Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, the exceptional and good humored Publisher of Leadership Group of Newspapers, is dead.
Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah who died at 58, was until his death on Friday, one of Nigeria’s frontline media commentators, news aggregators, businessmen, pharmacists and top-notch media entrepreneurs.
Sources at Leadership newspaper told The New Diplomat that the avuncular journalist, might have developed complications arising from illness associated with COVID-19.
Mr Nda-Isaiah is believed to have died at an isolation centre in Gwagwalada, the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), Abuja.
At 58, the late publisher had accomplished so much before his unfortunate demise. Young Nda-Isaiah attended Federal Government College, Kaduna, between 1974 to 1979.
He later proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he read Pharmacy. Upon his graduation in 1984, he underwent the compulsory NYSC Program in Ekiti State.
After a distinguished career in the Pharmaceutical industry, Nda-Isaiah switched over to journalism, penning editorials for The Daily Trust where he served as an editorial board member.
Later, he set up Leadership group of newspapers. Until his death, he was on the Board of Baze university, among other initiatives.
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