Tag: burial

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January 26, 2014

Double tragedy: Man collapses and dies during wife’s wakekeep in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A grief-stricken man who was mourning the death of his wife has also died during her wake-keep. ...

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December 20, 2013

‘My wife approved the TRANSACTION’ – Man sells 3-year-old son to raise money for father’s burial (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun A father in Abia has been arrested by police in the state over allegations of child trafficking ...

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December 15, 2013

Resign now or face humiliation – Sheikh Gumi warns Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, an influential Islamic scholar, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan to honourably resign his duty ...

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December 15, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: Mandela treated me like a son till his death

by Orji Uzor Kalu I knew Mandela personally, and the relationship trickled down to his successors. The first day I ...

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December 10, 2013

Soyombo Ayomikun: Gold On Mortal’s Feet-Madiba

by Soyombo Ayomikun Gold On Mortal’s Feet:Madiba 1. We once heard about the warrior Achilles Who in a gruesome battle ...

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November 14, 2013

#AssociatedCrash: Olatunji Okusanya Jr, son of MIC boss laid to rest in Lagos (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun The remains of Olatunji Okusanya (Jnr), son of the Chief Executive of MIC funeral services, were finally ...

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November 2, 2013

I don’t allow criticisms to distract me – Pres. Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed that criticisms levelled against him do nothing to faze him. ...

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October 28, 2013

#AssociatedAirlineCrash: MIC to hold candlelight procession in honour of late boss and son

by Adeola Balogun The management of MIC Royal Ltd has arranged a candlelight procession in honour of its late Director, ...

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October 21, 2013

Sad news: Gov. Fashola’s uncle dies

by Adeola Balogun The death has occurred of Pa Mojibola Oladisun Fashola, uncle to Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola. Pa. ...

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October 13, 2013

Opinion: Agagu – Death of a dead man

by Dapo Thomas Of all the countries of the world, Nigeria appears to be the one with the highest number ...

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October 12, 2013

My family thought I had gone mad – Pastor who predicted trouble during Agagu’s funeral

Prior to Friday, October 4, 2013, not many people knew anything about Pastor John Adewale Adedokun and his Christ Apostolic ...

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October 6, 2013

“Everything happened so fast”: How Agagu’s son and Femi Akinsanya survived Lagos plane crash

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Startling details have come to light as to how uncomfortable Feyi, the late son of the ...

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October 4, 2013

Agagu’s burial to hold today despite plane crash

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite the crash involving the aircraft conveying his remains to Akure, Ondo State, the burial of former ...

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September 21, 2013

Wife demands body of man allegedly dragged off moving bus by LASTMA officials

by ‘Jola Sotubo A widow, in Lagos State whose husband allegedly lost his life due to the actions of an ...

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May 21, 2013

#RIPChinuaAchebe: Renowned writer, Chinua Achebe’s body arrive Abuja (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido The body of the renowned writer, Chinua Achebe who died on March 21 has arrived the country ...

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May 18, 2013

3 days to burial: Achebe’s family accuses his wife, children of “selling” his corpse to government [DETAILS]

by Hauwa Gambo It’s not the kind of news you want to hear about a man whose global exploits as ...

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May 12, 2013

Sad: Man commits suicide over inability to give father a befitting burial

by Akan Ido A sixty year old man, Akanni Timothy yesterday committed suicide in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital over ...

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January 24, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Patience Ozokwor and Ibinabo Fiberesima are friends again

Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor has reconciled with president of the Actor’s Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima. The duo met during ...

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January 5, 2013

How Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe died and was buried in Ibadan (DETAILS)

by Akan Ido Yesterday was a sad day for the Nollywood family as actress, Bisi Komolafe who died on Monday ...

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December 8, 2012

My brother’s death is too painful to bear – Pres. Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has described the death of his younger brother, Chief Meni Jonathan as “particularly too painful to bear”. ...

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December 8, 2012

My brother’s death is too painful to bear – Pres. Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has described the death of his younger brother, Chief Meni Jonathan as “particularly too painful to bear”. ...

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December 4, 2012

Press Statement: President Jonathan’s brother to be buried on Saturday

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S BROTHER TO BE BURIED ON SATURDAY President Jonathan will leave Abuja for Bayelsa State ...

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July 9, 2012

Family of 9 perish in an overnight mystery (Disturbing Image)

by Isi Esene And when we thought the weekend couldn’t have been worse than it had been with the murder ...

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July 8, 2012

Death at a Funeral: Senator dies this afternoon in Plateau

by Hauwa Gambo A serving senator of the Federal Republic has been murdered this afternoon. Senator Gyang Datong (Plateau North, ...

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March 1, 2012

R.I.P. Ojukwu – See photos from the Lagos funeral of the late Biafra leader

by Lekan Olanrewaju Eminent Nigerians gathered last week at the Tafawa Balewa Square for the Lagos leg of the multiple funeral ...

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February 23, 2012

Chido Nwakanma: The Five Fs and the Whitney Houston funeral

by Chido Nwakanma Whitney Houston’s funeral bears out the wisdom of Solomon. Over three hours on Saturday, 18 February, the ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 21, 2011

When veterans fight… others take sides! Patrick Doyle defends Tony Okoroji, responds to Onyeka Onwenu

Actor and events compere, Patrick Doyle, has responded to the scandalous letter circulated across different media platforms by legendary singer ...

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