Tag Archives: Ohanaeze

Call To Arms: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Others Express Support For Masari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has come under scurrilous attack for allegedly failing to secure the lives and properties of the Nigerians. Reacting to the Katsina Governor, Bello Masari’s admonition to his people on Tuesday to acquire arms and defend themselves against bandits, the Ohanaeze, the Afenifere, the Middle Belt Forum (MBLF) and other prominent Nigerians, criticised the All Progressives Congress ...

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Restructuring: Afenifere, NEF, Ohanaeze, PANDEF Tackle Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under scathing criticisms over his position on restructuring. His comment which stirred the hornets’ nest was made at the launch of the Kudirat Abiola Sabon Gari Peace Foundation in Zaria, Kaduna State, at the weekend, where he berated advocates of restructuring. “And again those who are discussing restructuring, my question is, what are you going to ...

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Ohanaeze To Meet With Northern Elders Over Insecurity

Worried by the alarming insecurity in South East and  Nigeria in general, Chairman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council of Elders, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has disclosed that he is spearheading a meeting of the northern elders and Ohanaeze Ndigbo to fashion out a solution to the problems. Iwuanyanwu, while describing the unfolding events in the country as extremely shocking and completely beyond any expectation and ...

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Anger Over Anti-Igbo Sentiments Expressed By Ex-Buhari Aide

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has dismissed as childish a statement credited to a former Special Assistant to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), on Assembly Matters, Abdurrahman Sumaila. The former Presidential aide had in a statement in Kano, on Thursday claimed that, “no right-thinking Nigerian will support an Igbo presidential candidate in 2023.” Spokesman for Ohanaeze, ...

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Shoot-On-Sight, Another Ploy To Commit Genocide In South-East — Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has raised the alarm over the ‘shoot-on-sight’ order given to soldiers against dissenting Igbo youths, warning it was an order for another pogrom and genocide.  President General of Ohanaeze, Prof. George Obiozor, in a statement, yesterday,  admonished the Federal Government to refrain from the use of force in resolving national crisis.   He also flayed the government for the pattern ...

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Ohanaeze, South-East Govs Ready For Regional Security

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the South-East governors have concluded plans to launch a regional security outfit. This was contained in a communiqué of a meeting convened by the Igbo organisation, the first since the inception of George Obiozor as president general, in Owerri, at the weekend. According to the communiqué, Ohanaeze frowned on the rate Igbo were ...

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We’ll Not Succumb To Distractions, Says Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, said it would not succumb to any form of distraction, especially by those it described as impostors. National Publicity Secretary of the body, Chief Alex Ogbonnia, who said that the George Obiozor-led leadership was focused and determined to make remarkable impacts on the lives of Igbo given the current situation they found themselves in Nigeria, decried ...

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APC Congratulates Obiozor On Emergence As Ohanézè Ndígbo President-General

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has congratulated former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America, Prof. George Obiozor, on his election as the new President-General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanézè Ndígbo. In a statement made available to NewsProbe by Sen. John J. Akpan Udoedehe, National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), the ...

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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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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, PANDEF, Others Kick As Northern Leaders Say #EndSARS Targeting Regime Change

Northern leaders, including state governors and traditional rulers,  on Monday met in  Kaduna, where they condemned #EndSARS protests. Their positions on the protests  were  contained in a communiqué issued after the  meeting  and  read by the Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong. In the communiqué, the northern leaders, who alleged that separatists hijacked ...

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