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26 Dec 2021
One of South Africa's giants in the fight against the apartheid regime in the 20th century, Desmond Tutu remained a critical voice in the country's politics throughout his life.
9 Apr 2021
Known for his quips and his faux pas, Prince Philip was hard to overlook. But his role as consort required him to stand in the shadow of Queen Elizabeth for much of his adult life. A look back at an extraordinary life.
12 Feb 2021
The first civilian governor of Lagos, Alhaji Lateef Jakande has died at age 91. Also known as 'Baba Kekere', Pa Jakande was governor of Lagos between October 1, 1979, and December 31, 1983.
16 Jun 2020
In the early hours of Sunday, 14 June 2020, Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo, the remarkable woman who impacted positively on so many lives and helped reduce the stigma around In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments in Nigeria, passed away in Port Harcourt.⁣ She will be sorely missed.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
6 Jun 2020
Legendary Nigerian musician, Majek Fashek, passed away on Tuesday in New York. ⁣⁣Here are a few things you need to know about the music icon⁣.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣
18 Apr 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja speaks on showing a little kindness at this time of lockdown.

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