ani (1942-2016)
Professor Reuben Olu-Oludochukwu Ani (Olowa Nwani), who has died was born to the family of Chinevu Nwani Anyamu of Amankpo Umuezike, and Ogo Nwadiyoke Oyiogu of Amegu-uwani Mgboko, both in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State on February 27, 1942.
Akintunde Adeniyi Adesokan (1955-2016)
In his tribute, Dr. O.A. Oyesanya who lives in United Kingdom said: “Bose (aka Sola), Jimi; my brother, Ayo (aka Kunle) and I were toddlers in Imalefalafia, Ibadan in those very good and happy old days.
Isidore Okpewho: The scholar as epic hero
Besides his excellent works of fiction, Okpewho was a specialist in African Diaspora studies. But he will be best remembered for his original contribution to the discourse of oral literature and epics.
Adetoun Adesunloye (1947-2016) An exemplary and dedicated mother indeed
Adetoun Adesunloye who has passed on was born in April 1947. There was little immediate sign that she would be in any way remarkable or achieve much when she was born.In a tribute by Peter Aziza, which was made available to The Guardian Adesunloye...
Humphrey Ehiorobo Oviasu
Humphery Ehiorobo Oviasu, who has died aged 91 years, was an astute administration manager of his time who would be remembered for the administrative prowess he displayed in various organisations where he worked.
Joseph Onuora Eseka (1932-2016) A professional per excellence
Engr. Joseph Onuora Eseka, who has died was born to the late Mr. John and Mrs. Alice Eseka on June 10, 1932 at Igbosere Road, Lafiaji, Lagos Island, Lagos.In his tribute which was made available to The Guardian Chike Nwanze, Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer...