Tag: Tribute

YNaijaAugust 21, 2023

O2 Arena Reckons With Asake’s Moving Tribute and Unforgettable Concert

In an evening that touched the hearts of many, Nigerian sensation Asake took the stage at the illustrious O2 Arena, ...

Edwin OkoloJune 6, 2018

It’s nearly 25 years late, but M.K.O. Abiola finally finds his place in Nigeria’s history

As a child, one of the most important political events in my life was the June 1993 elections for several ...

Reuben AbatiMay 30, 2018

Sir Shina Peters at 60: A life grounded in music

I consider it a great privilege to count Shina Peters, the Afro-Juju maestro, who turns 60 this week, as one ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

Opinion: Stephen Hawking – Mind the Mind

I set my Whatsapp status, on Wednesday, to a screenshot of a tweet showing the coincidence of the birth and ...

ToluOctober 23, 2017

2Baba pays tribute to the “most important woman in his life” | 5 major highlights from #BuckwyldNBreathless

2Baba’s acclaimed concert, Buckwyld and Breathless has just passed and everyone who made it to the Eko Convention Centre venue ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Opinion: Leadership lessons I learnt from King Sunny Ade

by Jide Ojo Over time, as a media personality featuring on various radio and television programmes and writing for newspapers, ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Don Williams – Fragments of memory

by Pius Adesanmi America invaded my formative years in Nigeria through culture, mainly books and music. Indian (Amitabh Bachchan!) and ...

EzinneAugust 19, 2017

The Thread: TwitterNG remembers Dr Stella Adadevoh, Nigeria’s hero

Three years ago, Dr Stella Adadevoh literally stood in the gap as she defended Lagos against the spread of the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 15, 2017

Tribute to Alhaji Lateef Oludare Raji, the oracle

by Eniola Opeyemi “…there are opportunities everywhere, you can see what others don’t see if you open your eyes and ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

Tribute: “A man is not dead until he’s forgotten” | 20 years on, Fela is alive and strong

by Aduratomi Bolade If Fela were still alive, he would have been 79 on October 15, but he’s not: he ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 1, 2017

The Film Blog: Tribute to Adebayo Faleti shows that Yemi Osinbajo has sense

Nigerian poet, journalist, writer and actor Adebayo Faleti is dead. He will be laid to rest on the 8th of ...

Op-ed EditorJune 28, 2017

Tribute to the King of African oil -Wale Tinubu- at 50

by Suraj Oyewale In 2001, the business pages of Nigerian newspapers were awash with the face of a young, cute ...

Op-ed EditorJune 17, 2017

Victor Ndoma-Egba: Tribute to late Justice Okoi Ikpi Itam

by Victor Ndoma-Egba The day man unravels the mystery of life and death that day man becomes Divinity. That day ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 007 Remembrance | Roger leaves me wanting Moore

by Ololade Ajekigbe   As a kid, there were not too many entertaining moments that beat the time spent watching ...

Op-ed EditorMay 23, 2017

Tribute: Celebrating the late Mr Gamaliel Onosode

by Temilolu Okeowo Late October 2008, my god-mother, Chief Mrs.Opral Mason Benson was meant to be the mother of the ...

AzeezMay 5, 2017

‘Seven years gone but not forgotten’ | Jonathan pays tribute to Yar’Adua

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Goodluck Jonathan has paid tribute to late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died in office. Jonathan ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Dele Momodu: Rest in peace, my dear friend Onukaba

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, as for me and my house, no news could be bigger and sadder than the ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Eyiamoni Apeji: To all the heroes who quit too late [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Ipeji This one goes out to the monsters who wear their pants when they sit at home. To ...

AzeezDecember 30, 2016

FIFA pays tribute to late Stephen Keshi

World football governing body, FIFA has paid tribute to late Nigerian coach and player, Stephen Keshi in its article about ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Aziza Uko: A tribute to The Oracle, Wole Sodipe

by Aziza Uko It is difficult to match the state of being dead with a towering personality like Wole Sodipe, one ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Frances Ogamba: The tribute [Nigerian Voices]

by Frances Ogamba Obum, Every day, I wonder what I was doing the very moment you leapt into the waves ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2016

Ebola: 2 years after outbreak, Nigerians on Twitter pay tribute to Dr. Adadevoh

Nigerians on Friday paid tribute to Dr. Stella Adadevoh who died two years ago after courageously treating the first Ebola ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 22, 2016

‘It’s been hard baby, we want you back’ – OJB’s wife

These are difficult times for the loved ones of late producer, OJB Jezreel – who lost his battle with cancer last week at ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 8, 2016

‘My father wanted the best for Nigeria’ – Gumsu Abacha

18 years ago, late Head of State, General Sani Abacha died in power, in circumstances that can best be described ...

Oreoluwa PetersDecember 20, 2015

Burna Boy pens touching tribute to super fan

We’ve always suspected there’s an emotional side to Burna Boy which he guards with great fervour. He however, exhibited a bit of ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 27, 2015

If Soyinka didn’t write this tribute to Tinubu, who did?

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has denied penning a tribute in honour of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 8, 2015

Bello Bawa Bwari: A tribute to the great Jagaban- Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

by Bello Bawa Bwari  I am convinced that without Tinubu’s initiative, strategy and leadership, the PDP would still be in ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 23, 2015

Joan River’s tribute ignored at the #Oscars2015

by Chinwe Okafor Joan Rivers is synonymous with awards show particularly the Oscars. The iconic comedian who died last year ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 9, 2014

“The most humble man I ever met” – 2face’s emotional tribute at father’s funeral

by Kolapo Olapoju   Pop icon, 2face Idibia was overwhelmed with emotion as he buried his father, Michael Agbo Idibia, ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

“Nigeria should sanction America over Dr Adadevoh’s death”: Top 10 tweet tributes (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju As first reported by YNaija, Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital has died from the ...

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