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EFCC Ex-Chairman Dies in Egypt

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, has reportedly died in Egypt at the age of 61. According to an online medium, Premium Times, which cited ‘close associates,’ Lamorde died on Sunday in Egypt, where he had travelled for medical treatment. Continue Reading
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Osun Gov. Mourns Oludo

By Funmi Ojo The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has mourned the passing of the Oludo Alayemore of Ido-Osun, Oba Aderemi Adeen Adedapo, Sapoyoro I, describing the loss as touching and painful.  The Governor, in a statement by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, commiserates with the traditional council, the people of Ido-Osun and the […]Continue Reading
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Pa Laniyan Goes Home

It was a celebration of life laced with impactfulness and accomplishments as family and friends joined the children of Pa Stephen Olaolu Laniyan to bid their patriarch farewell. The funeral service held at Winners Chapel, Sanyo, Ibadan, was saturated with celebration mood as the choir stunned the congregants with melodious rendition elucidating the many parts […]Continue Reading
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Akeredolu Bids World Farewell

Report reaching us indicates former governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu is dead. Our correspondent in Akure says the news of the demise of the former governor was confirmed by some government sources, though still awaiting official declaration from the state government. The governor was flown abroad for treatment over his medical condition in June and […]Continue Reading
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Alaba Lawson for Burial Dec. 8

A Week-long schedule of activities has been unveiled for the burial of the late renowned entrepreneur and Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief Alaba Lawson, between Friday 1st and 8th December 2023.  The funeral activities announced to journalists in Abeokuta by the Central Planning Committee included a special service in Lagos by the NACCIMA Business Women Group […]Continue Reading
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Kogi LG Chairman is Dead

The Chairman of Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, Muhammed Danasabe, is dead. Danasabe died in the early hours of Friday at a Lokoja hospital during a brief illness. His death came barely 24 hours after the governorship election in the state. According to a family source, the deceased will be buried at the […]Continue Reading
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Former Senate President Loses Mum

The mother of Senator Ahmed Lawan, the President of the 9th Senate, Hajiya Halima Daja, has died. She died in Gashua, Yobe State, Saturday night, October 14. According to Lawan’s media adviser, Dr Ezrel Tabiowo, the mother of the former Senate President died at the age of 86. The statement said Hajiya Halima Ibrahim will […]Continue Reading
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Nollywood Loses Another Actor

Veteran Nollywood actor, Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi popularly known as Suara, is dead. The actor, according to a statement signed by his son, Adedotun Adeyemi, died on Sunday, September 24. “It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, […]Continue Reading
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Popular ‘Tinsel’ Actor is Dead

Nollywood actor-producer and businessman, Charles Granville, has passed away. He died on Thursday, September 21 during a protracted illness. Charles Granville was officially named IPGC’s Special Envoy to the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS in January 2022. Granville equally confirmed a new film project, titled, ‘I’m in Charge’ with Richard Mofe Damijo, Continue Reading
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Former FRCN Acting ZD Dies at 62

By Lilian Ibomor A former acting Zonal Director, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, lbadan Zonal Station, Pastor Zacchaeus Oloruntola is dead. Pastor Oloruntola died on Friday, at his Elebu residence, lbadan during a brief illness at the age of 62. The deceased who retired from FRCN three years ago after 35 years of meritorious […]Continue Reading