Culture & Tradition

Owu-ogbo And Superstition-based Abuses In Opodo, R

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Recently, an advocate in Rivers state drew the attention of the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) to a post on the Facebook page of the Opobians Blog. The Opobians Blog publishes news and information for and from the Opobo communities. The post highlighted an incident of witch-hunting in Opoboland ...

Appreciating our Mother Tongue: The Yoruba Exemplar.

Saturday, March 6, 2021
The Yoruba Language is the official language of the Yorubas, the language portrays the culture, customs and tradition of the above mentioned race. The language is very rich in cultural values and is well studied in countries all over the world including but not limited to Togo, Benin, Gambia, Brazil ...

Every Igbo Person Should Be Proud of His Language — Nworah

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Ndi Igbo have been advised to always be proud of their indigenous language and regularly communicate with it, as a way of preserving it from going extinct, and passing it over to the future generation. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Chief Uche N ...

Igbos Urged To Save Their Language From Extinction

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Igbos in Nigeria and in diaspora have been urged to value, cherish and promote the Igbo language, to save it from going extinct before the nearest future, as predicted by the UNESCO. The founder of Otu S?wakwa Igbo Prof. Pita Ejiofor (Chairman of the Occasion) made the call while speaking at a on ...

Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli Is the 19th Emir of Zazzau

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The Kaduna State Government has announced the appointment of Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamali as the 19th Emir of Zazzau. The state Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Ja rsquo;afaru Sani, made the announcement in a press statement on Wednesday. ldquo;Following the death of His Highness, A ...

Crowd attend Osun Osogbo festival against govt ban over COVID-19

Friday, August 14, 2020
A crowd of Osun worshippers, traditionalists and spectators today attended the annual Osun Osogbo festival against the ban by the state government to avoid further spread of Coronavirus in the state. The state government had announced a ban on gathering for Osun festival but crowd surged to palac ...

COVID-19: we won't allow crowd during Osun Osogbo festival -Govt 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Osun State government today declared that the usual large gathering would not be allowed during this year edition of the Osun Osogbo festival. The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon Obawale Adebisi told The Nigerian Voice that this decision becomes necessary to prevent spread of Coronaviru ...

Borno State Government Appoints New Shehu Of Bama

Monday, May 4, 2020
A delegation of Borno State Government led by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, along with the Commissioner for Local Govt and Emirate Affairs, the Director Emirate Affairs and others have confirmed the appointment of Alh Umar Ibn Kyari Al Amin El-Kanemi at the Shehu ...

Ooni Intervens In Ekiti State Traditional Rulers' Crisis

Monday, March 16, 2020
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Monday, mediated in the crisis rocking the Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers as he met with the state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and some of the obas in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. The meeting, which was held behind closed doors at the Go ...

Gov. Fayemi Visits Alaafin Barely 48 Hours After Aladdin's Warning

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Barely 48 hours after the Alaafin of Oyo cautioned him against degrading the traditional institution in Yorubaland, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has visited the Oyo monarch at his palace. The Alaafin had warned Fayemi that the traditional institution in Yorubaland was ldquo;ancestral an ...
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