Photo Credit: Google Ohanaeze Reacts To IPOB's Sit-at-home Order Photo Credit: SaharaReporters The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has kicked against the one-week sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The members of the proscribed group had threatened that they would direct that there should a one-week sit-at-home protest in the South-East if their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was not released forthwith.
The agitation for the Igbo Presidency has always been making headlines in Nigeria ever since the Ohanaeze Ndigbo claimed that Igbo people, who are one of the most important tribes in Nigeria, deserve to produce President Buhari's successor more than any other tribe in Nigeria. Furthermore, many politicians in Nigeria who see no reason for this kick against it with the claim that zoning is not in our constitution and many powerful countries that we follow in the world don't practice zoning of the presidency.
Ahead of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, different zones have been agitating to produce the next president of the country and take over from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. The southeast zone has been agitating for the zoning of the 2023 presidency for the Igbos to produce the President of Nigeria for the first time after the return of democracy in 1999.
Why Is Gov Umahi Insisting On Igbo Presidency Whereas Uzodinma Had Stated That APC Isn't Interested?
Following the increasing demand for an Igbo presidency by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo apex group ahead of the upcoming 2023 presidential election, the able governor of Ebonyi State, Sir Dave Umahi has come out in a recent publication from Daily Post to narrate how Igbos so much want to be part of Nigeria.
Agitation for Secession is one of the most discussed issues in Nigeria, with a small group of people in Nigeria's South West regions agitating for the Oodua nation. Even after the federal government vowed to maintain Nigeria's unity and issued numerous warnings to these people to embrace the one Nigeria, many of them continue to demonstrate disobedience in which they rally around protesting for their imaginary country, provoking the federal government to play a significant role in how one of their leaders, Sunday Igboho, was arrested in Benin Republic.
The 2023 presidential election is less than two years in Nigeria, different zones have been agitating to produce President Muhammadu Buhari's successor. Southeast is one of the zones that have been agitating for the 2023 presidency. The zone wants to be given the chance to produce the president of Nigeria for the first time after the return of democracy in 1999.
Today's Headlines:Nigerians Love Buhari Like Bees Love Honey-Femi, Ohanaeze Laments On S/East Crisis
Photo Credit: Google Nigerians Love Buhari Like Bees Love Honey- Femi Photo Credit: People's Gazette Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is an honest man. Whatever he tells you, please take it serious. You can even take it to the bank, as it’s a cheque that will never bounce.
DSS flies actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja, bars family visitation The Department of State Services has flown veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu, to Abuja as part of investigations for promoting Biafra and allegedly inciting members of the public. Agu was first arrested by the Nigerian Army on October 7, 2021, around Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State, for wearing a Biafra outfit while distributing bread and other items to the poor.
Ahead of the upcoming 2023 presidential election, the Chairman of PDP's Board of Trustees (BoT), Walid Jibrin has come out recently to declare the stand of PDP on the ongoing debate about zoning. Photo Credit: Daily Post Recall that a form of political scuffles had set in between the Northern governors and their Southern counterparts lately after they (Northern governors) insisted that they wouldn't be compelled, or coerced to relinquish power to the South following the stance of the Southern governors that the 2023 presidency must be zoned to the region.
The pan Igbo socio-political organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the pan Yoruba Socio-cultural organisation Afenifere, have replied a presidential aide, Femi Adesina after he reportedly compared President Muhammadu Buhari to Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo. While replying Femi Adesina, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Jare Ajayi, described the comparison that was made by Adesina as mischievous and mistaken.
Igbo leaders are in a fresh move to secure the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, according to a report. Several Igbo leaders have noted that the appearance of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu before the Federal High Court is a relief and will reduce the crisis in the southeast region of the country.
Ahead of the 2023 election, which is getting closer by the day, many people and politicians have been debating and attempting to draw the public's attention to the heinous things they will do if they are given the opportunity to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Let us recall that earlier this year, Doyin Okupe, the special adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, stated that if the insecurity did not cease by 2023, he would run for president in 2023, and that if elected, he would deal and end it within two years.
As the 2023 presidential election is getting closer every day, the zoning of the presidency has always been making the headlines in Nigeria's newspapers. The Southern Governor proposes that Nigeria's two major political parties should allocate the presidential ticket to southerners to balance the equation, as the current president, who will complete his tenors in 2023, is a northerner.
Three Pieces of Advice Joe Igbokwe Offered To Ohanaeze, FG, And Igbo Youths That They Should Take Seriously.
Following the insecurity in the South East and many issues that are causing reactions and arguments between the people of the southern and northern parts of Nigeria. The special aide to the Lagos Governor, Joe Igbokwe, has directed three pieces of advice to the federal government of Nigeria, the Ohanaeze, and the many Igbo youths which they need to take seriously for peace to reign in our lovely country.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo can actually help to stop the persistent orders being given to Igbo people. The orders have seriously hampered the development of the five states in southeast and even the forthcoming Anambra election is under some possible threats. The sociocultural organisation can step in to help to stop the issue.
The popular Igbo sociocultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide announced this week that governors in the area, the national assembly caucus, and all Igbo leaders are ready for genuine dialogue with the Federal Government on a slew of issues confronting the Igbo people and the country as a whole. The Igbo-led organization also requested President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, is hauled before the court on Thursday, October 21,
Igboho Dares Malami To Name Lawmaker-Financier Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspaper Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, on Friday, dared Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice to mention the name of the federal lawmaker that he alleged was his financier.
Ohanaeze Calls For Ceasefire. The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, has appealed to the restive youths in the South-East region to de-escalate tension for a period of one month. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria In a statement issued Wednesday morning by the OYC President-General, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, he called for a one-month ceasefire by the restive youths.
Ahead of the upcoming 2023 presidential election, it's no longer news that the Igbos have long been advocating for Igbo presidency as they believe that this very opportunity would be a breakthrough for them, considering the fact that they are yet to produce a president from the region ever since Nigeria returned to democratic rule.
What Ohanaeze Said After Dokpesi Claimed That ”No Southern Politician Could Win Presidency For PDP”.
As the 2023 presidential election approaches, one of the most hotly debated issues in Nigeria is the rotation of the presidency, in which many northern and southern groups and politicians refuse to back down for themselves. However, Raymond Dokpesi, the Chairman of Daar Communications Ltd, stated that no south-east or southern candidate can ever become president of Nigeria under the People's Democratic Party in 2023, because many of them are not well known and cannot get adequate support from the north.