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Lagos loses one of her finest… Tax Amazon, Olanike

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Despite her gallant fight, Olanike Disu died. But hardly anyone knows what the Tax Amazon had to endure before her death. Findings revealed that she fought a futile battle against breast cancer. Lagos high society was, yesterday, Monday, 4 September, 2017, thrown into palpable sorrow, following h ...

Marie France Asike, wife of Chief of Staff to Obiano passes away at 63

Monday, September 4, 2017
The Chief of Staff to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Prof. Joseph Asike has announced the death of his Mrs Marie France Asike aged, 63. According to Prof. Asike, she passed away on Aug. 31, 2017 with himself and children by her side in her home at Upper Marlboro, Maryland, U.S. The state ...

Alhaji Saratu Aregbesola; we received the news with sadness-Osun APC

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
The All Progressives Congress in the state of Osun said it received the news of the passing of Alhaja Sanatu Aregbesola, fondly called 39;Iya Olobi 39;, the mother of its exceptional governor and head of the APC-led government in the state, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, with regret and sadness. In ...

Gov Aregbesola loses Mother

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
The mother of the Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola is dead. Saratu Aregbesola popularly known as Iya Olobi passed on to the great beyond this morning. Though there is no official statement from the government yet, sources confirmed to The Nigerian Voice tha ...

Former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido’ s daughter, Hadiza, dies in India

Sunday, July 30, 2017
In the hitherto enviable and exotic world of Sule Lamido, the former governor of Jigawa State, the sky is no longer a silvery and opalescent delight; it is now pitch black and brackish. And sadly, it would take almost forever for things to return to normalcy for him. It was a devastating and distast ...

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

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 ...
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