Happy New Year Everybody!

The year 2020 was definitely challenging and often brutal. But in all things we give thanks to the Almighty.

Many people lost loved ones, businesses, homes as a result of Covid-19 but somehow, through it all we gained community.

We discovered how resilient we could be and new heroes emerged, like frontline health care workers , refuse collectors, delivery workers, those who subjected themselves to trials to help find a vaccine.

Thank you 🙏🏽

I pray 2021 will be a better year for us all.

I pray to God to immerse those who are mourning and suffering the loneliness of bereavement in his love and lead them through this darkness.

I pray all projects tagged as failure and loss in 2020 are not gone but delayed and will come in 2021.

Here’s to a better, healthy and prosperous new year !

🥂 ♥️🥂♥️

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

― Confucius

Photo: New Years Day, 1969 in an orphanage in Biafra.

Domkat Bali, dead at 80

HRH Domkat Yah Bali has died.

HRH Bali was a retired four-star General of the Nigerian Army. He was Minister of Defence and member of the Supreme Military Council of 1984-1985, and the Armed Forces Ruling Council of 1985-1990. Bali joined the Nigerian Army in 1961 and is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

He had been the Ponzhi Tarok since December, 2010

1938: Oba Adesoji Aderemi, Ooni of Ife.

Oba Adesoji Aderemi, Ooni of Ife (1930 – 1980) who also served as the governor of the Western Region, Nigeria between 1960 and 1962.

Here he is with his master builder examining the plans for the building of his new home in 1938.

He had been living in an older, smaller home for the first 8 years into his rule and had previously refused to authorise the construction of a better home until the Native Administration had completed and paid for the clean, piped water supply provided to his people.