The former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, Aminu Isa Kontagora is dead. He died on Sunday night after a brief illness at a hospital in Abuja. According to a close family member of the former military administrator who announced the passing, Kontagora died of COVID-19 related complications. According to the family source, he […]

Gerard Houllier, the French coach who won the UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup treble with Liverpool, has died aged 73.  Two of the French clubs Houllier managed, Paris Saint-Germain and Lens, confirmed he had died. Houllier, who managed Liverpool from 1998 to 2004, died overnight Sunday to Monday after undergoing hart surgery. His […]

Muhtar Usman, former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), is dead. Usman was 63 years old. He passed on, Tuesday night at a hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State. Usman led NCAA from October 2014 to 2019. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Capt. Musa Nuhu as his replacement. The deceased was Managing Director of the […]

Soccer icon, Diego Maradona, has died at 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to multiple Argentine media outlets. The football legend had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain. Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of […]

Former Governor of old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, is dead. The Second Republic governor reportedly died early Wednesday morning. His death was confirmed by former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani. He wrote, “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin. “Balarabe Musa; Inna lillahi […]

Nigeria has recorded eight new COVID-19 deaths and 452 fresh cases in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Tuesday via Twitter. NCDC confirmed the new cases in 13 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Giving a breakdown of the figures, Lagos leads other states with 209 cases, followed […]

A former beauty queen, Ibidunni Ighodalo, has died. The family of the deceased confirmed the death of the former Miss Lux in a statement. She died in the early hours of Sunday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State but the cause of the death was not noted. “The Ighodalo and Olaleye Ajayi families are deeply saddened […]

Nigerian dancer cum choreographer, Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau ”Kaffy” has lost her mother to the cold hands of death. The award-winning dance instructor announced on Monday that her 82-year-old mother had died. Kaffy posted a video of herself and the now late mother dancing in her studio. ”Mama has gone to Rest! #82” she wrote as […]

A member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Chidi Ofo Okenwa, is dead. Okenwa, who is also the Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association, died on Tuesday at the age of 50. He had been diagnosed with leukemia and was said to have been […]

The Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has confirmed that the mass deaths reported in Kano State were not from COVID-19 as some have alleged. In a statement on Sunday the Sarkin noted that he was informed by the State’s Ministry of Health that the ‘mysterious’ deaths earlier reported in Kano State were not as a […]

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