Friday, 29th September 2023

Ohanaeze Ndigbo

1 day ago
  Apex pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has penciled Port Harcourt, Rivers State for the celebration of its 2023 World Igbo Day. The Igbo apex body said the idea of Port Harcourt is a symbolic act of brotherhood and peaceful co-existence. In a communiqué issued yesterday after a meeting of the leadership of the organisation,…
23 Sep
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, condemned the reprisal attack by soldiers that destroyed the means of livelihood of many people in Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State.
20 Sep
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed outrage over the rate of kidnapping in Enugu State. It has been reported that no fewer than 20 people were abducted at different locations in the state at the weekend. 
19 Sep
.Igbo group accuses region’s govs of insensitivity  The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, has said that there is no confusion or clash between the Igbo Day 2023 and the South East Summit On Security And Economy being organised by governors of the region. The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation condemned the misinformation in some quarters that the events,…
18 Sep
The group also said that there was no conflict or clash between 2023 Igbo Day and South-East Summit on Security and Economy, scheduled to hold on same dates at the Enugu and Owerri, Imo State.
10 Sep
The Ohanaeze Ndígbo has called on President Bola Tinubu to massively support the plans by the Minister of Works, Senator David Umahi, to introduce the cement technology roads nationwide. The Ndigbo apex socio-political body said it has observed with pride, the positive impact, Umahi has brought to bear on the Ministry of Works. In a…
4 Sep
The Chidi Ibeh-led faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said the North will likely work against President Bola Tinubu, if the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) orders a rerun on September 16. 
28 Aug
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it is set for this year’s Igbo Day celebration on September 29, 2023.The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation noted that the yearly event is organised in remembrance of its fallen heroes. Among those to be honoured, posthumously, in this year’s edition are the first Nigerian President, Nnamdi Azikiwe; former Head of State, Major General…
18 Aug
Reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s appointment of federal ministers by President Bola Tinubu, with Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) applauding the designation of former Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, as Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
18 Aug
The Nigeria High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Sarafa Tunji Isola, hosted the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and other eminent leaders of the Igbo race at a dinner to dialogue on the promotion of peace and unity in Nigeria.
17 Aug
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola, along with leaders of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo community, have called upon Nigerian youths to disregard any issue that might cause strife and division in the nation.
12 Aug
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter, has reiterated its commitment to promoting unity among Nigerians through sports, especially football. The President of the chapter, Sunday Ossai, stated this at a press conference to announce a football tournament with participating teams from the 20 local councils in the state. According to him, the tournament, the first edition,…


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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…
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The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
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N He posted on his “X” space, formerly twitter, that, “Balogun Olamilekan Eletu aka Sam Larry is now in our custody. He is currently assisting with an ongoing investigation. #justice4Mohbad #justiceforMohbad” However, Nigerians who were not pleased with such a statement took to his comment section to vent their displeasure about his choice of…