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22 Feb 2020
Mrs. Inara Josephine Ngozi Agiobu-Kemmer (nee Waribigha) was born into the family of Mr. Joseph Apriye and Mrs. Bernice Karieopiri (nee Inatimi-Edward Waribigha) of Brass Local Council of Bayelsa State.
22 Feb 2020
Chief Timothy Adekoya Somorin was born on March 4, 1938 in Sagamu, Remo, Ogun State to the family of the late Pa Daniel Somorin and Madam Alice. E. Somorin.
22 Feb 2020
“Pulling-out remains a cherished ceremony for any distinguished General on meritorious retirement. Abdulkarim Adisa enjoyed the preferment. That was on his retirement day. Thereafter, he lived in grace and nobility for years.
16 Feb 2020
Lady Oyinkansola Abayomi, generally known as Oyinkan Abayomi, was a nationalist, teacher, women rights activist, politician and social crusader. She was the founding teacher of Queens College, Lagos, and the first woman from Lagos to drive a car. Born on March 6, 1897 in Lagos, Oyinkan attended Anglican Girls’ Seminary, Lagos, from 1903 to 1909…
8 Feb 2020
I have had my binoculars trained on him for the past 33 years. It started first as an official duty and then ripened into the sweet pleasure of a hobby.
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…

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