Tag Archives: Death

ICYMI: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Criminology, Femi Odekunle, Is Dead

Femi Odekunle, Nigeria’s first professor of criminology and a a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption has died from Coronavirus complications, TheCable reports. His death was confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu who shared his condolences in a statement sent to Premium Times. He wrote: “President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed utmost shock…

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ICYMI: Veteran Nigerian Rapper Biglo Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Popular Nigerian rapper, Biglo is dead. According to multiple reports, the veteran musician lost his life on Saturday December 26 after contracting COVID-19. Before contracting the virus, the singer had been down with a kidney-related sickness and was being cared for in the United States. The music star — real name Lotanna Udezue — had taken to…

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Ubong King’s Death: Celebrities, Fans Pay Tribute To Popular Motivational Speaker

Nigerians are paying tribute to Ubong King following news of the renowned inspirational speaker and businessman’s death at the age of 48. According to Guardian Nigeria, King, who was also known as the ‘Troublemaker,’ had tested positive for COVID-19 few days ago although the details surrounding his demise is still sketchy as at this time. His death came barely a day…

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Tributes Pour In For Chico Ejiro Following Nollywood Filmmaker’s Death

Big names from the Nigerian movie industry and other public figures are paying tribute to veteran Nollywood filmmaker Chico Ejiro, who reportedly died in the early hours of Christmas day December 25 from a seizure. According to Channels TV, he only just concluded directing his new movie on Christmas Eve. They added that his remains have been deposited at…

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Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, Is Dead At 65

On Monday morning, news broke that the Olu Of Warri, His Royal Highness Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. Multiple reports claim that the that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications. According to reports, the Itsekiri ruler passed away at Lily Hospital in Warri, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary but details of his death…

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ICYMI: Former Burundi President Pierre Buyoya Dies Of COVID-19 Complications

  The former president of Burundi Pierre Buyoya has died in Paris of Covid-19 at the age of 71, several close relatives told AFP on Friday. “President Pierre Buyoya died last night in Paris. He had Covid-19,” a member of his family told AFP, requesting anonymity. Several other relatives confirmed the death of Buyoya, who…

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Peter Okoye’s Wife Lola Omotayo Pays Emotional Tribute After Father’s Death

Lola Omotayo-Okoye‘s father Chief Oladipo Omotayo has passed away, the mother of two and  wife of singer Peter Okoye announced on Instagram Wednesday, paying tribute to her “wonderful” father. “In the early hours of this morning, I received some very sad news that brought my family’s world to a grinding halt,” she began her lengthy caption. “My darling…

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Eulogies Trail The Sad Passing Of Leadership Newspaper Publisher Sam Nda-Isaiah

The death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, publisher of the Leadership Newspapers, came as a huge shock to many Nigerians on Friday as tributes have been pouring in for him, with several persons describing the loss as shocking and painful. The media mogul, 58, had attended an event on December 10, just a day before his sudden passing was announced…

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ICYMI: Alleged Rivers Police Shooting Of Tricycle Operator Sparks Fresh Protest

The shooting of a commercial tricycle operator popularly known as Keke Marwa by a police officer in Rukpoku and Rumuodomayah communities of Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers state on Thursday resulted in a rowdy protest. According to eyewitnesses who shared the news on social medis, trouble started when the officer asked the Keke driver for ₦100 bribe…

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Davido Mourns His Personal Bodyguard Tijani Olamilekan In Heartfelt Tribute

Davido shared a moving tribute to his personal bodyguard Ogbeide Tijani Olamilekan also known as TeejayDMW who reportedly passed away on Tuesday 8, December 2020. The Afrobeats superstar posted on his Instagram photos of them together in several locations and wrote in the caption, please tell me I am dreaming … my Tj gone ? What imma do without you uncle Tj ehn ……

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