“It was a huge success, it was a meeting that saw leaders and coordinators of IPOB from more than 60 countries of the world converse in Spain to show the Biafran genocide to the world and then to plan strategies for the next stage of the struggle,” he said.
Erkahraman said the target of the exhibition was to tell the world of the “atrocities” committed by the Nigerian state.
Former Man city striker Wilfried Bony (wearing white shirt) was among the pallbearers
Wilfried Bony was among the pallbearers as a coffin containing Cheick Tiote’s body returned back to his native Ivory Coast on Thursday afternoon.
Tiote’s body arrived at Port Bouet airport in Abidjan, the Ivorian capital, after being flown from Beijing where he tragically passed away.
Manchester City forward Bony and other former team-mates of Tiote’s with the Ivory Coast national team carried the casket on their shoulders.
Cheick Tiote’s coffin is carried by his former Ivory Coast team-mates at Port Bouet airport
Bony wore a t-shirt paying tribute to the late midfielder as he attended the sombre occasion
Bony wore a t-shirt emblazoned with Tiote’s face – which read ‘an elephant never dies’ in reference to the Ivory Coast national team’s nickname.
Former Ivory Coast national team coach Herve Renard was also in attendance along with the president of the Ivorian Football Federation, Augustin Sidy Diallo.
Family members displayed their grief as Tiote’s coffin was carried through the airport, where fans also came to pay their respects.
Tiote’s casket is carried through arrivals at the Port Bouet airport, the largest in the Ivory Coast
ELSA HOSK has sold her Tribeca property for more than double the sum that she paid for it in 2011.The Swedish model purchased the one-bedroom starter home on 184 Franklin Street for $535,000 after making her debut on the
Victoria’s Secret runway in 2011. Now a fully-fledged Angel –
Hosk was promoted from model status to Angel in 2015
, and opened the 2016 show – she has just sold the flat for $1.9million, according to property records.
The white-washed apartment has a minimal feel that pays homage to the model’s Swedish roots. The
Douglas Elliman Real Estate profile describes it as a “penthouse unit set on a beautiful cobble stone street, high above on the 5th floor (walk-up) with beaming light from the south with true loft charm characteristics.” Images can be viewed on the property website.
Hosk is upgrading to a two-bedroom loft in a co-op building on Crosby Street in Soho, which she paid just over $2 million for in 2014.