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Stella Oduah Says APGA Can Turn South-East Into Land of Gold

Stella Oduah: “The Igbo have no time for frivolous politics; they are not interested in any politics that does not guarantee the safety of their business, communities and lives. Also, the argument that the Igbo are not politically aware fails when it is interrogated in the crucible of history. The Igbo ran a republican system of government, where the highest form of politicking took place, before the incursion of the British.” Read more…

Igbo 'Isi Ewu' Delicacy

Igbo ‘Isi Ewu’ Delicacy

If you are visiting the eastern part of the country and looking to have a taste of this palatable, you may want to lodge at hotels such as The Gate Luxury Apartment, Enugu; Finotel Classy Hotel, Awka; Luxury City Royale, Aba, whose chefs are skilled in preparing the delicacy. Read more…

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Igbo Presidency, Orji Uzor Kalu and the True Shape of Shame

In his usual lust for power just for the sake of it, Orji Uzor Kalu had declared that “We (the Igbo) don’t need any other thing than the office of the President”. This assertion is so wrong that it exposes Kalu as a man who lacks the basic understanding of “The Trouble with Nigeria” (apologies to the literary icon, late Chinua Achebe). Read more…

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Enugu New Yam Festival Events

The aim of the Enugu New Yam Festival is to officially present the newly harvested yams to God and the ancestors of the land. The festival is also an avenue to thank God for sustaining the life of the farmers, the indigenes of the land and the farm product (yam) through a successful planting season. Read more…

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Igbo Ladies Are The Most Loving Marriage Partners

Seriously, most Yoruba men would not even dare go to Yoruba ladies above them asking her in marriage unless they wanna hia wod! If they dare, you can be sure none of the ladies would be on the level of Igbo ladies that would marry down; but only to Igbo men. By the time ladies are well educated, they must have established some relationships while in school; though others may miss out. In that case, these ladies would rather stake their chances on good education. Read more…

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Things Fall Apart By Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe’s critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa’s cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late 1800s, Things Fall Apart explores one man’s futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order. Read more…

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Political Alliance Of Southern States For 2019: Igbo As President And Yoruba As VP

For 2019, it’s not going to be predictable like before. It has become politically imperative for the Southern States – South West, South East, South South plus Kogi, Kwara, and Middle Belt – to unite and form an alliance to save this dying nation. The alliance will be for common agenda for purposes of contesting 2019 presidential elections with a joint ticket of a younger generation of Igbo as presidential candidate and Yoruba as the vice-president that will clear election thresholds. Read more…

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Biography & Profile

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Biography and Profile

Odumegwu Ojukwu, in full Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (born November 4, 1933, Zungeru, Nigeria—died November 26, 2011, London, England), Nigerian military leader and politician, who was head of the secessionist state of Biafra during the Nigerian civil war. Ojukwu was the son of a successful Igbo businessman. Read more…

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History and Historic Events

Biafra: The History

Igbos doubted that Nigeria’s oppressive military government would allow them to develop, or even survive, so on May 30, 1967, Lieutenant Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu and other non-Igbo representatives of the area established the Republic of Biafra, comprising several states of Nigeria. After diplomatic efforts by Nigeria failed to reunite the country, war between Nigeria and Biafra broke out in July 1967. Read more…

Muhammadu Buhari in Ebonyi State
Nigeria News and Factual

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech in Ebonyi State (Full Text)

President Muhammadu Buhari said: “I am also grateful to the people of Ebonyi as well as the South East traditional rulers, who today, bestowed on me traditional titles. To the Ndi Ebonyi, I am ENYIOMA 1 (Good Friend) and to the South East, I am OCHIOHA OF NDIGBO. I thank you for this honour and kind gesture. My presence here today is a demonstration of our strong belief in the unity of Nigeria. As the most populous country in Africa, with over 300 ethnic groups, our diversity is almost unique among nations.” Read more…

Muhammadu Buhari in Ebonyi State
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Muhammadu Buhari Takes Center Stage in Ebonyi State

President Muhammadu Buhari said N10 billion had been earmarked in the 2018 budget for the Enyimba Industrial Park and the Nnewi Auto Park which he said would be implemented in collaboration with the states and the private sector. Buhari also disclosed that payments to ex-Biafran police officers had commenced 17 years after they were pardoned, adding that an upgrade of the Umuahia Diagnostic Centre in Abia State was in the pipeline. Read more…