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The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, on Tuesday concluded the first public performance of the Ugie-Ododuwa ceremony at the sacred Ugha-Ehengbuda axis of the palace ground in Benin. The climax of the “outdoor spiritual ceremony” was when the Oba joined seven masqueraders in their stylish dance steps, as the Ogbelaka Royal drummers rendered spiritual incantations.   The outdoor ceremony which attracted many, especially the youth, started on May 4. The Oba’s acting Chief Press...

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No fewer than 20 dignitaries, including three sons of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, late Ibrahim Dasuki were on Sunday turbaned with traditional titles of the caliphate by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III. The event was a unique one, making it the first of its kind in the history of the caliphate. Addressing the gathering, the Sultan said that the event was historic as it retraced the footprints of the late Othman...

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In order to preserve the cultural heritage of the Lunguda people, the Lunguda Development Association, (LDA) has organized a two-day summit with the theme “Lunguda: Past, Present and Future” aimed at injecting unity and love among Lunguda folks and others. The event was held at Pure Heaven Hotel in Guyuk drew Lunguda sons and Daughters from far and near with the inauguration of two committees on Lunguda History and Lunguda Attires for the promotion of Lunguda...

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The Hama Bachama, His Majesty Homun Daniel Shaga Ismaila, has reiterated the resolve of the Bachama traditional council in Adamawa state to ensure the asphyxiation of trade and consumption of illicit drugs in his kingdom. A statement by his Press Secretary, Anselm N. Kyauta said the Bachama Monarch who dedicated his life to the task of fighting illicit drug dealings in the country as an officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at different...

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Indigenes of Edeaniagu village of Ishi-Ozalla autonomous community in Nkanu West Local Government on Thursday appealed to the Enugu state government to suspend the election of the traditional ruler of their community. They made this plea on Thursday during a peaceful protest to the Enugu State House of Assembly complex complaining that the Edeaniagu village was ostracized and as such not allowed to exercise their franchise in participating in the election of the next traditional...

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Gombe State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo has presented a letter of appointment to the New Mai Tangle, Malam Danladi Maiyamba. This followed the approval by Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for the appointment. In the Press statement made available to Journalists on Wednesday in Gombe stated that the Governor did the appointment based on his powers vested on him. Jalo who conveyed the Governor’s approval and presented the...

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The United Kingdom has described the continuous abduction of girls from secondary schools in the north as disturbing and abhorrent. According to the country’s minister for Africa, James Duddrigde, the safety of every child should always be guaranteed as it is a fundamental right. “The abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria is abhorrent,” he said. On Friday, no fewer than 300 school girls were abducted at the government girls secondary school, Jangebe, Zamfara state....

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Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has suspended all proceedings leading to the selection of a new traditional ruler of Tangale Chiefdom until peace is fully restored to the troubled area engulfed with days of violent protests. The action follows the confirmation by the state’s commissioner of Police; Maikudi Shehu, that three persons have been killed during the crises. The police commissioner who spoke when the governor led some members of the government on an...

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ABUJA — The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) says it has intensified advocacy toward ending harmful traditional practices and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in all local government areas of the country. Harmful traditional practices are forms of violence committed against women and girls for so long that they are considered or presented by perpetrators as part of accepted cultural practice. The National President of FIDA, Rhoda Tyoden, told the News Agency of...

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The Board of Trustees of IRUKA (Centre for the study of the future of the Igbo), established by the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, was inaugurated last week at the university by the former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo. Members of the Board of Trustees present at the inauguration were: Professor Ihechukwu Madubuike (Chairman) Senator Emmanuel Onwe (Vice-chairman) Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba Mr Azuka Onwuka Professor Chukwunonso Ejike (internal...

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