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Senator Umeh: Sentiments Of Biafra (Video)

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“The sentiments of Biafra had been resonating because of the feeling of marginalization of a people. I was 8 years old when the war ended, I am now 54 years old and people are still taking about Biafra that became defunct in 1970.

“If the successive federal governments of Nigeria from Gowon till today had done the right thing, nobody will be talking about Biafra anymore.

“The mismanagement of the fallout of that war is responsible for the agitation you are seeing.

“From 1970 to now; all the things said in 1970 non had been giving effect – no victor, no vanquished.

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“When a people feel that they are no longer equal citizens in their own country, of course they will not accept it.

“If you continue to maintain discriminatory attitude towards a people, if you push them to the wall, you revive their sentiments of dissent.”

(Culled from Senator Dr. Victor Umeh’s Interview with Channels Television on 24th of January, 2016)

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Nnamdi Kanu Hits Back At Asari Dokubo

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Nnamdi Kanu Hits Back At Asari Dokubo

.. Calls Him Petty Pipeline Security Guard, Others.

Kanu made this revelation while reacting to Dokubo’s recent verbal attacks on him.

The IPOB leader also told the former Niger-Delta militant leader to steer clear offl Biafra agitation and focus on being a pipeline security guard.

Asari had recently vowed to bring down Kanu, whom he described as “evil and a “con man”.

In a recent video, the ex-militant warlord accused Kanu of standing against the actualisation of Biafra because of his greed and selfish interest. The ex-militant leader also accused Kanu of being a thief using the agitation for Biafra as a business.

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Dokubo had said: “I am out for you. And I will get you. I just asked that our people be allowed to vote and you sent your dogs. I’ve broken their teeth.

Nnamdi Kanu, I’m not in your category but for this, I will surely bring you down. I will destroy this evil empire that is working as a hindrance to the restoration of Biafra.”

Dokubo has been against the IPOB leader following a rift between them. The disagreement between the duo is believed to hinge on ideological differences regarding the agitation for Biafra.

Nnamdi Kanu Hits Back At Asari Dokubo

Reacting, Kanu wrote: “Tell him I don’t even react to a mask-wearing (President Muhammadu) Buhari imposter talk less of a hungry filthy pig that conned me of 20 million naira.

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“When world leaders or respected commentators talk about Biafra, I respond. I can’t dignify a petty pipeline security guard with a response. He should focus on his business ventures and leave freedom fighting to freedom fighters.

“For a man of his bloated stature to belatedly realise that his father is Fulani, tells you all you need to know about him.

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A new tribe has emerged: We are now Northern Igbos — Igbos in Northern Nigeria

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Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, met with the Igbo Delegate Assembly, which is made up of Igbo leaders from the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory, at Government House in Abuja on Tuesday.

The South East leaders said the courtesy visit was to express gratitude to the Federal Government, Kaduna State Government, and the Northern Governors Forum for cooling the situation after a group of Northern Youths handed Igbos an ultimatum to leave the North.

The Igbo leaders have said unequivocally that they oppose Nigeria’s split. On behalf of the Northern Governors, Governor El-Rufai assured the Igbo Leaders that everyone in the North is safe.

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The young leaders demanded that the Igbos leave the north by October 1 and return to their native country in the southeast, in a letter dubbed the Igbo Quit Notice by the Nigerian media.

They also urged the government to enable the southeast to secede peacefully and resurrect the long-abandoned Republic of Biafra.

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Why Igbo leaders don’t criticize Nnamdi Kanu — Okorocha reveals

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Senator Rochas Okorocha, the former governor of Imo State, has stated that the main reason Igbo politicians are not speaking out against Nnamdi Kanu is that they do not want to anger their youngsters.

Many of the South East elders are not in support of Nnamdi Kanu and his objective, according to the Federal lawmaker who was answering questions from BBC Hausa, but they are only wanting to stay safe.

The leaders, he claims, are attempting to avoid losing their children if they come out and express what they really think.
Okorocha also blames a lack of work in the region for the region’s security problems.

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He went on to say that the majority of the kids who are triggering the problem are also battling with a lack of basic necessities.

As a result, Okorocha urged the government to enlist the help of the monarchs to resolve sectarian tensions in the country’s southeast.

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