Brymo- Nigerian alternative songs artiste

Brymo

Ashimi Olawale; songwriter and rapper, known as Brymo.  An only child, Brymo grew up in Okokomaiko, Lagos, a fairly nice neighbourhood and a mixed environment of peoples in different economic…

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Taiwo Ogunjobi

Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi; Nigerian defender who later became a football administrator, born in 1953. Ogunjobi started the game of football from when he was growing up in Idi Oro in Mushin, Lagos. He…

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MI Abaga

Jude Abaga

Jude Abaga, fondly called Mr Incredible or simply MI, brought enormous creativity to rap music in 2006. MI grew up in Jos where he lived with his father who was a pastor and mother who made gospel…

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Amos Tutuola in native dress

Amos Tutuola

Amos Tutuola; (1920-97) Novelist counted among a unique group of mythmakers who deployed significant aspects of oral tradition not just as a flowery tribute to literary distinctiveness, but as a…

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Oba Laoye dancing in palace

Adetoyese Laoye

Adetoyese Laoye; Timi of Ede. Before he ascended the throne in the 1940s, he was a church organist, a great dancer, a good singer, a lover of culture, and a historian. He was so culturally minded…

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Emmy Collins

Emmy Collins

Emmy Collins, born of Nigerian and Dutch parents,  is a London based avant garde fashion designer who is well known for his sartorial taste in fashion. Also a fashion blogger, Emmy have declined…

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Dennis Joseph Slattery

Dennis Joseph Slattery, a Catholic reverend father. His death in July 2003 was mourned for his glorious achievements in Nigerian education sector. Born on February 29, 1916 in South Ireland,…

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Professor Mabogunje in the '60s

Akin Mabogunje

Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje ; Professor of Geography and first African elected foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences, in the line of Charles Darwin and Martin Luther…

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Kabiru Yusuf

Kabiru Yusuf

Kabiru Yusuf; Kastina born media chief and executive of Daily Trust, widely circulated and printed in Lagos and Abuja. Born in June 1956, Kabiru Yusuf is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University and…

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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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