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House of Reps deputy majority leader Jubrin is dead

The House of Representatives Deputy Leader, representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency, Umar Buba Jibrin died at the age of 58 on Friday morning (March 30) in Abuja. The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in a statement on Friday announced the death of the lawmaker. Dogara in the statement said Honorable …

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MMM founder, Sergei Mavrodi is dead

Russian businessman Sergei Mavrodi, whose MMM pyramid scheme deprived millions of Russians of their savings in the 1990s, has died of a heart attack, according to Russia media. Reports said the 62-year-old was rushed to the hospital late on March 25 with pain in his chest and died several hours …

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Buhari mourns former NBA president, Idowu Sofola

President Muhammadu Buhari joins the Nigerian Bar Association and the Nigerian Body of Benchers in mourning the passing away of a prominent lawyer, bencher and jurist, Chief Idowu Sofola (SAN), who led both groups at various times. President Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Ogun State, the Yoruba …

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Senate opens condolence register for Ali Wakili

The Senate has opened a condolence register for late Senator Ali Wakili Wakili, a former senator representing Bauchi South District (APC) died over the weekend in his Abuja residence. The senators have started signing the condolence register (pictured) in honour of Wakili.

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Ex-Nigerian footballer Chukwuneta dies tragically in Brazil

Nigerian ex-footballer based in Brazil, Chukwuneta Anyabolu has died. Anyabola popularly called Changa or Chassis, moved to Brazil from his original abode in Thailand. One of Anyabolu’s associates in Brazil, popularly called Daniel and his partner in Ezenwa, who are also Nigerians from Nnewi had allegedly conspired to dupe the …

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Physicist Stephen Hawking Is dead

Physicist Stephen Hawking died peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday at the age of 76. in his home in Cambridge, England. His family In a statement said, “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work …

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Actor Yomi Gold’s dad is dead

Popular Nollywood actor and movie producer Yomi Gold took to social media on Thursday to announce the death of his father. “erin wo..My papa is gone. Your wife was just with you two days ago. Continue to rest in peace with Allah.. say a prayer for him. We love you but …

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Ex-Nasarawa Gov. Aliyu Akwe-Doma dies in Israel hospital

The immediate past governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, has died, a family source confirmed to Premium Times. According to his nephew Ahmed Bako, Akwe-Doma died on Tuesday evening after a brief illness at a foreign hospital in Israel, Reports say, sympathisers have already gathered at Akwe-Doma’s house in Orozo, …

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