LIVERPOOL VS CRYSTAL PALACE

LIVERPOOL VS CRYSTAL PALACE

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Mohamed Salah scored twice – including his 50th Premier League goal – as Liverpool survived a score by coming from behind to defeat a resolute Crystal Palace in a seven-goal thriller at Anfield.


The Reds led 3-2 as the final whistle of a topsy-turvy match approached, but after James Milner was sent off in the 89th minute for two yellow-card offences, it was a nervy ending as the Premier League leaders desperately tried to hold on to their lead.


The win was ultimately secured when Sadio Mane added a fourth goal in stoppage time, though there was still time for Max Meyer to score a consolation for the visitors.

Liverpool had dominated the vast majority of the first half at Anfield but it was Palace who broke the deadlock through Andros Townsend, who beat Alisson from close range after Wilfried Zaha pulled a cross back.
The hosts came out for the second period with goals on the agenda, and it took just one minute for Salah to equalize before they went ahead seven minutes later through Roberto Firmino.

Palace were not down and out just yet, and James Tomkins capitalised on poor defending to head his side level from a corner.

However, a calamitous error by Julian Speroni – making his first appearance since December 2017 – handed Liverpool an advantage they did not relinquish again, the visitors’ keeper scooping the ball towards his own net for Salah to poke in from on the line.

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HUDDLESFIELD VS MANCITY

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The chase continues!

Never mind that this was hardly Manchester City at their best, a routine victory over Huddersfield moves Pep Guardiola’s team back to within four points of Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table.

More to the point, another three strikes were added to their bold attempt to break every known goalscoring record.


For Huddersfield the consequence was very different. This was a defeat that leaves them ten points adrift of safety, in danger of a permanent crick in the neck with the effort of looking forever upwards. It was a dire defeat, ripe with evidence of the Premier League’s unbreachable quality gap, which provided a fitting full stop to a week which had begun miserably with the departure of David Wagner. It was somehow in keeping with unhappy circumstance that an intended message from the outgoing manager recorded to thank the fans failed to be broadcast before the game, after succumbing to a technical glitch.

For Mark Hudson; the man who stepped in to hold the fort after Wagner’s departure, there was to be no Ole Gunnar Solskjaer effect. With the Borussia Dortmund coach Jan Siewert set to be appointed later this week, this is likely to be Hudson’s sole match in charge.


But he will have had long enough, pacing the technical area throughout the game to have seen at close hand the reasons why Wagner felt he could do no more.

For all the wonders the German may have delivered in his three and a half years in Yorkshire, he has left Huddersfield with a squad so bereft of quality there is only one direction they are heading. Too many anonymous journeymen delivering too little meaningful application is no recipe for escape. The crowd’s ironic chorus of oles for every successful pass in the game’s dying moments a clear indication of a need to take pleasure where they can.
Not that City were at their scintillating best here. But then they didn’t need to be. For the first ten minutes they seemed oddly reticent, unable to find the right pass to unlock Huddersfield’s determined, if limited, defence. True, Raheem Sterling was furious he wasn’t awarded a penalty after Terence Kongolo brought him down after 12 minutes. And he had a point. Quite how Andre Marriner missed what was clearly a trip by the Huddersfield defender will remain one of the mysteries of the season.Sterling didn’t have long to brood on injustice, however. Five minutes later, Danilo whipped a speculative cross shot into the Huddersfield box. For some reason, Christopher Schindler decided to bow in front of it, as if in supplication, succeeding only in deflecting the ball off the top of his head beyond Jonas Lossl. It was City’s 100 goal of the season in all competitions. Perhaps more pertinently it was the 21 goal recorded since they last con
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MAN U VS BRIGHTON

MAN U VS BRIGHTON

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Marcus Rashford scored his 41st goal for Manchester United on his 150th appearance.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer became the first Manchester United manager to win his first six league games in charge as his side held on to beat Brighton.
It was United’s seventh straight win since the Norwegian took over at Old Trafford on an interim basis a month ago and they are now just three points off fourth-placed Chelsea.

Paul Pogba put United in front after winning and then converting a penalty in the 27th minute.
Marcus Rashford doubled the lead just before half-time with a beautiful solo goal on his 150th appearance for the club.

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Tottenham 0 vs Man u 1

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea produced a Wembley masterclass as interim manager Ole Gunnaer Solskjaer made it six wins out of six to damage Tottenham’s Premier League title ambitions.

Marcus Rashford’s low finish from Paul Pogba’s superb pass on the stroke of half-time stretched Solskjaer’s flawless start – but the Norwegian had De Gea to thank for a magnificent display as Spurs laid siege to United’s goal after the break.

The Spaniard made a succession of crucial interventions, 11 in total, including many with his feet, as Spurs tried in vain to avoid a defeat that makes their task of keeping pace with Liverpool and Manchester City even more arduous.

Brighton 0 vs Liverpool 1

Mohamed Salah’s penalty earned Liverpool a gritty 1-0 win at Brighton that moved them seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Having lost their previous two matches in 2019, the Reds were frustrated in a tight first half at the Amex Stadium.

SPURS 0 VS MANU 1

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea produced a Wembley masterclass as interim manager Ole Gunnaer Solskjaer made it six wins out of six to damage Tottenham’s Premier League title ambitions.

Marcus Rashford’s low finish from Paul Pogba’s superb pass on the stroke of half-time stretched Solskjaer’s flawless start – but the Norwegian had De Gea to thank for a magnificent display as Spurs laid siege to United’s goal after the break.

The Spaniard made a succession of crucial interventions, 11 in total, including many with his feet, as Spurs tried in vain to avoid a defeat that makes their task of keeping pace with Liverpool and Manchester City even more arduous.

 

Chelsea 2 vs Newcastle 1

Chelsea had failed to score in their previous two league matches at Stamford Bridge – a 1-0 loss to Leicester and a goalless draw with Southampton – but they netted in the ninth minute when Pedro collected David Luiz’s ball over the top, took a touch, then shot past Dubravka for his seventh goal of the season.

However, with Eden Hazard again featuring as a ‘false nine’ with Olivier Giroud on the bench and Alvaro Morata left out of the squad, they struggled to create further clear-cut chances before Clark equalised, powerfully heading in from Matt Ritchie’s corner.

There were boos heard inside Stamford Bridge at half-time, but Sarri’s side were greatly improved in the second half, with Hazard a much more prominent threat.

The Belgian led Chelsea’s attack, which resulted in their second goal as he ran at the Newcastle defence, offloaded to Willian who, from a tight angle, cut inside onto his right foot and curled a beautiful effort past Dubravka with the ball going in off the post.

With nine minutes left, 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi, the subject of a £35m bid from German champions Bayern Munich , came on for only his second Premier League appearance.

 

Weekend results

Westham 1 vs Arsenal 0

Declan Rice scored the only goal as West Ham beat Arsenal, while Marko Arnautovic appeared to bid farewell to the London Stadium.

Rice picked a good time to grab his first West Ham goal, powering the ball beyond Bernd Leno from 12 yards three minutes after half-time in a game of few clear-cut chances.

The main talking point came when Arnautovic seemed to wave goodbye to the home fans when he was substituted with 71 minutes played, days after West Ham rejected a £35m bid for the Austrian from an unnamed Chinese club.

Player ratings

Home Team: Fabianski (7), Zabaleta (7), Ogbonna (7), Diop (7), Cresswell (7), Noble (6), Rice (8), Antonio (6), Nasri (7), Anderson (6), Arnautovic (7).

Subs: Carroll (6), Snodgrass (6), Obiang (n/a)

Arsenal: Leno (6), Mustafi (6), Sokratis (6), Koscielny (6), Maitland-Niles (5), Xhaka (5), Guendouzi (6), Kolasinac (5), Iwobi (5), Lacazette (6), Aubameyang (6).

Subs: Ramsey (5), Torreira (6), Bellerin (5)

Man of the match: Declan Rice

Arsenal managed just two shots on target across the whole 90 minutes as their wretched away form continued, leaving them with one win on their travels in their last seven Premier League games.

Unai Emery’s side had shown the greater intent before half-time but lacked the invention to regularly find a way through the home defence, with Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang onlookers for long spells of the first half.

Arnautovic appeared to wave goodbye to the home fans when he was substituted

Both sides exchanged cursory efforts early on but Arsenal did carve out the first real opportunity when Lacazette held off Pablo Zabaleta and powered into the box. Lukasz Fabianski saved his first effort from 12 yards, and he skied the rebound over.

Emery has lost back-to-back away games for the first time as Arsenal boss

But with the restored Arnautovic looking untroubled by the speculation around him at the tip of West Ham’s attack, the hosts always had a focal point they could play off and he held the ball up for Samir Nasri, only for the Frenchman to strike the side netting from a tight angle.

Felipe Anderson also came close when Nasri waited for his run and laid the ball into his path 25 yards out, before Matteo Guendouzi rounded off an even, but uninspiring first half by going close from a similar distance.

Team news

West Ham made five changes from their FA Cup win over Birmingham, including a return for Marko Arnautovic and a Premier League return for Samir Nasri.

Unai Emery reverted to the Arsenal line-up which beat Fulham in their last league game, with Ainsley Maitland-Niles on the right of midfield in a 3-4-3.

The second half sprang into life within five minutes of the restart with Nasri, who had been busy before half-time, teeing up Rice after a poor Granit Xhaka header to blast the ball beyond a rooted Leno from 12 yards.

Aubameyang was put off his stride by Aaron Cresswell’s sliding challenge in the box and Alex Iwobi just missed the far post when played in on the left as Arsenal pressed, but they still did not work Fabianski enough.

The arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Lucas Torreira and even the pace of Hector Bellerin off the bench failed to ignite the Gunners’ usual second-half charge, which has seen them pick up eight points in the last 10 minutes of games alone, as the hosts saw out a first victory over Arsenal on home soil since 2006.

 

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The managers

Manuel Pellegrini says he will wait and see what happens with Marko Arnautovic but insists they must do what is right for the club.

Manuel Pellegrini: “I was pleased with the balance and consistence of the team. We did not allow Arsenal any chances despite their quality of players. We played with a mentality of a big team, always going for the second goal.”

Unai Emery says his since created more chances but were not clinical enough in their Premier League defeat to West Ham.

Unai Emery: “It’s a bad results for us. It’s concerning because we need to be competitive at home and away. At home we feel good but away we are not getting the results we want. Today we had to do more to impose our ideas. If we could have been more competitive with more quality we could have done better.”

Man of the match – Declan Rice

Besides scoring the winner, Rice did a brilliant job anchoring the West Ham midfield, often doing the legwork of both himself and Mark Noble, who struggled to keep up with the pace of the game on the few occasions Arsenal got going.

Rice celebrated his goal passionately with his team-mates

He won the ball back more times (10) than anyone else on the pitch, but he never shied away from the ball either, scoring the only goal of the game and of his team-mates only Noble and Anderson had more touches over the 90 minutes.

“I’m trying to think of a defensive midfielder in the Premier League who does it better than him,” said Sky Sports guest and West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere.

“I’m not saying he’s the best in the league because he’s got a long way to go, but he’s on the right track. His reading of the game, his maturity and today I saw a bit more – he wanted to go forward more and he can bring that to his game.”

What’s next?

West Ham travel to Bournemouth next Saturday at 3pm, shortly before Arsenal face another London derby with Chelsea at the Emirates at 5.30pm.

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CARLING CUP

Tottenham 1vs Chelsea 0

Spurs defeat Chelsea through a controversial penalty.

Harry Kane’s first-half penalty gave Tottenham a slender advantage after the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Wembley.

Referee Michael Oliver awarded the 26th minute spot-kick after consulting VAR for offside and Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s foul on Kane.

Spurs and Chelsea both had chances in a fiercely fought contest and Blues’ manager Maurizio Sarri will feel this tie is still very much alive before the second leg at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, 24 January.

Chelsea hit the woodwork twice in the first half through N’Golo Kante’s near-post flick, and when Spurs keeper Paulo Gazzaniga athletically turned Callum Hudson-Odoi’s deflected cross onto the post.

Andreas Christensen missed a glaring opportunity from six yards after the break while Arrizabalaga also produced a fine save from Kane as this semi-final remains in the balance.

Man city 9 vs Burton 0

Pep Guardiola said his Manchester City team would take the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg “seriously” after his side beat Burton 9-0.

Gabriel Jesus scored four times, with further goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez.

The second leg, merely a formality, takes place on Wednesday, 23 January.

“The result was good and of course we are already in the final but we have to play the second leg,” said Guardiola.

The win at Etihad Stadium was the largest winning margin in the semi-final of the competition, and the widest victory in the tournament in more than 32 years – since Liverpool beat Fulham 10-0 in a second-round first-leg tie in September 1986.

FA CUP

Man u 2 vs Reading 0

Manchester United won their fifth straight game under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they beat Reading in the FA Cup – but there was VAR confusion in the first half.

Fred’s goal was ruled offside but United were awarded a penalty for a foul on Juan Mata in the build-up.

The Spaniard scored from the spot, before Romelu Lukaku doubled their lead.

 

FA CUP RESULTS

Arsenal 3vs Blackpool 0 

Arsenal cruised through to the FA Cup fourth round with teenager Joe Willock scoring twice at Blackpool.

The 19-year-old striker headed in after Aaron Ramsey’s free-kick hit the post and tapped in another before half-time.

League One Blackpool struggled to keep pace with the Gunners, whose arrival at Bloomfield Road was delayed when a protestor sat on top of their bus.

But after Armand Gnanduillet went close, they improved after the break before Alex Iwobi’s late finish.

 

Transfer news

Chelsea FC complete the signing of Christian PulisicChelsea have made two big statements by wrapping up a €64 million (£57.6m, $73.1m) deal for Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic. First and foremost, they have reminded football’s biggest clubs that they remain a powerful force in the transfer market, an outfit with the ambition and capability to beat their rivals to the signature of a rising star such as the 20-year-old Pulisic.

Jemaine Defore to Rangers on loan.

Rangers are poised to sign Bournemouth’s former England striker Jermain Defoe on an 18-month loan deal.

The 36-year-old has been restricted to just four substitute appearances in the Premier League this season and hasn’t scored since the end of March.

Aaron Ramsey to Juventus

Arsenal’ s Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre – contract with Juventus and could even officially join the team this month, according to reports in Italy .

On Wednesday , Juve director Fabio Paratici had said the Italian champions were “ monitoring ” the Wales international’ s transfer situation , with his Arsenal contract set to come to an end at the end of this season.

Newcastle 0 vs Man u 2 

Man u go on a 4 game unbeaten run under a new manager Man Utd go from strength to strength under Solskjaer

After convincing wins over Cardiff, Huddersfield and Bournemouth, this was Manchester United’s sternest test under Solskjaer.

They lost the corresponding fixture last season 1-0 but came through this examination while keeping a first clean sheet in eight top-flight matches.

This was another high-octane, attacking performance from a team that has come alive under the caretaker manager.

Chelsea 0 vs Southampton 0

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Chelsea 0 Southampton 0: Toothless

Blues held and lose Willian to injury

Southampton left Stamford Bridge with a well-earned point after holding depleted Chelsea to a 0-0 Premier League draw on Wednesday.

Chelsea produced a toothless display as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by struggling Southampton and lost Willian to injury in the process.

Maurizio Sarri reinstated Alvaro Morata to the team with Olivier Giroud ruled out, yet the service to the Spaniard was poor as Saints dug deep to hold on for a well earned point

 

EPL WEEK ROUND

Man city 2 VS Liverpool 1

Sane strikes as City close gap as Sergio Aguero and Leroy Sane move champions to within four points of leaders on a night of high drama, Pep Guardiola’s side inflicted Liverpool’s first league defeat of the season, after 21 match to make the title open

 

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TRIBUTE TO MRS.PERPETUA ONYISI OLISA CHUKWUMA BY HUSBAND~JOHN OLISA~CHUKWUMA “KU NI OTO!”

TRIBUTE TO MRS. PERPETUA ONYISI OLISA CHUKWUMA BY HUSBAND~JOHN OLISA~CHUKWUMA

Perpetua Onyinyechukwu Onyisi a.ka Omo Jesu, you have left me in tatters, despondency, melancholy and total despair. Death, you shameless phenomenon with your pang took my beloved friend, sister, confider, counselor, better half, mother and wife away. Shameless you- Death! I fear not your anguish, what more? You have done an irreplaceable damage to me but her resplendent face even in agony kept me alive.

How can I move on without you? What is the meaning of life without you? How do I cope with the adorable children you left behind? How can I do it alone without you? Death, show your surreptitious face at this moment! For you cannot do more than you have done.

Our meeting was not fortuitous. We grew together in strong bond physically and spiritually.  We shared our visions, hopes, aspirations and yearnings together. I particularly recall with nostalgia our fifteen years and eleven months of our blissful conjugation. More or less, it seemed like five minutes. Youloved visitations with the entire family. my queen, since you took ill, our Sunday rituals (visitations) especially to “Yeyeness” Maltida Odekunle aged 103 years, has been truncated. How would I be able to explain to Yeye of your painful demise? Wht about all the friends and extended families you have touched one way or the other? How do I explain to them the great chasm you left behind? I have continuously searched for answers.

 

 

 

 

You are a rare gem and multifarious in nature. You combined sheer athletism with academic brilliance. You had an insatiable quest to develop personnel. An indefatigable teacher and coach! Your set objective was to train Nigerian teachers in Montessori Management dynamics to impact our children from the cradle. Through this, you touched many lives and empowered many more.

You were a community developer and selfless. The motherless babies homes and destitude community shall agonize over your demise. How do I provide them succour? The shoes you left behind are too big to fill. What a vacuum! Your professionalism, charity, knowledge, piety, charm and diligence stand you out.

Onyisi! Onyisi! Onyisi! Get up from this deep slumber and walk with me again. Walk with me, with our lovely children Olisamedua, Ekenedilichukwu, Ifunayachukwu and Ngozichukwuka to our destination. You have not reached the Golan heights we await you. Such are the wonders of your Maker who decides fate. I cannot question him, instead, I am grateful to him for making our paths cross.

 

 

 

The community of worshipers in our great parish St Dominics Catholic Church is filled with your imprints. As a lector, you participated actively in all religious functions. This always gladdens my heart each time you had the opportunity to honour the biblical readings. Each time you did, your voice resonated and filled the entire church. i was always joyous and full of your praise. little did I know that i would have plethora of explanations to make to tge brothers and sisters you left to grief over you in our parish.

Who would bring back the bliss to me each time I attended mass Onyisi? Kun ni oto !(Means: Wake up) This is not how you intended to say your bye to your entire family, great parishioners, home and abroad.

 

You were brave, bold and un-phlegmatic. Your smiley face remains your hallmark. You never ceased to amaze with your kindness and hospitality. i cannot thank you enough for making part of the Nwabueze family a treasure dear to my heart. If for nothing, you fought courageously to keep the family intact, but death had other plans. Oh death! Show your face, show your claws, show your ruthlessness, but you would rather hide like a coward you are.

Onyisi, you have conquered death as you have joined the Saints triumphant in the eternal blossom of God.

Rest in peace my beloved wifey and Queen

Till we meet again to part no more!

Onyisi! Je si kein

Olisa John Chukwuma (Husband)

 

 

TRIBUTE TO MRS. PERPETUA BY CHILDREN- SONTOCHUKWU, EKENEDILICHUKWU, IFUNANYA AND ZARA

Dearest mummy, why did you leave so soon? We would never have believed this will ever happen in a million years. Words cannot explain how terribly shocked we are. Our only reassurance is that you have gone to meet our Heavenly Father and joined all the saints in boundless sea of love. While you were on earth, you were the best mum anyone could ever have. You cared for all your children, you loved them, you were a fighter and you taught us to never give up. You were beautiful, intelligent and loving, these characters are very hard to find especially in our country, Nigeria. We miss you and everything about you from your smile to your laugh; you will never be forgotten in our lives. Even though you have left us in the physical, you have not left us in the spirit, you remain with us in the form of our family and friend. You will remain in our hearts forever. It will never feel the same without you. We miss you and will love you forever.

 

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TRIBUTE TO MRS. PERPETUAL OLISA-CHUKWUMA BY DUMEBI AYENI AND OGE NWABUEZE

“Ring Ring” My phone rang one morning and I picked it up. It was my dad Mr. Ashuayin Nwabueze. From his voice, I could tell something was amiss.

“….Something tragic happened, bad news…” he finally managed to say in our dialect.

The way he uttered the word my intuition told me it was not sickness, accident, loss of money but death.

Forgetting that my dad already mentioned the word “bad” before “news”, I started hoping that it was the death of the entire Boko- haram squad in Nigeria and all those wicked murderers both in Nigeria and all over the globe.

With a heavy heart he finally let it out “Perpetual is no more” still in our dialect. It was hard to believe it was your Perpetual, so I started visualizing different Perpetual with unknown faces in my head refusing to believe that it was you.

You were such a beautiful soul that no one would have envisaged your death in a semi-centennial. Your name neither fitted yet into the book of the dead nor your beautiful face in the catalogue of the dead. Because you were:

P– Pacific; E– Ebullient and energetic; R– Resolute and religious; P– Proficient; E– Elegant

T– Top-notch; U– Unmatched; A– Assiduous; L– Loving

It is still so hard to believe that you are no more.  Ashuayin and Maria Nwabueze; Azubuike Nwabueze and family; Augusta Adeleye and family; Dumebi Ayeni and family; Oge Nwabueze are still in shock and pained about your death.  They all said you were not only obliging but unparalleled.

I thought I had be writing a “Tribute” to you on the establishment of your school which I prayed to God about for you and secretly nurtured the desire to work with a brilliant and focused mind like you.

Why shouldn’t I pray for the establishment of your own school?  You were such a terrific builder which is evident in the years you spent first as a teacher and then as the headmistress of Heritage School.

I love you; we love you cousin, the whole Nwabuezes love you, the whole Olisa-Chukwumas love you, Nigerians love you, the world love you, but God loves you more. Again, it is hard to believe that you are no more. It is hard to believe that when people say “Rest in Peace” for those that are gone, you are among them. It is hard to believe that when we talk about you, it would be in the past tense, but your terrific impact and impart will never be forgotten in a hurry .

The whole thing still seems to me like a dream; can someone please wake me up!

 

 

 

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BIOGRAPHY OF PERPETUA ONYISI OLISA~CHUKWUMA (NEE NWABUEZE)

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF THE SMILING ANGEL- PERPETUA ONYISI OLISA~CHUKWUMA (NEE NWABUEZE)

Mrs. Perpetua Onyinyechukwuka Onyisi Olisa- Chukwuma (nee Nwabueze) is a mother of four (Three boys and girl; Sonto, Ekene, Ifunanya and Zara). She is married to Mr. Olisa John Chukwuma.

She was born as a twin to late Mr. Peter Ofor Nwabueze and mrs. Gertrude Uchendi Nwabueze, who both hale from Issele Uku in Delta State. Her twin sister is Rev Sr. Mary Felicitas Ogechukwuka Nwabueze.

She is the sixth of the eight children in the family.

She started her primary school education in the prestigious Our Lady of Apostles Primary School Yaba before proceeding to the secondary of the same institution.

In the secondary school, she developed a passion for the martial arts especially Karate. This passion followed her into the University, which is the University of Lagos. She went on to win several laurels including gold medals in African zone III championship and was team captain for the female national team for the 1999 all African games. Perp, as she is fondly called, also won 2 gold medals in the 1998 National Sports Festival. She had represented her school (University of Lagos) in the NUGA games in taekwando where she won a bronze medal.

Coming from a background of teachers and head teachers, (her mother is a retired teacher), she joined the Dominican Nursery and Primary School, working in the preschool for few years, her exploits in academics began. During her youth service, she served as a teacher at Ansar-Ud-Deen after graduating as a sociologist. She then decided to get her qualifications as a Montessori directress before obtaining her PGDE at Nottingham University after joining Heritage house School. Here, her love for children and excellence grew in leaps and bounds. She quickly rose through the ranks as she became a supervisor, deputy Head of School, Head of School Jibowu, Head of School Ikoyi as the overall supervising head. She is also a lecturer at the Heritage Montessori Centre, where she has trained many directresses. Last year (2018), she graduated with a Masters degree in Education Administration at the University of Lagos. She is also a member of several professional bodies such as South African Montessori Association (SAMA) and an executive member of AISEN.

In her church at the St. Dominic’s Catholic Church,  Yaba, she was a lector and she was reader per excellence. Everyone loved her reading and was an easy pick for the big occasions.

Perp, a mentor coach, was a woman who distinguished herself by applying herself in everything that she was involved in; excellence was her watchword. She believed in family and people as she would always welcome you with a smile that brightened her sphere and beyond. Perp loved sports, she loved to keep fit and live healthy. She loved life and lived it to the full.

Indeed, heaven has gained an angel and we are left bewildered but we take solace in knowing she served God and man with her life and loved God with all her heart.

Perp lives on!

 

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