Chief Sam Nkire, a notable member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caucus, who spoke during APC Abia State Stakeholders meeting, has urged Igbo to take advantage of the continuous registration exercise of APC to join the ruling party.
Nkire shared reasons why Igbo needed to join that APC was the surest means of producing a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction. He added that what Igbo laboured in vain for in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for 16 years would be […]
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and Chief Emmanuel Iwuayanwu Friday called on Nigerians to unite together in order to protect the integrity of Nigeria as one country.
They made this call at the Concord Hotel, Owerri, during the opening ceremony of the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in the State.
According to Okorocha who declared the event open said, “We have no place to call our own if not Nigeria. We must defend the integrity […]
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has been conferred the Nwannedinamba Ndigbo(Friend of the Igbos) title by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo with the authority of His Royal Majesty, Eze Chukwumeka Eri (JP). Fayose was honored with the title during the 2016 Igbo Cultural Day Celebration held at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti yesterday November 19th.
Governor Fayose who described Igbo people as industrious and very hard-working said his love for the Igbos remain limitless.
“I am one with the Igbo people, they love me and […]
Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has commended the recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari by Igbo senators led by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Enyinnaya Abaribe.
At the meeting, issues concerning the political, economical and infrastructural plight of the Ndigbo were on the agenda.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, MASSOB leader, Uchenna Madu, praised the senators for also discussing the release of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra agitators in […]
According to reports, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated Igbo Political and Religious leaders for what they called nonchalant and selfish attitude towards the advancement and well-being of the Igbo people.
Addressing reporters on Wednesday at an event organised to Honour the 83rd posthumous birthday of Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Masson headquarters in Okwe, Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State, the leader of the group, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders […]
Branding it “a primitive attempt to stoke up inter-ethnic conflict”, the Pro-democracy Non-Governmental Organization, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has condemned the Kano State Government for nullifying the prosecution of the suspected killers of Bridget Agbahime, the 74-year-old Igbo woman in Kano State.
The group’s position was made known in a statement made available to the media in Abuja by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and the National Director of Media, Zainab Yusuf.
HURIWA also totally condemned the Nigeria […]
Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and billionaire businessman, says Igbos are very good in commerce, and in “anything they do” — but not in politics.
In the latest edition of The Interview, Kalu said a number of the elite in the region are not only selfish, but they get their political calculations wrong.
Referring to the fractured relationship between him and Theodore Orji, his successor, Kalu said were Babatunde Fashola, former Lagos state governor an Ibo man, he could […]
Igbo leaders based in Nigeria and abroad ended a three-day summit in Abia on Saturday with a call for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and others it tagged ‘prisoners of conscience’ in Nigeria.
The 2016 World Igbo Summit, organised by the World Igbo Summit Group in collaboration with the Igbo Renaissance Centre of the Gregory University, Uturu (GUU), had Ike Nwachukwu as chairman.
In its 10-point communiqué on Saturday night, the summit urged the […]
Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme has reiterated the need for Igbo people to unite and trust each other as they were doing in the past, arguing that it is only by so doing that their area would move forward in the Nigeria project.
Ekwueme, spoke at the traders’ summit and award ceremony organized by Anambra Consensus Project, ACP, to honour outstanding traders in all the 57 major markets in Anambra State. The ceremony took place at Amaokpala in Orumba […]
It was gathered that the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra , on Sunday, threatened an ‘internal native’ revolution against political, traditional, religious and opinion leaders in Igboland.
MASSOB, which spoke in a statement signed by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders are ‘insensitive’ to the plight of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained pro-Biafra activists.
Noting that the pro-Biafra agitators are ‘working’ for the Igbos, the MASSOB leader […]