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Channels TV Loses State House Correspondent, Chukw

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 ...

BUCHI EMECHETA DEAD

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Buchi Emecheta, one of Africa rsquo;s most celebrated literary icons and author of the popular novel, The Joys of Motherhood, is dead. She died on Wednesday in her sleep at the age of 72 while in London. Emecheta has been based in Britain since 1960. She is popular with her writings of over 20 bo ...

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, ...
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