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2023 Presidency: Ndigbo Not Happy With PDP – Ohanaeze
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2023 Presidency: Ndigbo Not Happy With PDP – Ohanaeze

PDP Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze has expressed its displeasure with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its handling of the zoning of the party’s presidential ticket. Recall that the PDP has gone ahead to screen all the presidential aspirants on its platform despite huge calls that the position be zoned to the South-East. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Ohanaeze Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, he accused the PDP of insincerity. “Ndigbo are not happy with the way PDP has abused the principles of the zoning formula enshrined in her constitution. “This is unacceptable and has brought open the suspicion that the PDP NWC is not sincere with the Igbos after milking the Igbo votes for 20 years. “Any attempts by the NWC to manipulate th...
Buhari’s Visit To Ebonyi Will Pave Way For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release, Ohanaeze Replies IPOB
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Buhari’s Visit To Ebonyi Will Pave Way For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release, Ohanaeze Replies IPOB

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on Friday said the planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Ebonyi State would be instrumental to the release of detained leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Ohanaeze made the remarks in response to warnings by IPOB that Buhari was not welcomed in any South-East state until its leader was released from the custody of the Department of State Services. Ohanaeze, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, in a statement by its Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, urged youths from the South-East zone to stop any action that would truncate the visit of Buhari to Ebonyi State. The group stated that those opposing the planned visit of President Buhari to Ebonyi were incapable and incompetent of carrying out such rog...
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Faction
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Faction

A faction of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Uche Okwukwu, has asked a High Court sitting in Abuja to restrain Professor George Obiozor, who was elected by the Nnia Nwodo-led Ohanaeze from parading himself as the President General or be jailed. Recall that Obiozor who was an erstwhile Nigerian ambassador to the United State, Israel and Cyprus, was elected President of the group at the Dan Anyim Stadium in Owerri, Imo State on January 10. Okechukwu in a motion on notice number FCT/HC/BIU/M/14/21 sought an order restraining Obiozor and his proxies from parading as President of the group pending the determination of the substantive suit. The notice partly read, “An order of this honourable court restraining the defendants, its agent servants from further h...