Different Versions Of How Rear Admiral Teikumo Ikoli Died

Vanguard and This Day present different
versions of how Rear Admiral Teikumo Ikoli
A bizarre incident occurred at Tamadu
Barracks, North Avenue, Apapa, Lagos,
yesterday, following the discovery of the
lifeless body of the Fleet Commander,
Western Naval Command, Apapa, Rear
Admiral Teikumo Daniel Ikoli, in his
There are conflicting reports as to how the
Fleet Commander died. But a source told
Vanguard that sounds of gunshots were
heard from his duplex in the early hours of
It was gathered that late Ikoli, who was
one-time Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship,
NNS Beecroft, lived in the duplex with a
house help, a boy, while his children
schooled abroad. It was also gathered that
he left the office earlier than usual on
Tuesday, after complaining that he was not
feeling well.
News of his death threw the entire
Command into mourning.
A personnel, who spoke on condition of
anonymity, said: “He was a wonderful officer
and an achiever. “When he was the
Commander of NNS Beecroft, he transformed
the place. But we noticed that he became
withdrawn at a point. He also suffered from
an unknown ailment. “Only God knows what
happened yesterday.
There are suspicions that he could have
been assassinated, because he had once
said assassins were after him. “That was
when he was a member of the Presidential
Committee on the probe of arms deal. He
lived alone— with a domestic worker. “His
wife stays in Abuja, while his children are
schooling abroad”
From Vanguard..
ThisDay Report
Barely seven months after he was promoted
from the rank of a commodore to a rear
admiral, Daniel Teikumo Ikoli, an officer of
the Nigerian Navy, has died in his residence
in Apapa GRA, Lagos.
He was said to have shot himself in the
chest after firing two previous shots that hit
the wall and the television set in his house.
When THISDAY visited his house in Apapa, it
was as quiet as a grave yard, as no soul
was found there, although some of his
neighbours said his body had since been
removed and taken to the morgue.
Initially, the navy had suspected it was an
assassination attempt going by the
deceased’s previous paranoia about
assassination threats during his tenure as a
member of the arms deal probe.
However, after the police were invited and
they did a sweep of the apartment and the
scene of his death, preliminary
investigations revealed that he had shot
Details later…

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