NEWS: Why Nigeria Failed and why Biafra must take centre stage.

NEWS: Why Nigeria Failed and why Biafra must take centre stage.

We are all born into history. We did not choose to be born into our own unique history. We did not choose to be born Igbo, Efik, Ibibio, Ijaw, Ogoja, Itsekiri, Isoko, Esan, and Urhobo. We are simply born into who we are. We were born into who we are free of coercion, compulsion, or persuasion. We simply became who we are.   As a result of who we are we inherited specific social and…

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Taking Igbo out of Nigerian bondage Part 3

Taking Igbo out of Nigerian bondage Part 3

Eat with the devil but with long spoon   If we should equate Igbo’s existence in Nigeria as being in hell then it is inevitable that the Igbo must eat or interact with the devil – the lord of Hell. Though the ultimate goal of the Igbo is to exit Nigeria, but to be able to do that, the Igbo must first engage the Nigerian state politically, diplomatically and in other ways. In engaging Nigeria…

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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: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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NIGERIA: THE BEGINNING OF THE END

NIGERIA: THE BEGINNING OF THE END

Clarence Day was a renowned American poet, essayist and philosopher who lived in the 19th century. Clarence Day could have been a prophet because he captured with astonishing accuracy the trajectory of the collapse of human society. Asked how future generations will know that their society is decaying or collapsing, he counseled his students to always look back into mankind’s documented history. According to him, of all the inventions of man, none is as enduring…

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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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BUHARI, PAYMENT OF N5000 TO THE UNEMPLOYED AND THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA

BUHARI, PAYMENT OF N5000 TO THE UNEMPLOYED AND THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA

The phrase “robbing Peter to pay Paul” is not new to us. It was in 1661AD that Peter Heylyn in his Ecclesia Restaurata sought to explain the origin and import of this phrase. Though his attempt has been punctured severally by other etymologists, the phrase suggests a calamitous sequence of events where, before the Reformation, taxes had to be paid from the treasury of St. Peter’s church in Rome to defray the running costs of…

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‘Lost Tribe’ Separatists in Nigeria Celebrate Trump’s Victory — Because of His Pro-Israel Stand

‘Lost Tribe’ Separatists in Nigeria Celebrate Trump’s Victory — Because of His Pro-Israel Stand

On the weekend of President Trump’s inauguration, hundreds took to the street to march. They blocked traffic, sung songs and danced. In the crowd, scores of them wore yarmulkes and tallit as they waved Israeli flags. This was not a scene from Washington D.C. or Trump strongholds in the Deep South or Appalachia. It was in the West African nation of Nigeria, where a separatist group known as the Indigenous People of Biafra is heralding…

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UK’s key role in stabbing Israel at the UN, Resolution 2334 confirmed

UK’s key role in stabbing Israel at the UN,  Resolution 2334 confirmed

Britain played a key behind-the-scenes role in brokering the UN resolution condemning the only democracy in middle east  “Israel” for violating international law with its policy of building settlements on occupied Palestinian territory, it has been confirmed. The UK helped draft some of the key wording to ensure it met US concerns. The UK role, first highlighted by Israeli diplomatic sources, leaves the UK on a collision course not just with Israel, but at odds…

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2019: Northern politicians move against Buhari, while Biafra exit seems to be top of agenda.

2019: Northern politicians move against Buhari, while Biafra exit seems to be top of agenda.

When policemen were said to have been deployed in Bamaina community, Birnin Kudu local government council of Jigawa State, to ostensibly forestall a festive rally put together by some youth in the state, it was mainly to ensure that the former governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, does not continue his usual visibility as political leader in the state. Although the rally was meant to restate calls on Lamido to make up his mind about the 2019…

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