Igbo people

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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Obinna Akukwe     Tobias Idika, the Ohanaeze President of Kano, who was suspected to be poisoned by agents of Boko Haram and state sponsored terrorists, has been slated for burial on the 17 th of April, 2014 at his hometown,  Amuru Abam in  Arochukwu/Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia Sta...
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Mar 21st, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe A delegate to the National Conference and third republic governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife has canvassed for return to regional and parliamentary system of government and a possible tenure extension and shift of election date beyond 2015 to enable the conference take i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2014
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By Christopher Isiguzo, The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday demanded the payment of N2.4 trillion as reparation and restitution from the federal government for the killings, violations, atrocities and injustices against Ndigbo in Nigeria since 1966. Although the zone...
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Feb 17th, 2014
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Written by Obinna Akukwe (profetobinna2@yahoo.com) The crisis between gospel ministers of Igbo extraction especially under the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) is about to end as the foremost Igbo Clergy Group, General Assembly of all Igbo Christian Organizations and Ministers ( GAAICOM) has w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2013
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By Toyin Owoseje, www.ibtimes.co.uk Google has added Nigeria’s three main languages to its Google Translate facility. Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba have been made available on the free automatic language translation service, which uses state-of-the-art technology to translate written text from one lan...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe Ohanaeze Ndigbo met with Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan Monday night at State House, Abuja and discussed issues pertaining to terrorism, insecurity, national conference and poor state of infrastructure in Igbo land. In the address presented by the President General of Ohanaeze...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2013
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*Ezeife, Ezeonwuka, Clerics sues for peace Association of Igbo Youths(AIYO) have alleged that leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike and his cohorts murdered eighteen of their members for failing to return back to MASOB. They alleged...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2013
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By Ngwu Nweze It is not clear whether the gods are to blame, but Senator Chris Ngige, the APC gubernatorial aspirant in the November 16, elections in Anambra State seems to have finally shoved his foot in his own mouth. Senator Ngige made headlines on Tuesday when against better judgement he decided ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Stanley Odera Dr. Chris Ngige today met with senior Igbo Journalists in Lagos. Answering questions on deportation, he said he was the one who asked Fashola to apologize to the Igbos. This is contradictory, because Ngige has all along justified the deportation of 74 of his brothers and sisters sayi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2013
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By Dipo Salimonu The story has been told often enough and is now old: A response from Chief Orji Uzor Kalu to the recent forced removal of some Nigerians from one part of their country to another vexed and caused Chief Femi Fani Kayode to write a series of essays, one of which he termed, […]...