Nigeria, Biafra And The Animal Farm -- CNN, SkyeNews Analyst, Chido Nwangwu (A Must Read)

Read what Igbo son, learned and revered analyst, Chido Nwangwu wrote about Nigeria and the Biafra agitation spearheaded by Mazi Nnamdi kanu.

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The controversies, excitement, concerns, hopefulness and crises which have followed the activities of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement, Nnamdi Kanu, continue to grow.

Nigeria Police Force Deploys More Personnel To South East For Nnamdi Kanu's Re-Arrest

The Nigeran Poice Force has revealed it has deployed additional personal to the South to both prevent the Independent Peope of Biafra,IPOB from carrying out its threat to boycott and carry out a posible re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, the group's leader.

Speaking to Punch, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said “We have made additional deployments, particularly in Anambra State, because of the upcoming governorship election and also to other South-East and South- South states to ensure that IPOB did not actualise its threat of stopping the election.

Reason You Should Always Stand Tall As An Igbo!

Emeka Maduewesi writes...

My kids are more than of average heights for their respective ages. In all group photographs with their peers, they try to shrink so they will be of same height with others. I told them that this was unacceptable. I exhorted them to always stand tall, upright to their true heights.

My daughter, a very compassionate 10 year old, explained that she stoops so that others will not feel small. She would not want to injure their feelings. My son nodded in affirmation.

Rochas Okorocha Must Be Impeached Imo State Community Leaders Insist, Give Reasons

Heads of the communities in all the three senatorial districts in Imo state have pressured the House of Assembly of the state to immediately commence the impeachment process of governor Rochas Okorocha.

According to the leaders who protested the recent demolition of the Ekeukwu market used to be known as Ogwumabiri market which led to the death of many including a 10-year old boy while many others were injured, by wearing black clothes, Okorocha has turned himself into a tyrant with his mode of governance

Quest To Arrest Nnamdi Kanu: A Joke Stretched Too Far -- John Danfulani, Ph.D (A Must Read)

On 25th August,2017,the Attorney General of the federation(AGF) Mr.Abubakar Malami(SAN) wrote a memoir to Hon. Justice Binta Nyako beseeching the judge to revoke the bail the lordship granted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) on 25th April,2017. AGF MaLami pretended to pillar his irredentist-inspired memoir on Mazi Kanu’s violation of his bail conditions.

See The Epic Response A Nigerian Twitter User Gave President Buhari On Twitter.

A Twitter user gave a witty resonse to President Muhammadu Buhari on his tweet where he complained of inherenting a failed economy from the past adminstration of Former President Goodluck Jonathan. 

The Twitter user who apparently was infuriated by the tweet, subtly bashed President Buhari with an analogy with the Real Madrid coach who inherited a nearly collapsed team from the former Coach, Rafael Benitez yet went ahead to win the Champions league in same season and has since won multiple of trophies with same set of players.

See their tweets above.

Mass Killing Averted In Imo State As Both Pro And Anti-Rochas Groups Clash Over Ekweukwu Market Demolition

What could have turned into a bloodbath was averted yesterday as some groups in Imo state who were in support and against the demolition of the Ekeukwu Market in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

Recall the demolition of the popular market as directed by the governor, Rochas Okorocha which was carried out few days back saw to  the death of some persons including a 10 year old boy with several others injured.

The renewed clash of both groups continued yesterday and safe the intervention of security forces, would have led to a bloodbath.

It's Baseless, The Request Of The AGF To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu's Bail -- Chuks Nwachukwu Argues

From a legal point of view, the request of the AGF to revoke Kanu's bail has no basis. I suppose that the request is in the form of an application to the trial court. Some other persons said it is in the form of an appeal. I am yet to see the court processes. I will assume that it is an application to the court where Kanu is standing trial.

Umu Igbo In London Rock "Isi Agu" Traditional Attire At The Iri-Ji Festival In London

The breathtaking pictures above depict our handsome umu afọ Igbo in London during their "Iri-ji (New Yam Festival)."

The event which was organised by the Igbo Connect ans Support Network, ICSN, in London, saw huge turn out with the attendees rocking the "Isi Agu," Igbo traditional attire, to celebrate our cultural heritage and tradition.

Chukwu gozie unu nke ọma...umu nne anyi.

Nnamdi Kanu, His Father, In An Ongoing Meeting With South Eastern Governors

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is in a meeting with governors of the South Eastern region in the company of his father, His Royal Highness, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu.

The meeting which is said to be holding inside the Enugu state Government House was scheduled to discuss the planned election boycott by the IPOB. 

UNN Shuns JAMB Cut-Off Mark, Releases Its Own And Post UTME Date

First Nigerian Indigenous University, University of Nigeria (Nsukka and Enugu Campuses), UNN, has set its cut-off mark at 200 as usual. 

This is after the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, had set its cut-off mark for the 2017/208 at 120.

According to a statement the school management, applicants to the school are advised to "continue to check the school's website for further information."

The statement read:

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
August 25, 2017

The Issue Of "Igbo Have Victim Complex"

Mbe Nwaniga began

When some Nigerians say that the Igbo have victim complex,victim mentality or other fancy words we often hear,what exactly do they mean?

I have been wanting some education on this for a long time.

In my understanding of Nigeria,I would say the Igbo had a totally different experience in Nigeria than any other ethnic group.It is expected therefore that their attitude to Nigeria would be totally different too.Whst I don't understand however is the claim that they have victim complex.

Federal Government Making Noise Over Plan To Re-Arrest Nnamdi Kanu.

Former Lawmaker in the Second Republic, Junaid-Mohammed has lashed out at the Federal government over their plan to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

According to him, the federal government's plan is mere "noise making" and does not portend any seriousness. 

Photos: Mikel, Moses, Onazi, Others Hit Uyo For World Cup Qualifier Clash Against Cameroon

Exactly 23 Super Eagles players touched down at Uyo for the much awaited 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Friday.

The players who as at the time of this report are in camp include skipper Mikel Obi, Daniel Akpeyi, Dele Alampasu, Ola Aina, Mikel Agu, Ahmed Musa, Ogenyi Onazi, Odion Ighalo, Tyronne Ebuehi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Elderson Echiejile, William Troost-Ekong, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi, Chidozie Awaziem and  Ikechuckwu Ezenwa‎.

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