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Ndigbo can never accept 2nd class role in Nigeria, Abaribe declares

Ndigbo can never accept 2nd class role in Nigeria, Abaribe declares

By Steve Oko Senate Minority Leader and Senator representing Abia Central, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has declared that under no circumstance would the Igbo race be subjected to second class citizens in Nigeria where they have equal stakes with other major tribes. Senator Abaribe made the declaration after he was conferred with the chieftaincy title of […]

Ndigbo and fallacy of power not served a la carte

Ndigbo and fallacy of power not served a la carte

By Ikechukwu Amaechi NIGERIANS love clichés to bits. But if there is anything they love more than clichés, it is their penchant to determine the fate of Ndigbo based on pre-conceived notions. As the curtain is slowly but inexorably being drawn on the Muhammadu Buhari presidency and the political silly season is, once again, upon […]

Ndigbo better off staying in Nigeria, but… — Gov Uzodimma

Ndigbo better off staying in Nigeria, but… — Gov Uzodimma

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has said Ndigbo is better off staying as part of the Nigerian state, noting that bemoaning the marginalisation of Ndigbo in the Nigerian project was trite, while what is cogent is to address a rational and realistic way out of it.

Hope Uzodimma sends message to Ndigbo, speaks on his book ‘Reflections on the Igbo Question’

Hope Uzodimma sends message to Ndigbo, speaks on his book ‘Reflections on the Igbo Question’

I cannot find enough words to describe my joy today. I feel truly elated that this galaxy of personages from across the length and breadth of the country left all the other important engagements they had today to honour me with their esteemed presence at this event. How can I thank you enough? All I can say is that I am profoundly grateful to you for this rare show of love and solidarity. 

Refrain from actions that worsen your marginalization — Uzodike tells IPOB, Ndigbo

Refrain from actions that worsen your marginalization — Uzodike tells IPOB, Ndigbo

. By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi Foremost industrialist, Chief Dr Ajulu Uzodike, yesterday said that Ndigbo can still do better and live above their obvious marginalization in Nigeria if they refrain from actions that also worsen their marginalization by the Federal government of Nigeria. Speaking with Vanguard in an interview in his house in Otolo Nnewi, […]

Anambra’s poll turnout: Ndigbo must show more enthusiasm for politics

Anambra’s poll turnout: Ndigbo must show more enthusiasm for politics

By Olu Fasan EVERYONE who values technocratic competence and visionary leadership must rejoice that Professor Charles Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, won the Anambra State governorship election on November 6. Professor Soludo is one of Nigeria’s brightest and best, a first-class economist and a great reform leader. So, I heartily […]

Ndigbo on the verge of self-inflicted destructions

Ndigbo on the verge of self-inflicted destructions

By Asikason Jonathan ARE you not entertained? Is this not why you are here?” Those memorable lines from Maximus Decimus Meridius in “Gladiator” come to mind as a clip of Dr. Chike Akunyili’s brush with death hit the cyberspace. While it’s still under the realm of conjecture who the actual killers are, one critical message […]

[Opinion] Why Ndigbo should put on their thinking cap

[Opinion] Why Ndigbo should put on their thinking cap

By Chidi Nkwopara THIS issue was not into reckoning until after the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Imo State, Professor Francis Ezeonu, finished addressing the press recently, in Owerri. Although Professor Ezeonu’s address centred on “the roll-out of the online registration portal for the resumption of the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR”, by the Independent National Electoral […]

Buhari’s morbid disdain for Ndigbo [Opinion]

Buhari’s morbid disdain for Ndigbo [Opinion]

By Tony Ademiluyi PROFESSOR Chinua Achebe was heavily involved in the Biafran project during the ill-fated Nigerian Civil War. He resigned his plum job as a broadcaster in Lagos and headed to the East to be part of the Biafran propaganda machine where he sold Biafra to the rest of the world in collaboration with […]

Ndigbo urged to invest at home to boost South East economy

Ndigbo urged to invest at home to boost South East economy

By Anayo Okoli IGBO business men and investors have been urged to buy into the multi billion Naira Enugu Industrial Free Trade Zone as the project provides vast opportunities for them. Located in a massive expanse of land at the 9th Mile Corner, Enugu, the industrial zone is designed to accommodate millions of investors and […]

CP Odumosu, Ndigbo are not Nigeria’s problem

CP Odumosu, Ndigbo are not Nigeria’s problem

By Ikechukwu Amaechi In his famous 1984 book titled,  The Trouble With Nigeria, legendary novelist, Chinua Achebe, made a profound statement. “Nigerians of all other ethnic groups will probably achieve consensus on no other matter than their common resentment of the Igbo,” he wrote. Some people took umbrage, accusing him of overgeneralisation. But Achebe who […]

Igbos have so much in Lagos, can’t think of attacking it ― Ohanaeze

Igbos have so much in Lagos, can’t think of attacking it ― Ohanaeze

…Calls for investigation of alleged IPOB’s plan to attack Lagos By Clifford Ndujihe The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned any act that will lead to breach of peace and order in Lagos State. Reacting to the said intelligent reports that members of IPOB are planning to unleash mayhem in some parts of Lagos State, Chief Everest […]

We want to change image of Ndigbo through arts, entertainment – Ikechukwu Kabakwu

We want to change image of Ndigbo through arts, entertainment – Ikechukwu Kabakwu

By Luminous Jannamike The founder, Igbo cultural organization, Igbariam Heritage Group, Ikechukwu Kabakwu, on Tuesday, said despite the call for secession by some people in the South East he is confident that the perception of Ndigbo by the rest of the country can be changed for the better through the promotion of Igbo arts and […]