Who was Sunny Ojeagbase and what was his cause of death?: The demise news of Emmanuel Sunny Ojeagbase, executive chairman and the founder of Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports and Success Digest is making the headlines of the newspaper. The death news of the veteran was officially confirmed by his family. As per the report, the news of the demise of the veteran was declared in the statement by Julius Ojeagbase, one of his children, on Monday morning (28th February 2022). The statement released on Monday reads that Mr. Ojeagbase who was also the publisher of Success Digest and other online publications passed away on Saturday, 22nd February 2022. Follow More Update On Phoosi.com
Who was Sunny Ojeagbase?
Julius stated his father passed away in Atlanta, United States of America, on Saturday, and the cause of his death is mentioned due to a brief illness. At the time of his demise, the veteran was 71 years old. As indicated in the released statement, the late Ojeagbase hailed from Uzebba, Iuleha in Owan West of Edo State. Famously known as Sunny Ojeagbase or (simply “S.O.”) prior to that the added Emmanuel to his name.
The late media businessman broke into the national consciousness as the pioneer publisher of sports news in Nigeria when he founded Sports Souvenir weekly newspaper in the year 1984. Prior to that, he was a retired soldier of the Nigerian Army who cut his teeth in sports journalism as a stringer at the Daily Times newspapers in the mid-1970s.
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Through sheer talent, determination, and hard work, Mr. Ojeagbase blossomed very fastly was appointed sports editor of Sunday Concord newspapers at the beginning of the year 1980 and sports editor of The Guardian newspaper also at the starting of the year 1983. He steps down from The Guardian in the year 1984 to follow his dream as a businessman. Between the years 1984 and 1994, Mr Ojeagbase launched many other pioneering sports titles including Complete Football International (CFI), Complete Football magazine, and International Soccer Review (ISR) into the Nigerian sports market.
Seriously, the Complete Football titles played very prominent roles in making sure the first appearance of Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup at USA 1994 as well as the football Gold media of the country win at the Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games also in the United States of America. Between those two historic events in Nigerian sports, Mr. Ojeagbase introduced Complete Sports as the Number One daily sports newspaper in Nigeria in the year 1995. Also in the year 1994, Mr. Ojeagbase co-established with his wife, Esther Ojeagbase, the Success Attitude Development Centre (SADC) with a mission and vision to teach young Nigerian businessmen how to begin, run and make a success of their businesses.