Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu set March 31, 1967 as the “D-Day” for the unilateral implementation of the Aburi agreement. But the East did not secede. Instead, it appropriated all federal revenue that came from that part of the country. In the meantime, the Yoruba people were dissatisfied with the presence of troops of Northern origin, that occupied the Western Region, and the decision to recruit Yoruba people into the army, did little to ease those feelings.
Typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever are most common in parts of the world where water and food may be unsafe and sanitation is poor. These places include parts of East and Southeast Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Typhoid fever is a life-threatening bacterial infection that affects organs all over the body.
With evidence that the 2023 presidential election is fast approaching, The available indication has shown that the South East leaders are already clamouring that the APC should zone it's 2023 presidency to the south-East Based on the fact that the outgoing president Buhari is from the North. Recall that the governors of the South East zone had earlier asked all the political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the south-East.
The political battle for the key positions in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently ongoing, as the different regions and geopolitical zones within the party are making a case to secure the position which is of interest to them. For example, the southern region is agitating that the region should produce the next president based on power rotation, while the northern region is stating that power shift is not constitutional and as such, any region can produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari by 2023.
How S/East PDP Caucus played into the hands of a South-Southern governor despite uncovering his plot
The different geopolitical zones in the Peoples Democratic Party are currently making every possible plan to ensure that they present their consensus candidate for the various positions zoned to them. For example, northern region of the party has presented Sen. Ayu as the consensus candidate from the region for the positions of the national chairman of the party.
picture.credit.naijanews.com The situation is becoming dramatic in the South East as the days go by. Things that concern life and death should not be seen as a joking issue. The South East has been in the news for negative reasons for some months, counting down the lane.
A popular Yoruba Activist identified as Sunday Igboho needs urgent medical attention while in Benin Republic Detention center. According to his spokesman identified as Olayomi Koiki, Sunday Igboho needs to receive urgent medical attention from his doctor so that he will remain healthy. Olayomi Koiki, A spokesman to Sunday Igboho called on the government of Benin Republic to grant Sunday Igboho permission to receive urgent medical attention.
"Picture used for illustrative purpose" For promotion cometh neither from the East, nor from the West, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another. Psalm 75:6-7 What does it mean for God to promote you in the midst of your enemies?
Jute leaves can be described as a part of the jute plant mostly cultivated in Asia, middle East and other parts of Africa. It can also be called saluyot, lalo or ewedu depending on the region where it's cultivated. Ewedu is commonly consumed in South West but it's benefits are ignorantly known to many individuals.
The activities of Biafra agitators and gunmen have been causing a lot of problems in the South-East region of Nigeria. The security challenge in the South-East has have led to various reactions as IPOB members and gunmen have continued to cause problems. However, in view of the rising security challenges in the South-East zone, the Nigerian Army, on Monday flagged-off "Exercise Golden Dawn".
The members of the South-East governors forum met in Enugu today to discuss various issues affecting the region as a whole. They were also joined by some selected leaders from the region including traditional rulers.Photo Credit: Channels TV During the meeting, a lot of issues were discused.
Late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe who was well known as the father of Nigerian Nationalism is still immortalized in the country owing to his immeasurable contributions towards the cooperate existence of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Having become the driving force towards the Nation's independence, he served as the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966.
As the most awaited 2023 presidential election fast approaches, people of the southwestern parts of Nigeria are already championing their possible candidate named Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban of Lagos). As the campaigns gets heightened on a daily, do you think Bola Ahmed Tinubu will win the hearts of Northerners before the forthcoming Presidential election?
"S/East May Become Afghanistan", Igbo Group NHI Warns: A Statement That Exposes Unknown Gunmen As The Enemies At Home?
The Ndigbo Historical Initiative (NHI) has condemned the recent spate of attacks in the South-East, warning that a situation similar to that seen in Afghanistan could occur in Igboland. Julie Iregbu-Ihejirika chastised Igbos that celebrated unknown gunmen(UGM) for killings and destruction since 2020.
Why NYSC members should not be deployed to state facing insecurity after the abduction of corp members
It has now been reported how armed bandits have kidnapped members of NYSC who were travelling to their orientation camp in Tsafe LGA of Zamfara on Saturday. The police claim that 2 corps members were forcefully whisked away by the bandits, though some witnesses claim that 6 others were missing from the incident.
On the news today, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has announced that he intentionally chose to stay absent from the meeting of the South-East Governors’ Forum that y took place in Enugu because some of his partners were allegedly funding the recent insecurity in his state. Recall that Anambra was the sole state that was not represented at the meeting since the deputy governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke wasn't also in attendance.
Genesis 25 : 1 - 6. The word of God made us to understand that the people of East countries of world are parts of the descendants of Abraham. When Sarah, the first wife of Abraham died, He married another woman, called Keturah, this woman gave birth to six children for Abraham, mind you, the only begotten son that Sarah gave birth to in her old age was Isaac, called the son of laughter and promise.
What S/West PDP should emulate from the S/East and Northern PDP caucus ahead of National Convention.
Ahead of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, it is obvious the party is using consensus strategy to choose its national leaders. From the northern region, Sen. Ayu has emerged as the consensus candidate for the position of the national chairman after due deliberations, consultations, and lobbying.
In the last 5 years or thereabouts, waist beads have made a glorious return. Women all over Nigeria use them for various reasons, and what began in the East, back in the pre-colonial era, has reemerged to become a fashion statement used to enhance one's beauty.
Photo credit : Opera News (Shatta Wale) Ghanaian dancehall music star - Shatta Wale has being reportedly shot and hospitalized. The incident was said to have happened at East legion and carried out by unknown gunmen leaving the artiste in a critical state. He is said to be receiving treatment at an emergency unit of an unnamed hospital in Accra.