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The ignorance of Ojukwu’s sons on Bianca’s senatorial bid

6 September 2018 Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of Emeka Ojukwu, is seeking the nomination of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to represent Anambra South in the Senate in 2019. Ojukwu was the leader of the breakaway Eastern Region that failed to secede from Nigeria between 1967 and 1970.  His two sons from a previous marriage, Ike and Emeka Jnr, …

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Peter Obi never practiced what he is now preaching

30 August 2018 Former governor of Anambra State Peter Obi was up to his old tricks of pretending to be an expert in governance during an Arise TV interview two days ago. He said the Nigerian economy was on life support.  Poverty was on the increase.  People were leaving education with no work in their productive years. Watch the interview …

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Ebelechukwu Obiano likened to Patience Jonathan

Ebelechukwu Obiano, the wife of Anambra State governor Willie Obiano, has been likened by a source close to the seat of power in state capital Awka to former Nigeria First Lady Patience Jonathan.  Both women are allegedly Lady Macbeth-like figures around their husbands. The un-elected Mrs Obiano is said to be the power behind the throne of Anambra governor, with …

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Igbo people crave own nation as tensions rise in Nigeria

During the opening match of the qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup, Chinedu Gabriel, 27, refused to stand in honor of Nigeria’s national soccer team. “I’m not a Nigerian,” said Mr. Gabriel, a motorcycle parts dealer in a suburb of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. “I’m a Biafran.” Almost 50 years after Nigeria’s brutal civil war put down a secessionist movement …

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The Anambra (s)election was a cash and don’t carry affair

The Anambra State governorship (s)election last month that saw incumbent Willie Obiano win in all the 21 local government areas was one in which the winner surprisingly wasn’t the highest bidder.  Some party activists have revealed to how the (s)election was won and lost with each party trying to outbid the other in cash inducements for voters. Governor Obiano’s …

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