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Samuel Ade-Ali

OBITUARY: Samuel Ade-Ali (1960-2019)

Samuel Ade-Ali is dead. Until his demise, he was a professor of African Philosophy and Aesthetics at the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU),...

Things you should know about Ekene Ezeunala, the topmost UTME 2019 candidate

Ekene Franklin Ezeunala is the highest scoring candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). With a total mark of 347 out of 400,...
Ridwan Ola-Gbadamosi

Valedictory speech by LASU best graduating student, Ridwan Ola-Gbadamosi

Below is a text of the valedictory speech delivered by OLA-GBADAMOSI, Ridwan Oladotun who emerged overall best graduating student of the Lagos State University...

PhD holder, historian: Meet the new NYSC DG, Shuaibu Ibrahim

Last Friday, the Nigerian federal government announced the appointment of Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim as the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Mr Ibrahim, is...

Meet ‘Mama Olodo’ under whom ‘dullards’ became brilliant

To a Yoruba speaking person, 'Olodo' is synonymous with dullards. But here is Mrs Marianne Ariorutsebafor who has been proudly called Mama Olodo during...

Meet Sarah Morocco-Clarke, Nigeria’s first female banker

For a long time, the banking sector was largely dominated by men. That was until Dr Sarah Adenike Morocco-Clarke joined the profession. She started her...

45 year old Bala Magaji is NOUN’s best graduating student

A 45 year old man, Bala Magaji has emerged the best graduating student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) for the 2018/2019...

Nigerian, Chinelo Emelife graduates best at Indian university

A 28-year-old student from Nigeria, Stella Chinelo Emelife has graduated best at an Indian university after she swept 20 gold medals and five cash...

Not too old to learn: Fatima Kurfi, the septuagenarian who earned a degree

Education is not just for the young. That is exemplified in the story of Hajiya Fatima Kurfi, a Septuagenarian who returned to school about...

TRIBUTE: Aisha Lemu (1940-2019)

Muhammed Ndagi writes about the lives and times of late Islamic educationist, Aisha Lemu who died recently. After living a life fully dedicated to...
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