• Late Sultan Dasuki was a man of honour and integrity – NASFAT

    Late Sultan Dasuki was a man of honour and integrity – NASFAT

    Nasrul-Lahi L Fatih Society, NASFAT, has described the late former Sultan, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki who died recently at the age of 93 as a man of honour, a patriot and a leader who stood for justice.

    NASFAT said Dasuki’s death was no doubt a big loss to the entire ummah, the Sokoto caliphate and particularly his immediate family.

    In a statement, the group said: “We sincerely console and commiserate with the Sultan and the President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sheikh […]

  • Sambo Dasuki Declined Offer to Attend His Late Father’s Burial, Says FG

    Sambo Dasuki Declined Offer to Attend His Late Father’s Burial, Says FG

    Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, said former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, on Monday declined an offer to visit his late father, Ibrahim Dasuki, in an Abuja hospital.

    Similarly, Danbazau said Sambo had declined another offer to be in Sokoto throughout the mourning of his Father.

    The Minister disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday.

    ”We had discussed with the Director-General, DSS, yesterday and Sambo was offered to visit his late father on his hospital bed in […]

  • MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of dumping late Ojukwu’s vision

    MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of dumping late Ojukwu’s vision

    According to reports, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated Igbo Political and Religious leaders for what they called nonchalant and selfish attitude towards the advancement and well-being of the Igbo people.

    Addressing reporters on Wednesday at an event organised to Honour the 83rd posthumous birthday of Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Masson headquarters in Okwe, Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State, the leader of the group, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders […]

  • President Buhari consoles wife of late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr.

    President Buhari consoles wife of late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr.

    President Muhammadu Buhari has consoled the widow of the environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr., assuring that her family is not alone in mourning the passage of the illustrious son of Ogoni land.

    In a telephone call on Thursday, the President, while consoling the widow and her children, enjoined them to take solace in the knowledge that their late husband and father lived to see the beginning of the restoration of the devastated ecosystem of Ogoni land – a struggle which he […]

  • My wife must return my late mother’s gold necklace before divorcing me – Husband tells court

    My wife must return my late mother’s gold necklace before divorcing me – Husband tells court

    “My wife must return my late mother’s gold necklace before she can divorce me,’’ a 40-year-old civil servant, Mr Olufemi Ojikutu, has told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos.

    He told the court on Wednesday while responding to a suit filed by his wife, Olaide, that if she insisted on divorcing him, she must return his gold because it was his inheritance.

    Ojikutu said that his mother gave him and his siblings a gold necklace each to give to their wives when […]

  • Saraki hires maid, nurse for late Rasheed Yekini’s mother

    Saraki hires maid, nurse for late Rasheed Yekini’s mother

    The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini.

    Saraki, represented by Alloy Chukwuemeka, the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, disclosed this on Friday in Ijagbo, Oyun Local Government Area of the state.

    He also donated a Tricycle to the younger brother of late Rasheed Yekini, Hakeem.

    Saraki said that he had financed the sinking of a borehole, renovated the residence of Alhaja Sikirat Yekini […]

  • Nollywood Stars Hold 8-Day Fidau Prayers for Late Veteran Actress, Bukky Ajayi (Photos)

    Nollywood Stars Hold 8-Day Fidau Prayers for Late Veteran Actress, Bukky Ajayi (Photos)

    The outspoken Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has joined Nollywood stars in a Fidau prayers in honour of late Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi in Lagos.

    An 8-day Fidau prayers has been organized today by the NASFAT Muslim society in honour of veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi, who passed away at the age of 82 in her Surulere residence on July 6.

    Spotted at the Fidau prayers which was held at the Mosque in Alausa Secretariat in Ikeja are: actors, […]

  • Man, 45, on trial for beating wife over late meal

    Man, 45, on trial for beating wife over late meal

    A man has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating his wife over late preparation of meal.

    Monday Usifo (45), an engineer who lives at No.19, Emmanuel St., Ketu Alapere, a suburb of Lagos is being tried for assault.

    The prosecutor, Sgt. Rapheal Donny, told the court that the offence was committed on April 17 at the accused residence.

    Donny said that the accused alleged that his wife, Blessing, did not prepare his food on time, and resorted to […]

  • Late Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi to be buried according to Muslim Rites today

    Late Veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi to be buried according to Muslim Rites today

    82-year-old legendary Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi died today Wednesday 6th July, at her residence in Surulere, Lagos.

    According to Islamic Rites, She will be buried by 4pm today, at Atan Cemetery, Yaba, Lagos. May her soul rest in peace.

  • I took over my late wife’s drug trafficking business – Evangelist confesses

    I took over my late wife’s drug trafficking business – Evangelist confesses

    A 52-year-old Nigerian evangelist based in South Africa, John Arinze, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for allegedly attempting to export N1.4bn worth of narcotics to South Africa.

    Arinze who hails from Ara village, Nise in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, reportedly concealed the drugs made of 92kgs methamphetamine and 73kgs ephedrine, inside two containers of foodstuff meant for export to South Africa at the Apapa Seaport in Lagos State.

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  • Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honoured former coach Stephen Keshi, who died in June, by playing a tribute match on Sunday.

    Nigerian Keshi, who died suddenly aged 54, was appointed head coach of Togo three times between 2004 and 2011.

    The match in Lome was played between the current Togo national side and ‘Team Keshi’, made up of players who were part of his 2006 squad.

    “Keshi was like a big brother for me,” said striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who played for Team Keshi.

    “He was somebody that I […]