Our Role Models

Chief Mrs. Olutoyin Olakunri, FCA, OFR, HLR

A Chartered Accountant, Industry Captain & Administrator, Chief Mrs. Olutoyin Olusola Olakunri was born on November 4, 1937. […]

Read More June 1, 2016


A distinguished scholar, teacher, legal luminary, author & human rights advocate, Professor Itsejuwa Esanjumi Sagay was born 20th […]

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Professor Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, HLR

A distinguished Scholar, Diplomat & Peace-Builder, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari was born in Ilorin, Kwara State on November […]

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Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande

Journalist, Publisher, Politician & Administrator, AlhajiLateef Kayode Jakande was born in the Epetedo, Lagos on July 29, 1929. […]

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Hon. Justice Dr. Mrs. Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, GCON, HLR

An accomplished Jurist, Administrator, trail blazer & Mentor, Honourable Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar was born in Lagos on […]

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Prof. Thomas Adeoye Lambo

First African Psychiatrist and first Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the 28th of November, […]

Read More December 29, 2014

Mr. Allison Akene Ayida GCON, HLR

Nigeria’s Number One Civil Servant of all time June 11, 1998

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Alhaji Ahmed Joda OFR, CON, HLR

Outstanding Member of the Civil Service tribe and advocate of Nigerian Unity

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Dr. Micheal Olawale Omolayole, HLR

Dr. Michael Olawole Omolayole was born over 65 years ago in Ijebu-Mushin, Ogun State. He obtained a Post […]

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Hon. Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, CFR, HLR

If you are a student of Philosophy, you will no doubt have come across the name Socrates, the […]

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Izoma Philip Chukwuedo Asiodu

Outstanding Member of the Civil Service ‘Tribe’ & Advocate of Nigerian Unity

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Hon. Justice Mohammed Bello, GCON, HLR

Justice Mohammed Bello (1930–2004) was the first Northern Chief Justice of Nigeria (1987–1995). He was an eminent jurist […]

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Dr. Irene Modupe Ola Thomas, HLR

Frontline Female medical practitioner and activist

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Prof. Tiamiyu Belo-Osagie CON, HLR

University administrator and outstanding gynaecologistwho set up University of Benin teaching Hospital.

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Pa Micheal Imoudu HLR

In the late 1930s and early forties, labour movement in Nigeria was in its infancy.  The British Colonial […]

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Alhaji Babatunde Jose OFR, HLRA

Father of modern Journalism in Nigeria

Read More December 20, 2014

Prof. Umaru Shehu CFR, CON, HLR

An outstanding University Administrator and Authority in Community Medicine

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Prof Grace Alele Williams

The Chairman of the occasion, Professor Mrs. Grace Alele Williams, our special guest of honour, respected Chief Emeka […]

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Alhaja Abibat Mogaji HLR

Alhaja (Chief) Abibat Mogaji the Iya Oloja of Lagos and Yeye Oba of Ikirun. Alhaja Asabi Alaba Abibat […]

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Senator Abraham Adesanya, HLR

Going back into history, one comes across men and women whose commitment to the course of the downtrodden […]

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Dr. Matthew Taiwo MBU, CFR, HLR

Pioneer Nigeria Diplomat; 1. First High Commissioner for Nigeria in the United Kingdom- 1955, 2. First Nigeria Chief […]

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Chief Eleazer Chukwuemeka Anayaoku, TC,GCVO, CON, HLR

When in 1966 Chief Emeka Anyaoku (then simply Mr.), was seconded from the Nigeria Foreign Service to the […]

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Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson HLR

It is not a frequent occurrence that a past ruler in Nigeria should come out with clean hands […]

Read More December 13, 2014

Prof. Olikoye Ransome-Kuti OFR, HLR

Paediatrician, administrator, former Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Professor Olikoye Ransom Kuti was born […]

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Professor Alexander Eyimofe Boyo, HLR

An Icon in the field of medicine and a founding father of Clinical Pathology in Nigeria

Read More December 11, 2014

Chief Frederick Rotimi Alade Williams, CFR, CON,SAN,HLR

In every field of human endeavour, there are to be found three categories of people: those who make […]

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Mr. Gamaliel Oforitsenere Onosode, OFR

The Nigerian factor! This is an expression that summarizes all that is negative in the nation’s socio – […]

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Prof. Oladipo Olujumi Akinkugbe, CON, MD, NNOM, HLR

Since independence, Nigerians have made tremendous progress in various fields of study, in many cases becoming world renowned […]

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Francesca Yetunde Emanuel, CON, HLR

First Nigerian female Federal Permanent Secretary

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Chief Folake Solanke, SAN, HLR

Chief  Olufolake  Solanke  became the first female lawyer to be conferred with Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in […]

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Prof. Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje, CON, NNOM, HLR

PROFESSOR AKIN L. MABOGUNJE Professor Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje was born some close to 70 years ago to late […]

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Prof. Aliu Babatunde Fafunwa, NNOM, CON, HLR

In every field of human endeavour, every profession or calling, there are to be found a few men […]

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Professor Wole Akinwande Soyinka, HLR

  Professor Wole Akinwande Soyinka, Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Play-Wright, Nationalist, unbending advocate of democracy and human rights, an […]

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Prof Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, HLR

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was born on June 13, 1954 in Ogwashi-uku, Delta State. She was educated at Harvard […]

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His Excellency, Babatunde Raji Fashola

Born on June 28, 1963 in Lagos, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) is a truly made in Nigeria […]

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Professor Ben Nwabueze -Academics and Publication

Professor Ben Nwabueze or Professor of Professors as he’s fondly called by his numerous admirers is Nigeria’s first […]

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Hon. Justice Kayode Eso

Justice Bobakayode Eso was born on September 18, 1925 at Ilesa, in Osun State, Nigeria. He proceeded to […]

Read More November 30, 2014

Prof. Adebayo Adedeji

Professor Adebayo Adedeji, born in Ijebu-Ode Ogun State in the year 1930. Has had a singularly distinguished academic, […]

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Prof. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega

Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, Labour activist, astute academic and consummate teacher was born on 11th January 1957 in […]

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MR. Femi Falana, HLR

Femi Falana, lawyer and human rights activist was born 20th may, 1958 at Ilawe, Ekiti State. He was […]

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His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie

His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie was born in Lagos on June 16, 1936 into a royal family […]

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Honourable Justice George Adesola Oguntade was born in Epe, Lagos on March 10, 1940. He attended Holborn College of […]

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His Excellency, Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji was born in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on July 22, 1934. He attended Ijebu-Ode […]

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Acclaimed at home and abroad as an authority on Tropical Medicine, he joined the staff of University College […]

Read More November 23, 2014


Lawyer, educationist, author & Chartered Insurer, Professor Joseph Ogbonnaya Irukwu, SAN holds the MBA and Ph.D. degrees. He […]

Read More November 22, 2014