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Sumonu Oladele "Baines" Giwa was born on 16 March 1947 to a poor family working in the palace of Oba Adesoji Aderemi, the Ooni of Ife. In 1974, he married an American nurse. After his graduation in 1977, he proceeded to Fordham University for his graduate school. Upon return, he landed a job with Daily Times newspaper. He went on to marry former senator Florence Ita Giwa but the marriage lasted 10 months. In 1984, he and other journalists Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese and Yabuku Mohammed founded the Newswatch magazine.
The past week has been filled with disturbing and shocking footages of rampaging youths burning and looting government and private properties across the country, The looting has affected both the high and mighty as politicians have been the hardest hit with the violence. The cross rivers state capital, Calabar also received its share of the carnage yesterday as angry Nigerians burnt down houses belonging to 2 senators in the state. As seen in this video, a former senator and presidential adviser to Olusegun
Dele Giwa was recognized as one of the foremost Nigerian journalists during his lifetime.He was one of the co-founders of the Newswatch magazine alongside some other frontline journalists. Dele Giwa was assassinated via mail bomb in his house,but during his lifetime he was involved in three different marriages,one of which was to a now former Nigerian senator. Born in 1946,Florence Ita Giwa whose marriage with Dele Giwa lasted just 10 months,was previously a Nigerian senator and was fondly referred to as Mama
Florence Ita Giwa is a Nigerian politician, who was the Senator for the Cross River South Senatorial District of Cross River State. Florence Ita Giwa was born on 19 February 1946 in Atabong, Bakassi LGA, Cross River State. She attended the Kilburn Polytechnic in London, United Kingdom. She married Dele Giwa, the founding editor of Newswatch magazine. They were married for only ten months, after which Dele Giwa married Olufunmi Olaniyan, who was married to him until his death in 1986. She is very beautiful
The name Dele Giwa will definitely ring a bell in the minds of most Nigerians. Dele Giwa was born Sumonu Oladele Giwa on the 16th of March 1947. He was born to a working family in the palace of the Ooni of Ife. Dele Giwa travelled to the USA for his higher education, earning a B.A in English from Brooklyn College in 1977 and later enrolled for a Graduate program at Fordham University. He then worked for The New York Times as a news assistant for four years after which he relocated to Nigeria to work with Daily
Remembering the great journalist Dele Giwa who was kill by a mail bomb on 19th October, 1986. Dele Giwa (16 March 1947 – 19 October 1986) was a Nigerian journalist, editor and founder of Newswatch magazine. Read the early life of Sumonu Oladele "Baines" according to Wikipedia. Giwa was born to a poor family working in the palace of Oba Adesoji Aderemi, the Ooni of Ife. He attended local Authority Modern School in Lagere, Ile-lfe. He later gained admission into Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife when his father moved
For two days now the capital of Cross River State Calabar has been under attack by hoodlums. The house of the former NDDC chairman Victor Ndoma Egba and Senator representing the Southern Senatorial District, Senator Geshom Bassey's home were broken into and some part of their houses have been set ablaze. Nigerian politician, who was the Senator for the Cross River South Senatorial District of Cross River State, Florence Ita Giwa, was seen kneeling down in the video begging the youth of Calabar, saying that she
The past few days in Nigeria have been saddled with both good and bad news, with the bad outweighing the good. Needless to say that a lot of lives and properties have been lost in what started as a peaceful protest. Both the rich and the poor alike have been affected. Both the leaders and the led have inturn incurred losses. Notable at this time is the contribution of Mrs Giwa. Mrs Florence Ita Giwa from Cross River State is an ex senator that represented Cross River South in the National assembly between 1999-2003.
Going by the recent happenings in Nigeria, one can easily deduce that Nigerian youths are not happy, however, hoodlums seem to have made use of this opportunity to commit heinious crimes, such as looting the homes of public office holders and setting some of their properties on fire, all in the name of vexation. You may recall that the home of Oba Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, was looted and several items including his staff of office, were carted away. Only yesterday, the home of three-time Senator and Chairman
Since, the start of the EndSars protest, there have been different kind of pictures, reactions and opinion from People. People have been demanding for the police department of Police to be reformed and the Government have been trying to reach agreement with the People protesting. See Pictures of the Senator apologizing. Out of the ones I've been seeing, I was touched by the post of one user onlime, that posted the video of a Nigerian Senator apologizing to Nigerians in her own language. Though, the user posted
SENATOR FLORENCE ITA-GIWA GOES ON HER KNEES TO BEG PROTESTING RESIDENTS IN CROSS RIVERS STATE” Senator Florence Ita-Giwa has called on the residents of Cross Rivers state, to stop with the destruction of Public and private properties and looting of items across the country. On Saturday, October 24, angry youths in Cross Rivers state destroyed the homes of former senate leader, Ndoma Egba as well as the home of Senator Bassey Gershom. In a video shared online, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa who represents Cross
October 19, 1986- Dele Giwa, a foremost Nigerian investigative journalist is killed in Lagos by a bomb blast contained in a parcel delivered to him by his son, Billy. He was 39 year old at that time. Over and above everything else, dele giwa was anything but an extraordinarily brilliant and distinguished investigative journalist who together with ray ekpu, yakubu mohammed and dan agbese established an avant garde magazine, newswatch. It disentangled the myths from facts, go the extramile to demystify sundry
Ita Giwa bends knee at Calabar’s most revered roundabout, begs youths to desist from destruction of lives and properties. Senator Princess (Dame) Ita Giwa had taken to her knees at about 12:00am today at the Calabar most populous and traditionally revered roundabout, ‘Itiad Udi Abasi Orok’, Watt market, Calabar to plead with the aggrieved youths to desist from further destruction of properties within the State which is mostly under the Efik Kingdom. Senator Ita while on her knees pleaded with the youths
Good day guys Image source-Twitter Renowned blogging platform '' Instablog'' in the early hours of today made a tweet on about '' Sen Mrs Florence Ita-Giwa on Twitter handle that have got many Twitter users talking. Below are Some comments from the tweet. '' After kneeling what are the steps to correct all that's has been done , do you seat and discuss fundamentals on way forward, our leaders need to seat up right and resign there positions good faith and we shall accept it, God bless Nigeria'' @ otunba '' Mama