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» Thousands mourn literary giant Achebe at hometown funeral – The Daily Star
24/05/13 11:04 from igbo – Google News
The Daily Star Thousands mourn literary giant Achebe at hometown funeral The Daily Star While he was known worldwide mostly for “Things Fall Apart,” a novel about the collision of British colonialism and his native Igbo culture in southeas..

» Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral – Albany Democrat Herald
24/05/13 10:36 from igbo – Google News
Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral Albany Democrat Herald When the Igbo lands of the east broke away from Nigeria to become the nation of Biafra, Achebe served as a roaming ambassador for the new nation. However, the war saw 1..

» Federal Government declares May 29 public holiday – DailyPost Nigeria
24/05/13 10:34 from abuja – Google News
Federal Government declares May 29 public holiday DailyPost Nigeria This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Annesthesia Nwaobia on Thursday in Abuja , the Federal Capital Territory. Accord..

» CJN Charges Acting Abuja CJ to Lead By Example – AllAfrica.com
24/05/13 10:11 from abuja – Google News
CJN Charges Acting Abuja CJ to Lead By Example AllAfrica.com The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, Thursday urged the newly sworn in acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice ..

» Jonathan, Mahama, Others Pay Last Respects as Achebe is Buried – THISDAY Live
24/05/13 09:01 from nigerian – Google News
Jonathan, Mahama, Others Pay Last Respects as Achebe is Buried THISDAY Live Earlier in the day, Jonathan had arrived in Ogidi in a Nigerian Air Force helicopter marked NAF573 at about 11:30 am in company with his Ghanaian counterpart, amid..

» Smithsonian Museum to Showcase Works of Nigerian Photographer – THISDAY Live
24/05/13 08:56 from nigerian – Google News
Smithsonian Museum to Showcase Works of Nigerian Photographer THISDAY Live Staples added that the exhibition is an opportunity to share a visual history of Nigeria with Nigerians and to develop educational programmes around the exhibits. T..

» Clean heart, not pilgrimage will decide our hereafter – Oshiomhole – Nigerian Tribune
24/05/13 08:56 from nigerian – Google News
Clean heart, not pilgrimage will decide our hereafter – Oshiomhole Nigerian Tribune Governor Oshiomhole stated this on Thursday when he granted audience to the zonal Federal Commissioners and officials of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Com..

» World Cup Qualifier: Beware Of Kenya – Disu Warns Nigeria – Leadership Newspapers
24/05/13 08:28 from nigerian – Google News
World Cup Qualifier: Beware Of Kenya – Disu Warns Nigeria Leadership Newspapers Former Nigerian international, TajudeenDisu has warned that Nigeria is walking on tight rope ahead the 2014 World Cup qualifier.He warned that the country coul..

» London Attack: Both Suspects Are Nigerians – Leadership Newspapers
24/05/13 08:28 from nigerian – Google News
Leadership Newspapers London Attack: Both Suspects Are Nigerians Leadership Newspapers The second suspect in the brutal killing a British soldier, Lee Right, of the 2nd Battallion, the Royal Regiment of fusiliers, is also a Nigerian -born ..

» Achebe Buried Amid Encomiums From World Leaders – Leadership Newspapers
24/05/13 08:28 from nigerian – Google News
Leadership Newspapers Achebe Buried Amid Encomiums From World Leaders Leadership Newspapers President Goodluck Jonathan, accompanied by his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama , some state governors and members of Nigerian foreign mis..

» Jonathan’s Several Women – Leadership Newspapers
24/05/13 08:28 from nigerian – Google News
Jonathan’s Several Women Leadership Newspapers A sampler: When the president removed subsidy on petrol on January 1, 2012, most Nigerians blamed it on Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala , the minister of finance and coordinating minister for the e..

» Driving Foreign Direct Investment With Double Taxation Agreements – Leadership Newspapers (blog)
24/05/13 08:28 from nigerian – Google News
Driving Foreign Direct Investment With Double Taxation Agreements Leadership Newspapers (blog) The Nigerian Tax System continues to undergo constant changes that are almost as dynamic as those of the banking sector and other economic drive..

» NUJ Alerts on Blackmail, Extortion by Quack Journalists – THISDAY Live
24/05/13 08:20 from nigerian – Google News
NUJ Alerts on Blackmail, Extortion by Quack Journalists THISDAY Live The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Thursday alerted the public, particularly public office holders on the activities of some fake journalists and quacks, who operate ..

» El-Rufai Condemns Amnesty for Boko Haram – THISDAY Live
24/05/13 08:20 from nigerian – Google News
El-Rufai Condemns Amnesty for Boko Haram THISDAY Live The former minister and author of the book, the “Accidental Civil Servant,” disclosed this in Lagos at the seventh annual Alao Aka-Bashorun lecture titled: “Law, Corruption and the Futu..

» Appeal Court to Hear Ndume’s Application to Stop Trial – THISDAY Live
24/05/13 07:45 from abuja – Google News
Appeal Court to Hear Ndume’s Application to Stop Trial THISDAY Live The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday fixed October 2 for the adoption of briefs in the appeal filed by Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume to stay proceedings in his trial bef..

» Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral – The Edwardsville Intelligencer
24/05/13 06:19 from igbo – Google News
Writer Chinua Achebe honored in Nigeria funeral The Edwardsville Intelligencer Traditional Igbo chiefs attend the funeral of late author Chinua Achebe in Ogidi, Nigeria, Thursday, May 23, 2013. Writer Chinua Achebe is being remembered in N..

» 1497 Illegal Routes Into Nigeria – Interior Minister – SaharaReporters.com
24/05/13 05:09 from abuja – Google News
SaharaReporters.com 1497 Illegal Routes Into Nigeria – Interior Minister SaharaReporters.com Mr. Moro spoke in Abuja while briefing the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the party’s national head..

» FG needs $244m to secure nation’s borders –Moro – National Mirror
24/05/13 04:07 from abuja – Google News
National Mirror FG needs $244m to secure nation’s borders –Moro National Mirror Addressing the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday in Abuja , Moro said the United States Department which off..

» N316b investment for New Abuja Industrial Park – The Nation
24/05/13 03:27 from abuja – Google News
The Nation N316b investment for New Abuja Industrial Park The Nation Vice President Namadi Sambo yesterday maintained that the new Idu Industrial Park in Abuja is projected to attract over $2 billion (about N316 billion) Direct Foreign Inv..

» FG needs $244m for border surveillance equipment – The Punch
24/05/13 03:10 from abuja – Google News
FG needs $244m for border surveillance equipment The Punch Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, said this in Abuja on Thursday while briefing the Peoples Democratic Party National Working Committee members on the activities of the ministry..

» CJN tasks judges on punctuality, quick dispensation of justice – The Guardian Nigeria
24/05/13 01:30 from abuja – Google News
CJN tasks judges on punctuality, quick dispensation of justice The Guardian Nigeria Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Ibrahim Bukar, in Abuja Thursday, the CJN ur..

» Igbo burials: How Nigeria will bid farewell to Achebe – Myjoyonline.com
24/05/13 00:42 from igbo – Google News
Igbo burials: How Nigeria will bid farewell to Achebe Myjoyonline.com The honourable final resting place for an Igbo man is his ancestral village; and for a woman, in her husband’s village. In order to recuperate financially, many fami..

» Court fixes Oct 2 for Sen Ndume’s appeal – The Guardian Nigeria
24/05/13 00:19 from abuja – Google News
Court fixes Oct 2 for Sen Ndume’s appeal The Guardian Nigeria THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed October 2 to hear the appeal of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume in the on-going trial for terrorism charges brought against hi..

» N1.3bn scam: ex-Governor Nyame of Taraba denies own statement – Premium Times
24/05/13 00:07 from abuja – Google News
N1.3bn scam: ex-Governor Nyame of Taraba denies own statement Premium Times A former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, has added a new twist to his ongoing trial at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja , as he told t..

» Catholic Bishops Condemns Violent Persecution of Nigerian Christians; Supports FG over Emergency Rule
23/05/13 22:53 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Son hacks father to death in Enugu – DailyPost Nigeria
23/05/13 22:36 from igbo – Google News
Son hacks father to death in Enugu DailyPost Nigeria The sleepy community of Umuida, Enugu Ezike, in Igbo -Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu state has been thrown into confusion following the alleged murder of a 65-year-old man, Mr…

» Who Are the Yoruba People? (part 2) – AllAfrica.com
23/05/13 17:56 from igbo – Google News
Who Are the Yoruba People? (part 2) AllAfrica.com By way of contrast, the various tribes from the rest of southern Nigeria who migrated from eastern and southern Africa to their present locations comprise of the Igbo and the people of the ..

» Who Are The Yoruba People? (Part 2), By Femi Fani-Kayode – Premium Times
23/05/13 16:26 from yoruba – Google News
Premium Times Who Are The Yoruba People? (Part 2), By Femi Fani-Kayode Premium Times In his 2000 page book titled ”Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation”, Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people of south-we..

» Nigerian bishops lament disunity among local Catholics – DFW Catholic
23/05/13 14:55 from igbo – Google News
Nigerian bishops lament disunity among local Catholics DFW Catholic The Mbaise are a tribe of the Igbo , one of the three major ethnic groups of Nigeria. Most Christians in Nigeria are Igbo , and reside in the south-east of the country. So..

» Diaspora Group Throws Weight Behind State of Emergency – AllAfrica.com
23/05/13 14:33 from igbo – Google News
Diaspora Group Throws Weight Behind State of Emergency AllAfrica.com Nigerian soldiers. The Igbo community in Diaspora under the umbrella of Igbo World Assembly (IWA), has thrown their weight behind declaration of state of emergency in Bor..

» Igbo Will Miss Achebe for a Long Time – AllAfrica.com
23/05/13 14:33 from igbo – Google News
Igbo Will Miss Achebe for a Long Time AllAfrica.com Enugu — THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said, Wednesday, that the departed literary giant, Professor Chinua Achebe whose remains would be finally laid to rest ..

» Nigerian bishops lament disunity among local Catholics – Catholic News Agency
23/05/13 14:21 from igbo – Google News
Catholic News Agency Nigerian bishops lament disunity among local Catholics Catholic News Agency The Mbaise are a tribe of the Igbo , one of the three major ethnic groups of Nigeria. Most Christians in Nigeria are Igbo , and reside in the ..

» Chinua Achebe Honoured At Government College Umuahia, Abia State
22/05/13 20:04 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Governor Obi Inspects Achebe’s Resting Place
21/05/13 20:56 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Miguel Diaz-Canel Visits Yoruba Association of Cuba – Cuba News
21/05/13 20:16 from yoruba – Google News
Cuba News Miguel Diaz-Canel Visits Yoruba Association of Cuba Cuba News HAVANA, Cuba, May 20 (acn) Miguel Diaz-Canel, member of the Politburo of the Cuban Communist Party and First Vice-president of the Cuban councils of State and Minister..

» Again, President Jonathan Shops For Igbo Votes? – Leadership Newspapers
21/05/13 07:58 from igbo – Google News
Leadership Newspapers Again, President Jonathan Shops For Igbo Votes? Leadership Newspapers The Igbo electorate massively voted for him expecting that he will fulfill his campaign promises. But not a few say that the President has reneged ..

» Yoruba hold the ace in 2015, says Fasehun – The Nation
21/05/13 03:18 from yoruba – Google News
The Nation Yoruba hold the ace in 2015, says Fasehun The Nation The founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has said the Yoruba could decide the fate of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. But the leader of the..

» Who Are the Yoruba People? (I) – AllAfrica.com
20/05/13 17:53 from yoruba – Google News
Who Are the Yoruba People? (I) AllAfrica.com The Yoruba people of south-western Nigeria are a nationality of approximately 50 million people the vast majority of whom are concentrated primarily within Nigeria but who are also spread throug..

» Igbo Leaders to Jonathan – What We Want From You! – AllAfrica.com
20/05/13 14:32 from igbo – Google News
Igbo Leaders to Jonathan – What We Want From You! AllAfrica.com On the Second Niger Bridge, the Igbo leaders said: “The bridge will serve as an important economic corridor that is at the heart of a globally recognized emerging industrial h..

» Why I married Igbo woman – Yoruba actor, Gbenga Animashaun – Codewit Global Network
20/05/13 14:11 from igbo – Google News
Why I married Igbo woman – Yoruba actor, Gbenga Animashaun Codewit Global Network While making this known to us, the elated Osun State-born actor cum model disclosed that his decision to tie the nuptial knots with an Igbo woman was a true ..

» Nigeria: Why Okiro Is Unsuitable To Head External Civilian Oversight of The Police As Chairman Of Police Service Commission
19/05/13 17:41 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Odu’a Museum Opens at Cocoa House Ibadan – THISDAY Live
19/05/13 06:43 from yoruba – Google News
Odu’a Museum Opens at Cocoa House Ibadan THISDAY Live Another section is dedicated to the Yoruba weaving and clothing industry with a flamboyant display of Aso Oke in different designs, colours and textures (sanyan, alaari, etu) sewn i..

» 100 artistes for World Sango Festival – Nigerian Tribune
19/05/13 03:00 from yoruba – Google News
100 artistes for World Sango Festival Nigerian Tribune Cultural ambassador to the Alaafin of Oyo, Dr Paula Gomes, has declared that the World Sango Festival (WSF) will be the best thing to happen to Yoruba culture. In a chat with media men..

» The 12 top reasons why Igbos and Yorubas should not intermarry – Opinion – Osun Defender
18/05/13 17:13 from yoruba – Google News
The 12 top reasons why Igbos and Yorubas should not intermarry – Opinion Osun Defender The most popular union seems to be the one between the Igbos and the Yorubas . With this in mind, I have compiled a list, specially for everyone who is ..

» Afenifere wants Jonathan to declare State of Emergency across Nigeria – Premium Times
17/05/13 20:16 from yoruba – Google News
Premium Times Afenifere wants Jonathan to declare State of Emergency across Nigeria Premium Times The Afenifere Renewal Group, a Yoruba socio-cultural organization, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to “immediately declare a state ..

» Learn Yoruba with ease: Yoruba 101 application now available in iTunes store – 360Nobs.com
17/05/13 19:47 from yoruba – Google News
Learn Yoruba with ease: Yoruba 101 application now available in iTunes store 360Nobs.com Oluko Asa (culture tutor), takes users on a quest to get acquainted with the Yorùbá language using a combination of illustrations, text, voice and gam..

» Kunle Adegbite and Biodun Okeowo Attack Reporter Over Love Story – AllAfrica.com
17/05/13 12:18 from yoruba – Google News
Kunle Adegbite and Biodun Okeowo Attack Reporter Over Love Story AllAfrica.com By Samuel Abulude, 17 May 2013. The picture above is a location picture of the yet to be released Yoruba movie, Ore produced by pretty actress, Biodun Okeowo an..

» APGA Crisis: Jonathan’s Wife Behind Me says Umeh
17/05/13 11:38 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Tributes And Colloquium Today For Chinua Achebe At His High School Alma Mater
17/05/13 10:42 from Masterweb Rss Feed

» Hausanisation Policy In Nigerian Police And Death Of Over 2,500 Igbos Under Jonathan
16/05/13 10:22 from Masterweb Rss Feed

 

 


 

 

 

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