Press Release: We, the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; have keenly observed with grave consternation, the extraordinary rendition/kidnapping of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya, subsequent illegal repatriation to Nigeria and detention in lieu of trial. We have also considered the unabating ethnic divisions, proliferation of self determination groups and raging insecurity across Nigeria [continue here]….
We, the Igbo Ekunie Initiatives, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora, IEI hereby condemn in no uncertain terms the continuous delay and inability of the federal government and aviation authorities to abide by the 3rd of May 2021 advertised commencement date for the resumption of international flight operations at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu We recall with [continue here]….
We, the Igbo Ekunie Initiatives, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora; IEI, wishes to draw the attention of the international community to the existential crisis in the South East, engendered by the activities of the Nigerian security agencies, especially the army and the police that have been taking nefarious steps to dismantle the security cohesion of entire [continue here]….
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]….
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]….
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 Nation, The Biafran Question And Restructuring: The Way Forward Communique Issued At The End Of Igbo Ekunie’s 1st World Press Conference Held In Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. Renascent East-Developing The Homeland 45 years after the civil war, the Buhari presidency in 2015 returned Nigeria to full-blown marginalisation and the vexed politics of exclusion. In this, the Southeast was worst [continue here]….