He was reportedly knocked down by a vehicle while he was jogging around his residence located in Okota, Vanguard reports.
Immediately after the accident occurred, Igwe was rushed to the hospital where surgery was conducted, but unfortunately; he died afterwards.
He was 58 years old.
Igwe alongside Mike Awoyinfa, masterminded the founding of the Sun Newspaper and the Weekend Concord newspaper. He was also Assistant General overseer of Evangel Pentecostal Church, Lagos.
Our condolences go out to his family and loved ones.