Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Category: Culture


The pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos, recently honoured Chief Livinus Richard Okwara, Chairman, Rimax Institute of Computer Studies, with the award of Nna Ndigbo, Lagos. At the presentation, Chief Oliver Akubueze, Mmiri Ndigbo, Lagos,  noted that the award was in appreciation Read more…


The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Thursday, called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to release the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and all Igbo youths in detention over the agitation for Read more…


Oyo State Government has assured the people of Oyo Town that new Alaafin of Oyo would emerge soon, urging them to be patient. Gov. Seyi Makinde gave the assurance at the eighth day fidau/interdenominational prayer held in honour of the late Read more…


Traditional worshippers have protested against open display of the corpse of the 45th Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on Saturday during the Muslim prayer session.They contended that such open display was against the tenets of traditional respect Read more…


Security operatives have started enforcing curfew in Oyo town as traditionalists commenced the final funeral procession for the passing of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. Announcements had earlier been made in the afternoon that the final burial ritual would take Read more…


The dust raised by the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, on the state of the Ndigbo about the 2023 Presidency has continued to generate debate. This is because the Oluwo has stuck to his position that the Igbos would need Read more…


The granddaughter of Joackin and Onyinye Okonkwo was formally received into Joackin’s house and the extended Uzochukwu family’s kindred. The process of introducing Joachin’s granddaughter to the family and some close friends were an elaborate well-choreographed occasion steeped in Nnewi Read more…


Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has faulted the comments of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on its leader’s views on the forthcoming presidential election. Baba-Ahmed had said they were not moved by Adebanjo’s Read more…


As part of its resolve to reduce the unemployment rate among the youths in the south east,the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has announced plans to commence building of ultra modern shops in the zone. Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, chairman elders council of Ohanaeze Read more…


A chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Richard Ozobu, on Saturday, said that only building an alliance with other zones would guarantee the realisation of a President of Igbo extraction in 2023. Ozobu, who spoke in a media chat with some Read more…


Prince Joseph Olubiyi Toriola, an 81- year old biological father of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the largest telecommunications provider in Nigeria, MTN, Karl Olutokun Toriola was on Saturday installed as the new Ogunsua of Modakeke in Ife South local government area Read more…


The Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) has declared its former head of directorate, Simon Ekpa wanted for alleged sabotage and inciting hoodlums to enforce its suspended sit-at-home on Mondays. Ekpa who was earlier disowned by IPOB has been condemned for Read more…