Category Archives: Africa

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume One

Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and business, intellectual and scientific acumen manifest the world over. They probably … Read the rest

THE FUTURE OF THE NIGERIAN NATION: Structure and Governance System for Nigeria’s Six Zones

THE FUTURE OF THE NIGERIAN NATION:
Structure and Governance System for Nigeria’s Six Zones
by Dr. S. Okechukwu Mezu

Abstract:

The Igbos of the Lower Niger River, like the Hausas in the Upper Niger stretching to Niger, Chad and Sudan, Fula in Guinea, the Yoruba in the West of the River Niger extending to Benin Republic, like other ethnic nationalities, Read the rest

Libya Geopolitics

  “Socialism” did not “fail” in the Soviet Union because socialism never existed there.

 Rather state-capitalist commodity production by wage-labor continued,

 indeed expanded, operating in the context of world-market competition

Libya’s Geopolitics 

World-Economy and Gaddafi’s Capitulation

By Lil Joe

It is not okay to lie to the people: I must admit that I was initially taken by surprise by Gaddafi’s capitulation … Read the rest

Nigeria, Ojukwu, Azikiwe, Biafra & Beyond The Rising Sun

NIGERIA, OJUKWU, AZIKIWE, BIAFRA & BEYOND THE RISING SUN deals with the post independence climate in Nigeria, the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War, with particular reference to the central role played by General Odumegwu Ojukwu and the tangential part played by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. It examines the post-war politics of leadership and the lack thereof in present-day Nigeria that continues to be … Read the rest

A Befitting Monument for Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

by Dr. S. Okechukwu Mezu

“Would Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe have seceded from Nigeria and declared Biafra’s Independence if he were in control of the situation. The answer is definitely NO. Would Dr. Azikiwe have worked out an accommodation under the Aburi Accord that projected a Confederation. The answer is definitely YES.  General Ojukwu is General Ojukwu and Zik of Africa Read the rest

Mbakwe or M I Okpara who was better Governor?

This is a brief attempt to answer the question below from Igboville:

[” Facebook Group – IGBOVILLE QUESTION”
Please help me out here. A young friend of mine asked me who is the greatest governor of Igbo origin. Am torn between Chief Samuel Iheonunaka Mbakwe and Sir Michael Okpara. What do you think? Please give reasons for your position.Read the rest

THE LOUD DRUMS OF CIVIL WAR ARE SOUNDING IN NIGERIA: No Six Year Term for President and Governors

The proposed bill from President Goodluck Jonathan for a Six Year term for Governors and the President (whether motivated by selfish reasons or not) is a totally unnecessary distraction and a disingenuous misplacement of priorities.

A new macabre dance of death has commenced in the Nigerian nation as nationals of one ethnic group rise up against another and sometimes against

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