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Nigerian Govt TAKES  looted artefacts from Germany to Oba of Benin

Nigerian Govt TAKES looted artefacts from Germany to Oba of Benin

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Saturday handed over two looted artefacts returned by German government to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, in Benin City. RECALL that the artefacts were returned to Nigeria and initially kept in the custody of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments, NCMM, in 2022. The Director-General of...

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No faction in Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, President-General tells gossip mongers

No faction in Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, President-General tells gossip mongers

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Worldwide has said, contrary to insinuations in some quarters, that there is no faction in the body. This is as the organisation said it had commenced moves to modernise the Igbo Apprenticeship System, a system that has helped the people achieve economic empowerment. President-General of Ohanaeze-Ndigbo Worldwide,...

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Nigerians call out Discrimination in policy at Chinese supermarket

Nigerians call out Discrimination in policy at Chinese supermarket

Nigerians have vehemently criticised the discriminator policy implemented by a Chinese supermarket, which restricts entry exclusively to individuals of Chinese descent, denouncing it as discriminatory and unjust. The supermarket situated at the China General Chamber of Commerce, along Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road in the Federal Capital Territory, is acclaimed as a destination for Chinese cuisine...

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Tinubu meets Afenifere leader, vows tough action against threats to Nigeria’s sovereignty

Tinubu meets Afenifere leader, vows tough action against threats to Nigeria’s sovereignty

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday promised harsh consequences for persons who pit themselves against Nigeria’s sovereignty and security. He also said his administration has made considerable gains against banditry and kidnapping through intensified campaigns buoyed by intelligence gathering. “Those who think they can threaten the sovereignty of Nigeria will have themselves to blame. They have...

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Reverse eelectricity tariff hike— afenifere tells Tinubu

Reverse eelectricity tariff hike— afenifere tells Tinubu

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group Afenifere has condemned the recent hike in electricity tariff, asking President Bola Tinubu to compel the Ministry of Power to reverse the increase. Afenifere’s comment followed the Nigerian Electricity Distribution Company’s (NERC) electricity tariff hike for Band A users – consumers who enjoy at least 20 hours of power supply. In...

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Ohanaeze slams Kogi Traditional Rulers for Opposing Senate Investigation in Ajaokuta Steel Company

Ohanaeze slams Kogi Traditional Rulers for Opposing Senate Investigation in Ajaokuta Steel Company

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has faulted traditional rulers in Kogi State for kicking against the Senate investigative panel on Ajaokuta Steel Company and the National Iron Ore Mining Company, Itakpe. The warning came in response to a letter written to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio by the Ebira Area Traditional...

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Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Nwabali Receives Chieftaincy Title In His Hometown

Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Nwabali Receives Chieftaincy Title In His Hometown

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali received a prestigious chieftaincy title in his community in Rivers State.Nwabali, who led Nigeria to the 2024 AFCON finals with outstanding saves was crowned with the title of Ugo Egbema, “The Pride of Egbema Kingdom,” by His Royal Majesty, Nzeobi Evaristus Amida, the traditional ruler of Mgbede community in Egbema...

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Soyinka to deliver PUNCH 50th anniversary lecture Feb 29

Soyinka to deliver PUNCH 50th anniversary lecture Feb 29

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, will on February 29 deliver PUNCH Newspapers’ 50th anniversary lecture. The renowned playwright, novelist, poet and essayist is expected to deconstruct an important issue of national discourse. The lecture, which is part of the weeklong activities marking the 50th anniversary of PUNCH, is billed to hold at the Civic Centre,...

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Oyinbo Man Speaks Hausa Fluently 

Oyinbo Man Speaks Hausa Fluently 

Oyinbo Man was sighted speaking Hausa fluently in Kano. This is not strange if you are in Kano or Kaduna. You will easily come across Oyinbo Men and Women who speak Hausa fluently. Some of them have adopted Northern cultures too. By putting on Northern traditional clothes and eating Northern traditional food.