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October 23, 2018

Lessons from Aretha Franklin: Why Nigerian Celebrities Should pay Attention to Distribution of the Wealth they Leave Behind

Looking beyond the fame: How can celebrities leave a lasting legacy? For most people, the passing of a loved one is underlined immediately by grief. However, when a famous person dies, an additional layer is added to the feelings loved ones have to deal with…  Was the cause of death natural? What becomes of all they left behind? Who gets what? What is fair and what most honours their memory? When globally recognised Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin passed, fans wept, colleagues applauded her artistry, critics published ‘untold stories’ about her career, while relatives and close friends mourned and celebrated her life. In the midst of these, curious revelations surfaced; Aretha died intestate – which simply means she did not leave a will! Celebrities tend to sometimes get so caught...

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September 21, 2017

FAQs on Islam and Estate Planning

Learn more about Islam and Estate Planning from Islamic Finance expert Ummahani Amin and FBN Trustees’ Mofoluke Keshinro.

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September 14, 2017

Islam and Estate Planning

Islamic Finance expert and Estate Planning professional, Ummahani Amin, talks about the importance of planning for your wealth to leave...

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September 12, 2017

Three reasons why all Muslims should have a Will

Religion often influences decisions on wealth distribution and management. Islam is no different. The Qur’an prescribes that all Muslims should...

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