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    Awo: 30 years after… day the colossus passed on

Awo: 30 years after… day the colossus passed on

BY FOLU OLAMITI ​ Saturday, May 9, 1987. The day broke, like any other day on. There was no premonition of anything earth-shaking. No foreboding. All seemed at peace. As editor of Sunday Tribune, I had kept vigil, the previous night, in the office putting finishing touches to a bumper package for that week’s edition. In the wee hours, nature came calling [...]

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    NPAN: Compensation cheques for Tribune, Peoples Daily ‘waiting for collection’

NPAN: Compensation cheques for Tribune, Peoples Daily ‘waiting for collection’

The Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has reacted to the claims of Nigerian Tribune, Peoples Daily and New Telegraph newspapers that they did not receive any compensation from the body over the disruption of their circulation by the military in 2014.In a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which had summoned him, Nduka Obaigbena, president of [...]

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    OBITUARY: HID, the one Awo nearly didn’t marry but became his ‘jewel of inestimable value’

OBITUARY: HID, the one Awo nearly didn’t marry but became his ‘jewel of inestimable value’

For 99 years and 10 months, Hannah Idowu Dideolu (HID) Awolowo somewhat rubbished the invincibility of death. In the past, there were many rumours of her death; and after each one, it turned out that HID, as she was fondly known, was alive after all. Although her frail looks betrayed her advancement in age, her soul came off as immortal – always able to [...]

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