The Chieftain of Igboland and Custodian of our Culture, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, the One time Vice President of Nigeria, has admonished the great men and women of Igboland to continue from where he stopped by acquiring the number one seat of power in the country, the Presidency and ensure that the dreams and aspiration of Igbo nation in producing a president are achieved.
Plans are in top gear to swiftly assassinate the leader of the Independent People's of Biafra,IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as alleged by the group.
The purported plan of the Government is a stage-managed jailbreak, which will result in an exchange of gunfire, that will instigate security agents to shoot Kanu as the prime target.
Another attack has occurred in Ebonyi State which saw Uche Ossinye allegedly beheaded with shooting of other indigenes of Ochienyim Community in Ikwo Local Government by suspected warriors from Adadama Community who invaded the community.
For long, the people of Ochienyim village in Amagu Community and their Adadama neighbors in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State have been engaged in boundary war which has led to the death of over 100 persons and the destruction of property worth millions of naira.
Chief Enechi Onyia (SAN), the Former Vice President General of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, expressed concerns that the once revered Igbo socio-cultural body, Ohaneze Ndigbo has been hijacked by politicians and polarised along political lines.
Addressing newsmen at the weekend in Enugu, the SAN decried the unfortunate development which according to him is dangerous and will shatter the dreams and visions of the founding fathers.
His Royal Majesty Igwe Alfred Achebe, MNI the OBi OF ONITSHA flanked by His Co-traditional rulers and other dignitaries, welcomes The British High Commissioner to his kingdom, in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The purpose of the visit is not yet fully known but it is believed that some serious issues heating up the polity such as the Pro-Biafra agitations, extra-judicial and allegedly genocidal killings of the IPOB members amd other security issues, will form the basis of their dicussion.
February 12, 2017
IPOB has appointed new leadeers of the group in Imo state.
The excercise is a move to resolve the leadership tussle rocking the Imo state branch of the Pro-Biafra group.
The appointment includes Mazi Abraham Chimankpa O, Coordinator for Owerri zone; Mazi Chidi Nwachukwu, Coordinator for Orlu and Mazi Chidiebere Echefu, Coordinator Okigwe Zone.
Chief James Ibori during his thanksgiving service at the First Baptist Church claimed that he is not a thief and cannever be one.
The Ex-while governor of Delta State who was recently released from the London Prison condemns the public opnion regarding him a thief or criminal.
He says, "I am not a thief and cannot be a thief”.
Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), an Igbo socio-politco-cultural group has charged the new Ohaneze leadership to remain apolitical and disinterested in pursuing unity and socio-economic development of Igbo land.
Its President, Comrade Augustine Chukwudum, gave the advice while speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Enugu, highlighting that the greater task facing Ohaneze requires it to disassociate itself with politics, power-tussle and party affiliations. “We urged the new executives of Ohaneze to maintain the non-partisan stand of the group.
Obi Emelonye, our great son and personage in the movie industry has today sent a heart-warming mmariage anniversary message to his adorable wife, Amaka.
The message reads "12th February is a day written in the stars for you. Happy 16th meeting, 14th traditional wedding and 12th official wedding anniversaries my dear wife. Thank you for making me complete.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State was this evening pictured alongside the Nnewi-born business mogul, Ifeanyi Ubah, watching football at the Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium, Anambra State
The pictures suggest the cool headed gentle Governor to be inclose ties with the Ifeanyi Ubah, the man who had contested against him in the last gubernatorial election of the state and appears to repeat same.
A consortium of Igbos in Diaspora have gathered to hold a first-ever cultural heritage festival in the heart of the USA, Washinton DC, from September, 1 to 3, 2017.
The cultural event which is organised to celebrate the igbo culture and values will continue across other cities of the USA in 2018 in this sequence; Atlanta Georgia Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Boston, Nashville, Houston, Dallas, Toronto in Canad.
Africa is not left out in the plan as the event will proceed in major cities in South African and end in Nigeria.
The expression of the abundance of the wealth of a great nation such as Igbo is incomplete without touching down on her rich and health-sustaining delicacies. The variety and cheapness of foods available in the igbo land give grace and choice to the rich and the poor alike so that, they are generous at spoiling visitors with delicious meals. The peculiarity of the igbo society is as well, shown in the value and purpose attached to their delicacies. Meals are prepared in line with values and befitting of events.