Tag: igbo

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Isime EseneJune 6, 2016

Opinion: But really, are we all Biafrans?

By Jibrin Ibrahim On May 31st, my good friend Chido Onumah made a public presentation of his book, We Are All ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

‘Why must the blood of Biafrans continue to be spilled on Arewa land?’

Secessionist group, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), on Sunday, condemned the killing of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Buhari ‘regrets’ murder of Igbo trader

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of an Igbo trader, Bridget Patiece Agbahime, by an angry mob in Kano ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Prime suspect in gruesome murder of Igbo trader, arrested

The Kano state Governor, Umar Ganduje, has condemned the killing of 74 year Bridget Patience Agbahime and also announced the ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 31, 2016

Opinion: To secede or not to secede – A case of Nigeria and Biafra

By Isa Eneye Mubarak One of the phrases used on National television “unity in diversity” as regard to Nigeria, a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

How 2 Biafra agitators died in Onitsha

Again, two members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra, MASSOB were believed to have ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 11, 2016

What exactly Biafra protesters said about Buhari yesterday

Over 5,000 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday, May 10 took to the streets of Aba ...

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Azubuike AzikweMay 6, 2016

Soldier who started Hausa-Igbo clash in Aba, now in custody

The Abia government has announced the arrest of the unidentified Hausa soldier who shot dead an Igbo butcher on Thursday, ...

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Azubuike AzikweApril 30, 2016

‘This is the endgame of Fulani herdsmen’

Igbo socio-cultural group, Izumunna Cultural Association, has said the ultimate objective of the marauding Fulani herdsmen is to ‘appropriate lands ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 10, 2016

‘IPOB members are igniting ethnic terrorism’ – DSS

The Department of State Services has accused members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) of being complicit in the ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 3, 2016

‘Use all necessary means to achieve Biafra’s independence’ – OEAS

The Organization of Emerging African States (OEAS), an international organization that promotes self-determination of African states, has called for the ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 23, 2016

Igbo governors, senators are stooges and cowards – MASSOB

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has described the attacks on, and death of its ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 9, 2016

Igbos have ‘only-money-counts’ attitude – Catholic Bishop of Nsukka

The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, on Tuesday, criticised Igbo people for their hunger for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 19, 2016

#AnotherAngle: ‘Biafra may be the result of the Igbos’ fear of Islamization’

A Peoples Democratic Party chieftain in Ebonyi State, Abia Onyike, says the fear of being Islamized and persecuted, may be responsible ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2016

Biafra comments: ‘Sagay has diminished himself and disappointed Nigerians’ – Igbo youths

Professor Itse Sagay, has been tongue-lashed over his comments that the grand plot of Biafra agitators is to intimidate President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 14, 2015

Arewa to Igbo youth: ‘Don’t allow yourself to be used for a fruitless Biafra agitation’

The youth, who dominate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of ...

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Janeth JDecember 8, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Another victory for Kashamu | Trump wants Muslims banned from US | Buhari not responsible for religious politics | More stories

Buhari distances himself from social media bill. Vanguard James Faleke says he can’t be Yahaya Bello’s deputy. YNaija INEC declares ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2015

‘The Igbos need Nigeria’ – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has asserted that the Ndigbo needs Nigeria just as much as ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 22, 2015

Today, Igbo leaders, groups, governors will gather to deliberate on Biafra agitations

Biafra! To be or not to be– will be deliberated upon when Igbo stakeholders converge in Enugu on Sunday, November ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

‘Igbos cannot have a version of Boko Haram’ | Okorocha calls for Ndigbo meeting

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, has called for a meeting of the leadership of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, and other stakeholders ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 8, 2015

‘No sensible Igbo man would say Ndigbo is marginalized’

Alhaji Bashir Tofa, businessman and politician, says he doesn’t believe that the South-East region is marginalized by the administration of President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2015

‘Igbo has the opportunity of producing President in 2019’

The Igbo people have the opportunity to produce the next Nigerian President in 2019, says the Deputy National Organising Secretary ...

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Janeth JOctober 4, 2015

Why Igbo people are afraid of identifying with us – MASSOB

The members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) have pledged their lives for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 27, 2015

“It’s better to remain in Nigeria and fight for our right” – Ohaneze Ndigbo

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has been informed by the youth wing of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2015

Appointments: Buhari has not offended anybody – Igbo Bishop

Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, believes that the political appointments of President Muhammadu Buhari, were in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

#BuhariAppoints: Igbos will not be pleased with these comments by Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo may have struck a nerve, by attempting to ridicule the noise from the South East over the appointments ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

#BuhariAppoints: Igbos will not be pleased with these comments by Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo may have struck a nerve, by attempting to ridicule the noise from the South East over the appointments ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

#BuhariAppoints: Igbos will not be pleased with these comments by Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo may have struck a nerve, by attempting to ridicule the noise from the South East over the appointments ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 18, 2015

Fani-Kayode says the Igbo will successfully secede, if..

Femi Fani-Kayode is many things to many people, but today- he’s acting as champion and defender of the Igbo. He has ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 5, 2015

Who is Igbo?

Words by Dikachi Nwanna I initially started off this article with quotes from great writers of igbo history and philosophy, ...

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