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Chief Sunny Okogwu Dead: Maryam Babangida Elder Brother Dies Of Liver Disease At Age 87

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Nigeria’s Richest Insurance Broker Chief Sunny Okogwu Dies

Chief Sunny Okogwu Dead: Maryam Babangida Elder Brother Dies Of Liver Disease At Age 87

A top business man in Delta state, Chief Okogwu has died.

Okogwu Sunny, the elder brother of late Maryam Babangida gave up the ghost on Monday at his home in Asaba Delta state after a short time battle with liver disease.

He was born on the 20th of March 1931 in Calabar Cross Rivers state.

Okogwu was crowned the Ide Ahaba of Asaba few years ago.

Considered the richest Insurance broker in the country, he founded Robert Dyson Diket Insurance Brokerage Firm  in the 80s before he ventured into media business.

He was the publisher of now-defunct Post Express Newspapers.

The deceased is survived by his beautiful wife Theresa Okogwu and 9 grown children.

May  his soul rest in peace.



  1. Kenneth Nwabulu

    November 7, 2018 at 4:07 AM

    rip sir. hope you have paid all your workers

  2. Nduka

    November 7, 2018 at 6:35 AM

    who are referring to Sunny Odogwu or Sunny Okogwu? I think there are two different persons.

  3. Fifelomo

    November 7, 2018 at 7:40 AM


  4. Rosebud

    January 20, 2019 at 3:59 PM

    Ide Ahaba is Sunny Odogwu, and isn’t related to Maryam Babangida. Sunny Okongwu is Maryam’s brother and owner of Black Gold Group.

    Ide Ahaba is an industrialist, publisher and Insurance guru. Sunny Okongwu was in the crude oil business and is IBB’s brother in law.

    • Milford Boston

      January 25, 2023 at 12:45 AM

      Thanks, Sonny is my grandfather!!

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