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Coach Steve Onishola Dies 24 Hours After Orisabunmi, His Sister’s Death
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Coach Steve Onishola Dies 24 Hours After Orisabunmi, His Sister’s Death

Coach Steve Onishola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin, is dead. Onishola died barely 24 hours after his younger sister, Folake Aremu, a Nollywood actress, popularly called Orisabunmi, died at 60. The State Chairman of the association, Dr. Joseph Adeyemo, confirmed the death in Ilorin on Thursday. The late basketball coach was said to have passed on at 71 on Thursday in Illorin, following a brief illness. The deceased was the Manager of Falcons on different occasions before he was appointed the club’s technical director. He was part of the Falcons’ team that secured promotion for the club to the elite division in 2013. He was also a member of the Silver-winning team at the 2018 edition of the Kwese Premier League. Onishola was also am...
Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60
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Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60

The Nigerian film industry is mourning the death of veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi.   Her death was confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, known as Mr. Latin.   According to Mr. Latin, the actress died on Tuesday night, January 5. She was 60.   The cause of her death wasn't revealed.   Tunde Ola-Yusuff, another TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuff also stated that the actress “ left without a goodbye” in a post on social media.   “Really a shock on everyone Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous,” Tunde added.     The news of her death comes four months after her ex-husband, Ji...

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