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Sam Nda-Isaiah’s Death Is A Blow To The Journalism Profession – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu

Bola Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Sen. Bola Tinubu has come out to mourn late publisher of the Leadership Newspapers, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah.

He recently shared his condolence message through his media aide, Mr Tunde Rahman.

According to him, Nda-Isaiah was a courageous, conscientious journalist and columnist, and his death is very shocking.

He added that Sam becoming the founder of the Leadership Newspapers in 2001 was an audacious move, and his death is a big blow to the journalism profession.

His words, “He was a friend and associate. We had built a cordial relationship long before we founded the APC together with others and before he contested for the presidential ticket at the primaries of our party in 2014.

“As a journalist and columnist, he was bold, courageous, and conscientious.

“As a pharmacist, he made an audacious move when he founded the Leadership Newspapers in 2001.”

“Nda-Isaiah was not only a newspaper publisher, he was also an entrepreneur with varied business interests.

“His death is a blow to the journalism profession, which he served with all his heart.”


Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born 29 March 1952), is a Nigerian politician and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress. He had previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007.

Tinubu was born on 29 March 1952 in Osun State, Nigeria. His mother, Abibatu Mogaji( iyaloja of Lagos), Secondary school education Unknown

He attended St. John’s Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children’s Home School in Ibadan, South West of Nigeria. Tinubu then went to the United States in 1975, where he studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, and then at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

He is a Muslim. Tinubu is married to Oluremi Tinubu, the current Senator of the Lagos Central Senatorial District. His nephew, Adewale Tinubu is the CEO of Oando Plc. His mother, Chief Abibatu Mogaji, died on 15 June 2014 at the age of 96. On 31 October 2017, his son Jide Tinubu had a heart attack while in London and was later confirmed dead.

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