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Golden Age crooner Vic Damone Is dead

Vic Damone, whose silky baritone voice made him a 1950s heartthrob and who Frank Sinatra said had the “best pipes in the business,” has died, his family announced Monday. He was 89. Ed Henry, a Fox News correspondent and family friend, said that relatives asked him to share that Damone …

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Buhari, IBB mourn John Shagaya who died in road accident

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is “profoundly saddened” to learn of the tragic accident that took the life of John Shagaya, a retired army general and former senator. Mr. Buhari, in a statement Sunday by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, also offered his “heartfelt condolences to the Shagaya family, …

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Two family members of Buhari die in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family has been struck by the loss of two senior members who died within a few hours of one another. Hajiya Halima Dauda who was buried in Daura on Saturday morning is the President’s niece and younger sister to his close associate and nephew Malam Mamman …

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Buhari offers condolences to Buratai on death of father

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai. President Buhari joins them in mourning the ex-serviceman and veteran of World War II, whose service to Nigeria will always be …

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Rapper Olamide losses mother on son birthday

YBNL Boss Olamide’s mother has died. The 28-Year-old Rapper broke news of his mother’s death Tuesday four hours after celebrating his son birthday. While mourning his mom on Instagram, Olamide wrote, ”Orisa bi Iya ko si laiye ( No god like a mother in the world)”. On son‘s birthday he …

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Deji Tinubu laid to rest in Lagos

The remains of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Commerce and Industry was buried on Tuesday at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos. Tinubu slumped and died last Thursday while playing a novelty football match in Epe, during the retreat of the Lagos State Executive …

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TRIBUTE: The Alex Ekwueme I knew, By Atiku Abubakar

It is with a great deal of shock and disbelief that I learnt of the sudden transition to eternal glory of Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON, a former Vice President of Nigeria and someone who could rightly be said to be one of the great leaders and founders of the …

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