There have been plethora of reactions to a statement credited to President Muhamadu Buhari during his visit to Imo State. With many people now quoting the president out of context. The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Major General Muhamadu Buhari (retd.) was in Owerri the capital City of Imo State last week to commission some of Governor Hope Uzodinma's projects.
The former deputy senate president, Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, may have opportunities to grab three key political posts in 2023 when the people of the country would participate in another general elections. The powerful federal legislator has become a reference point and it seems he will enjoy some widespread popularity in 2023.
Opinion: Any S'East Gov who fails to attend the S'East Govs meeting today may face the wrath of citizens.
picture.credit.thisday.ng Today is going to be a good day for the rest of the South East people in Nigeria. The South East is bleeding to death without anyone to help. But thank God the leaders have decided to swallow shame and do the long awaited needful by organizing a family emergency meeting, compromising of all the South East Governors, and the leadership of the Ohaneze Ndigbo in Enugu, for discussion on how to save their fathers' land from total elimination from the surface of the earth.
Photo Credit: Google The activities of some bad herdsmen in many parts of Southern Nigeria forced the Southern governors to ban open grazing in all parts of Southern Nigeria. Although this move was criticized heavily by some Northerners, the governors did not, however, stop their decision, they went ahead to set a deadline when states in the Southern region need to implement the decision reached in Asaba, Delta State.
[Opinion] Why the South East traditional rulers are calling on Buhari to end insecurity in the region
picture.credit.collagen.com People should not be complacent about issues that do not directly affect them until they have caught up with them, at which point they should begin to look for possible solutions. In the South East, many eminent Nigerians of Igbo extraction are feeling at home while their houses are on fire.
picture.credit.naijanews It's no longer a new thing that the US government has warned the Nigeria Government not to use the Tucano fighter jets in the South East. The warning comes amid growing agitation from some quarters, who are putting pressure on the FG to declare a state of emergency in the South East.
picture.collage. The vanguard has reported that the youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide has called on the genuine Fulani herdsmen, who have since left the East and parts of Southern Nigeria ahead of the 21st September deadline for open grazing, to return to continue their legitimate business.
picture.credit.dailypost.ng The leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide has declared that September 29th should be a "day of mourning", instead of the "Igbo celebration day" that has been witnessed previously in the past. The reason they gave was that there's nothing to cerebrate because of events that have happened in the East recently.
Bola Tinubu may find it totally impossible or relatively difficult to defeat at least two powerful Igbo Senators if they face each other in the forthcoming general elections. The national leader of the APC may struggle to win the election if he competes with any of the two senators who will be discussed in this article.
Governor Hope Uzodinma. Credit: Guardian. It is no longer news that Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, revealed that his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) is not looking for an Igbo president in 2023. While I strongly believe this is just his personal opinion and not that of the APC, could this statement by the Imo Governor affect his chances of securing a second term in office knowing fully well that prominent Southeast indigenes including the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, have been clamouring that the presidency be zoned to their region in 2023?
The frequency of the operation of Gunmen in the Southeastern states seems not to be reducing as reports of their activities are constantly being heard of. The region has been exposed to more insecurity ever since agitations for secession became more profound. Fabian Onwughalu, a lawyer and former chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Lagos branch who had an encounter with Gunmen who seem to support IPOB narrated his experience to newsmen.
A prominent lawyer named Fabian Onwughalu, a former chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Lagos branch had an encounter with supposed IPOB Agitators, he called them the supporters of Nnamdi Kanu, the self-acclaim leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Onwughalu said the people he met in Anambra that trailed him to Nnewi were heavily armed with sophisticated weapons.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo has slammed Nigeria's Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami over his allegation that the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is responsible for the widespread killings and destruction in some parts of the country.
Chris Ngige is an ace politician who may grab at least one key post out of three that may be available for him. He understands that the current administration would end in 2023 and he will need to step up in his efforts to stay relevant at the regional and national level.
picture.credit.thisaday.ng Last Tuesday saw the Igbo leaders and the South East Governors meeting in Enugu to discuss the end of the sit-at-home regime, the end of unknown gunmen attacks, and the Igbo presidential chances in 2023, since they are the only region in the South without a civilian president since the return of democracy in 1999.
Daily Post reported that the youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural group in the South-East, has now reacted to the alleged attack launched by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN), on a political meeting in Enugu State during the weekend.
Yesterday, the 9th of September 2021 witnessed the visit of President Muhamadu Buhari to Owerri the capital City of Imo State. The president was in the South Eastern State to commission some projected work that had been done by the Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma. One attitude that characterised the visit of the President was ambivalence by the Imo people.
General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. 3 As the 2023 presidential election approaches, many people have been eyeing the South East region, and the Ohaneze Group has also been agitating for power to be shifted to the Igbo people.
Joe Igbokwe. Credit: The Sun. The call by Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, and other prominent political figures from the Southeast, who want the 2023 presidential ticket zoned to their region took a setback today as Joe Igbokwe, an indigene of Anambra State kicked against the call.
Ohaneze ndigbo The Youth section of Ohaneze ndigbo which is the Youth section of Ohaneze ndi Igbo, the Igbo social cultural group has recently stated that an Igbo presidency come 2023 is the only thing that will stop Nigeria from breaking up. Comrade igboayaka.o.Igboayaka in an interview in Owerri stated that the deliverance of Nigeria from the shackles of bad leadership lies in an Igbo presidency come 2023.