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BasketMouth Wins Pan-African Comic Of The Year In South Africa

Odogwu nwafor Igbo,veteran comedian, Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth emerged the winner of the Pan- African comic of the year award at the 2017 Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards held in South Africa.

The multi-talented Abia state-born entertainer came out tops over other notable comedians across Africa shortlisted for the award such as Carl Joshua Ncube from Zimbabwe, Salvador from Uganda, Fernando from Angola and Masapo from Lesotho to cruise home with the covetous prize.

 

Charly Boy And His "Our Mumu Don Do" Group Pay Condolence Visit To The Family Of 10 Year Old Boy Killed During Market Demolition

Nwafor, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy and his "Our Mumu Don Do" group today, paid a visit to the family of Late Somtochukwu, the 10 year old bold killed during the demolition of the Eke-Ukwu Owerri.

The condolence visit was to pay tirbute to the boy and sympathise with the family.

See pictures above.

Quest To Arrest Nnamdi Kanu: A Joke Stretched Too Far -- John Danfulani, Ph.D (A Must Read)

On 25th August,2017,the Attorney General of the federation(AGF) Mr.Abubakar Malami(SAN) wrote a memoir to Hon. Justice Binta Nyako beseeching the judge to revoke the bail the lordship granted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) on 25th April,2017. AGF MaLami pretended to pillar his irredentist-inspired memoir on Mazi Kanu’s violation of his bail conditions.

Umu Igbo In London Rock "Isi Agu" Traditional Attire At The Iri-Ji Festival In London

The breathtaking pictures above depict our handsome umu afọ Igbo in London during their "Iri-ji (New Yam Festival)."

The event which was organised by the Igbo Connect ans Support Network, ICSN, in London, saw huge turn out with the attendees rocking the "Isi Agu," Igbo traditional attire, to celebrate our cultural heritage and tradition.

Chukwu gozie unu nke ọma...umu nne anyi.

Media Personality, YAW, Celebrates Birthday, Gifted Brands Of Cake

Nwafor Igbo, Media personality, Steve Onu popularly known as Yaw celebrated his 40th Birthday today, Wednesday.

The multi-talented Comedia, Actor, OAP/MC, Producaer, Director and PR. Amabassador, who has distinguished himself as a living legend in the business of Entertainment was spoilt with different birthday cakes.

He took to his Instagram page to share the moments, with the cakes gifted by singer Immaculate Edache, Wazobiafm, the radio station he works at and its sister radio stations, Nigeriainfofm and Coolfm.

Igbo Young Man Living In Indonesia Found Dead In His Room Few Weeks After He Was Declared Missing

Igbo community in Indonesia were yesterday, Thursday thrown into mourning as one of them,identified as Onyebuchi was found dead in his apartment.

It took the effort of the Indonesian Police to break into his room where his dead body was lying lifeless.

This is few weeks after he was mysteriously declared missing in the locality he resided.

The cause of his death has not been yet ascertained. 

 

Four Die In Anambra Following Gas Explosion

Tragedy struck in Anambra state as no few than four persons were feared killed on Wednesday, at Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state when a cooking gas exploded.

Also, reports say, several persons sustained injuries in the incident which occurred at Trinity Gas Limited Station, at Obosi, in the process when a gas attendant was refilling gas to a customer’s cylinder.

The blast killed the gas station attendant and three others instantly, injuring scores at the scene.

Igbobia Wishes Kanu Nwankwo Happy Birthday

Igbobia joins the host of umu Igbo anywhere in the world to wish our dear son and brother, Nwankwo Christian Nwosu Kanu simply known as Kanu Nwankwo, a happy and most memorable birthday.

The legendary football who was born on the 1st of August, 1976 clocked plus one today. 

Chukwu gaa niru na agozi gi...May God continue to bless you...Ami (Amen)

Ex-Biafra Commander Dies Three Weeks After Losing His Wife

Ogbonnaya Oji, a retired colonel in the Nigerian army, is dead.

Mr. Orji, from Oboro in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, died on June 20, three weeks after the death of his wife, Christiana, according to information made available to PREMIUM TIMES by his nephew, Ahaoma Kanu, a journalist with National Daily newspaper.

He was 76.

Mr. Orji, who joined the Nigerian army in 1960 as an officer cadet, was later to become one of the major actors of the first military coup in the country in January 1966, alongside the coup leader Kaduna Nzeogwu.

This Little Boy From Anambra Can't Find His Way Back Home

This little boy was sent out to hawk pure water but cannot find his way back to his parents or guardians.

He identified himself as Moses Onochie and speaks only pidgin English.

Moses was brought to the office of Hon. Engr. Ofodeme Ikenna Sylvester, the Transition Chairman of Ekwusigo LGA secretariat at Ozubulu, Anambra State by DSP Abel Uchendu of Ozubulu Police Headquarters.

Biko, umu Igbo help the little boy.

Anambra State Thrown Into Mourning As Two Teenage Siblings Die In Flood Disaster

Anambra suffers another flood disaster as two siblings (umu aka abuo) aged 12 and 6 have been confirmed dead following massive flooding in Okpoko, New Haven Layout, Ogbaru, Anambra State.

According to the Sun, rainfall which started on Thursday evening and lasted through the early morning yesterday left several properties damaged in parts of Onitsha, Owelle Aja and Oduke in Obosi and Okpoko area.

Church buildings, fences, vehicles and houses were damaged in the flooding.

In Okpoko area, streets affected include Achina, Ojibe, Onyekwelu and Emenike.

Ada Igbo, Chioma Emerges First Runner-Up In A Global Business Competition, Pockets $200,000

Successes are best meant for celebration and this one from our dear Ada Igbo, Chioma Ukonu, is another boom deserving huge echo.

Chioma, the CEO of the incentive-based recycling scheme, RecyclePoints, was the first Runner-up at the Chivas Venture competition, held las week in Los Angeles, after a thorough intense competition handled by the very best notables in the United States including the Oscar-winning actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, Halle berry.

NYSC Releases Calendar For 2017 Batch A Stream II Corps Members

Corps Memebers (Corpers) who have been eagerly waiting for the Stream camping can now have a breath of releif as the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the calendar for the 2017 Batch A Stream II orientation exercise. 

The prolonged Stream II which according to the NYSC had been necessitated by lack of funds and some logistics issues, is a continuation of the 2017 Batch A Stream I which had long been dismissed from the various Camps in the country. 

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