Tag: igbos

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Jonathan offered me $5m in 2014 – Hamzat; Obasanjo says Igbos should be given a chance at the centre | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured an interim ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Igbos will vote for Buhari in 2019, if… – Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has said Igbos will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 if ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2017

The Thread: This is why Igbos call themselves Jews

Ever wondered why one of the attributes Igbos reel out proudly while discussing their heritage is “we are descended from ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Opinion: This is why Igbos cannot leave Nigeria

by Opeoluwa Dapo – Thomas In light of the tensions growing in the land, I had to cut my sabbatical ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

We should forget Biafra | Ohanaeze leader tells Igbos

President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo has urged Igbos to forget about Biafra and fight for restructuring. Nwodo said ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 29, 2017

We are not vacating the North – Igbo Leader

As October 1st is underway – the day a Northern a coalition asked the Igbos to vacate the region (now ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

After the war, Igbos rebuilt their region but northerners still live in mud houses – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar said despite fighting a war, Igbos have rebuilt their region while northerners still live in mud ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Yorubas, Hausas no longer need Igbos to win elections – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said other ethnic groups no longer need the help of the Igbos to win ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Igbos are everywhere, even in Sambisa forest – Ikpeazu

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has said there are Igbos in the Sambisa Forest, where Boko Haram insurgents are hibernating. ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

Igbos are not in support of Nigeria’s division – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said no Igbo person will support the division of Nigeria. Okorocha spoke on Saturday at ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 16, 2017

Opinion: The Federal Government and IPOB’s terrorist threat

by Dele Awogbeoba     For the last two years, any constant listener of Radio Biafra, when hosted by Nnamdi ...

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EzinneSeptember 15, 2017

The Thread: How Igbos should conduct themselves in these crazy times

In the wake of the Nigerian Military’s activation of Operation Python Dance, BBOG activist and Co-founder of Transparency International Oby ...

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EzinneSeptember 15, 2017

The Thread: “They are making a killing to ‘secure the State’. Who suffers?” | Sam Hart accuses the FG of economic sabotage in Abia state

It’s still bloody on Political TwitterNG, we can hardly keep up. In summary, Oby Ezekwesili has come under the FG’s ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

The Thread: “Nnamdi Kanu does not care if you die” | A warning to all Igbos in Nigeria

With Buhari’s return, military action in the South East has been stepped up. Remember Operation Python Dance launched by the ...

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EditorSeptember 2, 2017

[YNaija 2019] Should Nnamdi Kanu contest for president?

by Usman Alabi Perhaps the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu should run for the office of the ...

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EditorAugust 25, 2017

The quit notice has been withdrawn, what next?

The Coalition of Northern Groups which made a declaration in June ordering Igbos out of the Northern parts have suspended ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Nobody is speaking against Nnamdi Kanu who is deceiving Igbos – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said Igbo leaders are not doing enough to stop leader of the Indigenous People ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu is a child, he can’t lead Igbos – Joe Igbokwe

Popular Igbo politician, Joe Igbokwe has said leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu is a “child” ...

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EditorAugust 9, 2017

Anti-Igbo song: Is there a threat of genocide?

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu have raised the alarm that the ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Biafra is not possible at the moment | Kalu tells Igbos

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has said the struggle for the independent state of Biafra was not ...

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AzeezJuly 25, 2017

If you choose to live in the North, you choose to be a sacrificial lamb | Nnamdi Kanu tells Igbos

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on Monday said Igbos vacating the North was not a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. We’re In Talks With Over 16 Political Parties To Take ...

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AzeezJuly 8, 2017

Igbos prefer restructuring to break-up – Ohanaeze

The President-General of Ndigbo apex organisation, Ohanaeze, Chief John Nwodo, on Friday, said the Igbo preferred restructuring of the country ...

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AzeezJuly 3, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. NIGERIA MUST DISINTEGRATE, MASSOB INSISTS Leader of the Movement for ...

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AzeezJuly 3, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: We are in full support of a united Nigeria | S’East governors, leaders declare | Middle Belt won’t join North if Nigeria divides – Jerry Gana | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. ‘Boko Haram releases video of sallah celebration’ (WATCH) – YNaija We are ...

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AzeezJune 21, 2017

Igbo quit notice: Arewa youth will be arrested no matter how long it takes – El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said he would arrest members of the northern coalition groups that gave the ...

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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 ...

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AzeezJune 17, 2017

Igbo quit notice: I have freedom of speech, I didn’t commit any crime – Ango Abdullahi

Former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Ango Abdullahi has said he committed no crime by supporting Northern youths ultimatum ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

‘Go about your normal businesses without fear’ | APC tells Igbos in the North

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East has asked Igbos living in the North not to leave. In a ...

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AzeezJune 11, 2017

Arewa youth ultimatum: We are more divided than ever – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the ultimatum given to Igbos living in the North could lead to anarchy. ...

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