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Maria Ude Nwachi a.k.a Afikpo Chic sets big sister example innaugurates school project


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After 18 years baby was born to Dcn Gordin & Mrs. Nwako (Video)

Caribbean Carneval Celebrated (click video)

His Royal Highness, the Cornerback: Prince Amukamara
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Professor, Sir Cyril C. Nwako (Ph.D.)
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WETATi International Women's Conference 2013

On March 29-30, hundreds of delegates from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean will descend on Linthicum, Maryland to attend the 2nd annual WETATi International Women's Conference. The conference will be held at the Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport Hilton. WETATi stands for Women Empowered To Achieve The Impossible. The theme of this year's conference is "Woman Power: Front and Center in the 21st Century-the mindset of a WETATi Woman." (click for details)

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Abia Guber: Ikpeazu says he will have the last laugh

Court sacks Ikpeazu , declares Otti Abia gov

Appeal Court nullifies Gov Ikpeazu’s election, declares Otti winner

Appeal Court nullifies Gov Ikpeazu’s election, declares Otti winner

Appeals Court gives Abia Guber to Alex Otti

Biafra battle not over – MASSOB, IPOB, others

Child Care is Everyone's Business, by Advocates for Children of NJ (ACNJ)

Bakassi, Biafra, and Boko Haram: The International Linkage and Implication

Nigeria may break up when Yoruba join agitation bandwagon –Wale Oshun, ARG leader

Insecurity: Army Set to Battle Biafra Agitators, N’Delta Militants

Let Biafrans go –Dr Junaid Mohammed

Biafra: ‘What can we do to make Igbo feel they belong, not alienated – Soyinka

2019 Igbo presidency: We're not interested - IPOB

Soyinka opens up on Biafra, Buhari

BIAFRA: Igbo have the right to clamour for self-determination, says Kalu

Oma Iwere (Itsekiri) Organization helping the needy

Oma Iwere Organization USA held their annual fundraising and Cultural Gala Night in Union New Jersey USA. According to the Presidnet of the organization Ms. Patience Edremoda, funds raised at the evnt goes to helping Library Projects and the needy at Itsekiri land in Nigeria and other places of need. The Chairman of the occassion, Professor Anthony Okorodudu encouraged the participants to donate generously as a way to helping the needy in Nigeria. Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark who was represented by Deputy Mayor Ugochukwu, a Nigerian-American, in presenting a proclaimation, encouraged the organization to hold its next event in Newark and promised to work with the group towards helping the needy.

The Key note speaker, Dr. Tosan Oruwariye Stressed the importance of health care awareness and delivery as a way to save lives in Nigeria and Africa and particulerly to elevate the suffering of the masses in Itsekiri land. The Itsekiri people are part of Delta State in Nigeria and are known for fishing and cultural excellence.

The highlight of the event was the the presentation of the fisherman dance, presentation of bride Tammy Oruwariye and the Ukawa dance which topped the fundraising event. The Oma Iwere raised signficant amount towards achieving the stated goal. If you missed the event and would like to contribute to the Oma Iwere, see details at facebook: omaiwerenynj. The millers from Elizabeth New Jersey graced the occassion. click on pic for the Ukawa dance youtube

Breaking News: INEC declares Yahaya Bello Kogi Governor-Elect

Bayelsa poll: Four feared dead, scores injured


The Secret Life of One of the Richest Men in the World

Onitsha violence: Fear grips northern govs

Nine dead, over 8 injured as Taskforce open fire on protesting IPOB members in Onitsha

Kogi: Wada, Faleke claim victory

BIAFRA: Leaders to meet Buhari on Igbo marginalization

Abia Partners OPS to Tackle Youth Unemployment

Northern group calls for dialogue over Biafra


Biafra: Count us out, S-South tells agitators

Biafra: Nigeria remains one nation, says Buhari

Pro-Biafra Activists Protest in Umuahia

Why Igbo elite are scared to back Biafra struggle – Col. Joe Achuzia

Pro-Biafra protests may destabilize Nigeria, Defence Minister warns

Buhari swears in Ministers

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Why traditional marriage is very important in Igbo land

FIFA World Cup Under 17 Final in Chile 2015 Nigeria vs Mali
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Mali march on to Vina Del Mar

Pro-Biafra protests not in the interest of south-east people ... Gov Okorocha

Taraba: Jubilation in Jalingo over sacking of Gov Ishaku

Buhari’s wife in Enugu, woos Igbo

Tribunal Affirms Ikpeazu’s Election as Abia Governor

Abia: Otti appeals as tribunal affirms Ikpeazu’s victory

SEPA to Otti: Don't Apeal Against Tribunal Judgement

Breaking News: Tribunal upholds Ikpeazu as winner of Abia gov poll

Biafra not Nigeria’s problem

Politicians, others evade BVN

Pastor dies while praying inside his Irvington, NJ ... - WABC

Panic in Ebonyi over relocation of Boko Haram prisoners to Abakaliki

Biafra, Oodua and the seventh lesson

Eze Ndigbo and desecration of Igbo culture

‘Gov. Ikpeazu: We want to draw from Abians in Diaspora’

Egenolf Early Childhood Center in Elizabeth to celebrate 125 years

How Buhari should address the Biafran activists issue, by Chekwas Okorie

Kalu Drops Bid for FIFA Presidency

Nnamdi Kanu and The Cry For Biafra

With Biafra it is finished, says Gowon

Election Tribunal annuls Wike’s election

Leaders chart new course for Ndigbo

How market leadership tussle demotes Akure’s Eze Ndigbo

Buhari appoints Mahmood Yakubu as INEC chairman

Mimiko intervenes in Deji of Akure, Eze Ndigbo feud

Is this secession threat, a crack on the wall?

Abia Governor Ikpeazu Names Commissioners

APGA Supporters, CSOs Protest Tribunal Verdicts in Abia

Announcing the 1st Annual International EBO (Igbo) Landing Project Conference, November 17-19, 2015 at Gregory University Uturu, Abia State

World ship owners adopt Kalu as interim president

Abia Tribunal Rulings, NO Victor, No Vanquish. (Opinion piece)

Fire razes Onitsha electronics market

Onitsha Market Fire disaster

Fire razes Onitsha electronics market

Tribunal Sacks Sen. Nnaji, orders Fresh Election for Enugu-East

Falana drags King Mswati III to UN over killing of girls, women in Swaziland

There Abians Go Again

Bayelsa Ex-gov, Alamieyeseigha's death

Ikpeazu gets 'actionable programme' on governance

Enyeama quits Eagles

13 Nigerians who shaped the last 55 years

Buhari's ministerial list: Are you surprised?

You lack capacity to rule Nigeria well, Igbo Diaspora group tells Buhari

You encourage corruption by providing safe haven for stolen funds, Buhari tells world powers

Ohaneze: Igbo Day Celebration to be Low-key over Igbo Exclusion of in Appointments

HURIWA Decries Attacks on Otti, Burning of Election Materials

Sri Lanka Day & God Calls Me An Eagle
by Dr. Patience Ogechi Oti

Rev. Dr Patience Oti Signing her book

Book Signing on Sri Lanka Day. A day of cultural presentation of Sri Lanka colors, foods, people and religious work. The book God Calls Me An Eagle was presented, reviewed and signings by the Author Rev. Dr. Patience Oti. A day filled with inspiration and testimony. If your heart beat is to maximize destiny, impact lives, leave your signature upon the documents of history and footprints upon the sands of time, then the book "GOD CALLS ME AN EAGLE" is a roadmap on how to get to the top and dwell there. It explores the awesome traits of the Eagle, which makes it outstanding. It educates on the life seasons of the Eagle [Molting] with emphasis on patience. It will show you how to soar effortlessly above all adversities with focus and streingth. Click pic to see video

Lawyer sues Buhari  over appointments

Nigerian Ambassador to US, Prof Adefuye is Dead

APC leaders angry as Buhari appoints more northerners

Buhari: Why Nigerians in Diaspora Can’t Vote Now

Ekwueme, Clark, others slam Buhari over biased appointments, anti-graft war

Buhari to Engage Nigerians Abroad in Anti-corruption War

Dissecting Ikpeazu’s 60 days in office

If Igbos are butchered again, Nigeria will break; Fani- Kayode warns

South Africa Tourism Targets West Africa

N78 million for website included ‘other services’ – Fashola

Nigeria’s Policy Direction Will Soon be Clear, Moghalu Tells Foreign Investors

Umu Igbo Unite 11th Annual Convention 2015, Newark, New Jersey

Emeka Okpukpara Jr, Ugochukwu Nwaokoro and Iheke IsaacDeputy Mayor of Newark NJ Ugochukwu Nwaokoro representing Mayor Ras Baraka, welcomes Emeka Okpukpara Jr., President of Umu Igbo Unite to Newark as Isaac Iheke representing Igbo Basics Publications concludes the interview (click pic for details)

UIU Nigeria Lawyers Association Umu Igbo Unite

New Generion, New View, Building Bridges Together

DNA Tested African Descendants Naming Ceremony

Prince Eluemuno Nnamdi Naja Chinere Njoku



Communiqué on the 2nd World-Wide Igbo Festival of the Arts and Language and Culture


Lagos seals Kanu Nwankwo’s hotel, worship centres

INEC Fire: Abia PDP, APGA Continue

House Members Urges Abia, Ebonyi, Boundary Commission to Resolve Boundary Dispute

Killing of Aba traders: NDLEA officials won’t escape justice –Rep

Naming ceremony performed at the Igbo Farm Village 2015 a CISA event


The naming ceremony performed by Eze Nri along with Naja Chinyere, and others at the Igbo Farm Village, Frontier Culture Musuem, Staunton VA, USA

Buhari's appointments has shown his hatred for Igbo - Ohaneze

$150bn: UPP Urges Buhari to Beam Searchlight Locally

Buhari meets Obama, to appoint ministers September

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of US Barack Obama during a meeting. President Buhari is staying at the same Blair House that Prime Minister Abubakar stayed in 1961.

Is Buhari's visit the second coming of Nigeria ?
Balewa in USA

What went wrong in Nigeria? President Buhari will stay at the same Blair House that Prime Minister Abubakar stayed in 1961.
Can you see how our first Prime Minister was first treated in USA between July 25-28th 1961.
Watch "Alh. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa official visit to USA " on YouTube - Alh. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
 That was the time to brag to be a Nigerian.

Getting the Abia Focus Right

Kalu, It's Time to Let Go

Boko Haram offers to swap kidnapped girls for detainees

The Alex Otti Phenomenon

Nigerian Scientist Leads 3D Printing Breakthrough

A Nigerian scientist is leading a German breakthrough in 3D printing technology. Who is he? What has he done?
Find out why Nigerian States are unable to pay workers despite collecting over 15 trillion Naira in 2013 and 2014.  Read the insightful views of a government insider, former Secretary to the Anambra State Government on this.
Discover the all-white band playing Osita Osadebe's high life music in New York.  Find out who Wana Sambo is and why Nigerian medical doctors have to give back to Nigeria. (click for details)

Boko Haram extremists gun down 97 people

'Masters Energy Industrial City, an Investment Hub'




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Abia, Imo, Cross River Elect Speakers

Orji: Victory Shows Politics is about Negotiation Not War

How Dogara Floored Gbajabiamila

More Trouble for APC as Okorocha Submits Three Names for Post of SGF

Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor Abia State maiden broadcast to Abians

My beloved Abians,
Let me first thank you for your enthusiastic and overwhelming support during the ceremonies that ushered me into office as the 4th Governor of our great state. During the election campaigns, I travelled the length and breadth of this state and felt your collective yearning that Abia was due for a comprehensive transformation. Today as your Governor, I pledge, that before the expiration of my tenure I will deliver  “A New Abia”. An Abia state that is better and more focused on uplifting the lives of all Abians.  (click for details)

Aba Mega Mall A New Ariaria Market?

Aba Mega Mall Entrance

The new Aba Mega Mall was commissioned today. “I see the new Ariara Market here because very soon old things shall pass away”. The first phase of the new Aba Mega Mall was commissioned with the ground breaking ceremony for the second phase performed by Governor T.A Orji to the glory of God. 

T.A Orji has laid the solid foundation for future growth and development of Abia.   History must surely vindicate him. (click for details)

Buhari misses pre-inauguration prayers, jets out to UK

With 6 Days to Go, 50 Heads of State for Buhari's Inauguration

Igbo Graduates 2015

Isaac Iheke and Sharon Ibezim
Isaac Iheke and Cheryl Ibezim graduates of Kean University, New Jersey

Isaac Iheke, son of Chief Alexander and Lolo Gail Iheke, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kean University this May after four years as a William Livingston Scholar. Iheke majored in Political Science with a double minor in Economics and Psychology  and now joins the list of this year’s Igbo graduates looking forward to a bright future as we join Ndi Igbo across the globe to celebrate this milestone achievement by our wards.

Among the graduates was Cheryl A. Ibezim who bubbled with joy as her parents, friends, and well-wishers showed support of her achievement

Ikpeazu has the capacity to reposition Abia, Soludo

Apple Buys Chinedu Echeruo’s for $1 Billion

Prelude to 2015 College Graduation (YouTube Video)

Abia PDP embarks on post-election soul searching


Ikpeazu wins Abia Governorship Eleaction
Erosion repair project by Igbere Community

Nigerian boy of Igbo extraction accepted to all eight-ivy-league schools

Harold Ekeh
EKEH: Not only did Harold Ekeh get into every University he applied to, but he got into ALL eight Ivy League schools. That would be Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Penn, Dartmouth and Cornell. Harold Ekeh arrived in the United States from Nigeria at age 8 and spoke very little English. (the world loves a winner)

'Mystery' illness leaves health officials baffled

Sen. Chukwumerije dies at 75


Abia State Senators and National Assembly Representatives

Senator Enyinna Abaribe
Hon. Mao Ohuabunwa
Gov T. A. Orji
Gov. T. A. Orji
Governor T. A. Orji, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe and Hon. Mao Ohuabunwa received their respective certificate of returns as Senators Elect to represent Abia State at the upper chambers in the next new administration. 

Meanwhile 7 PDP members and 1 APGA winners also received their certificates of return to represent Abia State at the National Assembly.
The people of Abia State expect much to whom much is entrusted. 

While congratulating the winners we at Igbo Basics Publications wish to remind these reps that our penlights will be on their activities and will expect that they bring to our people the much deserved dividends of democracy so that in 4 years when they come again to ask for our people’s votes their performance will determine future representation. The office belongs to the people. (Click for details)

Nkem Uzoma Abonta
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Darlington Nkwocha
Isialangwa North/South)
Nkeiruka Chidubem
O. Nkeiruka Chidubem (Isuikuato/Umunneochi)
Ossy PrestigeChinedu Ehiriodo
Oss Prestige
(Aba North/South)
Solomom Adaelu Ezinwa
Solomon Adaelu Ezinwa (Obingwa/Ugwunagbo/
Samuel Ifeanyi Onuigbo
Samuel Onuigb
(Ikwuano Umuahia)
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Nkole Uko Ndukwe
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Maria Ude Nwachi a.k.a Afikpo Chic

PDP, APC, APGA Claim Victory in Imo, Abia Guber Polls

Abia governorship election result stalemated

Abia State Governorship Election result video announcement

President Obama to keep Nigeria One
The declaration of the 2015 governorship election in Abia State as inconclusive has continued to generate controversy in the two main parties in the race, the ruling PDP  and the opposition the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
An accredited voter who tried unsuccessfuly to vote on Saturday and Sunday at one of the disputed wards in Aba later stated that " the Abia Gubernatorial Election result was very ill and had been rushed to the Federal Medical Center Umuahia for surgical operation after heavy police presence at Aba town Hall"

According to the official announcement "If the margine of win is in excess of the figure record EC 40 G ... for the declaration of the governorship election result, we are about to declare the governorship election result. Now margine of lead is 83053, are you following me? Now margine of lead is 83053 ... now total number of registered voters that is in election not held or cancelled EC 40 G ...179224. It is apperent ladies and gentlemen that the margine of win in EC 40 G ... is not in excess of the total number of registered voters of the polling unit where the elections were cancelled or not held... the verdict is clear THERE IS NO DECLERED WINNER FOR THE RESULT. Is that clear? yeahhhhhhhh" it seems that these people kpu miri n' onu ekwu okwu, they seem to be speaking in thungs in God's Own State, details to follow (click on picture to view video) Saturday, 25th April is the rescheduled date for election to determine the balance of 179224 electoral votes.

"To Keep Nigeria One is a task that must be done"

President Obama to keep Nigeria One

Ubomiri: Imo community known for abundant rainfall

Hon. Polly Ubah Honored by the Ubomiri Community

The King of Ubomiri His Royal Highness, Eze Emma St. George Ekeh, Ubom1 of Ishi Ubomiri, conferred Hon. Polly Ubah, the Chieftaincy title “Ugo Eji Eje Mba 1 of Ishi Ubomiri (meaning…) while his wife Prisca Ubah received the honor “Ugo Di-ya of Ishi Ubomiri”

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Traditional Marriage at Umuahia

Nnamdi & Adaugo Constance Ogbulafor Okafor

Adugo Constance Ogbulafor of Olokoro, Umuahia, Abia State and Nnamdi Okafor of Ihite Afoukwu, Ahiazu Mbaise of Imo State, Nigeria, blessed at traditional marriage on December 8th 2012 at Olokoro Umuahia. Congratulations to the newly married. It is culture fisrt hand when traditional marriages are celebrated in Igbo land. Ilu nwanyi n'ala Igbo bu ihe oma.

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The Igbo people of Nigeria-Jews of Africa?

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US Army recruits Hausa, Igbo


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