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Planning an Igbo burial is the most stressful thing ever – Actress Mary Lazarus laments the culture of extortion in the name of burial in Igbo land after burying her mother
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Planning an Igbo burial is the most stressful thing ever – Actress Mary Lazarus laments the culture of extortion in the name of burial in Igbo land after burying her mother

Mary Lazarus has gone on Instagram to reveal what she and her family went through to bury her mother. The actress' mother died in July and her burial rites were recently concluded. Citing her experience, the actress lamented the extortion that goes on in Igbo land when people are trying to bury loved ones. She complained that people who were never part of the bereaved and deceased's lives emerge, making demands for all sorts before the burial will be allowed to take place. She revealed some of the demands made for her mother's burial and how it made her feel. She added that it is "wrong" and puts people under "unnecessary pressure". Read her post below.
Zabarmari: Zulum Leads Horrified Kinsmen To Bury 43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram
Crime

Zabarmari: Zulum Leads Horrified Kinsmen To Bury 43 Farmers Killed By Boko Haram

Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at Zabarmari early morning on Sunday, to lead kinsmen and other residents, still in shock, for the funeral of 43 farmers slaughtered by the Boko Haram insurgents. Though the victims lived in Zabarmari, a farming community in Jere Local Government Area, famous for rice cultivation and local processing, they were attacked on Saturday, at Koshebe village, a place in Mafa Local Government Area. Zulum, during his visit was told that death toll was yet to be fully ascertained. "Your Excellency, as you have seen here, 43 corpses were buried, but others have not been retrieved from the scene of the incident. Nobody can tell you the exact number of people killed. Some of the victims are still missing" a resident (name concealed,...
Edo Election: “We Will Bury Oshiomhole Politically” – Obaseki
Politics

Edo Election: “We Will Bury Oshiomhole Politically” – Obaseki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo says come Sept. 19 Edo people will bury dictatorship politically. Governor Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the party said this on Friday during the ward-to-ward campaign rally at Ward eight, Ward 10, and Uselu market in Egor Local Government Area of Edo. He noted that the “dictator” to be buried politically had already been retired politically. He also said that the same “dictator” had before now sold the Uselu market adding that it was why the shop rental at the market was N1 million until the present administration, manned by him, came on board and reversed the sale. According to him, what is bad is bad, adding that such people who do not have the well being of the people of the state at heart should not be allowed back to government. ...
“Allow Ruth Matete to bury her husband!” Apewajoye’s family in Nigeria writes to Nigerian embassy
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“Allow Ruth Matete to bury her husband!” Apewajoye’s family in Nigeria writes to Nigerian embassy

Ruth Matete’s family is not impressed with the Nigerian Embassy’s move to hold back her husband’s body, barring them from sending Mr Apewajoye off in peace. Even after autopsy tests were duly conducted on the deceased and results channeled out. The family is yet to understand what exactly the embassy stands to achieve by holding back his body. Not just Ruth Matete’s family. The late Pastor’s family back in Nigeria also issued a statement asking the Nigerian embassy to release his body for due burial. Speaking to Spice yesterday, family lawyer, Robert Odanga said the situation they have been put into by the embassy, is extremely difficult for them. This is in light of the inflating hospital and morgue bills the family has to foot amidst the Coronavirus pandemic economic setbac...
IPOB Should Allow Us Bury Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents In Peace – Kinsmen
Politics

IPOB Should Allow Us Bury Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents In Peace – Kinsmen

The Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North council area of Abia State, home town of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked the proscribed group to allow them bury Nnamdi Kanu’s parents in peace. President General , Afaraukwu community, Chief Ikechukwu Ndubueze, who briefed the media on the preparations for the burial, said the community wants a peaceful burial for their late monarch and his wife. In his words, “What we are doing is a traditional burial. The entire Afaraukwu community wants a peaceful burial. We have been meeting with the security agencies in the state. What we are doing is not an IPOB affair, we are only burying our late monarch and his wife. They should allow us bury our dead. Afaraukwu is a peaceful community. Some people don’t want us ...
“We Dumped PDP In 2014 But Falsely Remained To Bury It” – Senator Na’Allah
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“We Dumped PDP In 2014 But Falsely Remained To Bury It” – Senator Na’Allah

Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, was the Deputy Senate Leader in the 8th National Assembly. In this interview with AHMED IDRIS, he narrated his experience in the Senate and some of the politics that played out before and after the emergence of Dr. Bukola Saraki as the Senate President, among other issues. Excerpts… You are just beginning another tenure of four years in the Senate, what are some of the areas you will be focusing on? The fundamental requirement of a responsible society is to educate the people. Education is power, education is key and I am very sure you know the level of my investment in education. On your way to Kebbi, if you are to go through Maga, you would have seen that I demolished the entire primary school. I am building something with very conducive atmosphere, s...
Do Not Solicit My Return To Bury My Mother, I Didn’t Send You- Nnamdi Kanu
Politics

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...
Imo Monachs Tell FG To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Come Home To Bury His Mother
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Imo Monachs Tell FG To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Come Home To Bury His Mother

Monarchs in Orlu, Imo State, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal Government to allow the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu to return to Nigeria for the burial his mother, Sally, without molestation. This appeal came at Amakwo Event Centre in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State. The royal fathers led by HRM Eze Gideon Ejike said, “Kanu is not a terrorist. Terrorists kill but we are yet to see any bloodshed by Kanu. He is our hero and should be allowed to bury his mother before the beginning of next year. He deserves the honour and right as the first son to bury his mother.” The monarchs also called on the United Nations to prevail on the FG to allow Kanu to bury his dead mother without molestation. The traditional ruler of Orsu ancient kingdo...
2023: Ohanaeze Asks Tinubu To Bury Presidential Ambition
Politics

2023: Ohanaeze Asks Tinubu To Bury Presidential Ambition

Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has asked the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to shelve any ambition he is nursing for 2023 presidential election. Ibegbu, who made the group’s position known, in an interview with reporters on Friday, in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, urged the ex-Lagos State governor to rather form a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), to assist poor Nigerians and democratise the wealth some of them accrued from the country. We had reported that Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, had declared that a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu was the best person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in ...
‘Bury Your Head In Shame’ – Former National Chairman, Oyegun To APC Leaders
Politics

‘Bury Your Head In Shame’ – Former National Chairman, Oyegun To APC Leaders

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has dismissed attempts by some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party to rubbish his legacies. He specifically asked such persons to bury their heads in shame. National Vice Chairman of the APC (North-Central), Ahmad Suleiman Wambi, yesterday, accused Oyegun of unjustly attacking the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole with whom he was engaged in a series of bitter altercations in recent weeks. According to Wambi, Oyegun’s criticisms of Oshiomhole’s stewardship in the APC was borne out of malice and grudges over his removal from the leadership of the ruling party. But, Oyegun said he would not join issues with Wambi and his co-travelle...
Bury Your 2023 Presidential Ambition, PDP Tells Osinbajo
Politics

Bury Your 2023 Presidential Ambition, PDP Tells Osinbajo

The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has asked Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to bury his ambition of becoming the President of Nigeria in 2023. The Spokesman of the PPCO, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari, who Osinbajo is deputising would be voted out of office in February, 2019. Osinbajo said Saturday, that the South West would take a shot at the presidency at the end of Buhari’s tenure in 2023. But the PPCO said, “It is laughable that Prof. Osinbajo is swimming in wishful thinking, even when it has become obvious that he and President Buhari will no longer have any political relevance after May 29, 2019, given their dismal performance in an administration that is reputed as the worst, the most corrupt and the most abhorred...
How We Stopped The Military From Burying MKO Abiola In 1998 – Sowore Reveals
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How We Stopped The Military From Burying MKO Abiola In 1998 – Sowore Reveals

Omoyele Sowore has made a revelation about the events surrounding the burial of MKO Abiola many years ago. According to him, the Nigerian military wanted to bury the late politician, but he and many other young people stopped the military from doing so. The controversial owner of SaharaReporters made the claim on his Facebook page. Read below: "In 1998 after the “sudden death” of Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola’s the winner of the June 12 1993 election, a group of young people massed at his residence, Ikeja Lagos primarily to prevent the military from attending and conducting his burial. It was a great battle as some members of Chief Abiola’s family felt our siege was bad for business. "However, we stood our ground insisting that nothing but a critical mass movement t...
Man Buries His Father In A BMW X6 In Anambra
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Man Buries His Father In A BMW X6 In Anambra

A Nigerian man simply identified as Azubuike has proven his love for his late father in a legendary manner after burying him in a brand new BMW car. According to reports, the car which is worth about N32 million was used in place of a casket and planted into the already dug ground. The burial took place over the weekend at Anambra state, where the late father was allegedly residing.
Italy Buries 26 Young Nigerians Who Died At Mediterranean
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Italy Buries 26 Young Nigerians Who Died At Mediterranean

The coffins of 26 young Nigerians lie in state in the winter sunshine in a cemetery in southern Italy, where a bishop and imam lead prayers for the all-female victims. People pay their respect to 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November, during the inter religious funeral service at the cemetery of Salerno, southern Italy, on November 17, 2017. The bodies of the victims were found floating in the water by a Spanish military ship and brought to Italy on November 3 after two separate rescue operations. The Mediterranean claimed at least 60 other lives in the fateful accident off Libya 15 days ago, but their bodies sank. Most of the new graves in Salerno, south of Naples, will be marked by number only: the autopsies showed these were girls and women aged b...
Woman Kills Stepdaughter, Buries Her At Home, Scalds Husband With Hot Water
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Woman Kills Stepdaughter, Buries Her At Home, Scalds Husband With Hot Water

Zambian police in Chisamba district have arrested a sales lady for allegedly murdering her eight-year-old step daughter whom she later buried four meters from the entrance of her house. Charity Banda is further alleged to have poured hot water on her husband, who is a truck driver, for insisting on taking her to the police in connection to his missing child. Central province police commissioner, Lillian Lombe Kamukoshi, said: “She led the police to where the remains of female juvenile Musola Chansa who was killed at the age of eight on 7th December 2016, was buried in a rubbish pit in a sack after burning the body. Scene of crime has been processed and exhumation and postmortem conducted by Dr Mumba of Kabwe. The bones revealed a perforated (broken) skull.” Meanwhile Police Spo...
Ubi Franklin & Lilian Esoro Dedicated Their Son 
Entertainment

Ubi Franklin & Lilian Esoro Dedicated Their Son 

Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro took their son, Jayden for dedication at their church in Lagos, both parents dressed in white aso ebi and blue accouterments.This heartwarming update comes days after their son’s birthday and the slight drama that followed it. Recall that fans of both celebrities noticed that each parent coordinated individual bathrobe photoshootfor the boy, where they simply could have held one shoot for him. This had stirred more conversation about the state of their relationship. Following the conversations, the duo later threw together a hasty private party for the boy and shared the pics on their Instagram. Now, the duo have celebrated their son at the church, proving that they have put their differences aside for the boy’s big day. Check out the photos they shared:...
Remi Surutu’s Late Daughter To Be Buried On Thursday
Entertainment

Remi Surutu’s Late Daughter To Be Buried On Thursday

On Sunday, July 2nd, Nollywood actress Remi Surutu lost her first child, Ayo to the dreaded Sickle Cell disease. According to Femi Davies, a close friend to the actress, last words AYO uttered to her mum was  "Remi let me leave u to go and rest so that you can live a good life".  The remains of late Ayo will now be buried on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Ebony vaults Ikoyi, Lagos.
Watford Make Double Signing
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Watford Make Double Signing

Spanish defender Kiko Femenia and Austrian goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann signed for English Premier League side Watford on Saturday. Femenia, 26, is a former Spanish youth international and joins on a four-year contract from La Liga outfit Alaves, whom he helped to finish ninth last season. In all the former winger made 77 appearances for Alaves over two seasons, including playing a pivotal role in their promotion from the second tier in his first campaign. “The Hornets are delighted to confirm the signing of Spanish right-back Kiko Femenia,” read a statement on the club website. Austrian Under-21 international Bachmann penned a three-year deal after spending six seasons at Premier League rivals Stoke City. Bachmann, who has been called up to the senior Austrian squad on two oc...
If I Die Bury Me In A Gucci Store – Davido
Celebs

If I Die Bury Me In A Gucci Store – Davido

Davido is without an ounce of doubt one of the richest singers on the African continent and he continues to show his fans that he doesn’t spare the cash when it comes to shopping. The ‘Gbagbe Oshi’ crooner took to his Snapchat to share clips of himself with some friends shopping at a Gucci store. The singer jokingly said he should be buried in a Gucci store when he dies, which is a line from 2Chainz’ Birthday Song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpVQQpkYkGw
Liverpool Sign 15-year-old Nigerian Emeka Obi
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Liverpool Sign 15-year-old Nigerian Emeka Obi

Liverpool have beaten Stoke to the signing of promising Bury teenager Emeka Obi. The 15-year-old has agreed to join the Anfield club once they get approval from the Football League and Premier League over his visa as he has Nigerian heritage. Obi, who is already 6ft 5ins tall, has already appeared for the League One club's first team and had a trial with Stoke during the summer. He has been described by Bury manager David Flitcroft as the 'best talent at 15 years old in the entire country'.

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