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One of eight children, Godwin Maduka came from a small village in Nigeria with thatched huts and no electricity or running water. The primary school was in a tiny church. Cars couldn't navigate its single lane dirt road. It was common for the drinking water, contaminated with feces, to infect townspeople with debilitating worms. The poverty he experienced in Nkerehi is a far cry from the life of a millionaire that Dr. Godwin Maduka enjoys today in Las Vegas with his wife and five children. He bought seven residential properties here for more than $7 million, according to Clark County…

I Fear For Nnamdi Kanu’s Life

Monday, 20 November 2017 by
I Fear For Nnamdi Kanu’s Life We may not see Nnamdi Kanu alive any more. I hope that I am wrong for I think he has done great things for both Nigeria and Biafra. For Nigeria he is the instrument that is motivating Nigerians to rethink the type of governmental structure it has. Should the Handshake Across the Niger come to fruition it would be a result of Mr. Kanu’s bringing awareness to the Igbo and Yoruba (Ohaneze and Afenifere). For Biafra his assertiveness has made President Buhari listen to the Igbo problem (PMB has now visited Anambra, Ebonyi, and…
The federal government of Nigeria has secured a court order to freeze the account of all those that have bank accounts in Nigeria with no associated BVN. You may recall that the federal government gave a directive two years ago urging all Nigerians to identify themselves with the newly instituted process called BVN. BVN means Bank Verification Number. The BVN is managed by VFS Global Services in partnership with Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS). VFS Global Services setup a number of satellite locations to reach as many Nigerians abroad as possible. With this new court order shown below, You…
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Canada Biafra Rally in Pictures

Monday, 02 October 2017 by
Canada Biafra Rally in Pictures- October 2nd 2017 Igbos in Toronto Canada Gathered in numbers to send strong message to Nigeria to Stop the Killings in Igbo Land. Nigeria: Stop the Killings in Igbo Land The Biafrans in Toronto Canada planned and executed a united Biafra protest today, October 2nd, 2017 to send a strong message to Nigerian government to stop the killing of Biafrans in the South Eastern Nigeria. This protest was well attended. The protest was planned in two stages. The first 2 hour protest was held in front of the Parliament building at Queens Park in the…
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Shell Nigeria in collaboration with Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) on human capital development is about to launch the 2017-2018 batch of the graduate internship programme. This is a 12-month programme designed to assist graduates from engineering and geology/geoscience discipline to acquire hands on experience while in the program. PETAN has over 70 member companies providing various kinds of specialised services to the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry. The interns will be attached to any of the PETAN member companies in various parts of Nigeria for the 12-month period.   Eligibility 1.   Engineering or Geology/Geoscience graduate 2.   Completed National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)…
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On behalf of the Igbo union council and the entire planning committee, I wish to express my profound gratitude to the entire Igbo union community in the GTA for coming out in large numbers yesterday to promote the Igbo culture at the 2017 Igbo Cultural Night in Toronto Canada and most especially to demonstrate the drive that the e Igbo people are known for.   The cultural displays  from different state associations that we all witnessed yesterday with pride, provided an opportunity for us to reflect on the cultural debt that we owe our children. The event hall overflowed with…
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2017 Igbo traditional wrestling contest in Toronto Canada The stage is now set for one of the most prolific wrestling jamboree between two arch rivals in Toronto, Dr. Emenike and People's Alakammadu. This will be a winner take all epic African style rumble at the Ndi Igbo Canada annual cultural event scheduled to take place on September 3, 2017. Come and see it yourself. You don't want to miss this action packed event. Igbo people in Canada will gather in large numbers to perform the traditional wrestling rights that will authorize and kick off the wrestling event. It is expected that the wrestling…

Igbo Union August General Meeting 🗓

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 by
Date: August 27, 2017 Time: 17:00-21:00 Location: John Booth Arena:230 Gosford Blvd, North York. (Jane / Shoreham) Venue: John Booth Arena:230 Gosford Blvd, North York. (Jane / Shoreham) Important:  This is a home coming style general meeting. Anambara Statte Diaspora Association will be providing a lavishing entertainment This is mid year meeting and new members are welcome to attend. Agenda: 2017 Igbo Cultural Night Planning  Cultural Performance Practice-Wrestling etc
If you are looking for a nearby catholic church in Toronto, the following will be a good resource. Mass schedules vary. You can contact the parish office for more information to confirm when the Catholic Mass schedule.   Address of Catholic Churches in Toronto   Church Name Church Address Language Igbo Catholic Church   45 Ludstone Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9R 2J2  Igbo  St. Patric's Church  131 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W3  English  St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church  2547 Kipling Avenue, Toronto, ON M9V 3A8  English  Transfiguration of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church   45 Ludstone Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9R 2J2  English…
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Nigerian Stabbed to death on the Train in Calgary   This is not the type of news that anyone would expect from a peaceful country like Canada. Nicolas Nwonye, 46 , an engineer from Enugu state left Nigeria a couple of years ago in search of greener pastures in Canada only to be stabbed to death in cold blood last week. Did Nicolas get into a fight? No! Nicolas started a new carrier change program in Calgary just 4 weeks ago. On this fateful day, he went to the Library to study for his assignments. On his way home, he…
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