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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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