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John Singleton Dead at 51

John Singleton is dead. He was the first African American to be nominated for a best director Oscar for his 1991 film, “Boyz n the Hood” which he wrote and directed. He was also the youngest nominee at 24. The groundbreaking filmmaker …

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Ex-Chief Justice Idris Kutigi Dies At Age 78

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi is dead. He was 78 years old. Niger state commissioner for Information, Danjuma Sallau said Kutigi died in a London Hospital. Idris Legho Kutigi was the chief justice of Nigeria between 2007 and …

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Joe Jackson Dies At Age 89

Joe Jackson, the father of music legends Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson has died at the age of 89. According to celebrity news website TMZ, Jackson passed away Wednesday morning after a terminal battle with pancreatic cancer. His death comes …

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Winnie Mandela Dies At Age 81

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ has died at the age of 81. Her Personal Assistant‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ who confirmed the veteran anti-apartheid activist’s death on Monday afternoon, April 2, said the family would be issuing a statement later in the day. Born in Bizana …

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Rose Marie, Star Of The Dick Van Dyke Show, Dies At 94

Rose Marie, known best for her portrayal of television writer Sally Rogers on the beloved CBS sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died, according to her official website. She was 94. A tweet from the actress’ official Twitter account shared the news …

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Cab Kills Ekpo Masquerade In Uyo

A masquerade has been knocked down by a hit-and-run driver, today, ten days to the end of the year. He is said to have been hit when the driver, who was in a high speed, tried to avoid another vehicle …

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Former Vice President, Alex Ekweme Dead At 85

A former vice president of Nigeria, Alex Ekwueme is dead. He was the country’s vice president from 1979-1983. He died on Sunday, November 19, in London around 10pm. He was aged 85. It was just about two months ago that …

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4 Facts You Should Know About Tagbo Umeike

If you are a Nigerian on social media, you’ll probably be asking the million dollar question, ‘Who Is Tagbo’? Yesterday, actress Caroline Danjuma took to social media to boldly accuse pop star, Davido and his crew of dumping his lifeless body at a General Hospital …

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Founder Of Playboy, Hugh Hefner Dead At 91

Hugh Hefner, the silk-robed Casanova whose Playboy men’s magazine popularized the term “centerfold,” glamorized an urbane bachelor lifestyle and helped spur the sexual revolution of the 1960s has died, the magazine said late Wednesday. He was 91. Hefner founded Playboy …

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Country Music Legend, Don Williams Dies At 78

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78. The Texan native passed away after a short illness, his publicist said. Williams began his solo career in 1971, …

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