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Professor Tam David-West Former Government Minister Passes On

On Monday, Professor Tam David-West Nigerian academic, author, and former Petroleum Minister passed away on Monday 11th November at University College Hospital Ibadan.   David-West was born in Buguma, Kalabari, in what is now Rivers State. He received his higher education at the University of Ibadan (1956–1958) and earned a BSc degree at Michigan State University (1958 ...Read more
2019-11-12
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Isaac Promise: Former Nigerian International Footballer Dead at 31

Tributes have been pouring in after the announcement Isaac Promise's death by his American football team Austin Gold. Aged 31, it was announced he passed on Wednesday evening, the cause of death not specified. Austin Bold have since posptponed their game on Saturday due to the news. The club's chairman, Bobby Epstein, said: 'The greatest loss a team can suffer is not on the score ...Read more
2019-10-04
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  • Sports

APC National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, issues statement on Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu's Death

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued a statement on the death of his cousin and former Head of Service in Lagos State, Alhaji Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu, 75, who passed after a brief illness. Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu Bola Tinubu’s statement reads as follows: “It was with a heavy heart that I received the news of t ...Read more
2019-09-06
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  • Politics

Former President Sani Abacha

Biography and profile of President and General Sani Abacha. President of Nigeria 1993 to 1998.   General Sani abacha was the de facto President of Nigeria from 1993 to 1998. He led a very controversial regime and was lambasted for widespread human rights abuse and an immense looting of the country's resources and treasury. He was a Nigerian army general and a politician.   ...Read more
2019-09-03
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Former Ghana international and 'fan favorite' Junior Agogo dies at 40

A former international footballer for Ghana and a number of English football clubs has died at the age of 40. Junior Agogo, played 27 times for Ghana's national team, scoring 11 goals. In 2008 he scored the winning goal as Ghana beat Nigeria in the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations, though the Black Stars were then beaten in the semifinals by Cameroon. However, in the tou ...Read more
2019-08-24
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