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Pa Lawrence Ogundiran to be buried in Ibadan this weekend

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Pa Lawrence Ogundiran to be buried in Ibadan this weekend

Pa Lawrence Ogundiran to be buried in Ibadan this weekend

By Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe

 

Pa Lawrence Ogundiran to be buried in Ibadan this weekend

 

The ancient city of ibadan is expected to play host to very important personalities from all over the world this weekend when prof. Akinwumi Ogundiran will be burying his father, Pa Lawrence Adisa Ogundiran who passed on earlier this year.

Pa Ogundiran died on march 22nd 2022, a month to his 91st birthday.

 

 

 

 

 

Pa Lawrence Adisa Ogundiran , was born on April 21, 1931, to Raji Akande Ogundiran and Morounfola Asiawu in Alágbáà Odéséye hamlet, Olódó, then a rural suburb of Ibadan. He was named Lamidi Adisa. The fifth of nine children by his mother, he was the first child to survive and the only son to live into adulthood

He began his formal education at about seven years old in a madrasa learning Arabic and the Quran. At twelve, he was enrolled at Methodist Primary School, Olódó. The plans for his education were derailed in July 1947 when his mother suddenly died. He was then in his fourth year in school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lamidi Adisa described 1947-1950 as his darkest years. He later got converted to Christianity and was baptized and called Lawrence Adisa Ogundiran. He was grieving, and the future was bleak. He continued to farm and assisted in his father’s cocoa business. He was also caring for his toddler sister. Lamidi Adisa was industrious. To make ends meet, he would weave baskets, make brooms, and collect firewood to sell in the market. After a relative took over the care of his sister, he began to search for a better opportunity. Now 18 years old, he could see his former classmates making progress in their studies while he was stuck in subsistence farming.

Lawrence Adisa was the central figure in his vast extended family. He had the privilege and burden of being the first to acquire Western education in his family, and he became the guiding light for others.

 

 

 

Immediately he was stable in his teaching job.

He taught at the following schools:
1955-1956: African Church Primary School, Baale Olokemeji village, Ibarapa Division
1957: Ebenezer African Church Primary School, Orisunmibare village, Ibadan
1960: African Church Primary School, Ikirun
1964: African Church Primary School, Oluga village and many other places.

He was appointed as Assistant Headmaster at IMG Orita Aperin in 1986. He rose to the rank of
Headmaster in 1988. The same year, he was made the Zonal Head of fourteen schools in the Orita
Aperin-Aremo-Olorunsogo-Elekuro axis of Ibadan. On December 23, 1989.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mama Janet Iyabọde Agbekẹ Ogundiran, the woman who saved the House of Ogundiran-Olódó from dying out. She was his confidant and chief adviser, a fierce fighter who shielded her husband from abuse by ingrates. She gave him the best care during Baba’s last years.

 

 

 

 

 

His children include Professor Akinwumi Olufisayo Ogundiran who is a Nigerian-American archaeologist, anthropologist, and cultural historian, whose research focuses on the Yoruba world of western Africa, Atlantic Africa, and the African Diaspora. He is Chancellor’s Professor and Professor of African Studies, Anthropology & History at UNC Charlotte. Others are Chief Olutayọ Akinbode Ogundiran, Hon. Olujide Akinloye Ogundiran, Mr. Akinfemi Oluokun Ogundiran, Chief Olusoji Akinyinka Ogundiran, Mrs. Omosalewa Amope Iyanda, Mr. Akinbukola Oluseye Ogundiran (Coach Bukky), and Mr. Akintomiwa Olukolade Ogundiran. He is also survived by daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, many grandchildren, many nieces and nephews

The final Funeral comes up this weekend at the cathedral of St. Peter Aremo ibadan and St Paul Anglican Primary School Aremo Ibadan

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Three-Storey RCCG Building Collapses in Lagos

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Three-Storey RCCG Building Collapses in Lagos

By Olorunfemi Adejuyigbe

 

Three-Storey RCCG Building Collapses in Lagos

 

 

A RCCG three-storey building under construction has reportedly collapsed in the Mushin area of Lagos.

Saharaweekly understands that nobody was trapped when the building went down at about 6.30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The building, located at 17, Cardoso Street, off Martin Street, was reportedly owned by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

The cause of the collapse could not be established at press time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Coordinator, Lagos State Territorial District, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident.

He said the personnel of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) were on the ground at the time of this report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was learned that the rubbles will be cleared overnight.

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GOLDEN RHYTHMS OF AFRICA SET FOR AMERICA MUSICAL TOUR OF 2023 SUMMER

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Golden Rhythms of Africa Band, led by Yomi Peters is a group of multitalented artistic members that perform a unique kind of African cultural heritage in a traditional and crossover style of singing and dancing. Generally, the orchestra in their type of stage live show and concert are composed and choreographed of total number of Ten (10) members including the band Leader, Yomi Peters who performs with or without an instructor.

The kind of instruments use and the type of music perform on live stage is so unique that make the musical group to gain an overwhelm request by the African community in the United States.
Yomi Peters and his Golden Rhythms of Africa Band, is a group of talented artists that sing, dance and perform unique West African traditional and cultural crossover music, popularly known by Nigerian communities all over the world as Afro Crossover Juju Music. The musical band love to perform this type of live stage concert in a less formal and shorter than other concerts. It features African traditional music instrumental

Yomi Peters and his Golden Rhythms of Africa Band, also perform this type of stage concert which consists of the whole musical band members to play the African music percussion and wind unique music instruments, but other types of western cultural music instruments may be added depending on the music piece they are intending to perform. The live band stage concert is also called African heritage wind ensembles, wind bands, symphonic bands, etc. The repertoire varies; from African classical to contemporary music, the lyrics and the rhythms are performing with energetic dancing style in unique costumes appearances.

This musical band is so unique by raping with African languages but rich with philosophy songs like western Hip-hop music, with several other elements including unique costumes, stage design, singing and dancing, that can attract the interest of Africans / Americans generation in the United States.

Yomi Peters and his Golden Rhythms of Africa Band, usually make use of notable African musical instruments like African Traditional Talking Drums called Apala, Sakara, Omele and some percussion beat equipments like Baata, Sekere, Konga. They also make use of some western musical equipment like Drum-set, Guitar, Keyboard, Trumpet and others.

Glory International Music & Arts Promotions, base in the United States of America has concluded all arrangement to organize three months musical tour of some notable states in the United States for Yomi Peters and his Golden Rhythms of Africa Band.

The President / CEO of Glory International Music & Arts Promotions, Prince Dr. Adeniyi Shobaloju disclosed the organization plans to promote and propagate the musical and dramatic talent of Yomi Peters and his Golden Rhythms of Africa Band in the nooks and crannies of the United States of America by the summer period of 2023.

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5 MAJOR FACILITIES A HOUSE FOR RENT SHOULD NOT LACK

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5 MAJOR FACILITIES A HOUSE FOR RENT SHOULD NOT LACK

5 MAJOR FACILITIES A HOUSE FOR RENT SHOULD NOT LACK

BY DENNIS ISONG

 

 

 

5 MAJOR FACILITIES A HOUSE FOR RENT SHOULD NOT LACK

House owners complain about how people do not value their property but what they fail to do is assess the real problem(s). To be realistic, if people are not getting anything worthwhile from your property, you can’t blame them for their lack of enthusiasm.

 

I know a house where tenants suffer dryness for 8 months of the year from their well. The only time they get to enjoy water is that month of the year when it rains consistently and once the rain stops being frequent, they go back to experiencing drought.

 

 

 

 

 

Renting out your house is not the problem but the question is does it have all catchy facilities? Facilities go a long way in helping a rental property get tenants in no time.

Facilities are important. We can’t do without them. And any house lacking some of these facilities is not considered to be a complete house.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are these facilities?

 

  1. Water supply

 

We all know how important water is to our daily lives. Having a house for rent which has a borehole is a big plus. This is essential especially in Nigeria where we rarely get water from the water cooperation, so making provision for that is one of those things people look out for before renting an apartment.

 

 

 

 

 

2.Security

 

A standard house for rent must have a security personnel guiding the property. Asides this, all security measures must be in place to the extent that not just anyone can gain access to the property. Security doors are not left out as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.Cleaners

 

A proper house for rent should have a cleaner that ensures the cleanliness of the environment. This facility is one of those things that attract potential tenants. You may feel the tenants are supposed to be the ones to do that like what most people grew up to know, however, things have changed and house owners need to put a class/standard on their property.

 

  1. Bathroom amenities

The plumbing fixtures, shower/tub should be in good condition. For older homes, if you know you will need to do a remodel or renovation in future, you should be prepared to know this reality when looking at the home, not after you move in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.Parking facilities

 

For tenants who own cars, parking is a very important facility. Homeowners for rent should consider a large parking space for their tenants. Unfortunately, parking spaces are no longer a priority in Nigeria. Some wouldn’t even mind building on a space meant for cars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.Properly tiled floor

 

By now, it is expected that houses in Nigeria are meant to be tiled. Gone are the days when floors are left bare. In this present age, a house without a tiled floor is not considered modern.

 

  1. Gated compound

 

Unlike foreign countries, one of the things people look out for before renting a house is how tall the gate is. Now imagine that your property doesn’t have a gate at all, it might be a little difficult having interested people rent the place. Apart from security, people like to have their privacy. No random person on the street needs to know the activities going on in the compound.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Isong helps individuals invest right in Real estate. For questions on this article or enquiring about Real estate. Email: Dennis@Landproperty.ng or Whatsapp/Call +2348164741041

 

 

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