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Wasiu Ayinde mourns the death of his daughter

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Popular fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, has paid tribute to her daughter, Wasilat Olaronke Ashabi Ayinde, who passed on in Canada on Tuesday. Wasilat was said to have died after an undisclosed illness. Many people have since been expressing condolences to the musician otherwise called K1 de Ultimate over the incident. Ayinde, however, broke his silence on Thursday in a ...

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Alex Ekwueme dies in London hospital

Alex Ekwueme

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, is dead. The elder statesman’s death was disclosed in a statement issued by the Ekwueme family of Oko, in Anambra State. The statement was reportedly released in the early hours of Monday. The statement, signed by the former vice president’s brother, and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe ...

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Ruthless Mafia boss, Toto Riina who ordered 150 ‘hits’ dies

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Toto Riina, one of the most feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, died early Friday after battling cancer, Italian media reported. Riina, who had been serving 26 life sentences and is thought to have ordered more than 150 murders, had been in a medically-induced coma after his health deteriorated following two operations. The mobster, who turned 87 ...

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I wish I could bring my son back to life, Tinubu laments

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has broken his silence on the demise of his eldest son, Jide, online medium, Cable, has reported. Jide died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday, his grieving father reportedly disclosed. As reported by Cable, Tinubu said no parent should experience such bereavement, adding, “I wish I could bring back my son, but I ...

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BREAKING: Nollywood Actress, Funke Abisogun AlHassan is dead

Funke Abisogun AlHassan

Nollywood Actress, Funke Abisogun AlHassan, is dead. The actress, who gave birth to a baby some days ago, died on Sunday evening. Her death was announced by her brother-in-law, Tunde Ola Yusuf, on Instagram. He wrote, ADIEU FUNKE… Just days ago, people celebrated with you for the delivery of Ur baby, now the Sun set at noon and U are ...

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Rock legend, Tom Petty, dies at 66

Tom Petty

Tom Petty, the Southern-accented rocker whose classic melodies and dark storytelling created 40 years of hit songs, died Monday of cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 66. Petty, who sold 80 million records, passed away Monday evening surrounded by loved ones after a confusing day in which several media outlets reported and then retracted premature news of his death. ...

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Famous Adebayo Faleti is dead – Renowned Nigerian Author

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Pa Adebayo Faleti, the renowned Nigerian broadcaster has been confirmed died today at the UCH, Ibadan. Aged 86. According to his son, Adeniyi said that his father stopped breathing right in his arm while he was helping him to have his bath, after which he was rushed all the way down to UCH where he was confirmed dead. Mr. Faleti ...

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Linkin Park singer, Bennington dies by suicide

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Chester Bennington, the front man singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Linkin Park, found dead in his residence on Thursday, July 20. it was reported that he died in a clear suicide at the age of forty one. The Los Angeles authorities were alerted at about after 9:00 am in the morning  at his residence and it’s being handled as ...

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Nigeria’s former Minister of Health and Head UNFPA, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

Professor Babatunde Osotimehin

He died at the age of 68. He was a former provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and also served as the head of Nigeria’s Aids Control Agency NACA

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