Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Lagos pays tribute to late Oyo

03 October 2014, 08:00 Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed shock and sadness on the death of the eminent journalist, Felicia Oluremi Oyo.

He described the late Oluremi Oyo as a forthright journalist who practiced the driven by values and comported herself as a worthy role model in the profession throughout her life time.  

The Governor, in a condolence press release signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, said she would be sorely missed by all.

Fashola recalled the dynamism which Oyo brought to bear into her national assignment as Spokesperson to former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, and her leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.

Also Read: Jonathan mourns Kano emir Hashim
The Governor noted that her passage while being painful, should also serve as inspiration to all media professionals to always strive for excellence.

He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the widower, Vincent Oyo and the family, the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigeria Union of Journalists and prayed that God Almighty granted the departed soul peaceful repose and abides with all family members and the journalism family left behind.

Oyo died on Wednesday at the age of 61 on Wednesday in the United Kingdom while receiving treatment for a cancer-related ailment.

- CAJ News


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...