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The passing of renowned medical practitioner, Dr. Adebiyi Edun has been described as an exit of an icon, whose contributions have had a major impact on the development of medical practice.


He was a doctor, a healer, teacher, researcher, and inventor. His passion to eradicated disease and contribute to the body of medical knowledge drew him to join the world of medical practitioners.


Born on Friday 9th December 1955 at Island Maternity Hospital, Lagos Island to the family of Late Mr Albert Adedeji Edun and Late Mrs. Gladys Ayodele Edun, Adebiyi Edun had his primary education at Christ Church Cathedral Faji, Lagos from 1961-1967. He proceeded to Kings College, where he earned his Secondary School Certificate between 1967 and 1973.


He gained admission into the prestigious University of Ibadan for a Pre-Med degree between 1974 – 1976 after which he was accepted into the medical program at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan Medical School from 1976-1979 where he obtained an M.B.B.S (1979).


While at the University of Ibadan, Adebiyi, was very active in his department and was an embodiment of excellence. He assisted many of his classmates through extra tutorials and extra classes anchored by him.


After his mandatory National Youth Service, he started his career as a Senior Medical Officer at Eko Hospital, Surulere, Lagos between 1981 and 1983. He also served as the Medical Executive and Deputy General Manager of Health Aid Limited from 1985 to1987. He launched his own private company B.E. Medical Services and served as the Managing Director/CEO from 1987 till his demise.


Through his work at B.E. Medical Services, he worked on various health projects as Principal Consultant on several projects across various states in Nigeria financed by international organisations such as the World Bank, Department for International Development UK (DFID), UNFPA, Scottish Overseas Health Support, and British ODA, USAID, United Nations Drug Control Program (UNDCP) etc.



He also worked as a medical consultant on several local projects for the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Health such as the Drafting of Procedural Manuals for National Health Insurance Scheme (1999) and was the National Consultant, National Health Insurance Scheme – Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos.


Dr Edun attended several medical conferences in several countries including Germany, Ireland, England, Scotland and the United States of America.


Dr Adebiyi Edun’s pure love and passion for God was seen in the way he utilized his knowledge of medicine by providing free health services in his neighbourhood, churches and at health outreaches across the country. In spite of his outstanding achievements, Dr Edun never attributed them to be his own works, but he ascribed it all to the grace of God.


Dr Edun was a great gift from God with a very large heart for family, friends, colleagues and even strangers. He was a very disciplined, hard-working and self-motivated person who was not intimidated by the challenges of life. He was very kind, generous and helpful to everyone who came his way.


He had a formidable geo-political and social network, nationally and internationally. He possessed considerable material wealth. And he possessed ample personal attributes of kindness, generosity and tolerance, amongst many others, to make his sojourn an outstanding success that it turned out to be.


He was not only a successful medical consultant but was also a fervent Christian who served the Lord with his gifts and abilities. He was designated a Pastor-In-Charge in The Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, a post he held for seven years.


He married Iyiola Olatokunbo Edun (nee Oshinowo) in 1983, they have four children from their union.


Dr. Adebiyi Edun passed away on Wednesday 13th January 2021 at the age of 65 years. He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren . He was very much loved and will be greatly missed by them and by his many friends, associates, colleagues, and loved ones.


Dr Adebiyi Edun provided an invaluable service that helps better the world we live in. He made communities healthier and helped countless beneficiaries to strive for wellness.


He will be remembered for his remembered many research projects, perseverance, and compassion.


We commiserate with the members of Edun’s immediate family, the entire extended family at home and in the diaspora, and indeed, our nation Nigeria. We take solace in the fact that he lived well and has left a precious heritage of which we can be forever proud.


May his great and kind soul rest in perfect peace.

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Adron Homes Begins Massive Giveaway for Customers in ‘Sallah Repete’



Nigeria’s leading real estate firm, Adron Homes and Properties Limited has unveiled its annual promo and discount sales in celebration of the Ileya season tagged: 2023 ‘Sallah Repete’.


In the 2023 ‘Sallah Repete’, customers will be given discounted prices for land purchased alongside mouthwatering prices and a flexible payment plan.


According to the company, it launched the promo to encourage all and sundry, and not just Islamic faithful, to key into the festive season to become land and homeowners.


In the promo, customers will be given 30%, 40% and 50% discounts on all land purchased, with the balance spread for 30 months for premium estates littered across the country, including Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti, Niger, Nasarawa and Abuja.


The company, in a statement signed by its Director-General of Sales and Marketing, Olubunmi Akinfe, said the annual Ileya Sallah Repete promo is a yearly sales promo carried out to open more windows for existing and prospective customers who are willing to become homeowners at significantly discounted prices with flexible payment plans and also give them a massive reward with jaw-dropping prizes.


“For the Sallah Repete Promo, we have lots of prizes in stock for our customers who purchase lands in any of our estates across the country”, Akinfe said.


Continuing, the DG sales and marketing added: “We will be giving out prizes like rams, goats, rechargeable fans, home theatres, water dispensers, electric kettles, refrigerators, food processors, vacuum cleaners, bags of rice, cooking oil, gas burners, mini food packs, washing machines, deep freezers, smart TVs, generators and a whole lots of prizes.


“Customers will be gifted these prizes in the spirit of Ileya celebration for the 2023 Sallah Repete across our offices”, Akinfe said.


The promo, according to Adron Homes and Properties, will run between now and August 2023, and is open to both its existing and new customers, as they smile home with various gift items from the real estate company.


Akinfe further added that the purpose of the gift sharing is to appreciate the support and commitment of existing and prospective customers and urge them to do more and tell their family and friends to also key into the ongoing promo, adding that “at Adron Homes, the more, the merrier.”


She added: “Customers have started picking up their gifts from our offices. Scores of people are already subscribing to our plans. We are extending it beyond the Sallah period to allow as many who want to be homeowners to key into this opportunity by purchasing land at our estates at the most affordable prices with seamless payment plans”.


It will be recalled that Adron Homes and Properties, which recently clocked 11 years in the real estate business, has over the years bridged the gap in affordable housing for Nigerians by developing state-of-the-art estates with modern facilities like; concrete drainage and roads, recreation parks, massive gatehouse, security, street light, Grocery stores and a host of other interesting developments, making the estates habitable and comfortable for residents.


At the 11th anniversary celebration, the company reiterated its commitment to continually change the status of more low-income earners across the country from tenants to landlords by opening more estates across the country and sticking to its mission statement which is creating affordable housing.

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“I Killed Him And Used His Blood To Make Money Rituals (Oshole) for Yahoo Boys” – 22-year Old Ritual Killer Confesses



A 22 year old suspected ritual killer, Idowu Talabi from Ikenne-Remo has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for killing a tenant, Tobi Yisua, who lives in his maternal grandfather’s house.


During interrogation by a reporter of Alaroye, a dedicated Yoruba news platform, Idowu Talabi confessed to committing the crime.


He said, “he (Tobi Yisua) is a lotto operator (Baba Ijebu). Whenever he keeps money at home and they steal the money, he will accuse me of stealing his money.


One day, he was sleeping on the bed in his room, he did not lock the door, he only locked the net outside. When I wanted to enter, I used knife to cut the net and I unlocked it.


When I entered his room, I saw him sleeping naked on the bed lying face down and I landed the cutlass I was holding at the back this neck. When I saw that he was trying make noise, I used pillow to cover his mouth and used the cutlass on him again.


After killing him, I took part of his blood and mixed it to prepare “Osole”, money ritual charm. I made the charm to sell it to customers who will be interested in it, I did not do it for myself.”


Asked how he knew how to make the charm? He said he saw it in his father’s account.


On how he was exposed? he said, “the second day, when the wife of the deceased came from church, she found the dead body of her husband on the bed. She then came to me in the backyard, locked my shirt and accused me of killing her husband. When I got to the police station, I confessed to the police that I was the one that killed her husband.”

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