Igbo people

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By Tom Lowman In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70. Jonathan sought to compare the war with the ongoing conflict in Northern Nigeria, and the struggle betw...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Callistus Akanno Statement Made On the Nigeria/Biafra Conflict by His Excellency Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory Coast, On May 9th, 1968, At the Ivory Coast Embassy, Paris. Gentlemen: Since my departure in 1958 from the Government of Debre for Ivory Coast, in the course of several visit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Nnaemeka Onumonu-Uzoaru Re: 2015: Why Power Must Return To the North Greetings Mallam Yusuf Jubril (Dr.) Forgive me if I mistakenly addressed you as Mallam instead of Alhaji. In reference to the thousands of years old adage of the Igbo ancients, ‘Onye na Chi ya – to each his/her spirituality,’ in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 9th, 2014
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Being An Address Presented By Rev Obinna Akukwe on the Occassion of Coloquim in Honour of Ambassador Raph Uwechue, Late President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on the 8th of May, 2014, at Ohanaeze Ndigbo National Secretariat, Park Avenue Enugu The President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Gari Gariwey ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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by Hilda Ifeoma Ifeagwu Former Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu is becoming a brand in making unguarded statements. When you think that he has learnt his lessons and may keep quiet, he explodes like a bomb abandoned by rebels who are on the run. His behavior shows him as a greatly trouble...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...