Tag: Tribute

“It’s Been 10 Years Without Your Words” Stella Damasus’s Tribute To Late Husband, Jaiye Aboderin

Nollywood’s Stella Damasus’  took to her Instagram page to pay tribute to her late husband and father of her two children Jaiye Aboderin 10 years after his demise. Jaiye Aboderin slumped and died while playing basketball with friends on December 3rd 2004. He was 33-years-old when he died.. Find below[Read More…]

Okey Ndibe: Dimgba Igwe, Light Too Soon Dimmed

I had just returned home from dropping off a friend at a train station last Saturday (September 6) when I read a terse text message: “Dimgba Igwe is dead.” My shock quickly gave way to disbelief. But when I rang the friend who had sent the text, he confirmed the[Read More…]

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Professor Jacob Festus Ade Ajayi, A Champion Among Men

No tribute of respect to the memory of one of African’s greatest historians could have been more appropriate than to express gratitude to Professor J.F. Ade Ajayi for reconstructing African history through his teachings, writings, and research. An internationally recognized African historian, Ajayi was one of the most influential historians[Read More…]

Chris Olukolade: Tribute To Dora Akunyili, A Case Study in Virtue And Patriotism

BY MAJ GEN CHRIS OLUKOLADE  At every turn in history, iconic men and women; those exceptional people with unprecedented breadth of service to humanity, the icons whose trajectory stand them apart from the packs, appear like the comet to beautify our world. Great achievers and products of inspiration, such rare[Read More…]

Opinion: Dora Akunyili, The 7th Stanza Of The 1st Verse Of Nigeria’s National Anthem

  Dora Akunyili, I should write for you. These were the first words I could muster myself to write when I heard of your death late Saturday evening. It is with a heavy heart that I write this, not necessarily because of your death, but for the painful fact that[Read More…]

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Dora Akunyili, A Light In Our Darkest Hour #Tribute

Last week, the world lost a great woman. Indeed, this planet lost one of the most talented and multi-faceted women of our time. We are shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Dr. Dora Akunyili, Nigeria’s former Director-General, National Agency for Drug and Food Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Death[Read More…]