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Politics of Escapism: Why Igbos should adopt broad strategy in Nigerian politics

The entrepreneurial spirit of an Igbo person is next to none. They are known for leaving their enclaves in the South East, Nigeria, migrating to Lagos, different parts of Nigeria and all over the world in search of greener pastures and returning to their villages in ONE YEAR with automobiles and wealth. I am not exaggerating; most actually make it in such a very short interval.  Sui generis to the Igbo people, it is the dream of every one of them who leaves their ancestral homes in the South East to go abroad.

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7 states back Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku, Obi

By Dennis Agbo Seven states have given strong support to Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar as Igbo preferred candidate for next Saturday’s Presidential election. Presidents of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in the seven states at a crucial meeting in Enugu, Friday, said it reviewed exhaustively the State of Nigeria, especially in relation to the general elections
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Igbo and the wisdom of the west

WHEN  the presidential flag-bearer of  the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku nominated Mr. Peter Obi as his running mate, joy was universal. In the political history of Nigeria, no such nomination was greeted with the type of elation with which Nigerians received it. From North to South and East to West, the citizenry proclaimed Atiku’s choice as the best Nigeria has witnessed preparatory to general elections.

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