Africa Destroyed by Europeans.

Africa Destroyed by Europeans.

African Cities You Didn’t Know Were Destroyed by European Imperialists. Loango The Kingdom of Loango, also known as the Kingdom of Lwããgu, was a pre-colonial African state from the 15th to 19th century in the Republic of the Congo. Copper was one of Loango’s largest exports, along with cloth, until it was  “destroyed by European fortune hunters, pseudo-missionaries and other kinds of free-booters,” according to siliconafrica.com. Munhumutapa Also called the Mutapa Empire, Munhumutapa was a Shona…

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Destroying humanity’s history

Destroying humanity’s history

Ultra-radical Islamist militants in northern Iraq have destroyed a priceless collection of statues and sculptures from 2,000 years ago. A video published by ISIS on Thursday showed men attacking the artefacts, some of them identified as antiquities from the 7th century BC, with sledgehammers and drills, saying they were symbols of idolatry. “The Prophet ordered us to get rid of statues and relics, and his companions did the same when they conquered countries after him,”…

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Iranian forces return stolen Torah.

Iranian forces return stolen Torah.

An ancien scroll that was recently stolen from a synagogue in southern Iran was reportedly located and returned to the Jewish community by members of a volunteer paramilitary group in the country, local media reported Sunday. According to Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency, a number of valuable manuscripts went missing this month from a synagogue in the southwestern city of Shiraz.Forces belonging to the Islamic Republic’s Basij militia, which operates under the Revolutionary Guards Corp,…

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Ohanaeze Youth Council warns.

Ohanaeze Youth Council warns.

Ohanaeze Youth Council warns parallel group against impersonation for gratification The Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), umbrella organization uniting all youths of Igbo extraction has condemned what it termed insults on the person of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo by another group claiming to be OYC, and warned one Okechukwu Isiguzoro against claims that he is the president of the organization. In a press state be signed by its national president, Comrade Anachuna Chukwudi and Publicity Secretary, ​​​​Igboayaka…

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95-year-old US citizen brokers peace in Delta communities

95-year-old US citizen brokers peace in Delta communities

A United States-based organisation, the Purdue Peace Project has initiated a process to resolve the age-long inter-communal conflict between the Obi Oogadi and Ogboli communities in Asaba and Igbouzo, northern Biafra. Members of the two communities on Wednesday embarked on a street rally to demonstrate their commitment to the peace process. The prolonged conflict between the two communities has led to violence and loss of lives in the past. Purdue is funded by a 95-year-old…

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Ohaneze elders say Igbos should vote.

Ohaneze elders say Igbos should vote.

The supposed endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by Ohaneze Ndigbo, the uniting body of Igbo Biafrans worldwide may have suffered a setback, as the Chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo Elders’ Advisory Committee and first republic minister, Chief Mmabazulike Amechi, yesterday said all Igbo voters should vote according to their individual choice, adding that this is so because Ndigbo has no preferred presidential candidate for the March 28, 2015 presidential election. Amechi, while addressing reporters at his…

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Bini Chiefs on warpath over Jonathan’s endorsement.

Bini Chiefs on warpath over Jonathan’s endorsement.

The Eson of Benin kingdom, Biafraland, Chief Amos Osunbor yesterday admonished Edo people to disregard a statement credited to one of the palace Chiefs, David Edebiri during which he stated that the  Binis will not vote for President Goodluck Jonathan at Nigeria’s 2015 polls. Edebiri had in the statement accused Jonathan of marginalizing the Binis by dropping a son of the kingdom and  former Minister of State in the Ministry of Works, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi…

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‎This is a commentary on Biafran Heroes

‎This is a commentary on Biafran Heroes

Remembering Biafra’s fallen heroes BY VICTOR UMEH The Igbos have completely reconnected with the spirits of our brothers and sisters who paid the supreme price during the Nigerian/ Biafran war and their souls will now rest in perfect peace. These gallant fallen heroes and heroines were people who paid with their lives that the Igbo nation may survive and it is not something anybody can leave unattended to. Since their death, we have been struggling…

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Iran Won’t Pursue Nuclear Weapons.

Iran Won’t Pursue Nuclear Weapons.

“…according to their Supreme Leader, it would be contrary to their faith to obtain a nuclear weapon…” In a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday, President Obama said he believed a deal with Iran on nuclear weapons was possible because Supreme Leader Khamenei said it would be “contrary to their faith to obtain a nuclear weapon.” The issues now are sufficiently narrowed and sufficiently clarified where we’re at a point where they need…

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IS THIS THE CODED MESSAGE ISIL.

IS THIS  THE CODED MESSAGE ISIL.

In one press conference after another, when referring to the Muslim terror super-group ISIS, United States President Barack Obama will use the term ISIL instead of their former name ISIS or current name Islamic State. Have you ever wondered about that? We have. ISIL stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. Now, to us Westerners we don’t really make much of a distinction, do we? No, honestly from our perspective its all about…

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