Popular journalist, Tijani Kayode is dead

Prominent Nigerian Journalist, Tijani Kayode, has passed away after a prolonged battle with an undisclosed illness.

Tijani, who had been fighting the illness since 2019, died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) on Wednesday.

Tijani was born on July 7, 1968.

He was also an archivist of Nigerian sports history.

His journey began at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), where he earned his diploma in 1989.

A the age of 24, he assumed the role of editor at FAME magazine.

He worked at different news platforms including Guardian Nigeria, Complete Sports, and Africa Soccer.

According to Islamic customs, Tijani will be buried at the Atan Cemetery in Lagos at 2 pm on Thursday.

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