| Travel / Re: Trailer Transporting Airplane Causes Gridlock In Edo by Izupoi3: 11:55am On Oct 17|
A trailer transporting an airplane causes heavy traffic gridlock in Edo. The plane which has its wings cut off is said to be coming from Lagos on its way to Abuja. Officials of the FRSC and NPF were on ground trying to direct the traffic.
My question here is this; since it's apparently a scrap plane, why not fully dismantle it before transporting it? Why put Nigerians through the pains of being stuck in traffic on a highway for hours just because of a scrap plane. Abi them wan go refurbish the plane?
I tire for Nigerians oh.
please more pictures and eyewitness please
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| Politics / Re: Onitsha Begun With Migration Of Its People From Benin Kingdom by Izupoi3: 1:13pm On Oct 08|
it is so obvious that the name is not an edo name but the fact is that ezechime was a product of Benin begotten by an ibo mother during oba esigie reign.
ezechime fled Benin after a conflict between his mother portion and Oba esigie thereby taking along most things that relate to Benin
nawah ooo , you people can't reason again because of politics, igbos came to the region of bini and igala and dominated it between 12 th and 25th century. it was during the 16th and 17th centuries when the nothners came with their fulanization agenda that the igbos trace back east word
| Politics / Re: Onitsha Begun With Migration Of Its People From Benin Kingdom by Izupoi3: 12:30pm On Oct 08|
History of Onitsha
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By CHIKA ABANOBi (Last update 28/09/2017)
The history of Onitsha is said to have begun with the migration of its people from the Benin Empire towards the end of early part of the 16th century as a result of a wave of unrest, war and displacement unleashed by the Islamic movement from North Africa. One version said that it was during their passage through the outskirts of Ile-Ife that they acquired the name Onitsha, a corruption of Orisha Udo.
Another version has it that their migration to East of the Niger has to do with a misunderstanding that arose between the Onitsha family and Oba Esigie (1404-1550), following the slighting of their shrine, Udo, by the Oba. According to the legend, it was customary for newly installed Oba to pay homage to all important shrines in the Benin Kingdom by slaughtering a cow in the shrines enclave. But Oba Esigie is said to have refused to do this at the Onitsha people’s Udo-Shrine, hence the quarrel and the migration down towards the River Niger area and across it.
Ukpabi disagrees with the Oba Esigie angle and posits that the misunderstanding and migration was rather as a result of “a fight over a farmland. These other people fighting over farmland with the others and interest started coming. And because of interest, bitterness ensued and the two brothers decided to go their separate ways. One said, no, ‘I will now leave you, I’m going to Ado N’Idu.’ ‘Ado’ means border. ‘I will leave you and go and settle down on my own. I’m no longer going to be with you.’ That’s the issue. So, the two brothers had to separate.”
Onitsha, capital of Igbo Kingdom
The immigrant settlers from Benin were said to have been helped by the Igalas to cross the river to settle in Onitsha in the 16th century, which was originally called Ado N’Idu. It soon became the capital of an Igbo Kingdom. In 1857, British traders in palm oil established a permanent station in the city, and Christian missionaries soon followed, headed by Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther (a Yoruba) and Reverend John Taylor (an Igbo).
In 1884, Onitsha became part of a British protectorate. The British colonial government and Christian missionaries penetrated most of Igboland to set up their administration, schools and churches through the river port at Onitsha.
Historically, Onitsha became an important trading port for the Royal Niger Company in the mid-1850s. Following the abolition of slavery, trade in palm kernels and other cash crops boomed around this river port. Immigrants from the hinterland were drawn to the emerging boom town as did the British traders who settled there and coordinated the palm oil and cash crops trade.
Colonial relics and post-colonial architectural wonders
Areas bordering Old Market, New Market Roads, Upper Market Road, Modebe Avenue, Iboku, Old Cemetry, Old Hospital, Mbanugo St, Emejulu St, Obi Street, Benjamin St, Court, Enugu Road, Awka Road, Egerton, etc are known as Whitemen Quarters, so-called because the white colonial masters who first settled in Onitsha, used to live here. And, even till today, the white colonial style of buildings such as you see at Yaba, Ebute Metta and Central Lagos, can be seen existing, side by side, with the new, on these streets.
But much more modern exotic architectural wonders exist in places like the G.R.A and “33” Housing Estates. Sunday Sun understands that SCityGate Real Estate Ltd, located on Mike Ilodibe Crescent and which specializes in building ultra-modern architectural structures, makes such building wonders happen for interested clients. In 1965, a bridge was built across the Niger River to replace the ferry crossing. Today, plans are said to be underway to build the Second Niger Bridge.
Onitsha is made up of three groups of people, Ukpabi reveals. The first is the Edos, the Ezechima’s team. The second, Igalas. They were the people that were fishing at the Niger by the time Onitsha people came to settle there. The third, the Igbos who are very close to the Niger and had integrated with them. These three groups make up what is today known as Onitsha.”
“Their tradition is blended with the three peoples, first the Edos, second the Igalas”, Ukpabi says. “In fact, in the past, there were some villages in Onitsha that spoke Igala. And they are made up of two villages. They are still in Onitsha. Onitsha is made up of nine villages. Two out of the nine are purely the Igalas: Ogbodu and Obigboru. So, that is how Onitsha people came to be.
“The ones with Edo influence are the monarchy itself. That’s the Eze Chima, that is the ruling villages. They are four in number. Umueze Aroli, Okebunabu (which include Umudei and Ogbabu) and Olosi. The present Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Achebe is the 21st Obi of Onitsha.”
Inter-marriages, says Ukpabi, have long existed between the Igalas and the Edos. “The people our ancestors met fishing at the bank of the River Niger were purely Igallas. They were following the Niger all the way from their place to Onitsha. So, they don’t normally come to the upper land. They remain there. They have their buildings in their canoes. So, we attracted them into coming to the hinterland. We started intermarrying with them. One of the outstanding monarchs of Onitsha, Obi Eze Aroli, the mother, Enubi, is from Igala.”
please get full informations right before posting a trash just to satisfy your tribalistic agenda
| Politics / Re: What The Components Of Biafra Nation Might Look Like . by Izupoi3: 4:55pm On Sep 26|
Biafra here we come, Ooduwa get ready even though you are still undecided
| Politics / Re: Osagie Ize-iyamu Camp Weeps As Primate Ayodele Releases Shocking Prophecy Ahead by Izupoi3: 10:48am On Sep 14|
Osagie Ize-Iyamu camp weeps as Primate Ayodele releases shocking prophecy ahead Edo poll
BARELY two weeks to Edo gubernatorial election, the founder of the Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the race, Osagie Ize-Iyamu will have a major disagreement with Adams Oshiomhole.
The popular prophet made the prophetic statement in a chat with Legit TV in Lagos.
The cleric said the ... continue: https://dailynewsreporters.com/osagie-ize-iyamu-camp-weeps-as-primate-ayodele-releases-shocking-prophecy-ahead-edo-poll/
But this is a common prediction and not prophecy na! why making it a big deal ?
| Politics / Re: DSS Reacts As IPOB Members Kill Two Officers, Reveals Next Move by Izupoi3: 12:31pm On Aug 24|
| Politics / Re: Obaseki To Zaiki Aselm Aidonojie: Join Me To Free Edo From Destructive People by Izupoi3: 3:54pm On Aug 21|
Ahead ahead 4 × 4
| Politics / Re: EDO ELECTION: Group Raises Alarm Over Plot To Engage Russian Hackers by Izupoi3: 3:35pm On Aug 21|
Edo First for Growth (EFG), a political pressure group has raised alarm over an alleged plot by the opposition in Edo State to engage the services of Russian nationals to hack the servers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in order to compromise the forthcoming governorship elections in their favour.
Disclosing the development to our correspondent, the spokesperson of the group, Yusuf Amedu said the group has received damming intelligence reports confirming that operatives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have procured the services Russians to launch the cyber attack on the website of the electoral umpire. He stated that the ungodly plot is being bankrolled by a controversial Benin business mogul.
The EFG urged the Federal Government and Intelligence Agencies to beam its searchlight on the Russian embassy with a view to vetting strange arrivals of their nationals and their mission in the country.
Amedu called on the government not to treat the allegation with levity because if left unchecked will be an affront on the sovereignty of the nation.
"A situation where local election will be influenced from another country will not augur well for the peace, prosperity and security of our people", he concluded.
Na wah ooo, even for governorship election
| Politics / Re: Pastor Adeboye Endorse Peter Obi, As The Next Nigerian President by Izupoi3: 1:53pm On Jul 24|
[quote author=DonXavi post=92050758]BREAKING NEWS!!!
PASTOR E. A ADEBOYE ENDORSE PETER OBI, AS THE NEXT NIGERIAN PRESIDENT.
July 21, 2020 Tonnison
The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God,( RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Monday called on former Anambra State Governor, Mr Peter Obi to prepare to take over from president Mohammadu Buhari come 2023.
He made the called when members of CAN paid him a courtesy call at his residence in Lagos to discuss the issues affecting the country, church and the state of insecurity in Nigeria.
Daddy G.O as he is fondly called revealed that massive corruption is killing Nigeria gradually and must be stopped before it consumes everyone.
Having checked on the crop of politicians parading themselves as leaders, I found Mr. Peter Obi to be the most qualified to lead Nigeria to the promised land, therefore, I endorse him for president come 2023.
Pastor Adeboye who was involved in a Protest March recently against the killings of Christian before the lockdown call on the Federal executive to shorn tribal sentiment and work towards installing Mr. Obi as the next president of the federal republic of Nigeria.
“In the past, I have supported all the candidates that sort for my support, but today, I’m calling on all and sundry to rally round and support the emergence of Mr. Peter Obi of Anambra state ahead of the next generals I election”., he said.
“Let an honest Igbo Man with many years of wealth of experience lead Nigeria to the PROMISED LAND.
Saying ”We have tarried here for too long, It’s time to crossover to the other side of the Jordan” he appealed.
only time will tell
| Politics / Re: *Nairaland Poll Obaseki (like) Ize Iyamu (share) Voting Continues Click please by Izupoi3: 10:04am On Jul 24|
Godwin Obaseki PDP=like
Pastor Ize-Iyamu APC=share
Open vote here, No wúrùwúrú
Then comment please
obaseki pdp win in pool
ize-iyamu Apc win in court