Umuolum Community Gets New Monarch Ten Years After

Umuolum Community Gets New Monarch Ten Years After

…Cabinet Chiefs Set Up Reconciliation Committee To Reconcile With Aggrieved Persons The new traditional ruler of Umuolum Community in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra state, HRH Igwe Chris Chibuogu Ndibe and his cabinet chiefs had during its annual meeting on December 28, 2020, announced the setting up of a ten-member reconciliation committee to meet with some aggrieved persons in the community. The committee included the former governorship candidate of ADC and two times president of Anambra state association of town union (ASATU), Chief Dr. Ben Eze Agbogu, Engr. Onuorah…

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The Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III: An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari

The Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III: An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari

Your Excellency, I have never been timid or shy of my total support for the success of your administration to deliver the country to the Promised Land. My confidence had always been based on Your Excellency’s ability, fitness, and competence in leading the country to the Promised Land, where Law and Order prevail, individual liberty is guaranteed, the economic well-being of the citizens is assured. That my confidence in Your Excellency remains unshaken to date. In recent times, however, I am worried about the security situation in the country, especially…

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Anambra Traditional Ruler Drags Subject To Court For Refusing To Address Him As ‘Igwe’

Anambra traditional ruler drags subject to court for refusing to address him as 'Igwe'

The traditional ruler of the Isiagu community in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Austin Ozoemenam Nwankwo, has dragged one of his subjects, Chief Ben Ifeatu, to court for refusing to recognize him as the traditional ruler. Nwankwo wants the court to compel Chief Ifeatu, a claimant to the stool of the community, to begin to address him properly as ‘Igwe’. On Wednesday, January 20, the monarch told the court that Chief Ifeatu had insisted on addressing him as Chief Austin Nwankwo.

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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Have *Officially* Made Plans To Reunite With The Queen In England

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Have *Officially* Made Plans To Reunite With The Queen In England

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are reuniting with Queen Elizabeth II in June The Sussexes are planning to return for the royals’ Trooping the Colour parade. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are officially heading back to England for the first time since their history-making move to the United States. Like, not this very second, but they’ve made their plans. The Duke and Duchess are reportedly planning to travel back across the pond to celebrate the Queen’s 95th birthday with the rest of the royal family in June. The Sunday Times was the first to drop the news, confirming…

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Air Peace New Route To Johannesburg Will Boost Tourism – Stakeholders

Air Peace Launches Multiple Domestic Routes, Resume Suspended Destinations

By JUSTINA OKPANKU Air Peace airlines on December 17, 2020, commenced a direct flight to South Africa using B777. Many applauded the leading airline in West Africa saying that the inaugural flight from Lagos to Oliver R. Thambo International in Johannesburg, which touched down at 8 am on Thursday reviving the Lagos-Johannesburg route, will provide immense value to travelers and boost tourism.

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Queen Elizabeth, Husband Receive Covid-19 Vaccine As UK Cases Surge

Queen Elizabeth, husband receive Covid-19 vaccine as UK cases surge

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and her husband Philip joined the country’s vaccination drive on Saturday as health officials said the UK had recorded more than three million cases since the start of the pandemic. “The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have today received Covid-19 vaccinations,” the Buckingham Palace said in a statement. The Queen is 94 years old and Philip is 99. A royal source said the vaccines were administered by a household doctor at the queen’s Windsor Castle residence, adding that she made the news public to counter any speculation. With a highly transmissible new variant of the virus surging across…

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10-Year-Old Boy Crowned King As Igwe Olanme 11 Of Iyiora In Anambra

10-year-old boy crowned King As Igwe Olanme ii of Iyiora In Anambra

His Royal Highness Oyeachonam Okonkwo, 10, has become the youngest king in Igboland after he was crowned following his father’s death. His father, Igwe Akuebisi, the Olame 1 Of Iyiora Anam. Anambra state was buried in December 2020 and the boy was crowned on Thursday, January 7, 2021 The 10-year-old boy has been crowned as king of Iyiora Anam kingdom in Anambra West Local Government Area of Nigeria’s Anambra State. According to Waka About Africa,  Akubuisi Okonkwo ascended the throne after the last Ofala of his late father, His Royal Highness, Igwe…

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NCAC Partners With Potter Media For Ohafia Heritage Festival

NCAC Partners With Potter Media For Ohafia Heritage Festival

The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with a Lagos-based communication and marketing company, Potter Media Communications and Marketing Company, will in August this year hold a novel cultural festival cum tourism program in Ohafia, Abia State. The festival, Ohafia Heritage Festival and Slave Route Tour (OH-FESRT), would provide local and international tourists the opportunity to experience the famous Ohafia War Dance (Egu Ikperikpe Ogu), a traditional dance festival that evolved from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade era.  The festival will also offer tourists the opportunity to visit historical sites…

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Abisoye Oshodi Lagos Prince Claims Possession Of Stolen Oba Staff

Abisoye Oshodi Lagos Prince Claims Possession Of Stolen Oba Staff

A Prince of Lagos, Abisoye Oshodi, said to based in London, claimed he has in his possession the authentic staff of the office of Oba Rilwan Akiolu, stolen during a sack of the palace by hoodlums in late October. Abisoye in a viral video on Facebook posted by Yoruba-Brazilian Descendants Renascimento Association said the staff of office brought to the palace on 1 January by Oba Akiolu was fake. He, therefore, slammed the king for being an impostor. He claimed Lagos no longer has a king and Akiolu no longer…

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The Role Of The Financial System In The Growth Of Culture And Tourism

The Role Of The Financial System In The Growth Of Culture And Tourism

By: Chinyere Ogidi Until recently culture and tourism were not much closely associated with the Nigeria financial system. While the banks have shown support for many other segments of the economy over the years, they clearly steered clear of much to do with culture and tourism, even though that segment of the society had enormous potentials for growth and could become a strong platform for consumer engagement and vibrant corporate social responsibility activities. Thankfully that is all changing, not on a large scale though, but the financial institution is now…

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