• Stephen Keshi’s Burial Rites Begin Today

    Stephen Keshi’s Burial Rites Begin Today

    Did you know the final journey home for late Super Eagles chief coach and renowned football tactician, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, will begin today? I mean with  series of activities lined up to herald his interment in Illah,  Oshimili North local government area of Delta State, tomorrow.

    When journalists visited his Ukpologwu Quarters home in Illah on Tuesday, the compound wore a new look, after renovation  works were completed in readiness for his burial.

    Work on the tomb, where his remains would be […]

  • Ex-super Eagles Coach, Amodu’s Burial Rites Commences (Photos)

    Ex-super Eagles Coach, Amodu’s Burial Rites Commences (Photos)

    The corpse of the late Nigerian Football Federation Technical Director and former Super Eagles Coach, Amodu Shaibu, has left the Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin in a convoy for his hometown, Okpella.

    Amodu who died this morning in Benin City is scheduled for burial today according to Islamic rites.

    His death, which comes three days after that of ex-Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has shocked

  • Photos from the burial rites for the late Oba of Benin

    Photos from the burial rites for the late Oba of Benin

    A cross session of the chiefs performing the traditional rites as part of activities marking the burial ceremony of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediawa Oba of Benin with a procession from Ediaken Palace to Oba Palace in Benin. Photo: Barnabas Uzosike.

    A cross session of the chiefs performing the traditional rites as part of activities marking the burial ceremony of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediawa Oba of Benin with a procession from Ediaken Palace […]

  • Every burials to be suspended in Benin after announcement of Oba’s rites

    Every burials to be suspended in Benin after announcement of Oba’s rites

    Funerals will be suspended in Benin, Edo State the moment Benin Traditional Council announces the burial rites of Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolopkolo, Oba Erediauwa.

     

    Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe said this in Benin yesterday. Iyase said the Oba’s burial rites would soon be announced. He told newsmen that from the moment late Oba Erediauwa’s burial rites are announced, all funeral rites are prohibited in Benin.

    He urged all those who have funeral ceremonies to perform to […]