One month after his wedding to Blessing Obasi, Stan Nze has opened up on how the journey has been so far, and the kind of comments he has been receiving from members of the public. The pair got married on September 11th 2021, in Lagos, and the event was well attended by family members and friends.
As we all know, there are thirty six (36) States in Nigeria. We will be making a list of the top 5 Smallest among them. Here they are: 5 Abia State. - 6,320 Km2. Abia State is located in South Eastern Nigeria.
Many Nigerian women have been able to challenge the societal norm of being only housewives, as well as the long-held belief that "girl child education ends inside the kitchen." From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a profile novelist, writer, and acclaimed feminist, to Ngozi okonjo Iweala, Director General of the World Trade Organization, and a slew of other women who have defied these stereo by defying all odds in their quest to change things for the better.
The Ngwas, the main body of the Ngwa clan is said to have originated from a village called Umunoha in the present Owerri zone of Imo State, Nigeria. Photo credit: BBC Tradition related that those people of Umunoha village had taken a journey in search of new lands in which to dwell, the journey lasted many days and the group finally arrived at the banks of the great Imo-River.
Reverend Godfrey Chimezie, a Catholic priest from St. Theresa's Parish in Umuahia, Abia State, has been kidnapped. The incident occurred in the Umuahia North Local Government Area, on Enyiukwu Road, Ohokobe, Afaraukwu Ibeku. According to eyewitnesses, gunmen approached the priest after he finished a morning service at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Okpuruhie Afaraukwu, dragged him out of his Toyota Corolla into their Jeep, and raced away.
The former Governor of Abia State and current senator representing Abia North , Orji Uzor Kalu, made headlines few hours ago after commending and showering praises on Governor Nyesom Wike of River State. He did this during the 2020 Sun Newspaper Award ceremony where he awarded Governor Nyesom Wike as the "Sun Man of The Year".
Chinedu Ikedieze, MFR is Nigerian actor and entrepreneur. Chinedu is popularly known as Aki. Aki is one of the most successful and decorated Nollywood actors. Despite having a very small physical stature, Aki was not bothered and against so many odds the Nollywood star became successful.
Powerful leaders in the country from major political parties continue to use the political game to rally supporters for their victory in the 2023 elections. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu has led to the expulsion of another 2,000 members from the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to the ruling party in the Abia State People Democratic Party, PDP.
Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Abia State, the ruling party in the State, the Peoples Democratic Party is trying to maintain its dominance in the state while the All Progressives Congress is also trying to win the Southeast state for the first time. Photo credit: The Nation
Tension in Arochukwu as soldiers allegedly kill 5 IPOB members There was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the area. Photo Credit: SunNews An unconfirmed report has it that four people suspected to be IPOB members feared killed in the imbroglio.
According to the PUNCH newspaper, no less than four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were killed by the Nigerian Army in Arochukwu, Abia State, on Thursday, October 21, 2021. The militants enforcing IPOB's sit-at-home order were armed with guns and cutlasses.
It is a common thing in Nigeria for politicians not to compliment the efforts of their colleagues especially when they belong to different political parties. They see it as an act that may be to the disadvantage of their political parties. They also believe that they may be disciplined for anti-party activities.
The Nigerian military has reportedly killed five suspected armed members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The incident occurred at Arochukwu council of Abia State as the hoodlums numbering up to fifty launched an attack against soldiers, Vanguard reported. However, they were overpowered by the military and several others fled with varying degrees of gunshot wounds.
Scores of hoodlums suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were on Thursday killed by soldiers in Arochukwu, Abia State. The hoodlums reportedly assembled in their hundreds, armed with guns and cutlasses in a bid to enforce the sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed group in protest against the continued detention of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The aftermath of the EndSARS protest in Abia State resulted in the burning of public offices and destruction of government owned properties in Aba on 21 October 2020. Days after the destruction and burning of the facilities, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu visited the affected areas and promised to help rebuild the structures.
An emerging report has it that a Catholic priest, Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie, of St Theresa’s Parish, Umuahia, Abia State, was on Wednesday morning kidnapped in Umuahia, the Abia State capital Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie who hails from Enugu State was ordained a priest earlier this year.
The rate of increasing crime in the country is alarming. Should unemployment be blamed for the increasing crime or is it peer pressure that is pushing the youths into crime? Expensive lifestyles have dragged some of the youths into getting rich quick syndrome to impress people on social media who do not care about them.
The South Eastern part of Nigeria has been in news for different reasons these past months, with reports of attack on security officers, destruction of properties and kidnap of notable Nigerians in that reason. The Federal and State Governments have been on their toes in ensuring that peace will return to the region.
Dr. Chidia Madukwe, Managing Director of the Nigeria Film Corporation, NFC, Jos, has stated that the movie industry is transforming Nigeria from the wrong narrative of being the world's 'poverty capital' to the world's 'creativity capital.' Dr. Maduekwe claimed during a media chat to commemorate his 68th birthday at his Asaga Ohafia, Abia State country home, saying that the creativity and quality of Nigeria's film industry had been recognized globally and could be further harnessed for more economic gains.
Photos Credit: Google Abians in diaspora felicitate with Ikpeazu @ 57 Abians in the Diaspora have congratulated Gov. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, on his 57th birthday, describing him as the Small and Medium Enterprises driver of the state. Photos Credit: Vanguard They said that Abia State had witnessed tremendous infrastructural transformation under the watch of Gov.