Ohanaeze Ndigbo

2023: ‘Why we won’t support APC, PDP presidential candidates next year’ — Igbo Elders

2023: ‘Why we won’t support APC, PDP presidential candidates next year’ — Igbo Elders

How our sons betrayed quest for South-East presidency By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja Notable elder statesmen from the Southeast have taken the Igbo delegates who participated in the recent presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the cleaners, describing them as saboteurs to the region’s quest to produce Nigeria’s next leader in 2023. Led by former Anambra governor Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife under the auspices of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum, the statesmen accused the delegates of festering their nests by practically selling out their Igbo brothers and voting for aspirants of other regions because…
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2023: Anyone supporting Amaechi, Wike is backing Igbo Presidency – Ohanaeze

2023: Anyone supporting Amaechi, Wike is backing Igbo Presidency – Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said it would not be out of place for either Rotimi Amaechi or Nyesom Wike to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The Igbo group spoke through a statement made available to DAILY POST by its Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro. He said the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide had broadened its search for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction beyond the scope of the South-East zone to include “our own in the South-South Nigeria.” According to him, “it became necessary for the Igbo to jettison artificial separation through boundary adjustment by the Military and then…
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2023 presidency: ‘Blame IPOB, not me’ – Oluwo tells Ohanaeze, demands apology

2023 presidency: ‘Blame IPOB, not me’ – Oluwo tells Ohanaeze, demands apology

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has again accused the South-East of engaging in self-inflicted punishment in a united Nigeria. This is as the monarch also called on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to sheath their sword and embrace one Nigeria. The Iwo monarch, who was reacting to the response of Ohaneze Ndigbo to his earlier statement on why he would not support an Igbo presidency, demanded that the Pan Igbo group should tender an apology to the throne of the Oluwo. The reason for the apology, Oba Akanbi explained, was because the conclusion of Ohaneze Ndigbo…
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Igbo Presidency: Ohanaeze tells Oluwo of Iwo to grow up, learn from experienced monarchs

Igbo Presidency: Ohanaeze tells Oluwo of Iwo to grow up, learn from experienced monarchs

Ohanaeze Ndigbo World Wide, on Tuesday, hit back at Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, advising him (Akanbi) to learn from experienced traditional rulers in the country how to be civilized in conducting himself as a traditional ruler. Ohanaeze through the National Publicity Secretary, Alex Ogbonnia, made this statement to newsmen in Owerri, while replying to the Oba, who said that the “Igbos cannot be trusted with power.” According to the Apex Igbo group, “The attention of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has been drawn to a comment by the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi to the effect that…
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IPOB’s cow ban, declaration of war, says ACF, Ohanaeze seeks peace

IPOB’s cow ban, declaration of war, says ACF, Ohanaeze seeks peace

The pan-Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, on Thursday said that Indigenous People of Biafra’s banning the singing of the National Anthem and the transportation of livestock to the South-East was a declaration of war. The National Publicity Secretary of the ACF, Emmanuel Yawe, stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents while commenting on the plan by   Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria to ban movement of foodstuffs from the North to the South-East. But the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, appealed to the northern traders to shelve the plan. There were reports…
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