Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

The Nucleus of Nigerian Highlife Music Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya was born on December 31, 1932, in Calabar and had his elementary education in Owerri. His parents, Alfred Omolona Olaiya and Bathsheba Owolabi Motajo, came from Ijesha-Ishu in Ekiti State. He began to develop his musical talents when he joined the school band at the […]

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Chief Folake Solanke

Chief Folake Solanke

The first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Folake Solanke is the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Aside from being a legal giant, she is also a teacher and a public administrator of note. Her enormous career accomplishments have anchored a personality that is audacious and steely. A second look at the […]

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Chief Michael Olumuyiwa Falomo

Chief Michael Olumuyiwa Falomo

Businessman and Advertising Mogul Birth, Early Years and Education Chief Olu Falomo was born on August 13, 1938 in Ilesa, Osun State. He attended St. John’s Anglican School, Iloro in Ilesha for his primary school at the age of five. He later proceeded to Government College, Ibadan, for his secondary school. By the time Falomo was […]

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Prof. Olutayo Charles Adesina

Prof. Olutayo Charles Adesina

Olutayo Charles Adesina, FNAL, is a Professor of History, the Head of the Department of History and former Director, Centre for General Studies at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. He is the author/co-author of more than a dozen books and over sixty articles. For more than two decades, the focus of his scholarship […]

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Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (rtd)

Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (rtd)

First Military Governor of Lagos State DAWN Commission mourns the passage of Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson who died after a brief illness on Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 at the age of 83. Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson was born on February 9, 1936 to Joshua Motola Johnson and Emma Gbemisola Johnson, nee Coker, both indigenes of Lagos […]

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Dr. Soni Olufemi Olubunmi Oyekan

Dr. Soni Olufemi Olubunmi Oyekan

…a Chemical Engineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur, Author, Mentor and Educator Soni Oyekan was born in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria on June 1, 1946. He completed his high school studies at St. Paul’s College, Zaria, in 1963, and his advanced high school education at Olivet Baptist High School in Oyo in 1965. Oyekan was a recipient of […]

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Professor Babafemi Osofisan

Professor Babafemi Osofisan

Famous Nigerian Writer and Novelist Professor Babafemi Osofisan is a famous Nigerian writer, critic, poet, novelist, essayist, lecturer, editor, publisher, culture activist and playwright in Nigeria. He has written and produced over 50 plays. Numbered among them are Midnight Hotel, Morountodun, Who is Afraid of Solarin?, Birthdays are not for the Dying, and his latest […]

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Tunji Oyelana

Tunji Oyelana

…Celebrating Uncle Tunji Oyelana at 80! Tunji Oyelana, or Uncle Tunji, as he is fondly called by his loved ones, clocked 80 Years Old on the 4th of October 2019 He is, unarguably, a fantastic actor, a seasoned singer, a brilliant composer, an activist, and a perfect gentleman.  Uncle Tunji was born in the ancient […]

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Lt. Gen. Ipoola Alani Akinrinade (Rtd.) CFR, GCON, Ph.D. (Honoris causa) is 80!!!

Lt. Gen. Ipoola Alani Akinrinade (Rtd.) CFR, GCON, Ph.D. (Honoris causa) is 80!!!

…80 Meritorious Years …a man so TRUE, a man so RESOLUTE We celebrate General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade as he officially joins the League of Octogenarians. A Consummate Omoluabi and a Fine Gentleman, in person of Dr. Adebowale Olukayode Adeagbo, celebrates his Golden Jubilee Lieutenant General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade, “the General”, is a native of Yakooyo, […]

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