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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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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

2019 Elections: Stop making bad political investments – Ngige tells Igbos

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has asked the Igbos of the south east to begin now ...

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AzeezMay 24, 2017

Igbos do not want to secede from Nigeria – Iwuanyanwu

Businessman and politician, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has said Igbos have invested more into Nigeria than Yoruba and Hausa. He said this while as ...

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ToluMay 19, 2017

“President Buhari is an Igbo hater, radical Islamist and a racist” | 5 things we learnt from Fani-Kayode’s recent statement

by Tolu Omoyeni   Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode is not a fan of President Muhammadu Buhari or his ...

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AzeezMay 9, 2017

I was born to champion the Biafran struggle – Nnamdi Kanu

by Azeez Adeniyi Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, said he would never to ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

The Thread: Missionaries destroyed Nigerian languages. Here’s how

Nigeria is a diverse country with about 250 ethnic groups and 500 languages. But when the White men came with ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Igbo can only talk about Presidency after Buhari’s tenure – Okorocha

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo met behind closed doors withSpeaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and the Chairman ...

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AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

3 south-east governors planning to join APC – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has disclosed that three governors from the South-East are preparing to join the All Progressives ...

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AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Igbo Presidency: “Obasanjo is dangerous, stay away from him”

Former Senator Rowland Owie has warned Igbo people to stay away from former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Owie said this after ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Are women really their own worst enemies?

It is interesting how religion and culture are often brought up when the rights and sexualities of women are being ...

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AzeezJanuary 9, 2017

How an Igbo man can become Nigeria’s president – Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has said the possibility of an Igbo man emerging the President of ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

Vera Ezimora: I’m not raising a Yoruba child

by Vera Ezimora Among my Nigerian people, in the issues concerning gender and tribe, there is covert sexism and tribalism. ...

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AzeezDecember 5, 2016

Operation python dance not targeted at any ethnic group – Army

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that its newly launched “Operation Python Dance” in tge Southeast was aimed at inflicting ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: How I was banned from speaking Igbo

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani recalls how ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 25, 2016

Opinion: Isiagu | More than a fashion statement

by James Eze As a young man slowly coming of age in South East Nigeria, I was keenly aware of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

Language and communication: My journey through Lagos

by Solomon Osadolo I went grocery shopping this morning and had an interesting chat with the lady who owned the ...

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Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Akin Osuntokun: Let’s talk about the unity of Nigeria

Beyond polemics, the fact is that the unity of Nigeria started being negotiated and renegotiated right from its amalgamation in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Why Joe Igbokwe’s comments about Igbo people worries Me

by Jude Ndukwe In his well published diatribe against the Igbo people of Nigeria, Joe Igbokwe, the Publicity Secretary of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: Dear President, Nigeria’s unity is negotiable

by Chido Onumah Since the public presentation of the book We Are All Biafrans and the intervention of a former ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘No man born of a woman can crush Biafra’ – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereignty State of Biafra (MASSOB) has declared that only God can crush the agitation ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘Our members are now living in fear because of DSS harassment’ – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the constant harassment and arrest of innocent people by the Department of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘Buhari is not reading the mood correctly, Nigeria’s unity is negotiable’ | Afenifere, Ohaneze disagree with Presidency

Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the pan-Yoruba socio-political body, Afenifere, have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘Leave Nnamdi Kanu, Peter Obi, Ekwueme out of your dirty schemes’ | Igbo youths unhappy with media reports

The Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) has warned politicians in the area to desist from dragging the names of Nnamdi Kanu, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Donald Trump hails Saddam Hussein | US warn of terror attack | Biafra group wants protest over Grazing Bill | More

From the papers- a tracklist US warns of possible terrorist attacks Punch Over 9,000 ghost workers discovered in Kogi state ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Ayo Sogunro: Nigeria’s shareholding formula

By Ayo Sogunro The Nigerians I compare to corporate Directors in our continuing discussion on the Hierarchy of Nigerian Policy ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: A wake up call to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

By Bayo Adeyinka My dear Asiwaju, I am compelled to write this open letter to you because of the state ...

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