Igbo Athlete Breaks World Record Twice, Wins Gold In Paralympics

Team Nigeria continued their impressive run on Friday at the 2016 Rio Paralympics as Igbo paralympian Rolland Ezuruike on Friday set a new World record of 190kg to win gold in the men’s -54kg. Just his first lift of 185kg shartered the previous Paralympic World record before he extended it with his second lift of […]

Suggestive Similarities Between The Igbo And Oworo Peoples

The Igbo people have several language similarities with the Oworo people of Kogi State. They share several words in their vocabulary. For instance they share the same word for box (akpati) and corn (oka). INterestingly, the Oworo people say that their progenitor came from a place called Aba. Curiously, their pronunciation of the place is […]

‘Igbo Are Nigeria’s Most Successful Tribe’, says Ijaw Senator, Ben Murray Bruce

Senator Bruce , stated this on Saturday, August 27, 2016, while addressing the International Youth Day Conference which was organised by the NGO, Vision Alive Empowerment under the recognition of the United Nations, UN. ”Igbos are the most successful people in Nigeria today, h tech and business, even before and after the civil war, Igbos […]

President Buhari Appoints Igbo As MD, Niger Delta Power Holding Company

His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and two Executive Directors for the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC). The new appointees are:(i) Joseph Chiedu Ugbo – Managing Director/Chief ExecutiveOfficer (He is currently acting in the same capacity).(ii) Mallam Babayo Shehu- Executive Director (Finance and […]