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Former ABU, UNILORIN vice-chancellor, Akinkugbe dies at 86

Emeritus Professor Oladipo Akinkugbe is dead. The deceased who was a foremost Nigerian Professor of Medicine at the University...

Nigeria’s education minister loses mum

Fatima Adamu, the mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has passed on. She died in the early...

In 48 hours, another OAU lecturer dies

Less than 48 eight hours after unknown gunmen killed a Professor of Paediatrics of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Jerome Elusiyan, the death...

Pioneer AAUA VC, Akinyemiju Akindoyeni dies at 80

The pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Akinyemiju Akindoyeni is dead. He was 80 years old. ...

Gunmen assassinate CRUTECH chief architect

Gunmen suspected to be assassins on Thursday evening ambushed and killed the chief architect in the Works and Physical Planning unit of...

UI ‘lecturer’ commits ‘suicide’ after years of academic stagnation

A long time lecturer at the University of Ibadan (UI) identified as Mr Aminu Zubairu allegedly committed suicide after years of academic stagnation. Until recently,...

Renowned Nigerian poet, Gabriel Okara dies at 97

Renowned Nigerian poet and novelist, Gabriel Okara, has died. He was aged 97. The literary icon passed on on Sunday at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC)...

TRIBUTE: Femi Ojo-Ade (1941-2019)

By Niyi Afolabi “You will always be my son, any day, no matter what!” Such were the re-assuring words of Professor Femi Ojo-Ade to me...

LASU former Pro-Chancellor, Femi-Pearse dies at 86

A former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council at the Lagos State University, Deji Femi-Pearse is dead. He died on Friday at the...

TRIBUTE: Professor Sophie Oluwole (1935-2018)

In this article, Kazeem Fayemi pays tribute to the late Professor Sophie Oluwole who died on Sunday evening.

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