Channels TV State House correspondent Chukwuma Onuekwusi is dead.
He died in the early hours of Tuesday at a private hospital in Abuja.
He died at the age of 55 and is survived by wife and children.
Chukwuma Onuekwusi, graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka joined Channels TV in 1998 and has covered several beats before he was seconded to the Presidential Villa.
The veteran journalist also worked at Imo Broadcasting Corporation, Owerri.