Taiwo Malumi

Taiwo Malumi; Nigerian medical doctor, Ilaje born and University of Ibadan-trained Malumi berthed the first air ambulance service in West Africa when he established Medic Air, first air ambulance…

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Ofada town, founded by warriors who took part in the Egba-Oyo war in the 19th century, is inhabited by the Igboin and Igbore people of Egbaland.  The community is famous for production of the…

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Prof. Igene Oamen

John Oamen IGENE

John Oamen Igene; Food scientist and trailblazer in the industrializing efforts of the Nigerian local meat product. Through his effort, kilishi became a meat product that can be manufactured in an…

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Mokuolu Adebayo

Mokuolu Adebayo; Nigerian professor of Chemistry and celebrated educationist. Adebayo Mokuolu was born in the famous Owu quarters of Abeokuta, Ogun state, into Olusomi family. The same family…

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Dr. Adesokan in his laboratory


Yemi Adesokan; Nigerian scientist who developed an innovative form of diagnosis which could let doctors quickly and easily pinpoint features of a patient’s infection. The method can, for…

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Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi

Ilesanmi Abiodun

Ilesanmi Abiodun; Nigerian Physician and professor of medicine. He is a recipient of the National Merit Award in Hospital Administration. He is also a recipient of two National Honours (OON and…

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Prof. Dora Akunyili

Dora Akunyili

Dora Akinyuli Dora Nkemdilim Akunyili; Nigerian pharmacist  and public officer holder, who attained heroe’s status in her role as the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs…

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Professor Ogunlesi Theophilus

Ogunlesi Theophilus

Ogunlesi Theophilus Oladipo, Professor of Medicine; the first to be so appointed in the University of Ibadan medicine department, taking after pioneer professors Alexander Brown and three others…

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Majekodunmi Adekoyejo

MAJEKODUNMI Moses Adekoyejo, State of Emergency era Administrator of the Western region of Nigeria. Under him, Awolowo, reported by the police as having large meetings which they feared might get…

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Adodo Gbenga

Anselm Gbenga Adodo; Nigerian Botanist, priest and monk of the Catholic order who spearheaded research into herbal medicine. He was born in Akure on 2 November 1969. Adodo’s quest for a…

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