2019 Ofala: Obi Of Onitsha Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe Celebrates His 18th Ofala, Extol Virtues Of Globacom

…President Buhari Promise To Speed Work On The Second Niger Bridge   The 2019 Ofala Festival sponsored by national telecommunications company, Glo, continued at the 2019 Ofala Festival in Onitsha, Anambra State, with the paramount ruler of the ancient town, Igwe Nnaemeka, extolling the virtues of Globacom, which he said had been sponsoring the festival since 2011. Speaking after he made a grand royal entry into the Ime Obi arena, accompanied by his Ndi Ichies, and other palace functionaries, the Igwe commended Globacom for supporting the Ofala festival for the past nine years,…

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Deji of Akure To Embark On 7-day Traditional Leave Shops Closed, Drums Forbidden

The paramount ruler and Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo, will embark on seven day traditional leave on Saturday 14th of September, leading to the utmost seclusion of the monarch. According to a statement, by the Chief Press Secretary to the monarch, Michael Adeyeye, who noted that the during the leave, the beating of drum is also forbidden in the ancient town. According to him, the leave is an annual event referred to as “Ulefunta” in Akure culture and tradition. It commenced on Saturday September 14 and will…

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The Ooni of Ife receives First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities Award

At the sidelines of the launch of the Oduduwa Museum unveiled at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos the organisers of Akwaaba African Travel Market presented His Royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife with the First Africa Travel 100 Global Personalities award. The Ooni of Ife His Royal Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, who is the Special guest of honour for the African Diaspora Tourism conference holding at the 15th Akwaaba Travel Market is the Custodian of 15 Famous Festivals among which the world Famous Olojo Festival in October.…

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Ihedioha To Restore Traditional Rulers’ Financial Autonomy Promises 5% Of LG Allocation

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has promised to give five percent of the monthly allocation of the local government areas in the 27 local councils of the state. The governor who Address monarchs of the 647 autonomous communities at the Eze Imo Parliamentary Palace Chambers, Mbari Street, Owerri, Ihedioha assured the monarchs that his administration would provide them with five percent of the required monthly federal allocation as enshrined as this would help them grow judiciously. And also the allocation was lawful and would help the royal fathers to develop…

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WHEN OWU KINGS AND EMINENT CITIZENS UNIFY HOPE AT SILVER JUBILEE CONVENTION

Abeokuta, in December 2016, played host to a colourful parade of royalty;  Obas, village and district heads and titled traditional leaders and eminent citizens  from Owu Townships and settlements in Nigeria and in the Diaspora , to commemorate the silver Jubilee celebration of their own; the National Union of Royal Union of Owu People in NIgeria. With the theme; 25 years  and striving for greater impact,  It was an occasion for the reunion  of the people  and a reunification of thoughts and ideals of the ancient Kingdom; an event that…

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