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Story Of Ezego, The Billionaire Whose Properties Were Abandoned After His Death

You can not mention previous billionaires without talking about the one and only Ezego A.KA King of money. If he was alive today he would have been mentioned in Forbes list as one of the richest, sadly death took him away at the peak of his career. Chief Victor Nnamdi Okafor who is popularly known as Eze Ego 1 of Ihiala A.K.A the young millionaire, used to be an Igbo tycoon whose name commanded respect.

  3 months ago ago
Story Of Ezego, The Billionaire Whose Properties Were Abandoned After His Death

SOCIETY

OPINION: The Smart Move By Youths As Fire Razed A Shop Plaza In Anambra Shouldn't Go Unnoticed

Desperate times require desperate measures and residents proved that to be true. As seen in a video shared by BBC News Pidgin, a shopping plaza at Orlu road, Ihiala, Anambra was destroyed by a blazing inferno. According to the voice in the background, no fewer than twenty shops was affected by the fire outbreak.

  1 month ago ago
OPINION: The Smart Move By Youths As Fire Razed A Shop Plaza In Anambra Shouldn't Go Unnoticed

SOCIETY

Video: See how huge fire destroys shops at the Nkwo Ogbe Market in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State

A video has emerged showing how a huge fire engulfed the Nkwo Ogbe Market in Anambra State. The huge market destroyed several shops, properties, and goods belonging to traders, retailers, and wholesalers in the Nkwo Ogbe Market. Several people were seen panicking about the raging fire which gradually destroyed shops and properties worth millions of naira in Nkwo Ogbe Market.

  1 month ago ago
Video: See how huge fire destroys shops at the Nkwo Ogbe Market in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State

SOCIETY

Photos of Nkwogbe Market in Ihiala, Anambra That was Razed By Fire

Fire accident is one of those disasters that no one wishes to encounter, at early hour of today one of Ihiala major markets was razed by fire from unknown source. Ihiala is a Local Government in Anambra State. The actual cause of this fire incident is not yet known, but the state fire fighters couldn't arrive in time to quench the fire, leading to destruction of many properties, according to an eyewitness.

  1 month ago ago
Photos of Nkwogbe Market in Ihiala, Anambra That was Razed By Fire

MILITARY

Opinion: Why A State Of Emergency Should Be Declared In Anambra State

Gunmen suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) attacked another security checkpoint in Anambra State a few days ago. Many police officers were also injured in the shooting incident on Thursday evening, October 7, 2021, at a security post set up by operatives in Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of the state.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: Why A State Of Emergency Should Be Declared In Anambra State

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Unknown Gunmen Attack Again; COAS Charges Troops To Be Vigilant

Tension As Unknown Gunmen Attack Again Gunmen have killed a yet-to-be ascertained number of policemen and set their vehicles ablaze in Anambra State. Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters It was learnt that many other policemen were injured during the shooting incident at a security post mounted by the operatives at Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of the state on Thursday evening.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Tension As Unknown Gunmen Attack Again; COAS Charges Troops To Be Vigilant

SOCIETY

Hope For Traders As Governor Willie Visits Nkwogbe Market Which Was Razed By Fire

The Anambra State government, led by Chief Willie Obiano, visited Nkwogbe market in Ihiala that was razed by fire to commiserate with the victims. This unfortunate fire incident occurred on Sunday, October 17th, 2021. (yesterday) At the scene of the accident, Governor Willie set up a special committee that would dig deep and find out the actual cause of this disaster.

  1 month ago ago
Hope For Traders As Governor Willie Visits Nkwogbe Market Which Was Razed By Fire

SOCIETY

Unknown Gunmen Kill Police Officers In Anambra State And Set Their Operational Vehicles Ablaze

Unknown Gunmen have attacked and killed a yet to be estimated number of Police Officers in Anambra State and set their Operational vehicles ablaze. It is reported that many other Policemen were seriously injured during the attack at a Security Post mounted by the Operatives at Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of the state on Thursday evening.

  1 month ago ago
Unknown Gunmen Kill Police Officers In Anambra State And Set Their Operational Vehicles Ablaze

SOCIETY

Gunmen attack Gov Obiano’s convoy; 6 feared dead

At least six people have been feared dead and more than a dozen reportedly injured after unidentified gunmen Tuesday attacked Governor Willie Obiano’s convoy at a political rally in Anambra state. The armed men invaded Odoata Primary School, Ihiala, where the governor’s party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), was due to organise a campaign rally for the November 6 gubernatorial election in the State.

  1 month ago ago
Gunmen attack Gov Obiano’s convoy; 6 feared dead

MILITARY

Anambra Nursing Students Scamper After Soldiers Stormed Nursing School In Search Of Gunmen.

Lately there have been series of insecuriy issues in the south east region of the country, most especially in Anambra State. Several innocent Nigerians, including security operatives have lost their in Anambra State. Just yesterday, it was reported that unknown gunmen attacked the convoy of the governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano while he was campaigning in Ihiala.

  1 month ago ago
Anambra Nursing Students Scamper After Soldiers Stormed Nursing School In Search Of Gunmen.

SOCIETY

Unknown Gunmen Hold Obiano's Convoy Hostage

Unspecified number of gunmen have attacked Odoata Central School Ihiala, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, venue of the rally of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.APGA was sheduled to hold a political rally in the area, before the hoodlums stormed the venue at the time the governor's convoy arrived.

  1 month ago ago
Unknown Gunmen Hold Obiano's Convoy Hostage

LIFESTYLE

Photos As Anambra Community Celebrates New Yam Festival.

New yam festivals in Igboland offers opportunity for indigenes to interact with one another for the promotion of peace, reconciliation, rapid progress and development of the community. They also use the occasion to eat new yams and offer thanks to God. To sustain this tradition Ihiala community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra state today, Saturday, September 11th, rolled out the drums in grand style to celebrate the 2021 new yam festival.

  2 months ago ago
Photos As Anambra Community Celebrates New Yam Festival.

SOCIETY

News Headlines: Igbo widow Cries out over barbaric burial rites, Suleman reacts to TB Joshua's death

Here are some stories that made headlines in some online Newspaper 1. Igbo widow cries out over Barbaric Burial rites. Chioma Asomugha, a 37-year-old widow with four children from Ihiala area of Anambra state has raised alarm over the Barbaric act her husband people want her to do, just to prove her innocence.

  5 months ago ago
News Headlines: Igbo widow Cries out over barbaric burial rites, Suleman reacts to TB Joshua's death

SOCIETY

Photos: NSCDC Arrests Suspected Dealers of Adulterated Kerosene In Anambra.

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Anambra State Command has arrested two suspects for attempting to move adulterated kerosene. The State Commandant of NSCDC, Vincent Ogu made this known while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Awka. According to Commandant Ogu, the suspects were intercepted by the Anti-Vandalism Squad along Onitsha-Owerri Expressway Ihiala on June 30.The suspects are Chukwuebuka Kalu and Sọlọmọn Ogbonna.

  4 months ago ago
Photos: NSCDC Arrests Suspected Dealers of Adulterated Kerosene In Anambra.

MILITARY

Many feared dead as gunmen attack Governor’s convoy, in Anambra state.

Not less than six persons were reportedly killed, as unknown gunmen engaged Nigerian security operatives in a fierce gun battle, at the campaign rally of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The attack happened on Tuesday, October 12, in Odata, Ihiala community, Anambra state.

  1 month ago ago
Many feared dead as gunmen attack Governor’s convoy, in Anambra state.

SOCIETY

Church Intervention Saved Widow From Drinking Water Used To Wash Her Late Husband's Dead Body

Photo: church building. A 34-year-old widow has been saved from drinking the water used in bathing her late husband's dead body. Mrs Chioma Asomugha was accussed of possibly having a hand in the untimely death of her late husband, Charles. After being accussed, Chioma was pressurized by her late husband's family members to drink the water used in bathing her late husband.

  5 months ago ago
Church Intervention Saved Widow From Drinking Water Used To Wash Her Late Husband's Dead Body

SOCIETY

Widow, husband's family end rift after asking her to drink water used to bathe his corpse

Peace seems to have returned to a family in Anambra State following the intervention of a commissioner in the state on after a widow raised an alarm that her late husband's family asked her to drink the water used to bathe his corpse in order to prove her innocence over the man's death.

  5 months ago ago
Widow, husband's family end rift after asking her to drink water used to bathe his corpse

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 9 Injured In Anambra Auto-crash; 70 Abducted Zamfara Students Regain Freedom

Mother, 2 Children Die, 9 Injured In Anambra Auto-crash A mother and her two children have lost their lives in a motor accident that left nine other passengers with various degrees of injuries along ever-busy Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra State. Photo Credit: Leadership News The accident occurred yesterday in Uli town, Ihiala local government area of the state, as a result of the driver's loss of control of the vehicle when one of the tyres burst.

  2 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 9 Injured In Anambra Auto-crash; 70 Abducted Zamfara Students Regain Freedom

SOCIETY

NSCDC Arrests 4 Suspects With Adulterated Petroleum Product In Anambra

In Anambra, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Anti Vandalism team nabbed four individuals with contaminated petroleum products. On Thursday in Awka, Mr Vincent Ogu, the state commandant of the NSCDC, informed journalists of this. Between July 26 and August 5, the four individuals were apprehended based on solid intelligence from various locations, according to Ogu.

  3 months ago ago
NSCDC Arrests 4 Suspects With Adulterated Petroleum Product In Anambra

SOCIETY

" My In-laws insisted I must drink water used to wash my late husband "- woman cries out

Having to go through the certain painful ordeal in life could be traumatizing, and the memories of losing your beloved husband is even more painful and sorrowful. This was the case of Mrs Chioma Asumugha whose inlaw insisted that she should drink the water used in washing her late husband's body to prove her innocent of her late husband's demise.

  5 months ago ago