Accordingly to history, the origin of the Igbos in the South East of Nigeria was traced to great Eri from Israel.According to the Bible, Eri was one of the grandsons of Jacob, the man whose name was changed to Israel.He moved down to South-East of Nigeria where he settled.
It was most delightful hearing about governors of the South, comprising of South-East, South-South and South-West, meeting together.Such gathering was long overdue.Since, a journey of a thousand mile starts with one step, hopefully the meeting of Southern governors held at Asaba, in Delta State, is an irreversible step forward for the South.
The 2023 presidential elections may end up being one of the most celebrated and talked-about elections in the history of Nigeria owing to its relevance to the unity and continued peace of this great country.Part of the things which make this election year unique is that if everything goes according to plan, it may end up being the elections that will produce the first democratically elected Nigerian president from the southeast extraction.
"They’re Twisting Buhari's Hands Not To Engage SE Leaders"- Ohanaeze Reacts To New Security Measures
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has issued a warning to President Muhamadu Buhari over the recently approved security plan for the Southeast and South-South region of the country, saying that it might be counter-productive.The Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization during a courtesy visit to Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu, appealed to President Buhari to engage the SE and SS leaders and people of the area in dialogue rather than deploying military to region to carry out the shoot at sight order by the federal government.
The Special Adviser for Drainage and Water Resources to the Lagos State Governor, Joe Igbokwe, has said that a group known as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is behind the killing of security operatives happening in South East Nigeria.He said that in an interview with BBC News Igbo as he answered questions concerning the decisions reached by Southern Nigeria governors in a meeting held in Asaba, Delta State.
Yesterday, a Police Station in Bende Local Government of Abia State was set on fire.This is just one of the many trending stories of attacks on Nigerian police posts happening in Nigeria today.A lot of attacked stations are in South East, and this menace has led to people questioning about those responsible.
Today's Headlines: D'banj Unveils New Female Artiste, FG Plans To Deploy More Military To South East
Here are today's trending news D'banj Unveils News Female Artiste Popular Nigerian Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo fondly known as D'banj, has unveiled a new female Artiste, Feza, to his record label, as reported by Punch.According to Punch, the 'Koko Master' on Thursday, uploaded a photo of the new signee on his verified instagram page to unveil the artiste.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by the youths of the South-East region to release all prisoners that are from Igbo extraction and also remove the Indigenous People of Biafra from the country's list of terrorist groups.This was part of the resolutions from the emergency meeting of South East youth stakeholders in Awka yesterday.
The ongoing attacks in different parts of the country like the South-East and South-South by unknown Gunmen has resulted to many killings and destruction of people & Government properties.This has brought unrest to many residents of such areas as the killings and destruction of properties have left them wandering about looking for a safe place.
Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian socio-political activist and co-covener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement , has reacted to the criticism of the Nigerian senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan who has cautioned southern governors and other elected leaders to stop calling President Muhammadu Buhari for the restructuring of Nigeria.According to Daily post and People's Gazette, it was reported that the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan said that governors must ensure that they restructure their states before calling for restructuring at the federal levels.
Here are today's trending news FG Plans More Military Assets Deployment To South East, South South.The Federal Government has concluded plans to deploy more military assets to South South and South East, as reported by This Day.According to This Day, the decision to deploy military assets to the South South and South East regions, was made in the National Security Council meeting held in Abuja.
Some days ago, Governors of South East, South South and South West geopolitical zones converged in Asaba, the capital city of Delta State and came up with some resolutions for the betterment of southern Nigeria and the country at large.The resolutions are stated below as follows: 1.
Remove IPOB from terrorism list – Ohanaeze youths to Buhari: Youths of the South-East of Nigeria have called on President Buhari to remove the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from the list of terrorist organisations in the country.The youths further said part of the steps towards peace in the region would be the de-proscription of IPOB and the release of any of its members in prison.
Reactions As Police Arrest Two Non-Indigenes Who Are Allegedly Behind The Recent Attacks In Imo State
Imo state and some other South East states have being the centre of violence for months following attacks from some unknown gunmen on Police stations and other security establishment.These attacks have led to loss in lives and properties (Pictures Used For Illustrative Purposes only) According to a report from SaharaReporters, two Northerners who are suspected to be part of those causing these attacks have being arrested by the Imo State Police Command.
At the South-East Igbo Youth Stakeholders meeting held in Awka on Thursday, May 13, 2021, the Igbo youths urged the President Buhari-led government to unproscribe IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra) as a terrorist organization.The group comprised of youths from Ohaneze Ndigbo, National Youth Council of Nigeria (South-East chapter), Nigerian Youth Congress (South-East chapter), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), and other youth administrators from the South-East.
The level of insecurity in Nigeria is something that has become a serious concern for everyone in the country.The recent surge of attacks by different criminal groups in the country have seen the relevant authorities, come up with different strategies aimed as restoring security back to the land.
After a surveillance research in the South East part of Rivers State Nigeria, About 6 Prominent and deadly diseases due to malnutrition was discovered among the Ogoni Children.These Diseases are; Kwashiorkor: This is a malnutrition condition of the body especially in small children as a result of low content of both protein and calories.
In a bid to get rid of criminal elements in the South East, two armed hoodlums have been killed in Imo State, Nigeria.According to Premium Times, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Abutu Yaro, confirmed the information to newsmen in Owerri, the state capital.
Awurum Eze Following the killing of Ikonso Don, commander of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN), last month, the Army has been relentless in its effort to rid the South East of the menace of ESN.A team of military officers have been combing the region searching desperately for members of the ESN, who the army blame for the spike in criminality and attack on government infrastructure in the region.
I'm sure everybody loves sweet foods, and especially sweet oranges but like they say some foods and drugs that are really good for the body should not be sweet but bitter.Normal Oranges and Bitter Oranges have their differences, they have different colours, different nutrients and obviously they have different taste.