NdiIgbo, 2023 and the Looming Danger. Editor


By Segun Adeniyi

Nothing speaks better to a time like this than the message embedded in ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’. Particularly in the Southeast. I have deployed the 18th century poem by German writer and politician, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe several times on this page. It tells a compelling story that begins as an old sorcerer departs his workshop, leaving an apprentice with chores to perform. The apprentice, who had apparently observed his master at work, enchants a broomstick to help him with the task of fetching water, deploying a magic he was not yet fully trained in.

Arthur Eze is a Respected Father – Obi

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has described Chief Arthur Eze as a respected Nigerian who is entitled to his own opinions and beliefs. Obi said this yesterday while reacting to the statement of Chief Arthur Eze urging him to step down from the presidential contest.

Workaholic Commissioner Driving Soludo's Youth Empowerment to The People- Anambra NYCN boss


On the 23rd of December, 2022, the Anambra State Government under the leadership of Governor Chukwuma Soludo commenced the payment of operational cost for the implementation of the ‘One Youth Two Skills’ initiative in Anambra.

Upon assumption of office on March 17th 2022, Governor Soludo had read the riot act to criminals and touts operating in parts of the state, to vacate or face dire consequences.


Bizman Joins Call For Think Home Philosophy, Lights Up Hospitality Industry


Anambra State Born Businessman,Mr Chukwudubem Ajuluchukwu,has described think home initiative as one of the cardinal means of fostering rapid socio-economic development of the state.

He explained that Igbos were known to invest in their communities with whatever they made outside and praised the state government for reviving the Akuluo Uno call with adequate security and infrastructure to drive the agenda.

2023: APC, Labour Party leaders in Lejja collapse structures for Gov. Ugwuanyi, PDP

…As community, Igbo-Etiti women back governor for senate, PDP guber candidate, others

*Enugu commissioner, Lejja-born legal consultant, present Christmas gifts to widows, less privileged

It was wild jubilation in Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area and in Lejja, Nsukka Local Government Area, yesterday, when the Governor of Enugu State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Enugu North Senatorial District, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi visited the two communities to witness the presentation of Christmas gifts to widows and the less privileged by his Commissioner for Lands and Urban Development, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh and a member of the Governing  Council of the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta, Barr. Patrick Onyema Omeke, respectively.

Two killed, eight injured in Anambra Christmas accident

A male adult and a female child died in a road accident on Saturday at the Curtis filling station along Nteje-Awka Expressway, Anambra State.

The incident involved two vehicles, a commercial Toyota Hiace bus marked AGL552JT and a commercial Daf/truck with no registration number.


5000 Teachers' Recruitment: Anambra NYCN Management Team Hails Gov. Soludo

As part of efforts aimed at reviewing its activities in the year 2022, to guarantee greater impact in the new year, the Anambra State Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has held a strategic management meeting at the State Youth House in Awka.




Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has signed the 2023 appropriation bill into Law. 

The Governor  had on December 5 presented a total budget proposal of N272.736 Billion to the State House of Assembly for approval and passage.

National Assembly will pass the 2023 Appropriation Bill on Thursday

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, gave the hint at Tuesday's plenary when he read a letter transmitted to parliament from President Muhammadu Buhari on the Finance Bill 2022.

IGP inaugurates new police division in Anambra

The Inspector General of Police,  Usman Alkali-Baba says the police force will not spare criminals hiding under the guise of agitation to attack citizens in the South East region.

Just in: APC Delta suspends campaign over boat mishap that killed two, three missing

The Deputy Senate President, and Delta All Progressives Congress, governorship candidate, Ovie Omo-Agege, and the Delta APC Campaign Council, have suspended it's campaign indefinitely over a boat accident involving loyal party members and supporters where two person died, three others are still missing while seven who sustained injuries are receiving treatment in a hospital.

Smooth Passage of Anambra 2023 Appropriation Bill, A Lesson For Other States- APGA Flagbearer For Aguata Federal Constituency, Engr. Dom Okafor

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA for Aguata Federal Constituency in the 2023 General Election, Engr. Dom Okafor says the synergy between the executive and legislative arms of the Anambra state government that guaranteed the smooth passage of the 2023 budget, is a model for states across the Federation to learn from.


Yuletide: EEDC urges energy bill payment, offers 30% discount on outstanding arrears


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has urged South-East residents to pay up their current electricity charge and outstanding arrears, if any, to avoid being disconnected during the yuletide

The Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, made the call on Thursday in Enugu while interacting with newsmen on special offers of the company to its customers this yuletide.


The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has officially winged (Commissioned) 17 newly trained pilots of 405 Helicopter Training Group (HCTG) to improve Nigerian Air Force (NAF) combat readiness.

Enugu police commissioner visits Eha Amufu crime scene, pledges to fish out perpetrators

The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Ahmed Ammani, has ordered the deployment of operational and intelligence resources to Eha Amufu, in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state.

The development followed the attack and burning of truck and unspecified number of persons in Eha Amufu recently.

Supreme Court affirms gov Umahi as APC South senatorial candidat

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday affirmed the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, as the authentic candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, for the Ebonyi South Senatorial District election.

In a unanimous decision, a five-man panel led by Justice Kudirat Ekekere-Ekun dismissed an appeal that was filed by an aggrieved aspirant for the senatorial seat, Princess Ann Agom-Eze.




 Solid Golden Ladies group has lent it's support to the presidential aspiration of Atiku/Okowa, insisting that only the PDP candidates have what it takes to salvage the country from obvious decline. 


Actress Ezeokenwa Chiemegolum Clara Unveils Brand, New Project - Makes Case For Girl-child, Calls For Women's Involvement In Politics


... Extols Soludo

  By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu

The fast rising Nollywood Actress, politician and a philanthropist, has called for the protection of girl-child, especially the vulnerable and less-priviledged ones, saying that she has lived all her  life speaking for the downtrodden, indigent children, widows and the voiceless in society.


70th Birthday Celebration Peter Varsity, One of My Greatest Achievements - Bishop Ezeokafor


By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, says that establishing Peter University, Achina/Onneh, remains one of his greatest achievements as the chief shepherd of Awka Catholic Diocese, reports *Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu.*


Anambra NYCN Boss, Obi Tells States To Elect Governors Like Soludo Come 2023


It should be the ultimate wish of people of all states going into the 2023 General Elections to elect their governors, to have a man like Prof Chukwuma Soludo at the helm of their states’ affairs.

The view is in recognition of Governor Soludo’s astute administrative capabilities.

NAMP calls for sustainable healthcare in Nigeria

The Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (NAMP) during the International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP), have called for sustainable healthcare in Nigeria.


Breaking: NYCN in Anambra Appoints 220 Community Liaison Officers, Says Grassroots Youths Important


The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN Anambra State Chapter, led by Amb. Surv. Obi Emeka has released a list 220 Community Liaison Officers, CLOs, appointed to facilitate the programs of the organization at the grassroot. 


Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council In Anambra Appoints Prof Okonkwo Member

Kenechukwu Ofomah


The Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council of the Labour Party, LP, has appointed a Professor of Environmental Law, Professor Theodore Okonkwo as a member of the council.


10,000 unemployed youths participate in FG’s skill acquisition pre-selection screening in Enugu

No fewer than 10,000 unemployed youths in Enugu State, on Tuesday, participated in the Federal Government’s skill acquisition pre-selection screening for the Project Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) Maximisation.


Breaking News: FEC: FG okays purchase of N660bn Innoson vehicles for FRSC


The Federal Government on Wednesday approved a contract to indigenous motor company, Innoson, to supply 21 vehicles to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this to newsmen at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, at Aso Rock Villa.


Just in: Court denies FG’s request for transfer of Kanu’s case

The Federal High Court, Umuahia, Abia State, on Wednesday denied the Federal Government’s application to transfer the ‘extraordinary rendition’ suit of Nigerian separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to Abuja.

The court ruled that “Umuahia has the jurisdiction to hear and determine the suit”




The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has revealed why he removed the picture of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abubakar Atiku, from the Rivers State campaign poster.

Why we don’t want to release Nnamdi Kanu, FG tells Appeal Court

The Federal Government, on Monday, gave reasons why it has not complied with the Court of Appeal judgement that ordered it to release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

FG, in an affidavit it filed in support of its application to stay the execution of the judgement, described Kanu as “a flight risk person”, insisting that the case against him borders on national security.

Wike Reveals Why Atiku Is Not On Rivers Campaign Poster


The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has revealed why he removed the picture of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abubakar Atiku, from the Rivers State campaign poster.

Nnamdi Kanu: Supreme Court hears FG’s appeal today

The Supreme Court will today, Monday, hear the appeal filed by the Federal Government asking that it should set aside the Appeal Court judgement that freed Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Breaking News: Nnamdi Kanu: Appeal Court adjourns for ruling on FG’s Motion


The Court of Appeal, Abuja has reserved its ruling in the federal government’s application for stay of judgment discharging leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB), Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charge.

Just In: Rishi Sunak emerges UK’s Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak has emerged the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Sunak was born in Southampton to parents of Indian descent who migrated to Britain from East Africa in the 1960s

PHOTOS: Thugs Attack Lagos PDP Campaign Convoy


The campaign convoy of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, was attacked by thugs said to be armed with guns and other dangerous weapons on Sunday.


PHOTOS: Obi continues visits on flood victims in Bayelsa, Anambra


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Saturday, visited victims of flood in Bayelsa and Anambra States.

He shared pictures from his visits on his Twitter handle.

Music Executive, Soso Soberekon, Offers Up To ₦1m Reward For Lost Phone


Music executive, Soso Soberekon, has offered a reward of up to one million naira to anyone who returns or helps find his phone.

Soberekon revealed that he lost the phone at the wedding reception of Davido's aide, Isreal Afeare, on Saturday in Benin.



A Nigerian woman, identified as @dunchichi on Twitter, has been reportedly sentenced to a one-year jail term by the United Arab Emirates government for a social media post, showing how some Nigerian nationals were illegally detained at Dubai international airport. 



The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the 2023 polls, Bola Tinubu, has donated N100 million to flood victims in Kano.

The APC presidential candidate announced the donation during a dinner organised in his honour by the Kano business community council on Saturday in Kano.

Peter Obi's Donation To Anambra Flood Victims Is Unacceptable - Buhari's Aide

Bashir Ahmad, one of the aides to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has described as unacceptable the donation of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, to the flood victims in Anambra State.


Video Apostle Johnson Suleman reacts to alleged killings

The convoy of Apostle Johnson Suleman was viciously attacked Friday evening.

The cleric is the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) International.

Senator David Mark Loses Son To Cancer

Tunde Jo

nathan Mark, son of former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has died in a London hospital on Friday morning.

Tunde, who died after a long battle with cancer, was the first son of the former President of the Senate.

VIDEOS: You Can't Kill Me, I'm A Man Of God, Johnson Suleman Blasts Attackers

The founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Johnson Suleman, has spoken after surviving an armed attack in Auchi, Edo State on Friday.


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