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Another ‘corper’ collapses during Ooni’s visit to orientation camp

Another corps member has slumped at the National Youth Service Corps Orientation Camp in Ede, Osun State. The corps member slumped on Monday when the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was addressing corps members at the camp. During his speech, the Ooni

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Scandal-tainted ‘mayoress of Spain’ dies under graft cloud

Rita Barbera, a scandal-tainted stalwart of Spain’s ruling People’s Party (PP) and mayor of the Mediterranean city of Valencia for 24 years, died of a heart attack in Madrid on Wednesday in a hotel near parliament. An unmistakable figure in

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Janet Reno, first U.S. woman attorney general, dies aged 78

Janet Reno, the first woman U.S. attorney general who served eight tumultuous years with President Bill Clinton, has died aged 78. Reno’s goddaughter, Gabrielle D’Alemberte, said she succumbed to complications of Parkinson’s disease early on Monday in Miami. The blunt-spoken

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Mike Towell dies aged 25 after suffering injury on Thursday

Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after he was seriously injured in a bout on Thursday night. The 25-year-old suffered a fifth-round loss to Dale Evans in a St Andrews Sporting Club fight at the Radisson Blu Hotel

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Former IG of police dies at 85

PRESS RELEASE   DEMISE OF A FORMER IGP ETIM OKON INYANG A Former Inspector General of Police ‘IGP’ Sir Etim Okon Inyang passes on at the age of 85 years. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM,

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Former Israeli PM and president Shimon Peres dies aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago

The former Israeli PM and president, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93. He suffered a stroke two weeks ago and his condition improved before a sudden deterioration on Tuesday. His son Chemi led tributes to “one of the founding fathers

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Joao Havelange: Former Fifa president and IOC member dies aged 100

Former Fifa president Joao Havelange has died at the age of 100. The Brazilian was predecessor to Sepp Blatter at world football’s governing body, serving from 1974 to 1998. He resigned as Fifa’s honorary president in April 2013 following an

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Dalian Atkinson dies after being Tasered in Telford by police

Former footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a Taser by police in Shropshire. West Mercia Police said officers responded to a report of concern for the safety of a man at about 01:30 BST in the Trench

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Chris Amon: Former Ferrari driver dies from cancer at the age of 73

Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon has died at the age of 73. Amon had been suffering from cancer in recent years and died in hospital in his native New Zealand on Wednesday, his family confirmed. He competed in Formula One

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South African rally driver Gugu Zulu dies on Kilimanjaro

South African rally driver Gugu Zulu has died while attempting to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Mr Zulu, 38, was on a Nelson Mandela-linked charity trip to raise funds to buy sanitary towels for girls. Mr Zulu and his wife

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