President Muhammadu Buhari

A Call For The Youths To Stop The Destruction Of Properties, And For President Buhari To Commence Restructuring And Constitute An All-Inclusive Government Of National Unity

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; have observed with keen interest, the unprecedented “EndSars” protests across the nation. We have also observed the criminal and cowardly killing of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll gates by members of the armed forces which unfortunately nudged the hitherto peaceful protests into sporadic violence. For decades, rather [continue here]….

Extra-Judicial Killing Of Unarmed IPOB Members: A Crime Against Humanity And Assault On Democracy

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; unequivocally condemn the extrajudicial killing of unarmed youths holding peaceful meetings in Emene Enugu state by Nigerian security services.  In light of this egregious violation of human rights and assault on the very essence of democracy; we wish to state as follows:      That democracy at the very [continue here]….

President Mohammadu Buhari

The Exclusion Of Southeast In $22.7 Billion Federal Loan As Further Evidence Of President Buhari’s Inglorious Apartheid Regime

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; have noted the criminal/Apartheid level exclusion of the Southeast in projects to be executed from the $22.7 billion federal loan. Having carefully reviewed all the allocated projects by administrative zones, we state as follows: That the scale and scope of this unprecedented exclusion in a democracy and [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Condemns The Xenophobic Attack On Nigerians In South Africa

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to the recent to the widespread attack on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa. This humiliation, vandalization of property, senseless killing and attack is reprehensible, dastardly and condemnable. The attacks defy and desecrate everything African brotherhood stands for, especially for a [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Condemns And Opposes The Reckless Provocative Call By Miyetti Allah For The Establishment Of Fulani Vigilante Outfits In The South East

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to the recent call by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) for the establishment of Fulani Vigilante’s outfit in the South East of Nigeria We condemn and denounce this reckless and provocative macabre call by Miyetti Allah in the strongest [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Berates Southeast PDP And Their Faux Pas On Abubakar Atiku’s VP Pick

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to a statement by Southeast PDP leaders/governors; namely Governor David Umahi, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Osita Chidoka, Chris Ubah and others over alleged  non consultation  by Abubakar Atiku before announcing his VP pick being Mr. Peter Obi. Having carefully considered the allegations and the [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Demands The Immediate And Unconditional Release Of Over 100 Igbo Women Arrested In Imo State

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to the cowardly, primitive and illegal arrest of hundreds of Igbo women in Owerri Imo state by the Nigerian Police and security forces. These innocent and unarmed women were within their rights under the Nigerian constitution, engaging in a peaceful demonstration and [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Warns IGP On His Order To Disarm Vigilante Services Created By State Laws In The South-East

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to recent directive issued by Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotum Idris to 36 States, and FCT Police Command to confiscate arms and ammunition including un-prohibited firearms or gaming/hunters guns legitimately used by various State, rural and urban communities’ vigilantes [continue here]….

THE BEST & THE WORST IN SOUTHEAST NIGERIA: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES IN THE GEOPOLITICAL ZONE DATING BACK TO THE SECOND REPUBLIC

THE BEST & THE WORST IN SOUTHEAST NIGERIA: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES IN THE GEOPOLITICAL ZONE DATING BACK TO THE SECOND REPUBLIC; AMONG OTHER BURNING NATIONAL ISSUES            (Sharom Hall, Onitsha, Southeast Nigeria: 26th February 2018)-This media interaction has become necessary following near total, if not total collapse of quality leadership and good governance in the Southeast Zone in [continue here]….