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BREAKING: Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died. It was learned he died on Wednesday evening after falling critical ill at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. “Yes, he is dead. May his soul rest in peace,” an...

Veteran Actor, Pa Kasumu Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He was 66. The actor died on Sunday afternoon. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a lifeline for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. Pa...

Mayegun of Yoruba Land Commiserates With Late Victor Olaiya Family

The Mayegun of Yorubaland, Dr. Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, has commiserated with the family of Dr Victor Olaiya, the iconic highlife musician, who died earlier today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba. He was 89. In a statement released by the media office of the Mayegun, he said, “Indeed, Sir Victor Olaiya’s death, though...

ThisDay MD, Eniola Bello, loses mum

Managing Director, ThisDay Newspaper, Eniola Bello, has lost his mother, Julianah Lawrence. Mrs Lawrence died on December 23 aged 86. Her death was announced on Christmas Day by the family. “Born in Odolu Kabba, Kogi State on August 18, 1933, the deceased touched many lives in the community with her life of generosity, kindness and self-sacrifice,” the...

Veteran actor; Alabi Yellow dies after stroke attack

The popular Yoruba actor, aged 62, died in the early hours of today ,according to City News sources. The news of Alabi Yellow’s death was announced today, by the President & CEO of City News Group, Sola Adeyemo. Adeyemo announced that the actor, who was born, Samuel Oludayo Akinpelu, has suffered a partial stroke shortly after...

Confession Of Mortuary Attendant Arrested For Robbing The Dead

Police in Lagos have arrested a mortuary worker, Tayo Salami, for allegedly stealing one expensive mobile telephone and gold necklace from a deceased woman. The mortuary attendant, who was arrested by men of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) allegedly, stole the items when the body of the woman was given to...

News In A Flash – Policeman Shoots Wife, Self To Death In Lagos

A policeman over the weekend shot his wife dead at the Ikoyi Prison barracks, Lagos, during a scuffle. The policeman with an unknown identity was said to have thereafter, shot himself in the head and died on the spot. Report said that the argument was as a result of his wife, (a Prison warder) threatening...