2017 and the choice of Obiano

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                                                              Ejike Anyaduba
He probably wasn’t your choice candidate in the last election and didn’t get your vote. He doubtless was new and you were skeptical he would deliver. He was not a perennial fixture in the politics of the state (unlike the other contenders on the platform), and that tasked your

2017 and the choice of Obiano

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           Ejike Anyaduba
He probably wasn’t your choice candidate in the last election and didn’t get your vote. He doubtless was new and you were skeptical he would deliver. He was not a perennial fixture in the politics of the state (unlike the other contenders on the platform), and that tasked your


Ifeanyi Uba FC Defeats Rangers To Win 2017 Charity Cup

And we defeated Rangers again to win 2017 Charity Cup here in Abuja .

10-man FC Ifeanyi Ubah (AnambraWarriors) humbled 11-man Rangers International today ... I saw the best of the game today from our players .

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army recovers corpses of 16 missing soldiers

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Army troops clearing Boko Haram enclaves along Bitta to Tokumbere, Sambisa Forest, Borno state
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said one officer and fifteen soldiers have been found dead in a major river northeast of the country.
The sixteen personnel were part of the 46 officially declared missing more than six weeks ago.
Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole who made the announcement, said the soldiers were found dead in River Yobe,
“The corpses were recovered along Kamadogou River line area in Maiduguri,” Mr. Irabor, a major general, said.

South East Youths Build Support For Orji 2019 Presidency under APC

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The greatest gift Nigeria will ever receive is electing an Igbo man from the eastern region of the country to be president. For this reason vast majority of the Igbo youths, Igbo organisations in Nigeria and diaspora want to produce a formidable Nigeria president one that will be seen as president for all and not president for a region or tribe. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matters to the Igbo presidency in Nigeria. The Igbo which is the easterner part of Nigeria have great leaders which are in the fore front of Nigeria politics such leaders as former
governor of abia state and now a chieftain in the ruling party All progressive congress Dr Orji Uzor

Obi Still With PDP, Not Ready For Any Mega Party or APC --- Aide

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The news of the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter  Obi planning to leave the PDP, after high level meetings with some politicians,  as published in some sites was brought to my attention.

2019 ambition, public outcry over Pastor Adeboye’s resignation made Buhari sack FRC boss – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the sack of the Executive Secretary of the Financial Regulatory Council (FRC) of Nigeria, Mr. Jim Obazee, in connection with the implementation of the controversial Corporate Governance Code 2016 as an afterthought and cover-up to stem the tide of negative public reactions to the implementation of the controversial law that stripped the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye and others of their positions.

National Organizing Secretary of Labour Party (LP), Barr Chinedu L. Adili Ubah defects to APC.

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In what seems like political tsunami raging all over Anambra state with the latest move of Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah into APC. The National Publicity Secretary of Labour Party (LP) , Barr Chinedu L. Adili-Ubah left Labour Party and join APC.
In his words he said;


Oil magnate and business mogul, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah has again exhibited his high sense of love and affection to humanity as he recently provided succour to one of Nollywood's veteran actors, Obi Madubogwu who has been bedridden for a while.

APC: THE NEW IGBO PARTY--- Special Report

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APC has done more for the Igbo Nation in one year than PDP and APGA did in 16 years.
APC is the new Igbo party and remains the most viable machinery to take Ndigbo to the presidency
Yes, the uninformed among us were brainwashed into hating and attributing religious extremism to the APC .

No Faction in APGA ---- Oye

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye, has said there is no crisis in the party ,adding the party is the most peaceful in the country.
Oye also said there was no threat over Anambra governorship position in the election that is coming up later in the year, insisting that the party is rooted in the state and would win. Oye, who spoke, yesterday, in Umuahia, insisted that he remained the national chairman of the party and that APGA is the only party in the country with an ideology and, therefore was able to withstand storms. “There is no wrangling in APGA; it is the most peaceful party in Nigeria and the only party with an ideology. We have no need to join any mega party as being rumoured,” Oye said. He said the party was not threatened in the 2017 Anambra governorship election.

Chike Obidigbo and the Fallacy of Thought

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An interrogation of fallacies of thought and reason by scholars of Behavioral Science posits that often times, humans are prone to common errors in reasoning and argument. They assert that intelligent people are more than capable of holding irrational ideas that recruit subjective belief more than objective facts and evidence. In other words having qualifications and intelligence are no guarantee that one’s views are correct.

Nigeria Governors Ranking, Willie Obiano Came First

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It’s hard to compare state governors considering their peculiar circumstances – income disparity, insecurity, and varying stages of development. But this is no deterrent, every state governor is expected to utilize scarce resources to the benefit of citizens and the development of the state.


Okonjo Uweala Blame Current Economic Woes To Buhari Ash Economic Policies

Fmr Finance Minister: Ngozi Okonjo Iweala.

I still find it funny that most people
don't know why Nigeria economy
went into recession, they love the
incompetent lies of Lai Mohammed
about the past government ruining
everything. It's also myopic to think
that if Jonathan were to still be in
power, we would be worse off.

Breaking news; Lawal Replaces Ndume As Senate Leader

Senator Lawan replaces sacked Senator Ali Ndume as the new Senate leader

Anambra rated one of the most corrupt states in Nigeria

Anambra is one on the most corrupt states in Nigeria, according to the anti-graft group, Citizens Anti Corruption Volunteers Corp (CACVC), citing the result of a survey.

Democrats kick as Trump appoint’s in-law top Adviser

Democrats have called on the Justice Department and Office of Government Ethics to review President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner as a top adviser. Mr Kushner, a wealthy property developer is married to Mr Trump’s daughter Ivanka. The Democrats raised concerns that the appointment may be in breach of U.S. nepotism law and constitutes a conflict of interest. But Trump’s lawyer insists there is no breach. Donald Trump picked his son-in-law Jared Kushner as top adviser Jamie Gorelick, Trump’s Lawyer says that the Business Mogul will step down as head of his family business in compliance with ethics laws. The U.S. Nepotism law signed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, prevents public officials from promoting a relative “to a civilian

APC is fighting APC in Zamfara as DSS arrests speaker over ‘plot to impeach gov’

Operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have arrested Sanusi Rikiji, speaker of the Zamfara state house of assembly, over an alleged plot to impeach Abdulaziz Yari, governor of the state.

Rikiji and some members of the assembly are currently being detained in Abuja.

BoT members meet former president Jonathan over PDP crisis

Members of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party met with former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Wednesday night.
One of our correspondents gathered that the meeting was the first the leadership of the party had with the former President since he was defeated during the 2015 presidential election.
The Chairman of the BoT, Sen. Walid Jibril, led members of the meeting to the former President’s house located at Maitama District.

Adeboye: Throw controversial code out completely, CAN tells FG

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The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Monday, called on the Federal Government to completely throw away the controversial corporate governance code of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, warning it against any attempt to weaken the church of God in the country. Reacting to the measures taken so far by the government on the implementation of the code that had stirred up controversies in the country, the General Secretary of CAN, Rev. Musa Asake said nobody can fights God and survive it. The council is implementing corporate governance code issued in

ORJI UZOR KALU | APC, an easier route to Igbo presidency

Ahead of 2019 general elections, former Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on his political associates to join the ruling All Progressives Congress , APC, and ensure that the party wins the 2019 general elections not only in Abia State but also the entire South East zone.

Jolie, Pitt agree to settle divorce in private: reports

Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt, once Hollywood’s most celebrated couple, have reached an agreement to keep details of their high-profile divorce and child custody dispute private, US media reported on Tuesday. The estranged Hollywood film stars have “signed agreements to preserve the privacy rights of their children and family by keeping all court documents confidential and engaging a private judge to make any necessary legal decisions and to facilitate the expeditious resolution of any remaining issues,” Jolie and Pitt said in a statement obtained by CNN. “The parents are

Wizkid’s babymama, Shola Ogudu, debunks engagement rumour

OVER the weekend, news went viral on the social media that Wizkid’s first babymama, Shola Ogudu, got engaged to an unconfirmed partner. Accompanying the rumour was a picture of the mother of one, flaunting an engagement ring suspected to have been given to her by her undisclosed fiancée, with the caption “Yes”, sparking off spurious rumours that she just got engaged. But

Breaking: Ali Ndume removed as Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan takes over

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The Senate on Tuesday, received a letter from APC Caucus removing Senator Ali Ndume as its Leader. Senator Ali Ndume is the senator representing Borno South in the Senate. Senator Ahmed Lawan was however announced as the new caucus Leader.

‘We are cheated and marginalized as one section of the Igbo nation’

The Ebonyi government and the state’s traditional rulers council on Monday, endorsed Chief Nnia Nwodo for the post of National president of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organisation. The state branch of the organisation among other groups, endorsed Nwodo for the position in the election slated for Tuesday, Jan.10 (FILES)- A March 2, 2012 file photo shows an Ohafia cultural troupe entertaining bystanders during the burial of Nigeria’s secessionist leader Odumegwu Ojukwu at his native Nnewi country home, in Anambra State eastern Nigeria. Odumegwu Ojukwu, who

BUDGET: Lawmakers warn Buhari of imminent face-off if…

Ahead of today’s resumption of the two chambers of the National Assembly, the legislators are warning that President Muhammadu Buhari could trigger an unneeded face-ff should he insist on having his way through the budget process. President Muhammadu Buhari (M) presents the 2017 National Budget to a joint session of the National Assembly at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Wednesday. Speaking against the background of claims that legislative re-order and

Kaduna killings: Ulama council calls for Sen Laah, CAN President’s arrest

The Council of Imams and Ulama, Kaduna State, has called for the arrest of Senator representing Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone, Senator Danjuma La’ah; President, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, and the President of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, Dr. Musa Solomon, among others, for what it said were their inflammatory comments over Southern Kaduna killings. However, Senator Laah responded promptly, saying the call for his arrest and others by the Imans and Ulama of Kaduna State was a ploy to cover their (Ulamas) fear and shame resulting from the cruelty meted out to Southern Kaduna people by those they mentored. On his part, Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State of not doing enough to put an end to the killings in Southern Kaduna. As for the council of Imans and Ulamas, it made the call, at a briefing by the Chairman and Secretary General, Sheikh Abubakar Babantune, and Yusuf

Power sector privatisation has failed –Saraki

Nigerian Senate president, Senator Bukola Saraki  said this on Tuesday in his message at the opening session of the Senate, while also decrying the policy inconsistencies that have continued to challenge the business environment.

Reelforge Partners Media Intelligence Agency, P+ Measurement Services

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In a bid to foster partnerships and address the ever-increasing demand for a comprehensive media monitoring and measurement service to brands in the African market, P+ Measurement services has entered into a strategic partnership with Reelforge Media monitoring, one of Africa’s fast growing media monitoring agency covering more than 5 countries across East Africa.


Aisha Buhari says lavish VIP treatment by Nigeria High Commission ‘simple protocol’ for her status

Lavish receptions organised by the Nigerian High Commission for the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, and her entourage, during her visits to the UK, were nothing more than “simple protocol” for a personality of her status, her spokesperson has said.
Mrs. Buhari initially denied abusing privileges offered by the commission in London as reported by Sahara Reporters.
She adjusted her statement after the newspaper presented evidence indicating the budgeting of several thousands of pounds for her trips to the UK.
After the first story reported that the High Commission spent up to £7,000 and provided other privileges each time Mrs. Buhari travelled to the UK, the first lady denied abusing any privilege and described the report as false.

Ambode wants Marathon Fun Parks in Lagos

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To ensure that Lagosians follow the 2017 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, wants Marathon Fun Parks in Lagos during the 2017 edition slated for February 11.
The Marathon Fun Parks will give Lagosians who cannot make it to the finish line or line the route to cheer the runners, an opportunity to be part of the event in a relaxed environment that is fun and gives room for bonding.

Mikel moves to China after legendary success at Chelsea

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Just like that, Mikel Obi has left Chelsea, the team where he grew from a boy to a man and became a father. In his 10 years at the London Club, Mikel rightly divided opinions, but his achievements for the club have to be hailed and will forever be remembered.
In his 10-year stay, Chelsea became a global club and won major titles that had not been won before he came in from Norway as a gangling ball-playing midfielder.
Chelsea’s official site said, “His finest moment came in 2012 in Munich when his incredible discipline in midfield protected the defence and helped us to claim our first Champions League triumph.”

Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi resumes at Leicester City

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has resumed fully at Leicester City after he was officially unveiled on Thursday by the reigning Premier League champions.
Ndidi trained with the Foxes on Thursday and is set to do that again on Friday even as Coach Claudio Ranieri mutes an early debut for his new Nigerian acquisition.
Ranieri said on Leicester City official website: “We’re very happy to have Ndidi here – he’s an impressive player with a big future. We’ve followed him a lot and we hope he can impress our fans quickly”.

INTERVIEW: “There was a lot of challenges,” Flamingo captain says on poor World Cup performance

The year 2016 has come and gone but some events now in the history books cannot be wished away.
One of such was the performance of the Nigeria women’s U-17 team, the Flamingos. The team posted Nigeria’s worst ever showing at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, as they were beaten blue and black at the Jordan 2016 fiesta.
The team finished bottom after three group games; failing to score any goal in over 270 minutes of football action.

Real Madrid equal Barcelona’s unbeaten record

Real Madrid on Saturday equalled FC Barcelona’s Spanish record of 39 games unbeaten in all competitions with a comfortable 5-0 La Liga victory over Granada at the Bernabeu.
The European champions had ended FC Barcelona’s record-breaking run last season with a 2-1 win at the Camp Nou.
Now, they have not been beaten since going down 2-0 to Wolfsburg in the first leg of their 2015/2016 UEFA Champions League quarter-final meeting last April.
Isco hit a brace, with Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro also on the scoresheet against struggling Granada as Madrid moved six points clear at the top of the table.
Isco opened the scoring with a low shot from inside the area after a mistake by the Granada defence while trying to move the ball forward.
Benzema — from what appeared to be an offside position — added to the lead off the rebound of a shot by Luka Modric.

7 things we saw last week | Mikel leaves Chelsea as 105-year-old sets cycling record

Mikel Obi ends 10-year Chelsea sojourn
Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, left Chelsea FC of London after almost 11 years of service. The 29-year-old, who had been sidelined by his new manager, Antonio Conte, decided to begin another phase of his football career with Tianjin TEDA of China. In 10 years at Chelsea , Mikel played over 350 games and won 10 major trophies that included the UEFA Champions League and Europa League – the firsts in Chelsea’s history. Here is wishing Mikel the best of luck in the Chinese Super League.
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NBA raises 23-member panel to review law practice in Nigeria – SEE FULL LIST

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on Saturday raised a 23-member committee to review the legal profession in Nigeria, amid concerns over falling standards of legal education and practice.
The panel was constituted by Abubakar Mahmoud, the chairman of the NBA, and is to be headed by Anthony Idigbe, while Aminu Gamawa will serve as the secretary.
“The Nigerian Bar Association has repeatedly expressed concerns in the falling standard of legal education and legal practice,” the NBA said in a statement Saturday night. “This is a disturbing phenomenon that must be addressed urgently and adequately.”
Isiaka Olagunju, the secretary of the NBA who signed the statement, said the committee was expected to submit its report on or before April 30.

The Gambia: Buhari, other West African leaders in closed door meeting

Some West African leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met behind closed door to discuss the political impasse in The Gambia.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Presidents of Liberia and Senegal, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Macky Sall as well as ex-Ghanaian President John Mahama are attending the meeting.
The representative of the United Nations to West Africa and The Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas is also attending the meeting while the Vice –President of Sierra Leone was still being awaited as of the time of filing this report.

Lack of fire extinguishers, caution signs, other accessories remains bookable offences — FRSC

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The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, said on Monday that motorists without road safety accessories will be booked in accordance with the law.
Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone this afternoon that Nigerians should not misinterpret the content of an internal memo that was leaked a few days ago.
The circular, dated December 27, 2016, was widely distributed on social media.
It contained instructions to all commands of the FRSC across the country to the effect that road traffic officials should not book any driver whose vehicle has no fire extinguisher and other accessories on demand.

Nigerian judge, charged with fraud, seeks accelerated hearing

A Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola, accused of corruption, has asked for an accelerated hearing into his ongoing trial earlier scheduled to continue January 18.
Mr. Ademola and his wife Olubowale, who was retired as Lagos State Head of Service for her role in the scandal, were arraigned on an 11-count charge on December 13.
The duo were accused of committing acts of criminal conspiracy to receive gratification contrary to section 26 (1) (C) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, and punishable under the same section.

Celebrity wedding bells Nigerians waiting to hear

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Flavour and Chidimma Flavour and Chidinma’s on-screen chemistry is something that is undeniable and this has led many to believe that a sizzling romance must be going on between both celebrity superstars. Their kiss in the music video for ‘Ololufe’ went on to stamp this notion in the minds of their fans. Also, during a performance at Phynofest in Onitsha, the two further fueled rumours by

Why my comedy shows are successful abroad – Basketmouth

Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha popularly called Basketmouth has revealed why his comedy shows abroad have been hugely successful. Basketmouth Basketmouth told Peter Okocha during an interview on BBC News program –Focus on Africa – which was monitored by Vanguard Potpourri that the universality of his jokes was the reason why his jokes are well received abroad. He said: “I

In the whole of Africa, only Nigerian Artistes fly Private Jets around

Mr Pretty Okafor, President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has said that the economic recession facing the nation since 2016 did not stop its entertainment industry from thriving, adding that “In the whole of Africa, only Nigerian Artistes fly Private Jets around.” He stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja. Okafor, in a retrospective look into  2016, noted that while other sectors of the nation’s economy were grappling with the realities of the recession, the music and motion pictures industry was ‘doing well’. *Wizkid shortly after acquiring the Porsche “The entertainment industry is the only sector that recession did not affect, and will never affect.

I’m still godfather of all Ajegunle musicians — Daddy Fresh boasts

                               •Says, ‘I’m back to reclaim my place in the Nigerian music scene’
                                                    By Ajayi Bamidele
Self-styled godfather of Ajegunle musicians, Innocent Onyebuchi Onyemuwa, popularly called Daddy Fresh, who made waves in the early 90s with his “Eleru gbe eru” and disappeared into thin air while the ovation was loudest, is back on the scene. The versatile singer recently announced his return to the music circle with the unveiling of his new record label, UE Recordz, which he wants to use to groom his successors. Already, he has signed two talented acts, Juxris and Browzino to the

Gideon Okeke: ‘Fela’s shoes are too big for me’

Versatile actor, and star of Tinsel, Gideon Okeke, who brought a deeper side of his talent to play   last October and November, after delivering an outstanding theatrical re-enactment of Fela Anikulapo Kuti ‘s life and evolution, featuring some of the Afrobeat legend’s songs, says the Afrobeat King’s shoes are too big for him to step into.

What Liberian actress says about Nigerian men!

It doesn’t matter whether she  has anything to do with Nigerian men or not. But what matters now is that Liberian-born actress, Evelyn Louis, who is plying her trade in the country is not thinking of returning to her country any time soon. She has confessed her undying love for Nigerian men,  expressing, however, that she’s ready to spend the rest of her life in the country. Evelyn, who has been in the country for two years now, says her dream is to make Nigeria her second home. She’s desperately searching for love, if that’s what she means. “I will definitely go back to my country

Will Smith Meets Love, Death and Time in ‘Collateral Beauty’ Movie

The private screening for the movie ‘Collateral Beauty’ held on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at the Genesis Deluxe Cinema, The Palms, Lekki, Lagos. The event had a  large  turnout of people ranging from  filmmakers, distributors of the movie to the average Nigerian man.
The movie, ‘Collateral Beauty’ which was in cinemas across Nigeria from Friday, December 30, 2016, is directed by David Frankel and stars an ensemble cast of Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Pena, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore and Kate Winslet.

Anambra and the Roads Dimension

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For some observers, a remarkable shift occurred on the road of Anambra State’s developmental journey in the last quarter of 2016. Governor Willie Obiano’s run of achievements in security, investment inflow, agro – allied ventures and micro, small, medium enterprises stimulus suddenly took a back seat for a burst in road construction. Not quite.  The efforts on the regime’s cardinal programmes are continuing with the same old vigour but alongside these have come a renewed thrust in road rehabilitation.

Resident Traditional Rulers Condemn Igweship Titles Outside Igboland

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Traditional rulers in the south Eastern part of Nigeria have reiterated their charge, barring Ndigbo from parading themselves as Eze & Igwe outside Igboland.
They condemned In strong term the act where the respected Igbo traditional titles  of igweship would be exported to foreign lands
He statted this at this year Ofala festival at his kingdom, decried the idea of some people parading themselves as traditional rulers in diaspora .

Igbo urged to preserve their culture

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Ofala Festival is one of the major festivals in Igboland where the traditional rulers would be accessed for his previous works, which connotes if he should be encouraged to continue leading the people.
Ofala Festival as it's rightly called by Ndigbo, is regarded as the mandate renewal event to climax the previous achievements of the traditional rulers with the hope to continue for another calendar period .
Correspondent Bamidele Ajayi witnessed the Igwe of Aguleri's Ofala Festival and filed in this report .
History revealed that Ofala Festival started in the Onitsha Kingdom, now in Onitsha  LGA of Anambra, before it was exported to other communities in the state and now is being celebrated in major cities of Igboland.


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