Nigerian billionaire oil magnate dies at 75

Nigerian billionaire oil magnate dies at 75

- One of Nigeria's richest oil magnates Chief Anthony Enukeme has died at the age of 75

- The billionaire businessman died on Monday night, June 8, after a brief illness

- He was unable to go for his yearly routine health checks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The chief executive of Tonimas Oil and Gas Group and one of Nigeria's richest oil magnates, Chief Anthony Enukeme, has died at the age of 75.

He died on Monday night, June 8, after a brief illness.

According to a family source, who spoke with The Nation, the deceased used to travel overseas every year for routine health checks but was unable to travel this year due to the pandemic.

Legit.ng notes that the family source said Enukeme died because of the travel ban occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

Nigerian billionaire oil magnate dies at 75

Chief Anthony Enukeme. Photo credit: The Nation
Source: UGC

According to report, the deceased had been the chairman of traditional prime ministers in Anambra state for a long time.

In other news, the spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has rescued a woman who was detained in the hospital over her inability to clear her bill after giving birth to quadruplet.

The cleric cleared the N1.5 million hospital bill, after which he gave the couple the sum of N2 million to inject in their business.

Nigerians, a Facebook page, shared the man of God's kind gestures and also shared the pictures of the couple and those of their benefactor.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a lady identified as Akunna Nwala had explained the circumstances surrounding the death of a Bayelsa billionaire pastor, Keniebi Okoko.

Nwala took to her Instagram page to shed light on the matter after some media reports claimed that she took Pastor Keniebi to a cosmetic surgeon for liposuction without the knowledge and consent of his wife.

According to Nwala, the late pastor and his wife reached out to her to recommend cosmetic surgeons for them in Nigeria, which she did.

She said: "I certainly had knowledge of a few such physicians in Lagos on the basis of my respectable standing and good influence in the beauty industry in Lagos and in addition owing a beauty spa where non evasive procedures are carried out."

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