The famous Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has called on the people of Nigeria to pay close attention to history, especially that which relates to indigenous people.
Adichie made this call through a post she made on her Facebook page. She urged every educated person in the country to strive to understand the indigenization decree. She furthered by saying that for the country to move forward, the people must look back to history, to enable them see clearer and devise ways to succeed in future.
“We must know and learn from our history. Every educated Nigerian should know what the indigenisation decree is, and what its legacy is today. We must first look back in order to better see clearly how best to move forward”.
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Adichie, while referencing the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, she asked how Nigerians expect that the Igbo people would accept the indigenization decree even after they were handed twenty pounds in compensation for their reclaimed properties and money, irrespective of how much they had before the Biafran war.
Bianca Ojukwu Speaks on Sit At Home, Says Igbos Must Be Grateful To Nnamdi Kanu
Wife of late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu has pleaded with Igbos not to forget Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Nnamdi Kanu has been in custody of Department of State Services, DSS for months, following his arrest or rather kidnap in Kenya by the Nigerian authority. Kanu who leads separatist movement for the Independent state of Biafra commands and controls overwhelming number of followers and sympathizers in old Eastern region of Nigeria.
Weeks after Kanu was wrongly brought back to Nigeria, leaders of the separatist organization, IPOB ordered, as a form of solidarity effort, a sit at home every Monday in South East Nigeria. This order witnessed total compliance during the first week in the region. However, the order was cancelled by IPOB, as it was trailed by criticisms. Surprisingly, people in the region seem to have chosen the path of sitting at home on Mondays, despite cancellation of the order by IPOB leadership.
Bianca Ojukwu, wife of late leader of Biafra, Odumegwu Ojukwu has cautioned the Igbos about betraying their own people, like some of them did to Ojukwu prior and during the Biafran war between 1967-1970.
Speaking on the Sit At Home Order by IPOB, Bianca called for adherence to the order. She also called out first President of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Nigerian army major, Emmanuel Arinze Ifeajuna as people who in their foolishness betrayed Ojukwu by ganging up against him even when he was fighting for their own freedom. Bianca encouraged Igbo leaders to shun the ways of Zik and Ifeajuna, noting that there is urgent need for Igbos to unite and work for the release of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
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Eviction in Big Brother Naija has been concluded, as it has always been on Sundays and surprisely, Maria was among those who got evicted from the house.
It was a triple eviction night and earlier, Queen’s safety was announced while JMK and Sammie were asked to leave the house.
Ebuka later came to announce that there would be a third eviction and it meant either Maria, Pere or Cross would be asked to leave the house.
Sadly, Ebuka announced Maria name and it was confirmed that her journey in the house had come to an end.
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The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has alleged that the unknown Gunmen are people from the Northen part of Nigeria, specifically the Fulanis.
Governor Ortom has remained one of the few Governors from the opposition party who has constantly opposed the Buhari’s APC administration and its policies. Being one of the state with the highest records of civilian slaughter, Ortom has pointed out, without fear, what he considers a bad policy and loopholes in Buhari administration.
Speaking to BBC News Pidgin, the Governor stated that unknown Gunmen are people from the Fulani tribe, in Northern Nigeria , who move to the South and Middle Belt to attack people of the regions. This is however contrary to what many have believed, that Separatists are the Unknown gunmen.
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In his words – “If the Government had the power to stop separatists, like Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu, why don’t they have the power to stop the bandits who come here to kill us”
“They call them unknown gunmen, but me, from Benue state, I know that it is Fulani people who come here to kill us”
The Governor further alleged that people in Aso Rock are accomplice in the murder of citizens across the country by the Herdsmen.
“Infact, no be me talk am, Fulani Bandits, they no longer like when you called them Fulani, dem just wan make we dey call them bandits and dem don confess say na this government bring dem for 2015, make dem come help dem win election. The people for Presidency, yes, people for Aso Rock, dem get hand for wetin this killers dey do” – He said speaking in Pidgin
When asked if he has proof to back up his allegations, the Governor said no one needs any proof at this point, considering that the government has refused to tag the killers as terrorists and was quick to tag the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as terrorists.
“If he was quick to go after Igboho in South West and Nnamdi Kanu, but fails to do the same to the bandits, that is my evidence” – He said
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