BIAFRA: NIGERIA PUSHING IGBO TO SECEDE AGAIN

BIAFRA: NIGERIA PUSHING IGBO TO SECEDE AGAIN

By Onyedika Agbedo Chief John Nnia Nwodo (Jnr) was elected as the President-General of apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, recently.  A lawyer and economist by training, Nwodo is not new to public life. He had served as minister of civil aviation (1983) and minister of information and culture (1998-1999), amid other national and regional assignments. He aspired for the presidency on the platform of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in 2003. In this…

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News:29 children, 211 Biafrans die in military cells in Nigeria – Amnesty

News:29 children, 211 Biafrans die in military cells in Nigeria – Amnesty

By Adetutu Folasade-Koyi Amnesty International (AI) has reported that a total of 240 people, including children and babies, died in military cells in Maiduguri, Borno State in 2016. Also, it said a military clampdown on agitators for Biafra resulted in 177 deaths in the South-east last year. In its 2016/17 report released yesterday, the group said mass arrests of people fleeing Boko Haram led to overcrowding in military detention facilities. “The report said: “At the…

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NEWS:OHANAEZE CALLS FOR REFERENDUM

NEWS:OHANAEZE CALLS FOR REFERENDUM

When the people of south-east demanded an additional state to balance with other regions, Babatunde Fashola was a leading voice from the south-west to oppose the creation, citing landmass, population and viability as reasons. Fashola deported the people of the south-east resident in Lagos calling them destitute claiming he was decongesting the state. When Fashola was allocating funds for project executions to various regions in his ministry, he allocated a paltry N2.5bn to the south-east…

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News: Pro-Biafran organizations across the world adopt the United Progressive Party as Nationalist Party

News: Pro-Biafran organizations across the world adopt the United Progressive Party as Nationalist Party

Leaders of pro-Biafran organizations across the world met over the weekend to adopt the United Progressive Party(UPP) as Biafra’s national party in Nigeria. The groups in its meeting in Enugu, where they were hosted by the leadership of the UPP, led by its national chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, vowed to take over the leadership of the old Biafran region, starting with Anambra. It also announced the formation of its political movement in Nigeria, the Movement…

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NEWS:At Munich Security Conference, UN chief Guterres highlights need for ‘a surge in diplomacy for peace

NEWS:At Munich Security Conference, UN chief Guterres highlights need for ‘a surge in diplomacy for peace

Highlighting the complex and interlinked challenges confronting the global community that also compound the suffering of the most vulnerable, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a boost in preventive diplomacy and mediation efforts, as well as for a strategy to address root causes of such conflicts in the world. “There are things that are obvious: the alignment of the sustainable and inclusive development with the sustaining peace agenda,” said Mr. Guterres in his remarks…

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Biafra now dominates the news cycle in south west-central Africa

Biafra now dominates the news cycle in south west-central Africa

IN FEBRUARY  1975, 42 years ago, Agwu Okpanku, the celebrated cerebral Igbo columnist at the Enuugwu-based weekly, Sunday Renaissance, was detained by the genocidist Nigeria Yakubu Gowon junta occupying Biafra for publishing his high-profile essay entitled, “Killing Biafra”. Okpanku had unequivocally condemned the occupation regime’s fake cartographers and their British advisors for expunging the name Biafra from this strategic south coast’s complete historic Bight of Biafra name configuration. This was part of the regime’s carefully orchestrated…

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WHAT EVERY IGBO SHOULD DO DURING AN APC RALLY IN IGBOLAND

WHAT EVERY IGBO SHOULD DO DURING AN APC RALLY IN IGBOLAND

APC Government has killed our young men and women for Praying; they have killed our people for celebrating a judicial victory of Nnamdi Kanu, they have killed our people for celebrating electoral victory of President Trump. They have killed our youth for remembering the death of over 2 million of our people willfully starved to death by the Nigerian Government during the Genocide between 1966 -167. Now, the same APC Government wants to organise rallies…

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COURT GRANTS BAIL TO BIAFRA DETAINEE WITH SEVERE GUN NOZZLE EYE INJURY

COURT GRANTS BAIL TO BIAFRA DETAINEE WITH SEVERE GUN NOZZLE EYE INJURY

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in occupied Igwe Ocha Biafra land, Rivers State on Friday granted bail on health grounds to one of the 65 Biafra citizen’s standing trial for treason. Emmanuel Nnamani, an Indigenous Biafran was granted bail by Chief Magistrate Andrew-Jaja. Nnamani, along with 64 other accused persons, are standing trial on a two-court charge of conspiracy to commit treasonable felony and display of unruly behaviour by  Jaja granted Nnamani bail in the sum of N50,000…

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BUHARI, PYTHON DANCE AND THE BIAFRA QUESTION

BUHARI, PYTHON DANCE AND THE BIAFRA QUESTION

Just like the birth pangs of a woman in labour heralds the innocent cry of a new-born baby; so do the travails and committed struggles of any oppressed people herald the dawn of their freedom. This is the natural sequence of events in the integral calculus that create freedom. History cannot afford me any parallel where a nation has emerged from the womb of oppression into freedom without bitter struggle and sacrifice. In the entire…

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APC’s FAILURE AND THE BLAME GAME SYNDROME: REQUIEM FOR NIGERIA

APC’s FAILURE AND THE BLAME GAME SYNDROME: REQUIEM FOR NIGERIA

One factor that has led to the collapse of many societies throughout history is internal decay brought about by inept and visionless leadership. The pages of history are littered with examples of societies whose final descent into perdition was preceded by unprecedented internal rot. This type of rot is usually sustained by a corps of lackadaisical and moronic leadership that made a vocation of blaming their predecessors for the rot of society without as much…

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