Tag Archives: Igbo

Ohanaeze Election Holds January 10

Ohanaeze electoral committee 2020 has released guidelines for elections into the national, state and local government branches of the apex Igbo body. A timetable by the committee Chairman, Gary Enwo-Igariwey, also indicated that the national election would hold in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Sunday, January 10, 2021. The 50-man electoral body, approved at an emergency meeting of Imeobi Ohanaeze ...

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There May Be No Nigeria In 2023 Without An Igbo Man As President — Anenih

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ex-Aviation Minister of the first and second republic, Chief Mbazuluike Amaechi, former Women Affairs Minister Iyom Josephine Anenih and a host of other Nigerians at home and in the diaspora have unanimously endorsed the global movement for Igbo presidency in 2023. They concurred at the world press conference held at Chief Mbazuluike’s country home Ukpor, Nnewi-South local ...

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Peter Obi Immortalised Ojukwu, Respects His Memories — Bianca Ojukwu

Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, Nigeria’s Former Ambassador to Spain and widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has commended former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, for his efforts in immortalising Ojukwu and ensuring that his memories are not eroded. Speaking recently at a ...

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Utomi, Gani Adams, Others To Buhari: You Must Restructure Nigeria Now

Notable elder statesmen and socio-cultural leaders on Saturday converged, saying Nigeria was long overdue for restructuring while warning the Federal Government that the country was bleeding from bad leadership and poor policies. The statesmen added that the government must not take Nigerians for granted, as the security and socioeconomic situations of the country were deteriorating. At the programme which held ...

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Nigeria Not Fair To Ndigbo, Northern Elders Lament

Northern elders under the umbrella of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEEPD) have expressed concern over alleged maltreatment meted out on the people of the South-East in the scheme of things. While promising to support the region in future elections, the elders persuaded them to be law-abiding and support the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to achieve ...

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2023: Join APC, Ohanaeze Youths Urge South-East Governors

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, has urged governors of the South-East to join the ruling All Progressives Congress. The group said it was apparent that the Peoples Democratic Party did not have the region’s best interests at heart, and as such, there was no need for leaders of the zone to continue to work  with the main opposition party. The ...

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How Igbo Women Used Petitions To Influence British Authorities During Colonial Rule

Leaders of the Aba women’s protest against a tyranical warrant chief in Nigeria in 1929. National Museum of Unity, Nigeria Bright Alozie, West Virginia University Selected petitions and written correspondence between Igbo women and British officials between 1892 and 1960 shed fresh light on how women navigated male-dominated colonial institutions and structures of the time. African women acted in varied ...

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Igbo Owe Buhari Eternal Gratitude, Says Arthur Eze

Billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, on Sunday said Ndigbo owed President Muhammadu Buhari eternal gratitude for what he called the massive provision of economic and infrastructural facilities in the South-East geopolitical zone. He said Igbo benefitted more under his regime,   adding that Buhari had become a hero in the area for religiously executing projects like Akanu Ibiam International Airport and ...

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