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  • 1st July 2022

    Business mogul Akanni Aluko dies weeks to 79th birthday

  • 12th January 2022

    Loan shark declares defaulters dead, distributes obituaries to relatives, friends

  • 1st September 2021

    Nigerian rapper Vic O loses dad

  • 8th August 2021

    Obituary: Hosa Okunbo, billionaire businessman who knelt before Obaseki to forgive Oshiomhole

  • 14th April 2019

    Buhari, ACF mourn Justice Nasir

  • 10th February 2019

    UPDATED: Former Army chief, David Ejoor, dies at 87

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[OBITUARY] Herbert Wigwe: The man who cherished life with his all

10th February 2019

Ex-Kano gov, AVM Hamza Abdullahi dies in Germany

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A renowned business mogul and publisher of the defunct Third Eye Newspapers, Chief Akanni Aluko, has died just weeks before his 79th birthday. A source close to the family confirmed to The PUNCH that ...

1st July 2022

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A micro loan company has been accused of declaring defaulters dead, designing and circulating the obituaries of such persons to family and friends. A customer, Azuwuike Chinedu Achiever recently share...

12th January 2022

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Nigerian rap artiste and internet sensation, Vic O, is distraught at the moment as he has lost his father. Sharing the news via his Instagram account, the entertainer noted that he spoke to his father...

1st September 2021

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The drama that played out at the book launch of a former Managing Director of The SUN, Mr. Eric Osagie, at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, on December 10, 2019, was more than what attendees must ha...

8th August 2021

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John Ameh and Godwin Isenyo President Muhammadu Buhari last night described the late former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, as a man of integrity and symbol of humility. Nasi...

14th April 2019

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Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri A formergovernor of the Mid-Western State and one time Chief of Army Staff, Major General David Ejoor is dead. He died at the age of 87. Ejoor, also a former administrato...

10th February 2019

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Former military governor of old Kano State, Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi is dead. According to the Hadejia Emirate’s Twitter handle, the Abdullahi died on Wednesday in Germany. Abdullahi was...

3rd January 2019

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The youngest and longest serving first military Governor of Kwara State, the late Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye, was buried on Saturday at Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. The eve...

4th November 2018

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Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says the death of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, has robbed the country and the judiciary of one of th...

21st October 2018

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Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, died in a London hospital on Sunday after a brief illness, his eldest son, Sani Kutigi has confirmed. Kutigi confirmed the death in a telephone interview...

21st October 2018

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John Charles Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, mourned a former Minister of Information, John Odey, describing his death as “a big loss to the country”. In a condolence messa...

10th October 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the Spiritual Leader of St. Joseph’s Chosen Church of God International, Apostle Hayford Alile. Buhari, in a statement by his ...

3rd October 2018

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with leadership and members of National Assembly over the passing of Funke Adedoyin. Adedoyin, until her death was a member of the House of Representatives, rep...

30th September 2018

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Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie is dead. Coomasie died on Thursday in Katsina of an undisclosed ailment at the age of 76. His younger brother, Alhaji Dahiru Coomasie confir...

19th July 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commiserated with the spouse and other family members as well as the Edo State Government on the death of Nigerian Ambassador to the Repub...

10th July 2018

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Mrs. Eunice Lemo, the mother of a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Tunde Lemo, is dead. Lemo, in a statementon Monday, said his mother passed on at exactly8.35pmon Wednesday,...

21st May 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with his former running mate, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on the death of his mother, Abigail. Buhari’s Senior Special Assi...

14th May 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buharion Wednesdaycommiserated with the government and people of Katsina State and the National Assembly on the death of Senator Mustapha Bukar, who rep...

4th April 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buharion Fridaycommiserated the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, over the death of his younger brother, Clement. In a st...

30th March 2018

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Jibril was a transparent legislator – House leader John Ameh The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that he is saddened by the death of t...

30th March 2018

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buharion Thursdaycommiserated with family and friends of the first actor to play the role of the Village Headmaster, Ted Mukoro, who diedon Wednesday�...

8th March 2018

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The death of a producer of popular TV drama, Village Headmaster, Chief Tunde Oloyede, further depletes the club of those who played major roles in the drama, AKEEM LASISI writes The house of the maste...

20th December 2017

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Ruth Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, has died at the age of 87. Pfau, who was known locally as Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, came to the southern port city...

10th August 2017

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Adeoye Oyewole I would like to touch on a recent incident. Do you recall that the police in Lagos stopped a 58-year-old textile merchant from jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge into the lagoon over...

18th July 2017

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A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, (APC-Kware/Wamakko), who died on Friday has been buried according to Islamic rites. Muhammad aged 50 years, died in Abuja after a b...

15th July 2017

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Tunde Odesola, Sesan Olufowobi, Femi Makinde and Leke Baiyewu The wife of a former Governor of Osun State, Mrs. Omowumi Akande, has died. The former governor’s wife, aged 73, died at a private hospi...

13th July 2017

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Alexander Okere, Benin The family of a 27-year-old man, Faith Omorogbe, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over his death, calling for a thorough investigation into the...

12th July 2017

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Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Children of a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN), and his wife, Ranti, who died on Thursday, have debunked reports that their mother’s deat...

11th July 2017

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Estranged wife of a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN), Ranti, died in Kaduna on Thursday. The deceased, a lawyer and former member of the Governing Board of the ...

8th July 2017

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Tony Okafor The burial rites of the author of the popular novel, ‘Eze goes to school’, Chief Onuora Nzekwu, took place in his Onitsha hometown, Anambra State, on Friday. He was 89. In his tribute,...

2nd July 2017

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Femi Makinde with agency report The United Nations Children’s Fund has urged stakeholders in the health sector to reach out to people with health challenges, especially the poorest. UNICEF’s Execu...

8th June 2017

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