Le Corbusier (Born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret- 1887-1965) was a Swiss-French Architect, Designer, Painter, Urban Planner, Sculptor and Writer. One of the iconic legends of modernism and the most influential Architect of the 20th century still admired and even worshipped in architectural circles. Le Corbusier, with other legends of modernism pioneered the...
Zainab Dauda, the wife to late Murtala Muhammed of the University of Maiduguri, is dead. She has been ill for some time, but when I visited her at the UMTH back in December, she wasn’t like someone I will never see again. Last Thursday, an SMS came in silently...
By Hassan Gimba Ahmed | Publish Date: Feb 16 2013 Daily Trust 4:00AM He walked into the hospital that day by himself, but before he left home, as if he foresaw his death, he showed his wives where he kept his shroud (likkafani) and Zamzam water. A week before he...
  Who is he? I have known him as an academic, and I never allowed that knowledge of him change for anything because the man has remained so all the time. He was my teachers’ teacher. When my lecturers were graduating, he was already a graduate assistant in his own...
"Once again within a span of one year, let me crave the indulgence of my esteemed readers to write a tribute of AVM Mukhtar Muhammed, pro-Chancellor, and Chairman Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The last tribute I wrote was that of my uncle Baba Abdulkarim Ka’ida “the...
The Management of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced the sudden death of its Northeast Zonal Coordinator Alhaji Abdulsalam Muhammed who died Oct 6 in Maiduguri, Borno State. "The deceased was redeployed to Maiduguri about three weeks ago to take charge of the Northeast zonal office after having served...
Before we bid goodbye to the month of September, Neptune Prime remembers the death of beloved Dr. Fateemah Tumsah, whose sudden death occurred on Thursday the 17th of September 2015 in a ghastly motor accident in Kaduna state. Until her death, Fateemah – as she was fondly called – worked with...
By Hussaini Muhammad Baba Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Geidam, his deputy Eng. Abubakar D Ali, Secretary to Yobe state government, Baba Mallam Wali, Head of Service, Alhaji Sale Abubakar, Emirs, members, House of Assembly, Commissioners and other dignitaries were among the thousands of people who attended the funeral prayers...
By Hijr Miskeena Tijjani El-Miskeen It is now exactly two years quite a memory unforgettable day, we were having fun at home waiting for the sallah meats to get prepared, that Thursday really filled our eyes with tears and our heart full of grief, the whole sallah becomes agonised following...
Veteran actor Kasimu Yero, Uncle Gaga of Cockcrow at Dawn fame, is dead. He died in Kaduna, aged 70, his son, Mansur, confirmed on Sunday. Yero was among the first set of Northerners that started acting professionally. He started his acting career when he joined the drama club of his secondary school. After...