Sunday, 28 February, 2021

Category: Culture


By Ifeoma Ejiofor It was celebration of culture and tradition as 1022nd Iguaro Ndigbo was on Saturday held at the Ezenri palace, Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. In his welcome address, the Regent of the ancient Nri kingdom, Read more…


The Obi of Uruagu Nnewi, Obi Afam Obi, survived the trauma of an immeasurable proportion. It was alleged that Obi Afam Obi was kidnapped at Ichi as he was attending some personal errands after attending a funeral of one of Read more…


Following the crisis at the Shasha market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Governor Abubakar Bagudu (Kebbi), on Monday, led Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Abubakar Bello (Niger) and Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) into a meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde at Oyo Read more…


First Republic Aviation Minister and member of the defunct Zikist Movement, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, has back the new President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor.Amechi disclosed this while playing host to national executive members of Ohabeze Ndigbo in his Read more…


Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, on Tuesday, approved an Interim Elders Council for the Holy Aruosa Cathedral, Benin with the mandate of nominating an acting priest to oversee its activities. This was contained in a press statement issued by the Read more…


The Centre for Media Advocacy for Mother and Child (CAMAC) has described Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), as abuse on the right of women, inhuman and violence against women and girls. In a statement issued by the Executive Director of CAMAC, Read more…


Some Yoruba kings and traditionalists converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday and pleaded with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi to forgive the Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Igboho, over uncomplimentary remarks Read more…


Citing persistent non-compliance with the tradition by the Chief Priest of Holy Aruosa Cathedral, Akpakpa road, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Eware II on Thursday approved the removal of Priest Harrison Okao, as the Ohenosa of the Holy Aruosa Read more…


Scores of women from Epie and Atissa Kingdoms in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Wednesday, staged a peaceful protest against the menace of herdsmen around their communities. The women, who barricaded the Etegwe-Edepie Roundabout in Yenagoa, Read more…


Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has begged Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, to forgive popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. Igboho had claimed the Ooni disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari Read more…


Four farmers from Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers States, have expressed excitement over the ruling of the Dutch Appeal Court sitting in Hague, which ordered Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to pay compensation to them.Milieudefensie, the Dutch branch of Friends Read more…


HRM Agbogidi Obi Solomon Eziokwubundu Nwoko has been announced as the authentic King of Idumuje-Ugboko. This was made after a meeting of Aniocha North, Traditional Rulers on Thursday, 28th January 2021 under the Chairmanship of Obi of Issele Azagba. It Read more…