Tag: burial

ToluJune 3, 2017

Musiliu Obanikoro’s mother passes on at 95

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has announced the death of his mother, Alhaja Wasliat Obanikoro. According to ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

Moji Olaiya’s burial canceled in Canada as Ekiti govt intervenes

by Azeez Adeniyi The burial of Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya slated for Friday in Canada was canceled, Encomium reports. This ...

ItunuoluwaMay 19, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode attends the Commendation Service of Late Governor of the Western Region

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday showered encomium on the late former Military Governor of the defunct Western ...

AzeezApril 25, 2017

Adeleke’s death: Doctor arrested for alleged drug overdose

by Azeez Adeniyi The doctor who treated late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, has been arrested by the police for interrogation, one ...

AzeezApril 24, 2017

Adeleke’s burial postponed for autopsy

by Azeez Adeniyi The burial of Senator Isiaka Adeleke has been postponed. The burial which was earlier scheduled for 4:pm ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 11, 2017

Army buries 15 soldiers declared missing

The Nigerian Army has recovered the corpses of “one officer and 15 soldiers’’ earlier declared “Missing in Action” during an operation ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 15, 2016

Sambo Dasuki rejected offer to attend father’s funeral – FG

The Federal Government says former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on Monday rejected its offer to an offer to visit ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2016

Wilfred Okiche: When mourning is beautiful [NEW VOICES]

by Wilfred Okiche Death is a sad affair. But mourning can be a beautiful thing. This part of the world, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

Stephen Keshi funeral service ongoing (PHOTOS)

The funeral ceremony of late Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is currently ongoing at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Airport ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

Stephen Keshi to be buried July 29

The funeral rites of the late former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has been fixed for July 29, 2016. The ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 8, 2016

Ruggedman, Sammie Okposo, Okey Bakassi, others attend OJB’s service of songs (EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS)

It was a special night on Wednesday as the late OJB, who passed away few weeks back, got celebrated in ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 7, 2016

5 things to know about Shinkafi, Nigeria’s first secret police boss

The death of Umaru Shinkafi, a former head of Nigeria’s secret police, was announced on Wednesday. According to a statement ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 21, 2016

OJB Jezreel to be buried July 4-8 [DETAILS]

The family of late Nigerian music producer and artiste, Babatunde Okungbowa, a.k.a OJB Jezreel has released the schedule for his ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 6, 2016

Muhammad Ali’s body arrives hometown for funeral (VIDEO)

Ahead of his funeral on Friday, June 11 2016, Muhammad Ali‘s casket arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

Death unites El Rufai and Shehu Sani (PHOTOS)

They are not the best of friends and certainly aren’t political associates despite belonging to the same All Progressives Congress ...

Dele BenjaminApril 7, 2016

Alamieyeseigha ‘had his own failings, but he stood for Niger Delta’

The funeral rites of former Governor of Bayelsa, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, begins today in Yenegoa, the capital of the state. Former ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2015

‘I don’t know if Prince Audu was poisoned’ – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye ‘cannot say’ for sure, if the deceased candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Kogi State 2015 ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2015

‘Golden casket, mammoth crowd and eminent guests’ | 30 photos from the burial of HID Awolowo

The wife of Chief Obafemi Awolowo , Late Madam Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, was buried in colourful fashion on Wednesday, at ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

Opinion: The needless burial of Oluchi Anekwe

Tomorrow, Friday, 18th September 2005, a needless burial will take place in Aku, Enugu State. Oluchi Anekwe will be lowered ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2015

This is when the late Ooni of Ife will be buried

A burial date has been announced for the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, whose death was officially announced ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 28, 2015

Muna Obiekwe to be buried on February 3rd

by Chinwe Okafor Following the demise of Muna Obiekwe few weeks ago, the Actors Guild of Nigeria has released the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 6, 2014

Drama as body of Jim Nwobodo’s son goes missing at funeral

by Azubuike Azikiwe   On Friday, December 5, during the burial of Ifeanyi Nwobodo Jnr, son of Jim Nwobodo, who died of ...

SolaDecember 3, 2014

#BelieveItOrNot: Dog gets flamboyant burial in Lagos + more (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs Nigerians have taken the ‘burial rites’ process a notch higher, if you don’t believe us you need ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 9, 2014

“The most humble man I ever met” – 2face’s emotional tribute at father’s funeral

by Kolapo Olapoju   Pop icon, 2face Idibia was overwhelmed with emotion as he buried his father, Michael Agbo Idibia, ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 7, 2014

2face Idibia buries father in Benue

by Damilola Jagun Pop icon, 2face Idibia has laid to rest his father, Michael Idibia, at their hometown, in Benue ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

Night of Tributes held for Late Prof. Dora Akunyili (PHOTOS)

by Azubuike Azikiwe   To honour the Late Professor Dora Akunyili, a night of Tributes was held on Monday, 25 ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

SAD! 2face Idibia loses 68-year-old father to prostrate cancer

by Kolapo Olapoju In a sad development, Michael Agbo Idibia, the father of iconic Nigerian singer, 2face Idibia, has passed ...

Isime EseneAugust 11, 2014

Ebola: Jonathan says you should stop attending burials

by Azubuike Azikiwe President Goodluck Jonathan has warned Nigerians to be mindful of attending burial ceremonies. He gave this warning in ...

June 6, 2014

Opinion: Who will tell Okorocha that Justice Oputa’s burial is not for sale?

by Kazeem Popoola If Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo is not well read, he should make Google his friend in order to ...

June 2, 2014

Tight security: Shettima attends Emir’s burial with over 100 soldiers

by Oge Okonkwo Following the attack and killing of the Emir of Gwoza, Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, left Maiduguri, ...

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