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Emir of Tsafe dies at age 62

The Emir of Tsafe in Zamfara, Habibu Aliyu has passed away. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Muttaqa Rini, announced the demise of the monarch in a statement in Gusau. Mr. Rini said the emir, aged 62, died in the early hours of Wednesday at the Usmanu Danfodio …

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Actor Abu Olododo is dead

Nollywood actor Olurotimi Isaiah Ayinde better known as Abu Olododo died at the age of 51 on Monday morning in Abeokuta, Ogun State following a short illness. His colleague and friend Ijaduade Waheed Abolaji who confirmed the shocking news on Monday said late Ayinde would be greatly missed. The bereaved …

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Adebayo Faleti dead – Yoruba veteran actor dies at 86

Adebayo Faleti Dead – Yoruba veteran actor dies at 86

Chief Adebayo Faleti, renowned Yoruba veteran actor, broadcaster, poet and writer died in the early hours of Sunday morning at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. He was 86. Faleti holds the national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and was responsible for translating Nigeria’s National …

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Lagos lawmaker, Kazeem Alimi is dead

A member of the Lagos House of Assembly, Mr Kazeem Alimi, representing Eti-Osa Constituency I, is dead. The Chairman, House Committee on Information and Strategy, Mr Tunde Braimoh, confirmed this in Lagos on Tuesday. Braimoh said the late lawmaker, who was the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community …

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‘Mission Impossible’ actor Martin Landau is dead

Legendary actor Martin Landau died on Saturday at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles following “unexpected complications during a short hospitalization”. He was 89. Martin starred in dozens of hits including Alfred Hitchcock‘s North by Northwest, Tim Burton’s Ed Wood and Cleopatra, Mission: Impossible, and more. ”We are overcome with …

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