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7 Journalists Die In Nigeria In Less Than 7 Days



About Seven journalists from Nigeria have been confirmed dead in the last seven days. The journalists worked with different media houses and died from different sicknesses.

See below for their names, media firm, date of death and what sickness they died from.

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Nkiruka Udoh, a Crime and Defense Correspondent at the Africa Independent Television was said to have died of complications from fibroid operation.

Mr. Hugo Odiogor, is a popular foreign affairs analyst and ex-Chairman, Vanguard Editorial Board. Odiogor died on Saturday, June 20, after a protracted illness which had seen him travel to India.

Azeez Sanni, who was a Cartoonist at The Nation Newspaper, died after battling with a liver problem.

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Naomi Uzor, a correspondent on the Business Desk at Vanguard Newspaper reportedly died from complications related to high blood pressure.

Dan Foster died on June 17. His wife Lovina confirmed to Channels TV that he was tested for COVID-19 and the result came back positive one day before his death.

A reporter from the Media Project and Independent Newspapers, Aramide Praise Oikelome, as well as Xavier Ndayongmong a Crime Editor at Daily Independent sadly made the list.


SOURCE: AfricaCelebrities.Com