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Whenever an elderly Igbo person says to you AKUKO MIKE EJEAGHA, the truth is that your story is unbelievable to the person like folk story. The idiomatic expression, AKUKO MIKE EJEAGHA is coined from the evergreen music of a man called Mike Ejeagha whose first music is titled Akuko na Egwu ( Story and music). Mike Ejeagha (born August, 1932) is a Nigerian folklorist, songwriter, and musician. From Enugu State, Nigeria, Mike Ejeagha started his career in music in the mid-20th century. Also known as Gentlemen, Mike have been influential in the evolution of music in the Igbo language for over 6 decades. His first hit was in 1960 - the year of Nigeria's independence. Mike Ejeagha has a distinct story-teller accompanied by guitar style and his lyrics are laced with proverbs; lending his music a didactic style. Iconic Mike Ejeagha taught Igbos contentment, selflessness, true spirit of brotherhood as epitomized in love, being our brothers keepers, etcetera. Some of his popular me


Its agreed that from 1999 when the military handed over power to the civilian rule, there was a political tension as regards who assume Democratic leadership until God in His infinite Mercy brought about this existing and peaceful zoning structure in Enugu state. If also agreed that the zoning structure  provided a fair playing ground to all quarters of the state, then it's absolutely wrong and ungodly to mention that the Enugu state zoning structure is illegal or selfishly adopted. zoning transcends development, hence the clamour for zoning by States yet to adopt zoning formula. Zoning brings in justice and equity therefore , we cannot jettison the idea of zoning at this stage. The zoning structure thrived successfully and peacefully for these decades, it will be tantamount to evil spirit for anyone to attempt to destroy or stop it. The zoning structure has been peaceful, orderly, progressive and has come to stay by the grace of God. The Zoning structure has rotated, st

Member Nnewi North State Constituency gifts home to 3 Childless widows.

The member representing Nnewi North state constituency, Hon. Nonso Okafor, yesterday gifted three widows a home in Nnewi, at an event attended by the Igwe of Nnewi Dr K.O.N Orizu and the speaker Anambra state house of assembly Mr Uchenna Okafor. Hon. Nonso Okafor stated that,he went on the journey to build the house for the women, because of the pains and suffering, these widows experienced over the years, due to the dilapidation of their house, which is not conducive for human habitation. He stressed that the project was a passionate one for him, going by the pathetic story of their living condition, and that one should do things for people, without expecting anything in return, he said. The house, a 3-bedroom bungalow, which was built for Mrs Gladys Chukwujiobi, Mrs Anotonia Chukwujiobi and Mrs Bridget Chukwujiobi,the women who were married to the same husband who is now late, had no children. The house has a sitting room with a set of cushion chairs, side stools and centre

PMB appoints Ebonyi REC as NECO registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma as New Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council. Until his appointment as Registrar/CE of NECO, Prof. Obioma was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission. This was contained in a statement issued by the NECO Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani. In a letter dated 15th May, 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134 and signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from 14th May, 2020.  A professor of Education Measurement and Evaluation, Prof Obioma was born on 12th December 1953 and hail from Bende Local Government Area of Abia State. The Registrar on Friday formally took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar, Mallam Abubakar Gana at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna. He was a

Covid19, curfew restrictions, IGP task officers on essential workers protocol

The Inspector General of Police IGP. M.A Adamu has directed that members of the force, reduce the harshness and conflict of interest being experienced all over the country as a result of regulation and enforcement of the dusk to dawn curfew by the federal government. The IGP, in a press release made available to newsmen by the Force PRO DCP Frank MBA, stated that, following unending inquiries on the status of essential workers in respect of the due enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders emplaced by the Federal Government, it has become necessary to clear all ambiguity on the position of the Nigeria Police Force especially as it relates to persons on essential duties. The Force wishes to state that it is not oblivious of the sensitive, indispensable, patriotic and frontline role of the nation’s workforce that falls within the category of Essential Service Providers particularly as it relates to efforts to curtail and contain the COVID-19 pa

Breaking: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Gambari resigns

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, has resigned as Chairman of the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD). Gambari’s resignation was made known in a statement Tuesday by the Executive Supervisor of the Centre, Amb. Abdullahi Omaki. According to him, Gambari was surrendering his appointment to avoid disputes of passion. The statement said it is a normal procedure considering the fact that Gambari is now holding a political position and he has taken step to avoid backlash from different channels in the country.

We don't harbour Criminals- Chairman Old Motor Spare Parts Obosi

The Executive Chairman of Old Motor spare parts (Ngbuka Obosi), Ogbuefi, Ezeobodo, Simon Okechukwu, has once again, reiterated the fact that they don't harbour criminals in the market, which for some time now, has been the mis- conceived notion of some members of the public. He made this assertion recently in his office while interacting with newsmen on the progress made so far, in bringing back peace and calm to the market, since his election as the executive chairman of the market. He asserted that before his taking the saddle of leadership in the market, that most people for the fear of thugs and hoodlums in the market preferred not to come to the market to avoid stories that touch the heart as he stated. He said that since his emergency as the executive chairman that he has helped bring calm to the market by ensuring that pick pockets and car jacker's who constituted nuisance in the market was shown the way out, and has jailed over 27 of them, and sanctioned severa


FROM EVEREST EZIHE, Owerri Suprised by the giant strlde  achievements recorded by Imo State Government within four months of assumption of office by Senator Hope Uzodimma as an Executive Governor of the Eastern Heartland State, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees ( NULGE), Imo state chapter says they are impressed on the transformational initiatives of the Prosperity mantra administration. The union disclosed this in a press statement they issued on Sunday shortly after their monthly Congress held at the Union's Secretariat along Port Harcourt Road, Owerri and endorsed by Comrade Richard Eze and Comrade C.C Ebem Njoku, the Union's State President and Publicity Secretary/PRO respectively and made available  to Journalists in Owerri. According to them "We the members of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Imo State Branch, wish to commend and congratulate His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma(Onwa Oyoko) on his kind approval and commencem