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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Progress is here! Life Continental Beer rewards businesses with N7.5 million in Abia

Entrepreneurs in Abia state were rewarded with a total of N7.5 million by Life Continental Lager Beer during the Progress ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Opinion: Not every cough from pro-Buhari is a sign of ailment

by Izuchukwu Aniagu Aguani Our country is deeply polarized, we know. And it is common to meet people who hate ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

Roundup: All the ways Biafra agitators have ramped up in the past week

by Roqeebah Olaoniye While the rest of the country might have been focused on other things, a lot has been going ...

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 ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

‘Niger Delta should own 65% of oil wells’ – Lawmakers

South-South and South-East lawmakers, over the weekend, called on the Federal Government to reconsider the ownership structure of oil wells ...

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 ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerians must agree to disagree on the ‘Nigerian question’

By Ayodele Adio Just recently, former vice president Atiku Abubakar made bold proclamations on restructuring the Nigeria’s socio-political land scape. This ...

Mazi EmekaJune 17, 2016

Balarabe just described everything wrong with Buhari’s government

President Muhammadu Buhari’s military background and approach to matters is affecting his performance, says Balarabe Musa, the former Governor of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 10, 2016

Nigerian Army rejects Amnesty report, denies ‘killing 17 pro-Biafran protesters’

Nigerian Army, on Friday, denied a report by Amnesty international that it was culpable in the killing of several pro-Biafra ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 2, 2016

Finally, Ohanaeze Ndigbo reacts to Biafra Day killings (READ)

The pan-Igbo cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said the killing of members of MASSOB and IPOB must never again, occur ...

Azubuike AzikweJune 2, 2016

MASSOB warns, threatens South East, South South lawmakers over…

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Solomon Chukwu has warned South-East and South-South ...

Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Fayose turns champion of pro-Biafrans (READ)

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, lambasted the federal government and security agencies over the violent clash that resulted ...

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 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 9, 2016

Ezeife says President Buhari is using the DSS to oppress Igbo people

A former governor of Anambra state has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using the Department of State Services (DSS) to ...

Azubuike AzikweApril 29, 2016

‘South East governors traded Ndigbo for crumbs’ – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused South East governors and politicians of betraying Ndigbo for ‘crumbs’ from the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2015

YNaija Editorial: The dangers of ignoring pro-Biafra protests

For the past few months, the airwaves and many inches of newspaper column space has been occupied with details of ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2015

‘We won’t let pro-Biafra protests, violence spread to the North’ – NGF

The coalition of 19 Northern Governors under the Northern Governors Forum, have expressed worry over the pro-Biafra attacks of Wednesday, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 26, 2015

Northern, Southern elders take mutual stand on Biafra agitation

In a recent meeting held in Abuja, the Nigerian Leaders of Thought, a group which comprises prominent elders from the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 25, 2015

‘Igbo leaders have shown their inferiority complex’ | MASSOB, IPOB reject dialogue

Movement for Actualization for Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have rejected the South ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 24, 2015

‘Nobody cares about the South East’ – Eze Ndigbo of Lagos

The Eze Ndigbo of Lagos state, Eze Nwabueze Ohazulike, says the South East zone of Nigeria has been disenfranchised since time ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 22, 2015

Pro-Biafra protests will hurt South East – Femi Adesina

Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, has said that the South East region would be ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 17, 2015

South East governors took a decision on Pro-Biafran protests today

Governors of the South East region held a meeting on Tuesday, to discuss the growing spate of pro-Biafran protests by the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 16, 2015

APC to Pro-Biafrans: “Stop beating war drums, you’ll have the Presidency in 2023”

The All Progressives Congress in the South-East has cautioned the Biafra agitators to stop protesting and wait patiently to have ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2015

Father Mbaka blasts Biafra protesters, says Buhari is fair to South-East

Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has described the recent Pro-Biafra protests as ‘evil’. Mbaka condemned the agitators for the Biafran state in ...

Janeth JNovember 12, 2015

This South East stakeholder believes his region didn’t get ‘juicy’ portfolios

Not every one is pleased with President Muhammadu Buhari ministers’ selection. A prominent stakeholder in Ebonyi state, Abia Onyike, has ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2015

‘Okorocha wasn’t genuinely committed to Buhari’

To Rochas Okorocha, he’s the chief champion of President Muhammadu Buhari, in the South East; To others, he was not ...

Janeth JSeptember 17, 2015

Why South-east lost the Senate Presidency – Okorocha

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has revealed that several politicians, who contested under the All Progressives Congress in the South-east, were denied ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2015

“Ndigbo put all their eggs in one basket” – APC Guber candidate

Abia Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, in the last election, Dr. Nyerere Anyim, has revealed that the ruling ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

Gov Okorocha gets attacked by his party

Rochas Okorocha, likes to pride himself as being the point-man of the All Progressives Congress in the South East. The ...

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