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New Telegraph Editor is dead

The New Telegraph Newspaper Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, is dead.

Bakare, The Nation learnt, died on Sunday after a brief illness.

He was formerly with The Punch before switching to the New Telegraph newspaper.

The late Bakare was a regular face on Television Continental (TVC) Journalists Hangout.

According to his brother, Bakare succumbed to an illness he battled in the last two weeks.

He said his janazah (funeral) may hold today (Monday) being a Muslim.

The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has condoned with the family and prays Allah grant him aljana firdaous.

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