POLITICS: UPP has adopted self-determination, referendum in manifesto – Chekwas Okorie

POLITICS: UPP has adopted self-determination, referendum in manifesto – Chekwas Okorie

Ousted founder of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current national chair­man of the United Progres­sives Party (UPP), Member of the supreme council of elders indigenous people of Biafra, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has re­vealed that the Igbo National Party -UPP has embedded self-determina­tion and referendum in its manifesto.   Okorie, who spoke with our correspondent in Enu­gu while fielding questions from journalists said that, following the continued and persistent agitation for self-determination by various ethnic nationalities and…

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News: Buhari, python dance and the Biafra Question

News: 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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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State while visiting Sultan of Sokoto “Biafra”

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State while visiting Sultan of Sokoto “Biafra”

Niger Delta is not part of the current Biafra agitation & the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable.”Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State while visiting Sultan of Sokoto. One Yoruba coward posted this propaganda on his wall this morning and too many Yoruba cowards cheered him to high heaven. He narrated further how south south brothers seized Igbo properties after the civil war and how cowardly Yorubas pigs gave Igbo properties back. I don’t know…

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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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The Igbo: Firm believers in equality of all peoples

The Igbo: Firm believers in equality of all peoples

Olaudah Equiano, an Igbo, is believed to have written the first anti-slavery narrative. “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of O. Equiano, or G. Vassa, the African” was published in 1780, promoting the cause for abolition of human commerce. Olaudah was born in what is now known as Nigeria and became a slave at the age of 11. He was the son of an Igbo nobleman in Igboland, not the son of a slave. After…

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CALL FOR ACTION: HELP HAITI

CALL FOR ACTION: HELP HAITI

The hurricane was the strongest to hit the region in a decade. It kept up its hurricane strength with winds of at least 110mph (177km/h) for seven days. In Haiti, the poorest country in Latin America, it destroyed tens of thousands of homes, leaving more than 60,000 people staying in temporary shelters. The UN’s humanitarian co-ordinator in Haiti, Mourad Wahba, said: “We are not far from having one million people who are in urgent need…

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News:Today marks it exactly five months since terrorist attacked Nimbo uzo uwani Enugu.

News:Today marks it exactly five months since terrorist attacked Nimbo uzo uwani Enugu.

Today marks it exactly five months since terrorist attacked Nimbo uzo uwani Enugu. Fulani terrorist attack in Akegbe Ugwu is also one month this very day, we are yet to see any meaningful proposal by Ifeanyi Uwguanyi and co on how to counter any terrorist attack in Igbo land. It’s a well-known knowledge that organised terrorist network like Fulani Killers and Islamic state west Africa Province are the dangerous group of a people according to…

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News:That a Biafra Referendum shall be held,The great Igbo Debate.

News:That a Biafra Referendum shall be held,The great Igbo Debate.

The referendum conference took place in Houston, Texas as planned attended by the representatives of the people of Biafra including the Niger Delta Areas, some Professional, Civic, Cultural Leaders, and Intellectuals. Ndi’Igbo in Exile met in Houston on the 19th of February 2016, to debate their fate in Nigeria. The move is necessitated by the continued occupation of Biafra land by Nigeria state since January 1970. Why the debate in the first place? Dr. J.O.S.Okeke, the…

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A BIAFRAN SHOT DEAD BY A NIGERIA SOLDIER IN ABA

A BIAFRAN SHOT DEAD BY A NIGERIA SOLDIER IN ABA

On Sunday 18th September 2016, a young Biafran who was identified as Sampson Izima was shot dead by a Nigerian soldiers at about 8:35am at Umuimo, near Umuokpara community in Osisioma L.G.A. Abia state. According to Chidiebere the brother of Sampson Izima, who narrated the incident to our reporter Chibuike Eme, “Sampson was coming back from a barbing saloon with two of his friends in the neighborhood, when one of two soldiers who came out…

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NOW YOU KNOW, A COW IS MORE THAN A 1000 HUMAN LIVES

NOW YOU KNOW, A COW IS MORE THAN A 1000 HUMAN LIVES

The inspector general of police has called for laws to curb cattle rustling in the country. He made this call at the joint security meeting recently he in Abuja. He made this call while criminally maintining silence over the massacres in Enugu, Benue, Adamawa, Ekiti, Platue states by Fulani herdsmen. He described cattle rustling as “a national menace leading to the destruction of lives and properties in various parts of Nigeria,” noting that collaborative efforts…

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