Tag: mourning

AzeezNovember 21, 2017

Nigerians are shedding crocodile tears over Ekwueme’s death – Ibori

Former governor of Delta State, James Ibori has said Nigerians are “shedding Crocodile tears” over the death of former Vice ...

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, ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

The Thread: Why do Nigerians behave like this when people are mourning? Why?

You would think that people know what the code of conduct is when it pertains to those who are mourning: ...

December 8, 2013

Opinion: Nelson Mandela – Only the deep can call the deep

by Adeolu Ademoyo Yes, it is good that you declared three-day mourning period for Mandela in Nigeria. Will it not ...

December 6, 2013

President Jonathan declares 3 days of national mourning for Nelson Mandela

by ‘Jola Sotubo The world as a whole is mourning the death of former South African President, Nelson Mandela. Nigerians ...

December 6, 2013

South Africans take to the streets to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela [PHOTOS]

by Muyiwa Daropale Nelson Mandela’s death at the age of 95 sparked a mix of mourning and celebrations in South ...

May 16, 2013

“I consider myself a father to all orphans” – Full text of Borno governor’s speech on State of Emergency

by Kashim Shettima Dear fellow citizens, I address you today with heavy heart and grief. I join you in mourning ...

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