Tag: ojukwu

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Before another census

by Anthony Ademiluyi The origin of headcounts or census in Nigeria can be traced to 1866 in the then colony of ...

RoqeebahSeptember 26, 2016

Gen. Gowon’s memoirs are out next year – here are 5 things it must address in detail

General Yakubu Gowon was the military Head of State of Nigeria between August 1966 and 1975. It goes without saying ...

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 ...

Mallam YeroAugust 28, 2015

Beyond the Biafran secessionist movement and counter-reactions (Part 1)

There are times in the life of a people when the gloves come off and frank talk must take the ...

SolaNovember 17, 2014

Bianca Ojukwu speaks on husband’s death and the crisis in the Ojukwu family

by Anike Jacobs Bianca Ojukwu in a new interview with Vanguard newspaper, has explained that her husband, Odumegwu Ojukwu knew ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2014

Max Siollun: Was Ojukwu a hero or villian? (Y! History)

by Max Siollun Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu is a man that evokes conflicting emotions. To some he is a born leader and ...

March 4, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Nigeria cannot survive without the Igbos

by Femi Aribisala Even the bitterest adversaries of the Igbo cannot but admit that, as a people, they are very ...

November 20, 2013

Peregrino Brimah: Diezani Alison-Madueke is prepared to sell Nigeria’s refineries… again

by Peregrino Brimah  So they refurbish “their” thing, with trillions of “their” money, and then sell them to themselves, via their coterie ...

November 12, 2013

Opinion: Why it is a mistake to call APGA an Igbo party

by Nnamdi Wigwe The party that we now call Igbo party has to justify that claim by winning at least ...

October 24, 2013

Here we go again: Family demands Bianca produce proof of legal marriage to Ojukwu

by Adeola Balogun The tussle within the Ojukwu family over the property of the late Biafran leader and Ikemba of ...

August 2, 2013

Busted: Police discover kidnappers’ spiritual home, arrest prophet in Delta (PHOTO)

The escape of a Nigerian female kidnap victim from the kidnappers’ den has led to the discovery of a shrine ...

May 2, 2013

Opinion: Chinua Achebe’s ‘Ikemefuna’ and the destiny of the Nigerian youth

by Collins Uma ‘’When a man says yes his chi says yes also’’. I am sitting in my friend’s house at Ogidi, ...

February 19, 2013

America’s secret files: The untold Biafran story

Forty three years after the Civil War, the Americans have released their dossiers—21,000 pages of diplomatic dispatches by agents of ...

January 24, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Memories of Biafran nightmares

by Olusegun Adeniyi Iloh and most members of his generation do not believe Yorubas did anything against them in the ...

December 29, 2012

Oria Iyayi: Was this a country?

by Oria Iyayi We do not teach the War in our schools, most times we act like it never happened. I ...

October 7, 2012

In his own words: How Awolowo defended himself from Achebe’s accusations when he was alive

by Reuben Daba Since Achebe released his book, ‘There was a country’, in the United Kingdom a week ago, lots ...

May 18, 2012

Watch and Learn: Soludo tells Nigerians to be like Ojukwu

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just a few days after sharing his two cents on the possibility of another capital market crisis, ...

April 15, 2012

MaudlynE Ihejirika writes in the Chicago Sun-Times: Remembering Ojukwu, the man who saved my life

by MaudlynE Ihejirika ‘Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. Leader of the Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. Died in the U.K. ...

March 23, 2012

Was Ojukwu really a patriot? – Ola Balogun writes in The Punch

Could an independent Igbo homeland have actually thrived as a landlocked entity, cut off from the oil-rich riverine areas inhabited ...

March 4, 2012

“My husband, my brother, my friend, my child” – Read Bianca’s gripping tribute to Ojukwu

by Lekan Olanrewaju “You span the breadth of human experience – full of laughter, joy, kindness”. “You were the father any ...

March 1, 2012

R.I.P. Ojukwu – See photos from the Lagos funeral of the late Biafra leader

by Lekan Olanrewaju Eminent Nigerians gathered last week at the Tafawa Balewa Square for the Lagos leg of the multiple funeral ...

February 27, 2012

Dele Momodu: Ojukwu had the effontery to do what others couldn’t…

By Dele Momodu While Nigerians mourn the demise of this formidable leader (Ojukwu), it is sad to note that some ...

OluwapelumiDecember 18, 2011

In Memoriam – 10 celebrity Nigerian deaths that moved us

    CD John John Chijioke a comedian who was known by the stage name CD John became popular for ...

OluwapelumiDecember 2, 2011

From the Bloggers: Life, death and the anti-gay bill.

by Wilfred Okiche The Ikemba of Nnewi Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu passed on during the weekend and while the blogosphere ...

OluwapelumiNovember 26, 2011

Ikemba of Nnewi, Dim Odimegwu Ojukwu is dead

by Seyi Lawal Reports reaching YNaija can confirm that the Ikemba of Nnewi and Biafran warlord Dim Chukwuma Odimegwu Ojukwu is dead. He passed on late ...

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