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Attack on Ekweremadu a taboo, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK, has condemned the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany, by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), calling it a taboo. Some IPOB members attacked Ekweremadu on Saturday where he was a special guest at the second annual Igbo Cultural Festival in Nuremberg, Germany. Dr Nnanna Igwe , the President ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo to Tinubu: Drop presidential ambition, use your wealth to help the poor

Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has asked the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to jettison the ambition of contesting for 2023 presidential election. Speaking with reporters on Friday in Umuahia, he urged the ex-Lagos State governor to rather form a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), to ...

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Bakare to Presidency: Comparing Miyetti Allah with Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo is senseless

The Founder and Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has blasted  the Presidency for comparing the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, to the Yoruba socio-political orgnisation, Afeneifere and that of the Igbos, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. According to him,  only somebody who is not in his right senses would compare Miyetti Allah with Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Speaking during ...

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Lagos 2019: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos chapter backs Sanwo-Olu

Mr Solomon Ogbunna, the President Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State Chapter, on Tuesday, said the group would support All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Governorship and State Assembly elections on Saturday. Ogbunna told politics is all about interest, adding that Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has demonstrated the desire to protect the Ndigbo interest, if elected as Lagos State Governor. While speaking on ...

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Njiko Igbo Forum condemns Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Atiku

A Southeast group, the Njiko Igbo Forum, NIF, has  condemned  the endorsement of the candidature of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Atiku’s endorsement by Ohanaeze has been attracting mixed reactions as prominent Igbo leaders and serving ministers have also berated the Ohanaeze for making such move. Also, Rev Okechukwu Obioha, the President ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo finally endorses Atiku/Obi’s ticket

After intensive deliberations, Ohanaeze Ndigbo,a socio-cultural group has finally endorsed Atiku/Obi’s ticket. The endorsement was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of Ime Obi Ohaneze Ndigbo meeting held on Thursday at the Nike Lake Hotel in Enugu. The communique was signed by the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, and was released to journalists ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes six-year single term for Presidents, demands constitutional conference

Prominent Igbo cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has advocated a single tenure of six years for the Nigeria’s President. The group made its position known on Monday during the South East Summit on Restructuring Nigeria in Awka, the Anambra State capital, through a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, “The tenure of office of the President shall ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo threatens ‘war’ over any attempt by FG to discredit Ekweremadu

The Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said it would resist any attempt to discredit Deputy President of the Senate,Ike Ekweremadu. President General of the group, Nnia Nwodo, in a statement on Thursday, in Enugu, said it was preposterous for the Federal Government to be carrying out unwarranted inquisition into Ekweremadu’s life. He said that the allegation that Ekweremadu, the highest ...

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Ohaneze Ndi Igbo set-up 7-man reconciliation Commitee in Bayelsa

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has inaugurated a seven-man committee to reconcile Igbos resident in Bayelsa. Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa, the Coordinator, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Youth Wing, South-South, performed the inauguration in Yenagoa on Tuesday. Arthur-Ugwa, who is also the Group’s Youth President, told NAN after the inaugural ceremony that the committee was mandated to bring the Igbo people together ...

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Biafra will not come by fighting, quarreling – Nwodo

The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has cast a pall on those agitating for the restoration of Biafra as a sovereign nation from Nigeria, as he said that the actualisation of Biafra would not come by fighting, quarreling, name calling or insulting others. Nwodo, who dropped this bombshell, in Enugu, on Wednesday, at a lecture series organised by the ...

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