Tag: Igbos

HURIWA warn Buhari to stop reminding the Igbo speaking people of Nigeria how he participated in the progrom that left over three million people dead

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to forthwith, stop reminding the Igbo speaking people of Nigeria how he(Buhari) participated in the progrom that left over three million people dead. HURIWA carpeted Buhari, accusing him of excessive penchant for always robbing soap into the eyes[Read More…]

Kalu Nwokoro Idika: Ebubeagu Security Network, Myth Or Reality?

Since the South East governors of Nigeria hurriedly announced the formation of Ebubeagu Security Network, a cross section of Easterners have described it as a myth because of the timing and the style it was constituted. Moreover, some have argued that there was no need for another security network when[Read More…]

Farooq A. Kperogi: Umar’s “BIAFRAN Boys” dig, part of Nigeria’s unofficial Igbophobia

Danladi Umar, the notoriously vain and sickeningly skin-bleached chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, was caught on camera on March 29 physically assaulting a security guard identified as 22-year-old Clement Sargwak.  Umar flew into a tempestuous rage because Sargwak besought him to not park his car at a spot that[Read More…]

Cheta Nwanze: On the Ohanaeze communique

It was a bit alarming reading the kind of rhetoric that came from Ohanaeze Youth over the weekend about Nigeria ceasing to exist, especially when you consider that the capacity to carry out such a threat doesn’t exist in the South-East. But as usual, the media went for the story[Read More…]

Ohanaeze Indigbo reacts to remarks credited to Army chief, threatening to declare a state of Emergency in the South East region

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone. Ohanaeze wondered why Buratai chooses a relatively peaceful South East to vent his[Read More…]

General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) says he sees no reason to be remorseful over the civil war

Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) says he sees no reason he should be remorseful over the civil war. Gowon, in interview he granted the Hausa service of the BBC on the 50th anniversary of ending Biafran war, monitored by our reporter, explained that  “The Biafran war was[Read More…]

How The Igbo’s Eat Their Own And Remain In Disarray

by Fredrick Nwabufo That the Igbo are in a political freeze is largely due to their own “sleight of hand”; that they are in disarray is because they never agree. And that they have not had any success in politics since 1999 is because they still think Nigeria is Egypt where[Read More…]

Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) Members Set Enugu Mosque On Fire

Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have set a mosque ablaze in Enugu State. DAILY POST reports that the incident, which occurred at Ogrute, the capital of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, has thrown the residents into panic. One of the Muslim faithful, who[Read More…]

Igbos and Hausa’s Clash In Rivers State

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday allegedly clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo Local Government Area of Rivers. An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Frank, told newsmen that the incident left many injured from both sides. He said the incident started when the[Read More…]

Presidency Mute After UN Calls For The Prosecution of Arewa Youths Behind ‘Igbo Quit Notice”

United Nations human rights experts have called for the prosecution of those behind the ultimatum issued to the Igbo to leave the north by October 1 but the Nigerian Presidency is yet to issue a statement in reaction to the orders from the United Nations declaring the actions of the[Read More…]