Dr. Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, the founder and executive chairman of Complete Communications Limited, Publishers of Complete Sports newspapers, SuccessDigest and other online publications is dead.
POLITICS NIGERIA learnt that Ojeagbase passed away at the weekend in Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia after a brief illness. He was 71.
Ojeagbase was the pioneer sports editor of The Guardian newspapers at the media organisation’s inception in 1983. It was from there that he went on to become the pioneer publisher of sports news in Nigeria when he established Sports Souvenir, a weekly newspaper in 1984.
Late Ojeagbase is credited to have contributed immensely to sports journalism, publishing, business mentorship and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
He is survived by his wife, his children – both biological and adopted – as well as grandchildren and other relatives.
Tributes have been pouring in for late Ojeagbase.
This newspaper gathered that burial arrangements will be announced soon by the family.