President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that many well-meaning Igbo leaders asked him to ignore the so-called endorsement by Ohanaeze Ndigbo of the PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the split within the Ohanaeze Ndigbo sociocultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for next year’s election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has arrived in Enugu for a meeting with the leaders of the Igbo race.
Chief Emmanuel Ezeugo, President of the chapter, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Minna that Igbo people should, rather, stay and vote where they are ordinarily resident so as to determine the leaders of such societies.
Nwodo said this on Tuesday in Enugu during the Business Conference of Ohaneze Ndigbo in the Diaspora organised by the Igbo World Assembly.
Chief Charles Odunukwe, Vice President-General of the group, made the call during a visit to flood victims at two Internally Displaced Persons Camps, at Igbogene area of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital.
The National Executive Committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths (Worldwide) led by Kingsley Dozie has said they would only vote for candidates who would restructure and introduce policies that would improve lives of Nigerians.
Turaki made this clear at an interaction with the leadership of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, South-South Peoples Assembly, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and the Middle Belt Forum on Sunday at the residence of their chairman and an elder…
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed contempt over the activities of South East governors and the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, stating that it has proscribed Ohanaeze Ndigbo and all other…
The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has resolved the lingering leadership crisis in the Bayelsa chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, says allegation of incompetence against the Federal Government by leaders of some groups across the country is deceptive.
So also did it say it will participate in the Summit being put together by the Middle Belt Forum in Makurdi, Benue State.
Reacting to the Communiqué of the Ohaneze Restructuring Summit held in Awka, Anambra State on Monday, Okechukwu, while commending the organizers of the Summit, called for pragmatism, if truly they are working for the collective interest of…
It also demanded creation of one additional state in the South-East geo-political zone, scrapping of local government system and resource control for states where natural resources were exploited.
Prof. Chigozie Ogbu, the Deputy National President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, stated this on Wednesday in Abakaliki, while delivering a speech at a town hall meeting.
He noted that the President General of the apex Igbo body is known to be apolitical and peace loving and as such does not deserve the treatment meted out to him by yet-to-be identified group or person(s).
Obi also regretted that the dust raised by the Church killing was yet to die down when the ugly news of the bombing of Chief Nnia Nwodo’s house was broken.
A statement issued in Enugu on Sunday by the police spokesperson, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, said the Commissioner of Police in the state had already visited Ukehe in Igboetiti Local Government area of Enugu State.