Sosoliso Air Crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi, wows audience at America’s Got Talent

Sosoliso Air Crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi, wows audience at America’s Got Talent

Twelve years after surviving the Sosoliso air crash, Kechi Okwuchi wowed everyone at the 2017 audition of ‘America’s Got Talent’. Okwuchi, one of two survivors of the crash that killed 107 passengers, melted the hearts of judges and the audience. For her effort, the economics graduate of the University of St. Thomas was rewarded with…

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Chinua Achebe was not given befitting burial – UNN claims after 4 years

The Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Emeka Nwabueze, has claimed that late Prof. Chinua Achebe, who died four years ago, was not accorded befitting burial as a world class author and one who used his literally works to promote African tradition and culture. He said this while…

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How over 60 escaped death as luxury bus, petrol tanker crash in Awka

How over 60 escaped death as luxury bus, petrol tanker crash in Awka

No fewer than 60 persons escaped death when a fully loaded commercial luxury bus crashed into the drainage on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway while trying to avoid collision with a petrol tanker on Friday. An eye witness, Mr John Obi, told journalists that the bus with plate number KRD 730 XJ, belonging to Young Shall Grow…

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Ebonyi Community Goes Agog For Philanthropist, Lawrence Nwuruku

Ebonyi Community Goes Agog For Philanthropist, Lawrence Nwuruku

The quiet town of Enyibichiri Alike in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi State was agog recently when one of its proud sons, Hon. Ambassador Lawrence Nwuruku donated a magnificent civic centre aside awarding scholarship to scores of indigenes. Several residents of the community trooped out en masse to witness what an excited indigene, Alex…

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Ebonyi State Set to Deliver Maiden World Class Carnival

Ebonyi State Set to Deliver Maiden World Class Carnival

The Ebonyi Carnival Co-ordinator – Chief Charles U. Ama has said that this year’s edition of the state-owned cultural tourism brand: The Ebonyi carnival, is set to go down in history as the most colourful and memorable carnival event ever witnessed in Igboland in recent times not minding it is the maiden edition. Ama, the…

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EBONYI MAIDEN CARNIVAL DEBUTS THIS WEEK

EBONYI MAIDEN CARNIVAL DEBUTS THIS WEEK

Ebonyi Maiden Carnival festival in Nigeria, also tagged "In God We Stand," was created as part of the vision of making the Ebonyi State in Nigeria, the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists all over the world. The carnival which begins on 16 December, 2015 and last till 18 December, 2015 will boost…

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Igbo Man Of The Year Award Holds November

Igbo Man Of The Year Award Holds November

TO showcase the talent of an Igbo man while also spurring him to think of home and develop his state, a magazine, Eastern Eye, established to be the voice of the easterners, has instituted an award for the Outstanding Igbo Man of the Year. Termed “The Eastern Man of the Year” (EMY) award, the recognition,…

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Are You Ready To Celebrate Igbo Day?

Are You Ready To Celebrate Igbo Day?

On Saturday July 25, 2015,  Ndigbo from all works of life will observe the 2015 edition of the Igbo Day ceremony. This event which started in the days of the Igbo State Union as a day for the commemoration of our Igboness, took other connotations in addition to the former objective. This connotation included the…

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Igbo Women and the Craze for Aso-ebi Styles, Colours and Designs

Igbo Women and the Craze for Aso-ebi Styles, Colours and Designs

Aso-ebi, a cultural trend, began in Yorubaland, but has steadily gained popularity in Igboland. These days, we can't deny the aesthetic value aso-ebi style, colour and design adds to Igbo cultural events - wine carrying ceremony, funerals, new yam festivals etc The aso-ebi craze has become so palpable among Igbo women that not buying it…

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Miss Independence Anambra: See Pictures From Welcome Party!

Miss Independence Anambra: See Pictures From Welcome Party!

The game is on as the contest gets hotter… The maiden edition of Miss Independence Anambra has got underway  with shortlisted contestants storming Awka for camping. The beauty pageant which is a baby of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS is one of the innovations being introduced by the station's Managing Director/CEO, Mr Uche Nworah in…

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