Tag: igbo

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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 ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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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AzeezJuly 3, 2017

We are in full support of a united Nigeria | S’East governors, leaders declare

South East governors, members of the Natiinal Assembly from the South East and traditional rulers from the region on Sunday ...

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AzeezJune 29, 2017

Dangote can never be among genuine northern patriots – Northern youth

A coalition of Northern youths have described Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote as a moral liability to the region. The ...

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AzeezJune 22, 2017

Igbos own more land in the north than the whole South-east – Kwankwaso

Former Kano state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso has said Igbos cannot leave the North because land owned by them in the north ...

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AzeezJune 17, 2017

Anti-Igbo threat: No Igbo has been killed in Kaduna – El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has debunked reports that Igbos relocating to the South East were ambushed and killed in ...

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AzeezJune 16, 2017

Buhari is a Hausa man without brain – Rev. Father Obimma (WATCH)

A Reverend Father, Emmanuel Chibuzor Obimma has said President Muhammadu Buhari is “a Hausa man without brain.” In a video ...

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AzeezJune 14, 2017

Igbo quit notice: We are addressing the issue – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it was making all efforts to address the quit notice by some northern youths ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

We will take any attempt to disrupt peace seriously | Osinbajo tells Northern elders

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal Government will deal with anyone attempting to disrupt the peace of the ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Igbo must produce president in 2019 – Ohanaeze youth

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council on Tuesday, said the Igbos must produce the country’s President in 2019. The group said ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Igbo ultimatum: Protect lives of Nigerians everwhere, Osinbajo tells security chiefs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed security chiefs to protect lives and property of all Nigerians irrespective of region. Special ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

Opinion: The subversive Biafran agitation, ethnic responses and the Nigerian government

by Dele Awogbeoba For over two years now, the Igbo political elite have been uncomfortable with their choice for president ...

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EditorJune 10, 2017

Why Ango Abdullahi should be dropped by the Northern Elders Forum

by Alex O.Onukwue   A former Vice Chancellor of a top Nigerian University, Prof Ango Abdullahi, has left very many ...

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EditorJune 10, 2017

“We are waiting to see what will happen on October 1st” | Insiders speak on the vacation notice issued by Northern youth to Igbos

A Northern Youth coalition including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum on Tuesday gave a three months ultimatum to the Igbos ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

“We don’t want Igbo in Nigeria” – Northern youth insist

Despite security measures and widespread condemnation, Northern youth coalition has insisted that the presence of Igbo in the region, and ...

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ToluJune 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki’s response to the Kaduna Declaration drama is intriguing

A faceless group of Northerners have managed to cause outrage with the three-month ultimatum it issued to Igbo people in ...

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ToluMay 30, 2017

“Why would any idiot want me to be in a country like Nigeria?” | Nnamdi Kanu tells Al Jazeera

One of the 12 bail conditions IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu was given by the Federal High Court in Abuja upon ...

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