Africa: Igbo Elders file Petition via Agenda 72 at UN general Assembly and also to US Congress

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A team of Igbo leaders under the aegis of Alaigbo Development Foundation and South-East Elders’ Forum have submitted a petition on the plight of Igbo people in Nigeria to the United States House of Representatives and the United Nations headquarters. A member of the delegation, Dr Dozie Ikedife explained that the team spent some weeks in the US to ensure […]

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Africa: Nigerian journalist answers the question “What do the Igbos want?”

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“What do the Igbos want?”, Buhari asked during his media chat. Obi Nwakamma answers him. And now, Obi Nwakanma, a Poet, journalist, biographer and literary critic, has written an article in answer to the question, “What do the Igbos want?” Enjoy: In Biafra, under three years, they were making their own rockets and calculating its distances; distilling their own oil and […]

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‘I’ve passion to promote artists who are aligned into promoting African culture’- Floxy Bee

Queen of Hikosso music, YeyeAsa, Mother of the culture, Popularly known and called Floxy Bee by contemporaries and friends, in this close up with Head atqnews.comRennOffor, shares her how her father’s love for highlife music rubbed off on her, her passion to promote upcoming artistes who areinterested in promoting African cultures, and her sojourn in the world of music which […]

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I cannot guarantee that I would remain single for the rest of my life – Florence Ita-Giwa @ 70

By Innocent Duru Senator Princess Florence Ita-Giwa, former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters to former ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo joined the league of septuagenarians yesterday with her look belying her age. For friends, relations, and well wishers, it was a time to pomp champagne and celebrate Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called. From Cross Rivers State, her state of […]

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Pope Greets Pro-Biafra Activists at the Vatican During Angelus Prayer

Pope Francis greeted a group of activists from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group, who are campaigning for secession from Nigeria, after they gathered at the Vatican on Sunday. IPOB is led by Nnamdi Kanu, a U.K.-Nigerian dual citizen who is currently detained in Nigeria, facing trial for treasonable felony. Kanu is the director of Radio Biafra, an underground […]

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How DNA tested Americans are claiming Igbo heritage

Each year growing number of our African American brothers and sisters are reclaiming their Igbo heritage, thanks to the incredible DNA project by our sister Ada Naja Chinyere Njoku and her group. Chinyere has traced her heritage back to Ala Igbo, and several years ago was reunited  back with her Igbo family through an incredible and emotional ceremony in Virginia […]

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I’m Trying To Put The ‘HER’ In ‘History’ – Nwando Achebe (Nigerian Writer)

Two books, Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland and The Female King of Colonial Nigeria by Nwando Achebe presented at the Thought Pyramid Arts Centre, Abuja, represent a culmination of over 20 years of research on the Nsukka Igbo. Her first book, Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and Kings: Female Power and Authority in Northern Igboland, […]

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Visit the Igbo village in Virginia USA

By Chido Nwangwu Akuma-Kalu Njoku, Ph.D., a diligent and soft-spoken man, is a Professor of Folklore Studies and Anthropology. In many ways, Prof. Njoku’s intimate insights and unique knowledge of Igbo ethno-folkflores and tradition –especially the historical foundations and sites of the Arochukwu/Ohafia/Bende region of the Igbo nation, have set him part, in my view, as the major resource on pre-colonial Igbo life, […]

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