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NNAMDI KANU IS NOT THE PROBLEM

Nnamdi Kanu is not the problem here and it amuses me that we keep railing on and on at him and his group. Kanu is a manifestation of a problem. He is filling in a lacuna, one created by years of our collective denial and dishonesty. He is what those ...

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‘Boko Haram carnage makes break-up of Nigeria less likely.’ – Wole Soyinka

Nigeria is suffering greater carnage at the hands of Islamist group Boko Haram than it did during a secessionist civil war, yet this has ironically made the country’s break-up less likely, Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka said. Speaking to Reuters at his home surrounded by rainforest near the southwestern ...

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‘Let Our People Go.’ – Biafra Movement Members Demand for ‘Biafra Republic’

The Movement of Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) a couple of days ago in Owerri, Imo State, demanded for six new republics in the country, including Biafra Republic. According to The Sun Newspaper, thousands of the members went to the Ojukwu Memorial Centre in New Owerri for ...

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Nigeria’s Censors Board Delay Release Of Half Of A Yellow Sun Movie

Nigeria’s film board has delayed the release of Half Of A Yellow Sun, a film about the Biafran war, which was directed by Nigerian-born British director Biyi Bandele, was set to open in Nigerian cinemas on Friday. A film board spokesman told AFP that there were “regulatory issues” with the ...

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Tobe Writes: IS IT NOT TIME WE TALK ABOUT BIAFRA?

During the pre-independence days, as the struggle to have the colonialist hand over the reins of power was in its peak, there were genuine fears from the northern part of Nigeria. The strong man of the Northern region, Sir Ahmadu Bello, protested  and expressed his fears that he does not ...

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