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Akínwùmí Oròjídé-Ìṣọ̀lá

Professor Akinwunmi Isola (24 December 1939 – 17 February 2018) was a Nigerian playwright, novelist, actor, dramatist, culture activist and scholar. He was known for his writing in, and his work in promoting,... Read More





Adébáyọ̀ Fálétí

(26 December 1921 – 23 July 2017) He was Africa's first newscaster, Africa's first stage play Director, Africa's first film editor and librarian with the first television station in Africa (WNTV/WNBS), Nigeria's first Yoruba presenter on... Read More





D.O. Fágúnwà

Daniel Olorunfẹmi Fagunwa MBE (1903 – 9 December 1963), popularly known as D. O. Fagunwa, was a Nigerian author who pioneered the Yoruba-language novel. He was born in Oke-Igbo, Ondo State.... Read More





Babs Fáfunwá

Aliu Babatunde Fafunwa (23 September 1923 – 11 October 2010)[1] was a Nigerian educationist, scholar and former minister for Education. As minister, he was in charge of the biggest school... Read More





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