He also explained that the first trade and commerce in the world started at the popular Igbo-mekun, Ojaife, market in Ile Ife, adding that the role played by the Igbo people of the present day eastern part of country in the development of market activities cannot be over emphasized.
The Ohanaeze NdIgbo Youth Council has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to hand over peacefully to whoever emerges winner of the presidential polls rescheduled for February 23, 2019, if he fails to win.
By Onu John Onwe Of the three ethnic groups whose political preferences swing the electoral votes at the national level, the Igbo lack the political infrastructure to mainstream that choice.
Of the three ethnic groups whose political preferences swing the electoral votes at the national level, the Igbo lack the political infrastructure to mainstream that choice.
Anambra State is the only State in Igbo land that has produced the President and the Vice President, and if Atiku win, will anybody deny Peter Obi’s zone the right to produce a senator because he is the vice president?
Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, says the Igbo play politics like traders, unlike other tribes that play "real politics".
He will enable the South-eastern part of the country mainly the Igbo ethnic group to contest strongly for the presidency.
A statement by his spokesman, Simon Nwakaudu, quoted him as saying this while informing the President, that his campaign Director General, Rotimi Amaechi at the APC presidential campaign rally in Port Harcourt, sang a war song in Igbo.
Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo has issued a stern warning to Igbo and Biafrans against supporting boycott of the forthcoming elections as ordered by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE Eastern Peoples Front, EPF, has disclosed that it is mobilising 26.7 million prospective voters of Igbo ethnic origin for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Mr Peter Obi.