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Ofala Nnewi: Celebrating cultural heritage

Post by Maureen Azuh
in News
on 15 January 2015

Festivals are held to commemorate the cultural heritage of a people but for the people of Nnewi in Anambra State, the yearly Ofala Festival has become a unifying force, bringing sons and daughters of Nnewi together.

Nnewi Women dancing performance

As the Christmas season approaches, Nnewi on my mind

Post by Alfred Obiora Uzokwe
in News
on 15 January 2015

Every Fall season, as the leaves start falling and cool winds begin to blow, I become very nostalgic. I find myself thinking about the place I grew up in, the town I will always call home and cherish, the land that many call Anaedo, the place called Nnewi.

Why industries thrive in Nnewi – NCCIMA president

Post by CHIDI NNADI and MARCEL ALOZIE
in News
on 15 January 2015

When Mr. Humphrey Ngonadi became the President of the Nnewi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NCCIMA), about three years ago, he inherited a moribund organization.

Nnewi agog as Igwe Orizu celebrates 50 years on throne

Post by Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
in News
on 15 December 2014

For three days in December, Nnewi folks were in a festive mood, as the town’s revered ruler, Igwe Orizu celebrated the 50th anniversary of his reign with a colourful Ofala festival, reports KEMI YESUFU. It was pomp and ceremony recently when one of Nigeria’s longest serving traditional rulers, Igwe Kenneth Orizu of Nnewi, Anambra State celebrated his 50th anniversary on the throne.