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Emmanuel Ifeajuna: From Commonwealth gold to death in Biafra

Emmanuel Ifeajuna: From Commonwealth gold to death in Biafra

By Brian Oliver Emmanuel Ifeajuna, a Nigerian high jumper, was the first black African to win a gold medal but his remarkable story had a tragic end The first time Emmanuel Ifeajuna appeared before a crowd of thousands he did something no black African had ever done. He won a gold medal at an international […]
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Biafra, or an oasis of prosperity

Biafra, or an oasis of prosperity

Let me be on the record, and say that I align myself ideologically with those who seek the right to self-determination as a fundamental human right. This right is enshrined in the charter of the United Nations of which Nigeria is a signatory.

Why do some people want out of Nigeria?

Why do some people want out of Nigeria?

By Ikechukwu Amaechi WHEN I hear privileged Nigerians romanticising the country’s sovereignty and the inviolability of her territorial integrity, I remember the speech Frederick Douglass gave on July 5, 1852 titled: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Nigerian leaders talk glibly about the country’s indissolubility. They insist that her unity is not […]

Fireworks over Nnamdi Kanu

Fireworks over Nnamdi Kanu

The family of the re-arrested leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has demanded access to the detained self-determination agitator who was arrested last Sunday.