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“No one can ever replace you,” Ginimbi’s ex-wife pens touching tribute ahead of his burial
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“No one can ever replace you,” Ginimbi’s ex-wife pens touching tribute ahead of his burial

  No one might understand just how much it hurts to lose someone, if not the person they were in love with. As family, friends, and the world at large bid the late Zimbabwean tycoon, Ginimbi goodbye, his ex-wife has poured her heart out in memory of a man she believes can never get replaced in her heart and life. November 8, 2020, remains a date ingrained in her mind, a day the man she loved and cherished breathed his last in a fatal night car crash. As she continues to mourn the father of her children, Zozo pained a touching tribute to the late. “Go well my soulmate. No one will ever understand what we shared Ginimbi. No one can ever replace you. Rest in Peace!” reads her heartfelt letter. In a video of a woman in distress in the background crying out at the signifi...
Actress Ada Ameh Arrives In Abuja For The Burial Of Her Only Child (Video)
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Actress Ada Ameh Arrives In Abuja For The Burial Of Her Only Child (Video)

Nollywood actress Ada Ameh on Tuesday arrived in Abuja for the burial of her daughter Aladi. The movie star shared a video of herself on Instagram on an aircraft arriving in Abuja. Ada also told her followers to keep praying for her and her family as they grieve. “Glory be to God Almighty for his mercy!!! Fams pls y’all keep praying for me and my household,” she wrote. Ada lost her only child on October 20 following an unsuccessful surgery in Abuja. https://www.instagram.com/p/CG2frsrhVTp/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Overcrowded Burial: Thousands Bid Emir Of Zazzau Farewell ( Video)
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Overcrowded Burial: Thousands Bid Emir Of Zazzau Farewell ( Video)

After 45 years on the throne, light dimmed yesterday for Emir Zazzau Alhaji Shehu Idris, who passed on at 84. Thousands of people converged on the palace at Zaria to pay their last respects as the remains of perhaps, the longest serving emir, were interred beside the tomb of some of the past emirs. Prayers for the repose of the soul of the 18th Emir of Zazzau, were attended by Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, who led the presidential delegation. Other members are: Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu. Governor Nasir El-Rufai led the Kaduna State delegation which included Secretary to State Government, Balarabe Lawal-Abbas, Speaker Yusuf Zailani and heads of mili...
Current Wife Of Dapo Williams Chases The 1st Son Of The Deceased During Burial
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Current Wife Of Dapo Williams Chases The 1st Son Of The Deceased During Burial

Dr Dapo Williams was a prominent member of Nigerian UK Diaspora. He’s death was announced on the 8th of August 2020. Williams until his death was reportedly a senior member of the UK chapter of the APC and a leader in the Nigerian diaspora community in the UK. https://youtu.be/2rtPCj99H9Q The video above shows the moment the current wife of Late Dapo Williams chasing the first son and first daughter of deceased from performing their burial rites
Death Still Lurks In Aso Rock, Speaks On Kashamu’s Death – Primate Ayodele
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Death Still Lurks In Aso Rock, Speaks On Kashamu’s Death – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has sent a condolence message to the family of a former Senator, Buruji Kashamu, who died on Saturday as a result of COVID-19. Primate Ayodele described Kashamu’s death as shocking and a big loss to the country, Ogun State and his family. It will be recalled Primate Ayodele had warned that COVID-19 was out to kill influential and very important personalities. He had predicted: “This COVID-19 will not go either today or tomorrow. “If care is not taken, it may extend till next year. “More prominent people will still die of the virus.” Ayodele made this known some months ago following the spread of the pandemic to Nigeria. After the warning, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyar...
Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident
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Seven (7) Policemen Deployed to Fight Bandits in Katsina Die in Road Accident

The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the death of 7 policemen who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina. The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. Frank Mba, force public relations officer said in a statement; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condoled the families of the seven (7) Police officers attached to the Special Forces Unit of the Nigeria Police Force who died in a ghastly motor accident on 12th July, 2020 on their way to Katsina State. The unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota Hummer Bus conveying eighteen personnel of the Unit, occurred at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road. “The deceased were part of an additional d...
Pictures From Ibidun Ighodalo Funeral Service
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Pictures From Ibidun Ighodalo Funeral Service

The funeral service of the kind hearted, gentle and generous Ibidun Ighodalo is ongoing and here are a few pictures from the service. Rest in peace Ibidun. It is so hard to say goodbye. Such a kind, down to earth, hardworking, loving woman gone too soon.
Majek Fashek’s Family Seeks Financial Support To Fly Reggae Star Home For Burial
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Majek Fashek’s Family Seeks Financial Support To Fly Reggae Star Home For Burial

The family of late Majekodunmi Fasheke, famously known as Majek Fashek has made a public plea for financial assistance to fly home the reggae legend, who died on June 1, 2020 in New York City, United States of America. Former member of the House of Representatives, representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency and owner of U&I Records, Hon. E.J. Agbonayinma, made the call on behalf of the family on Friday. Agbonayinma said Majek is a legend and Africa’s pride and thus cannot be allowed to be buried like an ordinary mortal. Agboyayinma said, “ With the support of the family, the children, we are looking at how we can bring him to Nigeria to be buried here. “This is going to cost quite a lot of money, especially with the challenge of COVID-19. So, we are trying to raise...
Victor Osimhen Arrives In Lagos For Father’s Burial
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Victor Osimhen Arrives In Lagos For Father’s Burial

Lille OSC and Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, has finally arrived in Lagos State for his father’s burial. According to sources, he arrived today with other Super Eagles players who came to support him bury his father. Osimhen reportedly lost his father, Patrick, on Saturday after a brief illness. A source who spoke with us said; “He is around. He came in today. He came with some Eagles players. They landed in Lagos (private wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport).” His club, Lille granted his wish as they gave him a private jet to come to Nigeria and bury his father. President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, in a submission also said; “I have spoken to Victor Osimhen and expressed the sorrow of the NFF and the entire Nigerian Football family. His clu...
Destiny Etiko Promises Late Dad Befitting Burial After Coronavirus
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Destiny Etiko Promises Late Dad Befitting Burial After Coronavirus

Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko has finally laid her father, Etiko John Anonde to rest at his residence at Eke, Enugu State. The actress who has been mourning her father since he passed on earlier this month could barely hold herself together as she saw her father being laid to mother earth. Sharing photos, Destiny thanked all her fans for the love and support she has received. She went on to promise her father a befitting burial after the coronavirus pandemic is over, as she cried at her father’s grave. See Post Here
Andrew Okeleke Loses Wife in BRT Bus Accident
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Andrew Okeleke Loses Wife in BRT Bus Accident

The death has been announced of Mrs. Grace Okeleke, wife of the Head, Public Relations, Globacom, Mr. Andrew Okeleke. According to a statement issued by the family on Thursday, the late Mrs Okeleke died in a motor accident on Lagos road, Ikorodu, on Monday evening. She was hit by a Lagos BRT bus with registration number EPE 59 XR. The deceased was said to be crossing the road after being dropped off by her driver just after Agric Bus Stop, inward Ketu where there was no pedestrian bridge, when she was hit by the BRT bus. She died on the spot before she could be taken to hospital. The late Mrs. Okeleke, a business woman, hailed from Issele-Mkpitime, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. She was, until her demise, a top women leader of her town's women group in ...
Music Legend Victor Olaiya Buried In Lagos Today
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Music Legend Victor Olaiya Buried In Lagos Today

The remains of late highlife music legend, Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya, was laid to rest on Thursday, May 7. The remains of the late Olaiya were interred at the Vaults & Garden Cemetery, Ikoyi, Lagos. The burial was a private ceremony that was attended by selected family members and very few friends of the late music legend. The late Olaiya was laid in state briefly in a hall for guests to pay their last respect before his internment in a brown shiny casket. Late Olaiya’s burial was streamed live on Facebook and had guests wearing face masks as well as observing social distancing in line with Lagos State Government rules on curbing the spread of COVID-19. The burial was also devoid of fanfare that has become synonymous with the burial of music greats that had passed o...
Coronavirus: ’50 Policemen, Others Attended Tinubu CSO’s Burial’ – Jumu’ah Abiodun
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Coronavirus: ’50 Policemen, Others Attended Tinubu CSO’s Burial’ – Jumu’ah Abiodun

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been urged to trace contacts of Lateef Raheem, the late Chief Security Officer (CSO) to Bola Tinubu. Tinubu, a former Governor of Lagos State, is one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC). On Monday, he confirmed that Raheem, his ally of 21 years, tested positive to coronavirus. His media office, in a statement, announced that Tinubu, his wife, Remi and all their aides took COVID-19 tests Saturday, April 25. The press release disclosed that all results came back negative, except one. “The results of one aide were positive. The rest of the staff was negative. The one staff member has been isolated in accordance with NCDC guidelines,” it read. On Tuesday, Jumu’ah Abiodun, a public affairs analyst, in an ...
Nigerians panic as mysterious deaths in Kano allegedly rises to 640 in one week
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Nigerians panic as mysterious deaths in Kano allegedly rises to 640 in one week

Nigerians have taken to social media to express worry over alleged mysterious deaths in Kano state which has reportedly risen to 640 in one week.   Though the state was on lockdown for 7 days, it was recently relaxed for a day by Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje following the declaration of Ramadan.   While the mysterious disease killing people in the state has been linked to Coronavirus by many, others have countered it and also pointed out that it may be something else.   A health worker who spoke to The Cable said there is a high level of suspicion that top government officials in the state have been exposed to the virus.   “Things are in disarray here, and there is no well structured response to COVID-19. The government is not communicating. The...
Actress Jemima Osunde Calls Out NCDC For Releasing Abba Kyari’s Corpse, Slams Those That Attended The Burial Ceremony
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Actress Jemima Osunde Calls Out NCDC For Releasing Abba Kyari’s Corpse, Slams Those That Attended The Burial Ceremony

Nollywood actress, Jemima Osunde has called out the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) for releasing the corpse of late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari for burial. The actress who is also a physiotherapist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), stated that the corpse of the late CoS ouught to have been cremated. Jemima slammed the crowd that attended the burial ceremony as she asked if the NCDC also released the corpse of other Coronavirus patients who died from the disease. She tweeted; Never seen a bigger bunch of dimwits in my life. First of all, @NCDCgov WHY DID YOU RELEASE HIS BODY???? Did you release the other 16 people that died to their families? Shouldn’t he have been cremated? And then what is this damn crowd ?? What is wrong with you peo...
Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines
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Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines

According to findings, some of the Presidency aides refused access into Aso Villa after returning from the burial include State House Chief Protocol Officer, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure, Special Assistant to the President, Yusuf Sabiu, a nephew to the President, Musa Haro Daura, and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the, Garba Shehu. Some top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari have been denied access into the Presidential Villa in Abuja after returning from the burial of late Chief of Staff to Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Saturday. The burial at Gudu Cemetery was attended by a large crowd – most of whom had no nose mask or hand gloves on them for protection against Coronavirus. This development violated the social distancing rule put in place by the Nigeria Centre for D...
“Apologise To Funke Akindele,” – Some Nigerians On Twitter Demands, Following The Burial Of Abba Kyari
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“Apologise To Funke Akindele,” – Some Nigerians On Twitter Demands, Following The Burial Of Abba Kyari

Nigerians demand an apology from twitter influencers who slammed Funke Akindele for throwing a party and violating the social gathering rule by the Lagos state government. Recall Funke Akindele and her husband threw a birthday party which caused an uproar on social media. This made the Lagos government, NCDC and dettol sweep into action. Dettol and NCDC removed Funke Akindele as their ambassador and once the police arrested her, she was arraigned to court was slammed with a 14-day community service. Asked to pay N100,000 fine each and put in isolation for 14 days in a government-controlled facility. But twitter has been on fire when the video of the burial of the former chief of staff, Abba Kyari hit the internet. They are demanding an apology for Funke Akindele, stati...
COVID-19 Corpses’ Can’t Be Claimed For Burial – Lai Mohammed
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COVID-19 Corpses’ Can’t Be Claimed For Burial – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says corpses of persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be claimed for burial. He said such corpses would be handled by the ministry of health because they are contagious. He said this while speaking at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja to give an update on the activities of the presidential task force on COVID-19. According to NAN, the minister commended Nigerians for complying with the federal government’s stay-at-home directive, adding that it would boost the efforts of stakeholders in the fight to curb the spread of coronavirus. “Coronavirus is very dangerous and contagious; there is no medicine for it yet and it is not just capable of killing, overwhelming healthcare system, it will destro...
Toolz Oniru Removes Husband’s Name from Instagram
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Toolz Oniru Removes Husband’s Name from Instagram

Popular Nigerian OAP, Toolz Oniru has removed her husband’s name from her Instagram page. The OAP used to have her husband, Tunde Demuren’s name as part of her name on the social media platform. But a recent check on the page revealed that she has yanked that off the page and her fans have begun to ask questions on whether their marriage is still intact. See below: This is coming just few months after Toolz and her husband celebrated their 4th wedding anniversary. The couple got married in 2016 in a lavish wedding in Dubai, and welcomed their only child in the year 2018 in the United Kingdom. Earlier in the year 2018, the radio presenter shared her experiences with Genevieve Magazine on her 1st pregnancy she lost. It is quite agonizing for her having to...
Man Gives the Reason For  Killing a Gay Man he Met on Facebook
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Man Gives the Reason For Killing a Gay Man he Met on Facebook

A man who killed a gay man he met on Facebook has said he did so because the deceased insisted on having sex with him. Angus Chukwebuka Nwankwo, aka Kito, allegedly killed his Facebook friend - a man from Benue state who lived in Owerri - and dumped the corpse in a bush in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State. He did so with the help Chidiebere Omeyi. Both suspects, alongside others, were paraded before newsmen at the Police headquarters in Amawbia, Awka South South Local Government Area of the state. Speaking to newsmen, Nwankwo said he met the deceased on Facebook and the man indicated interest in having sex with him for a fee.  They agreed to meet in Nanka after the deceased promised to give Nwankwo N20,000 after having sex with him. He said: “We me...
Why are we holding expensive burials for the dead? – Kate Henshaw asks as she declares her love for Muslim burial
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Why are we holding expensive burials for the dead? – Kate Henshaw asks as she declares her love for Muslim burial

Iconic actress Kate Henshaw has expressed satisfaction with the way Muslims bury their dead when compared to other religions. In a tweet she posted this morning, the actress wrote ''We pay lip service to the words in our holy book. Why are you burying the dead in a tiled grave, 24 hours electricity and such an expensive coffin? Are they expected to wake to move around?? Let them rest in peace truly. I like the Muslim way of burial''.
IPOB Were Smoking Hemp At Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial, We Ignored Them – Police
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IPOB Were Smoking Hemp At Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial, We Ignored Them – Police

The police command in Abia State has accused members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who attended the burial of the parents of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu of smoking Indian Hemp. The commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr Etim Okon, made this known in an interview on Tuesday. According to him; “They were doing their thing, police were there full and they were doing their thing, we never touched anybody, although some of them were dancing while some were taking Indian Hemp all in the presence of our men.” “The police were just looking at them with no legal action taken because they were order not want to do anything that will truncate the peace being maintained at the ceremony.” Nnamdi Kanu lost his father Eze Israel Kanu, four months after his mother, Ugoeze...
Nnamdi Kanu’s Family At Thanksgiving Service After Burial Of Parents (Photos)
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Family At Thanksgiving Service After Burial Of Parents (Photos)

The thanksgiving service for Late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and Lolo Sally Okwu Kanu the parents to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu took place at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku Umuahia, Abia State on 16th, February 2020. ABN TV reports that the burial of His Royal Majesty Eze Israel Okwu Kanu, the traditional ruler of Afaraukwu Community in Umuahia North and his wife, the parents of Nnamdi Kanu took place On Friday the 14th of February 2020.
Bukola Saraki And Ahmad Lawan Smile As They Meet At Udom’s Father’s Burial –
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Bukola Saraki And Ahmad Lawan Smile As They Meet At Udom’s Father’s Burial –

President of the Senate, His Excellency, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan arrives Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom state for the burial of Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, father of the governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Emmanuel Udom. Upon arriving the Victor Atta International Airport in Uyo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan met his predecessor in office, Senator Bukola Saraki and other personalities who had also come for the burial ceremony.
Photos From Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial In Umuahia
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Photos From Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial In Umuahia

The attendance of traditional rulers ,chiefs ,kings and queens all over SS/SE its a proof the old eastern region is still one united region, even though FG divided it into 2 geopolitical zones to stop them from uniting for a secession a second time We had traditional rulers and chiefs , from ijaw , ikwerre anang , efik , ogoni , Ibibio , idoma etc all in afara ukwu ibeku to pay their last respect to Nnamdi Kanu's parents
Jewish Worshippers Attending Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Burial Detained By Soldiers
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Jewish Worshippers Attending Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Burial Detained By Soldiers

A combined team of Nigerian soldiers and police have allegedly abducted Jewish worshippers at Isiala-Ngwa Junction who were on their way to attend the burial ceremony of the parents of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife. This is according to a post by Nnamdi Kanu on his verified Facebook page on Thursday. He said, "Information reaching me now is that two buses conveying Jewish worshippers on their way to my hometown Isiama-Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia Abia State for the funeral of my parents have been abducted at Isiala-Ngwa Junction by a combined team of Nigerian soldiers and police. They are currently being detained in their barracks". The Abia State Police command had earlier in the day accused Nnamdi Kanu of importing ...
Do Not Wait For Your Parents To Die, Celebrate Them Now – Reno Omokri
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Do Not Wait For Your Parents To Die, Celebrate Them Now – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has advised millions across the globe on how to treat their parents. According to Reno, the dead can not hear nor enjoy, thus it is important that people celebrate their parents while they are still alive. In his words; ”Dead bodies can’t hear. A corpse can’t enjoy. So, don’t wait until your parents die. Celebrate them now. Tell them all the things you are reserving to say at their funeral. It will please them more than those who will attend their funerals. And renovate their house while they are living in it, instead of doing it after they die to impress those you invite for their funeral. And on their birthday, kill the 2 cows you planned to kill for strangers to eat at their burial. Let them enjoy, since their corpse cannot enjoy it!” Thoughts anyone? ...
FG Can’t Decide Who Attends Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial- Ohanaeze Youth Council
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FG Can’t Decide Who Attends Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial- Ohanaeze Youth Council

President of Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), Igboayaka O Igboayaka, has said that the Federal Government in the video below that the Federal Government has no right to dictate who attends Nnamdi Kanu's parents burial. A visibly angry Igboayaka said that what the authorities should be concerned with is how to maintain peace and not to dictate who comes to mourn with the Kanu family. The President general of Afara town union said that the burial of Nnamdi Kanu's parents is not an IPOB affair and anyone who attends the burial is a mourner.  
‘Mysterious’ Rain Pulls Down Make-Shift Structure For Governor Udom’s Father’s Burial
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‘Mysterious’ Rain Pulls Down Make-Shift Structure For Governor Udom’s Father’s Burial

A mysterious rain on Monday morning pulled down a make-shift structure erected in preparation for the funeral of the Akwa Ibom State Governor’s father, Late Emmanuel Gabriel Nkanang, scheduled for February 15, 2020. The structure which was recently constructed to accommodate dignitaries expected to grace the burial of the 90-year-old patriarch was completely scattered by the rain which concentrated within the governor’s immediate community. A member of the community who declined to have his name in print told newsmen that he had suspected some mysterious sabotage and had earlier cautioned planners of the event to engage the services of rain-makers. “How do you explain a rain that circulated within a particular area? I had told the planners of this burial that not everyone woul...
We Will Scatter Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Burial If IPOB Attends – Police
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We Will Scatter Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Burial If IPOB Attends – Police

The Abia State Police Command has warned members of the Indigenous People of Biafra to steer clear of the burial of the parents of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, said the police would not allow IPOB to participate in the burial. He added that if members of the proscribed organisation were seen anywhere around the burial venue, the police would scatter the burial. IPOB had earlier asked the Nigerian army and other security agencies to better face the real security challenges confronting the country, instead of stopping them from burying His Royal Majesty Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife. The pro-Biafran said its members were not coming for war but to pay their last respects to the parents of their leader. But the CP said he had reache...
I Will Hunt Ene Okon Children If They Kill One At My Parents Burial – Nnamdi Kanu
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I Will Hunt Ene Okon Children If They Kill One At My Parents Burial – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has threatened to hunt down the children of CP Ene Okon, and his commanders. During a live broadcast on Radio Biafra, on Saturday, 8th January, 2020, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu posted on his Facebook wall: If Inspector Okon and his commanders come to my father's house to kill anyone on 14th February 2020 at my parents' burial, we will hunt down their children. CP Ene Okon is the commissioner of police for Abia State who was transferred from Ebonyi State in February shortly before the 2019 general polls. Mycelebrityandi recalls that In 2019, Okon threatened to arrest Mazi Nnamdi Kanu if he steps into Abia State. According to IgbereTV reports, CP Okon, this week said that the police will be present at the burial of...
IPOB: Army Search Hotels In Umuahia Ahead Of My Parents’ Burial – Nnamdi Kanu
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IPOB: Army Search Hotels In Umuahia Ahead Of My Parents’ Burial – Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday, alerted his members that there will be a surprise search in Abia State. Kanu in a tweet on his Twitter page said he received information that the Nigeria Army will launch surprise searches in hotels around Umuahia axis, the Abia State Capital. He wrote, We received information that the Nigerian Army will launch surprise searches in hotels around Umuahia axis. “ They monitor most hotels hoping that top #IPOB servants may come in early before the burial date. Stay safe & avoid being kidnapped.” Recall that the Ohanaeze Youth Council Worldwide had on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Nnamdi Kanu, presidential pardon to enable him come home for the burial of his parents. The group...
Grant Nnamdi Kanu Presidential Pardon To Attend Parents’ Burial – Ohaneze To PMB
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Grant Nnamdi Kanu Presidential Pardon To Attend Parents’ Burial – Ohaneze To PMB

Ohanézè Ndígbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Leader, Nnamdi Kanu presidential pardon and allow him entry into the country to attend his parent’s burial. President General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary, Okwu Nnabuike made the recommendation in a joint statement. Mr Kanu has been on self-exile since 2017 when the Army invaded his Umuahia country home during operation python dance. His parents who died last year are to be buried next weekend. His father, Eze I. Ọ. Kanu was until his death the Traditional Ruler of his Afaraukwu community, Umuahia, Abia State. There have been reports of millitary presence around the community since the announcement of the late Kanus’ burial. But Oha...
Army Can’t Prevent Us, Nnamdi Kanu From Attending Parents’ Burial – IPOB
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Army Can’t Prevent Us, Nnamdi Kanu From Attending Parents’ Burial – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, yesterday said no amount of intimidation and harassment by the Nigerian Army and other security agencies will prevent its members from going to pay the last homage to the deceased parents of their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Isiama Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. IPOB also asked the world to take notice of the intimidation and harassment of the people if Afaraukwu by the Nigerian Army after allegedly killing their traditional ruler and son, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife. IPOB described what the Nigerian Army is allegedly doing in Isiama Afara Ukwu as terrorism at its height and brazen display of military might at defenceless citizens while the allegedly fall weak in the face of the Book Haram insurgents. “One thing is certain to come 1...
Funke Akindele Shares Photos After Being Criticized By Bishop For Not Attending Father’s Burial
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Funke Akindele Shares Photos After Being Criticized By Bishop For Not Attending Father’s Burial

Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele has refused to give a response after being berated by the Bishop of Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu, Rt. Rev Samson Osundina for refusing to attend her father's burial. Instead of giving an answer, she has gone ahead to share photos of herself and Eniola with the caption: "????. @eniola_badmus eniola_badmus will always bring out the Ghetto in me!!! Anticipate #omoghettothesaga" Recall that while delivering the burial sermon, Rev. Osundina thanked the children for taking care of their father during the times when he was ill, but stressed the fact that paying him the last respect as children was very important and significant. He enjoined them to retrace their steps by making amends wherever necessary. He then suspended th...
Funke Akindele And Her Siblings Absence At Their Father’s Funeral In Lagos
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Funke Akindele And Her Siblings Absence At Their Father’s Funeral In Lagos

The Bishop Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu, Rt. Rev Samson Osundina, on Friday, January 17, 2020, expressed his disappointment in Nollywood actress Funke Akindele Bello and her siblings over their absence at their father's funeral. Their dad, Very Revd. Godwin Olusoji Akindele, died on Saturday, December 7, 2019, after a brief illness, aged 73. However, none of his four children was present at his Service of Songs and burial at Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos. While delivering the burial sermon, Rev. Osundina thanked the children for taking care of their father during the times when he was ill, but stressed the fact that paying him the last respect as children was very important and significant. .
Nnamdi Kanu To Attend Parents Burial February 14
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Nnamdi Kanu To Attend Parents Burial February 14

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced his plan to attend the burial of his parents slated for February 14, 2020. Kanu who spoke through IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful said the burial would follow the normal burial preparation, according to the custom of the land. He however refused to disclose the security arrangements put in place for the burial in view of its sensitivity. He said, “The burial of our leader’s parents burial will be 14th of February 2020. “We are not going to disclose our security arrangements because they are much enemies who wish to destroy or destabilize every effort made for the successful burial of the father and mother of our leader “IPOB is on ground and nothing will change our resolve to protect the environment.” Kanu st...
Bobrisky Reacts to Report that he Died in a Car Accident
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Bobrisky Reacts to Report that he Died in a Car Accident

A news report shared online this morning alleged that Okuneye Idris, popularly known as Bobrisky, died after being involved in a car crash. See the report about his death as shared on Facebook below BREAKING NEWS Controversial Nigerian cross dresser and male Barbie aka Bob Risky is Dead. Speaking to News men at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Dr Markman Zara stated that Bobrisky was rushed to the clinic in the wee hours of yesterday after surviving a fatal accident allegedly on his way to a party. The doctor stated that though he was conscious as at the time of entry in to the clinic, there was nothing they could do as he had lost so much blood. AIT Correspondent at the clinic stated that celebrities like Tonto Dike and Bobriskys partner Oluwagbenga Abiodun were at the...
Don’t Come To Nigeria If You Love Yourself, Presidential Aide Tells Nnamdi Kanu
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Don’t Come To Nigeria If You Love Yourself, Presidential Aide Tells Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been advised in his best interests to stay away from Nigeria except he is ready to continue his trial for treason charges. The IPOB leader, who fled the country and has been in exile since September 2017, is seeking a return to the country for the funeral of his late mother. Speaking with DAILY INDEPENDENT ON Friday, a senior presidential aide said Kanu will be deceiving himself if he thinks he can just “stroll into the country and go out after the funeral”. “When a prisoner loses his mother and seeks permission to go and bury her, won’t the prisoner return to the prison after the conclusion of the burial? “How then can a man who is standing trial and fled the country now want to return for the bur...
Spending Much On Burial Is A Waste Of Money – Yul Edochie
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Spending Much On Burial Is A Waste Of Money – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has shared his thoughts on expensive burials as he recounted how a friend once asked for a loan that ran into millions for a burial. The actor stated that he doesn't understand the concept of spending so much on burial as one should be celebrated when he or she is alive. Yul also pointed out how some family members won't help out when one is alive but will bring out millions when one is dead. He wrote " I don’t understand the concept of spending so much money on burials. Total waste to me! A person’s life should be celebrated when he or she is alive to join in the celebration not in death. Some1 once asked me for a loan of some millions to use & bury his father. I was speechless. "Celebrate people when they are alive make dem follow enjoy the g...
I Cultivate Marijuana To Raise Money For My Mother-in-law’s Burial – Suspect
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I Cultivate Marijuana To Raise Money For My Mother-in-law’s Burial – Suspect

A suspected cannabis sativa cultivator, Friday Ohiuan, has said that he took to the illicit business to raise money for the burial ceremony of his mother-in-law. The 45-year-old Ohiuan was arrested with 177kg of the illicit drug at Afuze, in Owan East local government area of Edo State. Speaking with journalists, the suspect said he has been in the business for just three years. “I started cannabis cultivation so as to raise money in preparation for the burial of my mother-in-law who is very old but my hope has been dashed. “I have been cultivating cannabis for the past three years but thieves did not allow me to enjoy the fruit of my labour. The 177kg was all that was left and now NDLEA has come to carry the leftover,” he said. Also paraded by the Edo NDLEA boss was Ohmai Fri...
Do Not Solicit My Return To Bury My Mother, I Didn’t Send You- Nnamdi Kanu
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Do Not Solicit My Return To Bury My Mother, I Didn’t Send You- Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Saturday reacted to news circulating the social media, that some monarchs are pleading that he should be pardoned to come home and bury his deceased mother. In his reaction to an interview granted to him by Voice Of America (VOA) Radio in Washington DC , Kanu said: "I didn't send or begged anyone to lobby the federal government of Nigeria on my behalf and will never do that. And even if such request is granted, I will not honour it because the cabals in Aso-Rock are not to dictate things for me" He continued "What I can assure you is that my mother must be buried. When she was alive she told me to do everything within my power to restore Biafra. I may attend her burial or may not but certainly the burial most b...
“My Mum Wanted A Quiet Burial, I Will Give Her Carnival” – Charly Boy
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“My Mum Wanted A Quiet Burial, I Will Give Her Carnival” – Charly Boy

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, has said that his mother, Mrs Margaret Oputa, who passed on during the week, lived a fulfilled life. The activist said though he was not in the country when she passed, his wife, daughters and grandchildren were with her. The self-acclaimed president of all frustrated Nigerians said his mother died in her sleep and her death was worth celebrating. In a chat with Saturday Beats, he said, “My mother died at 102. I had been out of the country. I spoke with her three days ago before her demise, but we thank God. Her death is a celebration because she lived to a ripe old age. She died in my house— my wife, daughter and granddaughter were all there.” Area Fada noted that he would miss the special moments he spent w...
A boat cruise in Canada’s Montreal went sour as a Nigerian man drowned on the outing with his friends
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A boat cruise in Canada’s Montreal went sour as a Nigerian man drowned on the outing with his friends

A boat cruise in Canada's Montreal went sour as a Nigerian man drowned on the outing with his friends.   The 25-year-old Nigerian man identified as Uchenna Stanley Nnaji drowned in Lac des Sables in the Laurentian community of Ste-Agathe-des-Monts on July 13, two weeks after being granted assylum.   The deceased was apparently not wearing a life vest and did not resurface after he jumped off the boat into the water to swim at about 11:50 a.m. His body was recovered the next day after firefighters and the SQ nautical team which included divers patrolled the area.   The burial ceremony of Uchenna Stanley Nnaji is scheduled to hold on August 9 in Canada.
Yinka Ayefele Performs At Senator Dino Melaye’s Mum Burial As He Spray Him Money
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Yinka Ayefele Performs At Senator Dino Melaye’s Mum Burial As He Spray Him Money

Popular gospel singer Yinka Ayefele spotted performing at Senator Dino Melaye's Mother Burial while the senator and other distinguish politicians spray him bundles of cash. Senator Dino Melaye's mum burial has been a hit while some notable Politicians, Actors and Actress who came to be with the senator to laid his mum to rest. Watch The Video Here   View this post on Instagram   #YinkAyefele Performing At Senator Dino Melaye's Mother Burial.#thenaijafame ,#senatordinomelaye A post shared by Thenaijafame (@thenaijafame) on Jul 14, 2019 at 10:26am PDT
Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Budgets Millions For Staging Burial Ceremonies
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Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Budgets Millions For Staging Burial Ceremonies

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and his deputy, Simon Achuba, have allocated to themselves a total of N14million for staging burial ceremonies. This is contained in the 2019 Appropriation Act of the state, a copy of which was sighted by PREMIUM TIMES. It was however not clear whose burial the funds were allocated for as the subhead did not state further details. Under the provisions for the state’s Government House, N12million was earmarked for the governor for burial, while the deputy governor got N2million for the same purpose. An interesting provision was N15million budget for the “Hire of Private Houses.” Other curious planned expenditures include a provision of N50million for Financial Assistance, whereas different provisions had already been made for donations a...
Nollywood Actor ‘Biggy’ Dies In Accident, Buried Today
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Nollywood Actor ‘Biggy’ Dies In Accident, Buried Today

Durojaiye Kayode, popular known as Biggy in Nollywood is dead.He passed away in a ghastly automobile accident on his way to Abuja somewhere after Lokoja. According to his friend,he was sitting with him and some friends recently at Access Garden, opposite Garki Hospital, Abuja when Remi Adebayo came.Biggy told the guys to give everybody whatever they want. He was buried today. Actors Guild of Nigeria were present at the burial. See more photos below:-