Former Executive Director of Nigeria’s defunct telecommunications giant NITEL, Pa Joshua Akinwumi recently celebrated his 80th birthday.
The Punch caught up with him, and as an elder who has nothing more to be afraid of, he spoke his mind on how Nigeria failed to harness the massive technological capability of the Igbos after the Nigeria-Biafra War. Continue reading “Former Top Government Official Of Yoruba Origin Laments Massive Loss For Nigeria Due To Marginalization Of Igbos”
A Nairalander named Lord articulated the shocking hatred faced by the Igbos in Nigeria clearly when he typed,
It is deeply revolting that a letter from the Arewa groups would call the killing 3 million Igbos ( during the Nigeria-Biafra War, under the watchful eyes of Britain) a ‘lesson to Igbos.’ That the Northerners do not see a pogrom that killed 2 million people as excessive, unwarranted, and unjust, even after 50 years speak volumes. Whenever the East talk about marginalization and secession calls, instead of a conciliatory “we’d do better” tone, you’d hear a “it seems you want another pogrom” tone.
It is the view of many Nigerians that the Igbos should be treated badly and not be allowed to rear their heads to shine or express themselves. Some cannibalistic sounding people even type online about how Igbos would be slaughtered and used for suya ( roasted meat) if they do this or don’t do that.
Continue reading “Mass Killing Of 3 Million Igbos Seen By Some As An Achievement!”