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The tragic experience of Dr. Ezekiel Izuogu and its corollaries (2)

By Douglas Anele Because most of Chinweizu’s conclusions from the tragic experience of Dr. Izuogu are appropriate and insightful, it is important to continue with his response in this concluding part of our discussion. Chinweizu affirms that only “a brilliantly naïve Igbo” would believe that a hardened caliphate colonialist like Abacha would deliver on his
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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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