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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UN:World 50 years late in meeting education targets #Biafra

UN:World 50 years late in meeting education targets #Biafra

The world is 50 years late in meeting the education targets set out in the Sustainable Development Agenda, a new report by the UN agency for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has found. The global goals or SDGs are a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change, adopted by world leaders at the UN last September. The right to a quality education is one of them. Countries are not going…

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The restructuring Nigeria needs is separation

The restructuring Nigeria needs is separation

Nigeria has become a very treacherous environment such that speaking about issues concerning restructuring of the country could easily be misconstrued and mischievously interpreted as felonious. But the truth about our situation is that we cannot avoid talking about a restructured Nigeria if there must be a tomorrow for us. There is no alternative route to this. Nigeria must be restructured urgently or it will die. This is not a doomsday prophesy. It is a…

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IGBO: Chief Chekwas Okorie Enugu should arm indigene to protect the community

IGBO: Chief Chekwas Okorie Enugu should arm indigene to protect the community

The Chairman of United Progressives Party,UPP, founder of APGA and former Presidential candidate,Chief Chekwas Okorie, has called on Ndi Igbo to put security before anything else. Chief Chekwas said this while reacting to the recent terrorist attack in Ndiagwu Attakwu, Akegbe-Ugwu in Nkanu West Local Government. The attack had left five people dead and four others several injured, one of the victims a pregnant woman – Mrs. Ifeoma Agbo, until her death was receiving treatment…

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