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Ignore IPOB, go and vote

IF you ask the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB,  and other Biafra independence activists  what they want, they will tell you they want a referendum to enable “the people” to separate from Nigerian and establish the Republic of Biafra. Ask them again who will organise the referendum, they will point towards the United Nations. They also believe the major Western powers, notably the United States, the United Kingdom and France, have the clout to put pressure on Nigeria’s rulers to allow “Biafra” to pull out of Nigeria.

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Douglas House’s bizarre tenant – Ochereome Nnanna

I MET Anayo Rochas Okorocha for the first time 24 years ago at the Jos national convention of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, which produced Chief Moshood Abiola as presidential candidate. On the morning of our departure at the Hill Station Hotel, a large number of brand-new police vehicles which did not yet have number plates drove in. A Jos-based colleague, Peter Kuptong, told me that they belonged to an Igbo man, who was a big-time contractor for the Police

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