Tag Archives: Death

Nollywood Actress Iyabo Ojo’s Mother Dies At 67: ‘This Is How You Said Goodbye?’

Iyabo Ojo is mourning the death of her beloved mother. The Nollywood actress shared a tribute to her mother Victoria Olubunmi Fetuga on Instagram Saturday, revealing to fans and followers about the matriarch’s death. “My mother, my jewel, my guardian, my pearl…this is how you said goodbye?…we were joking about this days ago,” Ojo wrote, along…

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Former Senate Leader Ndoma-Egba’s Wife Amaka, Others Die In Car Accident

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba’s wife, Amaka Ndoma-Egba has died in a car crash along Benin-Akure road, Vanguard News reports. According to the news outlet, she was going for a function in Akure when the accident occurred. Although as at the time of filing this report details of her death was still sketchy. Also when…

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Femi Gbajabiamila Faces Backlash After Stray Bullet From His Security Detail Kills Abuja Vendor

Nigeria’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is being slammed on social media after a stray bullet from one of his security aides  killed a newspaper vendor in Abuja. A Twitter user on Thursday had shared a viral video of the incident which showed an unidentified man bleeding to death as he was being held by another.…

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Nigeria Records Two New COVID-19 Deaths, 146 More Infections

Nigeria on Thursday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, the first time in six days that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded fatalities from the disease. Disclosed by the public disease agency at the daily briefing on the pandemic, the two additional deaths brought Nigeria’s total fatality toll to 1,165. Nigeria also recorded 146 new cases. With the…

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COVID-19: Lagos Tops Nigeria’s Infections As NCDC Records 152 New Cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, with Lagos topping the chart with 136 cases. This was made this known via the public disease agency’s verified website on Sunday November 15. The breakdown of the states with the new cases are Lagos-136, Kano-4, Niger-3, Ekiti-2, Kaduna-2,…

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African Leaders Mourn The Death Of Ghana’s Former President Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings, a former Ghanaian president on Thursday died of suspected COVID-19 complications at 73. Ghanaians and African leaders immediately started paying tribute to the Flight Lieutenant, remembering him for Bond as well as his great leadership skills. Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, in his condolence message to the government and people of Ghana, said the…

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Benue State Health Commissioner, Emmanuel Ikwulono, Is Dead

Dr Emmanuel Ikwulono, the Commissioner of Health and Human Services in Benue State, has passed away. Dr Ikwulono died on Wednesday afternoon after spending three months as Commissioner. Ms Ngunan Addingi, the Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism in the state, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. According to her, the government condoles with…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 180 New Cases, Two More Deaths

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 180 new cases of COVID-19, according to a new data by the country’s infectious disease agency, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The report also noted that two deaths were also recorded from the virus. With the latest update, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll increased to 64,516, making it fifth on the list of African countries hit hardest, behind…

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Former Kaduna Governor, Balarabe Musa, Reportedly Dead At 84

Ex-Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, who was the first governor in the history of Nigeria to be impeached, has died. He was 84 years old. Senator Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker from Kaduna, disclosed the news on his official Twitter account on Wednesday, writing, “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his soul and grant…

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Rahama Sadau Reportedly Facing Death Sentence After Being Charged With Blasphemy

Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau has been charged with blasphemy over her indecent dressing on social media, Observers Times said on Tuesday. The embattled movie star who will be appearing in a sharia court in Kaduna is allegedly under police investigation after the racy photos she shared incited blasphemous comments against the Holy Prophet Mohammed. A press release signed…

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