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How Nigeria got its independence And The four prominent Nigerians who played significant roles

In this retro series, We examines the life of four prominent Nigerians who played significant roles in the Independence of Nigeria from Britain and the lessons to be leant. Nigeria was granted independence on October 1, 1960 but the journey to achieving the right to self-government started seven years before …

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EMBARRASSING STATE OF THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN NEW YORK- HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCHER

Human rights researcher, Tim Braimah has expressed his dissatisfaction of the state of the Nigerian embassy, and satisfaction in its service delivery. On my visit to the Nigerian Embassy, New York, I was greeted with a spectacular structure of the Nigerian Embassy which is situated in Manhattan, one of the …

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Nigeria: CBN warns against unregistered fund transfer operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned that patronising unregistered international money transfer operators {IMTOs) in Nigeria is detrimental to the growth of the nation’s economy.The apex bank also warned that some of the unregistered posed threat to the funds of those who utilise their services. “Members of the …

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Nigeria: Military begins fresh move against Niger Delta militants

In a bid to tackle the renewed militancy in Niger Delta which has disrupted oil production, the military may soon begin a special operation in the region. Already, the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, Commander of the Joint Force (Operation Delta Save) Rear …

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Nigeria: APC applauds Obasanjo for initiating Abuja-Kaduna rail

The APC in Rivers congratulated Rotimi Amaechi for the Abuja-Kaduna rail – The party also applauded Olusegun Obasanjo for initiating the project – It urged the federal government to look into the Calabar-Lagos rail The All Progressives Congress has named former president, Olusegun Obasanjo as deserving the credit for the …

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Nigeria: Famine looms in northern Nigeria, MSF warns

< Previous 1 of 10 Next > Nigeria has pledged to do more to tackle food shortages among people made homeless by Boko Haram. A girl suffering from severe acute malnutrition is weighed at a Unicef nutrition clinics in the Muna camp in Nigeria. PHOTO: AFP / STEFAN HEUNIS The …

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Nigeria: Nigerian journalist wins BBC World News award

Nigeria’s Didi Akinyelure, a business journalist with CNBC Africa, has won the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. The award, instituted in 2015 in honour of Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died aged 41 in 2014, seeks to “celebrate African journalism and reward exceptional talent,” BBC …

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Nigeria: BUHARI RELEASED, TRANSFERED BOKO HARAM TO THE EAST FOR A SECRETE AGENDA – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, and spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that Nigerians asked for the recent upsurge in Boko Haram attacks by refusing to renew Mr. Jonathan’s mandate, instead voting in Muhammadu Buhari as president. He said Nigerians were warned about the …

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#BIAFREXIT POLL: WEEK 3 RESULT 3% SAID NO WHILE 95.8% OF NIGERIANS WANTS REFERENDUM

Weekly report (Every Sunday) of the AfricaNews247 Poll on the need for a referendum in Nigeria. Started from 26th June 2016,VOTE NOW TO AFFECT THE RESULT, NIGERIANS ARE SPEAKING UP. PUBLIC OPINION POLL:  is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls now play an important role in politics, Polls tell …

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POLL: Are Igbos (Southern & Eastern Nigerians) Israelite From the Tribe of Gad ?

I came across this article and decided to share it for two reason. For you to Criticize it constructively with Facts and Figures or for you to applaud and share to your friends. The true identity of Igbos in Nigeria and all others from the old Eastern Region who form …

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POLL #BIAFREXIT: WEEK 2 RESULTS: 73=NO Vs 1927=YES VOTES 4 REFERENDUM -#AfricaNews247

Weekly report (Every Sunday) of the AfricaNews247 Poll on the need for a referendum in Nigeria. Started from 26th June 2016,VOTE NOW TO AFFECT THE RESULT, NIGERIANS ARE SPEAKING UP. PUBLIC OPINION POLL:  is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls now play an important role in politics, Polls tell …

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Nigeria: EFCC strikes out case against Alison-Madueke, one other

The defense councel in the case against arraignment of the managing director, Atlantic NLNG drilling company, Jide Omokore have argued that their clients cannot take pleas when the prosecution has shown any evidence of proof of service on one Kolawale Akane and Diezani Alison-Madueke. – The counsels argued that the …

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Nigeria: Senate walks out Buhari’s aide over alleged forgery

Senate invited Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami to appear before it over the forgery case – Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu and two others appeared before an FCT High Court for forgery but granted bail The Senate on Thursday, June 30, walked out …

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US About To Damage Nigeria’s Image; Release Shocking Evidence SEX SCANDAL

PARIS, JUNE, 2016: (DGW) THE United States Government has threatened to disgrace Nigeria for daring to transmit a formal letter to it regarding Nigerian lawmakers involved in sex scandal. The US says it has ample evidence against the three lawmakers and  issued a stern warning to the Nigerian lawmakers not to …

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CRUSH ALL MILITANT LIKE BOKO HARAM BUHARI OR STEP ASIDE-ELSE WE GO TO WAR- MOHAMMED

If Buhari Negotiate With The Niger Delta Avengers, The North Will Go To War.- Junaid Mohammed Outspoken Northern politician, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has asked President Muhamadu Buhari to treat the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, as terrorists and mete out appropriate military action against it as it is doing to Boko …

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HISTORY: Nigeria’s war over Biafra; Must Read For Those Born After the War- Mark Curtis

Nigeria’s war over Biafra, 1967-70 By Mark Curtis An edited extract from Unpeople: Britain’s Secret Human Right Abuses The formerly secret files on the Nigerian civil war in the late 1960s show very clear British complicity in the Nigerian government’s aggression against the region of Biafra, where an independence movement …

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EXPOSED; REASONS BRITAIN WONT SUPPORT #BIAFREXIT-NIGERIA IS THEIR ECONOMIC UNIT

This image has been trending on twitter for a while now, it was a quote from the statement of British commonwealth minister George Thomas in August 1967 . We searched and discovered an article by By Mark Curtis titled Nigeria’s war over Biafra, 1967-70 13feb07 An edited extract from Unpeople: Britain’s Secret Human Right Abuses Background …

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BREXIT-DANGER FOR NIGERIA; IT MIGHT BE TOO LATE TO HOLD BACK BIAFRA- DIPLOMAT

UK REFERENDUM: Danger For Nigeria!!! a renowned diplomat has analysed the faith of Nigeria after the Brexit campaign which resulted in Britain leaving EU and the birth of #Biafrexit which seeks to conduct a Referendum for the Independence of Biafra. In THE the words of Prof Bolaji Akinyemi…. a Diplomat: …

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BREAKING: TEXAS Demand Secession From USA – TEXIT JOIN #BIAFREXIT & BREXIT

Elated by the news of Brexit, some hardheaded and independent Texans are stomping their boots and calling for “Texit” – a Texan secession from the United States. So far no politicians have commented, but pro- and anti-Texit supporters alike are having their fun on Twitter. Some Texans apparently think a …

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NIGERIA ALSO NEEDS A REFERENDUM; BUHARI CANNOT THROW CONFAB REPORT

Democracy is sustained by the will and mandate of the people. The people decide how, at what times and to what corners the democracy tilts. One doesn’t know for how much longer the hegemony against the will of Nigerians will hold. It hurts to be reminded of what is becoming …

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BREAKING NEWS: IPOB Launches BIAFREXIT Inspired by BREXIT; TRENDS OVER INTERNET

Inspired by Brexit, IPOB Launches BIAFREXIT Following Friday’s shocking exit of the UK from the European Union, a new referendum campaign, Biafrexit, has been launched by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Perhaps, inspired by this turn of events, the IPOB, Friday, June 24, 2016 announced the official launch of a …

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POLL: (FEAR OF RIGGING) SHOULD NIGERIA GOVERNMENT BE THE ORGANIZER OF BIAFREXIT REFERENDUM ?

“Self determination is the sacred right of all free people’s, and the people of UK have exercised that right for the world to see” Trump tweeted after the result of the British referendum, the message is clear, self determination must be respected. The Indigenous people of Biafra under the leadership …

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BREAKING: LET BIAFRA GO, DONALD TRUMP SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO BUHARI

Donald Trump the Republican front-runner in the United States forthcoming election has issued a Statement Regarding British Referendum on E.U. Membership, this was done through interviews and publications available on Facebook and Twitter. He clearly stated that the right to self determination is a very secret right express by all free people …

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POLL #BIAFREXIT: WEEK 1 RESULTS: 41=NO Vs 1062=YES VOTES 4 REFERENDUM – #AfricaNews247

We are going to be publishing a weekly report (Every Sunday) of the AfricaNews247 Poll on the need for a referendum in Nigeria. Starting from today 26th June 2016,VOTE NOW TO AFFECT THE RESULT, NIGERIANS ARE SPEAKING UP. PUBLIC OPINION POLL:  is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls …

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NIGERIA CONSUMES EVERYTHING & PRODUCE NOTHING; NAIRA WILL SUFFER – Economist

NAIRA AND THE FLOATING REGIME. This week begins with a new order in our currency regime. Before now $1=N197 (Fix Rate). Naira was fixed at official market by CBN due to poor competitive power of the currency. As a result, we lost over N3 trillion in stocks, unemployment grew to …

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BREAKING: BIAFRA TO LEAVE NIGERIA AS BRITAIN LEAVES EU= FREEDOM

Biafrans all over the world have started reacting to the new of the United kingdom leaving EU and the resignation of their prime Minister David Cameron. David Cameron has resigned his position as the Prime Minister of Britain. His resignation came hours after Britain voted to exit the European Union …

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BIAFRA: LIVE UPDATES & RULING ON NNAMDI KANU COURT CASE;20TH JUNE 2016;PHOTOS|VIDEOS

The famous leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu would be appearing in the federal high Court Abuja, today being the 20th of June 2016. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is answering to a six-count treason charge by the federal government of Nigeria, under Justice John Tsoho who declined to …

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Explosive: IPOB Trashed the Defense of Ng Army Against Amnesty Reports On Killing Biafrans

June 12, 2016 Press Release NIGERIAN ARMY’S PREDICTABLY LAME RESPONSE TO AN INDICTING REPORT BY AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ON THE KILLING OF UNARMED PEACEFUL BIAFRANS The blatantly illiterate and incompetent Nigerian Army responded to an indicting report by Amnesty International concerning the killing of unarmed and peaceful Biafrans which occurred on …

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AMNESTY INTL:(VIDEO) NG Army Allegedly Poured Acid On Biafrans;KILLED OVER 40 On 30th May

Nigeria Killing of unarmed pro-Biafra supporters by military is currently been investigated | Amnesty International has concluding the first report found below more reports are coming in. We recently obtained a video of one of the victims interviewed by Amnesty International narrating how he was nearly killed by the Nigerian Army …

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BREAKING: BIAFRA GENOCIDE RECOGNIZED LISTED ALONGSIDE Jewish Holocaust,BANGLADESH etc

A renowned  genocide record filing website COMBAT GENOCIDE ASSOCIATION recently recognize the Biafran Genocide and listed it among other recognized genocides in the world’s history till date. The only thing missing is who has been prosecuted for this genocide? BIAFRA 1966-1970 In May 1967 the Igbo people seceded from Nigeria …

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