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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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FG treating confirmed terrorists as royals but brutalising Kanu, Igbos – Group

Following the threat to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, by the federal government, Ohanaeze Ndigbo in a statement released to the press on Saturday, 26th August, had accused the federal government of bias as it claimed it looks the other way in its treatment of the Arewa youths who committed serious crime in their issuance of quit notice to fellow citizens living in the north.

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We’re not at war with Igbos, they’re our kinsmen – Northern group

As reactions continue to trail the ‘eviction’ ultimatum given to Igbos resident in northern Nigeria by a youth group, a Coalition of Northern Civil Society Organizations, NCSO, has said that the north is not at war with the Igbos and that Ndigbo are the kinsmen of the north. The group however described the eviction directive as a mere fallacy and a mission impossible.

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