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1 Feb 2020
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....
18 Jan 2020
Diplomat, banker and author, Nigeria’s former Charge d’Affaires to Benin Republic and Austria, Chief Olayinka Olasehinde Simoyan, Bashorun of Egbe, died recently. He was 85 years old.
18 Jan 2020
It is near impossible to attempt to write an appreciation on Dr Iphigenia Efunjoke Coker MFR, an amazing amazon, worthy of emulation and recognition, a champion...
11 Jan 2020
I heard about the passing of Chief Aino Oni-Okpaku through social media in the early hours of January 4th, a day after our daughter Amara went to Quintessence to buy gifts before departing Nigeria.
11 Jan 2020
Quintessence, our cultural icon which sits just off the famous Falomo Roundabout in Ikoyi, is moving to a new home today. After 38 years, the large Q hanging over dusty Awolowo Road, will no longer beckon culture-seekers ..
4 Jan 2020
Seinye, widow of the founder of Moni Pulo Limited, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs on Friday said the January burial date for her husband is still achievable. She made the statement in reaction to the alleged cancellation of her husband’s January 25, 2020 burial date which was announced by her son Dumo and the family…
27 Dec 2019
Once in every generation, and to a particular people, God sends that one person who comes along with refreshing energy, impacts us so affectionately; uplifts our spirits, energizes our bones and inspires us to grander ideals beyond ourselves before bowing out at the given moment, quietly, but with grace just like the saints marching on…
14 Dec 2019
Sir Henry Olujimi Boyo was born into the illustrious Boyo family of Warri, Delta State on February 9, 1948. He attended the Children’s Home School in Ibadan
7 Dec 2019
Testimonies trailing the transition of Dr. Oluwatamilore Akinlade Falomo point to one fact: The deceased led an eventful life largely devoted to the service of God as a Christian as well as a benevolent life totally committed to uplifting the needy and the downtrodden. Born in Lagos on December 4, 1940 to Chief Oluwagbohun Akinremi…
30 Nov 2019
Life is a marketplace, where sons and daughters of Eve come and go as traders. Come what, the Prince and the beggar must depart the land of sojourn to account for their transactions at the marketplace. So it was for Mrs Adeline Noah Oruigoni (nee Jeremiah), a great daughter, Princess,born in 1954 to the Royal…
30 Nov 2019
Engineer (Professor) John Willie Kwamina Duncan was born in Lagos on February 11, 1933. He was educated at St. Gregory’s College, Ikoyi, Lagos. After a short spell at Yaba College of Technology and University College, Ibadan, he proceeded to England to Woolwich Polytechnic...
16 Nov 2019
Brother Abdur-Razaq, where are you? The anxious and inaudible phone call from Nurudeen Jumah jolted me. “I’m in the office,” I replied. “NS is gone!” He announced. “I can’t hear you,” was my response, wondering why this hasty news. He repeated forcefully, “NS is gone, NS is gone.” And my voice collapsed! Subhannallah, Yeeeeee! Not…

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