Tag: Widows

Late Ayinde Barrister’s widows mull remarrying

Twelve years after the demise of the founder of Fuji genre of music, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, some of his widows are mulling over remarrying. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, they unanimously agreed that it was difficult to fill the vacuum the late Fuji[Read More…]

Cultural Practices Of Forcing Nigerian Widows To Sleep With Corpses, Shaving Of Hair Continues Unabated

Widows in Nigeria continue to face harmful socio-cultural practices and neglect from the general society, however in this interview with NewsWireNGR’s Managing Editor, Alkasim Abdulkadir, Theodora Eromobor’s initiative “Transformed” is slowly changing the fortunes of Nigerian widows for the better. 1. How are widows faring in the society? We cannot[Read More…]

Oshiomhole Splashes N14m To 7 Widows Of Dead Police Officers

NAN Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Thursday donated N14 million to seven widows of police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in the state. Oshiomhole made the donation at a meeting with senior police officers and families of deceased officers in Benin. He also donated[Read More…]