Saturday April 19th, 2014
Saturday April 19th, 2014
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Eagles in last minute war for shirts

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File photo: Nigerian players pose prior to the 2013 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match Mali vs Nigeria AFP PHOTO

Keshi keeps list close to chest
All 23 members of the national team were in full flight at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar  yesterday evening despite a down pour, with no one sure of which of them will be on the start list on Saturday in the World Cup qualifier against Malawi.

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Ikemba’s will: Ojukwu Jr seeks out of court settlement

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Emeka Ojukwu, jnr,

Nnewi —Mr. Emeka Ojukwu Jr, son of late Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu on Thursday expressed willingness for an out of court settlement over his father’s will.

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BATTLE FOR OJUKWU’S WILL RAGES: Question marks surround Bianca’s inheritance – Ike Ojukwu

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Ojukwu Jnr., his late father, Ojukwu and Bianca

Dr. Patrick Ike Ojukwu, an obstetrician and gynaecologist, is a director of Ojukwu Transport Limited, a company founded by Sir, Louis Philip Odumegwu-Ojukwu to manage his numerous business interests before his demise in 1966 and a nephew of the late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu. Dr. Ojukwu, in this interview, speaks on the controversy surrounding the Will/Codicil of the former Biafran leader, which is tearing the family apart. He believes that the Will read couldn’t have been written by the Ikemba Nnewi while joining issues with Sylvester Ojukwu (a.k.a. Dibe Ojukwu who claims to be the former Biafran leader’s son.

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You cannot negotiate to be a first child – Debe Ojukwu (2)

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*Debe Ojukwu

What do you think could have been responsible for this alleged forgery?
Greed is the driving force behind it, because there are attempts to negotiate my patrimony.
I did not bribe God to make me my father’s first son.
If someone emerges from that door and says he is my father’s son and DNA confirms it; and if the person says he was born on August 2 1956, I will remove my cap and bow for that person because I was born on August 3 1956. And I will not argue with the person because first son comes from God and in Igbo land the first son own the father’s Obi.
He holds the Obi in trust for everybody and it is not his private property.

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I do not know why Bianca conspired against me – Debe Ojukwu

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*Ojukwu

It was an interview that had to be conducted. After the declaration that the late Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Ezigbo Gburugburu’s Will had been announced and a lion share had gone to Bianca Odinaka Olivia Ojukwu, the deceased’s wife, Sunday Vanguard set out to get all sides of the story, especially after the statements by Emeka Ojukwu, one of the children.
Last week, we published the CODCIL verbatim.
Today, we bring you an extensive interview with Chief Debe Ojukwu, the disinherited first child of the late Biafran warlord. He spoke about the Ojukwu Nigerians and Igbos never knew, just as he spoke about Bianca, his father’s wife, and her role as a small mother in the house. This is a first part.

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Revealed: Ojukwu’s controversial Will

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Ojukwu Jnr., his late father, Ojukwu and Bianca

The late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, willed all his money to his wife, Mrs. Bianca Odinaka Olivia Odumegwu-Ojukwu, according to the bromide of his will exclusively obtained by Sunday Vanguard.

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Missiles trail Ojukwu’s will

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Ojukwu Jnr., his late father, Ojukwu and Bianca

AS he was great in life, so he was in death. The late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, the defunct Biafran Warlord, has continued to make news even after over one year of his demise. Ojukwu got a befitting state burial witnessed by who is who in Nigeria, including President Goodluck Jonathan and after the weeklong burial ceremonies; the traditional one year mourning began. That mourning ended a forth night ago.

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Will: Did Ojukwu subvert Igbo tradition?

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Ojukwu Jnr., his late father, Ojukwu and Bianca

One year after the death of Chief Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu, the acclaimed Eze Igbo Gburugburu, precisely on November, 30, 2012, his Will was read before some members of his family.

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Ojukwu’s Chief of Staff dismisses report on failing health

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File: An undated photo of Chief Ojukwu at an Igbo National Assembly meeting.

PRINCE Bob Onyema, former Chief of Staff to the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, yesterday, dismissed as false reports that he was recently struck with cancer, saying he only traveled to India recently for an eye operation.

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Will: Emeka Jnr lied, says Ojukwu’s lawyer

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File photo: Odimegwu- Ojukwu

CONTROVERSY has continued to trail last week’s reading of the Will of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Enugu High Court, with Ojukwu’s lawyer, Mr. Emeka Onyemelukwe saying yesterday that Emeka Ojukwu Jr. lied when he claimed that he (Onyemelukwe) was not his father’s lawyer.

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I don’t need Will to take over my father’s house – Ojukwu Jr

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Emeka Ojukwu, jnr,

AS the controversy over the Will of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu continues, his son, Mr. Emeka Ojukwu Jr., a former commissioner for special duties and transport in Anambra State, has said he did not need any Will to take over his father’s house in Nnewi.

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Ojukwu’s Will tears family apart

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OJUKWU-2a

Widow of late Biaf-ran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odu-megwu Ojukwu, Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, and her children were said to have been more favoured than their other relations in the sharing of their father’s property as Ojukwu’s Will was read at the Enugu High Court yesterday.

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Ojukwu’s Chief of Staff feels abandoned

  /   in News, Ojukwu's Will Controversy 10:13 pm   /   Comments

MR. Bob Onyema, the ailing former Chief of Staff to the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, recently struck with cancer, may have been abandoned but associates of the late war lord said they were trying their best to help him out of his predicament.

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It’s normal for a family like ours to have issues – Ojukwu’s son

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Emeka Ojukwu, jnr,

Barely a year after the death of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Emeka Ojukwu, there seems to be an on-going family crisis. In this interview with ENYIM ENYIM, the first son of the late warlord, Chief Emeka Ojukwu, jnr, speaks on the rearing family feud as well as the life and times of his late father.

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Ojukwu’s will: Bianca gets lion’s share

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Latwe Ojukwu  and  wife, Bianca

The will of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, was on Friday presented to the family with his widow, Bianca, getting the lion’s share.

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Crisis in Ojukwu’s family escalates

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Latwe Ojukwu  and  wife, Bianca

THE silent war between Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, widow of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, and Directors of Ojukwu Transport Limited, OTL, who are brothers of her late spouse, has blown open as both parties have dragged themselves before High Courts of Lagos state to determine who controls the landed property belonging to the company.

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