2019 Presidency: 3 Politicians Igbo people may project for the job

2019 Presidency: 3 Politicians Igbo people may project for the job

With the spate of agitations for Biafra republic owing to perceived marginalization of the Igbo people especially in the political spheres of the country, one may not rule out the possibility of having the 2019 Presidency or Vice-Presidency ceded to the South-East as a way to pacify people of the region. To this end, it…

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Nnamdi Kanu reveals why he asked for guns, bullets from US-based Igbos [VIDEO]

Nnamdi Kanu reveals why he asked for guns, bullets from US-based Igbos [VIDEO]

Embattled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the reason he demanded bullets and guns from a group of US-based Nigerians in the past was not to hurt anyone but for self-defense against the incessant attacks on Igbos by the Fulani herdsmen. According to him, self-defense is recognized even…

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Quit notice to Igbos: Soludo to lead Ohanaeze Strategy Committee

Quit notice to Igbos: Soludo to lead Ohanaeze Strategy Committee

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has taken an initiative to neutralise last week’s quit notice issued by Arewa youths to Igbo residents in the North by constituting and inaugurating a 100-member Planning and Strategy Committee, headed by former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Chukwuma Soludo, to design both the economic and…

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Thousands of Igbos star-struck as Nnamdi Kanu visits Anambra [VIDEO]

Thousands of Igbos star-struck as Nnamdi Kanu visits Anambra [VIDEO]

This video shows the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, being hailed by thousands in Anambra state who trooped out to have a glimpse of him when he visited the former president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dozie Ikedife. The crowd could be seen screaming out loud in a state of awe.…

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Bringing Chinese investors to Aba will make us poor – Ariaria shoemakers cry out

Shoemakers in Ariaria market have expressed worry over the state government’s plan to bring a foreign investor who would produce shoes in Aba to compete with local shoe-makers. Some shoemakers, who spoke in separate interviews with the media in Aba, said that the arrangement would strip them of their little income and make them jobless.…

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Igbo Politicians air their views on return of Chimaroke Nnamani to PDP

Igbo Politicians air their views on return of Chimaroke Nnamani to PDP

Following the news that filtered out last week that ex-governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani has returned to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), a platform he left six years ago, notable Igbo politicians have aired thoughts. Among those who spoke on the issue of Nnamani’s return to PDP are: APGA chietain, Jude Uwaoma; ex-National Auditor…

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2019: Udeogaranya declares for presidency under APC

2019: Udeogaranya declares for presidency under APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Charles Udo Udeogaranya, has said he will run for the presidency in 2019 under the Party; stressing that ceding the position to Igbos would cool the overheated tension in Nigeria’s polity. Udeogaranya stated this during an interview session with journalists in Lagos. According to him, Igbos…

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Biafra: How MASSOB and IPOB began

Biafra: How MASSOB and IPOB began

Seventeen years after the relaunch of the secessionist agenda by Movement for the Actualisation of Biafra (MASSOB), the struggle for an independent state of Biafra has sparked ethnic tension. It was in 1999. A young Igbo chief, Ralph Uwazuruike, suddenly appeared on the scene. He is not a politician. Neither is he a businessman. He…

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Quit notice to Igbos: See how Nigerians reacted on Twitter

Quit notice to Igbos: See how Nigerians reacted on Twitter

Among Nigerians, "Sack Igbos from the North" became a hot topic less than 24 hours after sixteen Northern Youth Groups rose from a joint meeting in Kaduna yesterday to give Igbo residing in their states up to October 1, 2017 to vacate the region. Mallam Abdulazeez Suleiman who read the statement issued on behalf of…

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Give us Biafra referendum or South-East will boycott 2019 elections – MASSOB

Give us Biafra referendum or South-East will boycott 2019 elections – MASSOB

The Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has threatened to mobilize the people of the South East region and parts of Kogi and Benue states to boycott the 2019 general election unless the Federal Government conducts a Biafra referendum in within six months. According to a statement by its National Director of…

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