E ARE READY FOR MIYETTI ALLAH’S THREAT, OHANEZE DECLARES

President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday vowed not to bow to pressure of threats by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and surrender any portion of Igbo land for cattle breeding. It, however, stated that Ndigbo were “prepared and waiting for them” to execute their threat to forcefully occupy lands belonging to the Igbo. MACBAN’s leader, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, had allegedly threatened to unleash mayhem on the zone following refusal of the governors to accommodate their members by approving…

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OHANEZE SECRETARY SUPPORTS ROTIMI AMAECHI, SAYS IGBOS CANNOT PRODUCE PRESIDENT IN 2023

2023: Ohanaeze’s secretary backs Amaechi, says Igbo can’t be President The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said that the people of the South-East played themselves out of the 2023 Presidency by failing to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections. Okwukwu said he was supporting the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who stated that the Igbo had by act of omission or commission made it impossible for them to win the Presidency in the next four years. He made his position known in a…

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IT’S SHAMEFUL FOR PRESIDENCY TO COMPARE MIYETTI ALLAH WITH AFENIFERE, OHANEZE – TUNDE BAKARE

Ademola Oni Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Sunday, described as shameful the Presidency’s attempt to put herders’ group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria, on the same social status as the Yoruba and Igbo socio-cultural bodies, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, respectively. Bakare made his position known in a sermon in the church in Ogba, Lagos State. He said it was more shameful for the Presidency to exclude the North’s socio-cultural organisation, the Arewa Consultative Forum, from its illogical comparison. Speaking on “The sign…

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WHY WE SAID MIYETTI ALLAH ARE LIKE AFENIFERE, OHANEZE- PRESIDENCY

The Presidency has reacted to a controversy that followed its spokesperson’s comment likening the group, Miyetti Allah, to Afenifere and Ohaneze Ndigbo. President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, had said that the herders’ group should not be criminalised and should be seen by Nigerians like the socio-cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohaneze Ndigbo. He said this on Thursday on Channels TV, according to The Cable. In their separate reactions, the groups condemned Mr Garba’s comments and criticised the Buhari administration’s decision to dialogue with Miyetti Allah, an organisation many accuse of…

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OHANEZE DISOWNS FCT CHAIRMAN OVER STATEMENT ON OKOROCHA

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has dissociated itself from the agitation by Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, for the release of his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Ohanaeze said it always speaks out on matters concerning Ndigbo generally, stressing that it will not allow itself to be dragged into partisan politics concerning individuals. The apex Igbo body was reacting to a statement by the President of its FCT chapter, Chief Odozi Nwodozi calling for the release of Certificate of Return to Okorocha…

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