Opinion: Sleepwalking into avoidable catastrophe: An urgent alert to the World Igbo Congress and other U.S.-based supporters of IPOB and ESN. By Tony Nnadi of NINAS/LNC. What do you think?
In The Atlantic Post Opinion Section, “Ndidi Uwechue’s Column: The Smart African… a place for intelligent discourse,” discusses how to make Nigeria a normal country, and how that is the only way her journey to greatness can begin.
In the Atlantic Post Opinion Section, Ndidi Uwechue writes: “We do find that PDP still goes by the name of “political party”, but that is an illusion or delusion. This type of delusion is quite common in Nigeria. Here are a couple of examples: there is a stretch of uneven ground, thinly tarred, that has no traffic lights, no pedestrian crossings, no pavement, just huge potholes, more like craters, yet Nigerians insist on calling it a “Road”.”
In The Atlantic Post Opinion Section, “Ndidi Uwechue’s Column: The Smart African… a place for intelligent discourse,” discusses the imperative of choosing an alternative culture attitude, under the topic: You! – Can be an agent for socio-political change.
“That the use of the Term “Biafra” in describing the Territory over which he seeks independence, throws up the controversy as to whether it is the Biafra Territory of May 30, 1967 or whether the Territory has shrunk to the East Central State of May 27, 1967 or expanded to include parts or the whole of Midwest Region/State of May 27, 1967,” Tony Nnadi writes in Opinions.
Opinion: An analysis of Dr. Moghalu’s article: “My thoughts on the situation in Southeast Nigeria” by Dr. Okenwa Nwosu, MD.
“What is the lesson of all this history from the standpoint of the present? It is this: that although Nigeria’s Southeast region has a valid case of being politically denied justice and equity, secession or a victim mentality are not the answer,” Kingsley Moghalu writes in Opinions.
In the following Washington Times op-ed, Ivan Sascha Sheehan argues why the U.S. State Department should designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). For him: “The U.S. had correctly prescribed terror labels to other secessionist groups that employ these tactics – the ETA in Spain, the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, and the PKK in Turkey. Now the people IPOB claims to represent, the Igbo, are even seeking to distance themselves from the group. So why hasn’t the U.S.?
“One must say, it is rather shameful for a journalist to resort to the penchant of subtle, yet crude and dangerous slander, to attack anybody who dares to challenge the status quo,” Paulinus Nsirim writes in Opinions.
In the Atlantic Post Opinion Section, Okoro Chinedum Benedict writes: “HE Governor Willie Obiano, history has placed a great and daunting task in your hands. Take a bold step, take charge, call a meeting of various dissenting voices, speak peace to their ears and take a bow like a great leader.”