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Igbo Presidency: Why Some Nigerians Are Skeptical About It

There have been clamouring for Nigeria to produce a president of Igbo extraction since the emergence of the new democratic dispensations in 1999. But the clamours seems to be louder since President Buhari won election for the second term in office. With Buhari's eight years in office, the North would have had their turn on the nation's seat of power for 8 years paving the way for the South. And among the three geopolitical zones in the Southern Nigeria, only the South-east has not produced Nigerian president.

  2 years ago ago
Igbo Presidency: Why Some Nigerians Are Skeptical About It

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Opinion: Urging The American Government Not To Sell Arms To Nigeria Would Increase Crime Activities

I was going through a news article online where the Nigerian Indigenous National Alliance for Self-determination called on the Governments of the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Germany, and other top European and Western Countries to impose heavy sanctions on the Nigerian Government for undermining democracy and continuously abusing human rights.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Urging The American Government Not To Sell Arms To Nigeria Would Increase Crime Activities

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Meet The Professor Elected To Lead The 40 Million Igbo People World-Wide

Former Nigerian ambassador to the United States, Israel, and Cyprus, Prof. George Obiozor, has emerged President General of the Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Obiozor will replace Chief Nnia Nwodo.   George Obiozor, a Professor of Political Science, is a native of Awo-Omamma in Imo state.  Obiozor emerged in an election held at Dan Anyim stadium in Owerri, the Imo state capital, on Sunday.  George Obiozor was born on August 15, 1942. He was a professor and diplomat. He was the Nigerian Ambassador

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Professor Elected To Lead The 40 Million Igbo People World-Wide

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Chikwuemeka Ezeife: Blasts Factional Group for Demanding Ohaneze Leaders' Arrest

According to Punch Newspapers, "Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has blasted the splinter newly registered Ohanaeze group for calling for the arrest of former and current leaders of the mainstream Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Chief Nnia Nwodo". Ohanaeze Ndigbo is an apex Igbo socio-cultural group in Nigeria. The group represents all Igbo communities within and outside Nigeria. Igbos by census, represent one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.  The factional group of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, led by Basil

  2 years ago ago
Chikwuemeka Ezeife: Blasts Factional Group for Demanding Ohaneze Leaders' Arrest

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Ohanaeze: Only one of 37 police commissioners is Igbo

Only one out of 37 commissioners of police recently appointed is Igbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has revealed. This revelation is contained in a statement released by Chief Emeka Attamah, the Special Adviser on media to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo. Chief John Nnia Nwodo is a Nigerian lawyer, economist, and minister. He serves as 9th President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The Ohanaeze ndi Igbo leader decried the situation, and demand that their

  1 year ago ago
Ohanaeze: Only one of 37 police commissioners is Igbo

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Today's Headlines: Buhari reacts to death of Joe Nwobodo, Osinbajo tells Uzodinma

You didn't become a Governor because of smartness- Osinbajo tells Hope Uzodinma Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has told Hope Uzodinma that he did not emerge as Governor of Imo State because he is the smartest as some people may believe.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari reacts to death of Joe Nwobodo, Osinbajo tells Uzodinma

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The Good and bad that happened during Nnia Nwodo's tenure as the leader of Ohanaeze ndigbo

On 10 January 2021, Nnia Nwodo took his seat as the leader of the Ohaneze Ndigbo group. His term which began in January 2017, came to an end as the party held in Owere on Sunday (10/1/2021) elected George Obiozor as the successor to the presidency. As some people look in the mirror to see what the Obiozor government will look like, BBC Igbo looks at what Ohaneze did during Nwodo. 1) An Igbo representative speaker in house of assembly, Nnia Nwodo was the leader of the Ohaneze group at the time. When Ohaneze Ndigbo

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The Good and bad that happened during Nnia Nwodo's tenure as the leader of Ohanaeze ndigbo

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Opinion: Did Nnia Nwodo Speak the Minds of the Igbos on the Appointment of New Service Chiefs?

Following the appointment of new service chiefs, the immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo expressed shock and disappointment at President Buhari’s blatant disdain for the Igbos. Nwodo did not fail to draw on the fact that the President’s action is one too many. According to Sahara Reporters online, Nwodo said “Gen Buhari, thanks for making us in Igboland feel, once more, that we are not fit to head any of the security services”. The omission of South Easterners from the list

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Did Nnia Nwodo Speak the Minds of the Igbos on the Appointment of New Service Chiefs?

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Check Out What He Said About Nnia Nwodo Yesterday

Tribalism in Nigeria today is an entity and a phenomenon which has done greater harm than good to Nigerians, if at all it has done any good. Hatred for people of a different tribe has been a common thing among many Nigerians, but is this the way it ought to be? Definitely not! Among the Igbos, there's a popular assumption and belief that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar hates the Igbos, which is a very false assumption. This assumption has been because of a conception that Atiku did nothing for the Igbos during his time

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Check Out What He Said About Nnia Nwodo Yesterday

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OPINION : Who Will Be The Next President In Nigeria's 2023 Presidential Elections?

Although 2023 Presidential Elections in Nigeria is still two years away,it has been observed that some aspirants and interested geo-political zones have raised their game in a bid to clinch the choice.One zone that has been at the forefront in the quest is the southeast zone,which is telling whoever cares to listen that it is the turn of the zone to produce the next president of the country.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION : Who Will Be The Next President In Nigeria's 2023 Presidential Elections?

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Ohaneze Ndi Igbo Presidential Election Holds Jan 11, 2021 In Owerri

The presidential election of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo will take place in Owerri, on January 11, 2021. Imo State is expected to produce the next President of the organization in line with the rotation principle of the organization. This is as reports emerged that the adopted consensus candidate of the state for the presidency of Ohaneze Ndi Ibo, George Obiozor slumped and collapsed at an emergency Ime Obi meeting of the Ohaneze Ndi Igbo held on Sunday in Enugu. INNONEWS was informed that the meeting was called off to

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Ohaneze Ndi Igbo Presidential Election Holds Jan 11, 2021 In Owerri

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See Photos As Professor George Emerges New President-General Of Ohaneze Ndigbo

A new executive of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide has been sworn in to pilot affairs of the region for the next dispensation. The election took place during an extraordinary national convention held at the Sam Anyiam stadium Owerri, Imo State. In a valedictory speech, the immediate past President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. Nnia Nwodo thanked leaders and people of the region for their solidarity with his administration. Dr. Nwodo while advising detractors to sheath their sword and toe the path of peace, called

  1 year ago ago
See Photos As Professor George Emerges New President-General Of Ohaneze Ndigbo

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Presidency Explains Why An Igbo Was Not Included In The Newly Appointed Service Chiefs

Recall that after President Buhari announced the names of the newly appointed Service Chiefs last week Tuesday, which did not include any Igbo man or woman, many people has expressed shock and disappointment at President Muhammadu Buhari’s exclusion of Igbo in the appointment of the new Service Chiefs. In particular, the immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo had insinuated that Buhari’s action was an obvious expression of disdain for the Igbo people and a statement that suggests

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Presidency Explains Why An Igbo Was Not Included In The Newly Appointed Service Chiefs

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How Ohaneze Ndigbo general election was done in Imo State

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo government of Nnia Nwodo has been declared awaiting new elections, The plan was spearheaded by ABC expert Nwosu and backed by Senator Ben Obi. They thanked Nnia Nwodo for his special rule of Ohanaeze Ndigbo during his four years in office, All is well as Ohaneze Ndigbo has begun voting to elect new pilots for another four years at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, Imo state. All the proud people of Igbo land lined up to elect the new leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. These include; Imo State Governor

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How Ohaneze Ndigbo general election was done in Imo State

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Arrest Nnia Nwodo, Others and Stop Ohaneze's Election, Lawyer asks DSS

Ohanaeze Ndigbo is an apex Igbo socio-cultural group in Nigeria. The group represents all Igbo communities within and outside Nigeria. Igbos by census, represent one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.  According to Punch Newspapers, Lawyer asks DSS to stop Ohaneze's Election, Arrest Nwodo, and others. Chief John Nnia Nwodo is a Nigerian lawyer, economist, and minister. He serves as 9th President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The counsel for Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, recently registered

  2 years ago ago
Arrest Nnia Nwodo, Others and Stop Ohaneze's Election, Lawyer asks DSS

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CAN to Take Over Administration of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Conduct Election Within Two Months

The Igbo socio-cultural umbrella body, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has been involved in a saga resulting from it's intension to change leadership. This has generated bad blood among it's members to the extent that the president of the organization has been asked to step aside. He was instructed to hand over the administration of the organization to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), south east zone. According to reports from the chairman of the Christian Association of Igbo Ministers, Solomon Okorie, CAN, will

  1 year ago ago
CAN to Take Over Administration of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Conduct Election Within Two Months

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Igbo Presidency: Anglican, Catholic Bishops join forces with Ohanaeze

Photo used for reference purpose only. The call for Presidency of Igbo extraction by the pinnacle Igbo socio-social association Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has taken another measurement, with both Anglican and Catholic Bishops uniting with the group  The Anglican Archbishop on the Niger and Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Dr Alexander Ibezim, says the Igbo Presidency in 2023 isn't debatable.  Additionally, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, announced that for the unity of the nation, Ndigbo

  1 year ago ago
Igbo Presidency: Anglican, Catholic Bishops join forces with Ohanaeze

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Meet the new President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide.

Last weekend, the Imo state capital, Owerri played host to the entire Igbo ethnic group. The reason for the gathering was the election of the new executives of the Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The venue for the event was the Sam Anyiam Stadium,Owerri. The new executives will take over from the Nnia Nwodo led excos. The election was keenly contested by several top ranking persons of Igbo extraction. At the end of the day, Professor George Obiozor emerged victorious as the new President

  1 year ago ago
Meet the new President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide.

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Why the election for Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader might not hold

The election of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo party in Owere on Sunday, has sparked a lot of controversy and unrest. The first was that the chairman of the General Assembly, Basil Onyeachonam, said he would use the police to arrest any candidate in any state. The explanation was that contesting the party's office was illegal because only one of their leaders had the right to represent the Igbo people in Nigerian law. He also said it was time for elders like Uncle George Obiozor, to relax and give the youth a chance to

  1 year ago ago
Why the election for Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader might not hold

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Ezeife blasts splinter group for advocating Ohanaeze leaders’ arrest

Elder statesman, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife , has blasted the splinter newly registered Ohanaeze group for calling for the arrest of former and current leaders of the mainstream Ohanaeze Ndigbo , led by Chief Nnia Nwodo . The recently set-up Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, led by Basil Onuorah , had said the Nwodo - led Ohanaeze Ndigbo , was operating illegally without registration and certification by law and should be disbanded and its leadership investigated. A lawyer , Amobi Nzelu , on behalf of the new

  2 years ago ago
Ezeife blasts splinter group for advocating Ohanaeze leaders’ arrest