Tag: Dies

Babalola Borishade, Former Education Minister, Dies In London

Babalola Borishade, former minister of education, has died in a London hospital after a brief illness. According to NAN, the deceased was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was said to be lung and heart related.[Read More…]

Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, and former coach of the team, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, is dead, his family has announced. The 54-year-old died of Cardiac arrest in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8. “With thanksgiving to God, the Ogbuenyi Fredrick Keshi family of Illah in Oshimili North[Read More…]

How Nigeria’s Minister Of Labour And Employment James Ocholi Died Along With His Son

Minister of state for Labour and employment James Ocholi (SAN) is dead. He died in a ghastly motor accident on his way to Kaduna on Sunday Along with his son. The the minister’s wife and son were also in the ill-fated car including his aide-de-camp. Ocholi is from Kogi state.[Read More…]

Former Education Minister, Aja-Nwachukwu Dies At 63

Aja-Nwachukwu, who was Education Minister from July 26, 2007 – December 17, 2008, passed on while receiving treatment at an Israeli hospital. The former minister’s younger brother, Festus Aja-Nwachukwu, who confirmed the death while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, said his elder brother[Read More…]

Emir Of Gusau, Kabir Danbaba, Dies At 91

by Deji Abiodun Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Kabir Danbaba, has died at the age of 91 in Abuja, Zamfara Commissioner for Information Ibrahim Magaji confirms. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commiserates with the government and people of Zamfara State on the death today of the highly revered Emir of Gusau, Alhaji[Read More…]

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Dies At 90

Saudi Arabia’s king, Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz has died, according to Saudi Arabia’s royal officials. His death comes weeks after he was admitted to the hospital for a lung infection. The 90-year-old king, who got on the throne in 2005, has already been succeeded by his 79-year-old half-brother, Salam. Abdullah bin[Read More…]

Singer Joe Cocker Dies Aged 70

Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles’ With A Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70. The singer song-writer from Sheffield had a career lasting more than 40 years with hits including You Are So Beautiful and Up Where We Belong. His agent Barrie[Read More…]