The Lekki Muslim Ummah (LEMU) has provided Muslim scholars in Lagos State with adequate knowledge about funeral rites so as to correct and discourage forbidden innovations (Bidah)
30 Nov 2021
The family of 9-year-old Ezra Blount, Astroworld's tragedy victim, has refused Travis Scotts' offer to cover his funeral expenses. Responding to Scott's letter expressing remorse over Ezra's death and an offer to cover the boy's funeral expenses, the Blount family lawyer Bob Hilliard wrote: "Your client's offer is declined. I have no doubt Mr Scott…
10 Jul 2021
The funeral rites of Pastor Pastor Emily Okheren Aig-Imoukhede (nee Ihonde) will commence on Tuesday, July 13, with a Service of Songs at the Cathedral Church of St. John, Sabongida-Ora
13 Sep 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.
29 Jul 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.
1 Sep 2018
US President Donald Trump on Saturday went to one of his golf courses as the final public ceremony honoring late US senator John McCain was underway in Washington. The president's motorcade arrived at Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, Virginia around 11:16am (1516 GMT) while eulogies to McCain were being delivered at his funeral…
1 Sep 2018
The bishop responsible for officiating Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin's funeral has apologised to pop star Arina Grande after being criticised for touching her inappropriately on stage. Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, who led the ceremony, had an awkward interaction with the singer after her performance of (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,…
31 Dec 2017
A suicide attacker blew himself up at a funeral in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 15 mourners and wounding another 14, officials said, capping a deadly year for civilians. There was no immediate claim of responsiblity but Taliban and Islamic State militants have stepped up assaults in recent months, with ordinary Afghans bearing…