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Professor Femi Soyinka, the younger brother of Nigerian Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, is dead. According to a statement by his family, Soyinka, a former Provost of the College of Health Sciences of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, died in the early hours of Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his home in Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State at 85. Soyinka, who received a degree in Medicine and Surgery MBchB from the University of Heidelberg in 1964...

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The longest-serving Emir in Zamfara, Emir of Kwatarkwashi in Bungudu Local Government Area, Alhaji Ahmad Umar (Mai-Kwatarshi) who has been on the throne for 61 years, died on Thursday at 93. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, who disclosed this in a public announcement, said the emir died after a prolonged illness. Balatabe said his funeral prayer was conducted at 6:30 p.m in the historic town of Kwatarkwashi according to Islamic rites....

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Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, has passed on. Mezie, born Leonard Chimezie Onyemachi, reportedly died on Saturday after a long battle with kidney complications. The death of the actor was announced on Monday by his colleague, Chioma Toplis via her Instagram account. Sharing some pictures of Mezie, Tools wrote: “Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from a kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia, his hometown. RIP...

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The Onijeru of Ijeru land in Ogbomoso South Local government area of the state, Oba Ellijah Olaniyi Popoola has joined his ancestors. The monarch who ascended the throne in 2008 died on Friday at the age of 85 after a brief illness. It was gathered that in the last six months no fewer than seven traditional rulers in the state have joined their ancestors among them are the Onigbeti, Soun of Ogbomoso, Olubadan of Ibadan...

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Oguta-born maverick Second Republic politician, Senator Francis Arthur Nzeribe, is dead. He was aged 83. According to a reliable source close to the family on Sunday afternoon, the politician died of an undisclosed ailment at a foreign hospital. The former lawmaker died of an undisclosed ailment at a foreign hospital. “He died this morning in a hospital abroad. The family will soon release a statement,” the family source disclosed. Nzeribe was elected a Senator to...

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Mr. Joe Anatune, image manager of Anambra State governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, and leader of his media team during last year’s election, has been announced dead. Anatune reportedly died on Saturday, a few days after his 62nd birthday, and a little over a week after he bagged a government appointment, after tirelessly working for Soludo’s victory last year. He was recently appointed on April 19, 2022, as the MD/CEO of Anambra State Signage and Advertising...

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The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has joined his ancestors after spending over 40 years as a leading Monarch in the Yoruba nation. The late traditional ruler died at the age of 83 years old. The top Yoruba monarch died in the late hours of Friday, according to palace officials. Adeyemi died at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti. The late Alaafin’s first son, Prince ‘Tunde, and other children had received...

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Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo who only at the weekend celebrated a record-setting hat-trick against Norwich has now been thrown in a mourning mood following the passing of his baby boy. The football star, 37, and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, 28, announced the death of their newborn son in a joint heartfelt statement posted on social media on Monday. “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed...

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ABUJA — Nigerian gospel artiste, Sister Osinachi Nwachukwu has passed away. The Imo State-born gospel singer was said to have breathed her last on Friday at the age of 42. Although there is no official confirmation of her demise from family members and close associates yet, the mother of four was said to have died in an Abuja hospital, after being on life support for the past five days. Right through her career as a...

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By Mbabie Anastasia, Student Staff Report Information roving the internet since yesterday has it that the popular Nigerian Gospel singer and Evangelist, Chinedu Nwadike is dead.  The 39-year-old reportedly died in Abuja on Sunday afternoon. He had recovered from kidney disease and was to be transferred to India to treat his blood cancer. He died of blood cancer (leukemia) after recovering from kidney failure. According to reports “He lost his life battling blood cancer a few...

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