Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tag "Ohanaeze Ndigbo"

    Ohanaeze Ndigbo blasts Malami: You overlook Arewa youth yet have the audacity to challenge Kanu’s bail

Ohanaeze Ndigbo blasts Malami: You overlook Arewa youth yet have the audacity to challenge Kanu’s bail

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has said Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), is biased against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).The attorney-general had asked the federal high court, Abuja to send Kanu back to prison for flouting his bail conditions.Reacting in a statement on Saturday, John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said Malami [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu blames Anambra attack on enemies of Igbo

Nnamdi Kanu blames Anambra attack on enemies of Igbo

Although the police and the government of Anambra state have attributed the attack at St. Philip's Catholic church, Ozibulu, to a "feud between two brothers", Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is saying otherwise.Immediately after reports of the tragic incident that led to the loss of 12 lives occurred, there was a rumour on social media [...]

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    Biafra agitation does not mean the Igbo want to secede, says Ohanaeze

Biafra agitation does not mean the Igbo want to secede, says Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo group in the country, has said the push for self-determination by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) does not mean the Igbo want to secede from Nigeria.He said the agitations were fuelled by a sense of marginalisation.Chuks Ibegbu, deputy publicity secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said this in reaction to the open letter written to Acting [...]

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    Nwodo: Igbo feel unwanted in Nigeria — that’s the real reason for Biafra agitations

Nwodo: Igbo feel unwanted in Nigeria — that’s the real reason for Biafra agitations

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, says if the marginalisation against the Igbo ends, Biafran agitators "will probably twice".Speaking with journalists on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, Nwodo blamed the pro-Biafra agitation on an alleged marginalisation by the federal governmentHe said: "Our people feel unwanted in the Nigerian federation; our people feel ill-treated."According to him, the Igbo was seen as [...]

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    Ohanaeze Ndigbo: No arm of government, no section of armed forces headed by an Igbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: No arm of government, no section of armed forces headed by an Igbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has criticised the uneven nature of president Muhammadu Buhari's federal appointments.Nwodo lamented the omission of the Igbo ethnic group when filling leadership positions of key government agencies and the armed forces.He accused the president of ignoring federal character in his appointments and overlooking the Ndigbo who "voted and campaigned" for him.During a press conference at the National Executive [...]

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    Support me in these challenging times, Buhari appeals to Ndi Igbo

Support me in these challenging times, Buhari appeals to Ndi Igbo

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Igbo to support his government.In the 2015 presidential election, the Igbo voted overwhelmingly for former President Goodluck Jonathan. And they are ardent critics of his government.Buhari made the appeal in a congratulatory message to Nnia Nwodo, the new president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation.“President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Chief John Nwodo on [...]

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    Nwodo, former information minister, emerges president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Nwodo, former information minister, emerges president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Nnia Nwodo, a former minister of information, has emerged president-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide.Nwodo polled 242 votes to defeat his only contestant Chiweyite Ejike, the pioneer vice-chancellor of the then Anambra State University of Science and Technology (ASUTECH), who polled 13 votes.Simon Ortuanya, a law professor, and Joel Ifeanyi Enugu, withdrew from the race just before the election began.In a [...]

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