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People are often reluctant to take the less-trodden path, especially when they already have a seemingly easy path laid out by their forebears. It takes spirit and strength

Olusegun Osoba is Nigeria’s foremost journalist and governance guru whose life mirrors the story of an energetic leader who can impact different spheres of human lives. From the

Folake Solanke is the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). A woman whose trailblazing feats in the legal profession in Nigeria have inspired many women in the

Abedi Pele Ayew occupies a space in African football that can hardly shrink. On and off the pitch, the memory that most followers of football on the continent

At the age of twenty-two, Victor Ukpolo went to the United States to study, and forty-nine years later, he had become something of an icon in the annals

The size of Samuel Adedoyin’s fortune today absolutely belies his humble beginnings. His Doyin Group is an enormous asset by all accounts. An unsuccessful stowaway at a mere

What is the secret to success? The answer to this question depends on who you ask. For Okoya-Thomas, level-headedness, honesty, diligence, and innovation are the virtues that underpin

A Mouth Sweeter than Salt is the title of Toyin Omoyeni Falola’s memoir. Indeed, the notable historian who for many years has researched African history, especially the history

Antonio Guterres, current UN Secretary-General, very accurately summed up Kofi Atta Annan’s life when he described the former UN scribe as “ a champion for peace and a