Re: Open Letter To The Acting President In Response To The Position And Fallacies by Arewa Youths

The Office Of The Vice President The Federal Republic Of Nigeria, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, Nigeria 24th June 2017   Re: Open Letter To The Acting President In Response To The Position And Fallacies by Arewa Youths   Dear Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Sir, The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative, a coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Calls For A United Nation Supervised Referendum Across Southern Nigeria On Pre-1914 Borders 

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI), comprising professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to declaration by a so-called coalition of Arewa youths who in reaction to the successful/peaceful sit at home organised by IPOB/MASSOB in memory of those who lost their lives in the Nigeria-Biafra war gave Igbos/Southerners 3 months to quit the North. Having carefully [continue here]….

Call For Massive Voter Registration And Participation In The South-East And South-South

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI), comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to calls for boycott of elections in the Southeast and South-South. Having carefully considered the reasons given by those who have advanced such ideas we wish to declare as follows: While we note, acknowledge and share the legitimate grievances giving rise to such [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Condemns Nnamdi Kanu’s Outrageous Bail Conditions And Lopsided Recruitments In DSS

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; condemn the unjust, discriminatory and outrageous conditions attached to Nnamdi Kanu’s bail by Justice Binta Murtala Nyako. For all intents and purposes, Nigeria is supposed to be a constitutional democracy. Amongst fundamental and inalienable rights enshrined in the constitution are freedoms of expression and association; yet [continue here]….

Time For Southeast Governors To Create A Regional Platform For Rapid Development

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; wish to state, that considering Nigeria’s chequered history and the long betrayed ideal for development;  driven primarily by the nation’s contradictions, the consequent suspicion/infighting and the destructive  policies of marginalisation in place of policies of national development pursued by successive leaders, it has become evident, beyond all [continue here]….

Igbo Ekunie Restates Call For The Release Of Nnamdi Kanu And Other Detained Activists

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; are constrained to once again unequivocally condemn the continuing extra-judicial detention of Mr Nnamdi Kanu and other Pro-Biafra activists in a supposed constitutional democracy. We hereby use this opportunity to again restate the call for the unconditional release of Mr Nnamdi Kanu and all other self-determination activists/prisoners [continue here]….

Acquitting The Killers Of Bridget Agbahime is A Legitimisation Of Murder- Igbo Ekunie Calls For Reversal

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI) comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora unequivocally condemn the acquittal of five suspects namely; Dauda Ahmed, Abdulmumeen Mustafa, Abdullahi Abubakar, Zubairu Abubakar and Musa Abdullahi who heinously murdered 74 year old Madam Bridget Agbahime from Imo state on the 2nd of June in Kano on the advice of the Kano state attorney general. [continue here]….

100,000 Nigeria Police Recruitment Based On Local Governments And The $30billion Loan

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI) comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to attempts by the Buhari administration to carry out recruitment exercise in the police force using local governments instead of states as provided for in the constitution under the federal character clause. Having used successive Northern military regimes to disproportionately create more local [continue here]….

A Call To Account For Waste And Mismanagement Of N85 billion Health Sector Loan In Imo State Under Rochas Okorocha 

The attention of Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI) comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora has been drawn to documents emanating from various sources wherein specific details of mismanagement and outright abuse of office by the Rochas Okorocha administration was listed. In particular, we note that the 27 general hospitals designated for the 27 local governments have remained uncompleted more than [continue here]….

Calling Governor Rochas Okorocha To Order On Owerri Refuse Heaps And Environmental Degradation

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprising individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; are alarmed at the mounting heaps of refuse in Douglas road and other parts of Owerri  metropolis.  Not only does this constitute an eyesore, it also has grave health implications for residents of the city. We note that under the stewardship of Dr Sam Mbakwe, Owerri was [continue here]….