Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Basil Onwukwe

9 Mar
• Urges Igbo to vote against godfatherism, patronage against country, S’East The World Igbo Congress (WIC) said it is determined to work with all democratic institutions in the world to expose anyone involved in fraud during the last presidential and National Assembly elections. The Public Relations Officer of WIC, Basil Onwukwe, made this known in…
2 Nov 2021
World Igbo Congress (WIC) has called on the Federal Government to de-escalate the tension in the South East and demonstrate a genuine desire to conduct free and fair elections in Anambra State to improve the country’s political and economic development.
28 Jan 2021
World Igbo Congress (WIC) has reiterated the need for the establishment of Eastern Security Network (ESN) to stop the array of insecurity bedeviling the South-East zone of the country.
12 Jul 2020
The Congress, through a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Hon. Basil Onwukwe, reiterated its unflinching support to Ohanaeze Ndigbo, under the leadership of Nnia Nwodo for his dedicated service to Ndigbo.
16 Jun 2019
World Igbo Congress has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘next level’ agenda would bring about regional resistance of greater proportion, if he failed to shun nepotism and regional segregation. In a statement by Basil Onwukwe, Public Relations Officer, the body said: “The integrity myth is over. The reign of politics of primordial ethnocentrism could no longer…
26 May 2019
The Public Relations Officer of World Igbo Congress, Basil Onwukwe, has blamed the Federal Government for the plight of citizens...
3 Mar 2019
The Executive of World Igbo Congress has declared that the yawning disparity between collated numbers at polling stations and those declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja makes the just concluded elections ‘a sham of the worst order.’ The body said the exercise was a brazen subversion of the people’s will, and…
27 Jan 2019
The World Igbo Congress (WIC) has said it is alarmed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension and replacement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
2 Sep 2018
The World Igbo Congress has issued a stern warning to the Federal Government to immediately stop what they termed the unwarranted and unnecessary killings of Igbo youths, under the guise of operations python dance.


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Tein Jack-Rich, the frontline presidential aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Sen. George Akume and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over their appointments as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chief of Staff (COS) to the President respectively. Akume and Gbajabiamila's appointments were announced on Friday by President…