Ojo Maduekwe: Exit of the philosopher king (1945-2016)
Chief Ojo Mbila Maduekwe made the first big impression on the Nigerian scene shortly after he was appointed Minister of Culture in 1999 by the administration of returnee President Olusegun Obasanjo.
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...
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...
Oghogho Orumwense (1924-2016) : A heroine cum philanthropist
Mrs Oghogho Orumwense, who has died was a heroine and philanthropist, who touched the lives of many positively.
Isaac Ademoye Omolaja Sodipo: Foremost Egba chief, politician and philanthropist
Hon. (Chief) Isaac Ademoye Omolaja Sodipo (1880-1966) was a pioneer member of the House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria (1954-1959). A tribute by his son, Prof. Joseph Sodipo ...
Stella Adebisi Oke: Seasoned educationist and administrator
Mrs Stella Adebisi Oke (nee Ademokun), who has died aged 68 years, was a committed educationist and administrator. She was an employee of the Lagos State Ministry of Education until 1995 ...
Essien Eyo Edet Moma a renowned obstetrician, gynaecologist and politician
Professor Essien Eyo Edet Moma, who has died, was a foremost obstetrician and gynaecologist, an astute politician, kingmaker and the village head of Ekpene Ikot Effionang in Akpabuyo local....
Ahmed Rufa’i Ibrahim
Ahmed Rufa’i Ibrahim, who has died aged 66, was a bright political scientist and lawyer, but was better known as a leading radical journalist on the Nigerian Left — easily among the best of his generation.