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Veteran Comic Actor, Baba Suwe Is Dead

Veteran Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina fondly referred to as Baba Suwe is dead. The news of his death was confirmed by the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin. It was gathered that the actor died yesterday. In an exclusive interview with […]

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Eight Dead, Many Injured At Travis Scott’s Concert

Members of a densely packed crowd surged toward a stage and were crushed against each other at a Houston music festival Friday night. At least eight people were killed and scores of others were injured in the chaos, witnesses and officials said. The victims were aged 14, 16, two were 21, two were 23 and […]

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Nollywood Loses Another Actor

Veteran actor, Joshua Johnson is dead. The actor reportedly died of an undisclosed illness on Thursday. His colleague, Abel Alechenu, announced his death via his Instagram page, noting he was devastated by the sad news.

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Tears As Family Buries Four Children Who Died After ‘Suya’ Meal

Tears flowed on Saturday as four of the seven children who died after allegedly eating Suya were buried in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. The four victims are Kelechi Chibuzor, 12; Sunday Chibuzor, 10; Oluomachi Chibuzor, 8; and Kingsley Chibuzor, 3. The children died on August 25. Punch Metro learnt that the actual cause of the death was […]

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Nollywood Loses Another Popular Actor

Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, has passed on. The actor reportedly died on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 after being ill for months. A friend announced his death on Facebook.

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‘This is tough on me’: Singer Tiwa Savage Loses Father

Singer Tiwa Savage’s father has passed on. The songwriter confirmed her father’s demise on Monday, describing him as a courageous man.  She said her father died in the early hours of yesterday, according to a post on her Instagram handle. “You fought till the very end, you really fought daddy, it’s been rough for you […]

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Former Nigerian Beauty Queen Shot Dead In The U.S

A former Nigerian beauty queen and doctorate student in the United States, Najeebat Sule, was shot multiple times by a yet-to-be-identified gunman in Philadelphia, United States, local media quote local police as saying. Fox29 Philadelphia reported that the unknown assailant opened fire on the 24-year-old model while she was sitting in her car on March 12 […]

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Nicki Minaj’s father killed by hit and run driver

The 64-year-old father of the rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police said. Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6.15pm on Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau county police said. The accident happened so quickly […]

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My younger brother’s death a rude shock – Zeb Ejiro

Veteran producer, Zeb Ejiro has described the sudden demise of his younger brother, Chico Ejiro as ‘a rude shock’ adding that ‘I am ‘short of words.’ Chico Ejiro died in the early hours of Friday from a seizure. He had just concluded directing his new movie on Christmas Eve. Zeb, who was still gripped with […]

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Heartbreaking: Nollywood Actress Ada Ameh Loses Only Child

Popular actress, Ada Ameh, notably known for her role as Emu in the family sitcom, The Johnsons, has lost her only child, Aladi. The actress who is known to dote over her only daughter took to her verified Instagram account to share the sad news. She, however, reassured her fans that she would remain strong. […]

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Colleagues, fans pay tributes to Nigerian musician who died of COVID-19

Colleagues and fans of Nigerian-British rapper, Ben Chijioke aka TY, have paid tribute to the artist who died after contracting coronavirus. The rapper died at the age of 47 on May 7, in the United Kingdom. His death was announced by Diane Laidlaw. According to Laidlaw, TY was admitted to hospital with complications related to […]

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Grammy-Nominated US Gospel Singer Dies Of COVID-19

An American gospel singer, Troy Sneed, has passed away after suffering complications from COVID-19. According to Sneed’s publicist, Bill Carpenter, who broke the news, Sneed died in the early hours of Monday at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. The late singer began his early music days with the Georgia mass choir where he featured prominently […]

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Davido’s fiancée, Chioma, tests positive for coronavirus

Nigerian singer David Adeleke, aka Davido, has said his fiancée, Chioma, tested positive for coronavirus. Davido disclosed this via his verified Instagram account on Friday evening. Read below:

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Hip-Hop Legend loses daughter in car crash

Legendary music producer, Eric B, has lost his daughter, Erica Barrier, who died after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident in Connecticut. After being involved in a collision with a truck on Sunday, Eric B’s daughter Erica Barrier died on Monday. Barrier was 28-years-old and since the news of her passing many artists in […]

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Lawyer mourns young couple who reportedly died in Lagos gas plant explosion

A Nigerian lawyer, Victor Nkemjika, has taken to Twitter to mourn a couple who died in the explosion that rocked the Abule Ado axis of Lagos state on Sunday March 15th. According to friends of the couple, the deceased husband was an only son while the deceased lady was an only daughter of her parents. […]

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Principal, 16 others killed, 50 houses razed in Lagos gas plant explosion

No fewer than 17 persons have been confirmed dead and 25 others injured after a gas explosion rocked the Abule-Ado area, near the International Trade Fair Complex, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State on Sunday. More than 50 buildings in the area were impacted by the explosion, as hundreds of residents were rendered […]

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Nollywood loses another great actor

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu is dead. The President of the Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr Bolaji Amusan, aka Mr Latin, confirmed Kasumu’s death to Punch. Amusan said Kasumu died Sunday afternoon. “Yes, he died this (Sunday) afternoon. He is a good man who lived […]

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Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles, celebrity website TMZ reported, saying five people are confirmed dead in the incident, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it crashed and burst into flames, according to reports. The five-time NBA champion was […]

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