Death

Nollywood Actress Alex Okoli is bereaved. Looses her grand father

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nollywood actress Paschaline Alex Okoli is currently bereaved as she has just lost her grandfather who was 82 years of age. The actress who is still in shock after receiving the sad news disclosed that the year has been a tough one for her late granddad who struggled to stay alive but eventually lost the fight. According to her: “Yesterday, Thursday (July 19 2018) my grandfather died, he was 82years old. When I heard the news last night, it felt like someone punched me in the stomach. Friends and family have sent well wishes, but I don’t know how to respond. i just want to hide and block out the world for a week. i know that’s not reality. He battled so much to be alive this year. Even though everything inside of me feels like it’s in fire, I get the...

SAD NEWS: Nollywood Actor Ignis Ekwe is dead

CELEBRITY DEATH: Veteran Nollywood Actor Ignis Ekwe has been reported dead yesterday July 2nd 2018. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace! Nollywood Actress Yvonne Jegede shared the sad news on her Instagram page with these words: “Your little girls will miss you soooooooo much. Nollywood looses a gem. We have lost a rare one. My eyes are clouded, I want to scream but I can’t find my voice. #IgnisEkwe (Everyday People, Behind The Clouds, CockCrow At Dawn, Igodo and many more) #2ndJuly2018 #ADateToRemember Rest In Peace.” Before his death he was a Lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication, Federal Polytechnic,Auchi, Edo state. Some of his movies include: Everyday people, Igodo, Behind the clouds, cockcrow and many more. Our condolences to his family. May his gentle so...

Medical doctor dies after watching Nigeria vs Argentina match in Ebonyi state

NAIJA GIST: : Dr Emeka Ogah, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), has confirmed the death of one its consultants, Dr Canice Ebirim on Tuesday during the Super Eagles and Argentina match. Ogah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that reports reaching him suggested that Ebirim died within the period of the match. The CMD said that he received the news of his death at about 9 p.m. while the match was ongoing. Ogah said that a friend of the deceased informed him that Ebirim started behaving funny within that period: Ebirim’s friend said that the deceased started moving suspiciously and solicited for assistance which made him intervene and took him (Ebirim) to the hospital. Efforts made to revive him at our hospital proved abortive as he ...

SAD NEWS: Popular Nigerian Singer D’banj loses his one-year-old son

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian singer, entertainer and entrepreneur, D’banj and wife Lineo Didi Kilgrow have lost their one-year-old son, Daniel Oyebanjo III. The child reportedly drowned at a pool in the singer’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos on Sunday afternoon, the 24th of June 2018. His remains have been moved to a morgue in GRA Ikeja The news was gathered after the singer took to his Instagram page to post a black image this evening with caption: “Trying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful.” Celebrities devastated about the news, took to social media pages to mourn the death of Daniel who only celebrated his first birthday a month ago. Don Jazzy wrote – “Just heard the worst news in a long time.” Dbanjs manager Frank Amudo also wrote – “Tryi...

Bishop of Owerri loses daughter to gas explosion during Service

SHOCKING NEWS: Tragedy struck in Owerri as Tehila Nwaogu, the daughter of the Presiding Bishop of Praise Centre Incorporated in Owerri, Rev Stafford Nwaogu, died following the burns she sustained in a fire incident at their residence. The incident happened on June 3rd but Tehila was buried on June 9th on the day she was to celebrate her 24th birthday. A family source, told Southern City News on Tuesday that the remains of Tehila were buried amid tears on the day already set aside for her birthday celebration. He said the 24-year-old deceased was said to have been burnt beyond recognition following a gas flare from a cooking gas in the kitchen. Southern City News gathered that Tehila had finished conducting the first session of service on that ill- fated day and went back to the house to ha...

Legendary Musician Ras Kimono dies at the age of 60

CELEBRITY DEATH: Legendary musician, Ekeleke Elumelu better known as Ras Kimono is dead. He passed away yesterday morning Sunday June 10th, in Lagos. Metro News reports that he was scheduled to travel to the United States on Saturday night, but complained of not feeling too well. He was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, then later taken to Lagoon Hospital on the Island where he later gave up the ghost. Late Ras Kimoni was one of the veterans from the 90’s who continued to remain relevant on the music scene, mentoring and contributing to the Nigerian entertainment industry. The legend was born on May 9, 1958 in Delta State. He started his career, firstly as a student of Gbenoba Secondary School Agbor and later as a member of the legendary Jastix Reggae Ital, alongside Majek Fashek, Amos...

South African lady stabbed to death by her boyfriend for breaking up with him

SHOCKING GIST: A south African mother of 2 by the name Sheila was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend after she broke up with him. Wonders shall never cease! The sad news was shared by a tweeter user @segmotsot as he wrote: “She broke up with him. She posted she was stalked. No 1 took her serious. Last night, her boyfriend stabbed her to death. She broke up with him but he continued to stalk her. Yesterday, he uploaded her profile pic and killed her.” What a wicked world!

SAD NEWS: Mercy Johnson loses her beloved Mother

BREAKING NEWS: This is a sad moment for Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie and family as she just lost her dear mother. May her gentle soul rest in peace!

A Year Remembrance of late Actress Moji Olaiya

CELEBRITY MEMORIAL: It's already more than a year Nollywood Actress Moji Olaiya kicked the bucket. She died of cardiac arrest on May 17th, 2017.

Ponzi Scheme MMM founder Mavrodi Sergey dies of heart attack

BREAKING NEWS: Russian Business man and founder of MMM Ponzi Sceheme Mavrodi Sergey has passed away. He dies on Monday March 26th, at the age of 62. According to reports, he died after he was rushed to an hospital in Moscow, with pains in his chest. “The emergency team has failed to save his life. He died this morning” – Russia media reports. He created the company in 1992. It quickly gained popularity and became the largest financial pyramid in the history of Russia. In 2015, the ponzi scheme started in Nigeria when it launched a new website for Nigerians. The company decided to lower the standard and promised profit of 30% per month. In 2016, the number of people that signed up in Nigeria was about 2.4 million. They hoped it would give them a new money but unfortunately...

Leo loses his Mom 7 days after eviction from Big Brother Naija

SAD NEWS: Evicted Big Brother Naija Reality Show housemate Leo Dasilva has lost his dear mother Mrs RMO Sanni to the cold hands of death. May her gentle soul rest in peace!

Congolese man beats his wife to death after 2 years of marriage

SHOCKING GIST: A Congolese man by name Francis Mbuyi has killed his beautiful wife Lhynda after beating her mercilessly, for an undisclosed reason. What a wicked world!

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