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Generator Fumes Kill 7 Inside Studio  In Bayelsa

Generator Fumes Kill 7 Inside Studio In Bayelsa

Generator Fumes Kill 7 Inside Studio In Bayelsa About seven persons have reportedly lost their lives after inhaling fumes from a generating set inside a music studio along Transformer road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The deceased persons were said to be working in the studio, owned by one of them identified as Akpos Barakubo, when the incident happened on Monday night. According to the residents of the area, the crew members in the studio had worked into the midnight, putting on the generating set due to poor power supply, and slept off in the process. Daily Trust gathered that six…
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INEC Declares Hon. Isa Dogonyaro’s Position, 3 Others Vacant

INEC Declares Hon. Isa Dogonyaro’s Position, 3 Others Vacant

INEC Declares Hon. Isa Dogonyaro’s Position, 3 Others Vacant The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared vacant the Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa state vacated by Hon Isa Dogonyaro. Dogonyaro died on Friday, May, 10 in Abuja after a brief illness INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known while speaking at a quarterly consultative meeting with the media executive on Wednesday, May 15. The late lawmaker, elected on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform was the vice chairman of the House Committee on HIV/AIDS and Malaria Control in the 10th Assembly. Dogonyaro, who died at the age of…
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Another Veteran Nigerian Actress Is Dead

Another Veteran Nigerian Actress Is Dead

Another Veteran Nigerian Actress Is Dead (Photo) Veteran actress, Madam Elizabeth Evoeme, popularly known as Ovularia in the 80s TV sitcom, called ‘The New Masquerade’, is dead. Evoeme died at the age of 81. Her death came four and a half years after her rumoured death on November 5, 2019. Her death was announced in a statement by her family. According to the statement, the actress died in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital. The statement read, “Friends, fans, colleagues, the family of the legendary actress, Elizabeth Lizzy ‘Ovularia’ Evoeme, would like to notify the public, all those who loved her…
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Former Minister And Governorship Candidate Is Dead

Former Minister And Governorship Candidate Is Dead

Former Minister And Governorship Candidate Is Dead The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the last election in Delta State, Olorogun Barr Kenneth Omemavwa Gbagi, FNIM OON, is dead. Gbagi, a former minister of Education and an industrialist died at the age of 62. The Renowned Criminologist and senior lawyer died on Saturday, May 4th 2024. A statement signed by his eldest son, Chief Emuoboh Gbagi on behalf of the Gbagi family, said: “It is with profound sadness but gratitude to God, that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, husband, and brother, Olorogun (Barr.)…
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16 Travellers Burnt To Death In Enugu Road Crash

16 Travellers Burnt To Death In Enugu Road Crash

16 Travellers Burnt To Death In Enugu Road Crash Sixteen passengers onboard a Toyota Hummer bus were burnt beyond recognition when the bus burst into flames after plunging into a fence along Enugu/Opi/Nsukka Road in Ekwegbe in the Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday night.According to the police spokesman, the accident occurred at about 5:20pm, on Tuesday He said the passengers, who died in the crash, comprised 14 males and two females. According to him, the driver of the 18-seater bus…
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Ogbonnaya Onu: We Will Immortalize Former ABIA Governor – Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu

Ogbonnaya Onu: We Will Immortalize Former ABIA Governor – Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu

Press Release from the Office of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Abuja April 30, 2024 Onu, Eze projected image of Ndi Igbo- Reps' S/East caucus …We will immortalize former Abia governor -Kalu South East Caucus in the House of Representatives has eulogized the first civilian governor of Abia State and former minister of science and technology, late Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, saying he made Ndi Igbo of the South East proud in public service. The same glowing tribute is also paid to the former spokesman of the Senate, Senator Ayogu Eze who the caucus said projected the image of the…
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Former Nigerian Lawmaker And APC Elder Statesman Dies At 86

Former Nigerian Lawmaker And APC Elder Statesman Dies At 86

Former Nigerian Lawmaker And APC Elder Statesman Dies At 86 A Second Republic lawmaker and veteran Journalist, Sidi Ali, died on Thursday evening at the age of 86 in Kano State. Ali’s death was disclosed to our correspondent by a family member on Friday. The elder statesman, who is also the father of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s acting Director, Corporate Communication Department, Hakama Sidi Ali was devoted to the service of the nation, particularly in the realm of public information. A Human Rights activist and former lawmaker, Shehu Sanni who posted on his X handle on Friday, described the…
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Another Veteran Nollywood Actor Is Dead(See Photo)

Another Veteran Nollywood Actor Is Dead(See Photo)

Another Veteran Nollywood Actor Is Dead (See Photo) The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, has recently lost another prominent figure. Zulu Adigwe, a veteran Nollywood actor reportedly passed on Tuesday evening. His death was announced in an Instagram post by Movie producer, Stanley Nwoko. “I regret to announce the passing of a veteran actor, late Mr Zulu Adigwe. “What caused his death is yet to be reviewed. Rest in peace good actor,” he wrote. During his career, Adigwe was famous in the movies: “Living in Bondage”, “Breaking Free”, and many others. So far, Nollywood has lost six of its actors in…
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Jnr Pope: Gov Otti Commiserate With Families Of ABIA Indigenes Involved In Mishap, Orders their Exhumation

Jnr Pope: Gov Otti Commiserate With Families Of ABIA Indigenes Involved In Mishap, Orders their Exhumation

Following sad incident that occurred in Nollywood last week, the Executive Governor of Abia State Dr Alex Otti sent his heart felt condolence to the families of Abia State Indigines and others who were involved in the boat misshap that happened in Asaba. According to the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Pastor Caleb Ajagba(PhD), who confirmed that the Governor has released some money to enable the proper traditional rituals for the Abia state born creatives Mr Friday Okoroafor from Abam and Mr Joseph Anointing from Isialangwa for their bodies to be exhumed and brought back to their mother land.…
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Okwadike: A Man Of Peace With Unaccomplished Mission – Tribute By HRH Igwe Amb. David Kingston Okey-Dede

Okwadike: A Man Of Peace With Unaccomplished Mission – Tribute By HRH Igwe Amb. David Kingston Okey-Dede

OKWADIKE: A MAN OF PEACE WITH UNACCOMPLISHED MISSION - TRIBUTE BY HRH IGWE AMB. DAVID KINGSTON OKEY-DEDE My last encounter with Okwadike by HRH Eze Amb. David Kingston Okey-Dede I became close to Okwadike, His Exeellency Dr Chukwuemeka Ezife moment I started attending Eminent Elders Consultative Forum meeting which he Okwadike was the chairman gradually we became friends with numerous visits to his home and in one of my visit to his house on October 2023 to inform him about my upcoming Offala Festival which supposed to hold on the last Saturday of November but latter rescheduled to Saturday 2nd…
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