We TELL their stories so we won’t forget
Only Remembered by What We Have Done
Words by Horatius Bonar (1808 – 1889) Music by Ira D. Sankey (August 28, 1840 – August 13, 1908)
Dr. Horatius Bonar, of Edinburgh, wrote the words of this hymn which still resonates now and it will always as long as life subsist. TimelessPersons is launched to supplement his work by publishing the deeds of great minds from the Niger Delta so we don’t forget.
Timeless People In History
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Ogbia Kingship (Obanobhan) Stool In Retrospection
Ogbia kingship stool (Obanobhan as traditionally called) has produced great minds as monarch since it was coined in 1958. These Monarchs in conjunction with the Ogbia Brotherhood fostered education, unity and gave the ogbia man a sense of belonging.
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FOREMOST JURIST OF BAYELSA STATE
In 1996 some bright minds of the Bench started the judiciary business of Bayelsa state. The laid the judicial foundation from nothing and they diligently built an enviable judiciary in Nigeria. They remain the best Judges, the Nigeria state has ever had.
Profiles Of The Living
TimelessPersons Blog isn’t only about the dead, but the living too …
Jesus Christ (c.4 BC – AD 30)
Jesus Christ sometimes called Jesus of Nazareth is the central figure of the Christian faith/religion, was born of a virgin woman and he is believed to be an incarnate of God the Son and the savior of the whole human race (Messiah). Jesus Christ is best known for his death, resurrection and ascension.
Gboribiogha John Jonah
Engr. Gboribiogha John Jonah is from Nembe. He was a fine Naval Officer that made his mark in the Nigeria military. For he came, he saw and he conquered. From 2012 to 2019 he was the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa state.
CLEMENT ODIGIE AIKPONOBHOA OSIME
Clement Odigie Osime, in full Clement Odigie Aikponobhoa Osime is a renowned Professor of Surgery with specialty in Surgical Oncology and Medical Law at the University of Benin and he also doubled as an Attorney of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He prides himself as an apprentice for Jesus Christ.
Dead, But Alive In Our Minds
Timeless persons Publish their stories so you don’t forget …
Godwin Moses Odumgba (1932-2020)
Late Chief Godwin Moses Odumgba was from Amarata community of Bayelsas state. He was once a Manager in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and made his mark.
AIG Anthony Sawyerr (1944-2020)
Anthony Sawyerr hails from Sagbama Town in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa. He was a quintessential and accomplished Police Officer that made his mark in Nigerian Police Force.
Tari Joshua (1975-2019)
Tari Joshua was widely known as a reputable sports reporter and presenter, who imparted the media industry of Nigeria.
Lucky Awotua Efebo (1930-2019)
Lucky Awotua Efebo was from Nembe Kingdom of Bayelsa State. He was an accomplished man who rose to the principle of his darling profession of the Nigeria Police Force and served the Nation meritoriously and diligently without any discoloration.
Mariam Bubaraye Indiamaowei (1950-2019)
Dame Mariam Bubaraye Indiamaowei was from Sagbagria community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. She was a successful businesswoman in Port Harcourt city and also an impressive school teach that imparted the education sector of old Rivers state.
Newton Amie Aaron Igali (1926-2012)
Newton Amie Aaron Igali was from Eniwari community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was a foremost qualified and certified Accountant from the Niger delta that worked assiduously towards the development of the financial sector of Nigeria.
Bernice Baratuapre Orubo (1932-2022)
Bernice Baratuapre Orubo a matriarch was from Otuabagi community in Ogbia kingdom of Bayelsa state. She was a famous and respected woman of substance, who judiciously worked towards the socioeconomic development of the Ogbia women from in the 70’s.
PROF C.T.I ODU (1937-2013)
Clifford Temple Idigieneni Odu hails from Twon Brass in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He was an academic giant in all ramifications and a trailblazer. Professor C.T.I Odu remains the first black professor of soil microbiology in Africa.
Anthony Ronari Orubo (1953-2014)
Late Anthony Ronari Orubo (aka Mr Tee) was from Otuabagi community in Ogbia kingdom of Bayelsa state. He was quite a remarkable soul that kept giant footprints on the sands of time in the old Rivers state. A pacesetter was Mr Tee; he coined and managed businesses that imparted the landscape of Port Harcourt city.
Ayibatari Mac-Fisi (1957-2022)
Ayibatari Mac-Fisi hails from Agbobiri-Okordia community, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. He qualified as an impressive livestock and veterinary officer of old Rivers state. He also contributed towards the development of politics in Bayelsa state as he was once the Secretary, Yenagoa Local Government Council. Also, he kept giant imprint on the hearts many as he imparted them with his unquenchable kindness and love.
Samuel Timinipre Owonaro (1944-2020)
Samuel Timinipre Owonaro hails from Kaiama town in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Area of Bayelsa state. He was among the pioneer post-independence revolutionaries that fought for the liberation of the Nigeria delta. He featured greatly during the Nigeria civil war of 1967 to 1969 as an Army Captain.
Brown Etonye (1924-2017)
Brown Etonye was from Toru-oruwa community in Tarakiri clan of Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa state. He was a successful/reputable Electrical Power Generation Engineer, School Proprietor and custodian of the Western Ijaw Culture and Tradition.
Davidson Imimo David Otiotio (1951-2020)
Davidson Imimo David Otiotio was from Nembe-Bassambiri of Bayelsa state. A man of many parts; he was a retired Army Captain that fought the Nigeria civil war, an accomplished Medical Physician and a Poet.
Abele Alfred Pondei (1934 – 2017)
Late Chief Abele Alfred Pondei was from Amassoma community of Bayelsa state. He made a name for himself as the first graduate from his community. In the old Rivers state, he was a famous Chief Livestock Officer that kept footprints on the sands of time.
Aseyai Etifa (1944-2014)
Chief (Barr) Aseyai Etifa was indeed an achiever and accomplished gentle man of many respects. He was an administrator par excellence, an educationist of rare breed, a Philanthropist, Elder Statesman, a high profile Politician with uncommon traits/pedigree, a seasoned bureaucrat.
Florence Akporero (1938-2020)
Elder Rev. Mrs Florence Akporero was a successful businesswoman in the 70s and later became a qualified teacher who taught many pupils in the old Bendel state. Above all she was a devoted follower of Jesus Christ.
Marsh Sylvester Amafaotu Ebimoghan (1950-2010)
Marsh Sylvester Amafaotu Ebimoghan was an accomplished Administrative officer/Permanent Secretary of old Rivers state and Bayelsa state that rendered selfless services. He was best known as former Head of Service, Bayelsa state.
Godwill Numoipre Samson Edgar-Zechariah (1936-2022)
Godwill Numoipre Samson Edgar-Zechariah was a consummate Tax professional of old Rivers state civil service that kept footprints on the sands of time.
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Pedro Ayebanimiworio Adukpo-Egi-Ikata (1935-2021)
Alabo Pedro Ayebanimiworio Adukpo-Egi IKATA was a fine military officer and a respected community Chief the Niger delta has ever produced. He fought for the unity of Nigeria during the Nigerian civil war.
Victor Uwaifo (1941–2021)
Victor Efosa Uwaifo, an Edo-Bini indigene fondly called “guitar-boy” was a prolific musician, sculptor, lecturer, writer and an administrator par excellence. He was best known, for his foremost award winning gold disc (Joromi) of 1965.