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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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Two actors die rehearsing TV series

Two actors fell off a bridge and died while working on the TV series “Sin Miedo a la Verdad,” Mexican network Televisa announced on Friday. Jorge Navarro Sánchez and Luis Gerardo Rivera were rehearsing a scene Thursday when the incident took place, Televisa said in a statement. “Our prayers are with the families of Jorge […]

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Sad News: Nigerian musician, Sky B is dead

According to reports, the “Ma bebe” crooner was found unconscious in the early hours of today at his residence in Owerri, Imo State. Sources claimed he was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead. It was later revealed that he had suffered a heart attack.

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Sad News: Mad Melon of Danfo Drivers is dead

One half of veteran Nigerian music duo, Danfo Drivers passed away last night at a hospital in Ajegunle, Lagos, after a battle with an illness. Nigerian musician, Daddy Showkey announced the death on his Instagram page. The late musician, Omeofa Oghene, popularly known as “Mad Melon” reportedly died on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. Watch the […]

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Grammy-Award winner LaShawn Daniels dies in car crash

LaShawn Daniels, 41, Grammy- Award winning songwriter cum producer, has died after a fatal accident on Tuesday in South Carolina. Daniels who was Micheal Jackson and Beyonce’ s songwriter’s death was announced by his publicist Mr Jojo Pada. According to Pada, Daniels died as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He added […]

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‘Fastest woman on four wheels’ dies trying to break her own record

Race car driver Jessi Combs, who earned the title of the “fastest woman on four wheels” after she set a record with a jet-powered car, died Tuesday while trying to beat a land speed record, officials said. Combs died Tuesday in Alvord Desert in southeast Oregon, the Harney County Sheriff’s Office said. She was 39. […]

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Young couple killed while leaving their wedding ceremony (Photos)

Minutes after their wedding ceremony, a young Texas couple was killed in a car collision as they were leaving the courthouse, CNN affiliate KFDM reported. Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, were killed in the town of Orange, more than 20 miles east of Beaumont, Texas. They pulled out of the parking lot and were merging […]

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Top African star dies in motorbike crash

Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique says. The 33-year-old died early on Monday. He has […]

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Nollywood actor drowns in swimming pool

A fast-rising Nollywood screenwriter, actor and director, Kagho Akpor, reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, on Tuesday. His older brother, Idhebor, also a popular Lagos-based filmmaker, broke the news on Facebook on Wednesday. Both brothers co-owned a film production company called ‘BCBLUNT Films’. The deceased was one […]

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Nigeria’s first supermodel dies at 64

Nigeria’s first supermodel, Yemi Fawaz, is dead. She was 64 years old. Fawaz, who pioneered professional modelling in Nigeria, died in the United States on Wednesday. The cause of death was not made public. Fawaz’s daughter, Magadelene Oluwatosin, broke the news on Facebook. ‘’It is with great sadness that I am announcing the passing of […]

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Nollywood Loses Another Veteran Actor

Veteran Nollywood actor Ifeanyi Ikenga, popularly known as Elder Danda is Dead. According to reports, he died few days ago in Enugu, after battling stroke for years. Ace movie director and a member of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, DGN, Chima Okoroji, who confirmed his death said the late actor would be greatly missed.  

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