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Chadwick Boseman Honored by Howard University with Renamed College After 1-Year Death Anniversary

Chadwick Boseman Honored by Howard University

Chadwick Boseman’s memory will live on at Howard University’s campus.

On Thursday, the university revealed the first look at the Chadwick Boseman College of Fine Arts on Instagram.

“Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts Installation. Yesterday, the letters were installed over the now official Chadwick  Boseman College of Fine Arts. An icon in his own right who has left an immeasurable legacy for the next generation. Thank you Mr. Boseman,” the university wrote in the caption of a video detailing the installation.

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In May, the university announced it would rename its college of fine arts after the Oscar-nominated actor, who graduated from the university in 2000.

Boseman spent considerable time advocating for the college to be reinstated, both while attending the school and after he graduated.

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Artiste And Ex Mr Universe, Slami Ifeanyi Shot Dead In Anambra

Nigerian singer, songwriter and ex-Mr Universe, Mr Slami Ifeanyi, is dead.

He was gunned down by assailants in Anambra State on Sunday.

The news of the singer’s death was revealed in a video released on social media on Tuesday.

In the video, the lifeless body of the singer is seen hanging from the car in a pool of blood.

Mr Ifeanyi was said to be driving alone in his Lexus car when he was attacked and killed at Umubere in Akwa, the state capital.

There are torrents of condolences by his fans on Tuesday.

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Okposo Didn’t Slump But Died In His Sleep- Manager

The project manager of late Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo, Hillary Vincent has debunked  media reports claiming the Wellu Wellu crooner slumped and died on Friday, November 25.

The veteran gospel artiste passed away last Friday, with several reports claiming he slumped.

But setting the records straight, Vincent in an interview with Punch, said late Okposo died in his sleep.

“It is not true that Sammie slumped and died. That report is false.

”At the right time, the family will set the records straight.

“But, I can tell you authoritatively that he did not slump. Rather, he just did not wake up from his sleep.

As regards the funeral arrangements, the details will be made known by the family. But right now, they are still in grief and mourning the departed singer.” he said

The 51-year-old singer left behind his wife, Ozzy, and children.

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Buhari Mourns Late Gospel Artiste, Sammie Okposo

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with family, friends, and professional associates of renowned gospel singer, Sammie Okposo.

The President in a condolence message issued by his media aide, Mr Femi Adesina, said the demise of the singer on Friday has left many in Nigeria and across the world severely shocked.

Buhari commiserated with the Christian community, particularly Okposo’s colleagues in gospel music and the younger generation, who had over the years identified with his elevating style of praise and worship.

The president noted the unique platform of worship created by Okposo, Okposo Praise Party, his creative contributions to the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, and the inspiring role he played in grooming talents and mentoring them to stardom.

Buhari prayed for the repose of the musician’s soul, urging the family to find solace in his investments of love.

(NAN)

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