History:Where the Igbo’s monogamists in principle?

History:Where the Igbo’s monogamists in principle?

Whilst polygamy is recognised as an integral part of the social economy of the Ibos, yet in actual fact one wife only is specifically acknowledged. In native law the first wife alone is granted the position and rights of a legal wife. She alone bears the title of “Anasi” and, in virtue thereof, is accorded a measure of respect vastly superior to that given to any of the additional wives. Her standing also endows her…

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NEWS:Amnesty Int’l Accuses Nigeria Police of Torture, Bribery in Exchange for Freedom

NEWS:Amnesty Int’l Accuses Nigeria Police of Torture, Bribery in Exchange for Freedom

The Nigeria Police Force has been accused of systematically torturing detainees in its custody as a means of extracting confessions and lucrative bribes. This was revealed in the Amnesty International’s report published wednesday. According to the report, detainees told Amnesty International they had been subjected to horrific torture methods, including hanging, starvation, beatings, shootings and mock executions, at the hands of corrupt officers from the feared Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the police force. “A…

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BIAFRA:How 6,000 Igbo youths were killed, 800 detained – CD

BIAFRA:How 6,000 Igbo youths were killed, 800 detained – CD

The Campaign for De­mocracy, a human rights group based in Onitsha, Anambra State, has alleged that about 6,000 Igbo youths agitating for their rights have been killed by federal forces while no fewer than 800 are in de­tention in different prisons without trial. The group made the al­legation during a protest march in Anambra State over the alleged killings. The placard-carrying protesters moved from Up­per Iweka to Awka Road, Onitsha, even as the plac­ards read…

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BIAFRA: Matthew Uzukwu’s The Nigerian Civil War

BIAFRA: Matthew Uzukwu’s The Nigerian Civil War

The Nigerian Civil War: The Memoirs of an Unsung Biafran Commando, a book by Matthew Uzukwu is an important book. It is published in 2016 by Feli Publishing Maryland, USA and available at Amazon for $15. The book tells the story of the Biafran War from the perspective of a Biafran soldier, John Ude who fought on many fronts against the unwarranted Nigerian war of aggression against Biafra. It is clear from the book that every…

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Mr. President, Madame Deputy Secretary-General, Excellencies, Delegates to the UN, and Distinguished quests.#Biafra

Mr. President, Madame Deputy Secretary-General, Excellencies, Delegates to the UN, and Distinguished quests.#Biafra

Speech at the International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, March 26, 2012 Delivered by Rick Kittles, Ph.D. Mr. President, Madame Deputy Secretary-General, Excellencies, Delegates to the UN, and Distinguished quests. I want to thank the members of the General Assembly for the invitation to speak today, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Termed the “Maafa,” which is Kiswahili for…

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Breaking: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu arrives court with ‘We love Biafra’ wrist-band

Breaking: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu arrives court with ‘We love Biafra’ wrist-band

Comrade Nnamdi Kanu arrived the court earlier today unafraid standing tall as lion of Biafra  , the freedom fighter were today Monday, arraigned along umuchineke Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi fearless Biafra lions at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Kanu,David,Benjamin who is being charged for treason for operating a freedom radio stations arrived the court premises, ‘unapologetically’ wearing on his right hand, a wrist-band with inscription ‘We love Biafra.’ We stand in solidarity as we originally agree on, that…

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SHOCKING: Nigeria Forces murder unarmed Biafra and Dump their body pt2

SHOCKING: Nigeria Forces murder unarmed Biafra and Dump their body pt2

In the first part of this publication, dated 5th of April 2016, the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law made a firm promise to furnish all Nigerians and members of the international community including all international rights and media groups with detailed information concerning the shooting, abduction, murdering and dumping in Onitsha General Hospital Mortuary of some jubilant members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) by soldiers of…

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Amalgamation Proclamation of 1914 By Sir Frederick Lugard

Amalgamation Proclamation of 1914 By Sir Frederick Lugard

By Sir Frederick Lugard Speech by the Governor-General (Sir F. Lugard) on the occasion of the declaration of the Constitution of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, January 1, 1914. YOU are all aware that His Majesty’s Government, after long and mature consideration, arrived some time ago at the conclusion that it would be to the great advantage of the countries known as Southern and Northern Nigeria that they should be amalgamated into the one…

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Nigeria: President accused of overstating Boko Haram losses

Nigeria: President accused of overstating Boko Haram losses

HEART OF EVIL -ABUJA, Nigeria –  Officials in northern Nigeria say President Muhammadu Buhari has exaggerated the military’s success against Boko Haram after an American commander testified that the extremist group still holds territory. Appearing at a summit in Abu Dhabi in January, Buhari told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that Boko Haram was “currently not holding any territory today as we speak” — a claim that was met with skepticism back home. Last week, Gen….

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HAITI STILL RECOGNISE “BIAFRA” AS A SOVEREIGN NATION.

HAITI STILL RECOGNISE “BIAFRA” AS A SOVEREIGN NATION.

The vocation of the first independent Negro Republic in the world to secure everywhere the defence of the prestige and dignity of our race, its conditions of an extra-continental state added to the fact that it does not seek any personal advantage, put Haiti in a privileged position to cause the voice of right, wisdom and equity to he heard. My long experience of office – for twelve years I have been presiding over the…

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