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Sunday, 28 August 2016 23:53

The Igbos: Why are they still Biafrans?

In his latest book entitled, We Are All Biafrans, Chido Onumah offers a very powerful discourse of Nigeria by imposing on the observable claims of marginalisation by every other group against the Nigerian State the metaphor of Biafranism. Every other group is selling that narrative about its own place in the Nigerian set up. In other words, they
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“I hope that my achievements in life shall be these - that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been."- C. HoppeEverything in life starts
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Wednesday, 03 August 2016 05:47

Recruiting soldiers for peaceful Biafra

Chido Onumah’s We are all Biafrans brings a fresh perspective to the national question.In book business, there is definitely something in a name. Once a book passes the test of a title that is not just catchy but also grand, the writer has scored a high point.With We are All Biafrans, Chido Onumah can lead the class in this respect
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Title: We Are All BiafransAuthor: Chido OnumahPublisher: OrigamiYear: 2016Pages: 214Along the line of my quest for knowledge, I have always come across this cliché that Nigeria is a land of milk and honey: Arable land, mineral resources, and a large and enterprising population;variables that make a nation great. Regrettably and
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Booker Prize listed writer, Chigozie Obioma, is expected in Lagos, Nigeria on an evening of reading.Dubbed ‘An Evening With Chigozie Obioma’, the Nigerian author of The Fishermen which was shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize, according to Blues & Hills Consultancy in a statement made available to The Neighbourhood on
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Ag. Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has joined other prominent Nigerians in mourning Captain  Elechi Amadi, one of Africa’s finest master story-tellers, playwright and poet, who passed on early Wednesday in Port Harcourt.Semenitari, who received the news with shock, said that with
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