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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others blast Presidency over comments on Obasanjo

Nigerian major socio-political groups which last week held a meeting attended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have faulted the Muhammadu Buhari government over its comments against the event. The groups, Afenifere, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Middle Belt Forum in a joint statement on Monday said the presidency is Read more

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2023: Gowon not appointed to lead campaign for Igbo president – Ohanaeze

“Ohanaeze Ndigbo regrets the unpatriotic acts of some Igbo politicians sponsoring these equally unpatriotic irredentists shamelessly flying the kite for them towards 2023.” Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, on Wednesday denied appointing former military Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as the head of its campaign train for an Igbo president in 2023. This Read more

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It’s an insult to invite us for roundtable meeting with Miyetti herders – Southern, Middle Belt leaders tell Abubakar

Leaders from the Southern and Middle Belt Regions of Nigeria have boycotted the national security summit organised by former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar following the invitation of herdsmen association to the summit. The leaders, under the aegis of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), yesterday, turned down the invitation by the Read more

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Death of Fasoranti’s daughter could spark a tribal war – Ohanaeze Youth

The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organization has vehemently condemned the murder of Funke Olakurin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-cultural organization. The Igbo youth in reaction asked governors in the south-west to ban movement of cattle by foot adding that herdsmen are using such movements to Read more

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Ruga: Ohanaeze sends draft bill for S/East federation, wants Nigeria back to autonomous regional system

Following plans by the Federal Government to set up Ruga settlements in various states of the country for herders, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has submitted a proposal for a draft bill for the Federation of South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Imo and Enugu. The National President of the group, Mr Arthur Read more

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Comparing Miyetti Allah with Afenifere, Ohanaeze is shameful – Bakare knocks presidency

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the general overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly has condemned the presidency attempt to put herders’ group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria on the same social status as Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Yoruba and Igbo respective socio-cultural bodies. Bakare who made his position known in a sermon in the Read more

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Ohanaeze condemns Ekweremadu’s detention, says ‘it’s a rape on democracy’

Foremost Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has vehemently condemned the detention of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) saying ‘it’s a rape on democracy.’ Ekweremadu was interrogated and detained for hours on Tuesday at the anti-graft agency’s office over allegations of undeclared assets in Nigeria and abroad. Ohanaeze Read more