Tag: igbo

YNaijaMay 4, 2023

First batch of Nigerian evacuees from Sudan arrive in Abuja; I owe you nothing, Tinubu tells Wike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss First batch of Nigerian ...

YNaijaApril 25, 2023

‘Disregard rumors, I am very strong’ – Tinubu; Nigeria to evacuate students from Sudan amid crisis starting Tuesday | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss ‘Disregard rumors, I am ...

YNaijaOctober 17, 2022

2023 Elections: Fresh trouble hits Atiku over anti-Yoruba, Igbo comment; Publish names of perpetrators of oil theft or face legal action, SERAP tells Buhari | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

2023 Elections: Fresh trouble hits Atiku over anti-Yoruba, Igbo comment Nigeria’s hunger level ‘serious,’ ranks 103 out of 121 countries ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 18, 2022

2023: There is an update on the Igbo presidency conversation

A few prominent personalities from the Southeast Nigeria, under the aegis of Igbo Elders Consultative Forum (IECF), have insisted that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 8, 2022

“Igbos are everywhere” may be Father Anelu’s reason for banning Igbo songs

It is no news that Igbo people are like that yellow mobile network provider. You will be surprised to find ...

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

For Non-Binary Awareness Week, this commitment should be your starting point

The week starting the Sunday or Monday preceding 14 July every year since 2012 is celebrated globally as non-binary awareness ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 1, 2021

The #YNaijaEssay: Language preservation in Nigeria and the brick walls [LONG READ]

Many other languages are no longer being learned by new generations of children or by new adult speakers; these languages ...

Ado AminuApril 6, 2021

A jail-break card in perpetuity for abusers | Dissecting the Pete Edochie interview

Unless you have not been paying attention lately, you must have come across the recent spike in nuggets of ancient ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

Exploring gender through the viewpoint of Igbo Spirituality

by Obinna Tony-Francis Ochem There is a story told of Area Scatter, a crossdresser who played an ornamental thumb piano ...

Michael IsaacAugust 25, 2020

The #IgboLivesMatter trend is another reason to overhaul Nigeria’s security system

The discontent with Nigeria’s unity is not exclusive of a section of the Igbo tribe. The now well established desire ...

Michael IsaacJuly 6, 2020

Billionaire, Arthur Eze says Ndigbo owe eternal gratitude and here’s how it was received

Billionaire, Arthur Eze, on Monday caused a stir on social media following a statement released by his media consultant, Oliver ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 23, 2020

In case you are wondering why 2023 Presidency is trending

The ability and sometimes, desperation to pick ourselves up after a fall is somewhat of reflexive behavior. This has a ...

Michael IsaacJune 5, 2020

The ‘Igbo’ trend on Twitter is another trend challenging the status quo

There are certain things that many people have come to terms within Nigeria when it concerns other tribes that aren’t ...

Michael IsaacMay 14, 2020

Here’s why #Igbo is trending again and it’s not ‘because of money’

One of the most interesting things about Nigeria is the multi-cultural diversities that exists between her people and the ways ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

Igbo is trending and there can hardly be a more beautiful conversation

Besides its prominence as an essential channel of communication with people of diverse backgrounds, Twitter has become a handy tool ...

Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The most valuable player in the NBA wants you all to know he is 100% Nigerian

The NBA Milwaukee bucks point forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the Greek freak, has in fact dispelled the popular ...

Bernard DayoJuly 4, 2018

The BBC will host Igbo, Yoruba and Pidgin debates this Thursday and you are invited

On July 5, the BBC World service will be hosting three debates at the University of Lagos (Afe Babalola Hall) ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Learn Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa | Army orders personnel

The Nigerian Army has ordered its personnel to learn Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba languages. In a statement by Army spokesperson, Brigadier-General ...

EzinneOctober 7, 2017

The Thread: How I survived the Asaba Massacre

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the gruesome Asaba massacre. That day, the indigenes of Asaba were deceived by the ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Why were you silent on Nnamdi Kanu’s calls for war? | Garba Shehu replies Ezekwesili

The Presidency has berated former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, for accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being a tribal leader. Senior ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

We are not part of it | Igbos in Southwest react to Nnamdi Kanu’s statement

The Igbo residing in all various parts of Yorubaland yesterday, disassociated themselves from the statement credited to the leader of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

“Igbo have never mandated anybody to go and talk about secession” – Ohanaeze

The chairman of planning and strategy of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, says nobody was mandated to talk about Igbo seceding. ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2017

Why governors were at the Igbo quit notice meeting – Shettima

Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima has said Northern leaders attended the meeting of the coalition of Arewa Youth to ensure ...

AzeezAugust 25, 2017

Just In: IPOB rejects withdrawal of Igbo quit notice

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rejected the withdrawal of the quit notice issued to Igbo in the Northern ...

AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Shettima meets Northern elders, youth

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday met with a group of Northern Elders and key members of the ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2017

Just In: Arewa youth, Ndigbo meet in Kano over quit notice

Northern youths and some members of Ndigbo ate currently meeting in Kano over the October 1 ultimatum given to Igbos ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2017

BREAKING: Our quit notice to Igbos still stands – Arewa Youth

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (ACF) has said its quit notice to Igbo people resident in the North still stands. ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Okorocha bans Imo monarchs from speaking English at official functions

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has banned traditional rulers in the state from speaking in English at official functions. Okorocha ...

EditorJuly 3, 2017

Messiah Kanu: What should be done about Nnamdi Kanu’s miracles?

by Alexander O. Onukwue If you have not noticed, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has attained the status of a worshipped being. ...

AzeezJuly 3, 2017

We will reconsider our quit notice to Igbos in the north – Arewa youth

The Coalition of Arewa youths which issued a quit notice to Igbos residing in the north has said they will ...

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