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‘His books will be available in our libraries’ — Kogi immortalises Adesanmi

‘His books will be available in our libraries’ — Kogi immortalises Adesanmi

The Kogi state government says it will immortalise Pius Adesanmi, the late Nigeria-born Canadian professor, by making all his books available in the state’s school libraries. It also promised to organise
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Requiem for Pius Adesanmi

OUR paths never crossed on this earth, but we had a lot in common. We shared a similar worldview and intellectual culture as columnists and public intellectuals. He was an Okun Yoruba from Kabba, which made him my fellow Middle Belt compatriot. Like him, I also studied French language and civilisation, although mine was preparatory for post-graduate work in Economics, Public Administration and Law. We both had the privilege of moving freely from French Cartesian philosophical thinking to Anglo-Saxon philosophical empiricism – the best preparation, in my view, for any public intellectual worthy of the name.
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Pius Adesanmi’s widow: I’m a living witness to my husband’s kindness

Olumuyiwa Balogun-Adesanmi, wife of Pius Adesanmi, has expressed her gratitude to everyone for their kind words, support and condolences on the passing away of her husband. Adesanmi, Nigerian-born Canadian professor,
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He was witty, funny, a joy to behold — Olumuyiwa, Pius Adesanmi’s widow; thanks well-wishers

Mrs Olumuyiwa Balogun-Adesanmi, wife of the late scholar, Prof Pius Adesanmi, has expressed her gratitude to the Nigerian, Canadian authorities and everyone around the world for the support and condolences on the passing of her husband, who she described as “an uncommon star in the firmament of God’s creation.” Adesanmi’s widow thanked all the well […]
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PIUS ADESANMI: What or who do I curse? The day? The plane? The makers of aircraft?

Nigerian writers, scholars and journalists are shocked by the sudden passing of their colleague, Professor Pius Adesanmi, who was aboard the Ethiopia Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed on the morning of March 10, 2019 in Addis Ababa.
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Writers, activists shower encomium on Pius Adesanmi

Writers, activists shower encomium on Pius Adesanmi

Associates of Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian-born Canadian professor, gathered in Lagos to pay their last respect to him on Thursday. Adesanmi was among the passengers on the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that
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Saraki, Melaye, Aisha Yesufu… Abuja ‘stands still’ for Pius Adesanmi

Some residents of the federal capital territory (FCT) paid last respect to Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian-born Canadian professor, on Wednesday. Adesanmi was among the passengers on the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that
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