Why Nigeria needs local translators
I strongly believe that critical thinking can transform society, so I was captivated when I recently came across the National Policy on Education...
Igbo lawyers demand probe of bomb scare on Nwodo’s country home
Igbo lawyers under the aegis of Otu Oka-Iwu (Law Society) have expressed “shock and dismay” on the bombing of the country-home of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo. In a solidarity message to the Ohanaeze helmsman signed by the President of the law society, Chief Chuks Ikokwu, the lawyers described the…
Ambode is a detribalised Nigerian, says Igbo group
The Igbo people in Lagos have described Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as a detribalised Nigerian committed to the development of the state. The spokesman of the group, Dr. Innocent N. Nwankwo, revealed this when he led members of Igbo community for the endorsement of Ambode’s second term and inauguration of the Women Forum…
A Brief Profile Of The Igbo People Of Jamaica
Wah gwaan bredrin, everyting ire? Ever heard the word “red ibo” in Jamaica? Your suspicion is true, “red ibo” was used to refer to the Igbo slaves in Jamaica because of their light skin. Jamaica witnessed the influx of the Igbo race between 1790 and 1809 during the transatlantic slave trade. The modern Igbo race dwelt in the…
Gov. Bagudu donates N10m to Igbo community in Kebbi
Kebbi Government said it had donated N10 million donation to the Igbo community as part of its contribution to boost existing cultural affinity with other ethnic nationalities in the state. A statement by Alhaji Abubakar Muazu, Press Secretary to the governor in Birnin Kebbi on Monday in Birnin Kebbi, said the donation was also to…
The Igbo nation
This may be true but it’s not the full story. The single narrative story is a dangerous form of propaganda which is designed to deceive, and in this case the young Igbo people seem to have bought the story, hook, line and sinker.
Nigeria sees a surge in separatist sentiment
Nigeria's government is calling for national unity after southerners were given an ultimatum to leave the country's north, triggering renewed calls for independence elsewhere.
To resolve the crises of Nigeria as a nation state
Nigeria’s Post-Colonial Crises and the Civil War of 1967-1970 taught the Nation State of Nigeria the following ...
IPOB accuses Federal Government of working to incite Igbo against Ijaw
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the federal government of working towards causing enmity between the Igbo speaking Biafrans and the Ijaw people.