Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag "Ohanaeze"

    Ohanaeze youth: Death of Fasoranti’s daughter could spark a ‘tribal war’

Ohanaeze youth: Death of Fasoranti’s daughter could spark a ‘tribal war’

The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has asked governors in the south-west to ban movement of cattle by foot.Okechukwu Isiguzoro, president-general of the group, made the suggestion while reacting to the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-cultural organisation.She was shot dead by armed men at Benin-Ore road [...]

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    Be ready to defend yourselves, Ohanaeze tells Igbo over Ruga ultimatum

Be ready to defend yourselves, Ohanaeze tells Igbo over Ruga ultimatum

Nnia Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has called on his people to be ready to defend themselves against "northern war mongers".Reacting to the 30-day ultimatum the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) gave to governors opposed to the Ruga settlement programme to reconsider their decision, Nwodo said threats will no longer be tolerated.He described the action of the [...]

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    The future of Nigeria is bleak, says Ohanaeze

The future of Nigeria is bleak, says Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.Nnia Nwodo, president general of the organisation, said this in a statement issued on his behalf by Emeka Attamah, his special adviser on media.Nwodo warned Nigerians to be wary of another civil war, saying “the country is only heading for implosion as long [...]

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    Bakare: Terrorists are now in charge of Nigeria

Bakare: Terrorists are now in charge of Nigeria

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, says terrorists are in charge of Nigeria.Speaking during a service at his church, Bakare said the country had been taken over by bandits, kidnappers, killer herdsmen and looters.He described them as the "commander-in-chief" of the nation."It is evident that the bandits; criminals, killing people every day; those kidnapping people over the [...]

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    ‘Don’t compare us to Miyetti Allah’ — Afenifere, Ohaneze warn Garba Shehu

‘Don’t compare us to Miyetti Allah’ — Afenifere, Ohaneze warn Garba Shehu

The Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Afenifere group have asked Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, not to compare them with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).Shehu had said MACBAN is a socio-cultural group like Afenifere and Ndigbo and should not be criminalised.But reacting while speaking to journalists, Uche Achi-Okpaga, spokesperson of Ohaneze, said [...]

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    Northern, southern leaders chide FG over killings, say Nigeria drifting towards anarchy

Northern, southern leaders chide FG over killings, say Nigeria drifting towards anarchy

Leaders from across the country have criticised the federal government over its failure to find a solution to the killings recorded in various states.Since the turn of the year, hundreds have been killed in clashes between herdsmen and farmers, attacks by suspected herders, bandits, among others.A communique issued on Wednesday after a one-day summit of national elders and leaders said [...]

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    Ohanaeze: FG punishing the Igbo with fuel scarcity

Ohanaeze: FG punishing the Igbo with fuel scarcity

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo says the fuel crisis is an attempt by the current administration to “impoverish” the Igbo.John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze, said this in his Christmas message to Nigerians.He alleged that the fuel scarcity was a deliberate attempt by the administration to ensure the Igbo expend their resources on its effects.While describing the scarcity as “unfair and insensitive”, Nwodo [...]

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    IPOB blames arrest of Innosson CEO on ‘impotency of political leadership’ in south-east

IPOB blames arrest of Innosson CEO on ‘impotency of political leadership’ in south-east

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the arrest of Innocent Chukwuma, chief executive officer (CEO) of Innosson Group.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Chukwuma on Tuesday.The anti-graft agency said the arrest was due to the industrialist's “failure” to honour previous invitations.But IPOB has described the arrest as part of the “ongoing harassment of notable Biafran businesmen especially [...]

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    Produce Kanu before things get out of hand, IPOB warns FG, Igbo leaders

Produce Kanu before things get out of hand, IPOB warns FG, Igbo leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked the federal government and Igbo leaders to produce Nnamdi Kanu "dead or alive".Kanu has not been seen in public since soldiers of the Nigerian army invaded his Abia residence during the Operation Python Dance exercise.IPOB had accused the army of taking Kanu along with his parents during the raid, although the army [...]

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    IPOB not a terrorist organisation, says Ohanaeze

IPOB not a terrorist organisation, says Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze, the apex Igbo socio-political organisation, says the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not a terrorist organisation.On Friday, the defence headquarters (DHQ) declared IPOB a “militant terrorist” organisation. It claimed the group at different times attacked soldiers with sticks and stones in Abia state.A few hours after the declaration, south-east governors proscribed IPOB.But in a communiqué issued at the [...]

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    Ohaneze to Buhari: How can you say our unity is settled when Igbo were marginalised in NNPC?

Ohaneze to Buhari: How can you say our unity is settled when Igbo were marginalised in NNPC?

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo, has alleged that the people of the south-east were marginalised in the recent shake-up at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).Fifty-five top executives of the corporation were affected in the reorganisation.In a statement issued on Sunday, John Nwodo, Ohanaeze president, alleged that the north was clearly favoured while “the south-east totally ignored, as has [...]

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    It’s Igbo president 2019 or Biafra 2020, Ohanaeze youth declare

It’s Igbo president 2019 or Biafra 2020, Ohanaeze youth declare

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says it is either an Igbo man becomes the country's next president or there will be a sovereign state of Biafra in 2020.It made this known in a statement issued after its meeting in Enugu on Tuesday.The statement was signed by Okwu Nnabuike, the group's general secretary.The group, however, said a [...]

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