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The Untold Story of Osisi-Kankwu:  Igbo land’s most notorious kidnapper.

The Untold Story of Osisi-Kankwu:  Igbo land’s most notorious kidnapper.

There are kidnappers but the story of Obiọma Nwankwo, popularly known as Osisikankwu will always remain indelible in the history of kidnapping in Nigeria. His was a story of an obdurate fellow who recruited more than 3000 men into the nefarious job of kidnapping that terrorised the whole of Abia State especially Aba and environs, even down to Obigbo in Rivers State. If you had lived in Aba circa 2007- 2010, you would understand definitely what I am saying. It got so terrible that at a point that people living across Ariaria junction of Aba was sacked as the kidnappings…
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Ondo: A trader knifed to death by a soldier over cost of a carpet.

Ondo: A trader knifed to death by a soldier over cost of a carpet.

A 27-year-old trader was fatally stabbed by a supposed soldier on Saturday in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, over the cost of a carpet. After the event, which occurred in the Arakale neighborhood of Akure, some irate local business owners and coworkers of the deceased blocked off the area's main thoroughfares. Newsmen were informed by an eyewitness, going by only Chibuka, that the dispute began when the deceased attempted to stop the man from abusing and assaulting a fellow dealer who is a nursing mother over a carpet's pricing. According to him, the dead and the "customer" got into…
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After selling 2 choppers to private people, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology has no training helicopter.

After selling 2 choppers to private people, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology has no training helicopter.

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria, Acting Rector Shaka Imalighwe, said the school had no training helicopter. He said this at a House of Representatives hearing on the sale of two College helicopters. He told the House of Representatives Committee on Public Assets that he took over College management in January 2024 as an interim manager. Even though he was the College's Deputy Rector when the helicopters were sold, he denied being on the sales team. The House of Representatives Committee Chairman, Ademorin Kuye, voiced worry over the selling of the two helicopters to private individuals when the…
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Bishop Nwankpa felicitates with Pete Edochie @ 77

Bishop Nwankpa felicitates with Pete Edochie @ 77

Cleric, philanthropist, Nollywood actor and marketer, Bishop Emeka Nwankpa, has sent a message of goodwill to Chief Pete Edochie on his 77 birthday celebration. Describing Pete Edochie as 'a legendary actor whose role has contributed to bringing international fame to Nollywood', Bishop Nwankpa prayed to God to continue to bless the thespian with good health and longer life. The message partly reads:"I salute you, the quintessential veteran, on your 77th birthday. Indeed, you have left an indelible footprint on the Nigerian entertainment industry. Your role has greatly contributed to bringing international fame to Nollywood'. May God continue to bless you…
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Biafra Civil War: Ohanaeze charges Gowon To Apologise To Ndigbo, Ask for Forgiveness.

Biafra Civil War: Ohanaeze charges Gowon To Apologise To Ndigbo, Ask for Forgiveness.

General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), the former head of state of the military, has been urged by Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the highest Igbo socio-cultural organisation, to ask for forgiveness and apologise to the Igbo people for his recent remarks regarding the Biafra civil war. Okechukwu Isiguzoro, an Ohanaeze chieftain, called Gowon's comment "inflammatory" and encouraged him to make efforts towards reconciliation. Gowon's most recent statement, made after seeing President Bola Tinubu, according to Isiguzoro, has caused pain to the Igbo people, both at home and abroad. The Igbo people's collective psyche has been severely harmed by Gowon's insensitive and misleading narrative about…
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