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Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by DuduNegro: 9:48am On Dec 26, 2012
POLITICAL stakeholders in the Southeast zone on Tuesday declared support for presidency Igbo in 2015 under the newly registered United Progressives Party (UPP).

They also described as condemnable, positions being held by certain Igbo persons that only incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan’s inability to re-contest could make any Igbo contest the position in 2015 elections.

The resolutions came as National Chairman of the UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie declared as “unfair”, positions being canvassed in certain quarters that Ndigbo could not rule the country because of their alleged disunity.

Okorie said that what Ndigbo required to rule the country was not 100 per cent unity, but 30 per cent, adding that the Southeast geo-political zone would rule the entire West Africa should there be 50 per cent unity among her people.

At an Igbo Political Forum held in Enugu yesterday, participants also resolved to begin a massive campaign that would make other zones of the country support Igbo aspiration, stressing that it was not fair that over 40 years after independence, the Southeast is the only zone that has not had a shot at the presidency.

the bolded........how do you plan to accomplish that?


Currently, as has been the case for years, Igbo continue to antagonize and push buttons that trigger red flags and unsettle trust with the major political blocs.

To successfully put Igbo in power in 2015 will require support and endorsement from the leadership of one or the other of Yoruba or Hausa voting bloc. Igbo was ostracised from the presidency over 40 years ago for its arrogant assault and violent attack in 1966, aimed at decapitating Yoruba and Hausa at the top and making them impotently weak enough that Igbo become the de facto and unrivaled commandeer of the future of Nigeria.

Anyone sitting in the presidency have complete and unabridged ownership of authority and power and it is imperative that the person is humble and perceivably trustworthy.

Let's look at some of the past markers that has damaged trust and left Igbo in the cold.

1.
It cannot be disputed that Lagos and primarily the West played a most significant role in the rise and popularity of NCNC in the ten years period leading to independence. Instead of honoring its successes and landmark acceptance in the West, Azikiwe, NCNC leader, made calculations to topple Yoruba control of West and impose Igbo dominance completely over the South.

2.
Western region included all the territories in current Yorubaland all the way to the banks of the Niger in modern day Delta state. In 1963, Azikiwe as President of Nigeria worked with his party stalwarts to destabilize and break the political loyalty and hegemony of AG in Western region. This plot produced three outcomes.

a. a political riot and state of emergency in West that succeeded in a splintered loyalty
b. a campaign to dishonor AG and pro West champions; Awolowo and Enahoro were imprisoned.
c. In an effort to further humiliate the West, Azikiwe cut off Benin and Delta provinces from Western region and called it Mid Western region.

3.
In its coup of January 1966, Igbo calculatedly murdered the sittin head of goverment of Western Nigeria and a traditional high Chief in Yorubaland, Ladoke Akintola. They also assassinated Brigadier Ademulegun and wife and Colonel Sodeinde. Not a single Igbo politician, traditional Chief or military command officer was killed. Likewise they assassinated head of the Nigerisn goverment, Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa, murdered head of Northern government and a traditional high Chief of the Fulanis and Northern military Officers. Okotie-Eboh, a Mid Westerner and Nigerian minister of Finance was also assassinated.

Igbos are yet to apologize for these inhuman atrocities

4.
The purpose for going to war was to liberate his fellow Igbos from what they termed "unprovoked terror and hatred against Igbo people" (see 3 above), but what Ojukwu had in mind was quite different. With pre-printed flags he marched into Ijaw territory and planted Biafran flag, headed West and in newly created Bendel state unleashed untold pains after sacking the neutral governor and planting another flag and a Biafran as new governor. He then set his eyes to go and overrun Yorubaland.

Igbos are yet to apologize to Bendel and Delta people and Yoruba people.


Ndigbo's covetous love to own and rule Yorubaland is endemic. They say one thing but act opposite. Yorubas have therefore learnt, painfully, to use this weakness as a tool of manipulation to draw and accomodate Igbo but never again to allow them access into the gates of political acceptance in Yorubaland. They remain locked out even though they contribute immensely to revenue generation in Lagos. This is reflected in their constant anger and dissaffection for Lagos politics and the Yoruba elites that rule the state.

Very recently another Igbo grievance revealed itself when Chinua Achebe, Igbo most achieved literary giant, shared with the world what he thought of Awolowo. This was widely applauded by Igbos in all strata of society. Awolowo is highly reverred in all of Yorubaland and even outside of it and for Igbo to dishonor him in a memoir is tantamount to mounting a live rooster on the chest of murdered Balewa and circulating the photograph amongs his kindred as a message of virile Igbo dominance (rooster was the NCNC party symbol) over a limp North. No dishonor and humiliation can be greater....it calls for a checkmate from the other side!

Why does Igbo take pride in humiliating dead persons that cannot defend themselves? I am open to hear them explain this trait.

So I should wrap this up. Again, going by the history, I cannot see how Igbo is able to convice Yorubaland to accept and endorse the Igbo political brandof arrogance and humiliation of rivals. As a weapon of assassination, words is just as lethal as a bullet - one kills and damages the character, the other kills and damages the body. The Igbos have broadly been spoken for and their voice championed by Achebe and in which they collectively assassinated Awolowo. Your only chance for a 2015 presidency resides in an endorsement by the Northerners.

Good luck and see you in 2015!

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by MrGlobe(m): 10:00am On Dec 26, 2012
is this your own memoir? we have been looking for a counter memoir from south west. is this it?
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:05am On Dec 26, 2012
The midwest was never part of lagos colony,they were originally part of southern nigeria,lumping them with yorubas(lagos) colony,was wrong. The yorubas are traditionally tribalist,they had a lot of wrestling matches with each other known as kirijiri "war", so you can imagine the horror the people of mid west faced when they were lumped together with these primitive people by the british,in other to keep the war ravaged yorubaland financially stable and viable. It was no suprise when midwesterners said they have had enough,a vote was casted,and the people opted for self determination.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:12am On Dec 26, 2012
The creation of mid west region was a democratic process,the people voted for separation from the tribalist yorubas,even the OBA of bini was in support of separation,as the tribalist yorubas never gave him his due respect. This is the reality,yorubas should learn to accept this truth.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by cammyjr(m): 10:14am On Dec 26, 2012
We Really should forget about this Igbo issue, what are we going there to do ? What impact have our leaders on their constituents in the South East ? We are not united and cannot forge a common cause and Чεs we know how to sabo ourselves, so let's forget it and move on, we've not reached that level yet.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:21am On Dec 26, 2012
Yorubas should learn to face reality,they should stop blaming the igbos for their short comings. They blamed igbos(zik) for making them part of nigeria,but with facts,ACM10 and dede had shown that zik never had such powers. They blamed igbos for forming alliance with the north instead of with them,but DEDE had shown how awo's treachery and stupidity led to that. They blamed the igbos for the separation of midwest,but we know that the people of midwest were not originally part of lagos colony,they were together with the easterners,and we know that their separation from the yorubas,was only natural and democratic.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:31am On Dec 26, 2012
cammy jr.:
We Really should forget about this Igbo issue, what are we going there to do ? What impact have our leaders on their constituents in the South East ? We are not united and cannot forge a common cause and Чεs we know how to sabo ourselves, so let's forget it and move on, we've not reached that level yet.
What do you mean by saying that we are not united? No group is more united in nigeria today than the igbos,prior to the war,we were epitome of unity,after the war we fell apart,but we are coming back again,Ohaneze has been working.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by DuduNegro: 10:31am On Dec 26, 2012
Mr. Globe:
is this your own memoir? we have been looking for a counter memoir from south west. is this it?

pazienza: The midwest was never part of lagos colony,they were originally part of southern nigeria,lumping them with yorubas(lagos) colony,was wrong. The yorubas are traditionally tribalist,they had a lot of wrestling matches with each other known as kirijiri "war", so you can imagine the horror the people of mid west faced when they were lumped together with these primitive people by the british,in other to keep the war ravaged yorubaland financially stable and viable. It was no suprise when midwesterners said they have had enough,a vote was casted,and th peope opted for self determination.

Thanks for letting me know.

Now, back to topic,. Given your history with the other zones and regions of Nigeria and weighing it against what I quoted below, a statement by one of your political giants in SE, it is obvious to know you have no chance of winning 2015.

2015 is another dead-end for Igbo political aspiration and why wouldn't your leaders admit it? Help me to understand how you hope to secure this alliance that he is preaching about.

".....participants also resolved to begin a massive campaign that would make other zones of the country support Igbo aspiration."
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:43am On Dec 26, 2012
finally, no wise person depends or counts on yorubas support,their treachery is legendary,GEJ knew this,thats why he sought for igbo vote first,he knows that when an igbo man say yes,he means yes,same with the north. The yoruba is something else,all the while in 2010,yorubas kept shouting buhari and ribadu,but in the end,GEJ won in the south west. How can one trust such people to deliver on their promise.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 11:00am On Dec 26, 2012
sentimentally speaking,I would like to see a nigerian president of igbo extraction in 2015. But on a second thought,i don't really know how that would change anything. And an igbo president might just be what is needed to steer this country away from it's path of self destruction. As a core biafran,i wish nothing but death on nigeria,and these present crop of leaders seem to be leading nigeria to it's much awaited death. So,i say,let us(igbos) concentrate on strenghtening our region,lets get rid of redundant governors like T.A orji,martin elechi, lets get visionary leaders first,and position igboland for that big day,this should be our priority now.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by duality: 11:18am On Dec 26, 2012
does this mean good governance. what is wrong with Nigerians?
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by Standing5(m): 12:15pm On Dec 26, 2012
OP, if the Igbos couldn't make friends in '67-'70 and get their much needed food and aid supply through any other nation, i wonder how u expect their current generation, who are less connected to their real history, to form an alliance . . . Few Igbos who know nada will rather make enemies online and blame other group when evil befalls them.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by cammyjr(m): 12:42pm On Dec 26, 2012
pazienza: What do you mean by saying that we are not united? No group is more united in nigeria today than the igbos,prior to the war,we were epitome of unity,after the war we fell apart,but we are coming back again,Ohaneze has been working.
We all know what happened when we were given the senate President slot, it almost went round the whole south East states , oops sorry the whole states had a taste of that position , Now that's Unity my Brother Right ?. David Mark has been Senate President for what ? 5years or so, so what are we saying ? My Bro the truth is bitter
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 1:42pm On Dec 26, 2012
cammy jr.:
We all know what happened when we were given the senate President slot, it almost went round the whole south East states , oops sorry the whole states had a taste of that position , Now that's Unity my Brother Right ?. David Mark has been Senate President for what ? 5years or so, so what are we saying ? My Bro the truth is bitter
This is nonsense,the yorubas had two house of rep speakers between 2007-10. If yaradua were to complete two tenures of eight years,who knows how many yoruba house speakers we would have had.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by redsun(m): 1:54pm On Dec 26, 2012
I dont think any sane igbo man will inspire to be a president in the present rogue nigeria,not with the kind of politics nigeria plays and the kind ursurpers called politicians in nigeria.

A revolutionized nigeria maybe,but as long as i remains so backwardly primitive,no sane person wants to identify with it.The bunch of present nigerian politicians are brood of vipers,ready to sulk the last drop of blood of the infants.

Creatures to be ashamed of.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 2:00pm On Dec 26, 2012
Standing5: OP, if the Igbos couldn't make friends in '67-'70 and get their much needed food and aid supply through any other nation, i wonder how u expect their current generation, who are less connected to their real history, to form an alliance . . . they will rather make enemies online and blame other group when evil befalls them.
Shut up,biafra was a black rebellion against white colonial set up(nigeria) and had to be crushed,lest the rest of africa starts to rebel against othercolonial set ups,the black had to be put in his place,hence old enemies in britain and USSR closed ranks and USA looked the other way . She was up against britain and USSR. She had allies in haiti(a country that understands what it takes to rebel against white imperialism),tanzania,ivory coast,gabon,zambia.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by ak47mann(m): 2:06pm On Dec 26, 2012
pazienza: Shut up,biafra was a black rebellion against white colonial set up(nigeria) and had to be crushed,lest the rest of africa starts to rebell against othercolonial set ups,the black has to be put in his place,hence old enemies in britain and USSR closed ranks and USA looked the other way . She was up against britain and USSR. She had allies in haiti(a country that understands what it takes to rebell against white imperialism),tanzania,ivory coast,gabon,zambia.
real talk,you know your biafran history very well "there was a country" we had our own judiciary,currency,schools,science and technology etc we knows our enemies are britain and russia even teachers used to teach students that this war is b/w biafra and imperialist....So we know the country that fought against us,nigerians was their foot soildiers

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by DuduNegro: 5:57pm On Dec 26, 2012
pazienza: finally, no wise person depends or counts on yorubas support,their treachery is legendary,GEJ knew this,thats why he sought for igbo vote first,he knows that when an igbo man say yes,he means yes,same with the north. The yoruba is something else,all the while in 2010,yorubas kept shouting buhari and ribadu,but in the end,GEJ won in the south west. How can one trust such people to deliver on their promise.

Really Can you provide any material to support this claim? Yorubas follow their leadership to the voting booth, if Yoruba leaders were in such an agreement as you falsely claim here and they want Buhari/Ribadu then we would have done the right thing to elect them in. We do not back out of alliances....unless the partner had first breached the terms.

It is noteworthy that you say GEJ won in SW. It shows you that we vote as a bloc. There are exceptions where we would rebel against autocratic power, as in wholesale rejection of PDP and the wholesale rejection of ACN in Ondo. SW is a very influential political power movement and can you imagine the gain to Igbo if we support your aspirations for 2015. Igbos are known for your diorientation in political wisdom.......you have to be reminded time and again that the horse goes in front of the cart.

The fact that you went back to 2010 to talk about alliances and treachery is interesting......and revealing.

In 2010 and 2011 Igbo leaders repeated the errors of 1960 and 1979, it entered into a partnership of equal opportunity with the North promising to support Northern candidate to win 2011 if North would back its candidacy in 2015. (see "putting cart before horse" above). SE breached the agreement and voted for Gej instead. Follow the link below to educate yourself on that sour episode.

SE has been the primary target of boko haram in the North and Igbos continue to associate Buhari as a primary sponsor of the terror. If indeed Yorubas reneged on their promise to put Buhari in Aso rock but voted Gej in his stead would it not make sense that Buhari will be upset at Yorubas? If bokoharam is his soldiers, should they not be going directly after Yoruba assets and lives? So the victimization of Igbo in the North may afterall be linked to what you promised them to do but failed to deliver. It's not about Gej, if it was they should be going after Ijaws and they should be going after Yorubas, the other two backing support that put Gej in power.

So check your history and your past relationships with other groups and it should be clear to you that Igbo has no chance of winning Aso in 2015. As I said earlier, Yoruba will accomodate your enterprise but we are not interested in your politics. The North might be interested in another of your equal opportunity treacheries.

Link to Igbo treachery with North in 2010, good read......

http://www.nairaland.com/546444/presidency-igbo-agreed-north-over#7089521

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by ak47mann(m): 6:21pm On Dec 26, 2012
JAY Z WILL SAY, WE DONT BELIEVE YOU,YOU NEED MORE PEOPLE........STILL ON PAGE ZERO....THATS SHOWS IGBOS ARE NOT INTERESTED IN NIGERIAN PRESIDENT.EARLIER U REALIZE THIS,BETTER FOR YOU cool
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by kcswat: 6:28pm On Dec 26, 2012
Dudu_Negro:

Really Can you provide any material to support this claim? Yorubas follow their leadership to the voting booth, if Yoruba leaders were in such an agreement as you falsely claim here and they want Buhari/Ribadu then we would have done the right thing to elect them in. We do not back out of alliances....unless the partner had first breached the terms.

It is noteworthy that you say GEJ won in SW. It shows you that we vote as a bloc. There are exceptions where we would rebel against autocratic power, as in wholesale rejection of PDP and the wholesale rejection of ACN in Ondo. SW is a very influential political power movement and can you imagine the gain to Igbo if we support your aspirations for 2015. Igbos are known for your diorientation in political wisdom.......you have to be reminded time and again that the horse goes in front of the cart.

The fact that you went back to 2010 to talk about alliances and treachery is interesting......and revealing.

In 2010 and 2011 Igbo leaders repeated the errors of 1960 and 1979, it entered into a partnership of equal opportunity with the North promising to support Northern candidate to win 2011 if North would back its candidacy in 2015. (see "putting cart before horse" above). SE breached the agreement and voted for Gej instead. Follow the link below to educate yourself on that sour episode.

SE has been the primary target of boko haram in the North and Igbos continue to associate Buhari as a primary sponsor of the terror. If indeed Yorubas reneged on their promise to put Buhari in Aso rock but voted Gej in his stead would it not make sense that Buhari will be upset at Yorubas? If bokoharam is his soldiers, should they not be going directly after Yoruba assets and lives? So the victimization of Igbo in the North may afterall be linked to what you promised them to do but failed to deliver. It's not about Gej, if it was they should be going after Ijaws and they should be going after Yorubas, the other two backing support that put Gej in power.

So check your history and your past relationships with other groups and it should be clear to you that Igbo has no chance of winning Aso in 2015. As I said earlier, Yoruba will accomodate your enterprise but we are not interested in your politics. The North might be interested in another of your equal opportunity treacheries.

Link to Igbo treachery with North in 2010, good read......

http://www.nairaland.com/546444/presidency-igbo-agreed-north-over#7089521
hmmm. so boko ram no d kill yorubas? to hell with ur one niggar area. remember US ARMY drone is heading to naija and Igbo soldiers recruted by d US will lead them...
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by T9ksy(m): 7:14pm On Dec 26, 2012
Dudu_Negro:
The Igbos have broadly been spoken for and their voice championed by Achebe and in which they collectively assassinated Awolowo. Your only chance for a 2015 presidency resides in an endorsement by the Northerners.

Good luck and see you in 2015!



@ bolded.............Exactly!!!

Ibos only chance of smelling aso rock lies in their endorsement by northerners......yeah right and pigs will grow wings and fly!

Am of the mind that Achebe choose to release his yeye autobiography at this inaspicious moment to benefit the north. With the yorubas and the ibos at

each other's throat, i can't envisage either group supporting the other in their presidential ambition. Meanwhile, northerners are slaughtering

southerners (both yorubas & ibos) with unabated ferocity in their enclave but achebe- an old man in his 80's thought the best he could for his people

now, is to pit them against another major group from the south.



Oh well, i hope the silly ol' goat makes loads of bucks from his book but one thing is certain, he will be best remembered for "There was a country"

and the negative impact it had on southern nigerians.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by T9ksy(m): 7:20pm On Dec 26, 2012
kcswat: hmmm. so boko ram no d kill yorubas? to hell with ur one niggar area. remember US ARMY drone is heading to naija and Igbo soldiers recruted by d US will lead them...



NO SHAKING!!!

Just make sure your ibo soldiers don't lead them(US Army) anywhere near yorubaland.....................
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by Clerverly: 12:15am On Dec 27, 2012
The major problem we have in Igboland is that we pander so much to any Government in power whether this is out of sheer lack of political sophistication, cowardice or inability to
speak fairly with one voice or combination of the above, the political scientist are yet to unravel this. The log goes;
Shagari--------------Igbos voted massively
IBB------------------Cheiftancy Titles here and there!
1993 Elections------- Igbos supported IBB candidates.
Abacha----------------Strongest base was East.
Obasanjo--------------- Igbos supported him against our own Ekwueme
Yardua- ---------------won all the states in East
GEJ- -------------------Largest support base is in the East
I always laugh away people's ignorance when they claim, Igbo support Jonathan out of tribal or ethnic lines because had Yardua been alive today, he would have enjoyed the same massive support as Jonathan from the Igbo. We are too timid and crude when it comes to playing Nigerian politics, always not wanting to upset the apple cart. Until we do that for once, other regions will never respect and give us our deals when it comes to sharing the spoils.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by J12(m): 12:35am On Dec 27, 2012
In this civilian and democratic dispensation, the tribe of a president means nothing.
It won't bring more development, employment, security. . . to his zone/tribe.
Obasanjo was hated by the yorubas more than any other tribe. What did his presidency do for the west? Nothing!
The boko haram insurgency began to brew during Yar'adua's administration. Yar'Adua's administration didn't bring development to the north either.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by igboboy1(m): 12:48am On Dec 27, 2012
Dudu_Negro:

Yorubas follow their leadership to the voting booth,..

This is not new....Zombie = Yoruba....

Igbos are independent thinkers. now you know why OJUKWU is reverred among the Igbos, He did what no Igbo man before him ever did (and what no igbo man after him might do), that is he united the Igbos...

Igbos no dey do oh you are the king your word is final so i will vote as you say my Lord...Na Northerners and Yorubas dey do that won....Every Igbo is an Eze in his compound best believe that....
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by 4chi: 1:13am On Dec 27, 2012
Ibos can NEVER achieve Nigerias presidency except maybe via a military coup a la nzeogwu. They know this and that is why you see them always following any leading horse in the Nigerian political space. They have since the era of Zik resigned their fate to perpetually playing the so called "beautiful bride" to be courted,used and dumped by more serious regions.their present husband is the erstwhile minority ijaw.can you imagine? The fact of the matter is that IBOS ARE NOW A MINORITY REGION IN NIGERIA and their attitude has not endeared them to ANY other ethnic group hence they can only form alliances that guaranteed a subservient position and they are satisfied with the crumbs. One of them,ojo madueke once called the ibo presidential dream"idiotic", he was right. A Tiv,efik or edo man stands a far batter chance.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by Onlytruth(m): 1:56am On Dec 27, 2012
An Igbo person will become Nigeria's president the very day other Nigerians accept that we are Nigerians. We don't need to raise a finger or do anything to achieve that. It is NOT in our hands. It is in the hands of those still debating our Nigerianness. The day they finish debating themselves, one of two things will happen: (1) We (Igbo) produce a Nigerian president; or (2) They agree to allow us secede from Nigeria.

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Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by dayokanu(m): 2:39am On Dec 27, 2012
Clerverly: The major problem we have in Igboland is that we pander so much to any Government in power whether this is out of sheer lack of political sophistication, cowardice or inability to
speak fairly with one voice or combination of the above, the political scientist are yet to unravel this. The log goes;
Shagari--------------Igbos voted massively
IBB------------------Cheiftancy Titles here and there!
1993 Elections------- Igbos supported IBB candidates.
Abacha----------------Strongest base was East.
Obasanjo--------------- Igbos supported him against our own Ekwueme
Yardua- ---------------won all the states in East
GEJ- -------------------Largest support base is in the East
I always laugh away people's ignorance when they claim, Igbo support Jonathan out of tribal or ethnic lines because had Yardua been alive today, he would have enjoyed the same massive support as Jonathan from the Igbo. We are too timid and crude when it comes to playing Nigerian politics, always not wanting to upset the apple cart. Until we do that for once, other regions will never respect and give us our deals when it comes to sharing the spoils.

+1,000

Wait till they call you efulefu
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by igboboy1(m): 5:25am On Dec 27, 2012
gini basara'm with ihe Nigeria? Biko nye'm Biafra....
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by UncleJJ(m): 9:45am On Dec 27, 2012
T9ksy:



@ bolded.............Exactly!!!

Ibos only chance of smelling aso rock lies in their endorsement by northerners......yeah right and pigs will grow wings and fly!

Am of the mind that Achebe choose to release his yeye autobiography at this inaspicious moment to benefit the north. With the yorubas and the ibos at

each other's throat, i can't envisage either group supporting the other in their presidential ambition. Meanwhile, northerners are slaughtering

southerners (both yorubas & ibos) with unabated ferocity in their enclave but achebe- an old man in his 80's thought the best he could for his people

now, is to pit them against another major group from the south.



Oh well, i hope the silly ol' goat makes loads of bucks from his book but one thing is certain, he will be best remembered for "There was a country"

and the negative impact it had on southern nigerians.





Achebe in his old age is wiser than you are. And for good reason's decided to share his own version of the truth. He cannot dispute his facts, as you did not witness these wars or killings - you are merely commenting from words your read from history books.

And, if credible men like Chinua Achebe (respected throughout the world) can be disputed by mere mortals like you - then maybe you should really think about what the OP said ,and the advice towards the ibo people.

You can never rule Nigeria, without support from the North - politics is a numbers game. It's quite unfortunate, Ojukwu's greed and lust for power , put the future generation of ibo land into this political darkness. Ojukwu (RIP) is now with his ancestors - and left his family in disarray, just like the ibo people.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:14am On Dec 27, 2012
Aha! So we have finally dropped the igbo caused us to lose the mid-west propaganda? At least that is a beginning,there might yet be hope for yorubas.
Re: Why Igbo Will Not Win Presidency In 2015 by pazienza(m): 10:18am On Dec 27, 2012
DUDU, you are mad,the mouth piece of Ndiigbo is Ohanaeze ndiigbo,and they endorsed GEJ even before pdp primaries,a situation other people considered as political naivety on the part of Ohanaeze,but they stuck with GEJ through it all,now thats what trust and loyalty is all about.

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