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Bishop Eddie Long dead at age 63

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia passed away early Sunday morning after battling an aggressive form of cancer, according to a statement from the church. He was 63 years old. Long acknowledged he was facing a quot;health challenge quot; in September 2016, but h ...

National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) Members Pay condolence visit to Late Alfr

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Members of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) paid a condolence visit to the Ikorodu, Lagos residence of late activist and environmentalist Alfred Ilenre today Saturday 14th January 2017 to comiserate with the family on his untimely demise, On hand to receive delegation was Alvin Ilenre, the ...

Engr Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure's Body Was Laid To Rest.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The body of the former Governor, visionary, compassionate and iconic leader of Niger State, His Excellency Engr Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure was laid to rest in his house at Kashim Shetima Road, GRA, Minna. The funeral prayer which was conducted by Chief Imam of Central Mosque Minna at Eidi ...

Abdulkadir Kure, Former Governor of Niger state Dies in Germany

Sunday, January 8, 2017
The former governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure has died at 60. According to reports, he died while receiving medical intervention in Germany. His remains is being expected back to Niger State. Meanwhile, Tanko Beji, Chairman, PDP, Niger State has confirmed the sad news about the passage o ...

First Female UBA Chairman Kuforiji Olubi Reportedly Dead

Sunday, December 4, 2016
The former minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, 80, is reportedly dead. She was said to have died on Saturday morning in Lagos. The banker, who turned 80, was recently accompanied by one of her sons to meet President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential Villa. Buhari ...

Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution, dies at 90

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Cuba 39;s former president Fidel Castro, one of the world 39;s longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revoluti ...

Olaniwun Ajayi: We have lost a giant -Aregbesola

Friday, November 4, 2016
Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday said the death of the elder statesman and chieftain of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Olaniwun Ajayi. In a statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon, ...

First surviving twin in Ohafia dies at 94

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Presbyterian Church Elder, Chief Mrs. Dorcas Ndukwe Onum, the mother of the former chairman of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption and ex-member of the ICPC Board, Dame Julie Nne Nwariaku, has died at the age 94 in her hometown, Asaga Ohafia in Abia state. Elder Dorcas, the matriarch o ...

Bishop Kukah Condoles Wiwa’s Family;

Friday, October 21, 2016
Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, says death has robbed the Ogoni struggle of a key participant, with the passing of Ken Saro-Wiwa jnr. He was a friend of the Bishop. In an email to the President of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority, OCIA, Dr. Goodluck ...

Ogonis Are Upset Over the Death of Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In reaction to the news of the death of the son of the late leader of the Ogoni people, Ken Saro-Wiwa, the President of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority, OCIA, Dr. Goodluck Diigbo, says the Ogoni people are upset. ldquo;I can tell you that the sudden news of the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa, ...

Onitsha Stands Still As Fr. Tagbo Goes Home In Flaming Chariot

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
The commercial city of Onitsha was agog from 9am today 3rd August 2016 with pomp and circumstance as celebrations of the exit of the iconic former principal of Christ The King College (CKC), Rev. Fr. Nicholas Tagbo commenced with a colorful procession with chariot bearing hearse escorted by mount ...

Ckc Onitsha Old Boys Association Mourn Father Tagbo

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The Old Boys Association of Christ the King College (CkC) Onitsha one of the preeminent colleges in the South-East and indeed Nigeria are mourning the demise of their famous Principal, Rev. Fr. Nicholas Tagbo OON, who died July 2, 2016 at St. Charles Borromeo Hospital Onitsha. He was aged 86. An ...

The First Isoko Paper Publisher, Sir Moses Apososo Is Dead

Thursday, June 16, 2016
The First Isoko News Publisher and Editor-In-Chief, Sir Moses Akpososo of Okpe Kingdom in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, who is based in Lagos(Badagry Expressway), just passed on few hours ago. He was the first Isoko man to start Isoko paper called (Isoko Hope Newspaper ...
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