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Faleti's death, a big blow to the cultural World-

Monday, July 24, 2017
The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the death of one of Nigeria rsquo;s gifted scholars, culture icons, nationalist, and top-on-the-shelf dramatist, PA Adebayo Faleti as a big blow to the theatre and entertainment circle, a big blow to the cultural world as well as to t ...

Olu Onagoruwa, Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Dead at 80

Friday, July 21, 2017
Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, is dead. Onagoruwa, a human rights activist, died in the early hours of Friday at the age of 80. Olu Onagoruwa holds a doctorate degree in Law. He was for some years the legal adviser of the Daily Times of Ni ...

Osun PDP mourns death of Uniq FM chairman

Monday, July 17, 2017
The Osun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commiserated with the family, friends and the entire staff of Uniq FM, Ilesa over the death of its Chairman, Sir Olu Abiola. In a press statement signed by the party 39;s state chairman, Hon. Soji Adagunodo and obtained by Amiloade ...

Osun State Loses Perm Sec. Late Mrs. Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole

Friday, July 14, 2017
On behalf of the Forum of Head of Service and Permanent Secretaries, Tutors-General, Accountant-General, Auditors-General and Surveyor-General, and with rude shock and a deep sense of loss, I hereby painfully announce the untimely death of Mrs. OLUFUNKE OLUWAKEMI KOLAWOLE who was brutally a ...

Chief Richard Akinjide loses daughter in-law in London

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Though Omonike Akinjide lived fully, serving God and humanity, the beautiful wife of Abayomi, eldest son of legal luminary and former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), was not prepared for death. Neither were those who were acquainted with her during her eart ...

YUSUF MAITAMA SULE: THE DEATH OF A POLITICiAN, DIPLOMAT AND ACCLAIMED ORATOR

Monday, July 3, 2017
Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule traversed the landscape of this country from the struggle for self governance, independence and thesundayletters struggle to make what is today known as quot;Nigeria quot;. He is part and parcel of the first generation of the civil servants, that worked assiduo ...

The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA, Babatunde

Monday, June 5, 2017
Mr. Osotimehin, Nigeria rsquo;s former health minister and former head of Nigeria rsquo;s aids agency, NACA, died in the early hours of Monday, sources close to him have told PREMIUM TIMES. Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the Universi ...

Abubakar Momoh: Death of a Brilliant Revolutionary Activist - K-Rad

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A legal luminary and renowned former NANS Leader, Kunle Rasheed Adegoke (K-Rad), has expressed shock and commiserated with the human rights community at the untimely demise of one of their own, Prof Abubakar Momoh. In a statement he personally signed, Adegoke said he received the news of Prof Mom ...

Channels TV Loses State House Correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Management and Staff of Channels Television wish to announce the passing away of Chukwuma Onuekwusi, our State House Correspondent. He died at a private hospital in Abuja, in the early hours of today. He has covered several beats on Channels Television before he was seconded ...

Tony Anenih’s son Eugene slumps, dies at Lagos club

Monday, May 15, 2017
Eugene Anenih, son of the Peoples rsquo; Democratic Party ( PDP) chieftain, Chief Tony Anenih, has, reportedly slumped and died at a Lagos club on Saturday. Reports had it that he was playing table tennis game when he suddenly slumped and died. Late Mr. Eugene E. Anenih was, until his death, the ...

Gordon Obua, Former CSO To President Jonathan, Dies

Friday, April 14, 2017
Gordon Obua, the man who served former President Goodluck Jonathan as his chief security officer, has died. According to sources , Obua passed away at the National Hospital, Abuja after ldquo;suffering a massive heart attack rdquo; late on Thursday, April 13, 2017. He was an operative of the ...

Ogbemudia dies at 84

Friday, March 10, 2017
Brig-Gen. Samuel Ogbemudia the two-term governor of the defunct Bendel State who raised the benchmark of governance and laid the infrastructure for development in Edo and Delta States has died at 84. Ogbemudia died in Benin on Thursday night at about 11.00 p.m. reliable sources close to him discl ...

Nigeria loses one of her finest…How Omatek computers boss, Florence Seriki died

Sunday, March 5, 2017
ldquo;I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow-being, let me do it now and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again hellip; rdquo; This immortal quote of William Penn aptly describes the eventu ...
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