Tag: Tribute

June 15, 2014

Opinion: An ode to Professor Dora Akunyili

by Kingsley Ahanonu Many are disenchanted with the exit of Dora But we’re fortunate to have been left for a ...

February 14, 2014

Denrele Edun: Saying hello to goodbye; An anniversary tribute to ‘Golden 24K’ Goldie

by Denrele Edun  “A friend who dies…it’s something of you who dies.” Trying to figure out what to write today ...

December 15, 2013

Diva Mariah Carey pays tribute to Mandela on stage in Lagos (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu According to new reports, Diva Mariah Carey was on top of her game yesterday night when she performed at the ...

December 3, 2013

“My love for him can never die:” Stella Damasus pays tribute to late husband Jaiye Aboderin 9 years on…

by Rachel Ogbu   Actress Stella Damasus recently went on Twitter to express her inner feelings and opened up about ...

November 14, 2013

Pius Adesanmi: In memory of Festus Iyayi – Convoys are “Nigeria’s worst postcolonial tragedy”

by Pius Adesanmi President Obama’s convoy comprises his limo, a decoy limo, one or two media buses and a few ...

October 5, 2013

“If good deeds mean anything…”: Teju Babyface’s pens heartfelt tribute to late MIC boss, ‘Tunji Okusanya (READ)

by Oge Okonkwo Comedian and On-Air Personality Teju Oyelakin popularly known as Teju Babyface expressed his grief over the death ...

September 22, 2013

“He was indeed a remarkable man”: A tribute to the late broadcaster, Yinka Craig by David Olamide Craig

by David Olumide Craig I remember a man whose charisma, kindness, generosity, simplicity and intelligence were of great renown; I ...

September 14, 2013

“We hope we have made you proud”: Actress, Rita Dominic pays touching tribute to late mum (READ)

by Oge Okonkwo Actress, Rita Dominic posted a picture of her late mother who passed away 13 years ago on ...

July 25, 2013

“They remind me of the Jackson 5” – Jermaine Jackson thanks P-Square for ‘Personally’ video (WATCH)

by Chisom Ukaegbu Music duo P-Square released their music video for new single ‘Personally’ a couple of weeks ago to ...

July 12, 2013

‘My daddy, my hero’: Son of murdered UK soldier attends funeral service wearing T-shirt tribute to his father

Fusilier Lee Rigby’s son Jack wears a ‘My daddy My Hero’ t-shirt as he attends his father’s service The son ...

May 23, 2013

James Eze: There was a writer – Re-mapping my cultural rebirth under Chinua Achebe

by James Eze   If Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God handed me a cultural frame of reference to aid my understanding of ...

May 16, 2013

TRIBUTE: 7 of the hottest photos of retiring legend, David Beckham (LOOK)

by Hauwa Gambo He had a sterling football career. Sterling enough that we can easily call him legend. Or as ...

May 8, 2013

Governor Fashola, Ego Boyo, Hilda Dokubo, others honour the late Efere Ozako (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu   What: Efere Oxako Service of Songs Where: Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos When: May 6, 2013. Photos: ...

April 19, 2013

“I wept like a baby” – Nollywood’s Charles Novia pays touching tribute to Efere Ozako

by Charles Novia He was always there. He would listen and advise. He had a phrase he used which was ...

April 4, 2013

Essence releases tribute single to Goldie: Fly [DOWNLOAD]

by Chi Ibe Former label mate in Kennis Music, Essence pays a tribute to Goldie. This single is titled “Fly” and ...

March 27, 2013

Opinion: From Ghana, we pay tribute to Achebe – “Damirifa Due”

by Sylvaus Bedzrah Even though the center could no longer hold for you while the falcon could still refuses to ...

March 27, 2013

Laz Ude Eze: Lessons from Professor Chinua Achebe

By Laz Ude Eze After reading about the history of his early years noting that he wrote his most popular ...

March 27, 2013

Nwilo Bura-Bari Vincent: I am glad Achebe gave us Chimamanda

by Nwilo Bura–Bari Vincent Achebe played a vital role in placing Nigerian literature in the limelight. He gave attention to ...

March 27, 2013

Tribute: Farewell Achebe – You were a writer of polished prose, a true gem

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Achebe’s position on those great varieties of problems he wrote about was far reaching and breath taking.  Few ...

March 26, 2013

Tribute: Chinua Achebe – Anunuebe that dwarfs the Iroko

by Okey Ikechukwu  The Iroko is really not the ultimate. This tree is a physically manifest great tree, unlike another ...

March 23, 2013

Nelson Mandela, Kerry Washington, Odinga, many more pay tribute to Chinua Achebe on Twitter (TWEETS + VIDEO)

by Rachel Ogbu To millions of people around the world, Chinua Achebe, 82 was seen as the father of African ...

March 22, 2013

Tribute: For Chinua Achebe, a man who washed his hands early

by Cheta Nwanze “Age was respected among his people, but achievement was revered. As the elders said, if a child ...

February 21, 2013

“An epitome of commitment, excellence, and creativity”: President Goodluck Jonathan pays tribute to Justus Esiri

by Rachel Ogbu   As more people continue to pay tribute to the late Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri, President Goodluck Jonathan ...

February 16, 2013

TRIBUTE: Husband, Andrew Harvey posts wedding and childhood photos of Goldie on Facebook (LOOK)

by Chi Ibe He has had to keep these a secret since 2005 but it seems there is no holding ...

February 15, 2013

Tribute: “If you are miserable then you’ll always feel ugly” – Goldie Harvey (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu Ibakatv captures the last moment with  Kennis music artiste, Susan ‘Goldie’ Harvey. Here she talks about her rise ...

December 17, 2012

My last moments with him were “blessed” – Yakowa’s widow pays tribute

by Rachel Ogbu Amina Yakowa, wife of the late Governor of Kaduna state, Patrick Yakowa, has said that her last moment ...

December 17, 2012

Ross Alabo-George: I remember General Azazi’s final hour

by Ross Alabo-George The General was a towering man. Dressed in a grey striped French suite and black shoes, I ...

December 6, 2012

We will miss you, Enebeli Elebuwa: See him in special tribute movie ‘Dry My Tears’ (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu Veteran Nollywood actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, died at the New Delhi hospital in India after battling with a prolonged ...

November 16, 2012

TRIBUTE: Nollywood actor, Pete Eneh at his best in film- “Will of God” (UPDATED)

by Rachel Ogbu Movie lovers and the Nigerian film industry workers were in shock yesterday, November 15 when news that ...

November 3, 2012

LOOK: A black day for fashion: See our photo tribute to Remi Lagos in her trademark black

by Rachel Ogbu Remi Osholake has long been known as the queen of Lagos when it comes to her beautiful ...

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