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Nigerian Veteran Journalist And Columnist Peter Enahoro Is Dead



Popular Nigerian veteran journalist and one of Nigeria’s most celebrated columnists, Peter Enahoro, is dead.

Enahoro, popularly known by his pen name, Peter Pan, died in London, the United Kingdom on Monday, aged 88.

The development was announced in a terse statement by Nigeria’s foremost female journalist, Ms Bunmi Sofola.

The statement read in part, “Regret to announce the passing on of our iconic journalist Peter Enahoro “Peter Pan” today in London at the age of 88. RIP.

“Also known by the pen name of “Peter Pan” because of his popular column in New African magazine under that name. He has been described as ‘perhaps Africa’s best-known international journalist’”.

He was born Peter Osajele Aizegbeobor Enahoro on 21 January 1935 to a political family of Enahoro in Uromi, Edo State, Nigeria. His Esan parents were educator Asuelimen Okotako Enahoro and Princess Inibokun (née Okojie).

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