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Odumegwu Ojukwu

11 May 2021
As a nation of over 250 million people, Nigeria is a breeding ground for gifted radicals who are unique in their own ways.
24 Jan 2020
Fifty years ago, a devastating civil war that killed more than one million people in Nigeria came to an end. Most of those who lost their lives in what became known as the Nigerian Civil War died from fighting...
24 Nov 2019
I actually spent the day at home. And though I interacted with my siblings on that day, I mostly spent the day in solitary reflection on what his life meant to me, to Ndigbo, and to the nation. His was a life of service, of sacrifice...
25 Jun 2019
Igbo leaders will today meet in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State to begin move for the nation’s presidency in 2023. To this end, the first state chapter of the South East for Presidency 2023 Movement would be inaugurated at the Women Development Centre (WDC) to be graced by distinguished religious, traditional, political and social actors. Former Minister…
13 Feb 2019
The Atiku /Obi Campaign Council has urged the electorate to stamp out tyranny, insecurity and hunger in the country by voting out President Buhari in this weekend’s polls. Its chairman and immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, made the appeal in a statement yesterday in Ado Ekiti by his media aide,…
17 Jun 2018
In the world over, countries strive to protect natural heritage sites and historical relics. They keep their condition as close to pristine as possible. But this is not the case with one of Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu...
16 Nov 2017
There are rumblings and political dysfunction in nearly all lands leading to agitations of all kinds.
25 Sep 2017
On May 30, 1967, the Military Governor of Eastern Region, Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu pulled the region out of Nigeria and called it Biafra. A few hours later, General ordered his arrest which eventually led to a civil war.
16 Sep 2017
During Odumegwu Ojukwu’s time after the war, the Igbo felt they were not treated fairly though there was a declaration that there was no victor, no vanquished, but the position of the government so far did not indicate that.
7 Sep 2017
What Odumegwu-Ojukwu failed to achieve, a million Nnamdi Kanu cannot achieve. Nnamdi Kanu is on a futile trip. Of course, Nigeria cannot be allowed to continue on its shameful path where truth and justice are asunder.
11 Jul 2017
The British-Nigerian director of Radio Biafra; whose bid to resurrect the 50-year-old dispute was initially dismissed by most Nigerians as an agitation, gained notoriety when he was arrested by the Nigerian Department of State Service DSS in 2015.
14 Jun 2017
Recent political developments in the country have further accentuated our diverse fault-lines and confirmed even to the outside world that the chord of our so-called national unity is yet fragile, very fragile. 


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