Tag: civil war

AzeezNovember 1, 2017

We must resolve never to allow another war – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria must no be allowed to witness another civil war. Buhari said this his remarks ...

EzinneOctober 14, 2017

The Thread: This is why the South-East treatment differs from the North

Co-founder of Transparency Intl, Oby Ezekwesili yesterday defended Buhari’s decision to tell the World Bank to focus on the North ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

How the Igbos used football to rule Africa after the civil war – Segun Odegbami

Patrick Olusegun Odegbami, known simply as Segun Odegbami, a retired Nigerian footballer on Monday, October 2nd, 2017, said sports has ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2017

Opinion: We do not want a repeat of the Civil War

  By Gideon Arinze   Several decades after the war that lasted between 1967-1970, there were stories of how the ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Why proscription of IPOB was necessary – Ohanaeze

The Youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ohanaeze Youth Council Worldwide has said it supports the proscription of the activities of ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

We must not allow another civil war in Nigeria | Ohanaeze leader says

President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo has said the country must not be allowed to experience another civil war. ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 1, 2017

Christians will begin civil war if Trump is impeached – Televangelist (WATCH)

A Televangelist Jim Bakker has said Christians would begin a second civil war in the U.S. if President Trump were ...

RoqeebahAugust 16, 2017

What do you think about Nnamdi Kanu’s Secret Service?

Last night, a video of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi  Kanu inspecting “a guard of honour of the Biafra Secret Service ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Igbos should stop agitations, they can’t exist on their own – Ohanaeze chieftain

The Anambra State chapter of pan Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has downplayed Biafra agitations, saying Igbos cannot afford to ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 15, 2017

Opinion: Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   On August 1, 1966, after the collapse of last-ditch attempts by Nigeria’s power brokers to prevent ...

EditorJuly 15, 2017

Opinion: Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo On August 1, 1966, after the collapse of last-ditch attempts by Nigeria’s power brokers to prevent the ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 9, 2017

“Fifty years later, Nigeria has failed to learn from its horrific civil war” | 5 things we learned from Eromo Egbejule’s article

The conversation on secession and restructuring continues loudly in Nigeria, but is the government really listening? These are the 5 ...

Op-ed EditorJune 19, 2017

Opinion: Igbos must return to their homeland to find peace

by Christina Adegbaju Now more than ever, there has been an increase in conversations centering about the Igbo exodus. Igbos ...

AzeezJune 13, 2017

Stop demand for Biafra | Okorocha tells IPOB, MASSOB

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has said the Igbos were not ready for another civil war. Okorocha gave the advice ...

AzeezJune 11, 2017

Nigeria cannot afford to experience another civil war – Okowa

Delta State Governor  Ifeanyi Okowa has sais Nigeria cannot afford to experience another civil war. The governor was speaking Sunday ...

RoqeebahMay 30, 2017

Even Ojukwu did not want a second Biafran War, or did he?

Wondering what all the Indigenous People Of Biafra thought about as they observed today’s Sit-at-Home order. Were there family arguments ...

Op-ed EditorMay 30, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: 50 years on | An ode to Biafra, the land of the rising sun and Nigeria’s inconvenient truth (Part 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode   “O Igbo arise! O Igbo arise! O Igbo arise! Let the chains of subjugation be broken, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Nigeria on the brink of another civil war – Tunde Bakare

The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has warned that Nigeria is on the brink ...

AzeezMay 29, 2017

Incessant herdsmen killings may lead to another civil war – Bakare

The Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Tunde Bakare has said failure to address recurrent killings by Fulani ...

EditorMay 26, 2017

YNaija Analysis: The Libyan connection in the Manchester concert bombing

by Mark Amaza Salman Abedi, the culprit of a horrific bombing of a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande ...

Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Opinion: A wink to Banky W and 4 other spectacular moments from Yemi Osinbajo’s #Biafra50 Speech

by Alexander O. Onukwue Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was the Keynote Speaker at a ‘Biafra at 50’ colloquium, held in ...

EzinneMay 25, 2017

The Thread: “We are greater together than apart” “Nigeria must be treated as a love affair” | OBJ, Osinbajo speak on #Biafra50

30th May 1967 will mark 50 years since the late Colonel Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu announced the secession of Eastern Nigeria and ...

Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Opinion: The truth of Biafra and the Nigerian state

by Akintunde Hareef AKERELE Following the bail granted to Nnamdi Kanu the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a ...

RoqeebahMarch 12, 2017

Who can the IPOB count on now that France doesn’t “think there is any kind of future for Biafra”?

Nigeria has been mired in unexhausted agitations for secession for years now. It does not matter that the 30 moth-long ...

AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Agitation for a Biafra nation is a foolish venture – Charly Boy

Former PMAN President, Charly Boy has said the agitation for Biafra was a foolish venture. In a recent chat with ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Is Nigeria on the verge of another 1966 crash?

by Cheta Nwanze Let’s talk very briefly about the boiling frog. The boiling frog is an illustration of death by ...

RoqeebahOctober 29, 2016

BLOOD MONEY VII: The Asaba massacre

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Why South-south did not join Biafra – Ex-General

  A retired Major-General of the Nigerian Army, Edet Akpan says lack of trust was the reason behind the disunity ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

How Buhari ‘cheated death’ during the Biafra war

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was almost killed during the Nigerian civil war that lasted for three years. According to the ...

RoqeebahSeptember 26, 2016

Gen. Gowon’s memoirs are out next year – here are 5 things it must address in detail

General Yakubu Gowon was the military Head of State of Nigeria between August 1966 and 1975. It goes without saying ...

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