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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Remembering Christy Essien Igbokwe One Year Later

Christy Essien-Igbokwe :1960-2011       It will be one year on June 30, 2012  the Lady of Songs, Chief (Dr.) Mrs. Christy Essien-Igbokwe , mfr, fica, transited to eternal glory. The family has decided to have a solemn memorial during the Sunday service at the Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Oba Akinjobi Way, G. R. A, Ikeja, Lagos on Sunday - July 1, 2012.      In a statement released by chief edwin igbokwe , he said,  "It is rather for us a sober moment to reunite with her in faith and spirit as our family always did together while she was here with us, and time to glorify God who had admitted her into His place of Eternal Peace in Heaven. That is the path me and Christy’s (biological) four sons have thought we should rather go for the commemoration of her one year of transition to eternal glory".     The church service starts at 10a.m but the Igbokwe family and friends will be called to the Altar at about 11.30a.m.

Defamation of Character;Tony Okoroji Sues Onyeka Onwenu for N200M

    Legendary Musician , Onyeka Onwenu  accused  Copyright society of Nigeria (COSON) boss  Tony Okoroji   of pocketing   N3Million cross river state government donated for Christy Essien Igbokwe's burial .Now Tony Okoroji is suing her for defamation of character .    Tony Okoroji, who served alongside Onyeka Onwenu on the Christy Essien-Igbowe Burial Committee headed by Austin Izagbo, is asking for N200m, within two weeks, for a damaging article which the singer published in one of the national dailies last week as regards the N3m.     In a letter dated October 17, written on behalf of Tony Okoroji by Justin Ige of Seun Omotoba Law Chambers, made available to National Mirror, Okoroji is also demanding a full page apology published in five national dailies in addition to the said sum, as compensation for the embarrassment the article caused him.     Portions of the letter read: The attention of our client has been drawn to an e-mail titled: A Letter to Tony Okoroji: Where is t

Onyeka Onwenu to Tony Okoroji; Return Christy Igbokwe's N3M burial funds

    Legendary Musician , Onyeka Onwenu is calling out  Copyright society of Nigeria (COSON) boss Tony Okoroji   to return  N3Million cross river state government donated for Christy Essien Igbokwe's burial       In a letter sent to Tony Okoroji, and made available to Vanguard ,  Onyeka is compelling Okoroji to step forward and clear the air by simply accounting for the whereabouts of the said money. Dear Tony Okoroji: “I write this letter with a pained heart, one full of disappointment at the news that you pocketed the N3 million donation made by the Cross River State Government to the Christy Essien Burial Committee for use towards her burial programme. ‘I understand that you took this decision because you claimed you were owed certain amounts for “unauthorised” expenditures made by you during the burial week. Unauthorised, because you did whatever you wanted and undertook actions against the decisions of the committee as a whole. Actions such as the making of a documentar

Photos;Late christy Essien Igbokwe's son weds

kaka and lady of songs     Kaka igbokwe,a rap artiste and the second son of lady of songs, Late christy essien Igbokwe got married to Joy  yesterday at the Arch Bishop Vinning Memorial Church, Ikeja Lagos.see photos from the wedding below © celebregion

Late christy Essien Igbowkwe's son ,Kaka weds today

kaka and mum      The second son of lady of songs, Late christy Essien Igbokwe,  Chinwuba ‘Kaka’ Igbokwe is getting married today 8th of october ,2011.  The wedding will  be taking place   today at the Arch Bishop Vinning Memorial Church, Ikeja Lagos.     Kaka, a rap artist following in the steps of his late and who spoke to  vanguard  writer with mixed feelings disclosed that “My mum chose our wedding date four days before her demise. She told me the September date I chose was not good as certain events may not allow us to follow our dream. It was as if she was predicting her death and the events that would follow her burial.”

Anambra state to immortalise Christy Essien-Igbokwe

       The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a resolution to immortalise the Lady of songs Christy Essien-Igbokwe for her contributions to the music and motion picture industry.

Christy Essien igbokwe' burial activities begin today

         The Lady of Songs, Christy Essien-Igbokwe's one week long burial ceremony begins today september 03,2011  with two football matches scheduled for Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Dora Akunyili, Onyeka Onwenu,Chris Anyanwu, headline Christy Essien symposium

        Christy Essien-Igbokwe Memorial Symposium holds on Monday September 5,2011 at the National theatre ,Lagos.

Christy Essien igbokwe's burial details revealed,to be buried on september 9

      A week-long burial programme has been announced for Nigeria’s Lady of Songs, Christy Essien-Igbokwe, who died on June 30.

Christy Essien igbokwe is dead

Christy Essien igbokwe     The singer and actress released who would have been 51 in November had her first album (Freedom) in 1976 at aged 16 and wedded Edwin Igbokwe three years later.