Tag Archives: Igbo

Atiku, Tinubu’s Poisoned Bread To Ndigbo

By Casmir Igbokwe The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, deserves some pity. In his campaign rally held in Enugu last Wednesday, January 11, 2023, Tinubu committed an affront to the Igbo people of Nigeria. Addressing a crowd of his South-East supporters and party faithful, the former Lagos State Governor said they would not ...

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Atiku’s Phobia And Tinubu’s Poisoned Holy Communion

By Casmir Igbokwe In September 2016, a Libertarian presidential candidate in the United States, Gary Johnson, was asked in an interview what he would do about Aleppo, the epicentre of the Syrian refugee crisis. Johnson ignorantly asked, “What is Aleppo?” Americans were shocked that a presidential candidate didn’t know anything about a crisis-ridden city that was constantly in the news. ...

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‘Peter Obi Has The Key To Unlock The Fortunes Of Nigeria’

Raymond Ozoji,  Awka As the 2023 general elections approach, the clamour for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction seems to be the subject matter across the country. This is because Igbo have not occupied the presidency in many long years. It is believed however that the forthcoming 2023 presidential election will be a turning point in the life of Ndigbo ...

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2023: Nwodo Recommends Obi As Credible Presidential Candidate

A former Governor of Enugu State who was also a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, has called on different political parties, especially the PDP, in the interest of fairness, equity and justice, to zone their presidential tickets to the South East, saying that the Igbos have credible and qualified hands, like Peter Obi, ...

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Igbo Qualified To Rule Nigeria — Nwodo

Constant musings against the Igbo not competent enough to provide credible leadership to Nigeria has been described as political antics just to deny the Igbo their turn to be president of Nigeria. Speaking on Arise TV, Thursday, February 3, Okwesilieze Nwodo, former governor of Enugu state and one time National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said that such ...

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No Igbo Politician Has Shown Real Seriousness For 2023 Presidency — IPAN 

…congratulates Soludo  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Igbos for Progressive and United Nationhood (IPAN), a socio-political organisation, says it has observed that no Igbo politician has shown real seriousness for the 2023 presidency in spite of incessant cry of marginalisation of Ndigbo from the polity. IPAN national president, Comrade Lawrence Onuzulike, who made the observation in Awka, the Anambra state capital, said ...

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2023 Presidency: Nigeria And The Southeast Imperative

By Isidore Emeka Uzoatu. However it turns out, the 2023 general elections will be a watershed in the annals of Nigeria’s Rirutanian history. If for nothing else, it will mark the end of President Buhari’s tormentous two-term watch over the affairs of the country. A tenure that has seen the fiercest tugs at the strings that bind us as a ...

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Stop Pitting Yoruba Against Igbo, Ohanaeze Warns Malami

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to desist from pitting the Yoruba against the Igbo living in Lagos by playing ethnic card. Malami had, at a press conference last Friday, accused leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, of instigating the attack on the palace of the ...

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Hero Lager Beer Set To Produce More Billionaires In Nigeria 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka As part of efforts to rekindle as well as sustain the art of industry and mentorship in the southeast region of Nigeria, Hero Lager has launched what it termed N50 Million Igba Boi Apprenticeship Scheme in the region. Introducing the scheme in Onitsha Anambra state amidst notable entertainment icons who are brand ambassadors of Hero Lager, the ...

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Dressing Buhari In Borrowed Garb

By Casmir Igbokwe The ‘Isi Agu’ outfit looked good on President Muhammadu Buhari. The Imo State government might have dressed him in this Igbo traditional wear to show some appreciation for his coming to the state last week to inaugurate some projects. The state might have also done it to give the impression that Buhari loves the Igbo and is part ...

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