South East governors, Ohaneze, others set emergency meeting for Enugu

Disturbed by the current alarming insecurity in South East Nigeria, governors and leaders of the zone will on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, converge in Enugu State for an “urgent meeting to deliberate the unfortunate development. The ugly development has resulted in the deaths of several people in the region, including the recent  killing  of Dr. […]

Empty streets in southeast welcome Buhari to Imo

By Vincent Ujumadu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Omeiza Ajayi, Peter Okutu, Chinonso Alozie, Ugochukwu Alaribe, Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Chinedu Adonu, Ikechukwu Odu, Steve Oko & Emmanuel Iheaka …Ohanaeze to Buhari: Release Igbo youths detained by security agencies …Demand inclusive governance to address secession …It’s unthinkable for Igbo to consider himself not part of Nigeria-Buhari …Says without security, there’s […]

BREAKING: IPOB suspends sit-at-home order

By Ugochukwu Alaribe, UMUAHIA The planned sit-at-home ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, scheduled to have commenced tomorrow, Monday, has been suspended due to the National Examination Council, NECO, examination for junior secondary schools. IPOB stated that a new date for the commencement of the sit-at-home order would be announced later. The pro-Biafra […]

Concerns over IPOB’s threat to lock down Southeast over Nnamdi Kanu

[files] Nnamdi Kanu By Lawrence Njoku, Southeast Bureau Chief There are growing concerns that the economy of the southeast region may suffer serious decline should the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) make good its threat to lock down the zone beginning from August 9, should the Federal Government fail to release its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu […]

2023: Igbos in America shop for early president

From Stanley Uzoaru,Owerri Not waisting time on clamour for an Igbo president to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, an Igbo group in the United States of America, South East Diaspora Unity Forum(SEDUF) has settled for Chris Ibe. The group said it arrived at the choice of Ibe after an online poll it conducted with […]

BREAKING: IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu, arrested, handcuffed and arraigned in Abuja

Nnamdi Kanu in handcuffs Kayode Oyero 29 June 2021 Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been arraigned at the Federal High Court in Abuja, The PUNCH reports. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, announced the arrest of the IPOB leader […]

Rights group accuses Buhari of sidelining Igbo on new varsities

By Waliat Musa Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as ‘Igbophobic’, discriminatory and unconstitutional, the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the establishment of specialised technology-based and health universities in five of the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria while excluding the Igbo-speaking South East. HURIWA wondered what the Minister of State in […]

S’East govs goofed in statement on Igbo secession, say Ohanaeze youths

By Collins Osuji, Owerri The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has described the position of South East governors over the agitation for Igbo secession as inconsequential and unguided. The governors and some stakeholders had, in a meeting held in Enugu State, last week, said they were not in support of the call for self-determination of […]

Ndigbo: Time to Reengage – By Chief Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe

  Chief Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | June 10, 2021– While I was reflecting on the current challenges facing the nation in the area of insecurity, I got a phone call from a younger friend who wanted my opinion on the happenings in the South East of Nigeria, my nativity. He had set the […]

Twitter deletes Nnamdi Kanu’s ‘Biafra’ post for violating rules

Kayode Oyero 5 June 2021 Social media giant Twitter has wielded its big stick on the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, as the microblogging platform deleted a ‘Biafra’ post by the self-acclaimed IPOB leader for violating its rules. In the tweet, Kanu had threatened government officials, saying, “any army they […]

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