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100 years after: Ibadan remembers Adelabu Penkelemeesi

He was a precocious child and student. He was a prodigy and a man of deep intellect, an orator and a man who always pulled crowd. He attended C M S Elementary School, Kudeti, Ibadan and he had double promotion. He proceeded to the primary school in Mapo and he also had double promotion. From there, he went to the famous Government College Ibadan in Apata-Ganga. He also had double promotion, and all on scholarship.

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One year after: Life without Dimgba Igwe by Mike Awoyinfa

They were like identical twins from different mothers. From the now rested Concord Press of Nigeria Limited, publishers of defunct National Concord, Saturday Concord and Sunday Concord newspapers, where they nurtured their friendship and got bonded in the early 1990s till last year, when death snatched one of them, Dimgba Igwe and Mike Awoyinfa have indeed proved to everyone that their friendship was beyond this world.

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We hope to bring relief to out-of-school girls – Action Health Incorporation

AMINAT Yusf (real name withheld) is a 16 years old girl who resides in Iwaya, Lagos. Having been denied of having any basic form of education by her parents, she ran away from her home and came to live in Lagos. She was fortunate enough to meet some girls while hawking who helped her get a place to stay in. She was a victim of rape a few years later. As a result of shame, she never spoke about this ordeal to anybody. All she wants from the government and able bodied parastatals is for them to bring aid to these communities.

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Onyeka Onwenu sings for terror victims

Nigeria’s top musical brand Onyeka Onwenu, is always in search of innovation far ahead of her closest rivals, but when you come to think of it, who are her rivals? They probably don’t exist, because she is the lone ranger who is always important in the entertainment mix of the country and always ahead of the competition.

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Nollywood stars, cleric at 40 celebrate with Kirikiri inmates, special children

Visiting the prisoners, orphanage and children’s hospice, are some of the many ways we can touch lives meaningfully and leave a legacy behind. Most people would have thrown very wild or flamboyant parties to mark their birthdays or anniversary but with the view to please God in addition to giving meaning to the lives of the down trodden, Nollywood stars joined Dr Chris Eke of Word and Spirit Assembly, Ijegun Lagos, as he marked his 40th birthday on Saturday with the Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice and Kirikiri Maximum Prison inmates, Lagos.

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Golden rules about flying with kids

Towards making flying smooth in the holiday season, mega carrier, British Airways has offered parents some basic reminder steps to ensure a pleasant flying experience for passengers, including children. According to the Country Commercial Manager for West Africa at British Airways, Kola Olayinka, British Airways has always been concerned about ensuring a comfortable flying experience for every passenger to prevent stress on board.

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151,271 disadvantaged children benefit as USAID, ARFH partner on dev. project

In a bid to address the lack of access to basic services which has long been identified as a major challenge facing orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) in the country, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) on a five-year project that would benefit 151,271 OVCs and 30,254 families in three states, including Lagos State.

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