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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?
6 Oct 2018
A tribute to my father is a tribute to an icon, a war lord, a lover of humanity, a community leader, a gentleman, popularly called the “Boss” by his children and family members and “Chief Ugbah” by my kid sister Tina.
1 Oct 2018
With like minds to found the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). He thereafter aspired to lead the country as her president, for which he mobilised men and resources to begin the Dafinone for President campaign. However, the dream was aborted in mid-September of 1998 due to a protracted illness. He was flown abroad and after four…
29 Sep 2018
The life of every great man usually have many parts, just like the proverbial elephant whom different blind men described from its different parts that each of the blind men felt.
29 Sep 2018
At the risk of being accused of ingratitude to the Almighty in addition to incurring the wrath of the departed Prince Adedapo Adeniran at the ripe old age of 94, our deep sense of loss is nevertheless overwhelming.
25 Aug 2018
When the sad news of the passing unto glory of Professor Matthew Obichukwu Edoga filtered into Aku, his hometown on the early hours of Friday, July 27, 2018, many were struck with disbelief. As the cloud of rumour fades, and it became obvious that it was true that Mighty has transited. The entire town was…
25 Aug 2018
A journey, no matter how long and pleasant, shall surely come to an end one day. Such was the adventure of Chief Moses Folorunsho Ayinla Fagbohun that came to a victorious end in London on Friday, April 20, 2018. He was 79. The news of his death was a great shock to us all as…
21 Jul 2018
Mrs Sophia Chioma Alaku, who died on May 3rd was born on June 12, 1943 into the religious family of Chief Philip Ezembu of Mbu Amon, in Isi-Uzo Council Area of Enugu State. Her father, Chief Ezembu was a foremost itinerant Church Teacher (Catechist) who assiduously travelled to various churches in his evangelical expedition in…
21 Jul 2018
Uchenna Godfrey Okagu, who died recently after a protracted illness was born in Aku on May 22, 1971 to the family of Ozo Sylvester Okagu and Late Ezinne Roseline Okagu of Amauwelu Obie Aku in Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State. He began his academic pursuit at Central School Aku, from where he…
7 Jul 2018
Ugru Usani Isokon, popularly known as “Teacher,” was born on August 19, 1937 to the late Etete Usani ‘Jimmy’ Isokon of Kedangha I, Abanakpai, Nko in Yakurr Local Council of Cross River State.
7 Jul 2018
Today, a symposium will be held to honour the memory of Professor Adebayo Adedeji who died on April 25, 2018 and was laid to rest yesterday in Ijebu-Ode. I first met Adebayo Adedeji during the summer session of the United Nations Economic and Social Council held in July 1987 in Geneva, Switzerland.


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Ghanian artist Black Sherif has released the music video for his trending single Kwaku The Traveller. The video for the Joker Nharna produced single was directed by David Nicol-Sey. The song's music video captures Sherif's message on the struggle of the youth.  Soon after the music video for Kwaku The Traveller dropped, American rapper Timbaland described the song as…
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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says investigation into the mangled body found on Runway 18R at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, will prevent a recurrence.
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The Bank of Industry (BoI) says it recorded a 75 per cent increase in Profit Before Tax to N61.15 billion in the 2021 financial period.
1 hour ago
A former Governor old Cross River State Donald Etiebet Friday night told Nigeria's transportation minister and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, that delegates from Akwa Ibom State will vote for him at the party's national convention where APC will nominate its presidential candidate. Etiebet, who spoke on behalf…
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An All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured that he would run an all-inclusive government if he clinches his party’s ticket and wins in the general election. Amaechi, a former Minister of Transportation, in a statement on Friday, said if elected President, everyone would be a stakeholder and contribute to nation-building. He…