The stays of businessman Isa Funtua have been interred on the Gudu Cemetery at Abuja.
Funtua died of cardiac arrest on Monday night time aged 78.
He was the pioneer president of the Newspaper Proprietors Affiliation of Nigeria (NPAN) and former managing director of the defunct Democrat Newspapers.
Earlier than his burial on Tuesday, prayers had been held on the Shehu Shagari Central Mosque, Space 1, Garki, Abuja.
Dignitaries who attended the funeral embrace nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mamman Daura; former Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun; FCT Minister Mohammed Musa Bello; Senator Tunde Ogheha; Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni; pioneer chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu; chairman of ThisDay Newspapers and Come up TV, Nduka Obaigbena amongst others.
Funtua was an in-law and shut affiliate of President Buhari.