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    Hello everyone. We are on to LitCaf. The very big one.

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    Adedamola Abraham 3 months ago

    Kids should not be encouraged to dump the sciences for anything. That is not hoe to grow an economy.

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    Temitope Jeremiah 3 months ago

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    Temitope Jeremiah 6 months ago

    What we do at #LitCaf #Coworking

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    Temitope Jeremiah 6 months ago

    Not all about tech. Our use base is diverse array of gentle men and ladies. #LitCaf is where you want to be. #Coworking #Yaba #Lagos

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    Tope 6 months ago

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    Temitope Jeremiah 6 months ago

    Dictionary definition of freelancer. How well do you agree with that?

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    Temitope Jeremiah 6 months ago

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    Tope Apoola 6 months ago

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    Apoola 6 months ago

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    Temitope Jeremiah 7 months ago

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    Temitope Jeremiah 7 months ago

    May7ven was born in May 7. I thought that was obvious. However, that isn\'t what we are talking about now. Do you know that this website actually does not allow copy and paste because of its care about aesthetics?

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    Tope Apoola 8 months ago

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    MI Apoola 8 months ago

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    MI Apoola 8 months ago

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    8 months ago

    Hello, LitCaf. Seems very exciting, what\'s coming down here. Meanwhile, making a shout-out to best gal, May7.

Richard Akinwande Savage

Dr. Richard Akinwande Savage
Dr. Richard Savage with second wife, Dora whom he married much later after death of first, nee Phyllis Frances Heroina Ribeiro in 1940. Special thanks to Mike Savage ©LitCaf

Richard Akinwande Savage was a vocational journalist and medical doctor. Born in 1874 to a prominent Lagos merchant Yoruba returnee from Sierra Leone. As a medical student, Savage served as an officer and then a delegate of the Edinburg University Afro-West Indian Literary Society, and editor of the University Hand Book for 1899 and the subsequent year. He served with the government and in private capacity in Gold Coast, where in 1914, he vented the idea of a West African conference where leading educated men, already numerous by then, could discuss the African position under British rule.

Akinwande returned to Nigeria in 1915 and tried to organize a group to sponsor the project, but failed partly due to his personality and bad publicity by the colonial governor of Nigeria who ridiculed the idea as self-seeking and an attempt to apply European theories in a wholly different set of African circumstances. Akinwande set up a private medical practice in Lagos and subsequently established his own Saturday newspaper, Nigerian Spectator in 1923, a nationalist medium through which in the seven years of its existence, he became a famous writer and one of the most renowned vocational journalists of his time. Fred I.A. Omu described Akinwande in  Press & Politics, 1880-1937 as being a successful journalist with a less distinguished record in politics, due to, as alleged by his detractors, his intemperate, self-assertive, self-satisfied nature and penchant for mud-slinging and abuse. Akinwande died in 1935. The military doctor, “Major Savage,” celebrated for his kindness during the Burmese war in BBC Lagos Correspondent, Barnaby Phillip’s autobiography, Another Man’s War, was Akinwande’s son.

 

Dr. Akinwande Savage with his first wife, nee Phyllis Frances Heroina Ribeiro who died in 1940
Dr. Akinwande Savage as a younger man with his first wife, nee Phyllis Frances Heroina Ribeiro who died in 1940. Special thanks to Mike Savage ©LitCaf .