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19 Jan 2019
Pa Samuel Adebisi Ogunseye was born into the family of the late Chief Rufus Solomon Ogunseye (the Lotin of Ile-Oluji) and the late Madam Julianah Tinuola Ogunseye of Odoyeghe Street, Ile-Oluji Kingdom, on March 6, 1927 and died on December 3, 2018, at the age of 91. He attended St Peter’s Primary School Ile-Oluji and…
19 Jan 2019
Aisha Lemu was a British-born author and religious educator who embraced Islam in 1961 and resided in Nigeria until her death on January 5, 2019 at the age of 79. Lemu was born in Poole, Dorset, in 1940, as Bridget Aisha Honey. At the age of 13, she began to question her faith and thus,…
19 Jan 2019
The last time I saw Chief Bernard Uwadinisu Onyenokwe was several years ago. I had driven from Port Harcourt straight to his house in Effurun, near Warri. He was expecting me because we had spoken earlier on the phone. We shook hands warmly, exchanged pleasantries and it was clear that though he was already in…
12 Jan 2019
Sir Otunba Yomi Oshikoya, who died on Boxing Day at the ripe age of 85 years, was Nigeria’s foremost aviation lawyer. He was born in Lagos on September 4, 1933 into the Royal families of the Anoko Royal Ruling House of Sagamu Remo Land and the Rademo Royal Ruling House of Ikorodu and also the Ajisebutu Dynasty of Ayanbadejo ......
12 Jan 2019
She finished everything she needed to do during her sojourn on Earth and she departed quietly to meet her Maker at the turn of the Year 2019.Dr. (Mrs.) Oyenike Fatungase-Michael Ibru, a quintessential lady whose rich variegated life- style is a study of the sublime....
8 Dec 2018
“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” —Shannon L. Alder Dr. Iyayi Efianayi is undoubtedly a man whose life exemplified the above statement by Shannon L. Alder. Although he is gone but his works, acts of kindness and the…
8 Dec 2018
“If I no sleep, my mother no go sleep, If I no chop, my mother no go chop She no dey tire ha, sweet mother I no go forget the suffer wey you suffer for me yeah yeah Sweet mother aha, sweet mother oh eh oh…” – Prince Nico Mbarga One person that I know…
1 Dec 2018
The 17th century English poet and playwright, remarkably one of the greatest wordsmiths that ever lived, must have penned the enduring lines with the likes of the political gladiator, inimitable party administrator and aficionado, Chief (Dr) Anthony Akhakon Anenih, the Iyasele of Esanland, in mind.
17 Nov 2018
Ten years ago, an iroko tree fell in The Apostolic Church (TAC) Nigeria. That iroko was the former National Secretary of the church, Pastor Zaccheus Abere-Ona Alabi. Alabi was born on April 27, 1927 at Ayegunle Gbede in the old Kabba Province to the family of the late Oba of Ayegunle Gbede. The young Alabi…
17 Nov 2018
Evangelist John Ighalo Clarus Akhigbe (JP), who died recently, was born in 1933 to Pa Samuel Ilenkponria Akhigbe and Madam Sarah Ibhazogbonre Akhigbe of Idumegbede, Iruekpen-Ekpoma in Esan West Local Council Area of Edo State.  He lived in Ebute, Ekpoma with his grandmother, where he had his primary education at St. Paul’s Primary School Iruekpen.…
17 Nov 2018
Mrs. Grace Aramide Olawoye, who died on November 11, 2017, was born on March 13, 1941 into a royal family in Ondo town. She received her primary school education at St. Stephen’s Junior Primary School and Anglican Girls School in Ondo. After her primary school education, she proceeded to St. Louis Secondary School, Ondo for…
6 Oct 2018
Why should anyone be remembered 20 or more years after their passing? Some will be remembered for what they stood for and forgotten because they stood for little or nothing. So, who was Samuel Anunu Kpoli Metseagharun?

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