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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by experimentist: 9:20pm On Nov 11, 2015
you sure say na craze person write this thing
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by AAinEqGuinea: 9:20pm On Nov 11, 2015
saintikechi:

The author is indeed a crazy man, a coward prefers to remain a slave forever and gives 100 reasons why he is too scared to fight for his freedom. A baby does not suck its mothers breast forever. Biafra has come of age.

Whip a slave hard enough and he'll proudly teach his generations to only know and accept their suffering and servitude.

just when I thought this was only a chapter in History.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by lukaino(m): 9:20pm On Nov 11, 2015
Op, your brain is working at full capacity.
You have just told the truth which no on wants to hear. Leadership remains the problem not Biafra.
I visited Aba recently and i was close to tears even though i am not from eastern Nigeria. What i saw i can dare say is a product of wickedness of man over a people who are supppsed to be his blood. Igbos should start this revolt by holding all those leaders who have brought the east to its knees accountable for their deeds while in power. God bless us

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by ikevin(m): 9:20pm On Nov 11, 2015
Can I know the states under Biafra by the way? Also, I need to state that I do not conform at all with the idea. But, can I know the states you guys assume to be under the Biafran state.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by damton(m): 9:21pm On Nov 11, 2015
kingzizzy:



After all you write up, you do not have the brain to understand the obvious, even after 55 years of disastrous nationhood. You will never have good Governance under Nigeria. Only you can give your self good Governance and that is why you should aspire to your own country. With what you know about Nigerias history, why do you still believe in this British contraption called Nigeria that had never worked? You need another 55 years of no light, no water, no good roads and bad Governance before you realise that Nigeria should be broken up into smaller units so it can work rather than one big unit that is a faliure?
Wake up from your slumber
Your stupidity is amazing.


Despite the highpoints in the write-up detailing the rigors and adversities of secession, you still chose to be foolish.

perhaps, you should learn from the case of South Sudan as an example .

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Icecomrade: 9:21pm On Nov 11, 2015
saintikechi:

The author is indeed a crazy man, a coward prefers to remain a slave forever and gives 100 reasons why he is too scared to fight for his freedom. A baby does not suck its mothers breast forever. Biafra has come of age.

You should ve just ignored the guy now. Why respond to a crazyman

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Nobody: 9:22pm On Nov 11, 2015
Dey there,wey buhari don carry all the post wey suppose go round take give only his fulani brothers finish.
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Emekamex(m): 9:22pm On Nov 11, 2015
WIZGUY69:
grin. op
they will call you a crazyman now because you are telling them the truth.
iboes didn't know that they are parasites that we must feed.
burdens that we have been taking care of since Independence.

I don't even know what there 5 red mud states contribute to fg accounts.

ingrates cool
Thunder fire you

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by RisingSun1: 9:24pm On Nov 11, 2015
Good leadership you have not gotten since 1960,na now you go get am?

Abeg go and sit down.

What I want is freedom.Biafra must stand!

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Hero10001: 9:25pm On Nov 11, 2015
lukaino:
Op, your brain is working at full capacity.
You have just told the truth which no on wants to hear. Leadership remains the problem not Biafra.
I visited Aba recently and i was close to tears even though i am not from eastern Nigeria. What i saw i can dare say is a product of wickedness of man over a people who are supppsed to be his blood. Igbos should start this revolt by holding all those leaders who have brought the east to its knees accountable for their deeds while in power. God bless us
and flat.h.e.ads do tell us that Aba is a better place than Ibadan?!
Chai!
With this bad yeeboe leaders, biafra go suffer.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Tripleclick(m): 9:26pm On Nov 11, 2015
Some igbos are fools.. for 45yrs u nva smell presidency.. 45 yrs thy never gv u international airport 45yrs de nva gv u common seaport ad bizness oriented ppl For 45 yrs u r paying more dn others in education 45yrs quota system never u r favour 45yrs they nva gv u a good companies 45yrs thy kill and humiliated u 45yrs thy callednu drug pusher, kidnaper 45yrs thy never gv u anything from d center AND YOU ARE BLAMING YOUR LEADERS..WHO KNOWS U R NOT SERIOUS ALL THY WANT IS FOR IGBOS TO PROTEST FIRST B4 DE NOTICE DM
SHAME! SHAME!,SHAME ON SOME IGBOS





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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by nightmile: 9:27pm On Nov 11, 2015
kponkedenge:
Biafaud must come, igbos must go shebi u people say Biafra wuld be beta dan dubai oya start going 2 ur erosion land.

No body will even miss them , surprise to see many Yorubas in to advance car repairs already into genuine spare part business. With time,the confidence people are building around them, they will have big patronize.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Nobody: 9:27pm On Nov 11, 2015
You're indeed a crazyman!You lack understanding and as well a very low IQ.Are the Eastern states been governed independently or are they part of the federating units of the zoo?Let me tell you,if you build a house on a faulty foundation,that house will never stand and that is the problem with this zoo.Wake up from your slumber and know the truth for this slavish mentality to clear from your darkness infested world.Nigerians don't like the Igbos and we can't beg them to like us.From my assesment,your epistle makes me realize you're a Yoruba coward.Don't forget that after the civil war,we were striped off of all we had and were just given #20 and we still came this far.We'll survive without Nigeria even if we find ourselves in the desert.Foolish crazy Yoruba coward.
CrazyMan:
Its no longer news hearing the ongoing protests in various part of the SE by the IPOB youths. In as much as I'm of the SE extraction, I want my fellow South Easterners to be rational and objective in their thinking. Biafra shouldn't be our priority now.

The reasons why I'm of the opinion that Biafra shouldn't be our priority are:


1. Most powerful Igbos leaders are against it: Those of us with strong memories would agree with me that Nnamdi Kanu isn't the first person to follow this path.

Years ago during Obasanjo's administration, Mr Ralph Uwazurike the leader of MASSOB attempted something similar. What was the result...he spent years locked up in an underground cell, his members were jailed many are still in jail as we speak, some even lost their precious lives.

The then igbo leaders who even had the senate leadership then did nothing, why cos they weren't ready to relinquish their positions and Federal Government appointments for Uwazurike's movement.

If nothing was done by the SE leaders then, what makes the youths so certain that they'll lift a finger towards their course now considering the fact that most of our leaders are self centered?

2. Thousands and even millions of South Easterners are likely going to be plunged into the job market upon declaration of Biafra: Its most likely that if the biafran dream is actualized today, Igbos working in various Nigerian government parastatals across the federation would automatically loose their job. Starting from Igbos in the military (Army, Airforce and Navy), to Civil Service, to the Nigerian Police Force, NSCDC, Customs, Immigration, FRSC, EFCC, ICPC, The Ministry, Ministers and Senators from the biafran territory will no longer be recognized in the Nigerian Senate, ...etc.

Can we cope with that, noting that the current economy of some SE states isn't something to be proud about, and we can't even secure employment for those living there how much more when you have a mass exodus of people relocating home. How will they survive?

Germany requested for thousands of Syrian refugees because they have a very good economy to settle them in months.

We should understand that if Biafra is declared, a similar mass exodus would be experienced.

Question is do we have a plan to absorb the thousands who probably would be relieved of their duties by the Nigerian Federal Government into the biafran economy and create such parastatals for them with a short period of time so they can work and take care of their families?

These are questions we need to ask ourselves.

3. The SE is improvised: We deserve a good leadership in the SE not biafra: Currently, we lack good roads, we lack constant electricity, we lack well equipped government primary and secondary schools, we lack portable drinking water...etc. Why should secession be our priority?

Few months ago, Afikpo youths comprising of Amasiri, Edda, Uwanna...etc blocked the roads to protest 2years of blackout in Afikpo. (The thread was even on Nairaland) I witnessed that protest live cos I was in Amasiri (Ebotrans park) en route Abakaliki and was delayed by the protesters for over an hour because the whole roads leading to Abakaliki were all blocked.

If Afikpo which is agurably the second largest town with the best economy in Ebonyi state after Abakaliki can be in darkness for 2years, then I think its time for us to go back to the drawing board. Cos we can't expect the biafra economy to survive in darkness.

We should also be bothered about the number of our educated minds finding their way to other geopolitical zones outside the SE in search of greener pastures. That's another indication to tell us that our economy needs serious rehabilitation.

If we're so bent on making biafra a reality then we should beginning to hold our leaders accountable to every promise they made to us during the past elections

Great nations are ruled by great minds not thieves, crooks and heartless looters camouflaging themselves as leaders to enrich their 20th generation.

It is time for the Igbo youths to come together and reverse the trend of ubiquitous leadership ravishing igbo land and put up a system that would enable the best of us emerge as leaders.

Our leaders are our problem, therefore we should direct our aggression towards them. Because even if the biafran dream becomes a reality, I doubt we would survive up to 3years considering the kind of crooks we have as leaders.

We should try to understand that Biafra isn't the solution to the problems we're currently facing in the SE. If we fail to address the issue of bad leadership then biafra will be a case of "Dead On Arrival".

4. Inability to stand Independently: A child only thinks of leaving his parents home to cater for himself when feels he's matured enough to survive independently.

If we're sincere enough, you'll all agree with me that most SE states cannot survive without FG allocation. Currently people in Ebony are experiencing serious hardship. No thanks to the Governor (Dave) who has slashed their salaries for no good reason. Imo state isn't left out of the suffering as state workers there are also experiencing hardship as well.

We have FG allocations yet our Governors cannot pay their workers, and cannot make the state habitable for its people by providing basic amenities. What do you think would happen if the allocation stops?

A few years back when Rochas announced that he wants all secondary schools in imo state to put on a particular school uniform. Yes it was a welcome development to reduce discrimination's amongst schools. But most people frowned at him when he contracted the job to a Chinese company.

Why would a governor contract a job to a Chinese company for billions of naira when there are so many indigenous companies in the SE that would do it for a far lesser amount?

If our leaders are interested in developing the SE why have they refused to invest in the numerous untapped resources in the SE?

Or are they scared that their successors would become the direct benefactors when they leave office?

Isn't that a myopic way of reasoning?

5. Dis-unity and inability to make accurate political calculations: From the 1999 till date, while people of other regions had managed to unite behind their candidate of choice in virtually all elections that had been held, we have always failed to do so.

I wasn't born during the civil war so I have very little knowledge about Ojukwu's acceptance by the general Igbo populace then.

But I remember vividly in 2003 how he (Ojukwu) lost that election in the SE to PDP's Obasanjo. It was recorded that Obasanjo had a thrilling 69.46% of votes from the SE. If we sincerely wanted power that year why didn't we rally round Ojukwu and give him our support like we did during the civil war?

Even when Alex Ekwueme contested the PDP primaries against Obasanjo the same year (2003). That attempt clearly outlined the dis unity amongst our leaders, because most PDP governors of SE states openly campaigned against their own son and supported the same Obsanjo.

Ever since I became knowledgeable of the events happening around me, I've never witnessed any election in Nigeria where we (Igbos) emphatically agreed and produced a candidate of the Igbo extraction acceptable to the whole nation and backed him aggressively. Just as President Buhari was backed by his kinsmen and practically other tribes.

In all the elections however from 1999-till date, we (Igbos) have failed to present a formidable candidate.

We don't even have a formidable political party to start with in the SE. The APGA which was created by Ojukwu has only the governorship seat in Anambra state to boast of.

The North and the SW easily formed an alliance because they had formidable parties they were all loyal to.

My point is that if we cannot determine our political relevance here in Nigeria, we'll keep having problems among ourselves should biafra become a reality.

Solution: We are all Nigerians so we should work towards the growth of this country. To my IPOB brothers, I will say sheath your swords. Don't waste your precious lives, MASSOB has followed that path, and today their members in jail are yet to get justice and those that lost their lives as a result of the struggle have been forgotten. If you die in this struggle you will be forgotten, your name wouldn't even be mentioned anywhere as a hero. Our leaders don't care, their kids are all abroad so when a stray bullet from a happy trigger policeman hits you, you're gone. No justice!

Anyi Ga-eme Mbaa Ka Ódi Ukwuu Ma Öbúrú Na Agbúrú Nille Ga Etikota Aka Rúó Órú Ma Gharakwa Ì Na-ata Ndi Ózó Uta Mgbe Ihe Mgberede Dakwasiri Anyi.E Kwenyerem Nigïria Ga Adikwa Ukwúú ÖZÖ.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by bugzbunny: 9:27pm On Nov 11, 2015
EUROBOMBER:
@CrazyMan, God bless you. More of us should continue to speak out before people start mistaking IPOB for Igbos.

IPOB is a cult and should be dealt with by the government.

What we need in Igboland is good governance that's all, not Biafra.


These eediots shouting Biafra everywhere cannot tell you categorically and mathematically how and what this Biafra would look like and how it would run.

How would they provide jobs for the massive army of unemployed Igbo youths if Biafra is declared today?

How will they pay salaries?

How will they provide power, good water and all that assuming Biafra starts today?

Who is their foreign ally? They are busy cursing Britain and others!

Who are your local allies? Everybody should get lost, Biafra can survive, we can do it!

These IPOB people are very daft animals I tell you.
Ur generation is an evil cult
Wats ur biz with biafra
U hate them
They hate u
Wats d pretence for
Leave matter for mathias

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by CSTR2: 9:28pm On Nov 11, 2015
Raiders:
who are the people grossly missmanging and stealing money for decades? Are they not your igbo brothers and sisters like former governers of Abia, Imo and other igbo states. Adamu or Tayo did not steal any government money from your state. Our problem in Nigeria is bad leadership
So it is my Igbo brothers that have not smelled the presidency that would resuscitate the EFCC to deal with criminal Igbo governors preying on a weak federal system?
It is my Igbo brothers that have not been president sine 1962 that would chart economic policies that would stimulate growth, devt and then create jobs, develop the country, create modern national transportation network that would create a cyclic chain of growth and development?
It is my Igbo brother that have not even gotten a chance at the presidency that would create a military industrial complex that would create jobs, increase GDP, and a strong industrial base?
The SE gets by far the least federal allocation in this country. What kind of possible serious development do you think those meagre funds can create?
The confab resolution that should give more powers to the state to create enough revenues for development was jettisoned by your president.
So, as much as the SE governors are very culpable, the problem is much deeper.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by homirefacuny(m): 9:28pm On Nov 11, 2015
@op

Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Themonster: 9:28pm On Nov 11, 2015
am sorry crazyman only useless yarabas will buy this your concoction
Nigeria has expired so we say no to Nigeria
let's try something new
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by prideofscience: 9:29pm On Nov 11, 2015
Let be careful abt dis ipob crying Biafra. b4 they emerge with a terror group aid by some country dt u knw. sad
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Icecomrade: 9:29pm On Nov 11, 2015
ikevin:
Can I know the states under Biafra by the way? Also, I need to state that I do not conform at all with the idea. But, can I know the states you guys assume to be under the Biafran state.

Lagos, Abuja and Kano

Since you are asking a stupid question, atleast I ve helped you with a stupid answer.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by seeker121(m): 9:30pm On Nov 11, 2015
I believed the problem of Nigeria is leadership and not secession,Ibos should have a rethink about this Biafra of a thing,i foresee more harms than goods.
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by wonderiyke(m): 9:30pm On Nov 11, 2015
CrazyMan:
Its no longer news hearing the ongoing protests in various part of the SE by the IPOB youths. In as much as I'm of the SE extraction, I want my fellow South Easterners to be rational and objective in their thinking. Biafra shouldn't be our priority now.

The reasons why I'm of the opinion that Biafra shouldn't be our priority are:


1. Most powerful Igbos leaders are against it: Those of us with strong memories would agree with me that Nnamdi Kanu isn't the first person to follow this path.

Years ago during Obasanjo's administration, Mr Ralph Uwazurike the leader of MASSOB attempted something similar. What was the result...he spent years locked up in an underground cell, his members were jailed many are still in jail as we speak, some even lost their precious lives.

The then igbo leaders who even had the senate leadership then did nothing, why cos they weren't ready to relinquish their positions and Federal Government appointments for Uwazurike's movement.

If nothing was done by the SE leaders then, what makes the youths so certain that they'll lift a finger towards their course now considering the fact that most of our leaders are self centered?

2. Thousands and even millions of South Easterners are likely going to be plunged into the job market upon declaration of Biafra: Its most likely that if the biafran dream is actualized today, Igbos working in various Nigerian government parastatals across the federation would automatically loose their job. Starting from Igbos in the military (Army, Airforce and Navy), to Civil Service, to the Nigerian Police Force, NSCDC, Customs, Immigration, FRSC, EFCC, ICPC, The Ministry, Ministers and Senators from the biafran territory will no longer be recognized in the Nigerian Senate, ...etc.

Can we cope with that, noting that the current economy of some SE states isn't something to be proud about, and we can't even secure employment for those living there how much more when you have a mass exodus of people relocating home. How will they survive?

Germany requested for thousands of Syrian refugees because they have a very good economy to settle them in months.

We should understand that if Biafra is declared, a similar mass exodus would be experienced.

Question is do we have a plan to absorb the thousands who probably would be relieved of their duties by the Nigerian Federal Government into the biafran economy and create such parastatals for them with a short period of time so they can work and take care of their families?

These are questions we need to ask ourselves.

3. The SE is improvised: We deserve a good leadership in the SE not biafra: Currently, we lack good roads, we lack constant electricity, we lack well equipped government primary and secondary schools, we lack portable drinking water...etc. Why should secession be our priority?

Few months ago, Afikpo youths comprising of Amasiri, Edda, Uwanna...etc blocked the roads to protest 2years of blackout in Afikpo. (The thread was even on Nairaland) I witnessed that protest live cos I was in Amasiri (Ebotrans park) en route Abakaliki and was delayed by the protesters for over an hour because the whole roads leading to Abakaliki were all blocked.

If Afikpo which is agurably the second largest town with the best economy in Ebonyi state after Abakaliki can be in darkness for 2years, then I think its time for us to go back to the drawing board. Cos we can't expect the biafra economy to survive in darkness.

We should also be bothered about the number of our educated minds finding their way to other geopolitical zones outside the SE in search of greener pastures. That's another indication to tell us that our economy needs serious rehabilitation.

If we're so bent on making biafra a reality then we should beginning to hold our leaders accountable to every promise they made to us during the past elections

Great nations are ruled by great minds not thieves, crooks and heartless looters camouflaging themselves as leaders to enrich their 20th generation.

It is time for the Igbo youths to come together and reverse the trend of ubiquitous leadership ravishing igbo land and put up a system that would enable the best of us emerge as leaders.

Our leaders are our problem, therefore we should direct our aggression towards them. Because even if the biafran dream becomes a reality, I doubt we would survive up to 3years considering the kind of crooks we have as leaders.

We should try to understand that Biafra isn't the solution to the problems we're currently facing in the SE. If we fail to address the issue of bad leadership then biafra will be a case of "Dead On Arrival".

4. Inability to stand Independently: A child only thinks of leaving his parents home to cater for himself when feels he's matured enough to survive independently.

If we're sincere enough, you'll all agree with me that most SE states cannot survive without FG allocation. Currently people in Ebony are experiencing serious hardship. No thanks to the Governor (Dave) who has slashed their salaries for no good reason. Imo state isn't left out of the suffering as state workers there are also experiencing hardship as well.

We have FG allocations yet our Governors cannot pay their workers, and cannot make the state habitable for its people by providing basic amenities. What do you think would happen if the allocation stops?

A few years back when Rochas announced that he wants all secondary schools in imo state to put on a particular school uniform. Yes it was a welcome development to reduce discrimination's amongst schools. But most people frowned at him when he contracted the job to a Chinese company.

Why would a governor contract a job to a Chinese company for billions of naira when there are so many indigenous companies in the SE that would do it for a far lesser amount?

If our leaders are interested in developing the SE why have they refused to invest in the numerous untapped resources in the SE?

Or are they scared that their successors would become the direct benefactors when they leave office?

Isn't that a myopic way of reasoning?

5. Dis-unity and inability to make accurate political calculations: From the 1999 till date, while people of other regions had managed to unite behind their candidate of choice in virtually all elections that had been held, we have always failed to do so.

I wasn't born during the civil war so I have very little knowledge about Ojukwu's acceptance by the general Igbo populace then.

But I remember vividly in 2003 how he (Ojukwu) lost that election in the SE to PDP's Obasanjo. It was recorded that Obasanjo had a thrilling 69.46% of votes from the SE. If we sincerely wanted power that year why didn't we rally round Ojukwu and give him our support like we did during the civil war?

Even when Alex Ekwueme contested the PDP primaries against Obasanjo the same year (2003). That attempt clearly outlined the dis unity amongst our leaders, because most PDP governors of SE states openly campaigned against their own son and supported the same Obsanjo.

Ever since I became knowledgeable of the events happening around me, I've never witnessed any election in Nigeria where we (Igbos) emphatically agreed and produced a candidate of the Igbo extraction acceptable to the whole nation and backed him aggressively. Just as President Buhari was backed by his kinsmen and practically other tribes.

In all the elections however from 1999-till date, we (Igbos) have failed to present a formidable candidate.

We don't even have a formidable political party to start with in the SE. The APGA which was created by Ojukwu has only the governorship seat in Anambra state to boast of.

The North and the SW easily formed an alliance because they had formidable parties they were all loyal to.

My point is that if we cannot determine our political relevance here in Nigeria, we'll keep having problems among ourselves should biafra become a reality.

Solution: We are all Nigerians so we should work towards the growth of this country. To my IPOB brothers, I will say sheath your swords. Don't waste your precious lives, MASSOB has followed that path, and today their members in jail are yet to get justice and those that lost their lives as a result of the struggle have been forgotten. If you die in this struggle you will be forgotten, your name wouldn't even be mentioned anywhere as a hero. Our leaders don't care, their kids are all abroad so when a stray bullet from a happy trigger policeman hits you, you're gone. No justice!

Anyi Ga-eme Mbaa Ka Ódi Ukwuu Ma Öbúrú Na Agbúrú Nille Ga Etikota Aka Rúó Órú Ma Gharakwa Ì Na-ata Ndi Ózó Uta Mgbe Ihe Mgberede Dakwasiri Anyi.E Kwenyerem Nigïria Ga Adikwa Ukwúú ÖZÖ.

Nwannam, ka Chineke m gozierem gi nke ukwu. (May God bless you indeed my brother)
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Nobody: 9:30pm On Nov 11, 2015
Biafra would not exist in this century.
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by stagger: 9:31pm On Nov 11, 2015
CrazyMan:
Its no longer news hearing the ongoing protests in various part of the SE by the IPOB youths. In as much as I'm of the SE extraction, I want my fellow South Easterners to be rational and objective in their thinking. Biafra shouldn't be our priority now.

The reasons why I'm of the opinion that Biafra shouldn't be our priority are:


1. Most powerful Igbos leaders are against it: Those of us with strong memories would agree with me that Nnamdi Kanu isn't the first person to follow this path.

Years ago during Obasanjo's administration, Mr Ralph Uwazurike the leader of MASSOB attempted something similar. What was the result...he spent years locked up in an underground cell, his members were jailed many are still in jail as we speak, some even lost their precious lives.

The then igbo leaders who even had the senate leadership then did nothing, why cos they weren't ready to relinquish their positions and Federal Government appointments for Uwazurike's movement.

If nothing was done by the SE leaders then, what makes the youths so certain that they'll lift a finger towards their course now considering the fact that most of our leaders are self centered?

2. Thousands and even millions of South Easterners are likely going to be plunged into the job market upon declaration of Biafra: Its most likely that if the biafran dream is actualized today, Igbos working in various Nigerian government parastatals across the federation would automatically loose their job. Starting from Igbos in the military (Army, Airforce and Navy), to Civil Service, to the Nigerian Police Force, NSCDC, Customs, Immigration, FRSC, EFCC, ICPC, The Ministry, Ministers and Senators from the biafran territory will no longer be recognized in the Nigerian Senate, ...etc.

Can we cope with that, noting that the current economy of some SE states isn't something to be proud about, and we can't even secure employment for those living there how much more when you have a mass exodus of people relocating home. How will they survive?

Germany requested for thousands of Syrian refugees because they have a very good economy to settle them in months.

We should understand that if Biafra is declared, a similar mass exodus would be experienced.

Question is do we have a plan to absorb the thousands who probably would be relieved of their duties by the Nigerian Federal Government into the biafran economy and create such parastatals for them with a short period of time so they can work and take care of their families?

These are questions we need to ask ourselves.

3. The SE is improvised: We deserve a good leadership in the SE not biafra: Currently, we lack good roads, we lack constant electricity, we lack well equipped government primary and secondary schools, we lack portable drinking water...etc. Why should secession be our priority?

Few months ago, Afikpo youths comprising of Amasiri, Edda, Uwanna...etc blocked the roads to protest 2years of blackout in Afikpo. (The thread was even on Nairaland) I witnessed that protest live cos I was in Amasiri (Ebotrans park) en route Abakaliki and was delayed by the protesters for over an hour because the whole roads leading to Abakaliki were all blocked.

If Afikpo which is agurably the second largest town with the best economy in Ebonyi state after Abakaliki can be in darkness for 2years, then I think its time for us to go back to the drawing board. Cos we can't expect the biafra economy to survive in darkness.

We should also be bothered about the number of our educated minds finding their way to other geopolitical zones outside the SE in search of greener pastures. That's another indication to tell us that our economy needs serious rehabilitation.

If we're so bent on making biafra a reality then we should beginning to hold our leaders accountable to every promise they made to us during the past elections

Great nations are ruled by great minds not thieves, crooks and heartless looters camouflaging themselves as leaders to enrich their 20th generation.

It is time for the Igbo youths to come together and reverse the trend of ubiquitous leadership ravishing igbo land and put up a system that would enable the best of us emerge as leaders.

Our leaders are our problem, therefore we should direct our aggression towards them. Because even if the biafran dream becomes a reality, I doubt we would survive up to 3years considering the kind of crooks we have as leaders.

We should try to understand that Biafra isn't the solution to the problems we're currently facing in the SE. If we fail to address the issue of bad leadership then biafra will be a case of "Dead On Arrival".

4. Inability to stand Independently: A child only thinks of leaving his parents home to cater for himself when feels he's matured enough to survive independently.

If we're sincere enough, you'll all agree with me that most SE states cannot survive without FG allocation. Currently people in Ebony are experiencing serious hardship. No thanks to the Governor (Dave) who has slashed their salaries for no good reason. Imo state isn't left out of the suffering as state workers there are also experiencing hardship as well.

We have FG allocations yet our Governors cannot pay their workers, and cannot make the state habitable for its people by providing basic amenities. What do you think would happen if the allocation stops?

A few years back when Rochas announced that he wants all secondary schools in imo state to put on a particular school uniform. Yes it was a welcome development to reduce discrimination's amongst schools. But most people frowned at him when he contracted the job to a Chinese company.

Why would a governor contract a job to a Chinese company for billions of naira when there are so many indigenous companies in the SE that would do it for a far lesser amount?

If our leaders are interested in developing the SE why have they refused to invest in the numerous untapped resources in the SE?

Or are they scared that their successors would become the direct benefactors when they leave office?

Isn't that a myopic way of reasoning?

5. Dis-unity and inability to make accurate political calculations: From the 1999 till date, while people of other regions had managed to unite behind their candidate of choice in virtually all elections that had been held, we have always failed to do so.

I wasn't born during the civil war so I have very little knowledge about Ojukwu's acceptance by the general Igbo populace then.

But I remember vividly in 2003 how he (Ojukwu) lost that election in the SE to PDP's Obasanjo. It was recorded that Obasanjo had a thrilling 69.46% of votes from the SE. If we sincerely wanted power that year why didn't we rally round Ojukwu and give him our support like we did during the civil war?

Even when Alex Ekwueme contested the PDP primaries against Obasanjo the same year (2003). That attempt clearly outlined the dis unity amongst our leaders, because most PDP governors of SE states openly campaigned against their own son and supported the same Obsanjo.

Ever since I became knowledgeable of the events happening around me, I've never witnessed any election in Nigeria where we (Igbos) emphatically agreed and produced a candidate of the Igbo extraction acceptable to the whole nation and backed him aggressively. Just as President Buhari was backed by his kinsmen and practically other tribes.

In all the elections however from 1999-till date, we (Igbos) have failed to present a formidable candidate.

We don't even have a formidable political party to start with in the SE. The APGA which was created by Ojukwu has only the governorship seat in Anambra state to boast of.

The North and the SW easily formed an alliance because they had formidable parties they were all loyal to.

My point is that if we cannot determine our political relevance here in Nigeria, we'll keep having problems among ourselves should biafra become a reality.

Solution: We are all Nigerians so we should work towards the growth of this country. To my IPOB brothers, I will say sheath your swords. Don't waste your precious lives, MASSOB has followed that path, and today their members in jail are yet to get justice and those that lost their lives as a result of the struggle have been forgotten. If you die in this struggle you will be forgotten, your name wouldn't even be mentioned anywhere as a hero. Our leaders don't care, their kids are all abroad so when a stray bullet from a happy trigger policeman hits you, you're gone. No justice!

Anyi Ga-eme Mbaa Ka Ódi Ukwuu Ma Öbúrú Na Agbúrú Nille Ga Etikota Aka Rúó Órú Ma Gharakwa Ì Na-ata Ndi Ózó Uta Mgbe Ihe Mgberede Dakwasiri Anyi.E Kwenyerem Nigïria Ga Adikwa Ukwúú ÖZÖ.

Good post but will those youths marching and burning tires in SE towns learn anything? The SE does not even have a standing army, or even an air force. Who can ever win any modern warfare without air support? Some of these Biafra agitators should go to the TAC Makurdi and other Air Force formations all over the country to see the kinds of weapons they will come against should a secession be attempted.

That is when people will realize that the Fed Govt is not as broke as Buhari painted it and you will suddenly see weapons being bought in millions of dollars from out of nowhere.

Peopel should be wise oo!

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by azzima(m): 9:31pm On Nov 11, 2015
Aigbofa:
Unfortunately Biafrans will call you a crazy man.
Noooo.....they will call him a Yoruba man. This is an Igbo man that is thinking logically and not out of Hatred or sentiments.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by bugzbunny: 9:31pm On Nov 11, 2015
ikevin:
Can I know the states under Biafra by the way? Also, I need to state that I do not conform at all with the idea. But, can I know the states you guys assume to be under the Biafran state.
The states are ur parlour..... Ur kitchen.. Ur head... Is it hard for fools to mind their bizness...I think so

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by okeybarca: 9:32pm On Nov 11, 2015
The idiot dat wrote dis.if dey ask u now u said u went to school. Shame on.a slave u are and a slave shall u remain.till u die.ewu awusa like u

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Themonster: 9:32pm On Nov 11, 2015
seeker121:
I believed the problem of Nigeria is leadership and not secession,Ibos should have a rethink about this Biafra of a thing,i foresee more harms than goods.

it's too late

we want biafra

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Harjibode(m): 9:33pm On Nov 11, 2015
Aigbofa:
Unfortunately Biafrans will call you a crazy man.

Ifa Kan ko si ni para
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Tripleclick(m): 9:33pm On Nov 11, 2015
CrazyMan:

Exactly my brother IPOB is an evil cult just like boko haram.

I wonder why the average igbo youth can't even reason. Even if Biafra is to become a reality, now is certainly not the time. Cos we aren't economically capable of shouldering the responsibilities and challenges we're definitely going to encounter.

Let our youths channel their aggression towards our leaders and demand for a better leadership in the south east.
[color=#000000]Some igbos are fools.. for

45yrs u nva smell presidency..

45 yrs thy never gv u international airport

45yrs de nva gv u common seaport ad bizness oriented ppl

For 45 yrs u r paying more dn others in education


45yrs quota system never u r favour

45yrs they nva gv u a good companies

45yrs thy kill and humiliated u

45yrs thy callednu drug pusher, kidnaper

45yrs thy never gv u anything from d center

AND YOU ARE BLAMING YOUR LEADERS..WHO KNOWS U R NOT SERIOUS
ALL THY WANT IS FOR IGBOS TO PROTEST FIRST B4 DE NOTICE DM
Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by kozmokaz(m): 9:33pm On Nov 11, 2015
CrazyMan:
Its no longer news hearing the ongoing protests in various part of the SE by the IPOB youths. In as much as I'm of the SE extraction, I want my fellow South Easterners to be rational and objective in their thinking. Biafra shouldn't be our priority now.

The reasons why I'm of the opinion that Biafra shouldn't be our priority are:


1. Most powerful Igbos leaders are against it: Those of us with strong memories would agree with me that Nnamdi Kanu isn't the first person to follow this path.

Years ago during Obasanjo's administration, Mr Ralph Uwazurike the leader of MASSOB attempted something similar. What was the result...he spent years locked up in an underground cell, his members were jailed many are still in jail as we speak, some even lost their precious lives.

The then igbo leaders who even had the senate leadership then did nothing, why cos they weren't ready to relinquish their positions and Federal Government appointments for Uwazurike's movement.

If nothing was done by the SE leaders then, what makes the youths so certain that they'll lift a finger towards their course now considering the fact that most of our leaders are self centered?

2. Thousands and even millions of South Easterners are likely going to be plunged into the job market upon declaration of Biafra: Its most likely that if the biafran dream is actualized today, Igbos working in various Nigerian government parastatals across the federation would automatically loose their job. Starting from Igbos in the military (Army, Airforce and Navy), to Civil Service, to the Nigerian Police Force, NSCDC, Customs, Immigration, FRSC, EFCC, ICPC, The Ministry, Ministers and Senators from the biafran territory will no longer be recognized in the Nigerian Senate, ...etc.

Can we cope with that, noting that the current economy of some SE states isn't something to be proud about, and we can't even secure employment for those living there how much more when you have a mass exodus of people relocating home. How will they survive?

Germany requested for thousands of Syrian refugees because they have a very good economy to settle them in months.

We should understand that if Biafra is declared, a similar mass exodus would be experienced.

Question is do we have a plan to absorb the thousands who probably would be relieved of their duties by the Nigerian Federal Government into the biafran economy and create such parastatals for them with a short period of time so they can work and take care of their families?

These are questions we need to ask ourselves.

3. The SE is improvised: We deserve a good leadership in the SE not biafra: Currently, we lack good roads, we lack constant electricity, we lack well equipped government primary and secondary schools, we lack portable drinking water...etc. Why should secession be our priority?

Few months ago, Afikpo youths comprising of Amasiri, Edda, Uwanna...etc blocked the roads to protest 2years of blackout in Afikpo. (The thread was even on Nairaland) I witnessed that protest live cos I was in Amasiri (Ebotrans park) en route Abakaliki and was delayed by the protesters for over an hour because the whole roads leading to Abakaliki were all blocked.

If Afikpo which is agurably the second largest town with the best economy in Ebonyi state after Abakaliki can be in darkness for 2years, then I think its time for us to go back to the drawing board. Cos we can't expect the biafra economy to survive in darkness.

We should also be bothered about the number of our educated minds finding their way to other geopolitical zones outside the SE in search of greener pastures. That's another indication to tell us that our economy needs serious rehabilitation.

If we're so bent on making biafra a reality then we should beginning to hold our leaders accountable to every promise they made to us during the past elections

Great nations are ruled by great minds not thieves, crooks and heartless looters camouflaging themselves as leaders to enrich their 20th generation.

It is time for the Igbo youths to come together and reverse the trend of ubiquitous leadership ravishing igbo land and put up a system that would enable the best of us emerge as leaders.

Our leaders are our problem, therefore we should direct our aggression towards them. Because even if the biafran dream becomes a reality, I doubt we would survive up to 3years considering the kind of crooks we have as leaders.

We should try to understand that Biafra isn't the solution to the problems we're currently facing in the SE. If we fail to address the issue of bad leadership then biafra will be a case of "Dead On Arrival".

4. Inability to stand Independently: A child only thinks of leaving his parents home to cater for himself when feels he's matured enough to survive independently.

If we're sincere enough, you'll all agree with me that most SE states cannot survive without FG allocation. Currently people in Ebony are experiencing serious hardship. No thanks to the Governor (Dave) who has slashed their salaries for no good reason. Imo state isn't left out of the suffering as state workers there are also experiencing hardship as well.

We have FG allocations yet our Governors cannot pay their workers, and cannot make the state habitable for its people by providing basic amenities. What do you think would happen if the allocation stops?

A few years back when Rochas announced that he wants all secondary schools in imo state to put on a particular school uniform. Yes it was a welcome development to reduce discrimination's amongst schools. But most people frowned at him when he contracted the job to a Chinese company.

Why would a governor contract a job to a Chinese company for billions of naira when there are so many indigenous companies in the SE that would do it for a far lesser amount?

If our leaders are interested in developing the SE why have they refused to invest in the numerous untapped resources in the SE?

Or are they scared that their successors would become the direct benefactors when they leave office?

Isn't that a myopic way of reasoning?

5. Dis-unity and inability to make accurate political calculations: From the 1999 till date, while people of other regions had managed to unite behind their candidate of choice in virtually all elections that had been held, we have always failed to do so.

I wasn't born during the civil war so I have very little knowledge about Ojukwu's acceptance by the general Igbo populace then.

But I remember vividly in 2003 how he (Ojukwu) lost that election in the SE to PDP's Obasanjo. It was recorded that Obasanjo had a thrilling 69.46% of votes from the SE. If we sincerely wanted power that year why didn't we rally round Ojukwu and give him our support like we did during the civil war?

Even when Alex Ekwueme contested the PDP primaries against Obasanjo the same year (2003). That attempt clearly outlined the dis unity amongst our leaders, because most PDP governors of SE states openly campaigned against their own son and supported the same Obsanjo.

Ever since I became knowledgeable of the events happening around me, I've never witnessed any election in Nigeria where we (Igbos) emphatically agreed and produced a candidate of the Igbo extraction acceptable to the whole nation and backed him aggressively. Just as President Buhari was backed by his kinsmen and practically other tribes.

In all the elections however from 1999-till date, we (Igbos) have failed to present a formidable candidate.

We don't even have a formidable political party to start with in the SE. The APGA which was created by Ojukwu has only the governorship seat in Anambra state to boast of.

The North and the SW easily formed an alliance because they had formidable parties they were all loyal to.

My point is that if we cannot determine our political relevance here in Nigeria, we'll keep having problems among ourselves should biafra become a reality.

Solution: We are all Nigerians so we should work towards the growth of this country. To my IPOB brothers, I will say sheath your swords. Don't waste your precious lives, MASSOB has followed that path, and today their members in jail are yet to get justice and those that lost their lives as a result of the struggle have been forgotten. If you die in this struggle you will be forgotten, your name wouldn't even be mentioned anywhere as a hero. Our leaders don't care, their kids are all abroad so when a stray bullet from a happy trigger policeman hits you, you're gone. No justice!

Anyi Ga-eme Mbaa Ka Ódi Ukwuu Ma Öbúrú Na Agbúrú Nille Ga Etikota Aka Rúó Órú Ma Gharakwa Ì Na-ata Ndi Ózó Uta Mgbe Ihe Mgberede Dakwasiri Anyi.E Kwenyerem Nigïria Ga Adikwa Ukwúú ÖZÖ.
ONE NIGERIA FOR HAUSA/FULANI YORUBA, ONE NIGERIAN FOR
BIAFRAN GOVERNORS, HOUSE OF REP/SENATE , ASSEMBLY
MEMBERS, ONE NIGERIA FOR THE FEW HAVING FUN IN IT? ONE
NIGERIA MY FOOT
Great Biafrans,
My Hausa friend asked me: Under what conditions would you start
believing that One Nigeria is working?
Here was my response:
1. Close down Lagos ports and Open up PH,
Calabar, Onitsha and Warri.
2. Cancel all direct and major connecting flights to Lagos and Abuja
airports...only local or minimal connecting flights will be allowed. While
this is being done, open up Enugu, Owerri, Asaba, Uyo and PH to
international flights...direct and major connecting flights.
3. Ask all international and diplomatic missions to move their
embassies and consulates from Lagos and Abuja to Enugu, PH and
Calabar.
4. All federal governments agencies in Lagos and Abuja shall be
relocated to Enugu, PH and Calabar. CBN, NNPC,e.t.c shall and must
relocate to PH, Calabar and Enugu.
6. If these conditions can be fulfilled and implemented, we can try one
Nigeria and let's see if you Hausas and Yorubas will like it for a month.
Meaning, Yorubas and Hausas needing to get visas shall travel to PH,
Calabar or Enugu to do that. Same with flying or connecting flights,
same with shipping and importing their goods, e.t.c.
The Hausa friend replied: You can't be serious, this is wickedness!
I said, "Really? Don't you think the South-East and South-South have
been suffering and enduring this
very same wickedness for over 50 yrs? Why do you think people are
clamouring for Biafra?"
He was quiet for a few seconds and said: Wow! You are right, but it
never occurred to me.
I said, "that's the problem with One Nigeria, those who are benefiting
love it and would love to maintain the status quo".
An adage in my place says, "The one who ate fleshy meat forgets
easily; but the one who eats the bone never forgets"

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Eluwilussit(m): 9:33pm On Nov 11, 2015
saintikechi:

The author is indeed a crazy man, a coward prefers to remain a slave forever and gives 100 reasons why he is too scared to fight for his freedom. A baby does not suck its mothers breast forever. Biafra has come of age.

The op is disguising himself as a crazy man. He is actually s.tupid. All of the problems he listed, are not peculiar to SE only.

Since 1999, the SE has been predominantly PDP. They have voted PDP. They have been united in their voting. They do not have to produce a president in a 16 year period.

I am not an advocate of Biafra but the op is not fair to the SE. All his fears will be addressed when SE people get to each bridge. It's not everyone that died in WW1 & 11 that are remembered. It is called sacrifice. A man who ain't ready to die for something, will die for nothing, they say.

Crazyman ,I appreciate your effort but it is a pessimistic outlook. Nigeria hasn't done well itself, after so many years after all.

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Re: We Need Good Leadership In The SE Not Biafra. by Etogist: 9:33pm On Nov 11, 2015
You are not only a crazy man but a foolish man. Tell me one thing you have benefited as a Nigerian. You want us to remain in this damnable zoological republic. Tufiakwa! God forbid!

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