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El-Rufai Dies In Abuja. As Kaduna Mourns Passage

Saturday, January 19, 2019
The immediate elder brother of the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, AVM Aliyu Ahmed El-Rufai (rtd), is dead. According to the governor rsquo;s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement, El-Rufai passed away on Saturday in Abuja. The elder brother of Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, AVM Ali Ah ...

Mr Abayomi Ayeola, A Member Of House Of Reps Is Dead

Sunday, December 30, 2018
A member of the House of Representatives representing Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Mr Abayomi Ayeola, is dead. Ayeola reportedly died at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos on Sunday after a brief illness. The two-term lawmaker had clinched the ticket of the All Progressives Con ...

Former President Shehu Shagari is dead

Friday, December 28, 2018
Ahaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, GCFR a Second Republic President, is dead. Shagari reportedly died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness. The former president died at the age of 93. His demise was announced on Twitter by both the governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tamb ...

Sheikh Tijjani Khalifa, A Renowned Islamic Scholar is dead

Thursday, December 13, 2018
A prominent Tijjaniyya sect rsquo;s cleric in Kaduna State, Sheik Tijjani Khalifa is dead. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Sheik Sani Khalifa, a younger brother to the deceased who confirmed the death, said the cleric died at the age of 73 after a brief illness. The late Khalifa wa ...

Chief Dozie Ikedife Passes On

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Prominent Igbo leader, Chief Dozie Ikedife, is dead. He passed on Tuesday at 7pm at the Age of 88 in his Nnewi residence. His death was confirmed by his son, Dozie Jr Ikedife, Sun reports. According to his son, Dozie jr, Ikedife ldquo;will be buried today (Wednesday) Dec. 12, 2018, at 5pm in his ...

OPC Founder, Frederick Fasehun, dies at 83

Saturday, December 1, 2018
The founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has died. He died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. ldquo;It is true, baba died at the ICU in LASUTH, Ikeja, rdquo; said Fasehun rsquo;s Spokesman, Mr. Adeoye Fasehun was born in Ond ...

Nasarawa Loses Emir, Abubakar Umar II Of Nasarawa Dies

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Abubakar Umar II, the Emir of Awe in Nasarawa State, is dead. Yakubu Lamai, Director General, strategic communication and press affairs to Governor Umaru Al-Makura confirmed this to newsmen in Lafia, the state capital. He said that the first class monarch died at the early hours of Saturday. He s ...

Chief Debe Sylvester Ojukwu, first son of Late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumekwu Ojukwu

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Chief Debe Sylvester Ojukwu, first son of Biafran Warlord, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumekwu Ojukwu, is dead. He reportedly died on Friday night after spending a short time at the hospital. He passed on at the age of 62. A family source, who confirmed the news, said he slumped and died at a privat ...
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By: Jayewon Oluwasegun.S