David Medaiyese Jemibewon, retired major general, lawyer, politician and former minister of police affairs, 74, July 20. Born in Iya Gbede, Aiyetoro Gbede, Oyi, Kogi State, he was educated in Nigeria, England, and the United States of America. He holds the traditional title of Jagumolu of Ibadan, Oyo State, among other titles.
Gold Chioma Amadiani, Nigeria film actress, 26, July 17. Born in Enugu, Enugu State, she was a student of federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State. Amadiani has featured in many movies including Royal Beast, the Great Hunter, Egg Seller, Money After Money, Nurses’ Club and Odogwu Na Umu Agara. She has also acted alongside great actors and actresses like Mercy Johnson, Keneth Okonkwo, Clem Ohameze and Mike Ezuronye.
Angus Onuegbu-Uzoamaka, businessman, author, politician, vice-chairman and chief executive officer, New Century Insurance Brokers Limited, 54, July, 16. Born in Obohia-Mbieri, Mbaitoli local government area of Imo State, he was educated at Central School, Assah, Ohaji, Imo State and Ohaji High School. After his Advanced Level General Certificate in Education, GCE, he obtained a diploma and higher diploma in Business Administration from the University of Jos; post graduate diploma in Export Shipping and Petroleum Management from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO; MBA Transport Management Technology, FUTO; and MSc Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN.
Lateef Kayode Jakande, journalist, publisher and former governor of Lagos State, 85, July 23. Born in Lagos, he was educated at Lagos Public School, Lagos, 1936-1939; Banharn Memorial Methodist School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, 1939-1943; King’s College, Lagos, 1944; Ilesha Grammar School Ilesha, Osun State, 1945-1949. He started his career as a reporter, with Daily Service, 1949-1950; sub-editor/proof reader, Daily Service, 1950; acting editor, Daily Service, 1953; editor, Nigerian Tribune, 1953-1956, and managing director/editor-in-chief, Allied Newspapers Limited, 1959-1968. Jakande is a recipient of several awards including the best reporter of the year by the Sunday Times in 1977. He was governor of Lagos State from 1979-1983.
Eniola Bello, journalist, columnist, 50, July 21. Born in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Kogi State, he was educated at Onuydo Grammar School; University of Lagos and University of Ilorin. Bello worked with Daily Times, Vanguard, African Concord and PM News, all in Lagos. He is the managing director of ThisDay newspapers.
Compiled by Anayo Ezugwu — Jul. 21, 2014 @ 01:00 GMT