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Olusegun Adeniyi

Olusegun Adeniyi, as chairman, editorial board, Thisday  newspapers. Adeniyi, who served as senior special adviser to the late President Umaru Yar’Adua,  for nearly three years ... Full story

Arthur Christopher Mbanefo

Arthur Christopher Mbanefo, chartered accountant, diplomat and businessman, 81, June 11. Born in Onitsha, Anambra State, he was educated at St Patrick’s College, ... Full story

Sule John Salihu

Sule John Salihu, administrator, civil servant, 58, June 16. Born in Adavi, Kogi State, he attended Government Secondary School, Dekina, Kogi State; Ahmadu ... Full story

Sam Amuka-Pemu

Sam Amuka-Pemu, journalist, publisher, 76, June 13. Born in Delta State, he was the first editor, Spear magazine, a Daily Times Publication; editor, Sunday Times, ... Full story

Sam Egwu

Sam Egwu, former governor of Ebonyi State, 57, June 20. Born in Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu local government of Ebonyi State, he was the head ... Full story

Ado Bayero

Ado Bayero, retired police officer, diplomat and the emir of Kano, 79, June 15. Born in Kano State, he was educated at the Zaria ... Full story

Anthony Olubunmi Okogie

Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, cardinal and Catholic archbishop of Lagos, 75, June 16. Born in Lagos, he was educated at the Holy Cross School, ... Full story

Osita Chukwuemeka Eze

Osita Chukwuemeka Eze, immediate past director-general, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, NIIA. He was aged 71 years. Eze, a professor of law, had ... Full story

Chukwuemeka Okwuosa

Chukwuemeka Okwuosa, legal practitioner, consultant, managing partner, Chancery Associates, 49, June 7.  A native of Oguta, Oguta local government area, Imo State, he was educated ... Full story

Mohammed Yahaya

Mohammed Yahaya, retired Air Vice Marshal, 69, June 28. Born in Adoka, Otukpo local government area, Benue State, he was educated at Arizona ... Full story

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Ihuoma Mambo Atanga

Filmmaker of Nigerian/Cameroonian descent, Ihuoma Mambo Atanga, T