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Live photos from Sound Sultan’s ongoing burial

Popular Nigerian rapper, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, who died today, Sunday July 11 of Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma in the United States of America is already committed to mother earth.


The 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle to cancer at the early hours of today and has already been buried according to Muslim rites and tradition.

Kemi Filani would recall that in a leaked conversation with comedian Yaw, Sound Sultan could be heard saying he was only following the will of God as he never expected to take the sudden trip to America because of his health.
“God has a plan, I no that strongly. So, I just dey follow am. This trip no be my plans. If you see the way doctors dey tell me say I dey respond to treatment. Chemo don start, everything. I thank God. I no dey stress myself,” Sound Sultan said in a telephone call.


Some photos from Instagram live of his burial activities below…

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Dozens die, houses, churches burnt as Benue communities clash

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Unspecified number of persons have been killed in a communal clash that broke out between Ipav and Yandev communities in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.

According to reports by Daily Post, the incident, which began on Saturday and lasted till Sunday evening, was due to a land dispute between Mbakpegh of Ipav and Mbatur of Yandev communities at the bank of a stream called Amboor.

It was learnt that over 30 houses including worship centers were razed down during the incident.

An eyewitness, James Aondover, who posted the development on his Facebook account, said economic tress like oranges, mangoes and cashews were cut down by the warring communities.

Details of the incident is still sketchy.

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Sound Sultan gains 100K Instagram followers hours after he was announced dead

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Veteran Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan, has gained over 100 thousand followers on his verified Instagram account, hours after he was announced dead.

Earlier today, Kemi Filani News reported his sad passing. The 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle with Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma.

According to information making rounds, the artist who is famous for his song Mathematics had already commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in USA before he passed on today, Sunday, July 11.

Before his demise, he had 1.1 million followers, and few hours after his death was announced, his followers grew to 1.2 million and has continued to increase at a high rate.

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New moon sighted as Eid-el-Kabir is fixed (See date)

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced that Sunday, July 11, will be the first day of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH.

This was contained in a statement on Sunday signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.

“The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in Conjunction with the National Moon Sighting Committee on Saturday received reports on the sighting of the crescent of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH.

“The Sultan accepted the report and accordingly declared Sunday, July 11, as the first day of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH,” it read in part.

Dhul-Hijja is the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, in which Muslims perform the Ḥajj (Holy Pilgrimage) as...

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