Human and pro-democracy activists have faulted the blockade of the Niger Bridge by the Nigerian Army under the guise of ‘Operation Python Dance’ to harass and intimidate citizens in the south-east zone.
Emeka Umeagbalasi, Chairman of International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), , described the actions of the soldiers as a declaration of Jihad against the zone.
He urged the Federal Government and the Army authorities to immediately dismantle the road blocks.
According to him, the army’s internal […]
It was gathered that the wife of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, on Thursday visited the Igbo community in the State to solicit the support of her Igbo brothers and sisters for her husband, Rotimi Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Mrs. Akeredolu, who is a grass root politician and activist of good governance, assured the Igbos in the state of a balance in representation at the […]
An umbrella body of Biafran pastors, Biafra Clergy Movement, (BCM), has said that the victory of President elect of the United States of America, USA, Donald Trump, at the US polls was due to the prayers of Ndigbos, stressing that their prayers stopped Hillary Clinton.
Speaking in Nnewi, Anambra State during a prayer session through another umbrella body for all Biafrans, Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Director of Religion for the South Senatorial zone, Apostle Akunne Chukwuemeka, cited the Book of Exodus chapter 9 verse 1,and said the […]
“If you want the Igbo to stay & Nigeria to remain one, then treat us all as equals” – Femi Fani-Kayode
In a message addressed to President Buhari, former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode reacted to the ‘Forget about Biafra’ statement the President made while speaking with some NYSC members who paid him a visit at his home in Daura, Katsina state during the Sallah holidays. FFK wrote:
“You bathed in the blood of Biafrans, you crushed their bones and stripped away their dignity and self-respect just to keep Nigeria one.
Now you say their children have no right to ask for self-determination […]
The Chairman of Etoks Communications, Deacon Iyke Kanu has lauded Lagos State governor Mr. Akinwumi Ambode for his leadership styles, giant strides in developing infrastructures around the state and quick response to emergency without ambiguity.
Kanu made the call during a courtesy visit on the governor in Alausa Thursday where he sued for peaceful co-existence between the Igbos and their host community. Describing the governor as a man of peace, he urged Ambode to use his good office to protection […]
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has directed all Igbo living outside Igbo land to start returning home and re-establish their businesses and investments in the South-East.
Decrying what he described as the nonchalant attitude and insensitivity of many Igbo people residing in northern and western parts of the country the MASSOB National Director of Information, Mr. Uchenna Madu, said that, “we have decided and promise to provide adequate security for lives and property in […]
Former Director of Publicity, Peoples Democratic Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode has slammed the Convener of the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, over his recent comments that President Muhammadu Buhari owes Igbos nothing.
In a message to Vanguard, Fani- Kayode said Mohammed’s statement that If the Igbo feel marginalised they should attempt to break away again, was most uncharitable and careless.
He warned that if there was any attempt to kill the Igbos again, […]
The Nollywood Star, Desmond Elliot, Met with Igbos at Trading Spare parts in Surulere Constituency in