Iconic journalist Peter Pan dies at 88 years

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One of Nigeria’s iconic journalists, Peter Enahoro, popularly known as Peter Pan, is dead.

Enahoro, born January 21, 1935, was said to have died in London, United Kingdom on Sunday.

The 88-year-old journalist, author, businessman and publisher was known by the pen name Peter Pan because of his popular column in New African magazine.

One of Nigeria’s foremost female journalist, Ms Bunmi Sofola, also confirmed Enahoro’s death.

The statement read in part, “Regret to announce the passing on of our iconic journalist Peter Enahoro “Peter Pan” today in London at the age of 88. RIP.

“Also known by the pen name of “Peter Pan” because of his popular column in New African magazine under that name. He has been described as ‘perhaps Africa’s best-known international journalist’”.

Born January 21, 1935, Enahoro was a journalist, author, businessman and publisher.

The deceased columnist was one of the pioneers of Nigerian journalism and became editor of the Daily Times at a young age.

Enahoro attended the prestigious Government College, Ughelli (in present-day Delta State).

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