Obituaries

Tears As Yobe State Deputy Governor Loses Two Chil

Friday, June 17, 2022
The Deputy Governor of Yobe State, Idi Barde Gubana, has lost his daughter, Khadija, and seven-year-old son, Mai Mala Buni Junior, in an auto accident along Maiduguri-Kano highway. The accident occurred on Saturday, June 11 and claimed the lives of the two children. In a statement by the Chief ...

Prof. Wole Soyinka Loses Younger Brother, Prof. Femi Soyinka At 85

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Prof. Wole Soyinka, a renowned playwright and first black African Nobel Laureate has lost his yoinger brother, Prof. Femi Soyinka, to the cold hands of death. Prof. Femi Soyinka was a Professor of Dermatology, Venereology and Clinical Immunology. He was a renowned researcher and served as Provost ...

Omotola Akinsanya, Knocked Down By A Lebanese Motorist, Driving Against Traffic

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
The 31-year-old woman, Omotola Akinsanya, who was reportedly hit by John Greg, a Lebanese motorist who was driving on top speed against traffic in Lagos, has died. On May 4, Omotola was reportedly hit by a car driven by Greg at the Victoria Island axis of Lagos. In Lagos, driving again ...

Owo Attack: Catholic Church To Conduct  Mass Burial For Unidentified Bodies

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Jude Arogundade, has confirmed that the church recorded 38 deaths in the last Sunday attack penetrated by suspected terrorists. Recall that terrorists who are yet to be unveiled invaded St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo tow ...

Police DIG Israel Ajao (Rtd.) Passes On

Sunday, June 5, 2022
Police DIG Israel Ajao (Rtd.) has passed on. The retired Deputy Inspector General of Police died on Friday at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. The late officer hails from Oluponna in Osun State and was the pioneer Assistant Inspector-General in charge of the Force Intelligence Unit. ...

Ex-Biafran General, Alexander Madiebo, Is Dead

Friday, June 3, 2022
A former Chief of Staff of the Biafran Army, General Alexander Madiebo, has been announced dead. His family who confirmed his death in a terse statement said, Madiebo was 90 years old before his departure. The statement with which family expressed sadness over his loss, read, ldquo;We are sad ...

47-Year-Old Globacom Female Accountant Commits Suicide In Lekki After Depressio

Monday, May 30, 2022
A 47 year female accountant at Globacom (a telecommunications company in Lagos), Folake Abiola, has allegedly committed suicide at her residence at Osapa London, in the Lekki area of Lagos State. It was alleged that she carried out the act by drinking lsquo;Sniper rsquo;, a popular pesticide. Sh ...

Former UNIBEN VC, Osayuki Oshodin, Dies At 71

Sunday, May 29, 2022
The former Vice-Chancellor of University of Benin, Emeritus Professor Osayuki Godwin Oshodin, has been confirmed dead at the age of 71 years. His demise was announced in a brief statement signed by his brother, Mr. Christopher Oshodin, issued on behalf of his family. Christopher disclosed that ...

Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Don Awunah Dies After Brief Illness

Monday, May 23, 2022
Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Don Awunah is confirmed dead after a brief illness. The late AIG Don Awunah, who was a native of Benue, died on Monday morning at a private medical hospital in Abuja, where he was receiving treatment. The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumiyiwa ...

The Nigeria Police Bids Late DIG Joseph Egbunike Farewell As Burial Rites Begins

Sunday, May 15, 2022
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has bade the late Deputy Inspector-General, Joseph Egbunike, farewell as burial rites for the deceased commences. The Police Boss who described the late DIG as a man of resplendence and honour, made the farewell speech at the Louis Edet House, F ...
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