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The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by gpmorgan: 5:43pm On May 16, 2017
I think the write-up below should get us thinking:

THE IGBOS AND THE YORUBA 'COLD WAR'; A CASE FOR SOUTHERN UNITY.


"Power is like a shadow. It resides exactly where men who are under its control think it resides"

The above is true with regards to the situation of Southerners in the Nigerian experiment.

We think the Fulanis are the ones that have been holding power and because we think and believe so, it actually look so. Because of this assumed knowledge, we hand over our destinies, our future and those of our children to a people who are not above 11 million, have little or no education and contribute little or nothing to the national pulse.

What if I told you that the real power rests in the South and with southerners but that the mutual distrust and foolish superiority contest between Igbos and Yorubas is the biggest obstacle to wielding this power? This senseless feud between these two Southern giants is also the biggest enabler and promoter of the fulani Oligarchy.

The southern part of Nigeria owns the oil which feeds the entire country. Without the oil today, there is no economy and there is no Nigeria. The same south controls the commercial sector of the economy. The media is still owned and controlled by the South.

When a people owns the only thing that is feeding a whole country and still control commerce plus the media through which people's thoughts and opinions about anything can be shaped and can equally boast of the best human resources, what else does it take for such a people to wield power in such a country?

Unity!

The few fulanis who have been running this country directly and indirectly since independence, what do they have?

Unity!

When the fulani Oligarchs want to achieve an aim, they effortlessly find a way to get every northern minorities such as Christians and middle Belts on their side even when they almost always end up discarding these same minorities and even killing them once the aim is achieved.

Now, ask yourself: how have the fulani Oligarchs managed to turn the entire Nigeria into an 'Animal Farm' with them as the only "Napoleon' despite their low education and the fact that all the prerequisites/bargaining chips for acquiring and wielding power are domiciled in the South??

Igbo-Yoruba 'cold war'! This, right here, is the answer.

The day the two biggest southern ethnic groups --The Igbos and The Yorubas --decide to put a stop to their needless bickering and channel all their energy towards confronting their common enemy --the children of Danfodio--, that is the day the Fulani Oligarchs will understand that even though the king is the one with the crown, he is nothing without the kingmakers and the people.

The Fulanis are not runing Nigeria because they are smarter than others. Far from it. They are messing with the destinies of over 180million people because the two Southern big brothers with the wherewithal to end their murderous reign of impunity are busy chasing rats while their houses are afire.

I am no historian neither do I pride myself as a man of letters but I know for a fact that the biggest weapon of the fulanis is neither guns nor bombs. Their biggest weapon is their ability to identify their opponents' weak points or even create one where none exists, magnify it and use same to create division amongst them just so they would effortlessly implement their Divide And Rule tactics.

Sadly, they have succeded in using this weapon against Southern Nigeria's two biggest ethnic groups.

Throughout history, all the wars and woes visited on both the Igbos and the Yorubas all came from the fulanis. There is no record of ethnic clash between these two humane southern Nations.

No time has these two people ever disagreed violently.

Strangely, the mutual suspicion that exist between these two great peoples seem far greater than the one they harbour against their common oppressor, the Scions of Danfodio.

It was not the Igbos who imprisoned Awolowo and killed thousands of Yoruba youths who protested the unjust imprisonment for days in different Yoruba cities in 1963. It was the fulanis and the killing was done by another fulani man, Muhammadu Buhari, who was the then platoon commander, 2nd infantry brigade, Abeokuta. That same year, Buhari was gifted with double promotion on the same day by the govt of Tafawa Balewa.

It was not the Igbos who imprisoned many Yoruba leaders, forced others into exile and killed others like Abiola after annuling his presidential victory.

It was not the Igbos who attacked Yoruba citizens in Lagos neither was it the Igbos who desecrated Yoruba cradle of civilisation, Ile-Ife by cutting off the head of a Yoruba citizen and parading it along the street, thereby sparking off a bloody ethnic clash that ended in the arrest of only the Yorubas including an Oba by the fulani president and his fulani security agents.

It is not Igbo herdsmen that kidnapped a yoruba son, Chief Olu Falae and have been going about terrorizing and killing Yorubas in Osun, Ogun, Kwara etc with govt-sponsored impunity.

On the other hand,

It wasn't the Yorubas that killed thousands of Igbos in the 1945 Jos pogrom and 1953 kano pogrom.

It was not the Yorubas who slaughtered millions of Igbos in the North after the first 1966 coup.

It was not the Yorubas who jailed an Igbo son, Alex Ekwueme who was only the vice president while the president, Shehu Shagari, a fulani, was left in a cosy apartment in the govt house. It was a Fulani man, Muhammadu Buhari who did this in 1984 after overthrowing the then govt in a coup.

Was it the Yorubas that is holding Nnamdi Kanu? Or was it the Yorubas who rained bullets and acid on hundreds of Igbo sons and daughters praying inside a school field in Abia state on Feb.9th, 2016 and those remembering their Biafran heros inside a church in Onitsha on May 29-30, that same year?

Is it Yoruba herdsmen that have been killing, maiming and raping villagers in Nimbo, Nsukka, Awgu Bende Council etc, all in Igbo land?

Today, even Jack, my two day old puppy knows that Nigeria CANNOT work as presently constituted. It was the rejection of the Aburi Accord by the Fulani Oligarchs which would have restructured Nigeria as a Confederation that led to the Biafran war. Today, the Yorubas want a restructured country. The Niger Delta want the same thing. The Igbos want Biafra BECAUSE Nigeria has refused to restructure.

Who are the only people resisting the call for restructuring, thereby holding everyone to ransom? Your guess is as good as mine.

Dear Yorubas and Igbos, what exactly are you dragging?

Why have you refused to realise that you have a common enemy, a very ruthless common enemy who have kept you busy fighting among yourselves while he's busy ruining your future and that of your unborn generation?

Can you not see that your siblings; Ijaws, Urhobo, Edo, etc are all looking up to you for that 'big brother' leadership and direction?

Can't you see that the fulanis are not really the problem? You are! Your disunity is!

You have no reason to be fighting.

Was it not a Yoruba man, Lt. Col Fajuyi, who chose to die with his visitor and commander-in-Chief, Thomas Umunnakwe Aguyi-Ironsi, an Igbo man, rather than give him up to the Hausa/fulani soldiers on 28th July, 1966?

Was it not an Igbo man, Odumegwu Ojukwu, who released Obafemi Awolowo from calabar prison and sent a squad of Eastern Nigerian policemen who escorted him to Ikenne, Ijebu, his home town?

You pride yourselves as the two most educated people in the country, yet your best brains have been reduced to playing 2nd fiddle to the Scions of Danfodio who are mostly without even a secondary school certificate.

In 1979, it was one of the best Igbo brains, Alex Ekwueme, playing 2nd fiddle to Shehu Shagari.
In 1983/84, it was Idiagbo playing 2nd fiddle to a Buhari who had no certificate.
In 2015, it is a Yoruba professor of law still in political purgatory under the same fulani-born Muhammadu Buhari who has now acquired a certificate........NEPA bill certificate.

Ojukwu is dead. So is Awolowo. And since I was born, Igbos and Yorubas have never killed each other. How about we put the gory stories of the war behind us and save ourselves and unborn children from this danger that is staring us in the face?

It is always the descendants of Danfodio doing all the killing, all the subjugation and slavery and we, the entire south have always been the victim.

In a nutshell, Charles Ogbu is simply saying that the Igbos and the Yorubas should channel their energy towards confronting their common enemy. You can join forces to fight a formidable enemy and still remain ethnically patriotic to your respective ethnic groups!

Wisdom is profitable to direct.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Shome36(m): 5:48pm On May 16, 2017
it won't work...... simple
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by kingzizzy: 5:48pm On May 16, 2017
Yorubas are what we call in Igbo "Mma Iru Abua". Im not going to tranlate what that is in English however, Yorubas cannot be trusted........definitely not by Igbos anyway.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Kyase(m): 5:54pm On May 16, 2017
hausa/fulani not up to 11million and uneducated? No wonder they keep ruling with these your yeyeish mind set
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by TheLogicalMind(m): 5:54pm On May 16, 2017
"MMA IRU ABUA:" KNIFE WITH TWO EDGES grin

kingzizzy:
Yorubas are what we call in Igbo "Mma Iru Abua". Im not going to tranlate what that is in English however, Yorubas cannot be trusted........definitely not by Igbos anyway.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 5:55pm On May 16, 2017
their is noting like southern unity





everybody should ans his or her father's surname mbok

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Nobody: 6:03pm On May 16, 2017
IgbosAreGreat:
their is noting like southern unity
everybody should ans his or her father's surname mbok

I don't understand why everyone is forcing this "southern" idea down the throats of the SE, SS, SW. These regions are all different, and where created so each region could benefit from the center. The north is also divided in NC, NW , NE.

I wish I did not have to say this but the problem in the Southern part of Nigeria - politically is the S.E. If only they'd ignore everybody and just keep stacking their paper - but noooo , we want to rule.... you can just slide to the front after decades of political mismanagement.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:05pm On May 16, 2017
TheCabal:


I don't understand why everyone is forcing this "southern" idea down the throats of the SE, SS, SW. These regions are all different, and where created so each region could benefit from the center. The north is also divided in NC, NW , NE.

I wish I did not have to say this but the problem in the Southern part of Nigeria - politically is the S.E. If only they'd ignore everybody and just keep stacking their paper - but noooo , we want to rule.... you can just slide to the front after decades of political mismanagement.


i just said everybody should ans em papa surname mbok. please, biko

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:15pm On May 16, 2017
And you igbos who run all the fake drug cartels should be trusted yeah?
kingzizzy:
Yorubas are what we call in Igbo "Mma Iru Abua". Im not going to tranlate what that is in English however, Yorubas cannot be trusted........definitely not by Igbos anyway.
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:17pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
And you igbos who run all the fake drug cartels should be trusted yeah?

u skull miners should stay alone abeg

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Bridget95(f): 6:27pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
And you igbos who run all the fake drug cartels should be trusted yeah?
The truth is that nobody trusts the SW not even the north that they are in a kind of political romance with.

Everyone is suspicious of the SW in any political arrangements because they are self-centered, selfish and opportunistic.

The SE/SS /NC and any other region can align workably.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:28pm On May 16, 2017
Typical of them, tagging everybody Yoruba.

What about your human flesh eaters in ngwa?
IgbosAreGreat:


u skull miners should stay alone abeg

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:29pm On May 16, 2017
Typical of them, tagging everybody Yoruba.

What about your human flesh eaters in ngwa?Make no mistakes, I very much want this nation to break this minute. Nobody wants to be with you igbos.
IgbosAreGreat:


u skull miners should stay alone abeg

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:30pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
Typical of them, tagging everybody Yoruba.

What about your human flesh eaters in ngwa?

skull miners leave me alone go and harvest skulla biko





everybody should ans em papa surname pls

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:32pm On May 16, 2017
Yorubas are better than you, dont flatter yourself. Your ngwa people eat human flesh. At least Yoruba's don't.

IgbosAreGreat:


skull miners leave me alone go and harvest skull biko

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:33pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
Yorubas are better than you, dont flatter yourself. Your ngwa people eat human flesh. At least Yoruba's don't.


go and do ur skull mining business and stop quoting me this thing

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by waledeji(m): 6:34pm On May 16, 2017
Another e-war loading here..... let's go there afonjas and ipods cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:35pm On May 16, 2017
Every Nigerian politician is self centered, selfish and more. So the Yoruba's politicians are not the only ones who exhibit such traits.
Bridget95:
The truth is that nobody trusts the SW not even the north that they are in a kind of political romance with.

Everyone is suspicious of the SW in any political arrangements because they are self-centered, selfish and opportunistic.

The SE/SS /NC and any other region can align workably.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by waledeji(m): 6:36pm On May 16, 2017
IgbosAreGreat:


go and do ur skull mining business and stop quoting me this thing

Go and do your runs and stop saying rubbish here biko... ... Your clients are waiting for your reply on badoo cheesy cheesy cheesy

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Balkan(m): 6:36pm On May 16, 2017
@op. The problem with the south is the Afonja Muslims. The Christians of Afonjas are at the mercy of the Afonja muslims.

The north as a matter of fact sees the Afonja muslims as dregs of the the religion Islam. Yet fear would not let them liberate themselves.

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:37pm On May 16, 2017
waledeji:

Go and do your runs and stop saying rubbish here bike.. ... Your clients are waiting for your reply on badoo cheesy cheesy cheesy


who is this thing again
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Odingo1: 6:38pm On May 16, 2017
waledeji:
Another e-war loading here..... let's go there afonjas and ipods cheesy cheesy cheesy
Chief Afonjaa,e be like say you no get strength for e fight today

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:38pm On May 16, 2017
everybody should mind their business please ....i take God beg una





their is noting like southern nigeria

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by waledeji(m): 6:39pm On May 16, 2017
Balkan:
@op. The problem with the south is the Afonja Muslims. The Christians of Afonjas are at the mercy of the Afonja muslims.

The north as a matter of fact sees the Afonja muslims as dregs of the the religion Islam. Yet fear would not let them liberate themselves.

The problem with south is ABA MADE JEWS, the the Osus of eboes are at the mercy of the ABA MADE JEWS cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by legitnow: 6:40pm On May 16, 2017
op please stop opening thread like this. thank you!
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:41pm On May 16, 2017
Go eat some human flesh cheesy
IgbosAreGreat:


go and do ur skull mining business and stop quoting me this thing
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Amberon: 6:42pm On May 16, 2017
Everybody should mind their business but you're dragging the SS into your biafran nightmares.
IgbosAreGreat:
everybody should mind their business please ....i take God beg una





their is noting like southern nigeria

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:43pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
Go eat some human flesh cheesy

i dont know weather to much skull mining has block ur head


abeg stop quoting me this thing

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by waledeji(m): 6:43pm On May 16, 2017
IgbosAreGreat:



who is this thing again


One of your clients waiting for your reply on badoo cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:44pm On May 16, 2017
Amberon:
Everybody should mind their business but you're dragging the SS into your biafran nightmares.

have u ever hear or seen me shouting biafra and dragging south south to it
Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by Nobody: 6:45pm On May 16, 2017
Afonja again angry

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Re: The Igbos And The Yoruba 'cold War'; A Case For Southern Unity. by IgbosAreGreat(f): 6:45pm On May 16, 2017
waledeji:


One of your clients waiting for your reply on badoo cheesy cheesy cheesy

u think i am like una cheap dirty afonja girls


abeg gerrout

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