Tag Igbos

My Biafra

What does it mean? What does it reject and what does it create? Like me, Olaudah Equiano is an Igbo man, but he was sold into slavery in the 18th century. In his book published in 1789 and titled “The…

On the Igbo Presidency Project for 2007

26.07.2004 I am an Igbo man. Recently, the five governors of the states that make up the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria inhabited by Igbos i.e. Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo reignited the flame of aspiration of Igbos…

Farewell, Oyi, We’re Going to Miss You

29.10.2003 “Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.”                                                  — Aristophanes (BC 448 – 380) The first Senate of the 4th Republic of…

Ogbonnaya Onu: The Man Was Good

05.01.1995 The resignation of Chief Ernest Shonekan as Head of the Interim National Government on November 16, 1993 and the subsequent emergence of General Sani Abacha as Head of State, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal…