Obituaries

Obadiah Mailafia Dies At 64

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a passionate advocate of indegenous people of the Middle Belt of Nigeria is dead. Mailafia, the 64-year-old reportedly passed away on Sunday morning at the National Hospital Abuja. Recall that Obadiah Mailafia stirre ...

Olajide Sowore For Burial On Thursday . Doubts Over Elder Brother's Participatio

Monday, September 6, 2021
The killed younger brother of Omoyele Soworoe, the publisher of Sahara Reorters by suspected herdsmen/kidnappers, Olajide Sowore, will be buried this Thursday. However, the deceased rsquo;s elder brother and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Soworoe, is lamenting a subsisting 2019 court orde ...

Sir Victor Uwaifo Dies At 80

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Music legend, Sir Victor Uwaifo has passed on. He was 80 years old. In his lifetime, Uwaifo was a prolific songwriter, sculptor, music and instrument inventor. Popularly known as lsquo;Guitar boy rsquo;, the legendary Nigerian died after a brief illness. Uwaifo was honoured with the National Mer ...

Former Nigerian First lady, Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi Dies At 97

Monday, August 23, 2021
Nigeria 39;s former first lady, Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi , wife of late Nigerian Head of State, Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, is dead. She reportedly passed on to glory in the early hours of Monday at 97. Her husband, and the Supreme Commander of the National Military Governmen ...

Late Gani Fawehinmi's Son, Mohammed dies at 52

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
The eldest son of late legal luminary, Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed, is dead. He was aged 52. Family sources told Vanguard that he complained of breathing difficulty Wednesday morning and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he died. Mohammed was born on February 21, 1969. He had his primar ...

Ekhomu is dead, Security Expert, Consultant And Analyst Dies At 66

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Nigeria 39;s private security expert, Dr Ona Ekhomu has died at the age of 66. Ekhomu who was the President of Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON), died on Monday night, August 9, after weeks of illness. The deceased became popular for mastery of security ...

Sad, As Hosa Okunbo Goes Home!

Sunday, August 8, 2021
As they usually say in the Christendom, unarguably from the perspective of the book of Ecclesiastes, there is an appointed time for everything, and there is a time for every event. Whatever our beliefs may be or may not be as to a specific appointed time, each of us knows the inherent truth of the ...

Captain Hosa Okunbo, Dies In London at 63

Sunday, August 8, 2021
One of Nigeria 39;s wealthiest and successful businessman, Captain Hosa has died at a London Hospital yesterday night. He died after a year long battle with Pancreatic cancer. He was 63 years old. Captain Hosa moved to London in August 2020 to receive treatment for his ailment where he was to ...

Gov. Dapo Abiodun Loses Father

Monday, August 2, 2021
Again, death has silenced the cadence of the day with the quiet of the night. It has claimed the life of Governor Dapo Abiodun rsquo;s father, Dr. Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun. Abiodun is distraught and so are many who were privileged to come in contact with the deceased while he was alive. Even ...

Insecurity: Nigerian Army General, Major General Hassan Ahmed Killed In FCT

Friday, July 16, 2021
Major General Hassan Ahmed, former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, has been murdered in Abuja. He was murdered Thursday night in the Abaji area of the nation rsquo;s capital. The assailants kidnapped his sister, Safina Ahmed. They were attacked while coming from Okene to Abuja. ldquo;Th ...
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