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Meet the longest serving king in Nigeria

Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III was born in the year 1925. He is a nephew to the first senate President in Nigeria, Nwafor Orizu. Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu III is the 20th Obi of Otolo and Igwe of Nnewi kingdom. He is the traditional supreme ruler and spiritual leader in Nnewi. Igwe Kenneth is a member of the Nnofo Royal lineage and the successor to his father Igwe Josiah Orizu II, his grandfather Igwe Orizu I and his great grandfather Igwe Iwuchukwu Ezeifekaibeya. He was coronated on June 2 1963 after the

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Meet the longest serving king in Nigeria

POLITICS

Meet The Ex - Convict Who Rose To Become Nigeria's Acting Head-of-State

Dr. Nwafor Orizu “That you between May 1, 1946 and December 31, 1951 at Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, conspired together with other persons unknown to defraud such person as might be induced to deposit money with you as officers and agents of a body known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under the Criminal code.” Those were the charges brought against Dr Nwafor Orizu, former Senate President and ex-Acting

  2 years ago ago
Meet The Ex - Convict Who Rose To Become Nigeria's Acting Head-of-State

POLITICS

How Adekunle Fajuyi Laid Down His Life For An Igbo Man, Aguiyi-Ironsi 54 Years Ago

It's 54 years when Ironsi and Fajuyi died, in the infamous 66' coup General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi MVO, MBE was a Nigerian Army general who was the first Military Head of State of Nigeria. He seized power amidst the ensuing chaos following the 15 January 1966 military coup, which decapitated the Nigeria's leadership.  Ironsi ruled from 16 January 1966 until his assassination on 29 July 1966 by a group of mutinous Northern Nigerian officers and men who were led by Major Murtala Mohammed and included

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How Adekunle Fajuyi Laid Down His Life For An Igbo Man, Aguiyi-Ironsi 54 Years Ago

AUTO

Check out the garage of Second Nigerian Senate President Prince Nweke from 1960 to 1966 (See Photos)

Check out the garage of Second Nigerian Senate President Prince Nweke Nwafor from 1960 to 1966 Prince Akwaeke Abyssinia Nwafor Orizu is Nigeria’s Second Senate President. During his days as a politician, Nwafor boasts of one of the best luxury cars in his garage. These cars can be likened rides from todays brands like Bentley and Mercedes-Benz. According to Wikipedia This is the garage of the Second Nigerian Senate President Prince Nweke Nwafor from 1960 to 1966. I vividly Recall the story of a man who became

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Check out the garage of Second Nigerian Senate President Prince Nweke from 1960 to 1966 (See Photos)

POLITICS

List of Senate Presidents in Nigeria From 1960 Till Date and Their Political Party

List of Senate Presidents in Nigeria From 1960 Till Date and Their Political Party Hello guys, today we are coming to you with something interesting. I mean the information that you might have long wish to come across which is ‘List of Senate Presidents in Nigeria From Independence’ (1960) Till Date. This article will contain names of every person that has been appointed into the office from 1960 till today. About Senate President in Nigeria The President of the Nigerian Senate is the presiding officer of

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List of Senate Presidents in Nigeria From 1960 Till Date and Their Political Party

POLITICS

The history of the second Nigeria vice president.

Prince Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (17 July 1914 – 1999). was a Nigerian of Igboorigin and Nigeria's second Senate Presidentfrom 16 November 1960 to 15 January 1966, during the Nigerian First Republic. Orizu was also Acting President of Nigeria from late 1965 until the military coup of January 1966. He was a member of the Nnewi Royal family. His nephew Igwe Kenneth Onyeneke Orizu IIIis the current Igwe (King) of Nnewi Kingdom. Nwafor Orizu College of Education in Nsugbe, Anambra State, is

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The history of the second Nigeria vice president.

POLITICS

Here Is The Numerous Cars In The Garage Of Nigeria’s 2nd Senate President, Prince Nwafor Orizu

Prince Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (July 17 1914 – 1999). He was a Nigerian, he came from Igbo origin. He was the Nigeria’s second ever Senate President from November 16, 1960 to January 15, 1966, this was during the Nigerian First Republic. According to Wikipedia, Orizu was once the second acting senate president of Nigeria from the 16 November 1960 to the 15 January 1966, this also happened during the Nigerian First Republic. Aside from Orizu being the second acting senate president, Orizu was also

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Here Is The Numerous Cars In The Garage Of Nigeria’s 2nd Senate President, Prince Nwafor Orizu

POLITICS

Meet The Ex - Convict Who Rose To Become Nigeria's Acting Head-of-State

Dr. Nwafor Orizu 'That you conspired with other individuals unknown to defraud between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, in Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, as officers and agents of an organization known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, and that you committed an offense punishable under the Such were the charges brought on February 12, 1953, against Dr. Nwafor Orizu, former President of the Senate and former Acting

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Ex - Convict Who Rose To Become Nigeria's Acting Head-of-State

POLITICS

To Mark Nigeria At 60; Check Out What APGA Did For Dim Ojukwu And Nwafor Orizu.

As part of activities to commemorate Nigeria's sixtieth independence anniversary today, 1st October 2020, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Inter-Party Affairs, Chief Ben Obi led some APGA party faithful to honour three founding fathers in Nigeria, who are of Anambra extraction. The founding fathers so honoured include, late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, late Chief Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu and late Dr Nwafor Orizu. The visit were a member of the board of trustees of APGA, Chief Rommey Eze-Onwuka, Special

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To Mark Nigeria At 60; Check Out What APGA Did For Dim Ojukwu And Nwafor Orizu.

POLITICS

Meet your Senate Presidents from 1960 till date

The President of the Nigerian Senate is the presiding officer of the Senate of Nigeria, elected by its membership. The Senate President is second in line for succession to the Nigerian presidency, after the Vice President of Nigeria. 1. Nnamdi Azikiwe Nnamdi Azikiwe, PC, usually referred to as "Zik", was a Nigerian statesman who was Governor General of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963 and the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966. Considered a driving force behind the nation's independence, he came to be kn

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Meet your Senate Presidents from 1960 till date

POLITICS

How Adekunle Fajuyi Laid Down His Life For An Igbo Man, Aguiyi-Ironsi 55 Years Ago

It's 55 years when Ironsi and Fajuyi died, in the infamous 66' coup General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi MVO, MBE was a general of the Nigerian Army who was Nigeria's first Military Head of State.

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How Adekunle Fajuyi Laid Down His Life For An Igbo Man, Aguiyi-Ironsi 55 Years Ago

EDUCATION

Did you score 120 in your UTME exam? Don't worry, here are the schools you can apply to👇

Good day readers!! Did you have 120 below in your UTME exam? Don't worry, we are here for you...You can still apply for an institution. Below is a comprehensive list of Colleges of Education and Polytechnics that authorizes Utme scores as low as 120.. • Akwa-ibom state college of education AKSCOE (affiliated to UNIUYO).Cutoff mark: 120 those who didn't choose can apply • Tai Solarin college of education, TASCE (affiliated to OOU) Cutoff mark: 100.. those who didn't choose the school can apply too •Nwafor

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Did you score 120 in your UTME exam?
Don't worry, here are the schools you can apply to👇

POLITICS

The Governing Organ Of The First Military Government

Following the abdication of power to the armed forces by the council of ministers of the then Nigerian government in Jan 16, 1966--signed by Minister Ozumba Mbadiwe and Minister Dipcharima. The nation's acting president, Dr. Nwafor Orizu, ten minutes before the night of that day made a nationwide broadcast confirming the voluntary handover of power to the Nigerian Army led by the GOC, Major-General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, making the Umuaiha origin the first military dictator of the federal republic of Nigeria

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The Governing Organ Of The First Military Government

POLITICS

Aguiyi Ironsi, Nigeria's Most Humiliated Military Head Of State Tied And Shot Inside Ibadan Forest

Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi - Ironsi MVO, Nigeria's Most Humiliated Military Head of State. Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi - Ironsi MVO born March 9th, 1924 was Nigeria's first ever military head of state who seized power following the Major Kaduna Njoku failed coup attempt in 1966. He had his primary and secondary school in Umuahia and Kano, he joined the Nigerian Army at the age of 18 and rose through the ranks of the military through dedication and hardworking breaking the record as the first ever Nigerian

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Aguiyi Ironsi, Nigeria's Most Humiliated Military Head Of State Tied And Shot Inside Ibadan Forest

POLITICS

How Aguiyi Ironsi Became The Head Of State In Nigeria

At 11.50 p.m on 16th January, 1966, the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Nwafor Orizu, made the following broadcast on Radio Nigeria: "I have to night been advised by the council of Ministers that they had come to the unanimous decision voluntarily to hand over administration of the country to the Armed Forces of the Republic with immediate effect. "All Ministers are assured of their personal safety by the administration. "I will now call upon the General Officer Commanding Nigerian Army,

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How Aguiyi Ironsi Became The Head Of State In Nigeria

POLITICS

Vanity: See the abandoned cars of the second Nigerian Senate President that have lost value

In November 1960, Prince Nwafor Orizu was made to serve as the Nigeria Senate President at that time making him the second to have ever preside over the Senate house in Nigeria, his tenure ended in January 1966, during the Nigerian First Republic. In 1965, he was also given the opportunity to serve as the first Acting President of Nigeria, but his reign was brought to an end by military coup of January 1966. In September 1953, he was charged to court by a magistrate in Nigeria and found wanting for crime of

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Vanity: See the abandoned cars of the second Nigerian Senate President that have lost value

TECHNOLOGY

A Word For Today... If Only Nigerians Will Learn

A Word For Today... If Only Nigerians Will Learn  LESSONS OF VANITY Seek ye first the kingdom of God and every other thing shall be added unto you.. Brethren, this is the garage of the Second Nigerian Senate President Prince Nwafor Orizu from 1960 to 1966.  Indeed, Life on Earth is nothing except we live it for Jesus.. I remember the story of a man who became popular for engaging in money rituals just to buy the 80's edition of the Honda Prelude.  Today, you can't sell that same car for 20k Some other

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A Word For Today... If Only Nigerians Will Learn

POLITICS

"Whatever Happens To You Today Happens To Me": Read Fajuyi's Story And How He Died For Ironsi

The idea of secession did not start when Lt. Col. Ojukwu declared an independent nation as it can be traced back to the days before independence when ethnic groups fought each other or when people with different ideas fought. This Ethnic and Religious differences have been a lingering problem in the nation. The 1966 counter coup led to the death of Prominent leaders in country . Fifty four years ago, a coup plotted by the Northerners led to the sad death of Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi who was the Military governor

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POLITICS

"Whatever Happens To You Today Happens To Me": Read Fajuyi's Story And How He Died For Ironsi

The idea of secession did not start when Lt. Col. Ojukwu declared an independent nation as it can be traced back to the days before independence when ethnic groups fought each other or when people with different ideas fought. This Ethnic and Religious differences have been a lingering problem in the nation. The 1966 counter coup led to the death of Prominent leaders in country . Fifty four years ago, a coup plotted by the Northerners led to the sad death of Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi who was the Military gove

  2 years ago ago

POLITICS

Why Did They Say Zik of Africa Did Nothing For Ndigbo: Is it True?

By Ori Martins & Ettah Emmanuel O. It's not really very conceivable how this notorious insinuation that Zik never did anything for Ndigbo came about. Even more disturbing is why it has been sustained., and now accepted by a good number of Ndigbo as true.  Politically, Zik's noble achievements for Nigeria in general and Ndigbo in particular, may not be equalled by any politician again. In the First Republic, Zik's towering greatness produced an Igbo as president (himself), senate president (Nwafor Orizu),

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Why Did They Say Zik of Africa Did Nothing For Ndigbo: Is it True?