Browsing Tag

chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu

Why We Suspended Our 2 Months Strike – Anambra Resident Doctors

After two months of industrial action, resident doctors of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka have suspended their strike. The institution is owned by Anambra State Government. According to a statement signed by the President and Secretary of the association, Obinna Aniagboso and Chidiebele Egolum respectively, the strike was suspended for a month to allow for negotiation. Recall that due to the alleged failure of the state government to honour its agreement to implement full…

Bianca Ojukwu Evades Question On Plans For Remarriage

Bianca Ojukwu, wife of late Biafra leader Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, tactically evaded a question posed to her during a recent interview on plans to remarry eight years after her husband’s death. Bianca, who is Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, dodged the question during the interview aired on Channels TV programme, ‘THE CHAT’ on Wednesday. The show was anchored by veteran radio personality, Mani Onumonu, who asked if she would like to remarry. But instead of…

Why I Can’t Confirm Debe Ojukwu’s Death – Bianca

Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has said she cannot confirm the death of her late husband’s son, Debe Ojukwu. Ambassador Ojukwu told newsmen Saturday evening that it was not her duty to make announcements in the Ojukwu family. When pressured further that as a stepmother of Debe, she ought to be one of the first persons to know about such things, she said Nnewi people had their customs and tradition. “According to our tradition, it is not my role to make such announcements. We have elders…

Ojukwu’s Widow, Bianca Loses APGA Senatorial Primary

Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of late Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has lost her bid to pick the senatorial ticket of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Anambra South constituency. Bianca, who is a former Ambassador of Nigeria to Spain, lost the senatorial bid after she was defeated by Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu. Ukachukwu won the APGA primary election by polling 211 votes to defeat Bianca who scored 177 votes. The late Ojukwu's widow and anointed candidate of Governor Willie Obiano lost the…

Anambra APGA Primary: Bianca Ojukwu Escapes Death As Gunmen Invade Venue

Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, on Wednesday, escaped death after some gunmen invaded venue of the Anambra South senatorial primary election of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). The senatorial primary election, said to be holding at the Township Stadium, Ekwulobia, in Aguata LGA, was disrupted by gunmen allegedly hired by an aggrieved senatorial aspirant. The gunmen were said to have temporarily put the exercise on hold as delegates ran for their dear lives. The…

If Ojukwu’s Death Didn’t Kill Biafra, No Physical Force Can Kill It – Cleric

Pastor Chris Okafor has said if Biafra struggle can still go on even after Odumegwu Ojukwu’s exit, no physical force can kill it. Describing Biafra as a spirit that cannot be crushed by mere physical weapon or nuclear bomb, Pastor Okafor said only dialogue with members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) can quell the agitations. The General Overseer of Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministry therefore urged the Federal Government to dialogue with the agitators with a view of keeping the nation as one. "Our…

Nigeria Will Not See Another War, David Oyedepo Says

Presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, says Nigeria will not experience another war amid calls by separatist groups agitating for break-out. Papa, as he is fondly called, said this in a satellite telecast of the church’s prayer session in Jos on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the bishop led members of the church in a 30-minute breakfast prayer for peace and prosperity of the country. Oyedepo said it was made known to him via divine revelation in 1979 while praying for…

Buhari: More A Dove, Than A Lion King

The lion is widely known as the king of the jungle. It is strong and devours other lesser animals so effortlessly and recklessly. She is dreaded and worshipped by other animals. On the other hand, the dove is a small harmless bird, which is symbolized in the Holy Scriptures as the harbinger of peace, after the great flood that destroyed mankind. May I specially, welcome our dear President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria after nearly three months medical vacation in London. I am one Nigerian who joined millions of other…

The Speech President Buhari Failed To Deliver

Fellow Nigerians, congratulations on the arrival of our dear President Muhammadu Buhari from a prolonged medical vacation. Let’s all raise our voices and thank God for performing what the President himself described as a miracle. “I’ve never been this sick,” the President had repeatedly told well-wishers. Before his sudden departure from Abuja House, the official residence of Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, events were getting rough and embarrassing as some aggrieved Nigerians had started making a willow…