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Ex-CPC spokesman, Rotimi Fashakin, dies

A former spokesman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Engr. Rotimi Fashakin is dead. He was also the Executive Director, Operations at the...

Joseph Makoju dies at 73

Makoju was the managing director/chief executive officer of the West African Portland Cement Company, at that time Nigeria's largest cement manufacturing company for more...

Creator of the GIF has died

Stephen Wilhite, the creator of the Graphics Interchange Format, more commonly known as GIF, died last week at the age of 74 after suffering...

First female vice chancellor, Grace Alele Williams dies at 89

Foremost Nigerian mathematician and first female university vice chancellor, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, has reportedly died at the age of 89. Unconfirmed reports said the former...

Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state dies at 84

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - Madeleine Albright, who fled the Nazis as a child in her native Czechoslovakia during World War Two then rose...

Deposed Deji of Akure, Oba Adepoju joins his ancestors

The deposed Deji of Akure, Oba Oluwadare Adepoju, has died. A statement by the spokesman for the Adesina Royal Family of the Osupa Ruling House,...

Boris Johnson’s mother Charlotte Wahl, 79, dies ‘suddenly and peacefully’ in hospital

The mother of the United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has died, according to a statement by the family on Monday. He was 79. ...

Tinsel star, Victor Olaotan is dead

Veteran actor and former star actor in the now rested Tinsel, Victor Olaotan is dead. Better known as Big Daddy, the popular actor suffered a...

Former Oyo State military governor, Adetunji Olurin is dead

The former military governor of Oyo State, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin is dead. He passed on at the age of 76. The septuagenarian, born on December...

Mohammed, Gani-Fawehinmi’s first son dies at 50

Mohammed Fawehinmi, the first son of the late human rights lawyer Chief Gani Fawehinmi, is dead. He was aged 50. He died on Wednesday after...

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