Tag: igbos

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. Troops rescue another Chibok girl in Borno Troops of Operation ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Majority of Igbos are not informed – Imo govt.

The Imo state government has said that Igbos are not informed. The state Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Public Utilities, ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 28, 2016

Okey Ndibe: Buhari, call off Customs’ siege on Igbo traders

by Okey Ndibe A few days ago, a friend sent me a video of a choir made up of members ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Nigerian Ancestry | Who or what is an indigene?

by Cheta Nwanze About five centuries ago, a man called FatuOnoja began a journey. We’ll talk about him later… One of the things that has always caused ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Today’s Noisemakers: The Nigerian Army, Demola Olarewaju, Igbos, the cutest girlfriend contest and others

1. Igbos Since morning, Igbos have been trending on Twitter. First for the operation python dance put in place by ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Opinion: South East Summit | The day President Buhari could not visit Igboland

by Jude Ndukwe That day was Thursday, January 22nd, 2016. The occasion was the Economic and Security Summit of South ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

The Thread: This is why Igbos are angry about Operation Python Dance

“250 Army Road blocks across a five-state geopolitical zone; Over 49 Customs Road blocks across same region; Over 700 Police ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

The Thread: Why shouldn’t Igbos complain about oppression and marginalisation?

It’s the holidays, the one time of the year when Igbos from every nook and corner of the earth return ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Creating problems with Operation python dance

by Cheta Nwanze “The Northern Bourgeoisie and the Yoruba Bourgeoisie have conspired to keep the Igbo out of the scheme ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 22, 2016

Igbos must shun individualism to progress – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged people of the South East to unite in order to achieve their aspirations. Obasanjo ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Face of Okija 2016 unveils top 20 male and female finalists in Lagos

As part of the activities taking place before a new Face of Okija is announced, the organisers on the 16th ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

Buhari loves Igbos, Ngige replies Ohaneze

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige has dismissed a statement made by the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

Orji Kalu urges Igbos to join APC

Former governor of Abia, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has called on his Igbo “brothers” to join the ruling All Progressives ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

Opinion: Ndi Igbo and the need for new leadership

by Chinyere Akataobi The 1914 Amalgamation of the northern and Southern protectorate can be likened to a forced marriage consummated between ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Opinion: Nigerian Army and the Macabre Dance of Pythons in Igboland

by Jude Ndukwe Recently, the Nigerian Army announced the commencement of what it deviously termed Exercise Python Dance in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Why South-south did not join Biafra – Ex-General

  A retired Major-General of the Nigerian Army, Edet Akpan says lack of trust was the reason behind the disunity ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

The Thread: Why is Governor Willie Obiano trending?

Soon after a couple of fellas put out tweets about Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra State, he began to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

How Buhari ‘cheated death’ during the Biafra war

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was almost killed during the Nigerian civil war that lasted for three years. According to the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

‘Yoruba people will never agree to becoming slaves in their country’

In what now seems like a back and forth exchange, socio-cultural group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), on Sunday, maintained that ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 24, 2016

Opinion: The blessing given to the Igbos by Buhari

Written by Clement Udegbe “Facing it , always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it” —Joseph Conrad IGBOS ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

‘Biafra will be achieved without violence’ – IPOB

Secessionist group, the Ingenious People of Biafra (IPOB), on Monday, said that it will achieve Biafra through civil disobedience and ...

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Janeth JSeptember 7, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Buhari to probe past security budget|Akpabio releases first statement|Ndigbo angry with Buhari| More stories

Buratai to probe Minimah, others over arms purchase. YNaija Buhari orders probe of past security budget. Leadership Igbos will not ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2015

Jonathan, PDP marginalized the Igbos – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says that the Igbo ethnic group was grossly marginalized by President Goodluck Jonathan and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2015

Igbos are the best in Nigeria, yet Buhari neglects us – Ex-Anambra governor

A former Governor of Anambra State in the defunct Third Republic, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, is displeased with President Buhari’s manner ...

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Janeth JJuly 26, 2015

Gowon: Nigeria is better off with Igbos

Former Nigerian dictator, Yakubu Gowon,  has said Nigeria is better off with Igbos. Gowon disclosed this on Saturday while delivering a speech at the burial ...

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Janeth JJuly 17, 2015

Buhari ‘plans to rebuild Azikiwe’s tomb’

President Muhammadu Buhari will not overlook the southeast for appointments capital projects even though he got the least votes from ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2015

Douglas Anele: How Igbos underdeveloped Igboland

by Douglas Anele It is patently false to lay all the blame for the underdevelopment of Igboland on Igbophobic Nigerians ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 14, 2015

Igbos have no regret for voting PDP – Deputy Senate President

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, says the people of South-East have no regret in their decision to vote for the Peoples Democratic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

The Igbos have vowed to go away if Buhari turns his back on them

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Chairman of state Presidents of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, in seven Igbo speaking states, Dr. Chris Eluemunoh, has warned ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 11, 2015

Oba of Lagos speaks on his threat to the Igbos… with another warning

by Kolapo Olapoju The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu I, has finally spoken out about his Lagoon throwing threat against the Igbos ...

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