Ohanaeze Ndigbo urges calm, patience, mobilises support for Atiku/Obi
National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo youth wing worldwide, Arthur Uchenna Obiorah, has urged Igbo youths to remain calm and persevere until they fulfill their electoral mandate.
Historicism of Ohanaeze Ndigbo political endorsements
Of the three ethnic groups whose political preferences swing the electoral votes at the national level, the Igbo lack the political infrastructure to mainstream that choice. The other two groups, Hausa/Fulani and Yoruba have some semblance of unified centralized structure to hoist their choices. The Igbo, prior to British conquest and subjugation and eventual amalgamation…
Northern elders, PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Middle Belt adopt Atiku
Leaders and elders of all geopolitical zones in the country yesterday reached a major political consensus to back Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The groups, Northern Elders Forum; Pan Niger Delta Development Forum (PANDEF); Afenifere; Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Middle Belt Forum and Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) resolved that Atiku is the…
Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, NEF, PANDEF endorse Atiku
Several regional socio-cultural groups across Nigeria including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum have endorsed the People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 Presidential elections. The groups came together in at a meeting held at Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, on Sunday. At…
‘Obiano should apologise to Nwodo over unguarded comment’
The Izu-Umunna Cultural Association of Nigeria (IUCAN), a Think Tank of Igbo people worldwide has advised Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano to apologise to President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo and the entire Igbo people over his unguarded comments.
2019, a defining moment for Ndigbo, says Ohanaeze
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said the 2019 presidential polls would be fought like a “war to change the status of Ndigbo in Nigeria.”
Ohanaeze constitution altered to endorse Atiku/Obi, says VON DG
Director-general of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has accused Ohanaeze Ndigbo of altering the constitution of the socio-cultural body to endorse the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidates for the February 16 general election. Ohanaeze had, last Thursday, made public its preference for PDP’s Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the presidency by…
Anambra government rejects Atiku / Obi endorsement
The Anambra State government has rejected the purported endorsement issued to the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Chief Peter Obi by the socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Igbo leaders in APC lambast Ohanaeze, says Atiku’s endorsement a charade
Prominent Igbo leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have described the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...
Ohanaeze Ndigbo meets, endorses Atiku/Obi ticket
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday ended weeks of speculation on the 2019 presidential project as it resolved to support the aspiration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi. At a well-attended Ime Obi meeting in Enugu, the group said the decision was based…