Culture & Tradition

Ndị Igbo Urged to Preserve their Heritage, As 202

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Nd? Igbo have been advised to cherish, uphold, preserve and leverage on their cultural heritage and tradition, as one of the surest ways of summounting some of the major challenges facing mankind and society at large today. This formed the central point of discussion at the 2021 edition of Ozi?ma ...

Moro Celebrates New Yam Festival With Constituents

Friday, September 24, 2021
The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Abba Patrick Moro, on Thursday, celebrated the Ere-Ononu (New Yam Festival) with the people of Ekile community, in Ado, one of the Local Government Areas in his Constituency. In his welcome address, the Ado Council Chairman, Hon. James Och ...

Igbos In Ghana Celebrate 2021 Yam Festival In Style, Affirm Ghana Friendship

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Nigerians in Ghana will continue to be peaceful and law-abiding, king of the Igbo community, Eze (Dr) Chukwudi Jude Ihenetu, Eze Ndigbo-Ghana, has assured. The Igbo community in Ghana is part of the Igbo nation, which is the third largest of Nigeria 39;s over 300 tribes. And, the Igbo communi ...

Owu-ogbo And Superstition-based Abuses In Opodo, Rivers State

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 ...
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