Mr Wale Aboderin, Chairman of Punch Newspaper, has died.
Punch Newspaper confirmed the death, saying it occurred at 6.05am on Wednesday after a heart surgery.
Aged 60, Aboderin was also the Chairman of Punch Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited.
Aboderin attended the Government College, Ibadan and trained as a pilot in the United States.
A sports enthusiast and philanthropist, he was the Founder and Chairman of Dolphins Female Basketball Foundation, and also a former Chairman of the Lagos State Basketball Association.
He was also Vice-President of the Nigerian Basketball Supporters Club.
He is survived by his wife, Titilayo, and two daughters