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The tragic experience of Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu and its corollaries (1)

It seems that the target of this robbery is to stop the efforts we are making to mass produce the first ever locally made car in Africa By Douglas Anele As everyone knows, the topic that is trending most in Nigeria today is “EndSars,” the catch-phrase for spontaneous protests especially in the south against police
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For and against the quest for a president of Igbo extraction (2)

By Douglas Anele Moreover, as World War II amply demonstrates, extreme maltreatment of a defeated people does not guarantee  peace or permanent subjugation. Rather, it provides fertile ground for another, probably deadlier, armed confrontation in future because of seething grudge and the fact that human beings cannot endure injustice and oppression indefinitely. Therefore, the continuous
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For and against the quest for a president of Igbo extraction (1)

By Douglas Anele The demand that Nigerians should elect (or select) a president of Igbo extraction in 2023 is gathering momentum as a cross-section of politicians, academics, business tycoons, members of the clergy, and other interested parties from Igboland and elsewhere led by Ohaneze Ndigbo drums up support for the Igbo presidency project. Expectedly, there
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Justification for resuscitating the sovereign state of Biafra (5)

By Douglas Anele Even, uninformed misguided indigenes of communities located in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Edo and Kogi states that, in fact, speak different dialects of Igbo language or have strong historical and socio-cultural affinities with Igboland disavow their Igbo connections as well. Emefiena explains this regrettable attitude as follows: “[The defeat
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Justification for resuscitating the sovereign state of Biafra (4)

By Douglas Anele Consequent upon unwarranted widespread hatred especially across northern Nigeria,   Ndigbo have been the worst victims of all the riots, pogroms and bloody religious uprisings there, beginning with the Jos and Kano massacres  of 1945 and 1953 respectively, the Maitatsine riots of 1981, the beheading of Gideon Akaluka,Kaduna riots of 2000, Miss World
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