Saturday, 30th September 2023


5 Feb
Funeral rites for Mr. Matthew Amaonyeze Nwuzor, who died recently at the age 83, begin on Thursday, February 9, at his compound in Umualum, Eziama, Ngor Okpala Local Council of Imo State at 4.00p.m.
3 Oct 2022
Death, dying, bereavement, passing away—whatever you call it, it can leave loved ones with a lot to deal with.
28 Aug 2022
The Bishop of Ondo Diocese Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. Stephen Adeniran Oni has immortalised the longest and oldest serving sexton, the late Pa Stephen Akintola
17 Jun 2022
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…


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The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT has arrested eight stowaways onboard Charminar Panama. They were arrested on Friday at 2.00 a.m. by its patrol team during its routine patrol of the maritime environment.
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Safety experts across Nigeria have stressed the importance of school safety in the country and the need for the society to confront the monster of insecurity in schools at the inaugural Beacon of Safety (BOS) Awards and Conference held recently to recognise commitments to safety in schools in Lagos State.
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To promote African history, diverse traditional heritage and cultures, a group known as Historical Africa Cultural Centre (HACC) in the  USA has advocated the teaching of Peace Education from primary school to higher institutions  to manage chaos and disunity, in line with Peace and Justice of Substainable Development Goals.
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To check environmental hazards in the state, the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his commitment to promoting environmental health practices. 
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Sensational street-pop singer, Portable, born Habeeb Oyegbile, has dropped a heartfelt tribute to his industry counterpart Mohbad, who passed away under controversial circumstances earlier this month.
19 mins ago
Leading global vodka brand, Smirnoff, lived up to its reputation of igniting the best parties and championing the power of the collective and celebrating the magic of ‘we’ that is created when different people, ingredients and flavours come together.
19 mins ago
The Imo State Commissioner for Sports Emeka Okonkwo has declared that none of the state’s athletes was thrown out of the ongoing 7th National Youth Games on account of age discrepancies
23 mins ago
Concerned about raising a generation of young professionals who would collaborate, innovate, uplift one another and contribute to the society, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Youth Province 2, recently launched its Young Professionals Club (YPC) in Lagos.
23 mins ago
As part of Africa Magic’s 20th-anniversary celebration, Nigeria’s leading pay-TV service provider, MultiChoice Nigeria, has announced that the Africa Magic Showcase channel will be open to GOtv Supa+ subscribers from October 1.
32 mins ago
The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, yesterday, upheld the election of Sheriff Oborevwori as the governor of the state.