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Nri community marks 1000 years old Agwu festival in grand style

THE ancient kingdom of Nri in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, believed to be the cradle of Igbo civilisation, recently celebrated the famous Agwu Festival began over 1000 years ago. Indeed, it was a sight to behold as all the villages in Nri marched into the Nri market square, venue of the event, with their glamorous masquerades accompanied by their leaders.

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ALLEGED UNDERDEVELOPMENT: Delta oil community, Chevron lock horns

That is the heartbreaking manner   a prominent leader of Ugborodo, Mr. Isaac Botosan       a major Itsekiri ethnic oil producing community at Escravos, Warri South-West Local Government Area , Delta State, described the plight of his people, who have accused Chevron Nigeria Limited,   CNL, a multinational oil company operating in the area of  under-developing  them.   

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PLATEAU:Horror in IDP camps

Jos – When armed gunmen identified as Fulani herdsmen invaded about 19 villages mainly in Barkin Ladi, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State, all that the villagers wanted was to escape to safety. While some lost their lives in the ensuing confusion, thousands made it to safe places in areas where they are totally strangers

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Alaafin, Olubadan tango over installation of new kings

THE seemingly intractable royal crisis in Ibadan Traditional Council over promotion of high chiefs to beaded-crown wearing kings has spread its tentacles beyond the sprawling city as a respectable traditional ruler in Yorubaland, the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi threw his weight behind the action of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, who installed the kings.   

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