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Professor Adebayo Yusuf Cameron GRILLO

The Quintessential Master Artist and Educator Widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Yusuf Grillo has led a prolific career that has shaped the discourse of modern art in the country. Emerging to prominence and international recognition in the 1960s and 1970s, Grillo’s work is deeply influenced by the characteristics of traditional …

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Orlando Julius Ekemode

Orlando Julius Ekemode Musician, Singer, Songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist Orlando Julius is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is credited as one of the first musicians to fuse US R&B into traditional highlife music, creating his own influential Afrobeat sound during the mid-‘60s. Fondly called OJ by his friends and admirers, Orlando Julius Aremu Olusanya …

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ALAIYELUWA OBA (DR.) ADEDOKUN ABOLARIN, AROYINKEYE I

ALAIYELUWA OBA (DR.) ADEDOKUN ABOLARIN, AROYINKEYE I ÒRÀNGÚN OF ÒKÈ-ÌLÁ-ÒRÀNGÚN Oba Adedokun Abolarin was born on September 24, 1958 into the Obasolo Ruling House, one of the three ruling houses in Òkè-Ìlá-Òràngún, Ifedayo Local Government area of Osun State. He obtained his First Degree in Political Science from the University of Ife (formerly University of …

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