University of Ibadan Ex-VC, Prof. Ayo Banjo, Is Dead

‘Just few weeks after his 90th birthday,’ What to know about the Emeritus Professor of English Language and his last hour     The former vice-chancellor, University of Ibadan, Emeritus Prof. Ayo Banjo, is dead. Banjo died weeks after his 90 th birthday, Platforms Africa reports as a source in the university confirmed his demise. Renowned for his contributions to the development of the English Language curriculum in Nigeria and the promotion of Nigerian varieties of English, Banjo is the former Chairman of the Board of the National Universities Commission.…

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Sanwo-Olu’s Deputy Chief Of Staff, Gboyega Soyannwo, Is Dead

Gboyega Soyannwo, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is dead. He died on Wednesday, May 15, after a brief illness. He was aged 55. A statement signed by the commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso said: “With deep sorrow, the Lagos State Government announces the passing of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCoS) to Mr Governor, Gboyega Soyannwo. “Soyannwo died today after a brief illness. He was 55. Mr. Governor, @jidesanwoolu, on behalf of the Government and people of Lagos, sends his condolences to…

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The New Masquerade Actress, Ovularia, Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actress, Elizabeth Evoeme, popularly known as Ovularia in the 1980s TV sitcom: “The New Masquerade,” is dead. According to information available in the media space on Tuesday, the popular actress passed on at the age of 81. Among the early mourners of the passage of Ovularia was veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosovo, on Tuesday. Kosoko, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, described the late actress as a disciplined woman who had contributed immensely to the growth of the entertainment industry. He said: “We…

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Popular Gospel Singer, Morenikeji Egbin Orun, Is Dead

Nigeria’s popular gospel singer, Morenikeji Adeleke, also known as Egbin Orun, is dead. One of the colleagues of the gospel singer, Esther Igbekele, confirmed her demise in a post on her Instagram page. Igbekele said she spoke with Adeleke some days before she learnt of her death. READ ALSO: BBNaija Star, Miracle, Graduates With Distinction From US Aeronautical Varsity YABATECH Postpones Resumption, Updates Students, Parents On Fees YABATECH Postpones Resumption, Updates Students, Parents On Fees Cause Of Tightness In Fuel Supply Resolved – NNPCL She wrote: “I got home from…

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Popular Nollywood Actor, Ogunjimi, is Dead

Popular Yoruba Actor Ganiyu Oyeyemi popularly known as Ogunjimi, is dead. Platforms Africa reports that Ogunjimi’s death was announced by a Yoruba actor, Kunle Afod, in a post on his Instagram page. READ ALSO: YABATECH Postpones Resumption, Updates Students, Parents On Fees ‘Just Relocated In 2022,’ Nigerian Beats Wife To Death In UK Veteran Journalist, Ray Ekpu, Loses Wife MTN, Airtel, Others Mull Tariff Hike Mourning the actor, Afod wrote, “We tried our best but God loves you more. “May his soul rest in peace. Baba Ogunjinmi, RIP, Sun re…

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Former Senate Spokesperson, Ayogu Eze, Is Dead

A former Senate spokesperson, Ayogu Eze has died at the age of 66. Eze, who represented the Enugu North Senatorial District between 2007 and 2015, passed away on Thursday in an Abuja hospital after suffering from an undisclosed illness. Eze, who is also one of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, was confirmed by the Senate in May 2023 as a federal Commissioner for Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission. READ ALSO 118 Inmates Escape Niger Prison After Heavy Rain Destroys Fence Sokoto Gov, Aliyu Dethrones 15 Traditional…

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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Zulu Adigwe, Is Dead

The Nigerian movie industry has again been thrown into mourning after the news of the death of another veteran Nollywood actor, Zulu Adigwe, surfaced on social media on Tuesday. Adigwe’s death was announced by a movie producer, Stanley Nwoko, in a post on his Instagram page . Mourning the actor, Nwoko wrote, “Rest in peace, good actor.” Adigwe’s death is coming two weeks after Junior Pope and three other Nollywood actors died in a boat accident in Anam River. The actors were said to be on their way to a…

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BREAKING: Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope, Is Dead

Junior Pope, Nollywood star has been confirmed dead. According to reports, the actor was with three of his colleagues, coming back from a movie location in a boat when they fell into Anam River in Anambra state. Their bodies have since been recovered. The actor had earlier shared a video of himself on a boat and praying to arrive at his destination safely. The accident unfortunately happened on his way back from the location on Wednesday.

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Nollywood Actress, Adejumoke Aderounmu, Is Dead

Nollywood actress, Adejumoke Oreoluwa Aderounmu, popularly known for her role as ‘Esther’ in popular TV series Jenifa’s Diary, is dead. It was gathered that the 40-year-old actress died in the early hours of Saturday. Adejumoke Aderounmu was born of March 26, 1984 and passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024. READ ALSO Obaseki Appoints 38-Year-Old Omobayo As New Edo Duputy Gov BREAKING: Emefiele Remanded Over $4.5bn, N2.8bn ‘Fraud’ London-Lagos Solo Driver Pelumi Nubi Arrives Nigeria Electricity Subsidy: FG Raising Funds For Cash-Strapped DisCos — Falana The cause of her death…

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ABN Ex-Chieftain, Abimbola Davies, Is Dead

▪️ABN, an association led by the late Arthur Nzeribe, set the stage for the decision of the military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida, to annul the June 12, 1993, presidential election won by Chief MKO Abiola of the Social Democratic Party     A former chieftain of the Association for Better Nigeria, Abimbola Davis, is dead. The association, led by the late Arthur Nzeribe, set the stage for the decision of the military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida, to annul the June 12, 1993, presidential election won by Chief MKO Abiola of the Social…

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