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18-Year-Old Who Died During Sex In Yobe Governmet Lodge Identified As Bilikisu Ali
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18-Year-Old Who Died During Sex In Yobe Governmet Lodge Identified As Bilikisu Ali

he 18-year-old who died during sex romp in Yobe government lodge has been identified as Bilikisu Ali. The teen, who graduated from secondary school last year, reportedly had foam coming out of her mouth when her body was discovered in the lodge last week. A man named Dr Albash Yaya Ibrahim, who was a visitor in Damaturu, has been arrested in connection with her death. Dr Albash had allegedly requested 3 of his friends bring him a female companion for the night when he arrived Damaturu on January 6. Bilikisu Ali was the woman brought. However, hours later, Dr Albash raised alarm and reported the girl was lifeless. According to the police, the teen had foam coming out of her mouth when her body was found. Albash admits he had sex with the girl but claims she died due to...
Pope Francis’ Personal Doctor Dies From COVID-19
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Pope Francis’ Personal Doctor Dies From COVID-19

Fabrizio Soccorsi, the personal doctor of Pope Francis has died from COVID-19 complications. Catholic News Agency reported that the 78-year-old physician was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital for a previous health issue on December 26.  While he was dealing with an “oncological pathology,” COVID was the cause of death, the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano reported. In August 2015, Pope Francis named him his personal physician after not renewing the term of papal doctor Patrizio Polisca, who was also head of the Vatican’s healthcare services. Since the pontificate of St. Pope John Paul II, the two positions had been tied together, but Pope Francis diverged from this custom by choosing Soccorsi, a doctor from outside the Vatican. The Pope recently declared it was wi...
Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death
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Sister of late Nollywood Actress Orisabunmi Dies few days after their Brother’s Death

The younger sister of veteran Yoruba actress Mrs. Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi, Mrs Janet Ademola, has died. According to reports, Ademola died on Saturday, January 9, four days after the actress died.  Ademola's death also comes barely 48 hours after their older brother, Steve Onisola, also died. Onisola died on Thursday, January 7. Onisola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin, passed on at age 71 after a brief illness. Ademola is said to be the last child of their family. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.
US Capitol Police officer dies from injuries in riot, federal homicide investigation opened
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US Capitol Police officer dies from injuries in riot, federal homicide investigation opened

U.S. Capitol Police said Thursday police officer Brian Sicknick died due to injuries sustained in response to the riot led by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Capitol. “Officer Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol and was injured while physically engaging with protesters,” the police said. During the melee, Sicknick was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher, two law enforcement officials said. The officials could not discuss the ongoing investigation publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Sicknick had returned to his division office after the incident and collapsed, the statement said. He was taken to a local hospital where he died on Thursday. The death of Officer ...
14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road
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14 Persons Killed in Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana road

At least fourteen persons were killed in an accident along Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State on Wednesday afternoon, January 6. It was gathered that the accident involved a bus and a truck conveying cement from Obajana occurred at Old Akpata village. According to an eye witness account, the accident occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking by the driver of the bus that was heading to Kabba. The witness said all the passengers in that bus died. Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sympathised with families of the victims. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that it is a sad that promising souls were lost in such a pathetic circumstance. "As a Government, we will strengthen our ro...
This Second Wave of COVID19 is Easily Transmitted and Deadlier – LUTH Warns
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This Second Wave of COVID19 is Easily Transmitted and Deadlier – LUTH Warns

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH has warned that the second wave of COVID19 is easily transmittable and deadlier than the first one. The hospital in an advisory issued by its Chief Medical Director, Professor Chris Bode, warned Nigerians to take very seriously all the COVID19 protocols. According to Professor Bode, the hospital has seen an upsurge of people treating malaria instead of going for COVID19 test. He said most of the people that have died from the disease went to the hospital late for diagnosis and treatment. Read the advisory below  
Man Dies after Unknowingly Eating Brownies
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Man Dies after Unknowingly Eating Brownies

A Nigerian lady has narrated how her co-worker's brother died after eating brownies (a square or rectangular chocolate baked confection which are sometimes laced with weed and other hard drugs). According to @MuniMescudi, the deceased died because he was too dehydrated. Read her tweets below;  
Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos
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Transport Billionaire, Ekene Dili Chukwu’s Son Dies From COVID-19 Complications in Lagos

Son of transport Billionaire,Augustine Ilodibe Jnr, 42, died in Lagos from COVID-19 complications, according to a statement released by his family. The statement reads: "With great sadness we announce the passing unto glory of our dear son, husband, father, brother and uncle, Ekendilichukwu Augustine Chukwunonso Ilodibe (Junior) who died this morning (Jan 4) from complications of COVID-19 in Lagos. "We pray that his soul rests in peace and the Lord comfort his family and all of us he left behind. "In consideration of the current pandemic, we kindly ask that you respect and maintain safety protocols through calls and messages to the family rather than physical visits. "Thank you and God bless." The statement was signed by the deceased's brother, Mr Obinna Ilodibe on behal...
I Almost Died In 2020 And You Say I Shouldn’t Show My Chest – Uche Ogbodo
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I Almost Died In 2020 And You Say I Shouldn’t Show My Chest – Uche Ogbodo

Nollywood actress Uche Ogbodo has said she almost lost her life in 2020. The 34-year-old said this on Instastories on Sunday. Her statement comes after some fans bashed her for sharing a revealing photo of herself on Instagram. She said, “I almost died in 2020, and unah say make I no show bobi? If have to show all sef in appreciation for my life, I will! Dead body no dey marry!” she wrote. Uche had shared the revealing picture on January 2. She did not mention how she almost died.  
Liverpool FC anthem singer Gerry Marsden is dead
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Liverpool FC anthem singer Gerry Marsden is dead

  Gerry and the Pacemakers singer Gerry Marsden, whose version of You'll Never Walk Alone became a football terrace anthem for his hometown club of Liverpool, has died at the age of 78. His family said he died on Sunday after a short illness not linked to Covid-19. Marsden's band was one of the biggest success stories of the Merseybeat era, and in 1963 became the first to have their first three songs top the chart. The band's other best known hit, Ferry Cross The Mersey, came in 1964. It was written by Marsden himself as a tribute to his city, and reached number eight. Marsden was made an MBE in 2003 for services to charity after supporting victims of the Hillsborough disaster. At the time, he said he was "over the moon" to have received the honour, following his ...
Former NCAA DG, Muhtar Usman dies at 63
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Former NCAA DG, Muhtar Usman dies at 63

Former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman has died. He was 63 years old.   Family sources say late Usman died at a hospital in Zaria, Kaduna state after a brief illness on Tuesday night, December 1.   Born on December 5, 1956, late Usman assumed office as the DG of the aviation regulatory body in October 2014, and served for five years. He handed over to the present NCAA boss, Capt. Musa Nuhu, in October 2019.   May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Diego Maradona fell and hit his head before he died and was then left alone ‘without help’ for 3 days, his nurse claims
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Diego Maradona fell and hit his head before he died and was then left alone ‘without help’ for 3 days, his nurse claims

Football legend, Diego Maradona reportedly suffered a head injury after a fall at his home a week before he died from a heart attack but was never taken to the hospital.   Italian newspaper La Repubblica claim that the Argentine icon who had only recently had surgery on his brain to remove a blood clot, was not taken for a scan after falling and hitting his head at home.   A lawyer representing a nurse who worked for Maradona is reported to have said: 'Maradona fell to the ground seven days before his death. He fell and hit his head but they didn't take him to the hospital for an MRI or a CT scan.'   The shocking revelation comes as Maradona's personal doctor Leopoldo Luque is being probed over medical negligence as police launch an investigation into h...
UN Withdraws Claim That 110 Farmers Died In Borno Boko Haram Attack
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UN Withdraws Claim That 110 Farmers Died In Borno Boko Haram Attack

The United Nations on Monday recanted an earlier claim that 110 farmers were killed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Zabarmari community, Borno State. Local media had published a report on Saturday quoting officials of the Borno State government saying at least 43 farmers lost their lives in an attack by insurgents on a rice field. On Sunday, the Borno governor, Babagana Zulum, had during a mass burial of the deceased farmers, told journalists that 43 farmers were killed. Later on Sunday evening, the UN issued a statement which quoted the head of the UN System in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, saying that at least 110 farmers were killed in the said attack. The UN version of the death toll from Koshobe rice field went viral. In the initial UN statement, signed by Eve Sabba...
Kwaito Star Mshoza Has Passed On
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Kwaito Star Mshoza Has Passed On

South African star, Nomasonto Maswanganyi who was popularly known as Mshoza has reportedly died. News of the Kwaito Queen's death sent shockwaves across social media platforms and messages of condolences are pouring in. This morning, her very close friend Khanyi Mbau broke the news of her passing without revealing any further information. "REST IN PEACE MY LOVE . I am tired 2020," wrote Khanyi. The late Mshoza passed away in a Johannesburg hospital this morning, 19 November 2020. Earlier this year, Mshoza allegedly contracted the Coronavirus. Cause of death at this point is not yet known. The 37-year-old is survived by her two children, her son Jacob Junior and her daughter Pride. The bubbly Kwaito musician's impressive career spans for more than two decades with her timeless ...
Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash
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Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash

Zimbabwean socialite and businessman, Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure died in the early hours of Sunday November 8, following a fatal accident he was involved in along Borrowdale Road in Harare, the country's capital city. Ginimbi was reportedly speeding down Borrowdale Road when he got involved in a head-on collision with an oncoming Honda Fit. He was thrown out of his Rolls Royce Rave after the high-speed crash before the super vehicle burst into flames which engulfed the other passengers. 3 other passengers who were with Kadungure died on the spot and are yet to be identified but reports say popular fitness bunny and socialite Mimie Moana is one of the deceased. Ginimbi died hours after sharing a video of him heading out for celebration of Moana’s birthday at Dreams Nightclub in his Rolls ...
David Andahl, Lawmaker Who Died Of COVID-19 Declared Winner Of Election In US (Photo)
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David Andahl, Lawmaker Who Died Of COVID-19 Declared Winner Of Election In US (Photo)

A North Dakota state legislative candidate who died of coronavirus last month won his Tuesday election. Republican David Andahl, who was 55 when he died, and another GOP candidate, Dave Nehring, were elected to represent the 8th district in the state’s House of Representatives. The district has two representatives — and both Andahl and Nehring bested their two Democratic challengers. Andahl died after being hospitalized with the illness for about four days, his mother, Pat Andahl, had told The Bismarck Times. The mother said her son was “very careful” about the pandemic and eager to become an elected official. “He had a lot of feelings for his county … and wanting to make things better, and his heart was in farming. He wanted things better for farmers and the coal indust...
James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90
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James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.   The multiple award-winning Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, and was the first to bring the role to the big screen.   The news of his death was confirmed in a statement to the BBC on Saturday afternoon, October 31st.     The actor's son, Jason Connery disclosed that he died peacefully in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time.   He said his father "had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him" when he died overnight.   Jason also added: "We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.   "A sad day for all who ...
Somebody died in this accident – Craze Clown opens up on fatal accident he was involved in
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Somebody died in this accident – Craze Clown opens up on fatal accident he was involved in

Popular Instagram comedian, Craze Clown has made more revelation about the fatal accident he was involved in yesterday October 26.   LIB had reported earlier that the comedian took to Instagram to express gratitude of surviving the accident he was involved in on his wife's birthday.   In a new post he shared on Instagram, Craze Clown revealed that that someone died in the accident. He added that he "saw his life flash before his eyes."   He wrote;   My people I have no words people ... I want to talk but only ‘THANK YOU JESUS’ keeps coming out of my mouth! Somebody died in this accident! I saw my life flash before my eyes! I already accepted my fate but GOD SAID NO!!! This song says EVERYTHING for me! THANK YOU JESUS PS: Thank you to everyone re...
Mother Of Anthony Okechukwu, Who Died In The Lekki Shootings Speaks
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Mother Of Anthony Okechukwu, Who Died In The Lekki Shootings Speaks

A woman whose son died in the Lekki shootings has spoken up to counter the claims that no one died. Shortly after peaceful protesters were shot at on October 20, 2020, pictures started flying around of a young man named Anthony Okechukwu, who died in the shootings. Anthony's mother, who lives outside Nigeria, has now spoken out. She said she found out about her son's death online when she saw his photo being circulated. She added that no one from the government has called to commiserate with her on her son's death Watch video here https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGxzESXpWKB/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
51 Civillians, 11 Policemen, 7 Soldiers Died In Unrest – President Buhari
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51 Civillians, 11 Policemen, 7 Soldiers Died In Unrest – President Buhari

The president announced the death toll during a virtual meeting with former leaders and security chiefs on Friday. Buhari was quoted as saying 51 civilians, 11 police officers, and seven soldiers had been killed in the unrest. Friday's virtual meeting, President Buhari, 77, said his administration was committed to meeting the demands of the protesters. But he said his government would not fold its arms and allow criminals who had hijacked the protests to continue to perpetrate "hooliganism". The president told the meeting that 51 civilians, 11 police officers and seven soldiers had been killed in the unrest, his spokesperson said. It was not immediately clear whether these figures included the protesters allegedly killed by security forces in Lagos on Tuesday. The president...
‘The Johnsons’ star, Ada Ameh loses her daughter
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‘The Johnsons’ star, Ada Ameh loses her daughter

'The Johnsons' star, Ada Ameh has lost her daughter Aladi Godgifts Ameh to the cold hands of death.   The actress shared the sad news via an Instagram post she shared. Ada revealed that her daughter died in the early hours of today October 20.   She wrote;   Fams!!! My lovely people. Pray for me My beautiful darling Child choose to go and be with the Lord early hours of today. Aladi Godgifts Ameh @lalas_touch why did you choose to leave me now?Ladi how you want make i do na? I will be strong !! GOD Has to help me.  
I would still choose you if I died and came back- Fella Makafui to Medikal
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I would still choose you if I died and came back- Fella Makafui to Medikal

Fella Makafui with a tweet has reaffirmed her endless love for her husband and rapper Medikal. Medikal and Fella Makafui tied the knot on March 7, 2020, after dating for a little over 2 years. The celebrity couple since they met has become the relationship goal of a lot of youth out there sharing beautiful and intimate moments with their fans on social media. On the other hand, the couple has been subjected to cyberbullying as they have been trolled so much in the past for being too corny and boastful. Their star-studded wedding ceremony with Medikal’s godfathers Shatta Wale and Criss Waddle, Afia Schwarzenegger, DJ Mic Smith, and a host of others making appearances was not devoid of controversy. According to videos and pictures seen online, Fella fainted amid the nuptia...
Northern Elders’ Forum DG, Yima Sen is dead
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Northern Elders’ Forum DG, Yima Sen is dead

John Yima Sen, the Director-General of the Northern Elders’ Forum has passed on at the age of 69.   The senior academic at Baze University in Abuja, died at the Garki Hospital in Abuja on Tuesday evening. October 6.   A statement released by The Coalition of Northern Groups read;   “The coalition wishes to extend its condolence to His family, The Northern Elders Forum, Baze University, the people of Benue and the country at large. His death has certainly created a huge vacuum in the hierarchy of northern mentorship and patriotism. As he sleeps on, we pray the family gets the fortitude to bear the pains of the loss."   Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki also penned down a tribute to him. He tweeted;   I am deeply saddened by the passing a...
Nollywood veteran actor Prof. Ayobami Akinwale has died
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Nollywood veteran actor Prof. Ayobami Akinwale has died

It is reported that he died yesterday, Sunday, September 13, 2020 following a brief illness. The late actor doubled as a Professor in the Department of Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Prof. Abayomi directed many movies and played some important roles in some top Nollywood movies like Sango and Iranse Aje.
Toots Hibbert dead: Reggae legend dies aged 77
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Toots Hibbert dead: Reggae legend dies aged 77

Toots Hibbert - who fronted reggae band Toots and the Maytals - has died aged 77. He's credited with helping bring reggae to a global audience with his catchy tunes Reggae legend Toots Hibbert has died aged 77. The Toots and the Maytals frontman, credited with helping bring reggae to a global audience, died on Friday. A statement from his family revealed he'd been battling illness at a private hospital in Kingston, Jamaica but did not give any more details. It read: "It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel 'Toots' Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. "The family and his management team would like to thank the medical teams and professiona...
Pro wrestler and actor, Stevie ‘Puppet the Psycho Dwarf’ Lee passes away at 54
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Pro wrestler and actor, Stevie ‘Puppet the Psycho Dwarf’ Lee passes away at 54

Wrestling star and actor, Stevie Lee Richardson has sadly passed away at the age of 54. The former TNA Wrestling star who was best known in the ring as Puppet The Psycho Dwarf died ‘unexpectedly’ this week. The cause of his death wasn't revealed.   A statement on his GoFundMe reads: ‘Steve “Puppet The Psycho Dwarf” Lee Richardson unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his home in the morning. ‘He was beloved by many and has many friends that were family, fans that adored him, but only his brother Jim left to take care of final arrangements.'   Impact Wrestling, which was formerly known as TNA, also confirmed his death in a statement on Twitter: "It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Stevie Lee, better known as 'Puppet The Psy...
Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang band group, dies at 68
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Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang band group, dies at 68

Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder and singer of the band group, Kool & the Gang, has died at the age of 68.   Bell died at his home in the US Virgin Islands Wednesday morning, September 10 with his wife Tia Sinclair Bell by his side, publicist Sujata Murthy said. The cause of death has not been released.   In 1964, Bell and his brother, Robert “Kool” Bell, joined their neighbourhood friends Dennis “D.T.” Thomas, Robert “Spike” Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West to form a musical group. They were first known as the Jazziacs, before settling for Kool and the Gang.   The group formed in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1964, went to become one of the major groups of the 1970s, blending jazz, funk, R&B, and pop. They won a Grammy in 1978 f...
Ronald Bell of Kool and the Gang dies at 68
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Ronald Bell of Kool and the Gang dies at 68

Ronald Bell - a co-founder of Kool and the Gang, the heavyweight funk group behind hits like Celebration, Jungle Boogie, and Ladies Night, died Wednesday. He was 68-years-old. The performer died at his home in the US Virgin Islands, the group's publicist Angelo Ellerbee told AFP, without specifying a cause of death. Bell founded Kool and the Gang with his brother Robert and friends Dennis Thomas, Robert Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West in the early 1960s, fusing a foundation of jazz with smatterings of funk, disco, R&B, and pop. The group became a major smash in the 1970s, its brassy funk putting it in a class with Earth, Wind and Fire, the Isley Brothers, and Sly and the Family Stone. Kool and the Gang scored a Grammy in 1978 for their contributions...
Footballer slumps and dies during match in Osun
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Footballer slumps and dies during match in Osun

A football player in Osun State simply identified as Damilola, has died after he reportedly slumped during a football match in the Ido area of the state on Monday, September 7. Late Damilola who plays for Premier Football Club Ofatedo, was about to pass a free-kick to his teammate during the match when he slumped. Eyewitnesses say he was rushed to a hospital closeby but was rejected and then he was rushed to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology where he was certified dead. His team members say he never showed any signs of illness before the match. The Coordinator of the Osun Grassroots Football Coaches Association, Leke Hamzat, confirmed his demise to newsmen.
How Ajibade Babalade Died – Ike Shoroumu
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How Ajibade Babalade Died – Ike Shoroumu

However, Ike Shorumu disclosed that the hard-tackling defender was rejected by the first hospital he was rushed to before was taken to UCH Ibadan . “I went to the mosque for Jumat service on Friday, so I switched off my phone. Immediately I put it back on, I got a message from Ajibade’s in-law that I needed to be at his place. So, I went with my wife, but on our arrival, the Babalade’s family broke the news to me,” Shorumnu revealed.
YouTube star Landon Clifford dead at 19
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YouTube star Landon Clifford dead at 19

The tragic news was confirmed by Landon's wife Camryn Clifford in a heartbreaking social media post. A devastated Camryn shared the last photo of her husband to Instagram that showed her placing a protective hand on his chest as he lay in a hospital bed. Popular vlogger Landon, who became a dad for the second time three months ago, was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a brain injury. Paying tribute to her teenage sweetheart, Camryn shared: "August 13th 2020 was Landon's last day being the best dad and husband he could be. "After spending the following 6 days in a coma he passed on and donated several organs to people in need all over the country. "He died saving the lives of others. That's the type of person he was. Compassionate, loving, thoughtful, k...
Another Container Falls and Kills Two Women in Lagos
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Another Container Falls and Kills Two Women in Lagos

Two women have died after a container fell from a truck and landed on a commercial bus at Odo Olowu area, Ijesha bus-stop in Lagos on Friday, August 21. Confirming the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the agency received a distress call at about 9pm that an empty 40-feet container has killed two persons in an accident. It was learned that the truck loaded with an empty 40-feet container, suffered brake failure, rammed into the stationary commercial bus, and subsequently fell down. The two adult females died on the spot and their remains were deposited in the morgue. This incident comes barely a month after two workers of the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria FAAN, were ...
Leaked Video Shows Late Kashamu Begging Lotto Business Rival ‘Baba Ijebu’ For Forgiveness Before He Died
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Leaked Video Shows Late Kashamu Begging Lotto Business Rival ‘Baba Ijebu’ For Forgiveness Before He Died

MCI obtained a video of late Senator Buruji Kashamu begging Billionaire Businessman, Chief Adebutu Kessignton from his sick bed. This is coming days after the late controversial senator died of Coronavirus while receiving treatment at the First Cardiology hospital. According to report gathered , the late Senator was found to have underlying chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart and lung diseases and high blood pressure that were fast weakening his immune system before he gave up. In the video which had gone viral, the late Senator and controversial politician can be heard begging the father of Ladi Adebutu, an aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 Ogun state guber election, Chief Adebutu Kessignton during a phone conversation between the duo. Appealing t...
Former WWE Wrestler, James Kamala Harris is Dead
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Former WWE Wrestler, James Kamala Harris is Dead

Former WWE wrestler, James Kamala Harris has died at the age of 70. WWE confirmed his death in a statement released via its official Twitter account on Sunday, though the cause of his death is yet to be revealed. “WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70. “Under the frightening face paint of Kamala, the 6-foot-7, 380-pound, Harris battled the greatest superstars in sports-entertainment history, including Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker and Andre the Gaint. “He terrorized opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW and WWE until 2006. “WWE extends its condolences to Harris’ family, friends and fans,” the statement read. Harris, made his WWF debut in 1984, according to ...
Truck Crushes two Brothers on Their Way to Visit Their Mother in Ekiti
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Truck Crushes two Brothers on Their Way to Visit Their Mother in Ekiti

Two brothers were crushed by a truck while travelling to pay their mother a visit in Ekiti State. The brothers, Ojo Hezekiah Abidemi (aka Fresh Strawberry), 25, and Ojo Ayomide, 21, died at the scene of the accident in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State. It was gathered that the deceased, who are both students of University of Nigeria affiliate to College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, were on their way to visit their mother on Friday, August 7th, 2020 when the tragic incident happened. "The brothers were on their way to visit their mum who’s based in Akure and stopped by a fuel station and according to eye witnesses as they were coming out of the fuel station, an oncoming truck rammed into them. "The driver of the truck ran away while the victims were both rushed to a nearby h...
Malik B, Founding Member of The Roots and Grammy Winner is Dead
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Malik B, Founding Member of The Roots and Grammy Winner is Dead

Malik B, an American rapper and founding member of The Roots, has died at the age of 47.  The hip-pop group announced the death of the Philadelphia-born MC in a social media post last night. 'It is with heavy hearts and tearful eyes that we regretfully inform you of the passing of our beloved brother and long time Roots member Malik Abdul Basit. May he be remembered for his devotion to Islam, His loving brotherhood and his innovation as one of the most gifted MCs of all time. We ask that you please respect his family and extended family in our time of mourning such a great loss.' https://www.instagram.com/p/CDPLAtJAFr7/?utm_source=ig_embed His cause of death wasn't revealed. Malik B, whose real name is Malik Abdul Basit was a major contributor to his gro...
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Former Nurse Admits Killing Seven Military Retirees

Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at a medical center for veterans in West Virginia has pleaded guilty to seven counts of second-degree murder and one count of assault with the intent to commit murder. The 46-year-old woman who appeared before a federal court on Tuesday July 14, pleaded guilty to federal murder charges in connection with a string of insulin deaths at a veterans hospital in West Virginia. Federal prosecutors had alleged that Reta Mays injected lethal doses of insulin into eight veterans at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in rural Clarksburg, causing their blood sugar levels to drop to dangerously low levels. Seven died shortly after. Mays began working at the hospital five years ago and was assigned to work the night shift in Ward 3A. As a nursin...
Taraba State NLC Chairman, Peter Gambo is Dead
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Taraba State NLC Chairman, Peter Gambo is Dead

The chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Taraba State, Comrade Peter Gambo, has died. Late Gambo died at the Taraba State Specialist Hospital Jalingo after a brief illness today Wednesday, July 15. The state commissioner of health Dr Innocent Vakkai who confirmed his death, said Gambo died of diabetes and not COVID-19 as some persons have speculated. He said that though Gambo had been on admission at the state’s Specialist hospital Jalingo, he was tested of COVID-19 and his result came back negative. Until his demise, he was serving his second tenure in office as the Chairman of the NLC. He was also the General Overseer of the Jesus Glorious Army International Church, Taraba State
Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition
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Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition

Tolulope Arotile, the first female helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force has died 8 months after she was given a special recognition. Arotile who was decorated alongside Kafayat Sanni, the first female fighter pilot, by Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff died On Tuesday July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at the Nigerian Air Force base in Kaduna state. The military officer who had just ended a programme at the Starlite International Training Academy in South Africa, did not recover from the injuries sustained in the accident.   A statement released by the Nigerian Air Force read; “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer ...
Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident
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Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the death of 7 policemen who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina. The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. Frank Mba, force public relations officer said in a statement; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condoled the families of the seven (7) Police officers attached to the Special Forces Unit of the Nigeria Police Force who died in a ghastly motor accident on 12th July, 2020 on their way to Katsina State. The unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota Hummer Bus conveying eighteen personnel of the Unit, occurred at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road. “The deceased were part of an additional d...
Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies at 23
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Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies at 23

Nigerian Air Force’s first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has died in a road accident. It was learnt that Arotile sustained head injuries from the road accident which occurred at the NAF Base in Kaduna. NAF in a press statement said Arotile died on Tuesday. The statement quoted the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, as describing Arotile’s death as an “irreparable loss”. Arotile, who hailed from Iffe in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, recently completed a programme at the Starlite International Training Academy, South Africa. She died less than a year after she was decorated as the first female combatant helicopter pilot. The statement read, “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of...
Man Stabbed to Death by his Friend During an Argument Over N12,000
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Man Stabbed to Death by his Friend During an Argument Over N12,000

A young man simply identified as Godstime has died after he was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend over N12, 000 in Amukpe, Delta state on Sunday, July 12. According to Facebook user SapeleOghenek, Godstime, pictured above, had gone to a place where they gamble. He and his friends contributed money up to N12, 000 which they used in gambling. Trouble started when they needed to share the money they contributed after they had stopped gambling. An argument soon degenerated into a fight and Godstime was stabbed with a bottle twice in his stomach. Friends immediately rushed him to James Hospital where he was allegedly rejected. He was later pronounced dead at the City Hospital in Okirigbagha. Godstime welcomed a child with his wife three days ago. His body has since been depo...
5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC
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5 dead, 2 Injured in Enugu Road Accident – FRSC

At least 5 people lost their lives and 2 were seriously injured in a fatal accident on the Nsukka-Obollo road in Enugu State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in the state, Mr Ogbonnaya Kalu said the accident occurred on Friday, July 10, at Kpokpo junction, by Micho Link Filling Station. He said there were two injured people at the scene and FRSC officials took them to the hospital. He added that the accident was caused by wrong overtaking by a green Toyota Sienna. He said the wrong overtaking led to a head on collision with a truck loaded with fertiliser. All 5 occupants of the Toyota Sienna died. The driver of the truck and his conductor were the two injured people who were taken to the hospital.
Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59
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Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is dead at the age of 59. She died in a Johannesburg hospital in the early hours of Monday, July 13. News of Zindzi's death has been confirmed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Zindzi Mandela's son, Bambatha also shared a photo of his mother with the caption "Rest in Peace".   The deceased who is survived by her husband and four children, served as South Africa's ambassador to Denmark.  She first took up her position as the ambassador to Denmark in 2015. She was 18 months old when her father was sent to prison. Her mother was also imprisoned often at that time, leaving her in the care of her elder sibling, Zenani. In 1977 her mother Winnie was banished to Brandfort, then in the Orange Free State, a...
John Travolta’s Wife Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer
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John Travolta’s Wife Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer

John Travolta's wife, Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer aged 57. The actor confirmed her death in an Instagram post, writing: "It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Travolta added: "Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. "I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. "But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal."   Their daughter Ella paid tirbute to her mom in a moving post, writing: 'I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beauti...
Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead
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Lisa Marie Presley’s Son Benjamin Keough is Dead

Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough has died from apparent Suicide. According to TMZ, the 27-year-old died on Sunday, July 12, in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Benjamin, the son of Lisa and Danny Keough, was also a musician and in 2009, struck a record deal worth $5 million. He also acted in a few movies including a short film called Rod and Barry. His sister is actress Riley Keough, who's been in a number of horror films including 2019's "The Lodge." He kept quite a low profile but is well-known for his uncanny resemblance to his famous grandfather, Elvis Presley. Lisa previously addressed the similarity, saying: "Ben does look so much like Elvis. He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage." She added, "...
Pregnant British YouTube star, Nicole Thea is Dead
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Pregnant British YouTube star, Nicole Thea is Dead

Pregnant British YouTube star, Nicole Thea died along with her unborn son Reign on Saturday morning, July 11. She was 24. A statement issued through her Instagram account said Miss Thea and 'her unborn son she and her partner Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning'. Details of how she and the unborn child died were not revealed. Nicole, who was popularly known for her dance videos on YouTube was just weeks away from her due date as she was 8 months pregnant before her sudden death. The statement posted to her page read:  'To all Nicole’s friends and supporters it is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning' 'Also Nicole pre-schedule a few YouTube videos and Boga ha...
Actor Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
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Actor Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

American actor Kelly Preston who has appeared in films including Jerry Maguire and Twins, has died aged 57 after battling breast cancer for nearly two years, her husband, John Travolta, announced in an Instagram post late on Sunday. “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer,” the 66-year-old Grease actor said in his post. Born Kelly Kamalelehua Smith in Honolulu, she changed her name to Kelly Preston before securing her first film role in the 1985 romcom Mischief, then appeared in another teen comedy, Secret Admirer. Travolta, star of the hit dance movies Saturday Night Fever and Grease, met Preston in 1988 when they appeared together in a film called The Experts. They married on 5 September, 1...
British MMA Star, Jahreau Shepherd is Dead
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British MMA Star, Jahreau Shepherd is Dead

British MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd, 30, has tragically died. The welterweight champion, nicknamed ‘The Nightmare’ is believed to have died suddenly on Saturday, with no cause of death yet confirmed. Shepherd’s death was confirmed by his MMA promoters ‘the Contenders’ in a tweet via its official Twitter account on Sunday. “The tweet read “Everyone at Contenders is absolutely devastated to hear of Jahreau Shepherd‘s death. “Jay, our welterweight champion, was hugely talented and great fun to be around, a big personality with a huge smile and infectious laugh. “Inside the cage, he was destined for the top – a champion in three different organizations with heavy hands and a warrior’s heart. “Our thoughts are with all his family and friends at this terrible time...
Levante Club Director, Ramón Vilar is Dead
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Levante Club Director, Ramón Vilar is Dead

Levante Football Club Director, Ramón Vilar Zanón, is dead. Vilar died at the age of 64. Levante made the announcement in a statement via the club’s official website on Sunday. The statement read: “Levante U.D. and the Cent Anys Foundation want to express their condolences for the death of the director Mr Ramón Vilar Zanón. “Ramón Vilar held the position of director of Levante U.D. since 2009 and was a patron of the Cent Anys Foundation from 2009 to 2017. “All the members of the club and the Foundation join the pain of family and friends in these difficult moments after their sudden and irreparable loss. “Levante would like to thank him for his dedication and work in the club for his whole life and for his eternal Levante. D.E.P.” Meanwhile, Real Madrid hav...