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Sypnosis Of Late Chief Opeyemi Bademosi

Chief Opeyemi Olusola Bademosi was born on 1st May 1951 to late Pa. B.A. Bademosi, an educationist of high repute and Chief (Madam) Abigael Omosajuola Bademos (nee Adeloye). After completing his primary education at Bishop Philips Memorial School in 1962, Ope gained admission to St. Joseph College, Ondo in 1964 …

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Synopsis Of Archbishop Timothy Omotayo Olufosoye JP, OON

Bishop Timothy Omotayo Olufosoye was the first Archbishop and Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). His date of birth was not recorded but he was believed to be between 75 and 80 years of age at the time of his death. The name Olufosoye means “the great chief …

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Sunny Ade: Great King Of Juju Music

Otunba Sunday Ishola Adeniyi Adegeye (a.k.a. king Sunny Ade), born September 22, 1946, is a popular Nigerian Jùjú music artiste and a pioneer of modern world music. He has been classed as one of the most influential musicians of all time. Sunny Adé was born to a Nigerian royal family …

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To’Ju Iwa Re, Ore Mi 

To’ju iwa re, ore mi, Ola a ma si lo n’ile eni, Ewa a si ma si l’ara enia. Olowo oni ‘nd’olosi b’o d’ola, Okun l’ola, okun n’igbi oro,   Gbogbo won l’o nsi lo n’ile eni; Sugbon iwa ni m’ba ni de sare’e, Owo ko je nkan fun ni. …

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Woman As Member Of Family in Yoruba Society

That a daughter is born in a family is never seen as a bad omen like in some societies. Both genders are welcome in the Yorùbá family with all fanfare. The family members would even posit that ‘Owo ero lo fi bere (lit. She starts with softness/gentleness) when a wife …

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Synopsis of Dr. Fredrick Isiotan Folabora Fasehun

This soft-spoken man was born on September 21, 1935 in Ondo town and put in the care of a grandmother who was uneducated but who nevertheless was a disciplinarian of the Spartan school starting education late at 13years at Saint Matthews Roman Catholic School, Ondo, Fasehun a “man” among kids …

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Synopsis Of Chief Sir Alexandra Opeyemi Akinyele (JP)

Chief Sir Akinyele Opeyemi Alexander: Born on April 24th 1938 to Pa Akinyele a soldier and an ex-serviceman who was by the end of the Second World War holding the rank of a Regimental Sergeant, he retired in 1974 as a Court Clark in Ondo town. Alex attended all Saint …

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