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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Boycott of Elections: Time to Rein in Kanu

That the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has assumed national prominence before, during and after his detention, is not in doubt. While many of his people paid no more than a passing attention to him when he was outside the country, especially those not ardently in support of his Biafran project, his arrest and detention ...

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We are Friends

I have worked with many Igbos in my previous place of work. And I still have a number of them in our company now and they are very friendly to me. I like them. We are friends. These are words spoken to me by a young auto-mechanic whom I encountered on my way to Jos in 1994. He introduced himself ...

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Ndigbo, the Danger is Real

Among the Igbo, it is said that a planned war does not consume the cripple. This simply means that in such a situation, no one is caught unawares, as contingency plans must have been made. However, in the wake of the quit order issued to Ndigbo living in Northern Nigeria by a section of Northern youths a few weeks ago, ...

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What’s Stalling the Arrest of the Northern Rabble Rousers?

To say that Nigeria is at the most difficult period in her existence as a nation since the unfortunate Civil War (1967-70), is to beg the question. The quit notice issued by some misguided Northern youths to the people of the Southeast residing in the North is nothing short of an invitation to anarchy. The group, Arewa Youth Leaders Forum, ...

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Towards Sustaining Anambra’s Security Reputation

That Anambra State is today one of the safest states in Nigeria is no longer news. This situation was brought about by the conscious efforts made by the Willie Obiano-led administration to check the menace of criminals in the state. For long, the state had basked in the euphoria of diminished crime to the extent that investors and individuals who ...

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Leveraging on IPOB’s Successful Sit-at-Home Protest

Last Tuesday, May 30, business and commercial activities throughout the Southeast and states outside the zone with large Igbo population, ground to a near halt as Igbos stayed at home in obedience to the directive of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for all Igbos to sit at home in remembrance of their fallen colleagues in the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War. ...

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