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Babatunde Osotimehin, Former Health Minister Is Dead

The Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin died on Monday morning, sources close to the former health minister have confirmed the sad news to Premium Times. Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old was also a former Provost of the College of Medicine at the University …

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Sen. Isiaka Adeleke died of drug overdose – Coroner

Sen. Isiaka Adeleke

The Coroner appointed by the Osun Government to investigate the cause of death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has declared that his death was caused by drug overdose. The Coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara while giving his verdict in Osogbo on Tuesday, said all the evidence before him in no way …

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Former NAN boss Onuora Nzekwu to be buried June 30

Onuora Nzekwu

The late pioneer General Manager of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and author, Chief Onuora Nzekwu, will be buried on June 30 in his home town, Onitsha, Anambra State. Nzekwu’s widow, Justina, told NAN on telephone on Monday that the deceased, a traditional title holder, would be laid to …

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Ex- LASU VC Abisogun Bababunmi dies

A former Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Enitan Abisogun Bababunmi, has passed away, The Eagle Online reported. According to the Online News Medium, though details of his death were sketchy as at press time on Monday, Bababunmi’s students confirmed the development. Tiger Woods Arrested In Florida …

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BREAKING: Professor Abubakar Momoh is dead

Abubakar Momoh

Professor of Political Science and the Director-General of the National Electoral Institute, Abubakar Momoh has died. Momoh was with the Lagos State University, Ojo, before he was appointed the CEO of the Institute of the Independent National Electoral Commission. He is from Auchi, Estako West in Edo state. Cause of …

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Chukwuma Onuekwusi, Channels Television Staff Passes On

Chukwuma Onuekwusi

The State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekwusi died on Tuesday morning (May 23) after a brief illness, sources confirmed to CKN News. He joined the televison station in 1998 and has covered several beats before being seconded to cover the Presidential villa. A graduate of University of Nigeria …

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