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How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by mike8804: 4:29pm On May 13, 2020
NWAFOR ORIZU: CROOK, CONVICT TURNED SENATE PRESIDENT

Dr. Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (1920-1999) being a crook should never have held any political office had Nigeria been a proper country.

In 1946, Orizu presided over a new form of heartless fraud. Families and whole villages in the East sold their possessions to send a single student from their village to university because like Awolowo, they were passionate about the benefit of a good education.

Orizu, a PhD holder, formed an agency, American Council on African Education (ACAE) to process these village students' admission into American universities. He collected the maintenance funds from their parents and other sponsors and diverted them partly or totally to other personal and business schemes.

In 1947, two prominent African-Americans Alain Locke and George Schulyer resigned over Orizu’s conduct of affairs.

Horace Mann Bond, the African-American president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania who provided Orizu’s agency with many tuition-free scholarships complained regularly and bitterly about Orizu’s failure to financially support the students whom Orizu had placed in his school.

The 32-year-old Orizu was found out and on the 2nd of February 1953, he was arrested.

Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mbonu Ojike, and Kola Balogun went to bail him out. On 9th February, his brother Joseph Onyekusi Orizu was arrested in Gusau and taken to Port Harcourt.

On 12th February both brothers were charged in a statement that read:

“That you between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, at Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, conspired together with other persons unknown to defraud such person as might be induced to deposit money with you as officers and agents of a body known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under the Criminal code.”

When their lawyer told the court that Orizu was an honourable man, a PhD holder, a royal Prince in Nnewi, a member of the regional legislature, and also Azikiwe’s nominee for Minister of Local Government, Magistrate Dickson retorted:

''This court is not a department under the Government and it is not subject to any political party.”

Orizu was later jailed for 7 years. On Tuesday 22nd September 1953, he arrived at the Lagos Prison by train under escort to serve his term.

At the House of Commons debate of April 29, 1953, James Johnson the MP for Kingston upon Hull West berated Oliver Lyttelton, the Secretary of Colonies for taking so long to arrest the Orizu brothers:

“Is not it somewhat disgraceful that it has taken so long to investigate this case of defrauding parents and students? Hence allowing him to cause untold hardship to his own people?''

The logic behind the rule was that the government was a sacred job; if crooks were allowed to determine the destiny of the people, the people would suffer indefinitely.

Mbonu Ojike, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Ozumba Mbadiwe started to entrench the false narrative that Orizu was convicted by the British colonial government not for embezzlement but as a revenge for his fiery anti-colonial speech given at the 1947 Enugu Coal riots rally.

Never mind that more important figures such as H.O. Davies also gave fiery speeches at the rally too but were not fraudsters hence not fated for conviction by the colonial government. But in the case of Orizu, colonialism became the excuse for a crook to be turned into a national hero.

Azikiwe made Orizu whole by nominating him unopposed to represent Nnewi in the Federal elections of 1959 that ushered in self-rule.

The existence of colonialism provided Nigeria’s moral system the perfect excuse to develop and strengthen the disdain for the objective perception of value on which any civilised society must rest. When colonialism expired in 1960, the disdain remained alive and thriving through the force of habit.

In 1961 for instance, Dr. Okejukwu Ikejiani the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan was caught lying about a certificate he never had.

A visiting scholar from the University of Toronto who happened to be from the same department which allegedly awarded Ikejiani’s certificate was the first to point out that Ikejiani never had that esteemed Doctor of Science degree.

Ibadan erupted and there were calls for Ikejiani to resign and be prosecuted. To Azikiwe who was the Head of State, the visitor to the university and in charge of such appointments, Ikejiani was being “persecuted” because he, Azikiwe, had dared to appoint another Igbo after Francis Ibiam as the Pro-chancellor and head of the governing council of a flagship Federal University in a non-Igbo region in particular when the Vice-Chancellor was already an Igbo.

Before departing Toronto University where he rightly earned his undergraduate medical degree, Ikejiani seduced and frequently unhooked the lovely secretary at the Vice-Chancellor’s office until she embossed a Doctor of Science certificate in his name complete with authentic signatures but with no education behind it.

After the Toronto University investigation into the matter, the secretary realised her wrongdoing and quietly accepted her dismissal. But that was Canada.

In Nigeria, one of the criteria of eligibility for being considered a national hero was to be a bonafide crook.

When Ikejiani was forced to finally resign, being a medical doctor, Azikiwe made him whole like Orizu by appointing him to the State House as one of his personal physicians. He was not done: Azikiwe then reappointed him again to his former unfilled post less than two years later. He still was not done: In 1964, Azikiwe decorated him with the national honour – Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) – pun unintended – ‘for his service to the nation.’

If anyone is interested in why Nigeria ended up being a pit latrine of implacable corruption where intelligence cannot assert itself in the conduct of public affairs, the Orizu and Ikejiani Affair is where to begin.

Azikiwe put into disorder all considerations based on value. And the absence of the objective perception of value produced the will to tribalism which eliminated the prospect of any meaningful progress for the nation.

And the story continues.......... #HistoryVille

Source: The News Magazine, June 19, 2016.[center]NWAFOR ORIZU: CROOK, CONVICT TURNED SENATE PRESIDENT

Dr. Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (1920-1999) being a crook should never have held any political office had Nigeria been a proper country.

In 1946, Orizu presided over a new form of heartless fraud. Families and whole villages in the East sold their possessions to send a single student from their village to university because like Awolowo, they were passionate about the benefit of a good education.

Orizu, a PhD holder, formed an agency, American Council on African Education (ACAE) to process these village students' admission into American universities. He collected the maintenance funds from their parents and other sponsors and diverted them partly or totally to other personal and business schemes.

In 1947, two prominent African-Americans Alain Locke and George Schulyer resigned over Orizu’s conduct of affairs.

Horace Mann Bond, the African-American president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania who provided Orizu’s agency with many tuition-free scholarships complained regularly and bitterly about Orizu’s failure to financially support the students whom Orizu had placed in his school.

The 32-year-old Orizu was found out and on the 2nd of February 1953, he was arrested.

Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mbonu Ojike, and Kola Balogun went to bail him out. On 9th February, his brother Joseph Onyekusi Orizu was arrested in Gusau and taken to Port Harcourt.

On 12th February both brothers were charged in a statement that read:

“That you between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, at Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, conspired together with other persons unknown to defraud such person as might be induced to deposit money with you as officers and agents of a body known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under the Criminal code.”

When their lawyer told the court that Orizu was an honourable man, a PhD holder, a royal Prince in Nnewi, a member of the regional legislature, and also Azikiwe’s nominee for Minister of Local Government, Magistrate Dickson retorted:

''This court is not a department under the Government and it is not subject to any political party.”

Orizu was later jailed for 7 years. On Tuesday 22nd September 1953, he arrived at the Lagos Prison by train under escort to serve his term.

At the House of Commons debate of April 29, 1953, James Johnson the MP for Kingston upon Hull West berated Oliver Lyttelton, the Secretary of Colonies for taking so long to arrest the Orizu brothers:

“Is not it somewhat disgraceful that it has taken so long to investigate this case of defrauding parents and students? Hence allowing him to cause untold hardship to his own people?''

The logic behind the rule was that the government was a sacred job; if crooks were allowed to determine the destiny of the people, the people would suffer indefinitely.

Mbonu Ojike, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Ozumba Mbadiwe started to entrench the false narrative that Orizu was convicted by the British colonial government not for embezzlement but as a revenge for his fiery anti-colonial speech given at the 1947 Enugu Coal riots rally.

Never mind that more important figures such as H.O. Davies also gave fiery speeches at the rally too but were not fraudsters hence not fated for conviction by the colonial government. But in the case of Orizu, colonialism became the excuse for a crook to be turned into a national hero.

Azikiwe made Orizu whole by nominating him unopposed to represent Nnewi in the Federal elections of 1959 that ushered in self-rule.

The existence of colonialism provided Nigeria’s moral system the perfect excuse to develop and strengthen the disdain for the objective perception of value on which any civilised society must rest. When colonialism expired in 1960, the disdain remained alive and thriving through the force of habit.

In 1961 for instance, Dr. Okejukwu Ikejiani the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan was caught lying about a certificate he never had.

A visiting scholar from the University of Toronto who happened to be from the same department which allegedly awarded Ikejiani’s certificate was the first to point out that Ikejiani never had that esteemed Doctor of Science degree.

Ibadan erupted and there were calls for Ikejiani to resign and be prosecuted. To Azikiwe who was the Head of State, the visitor to the university and in charge of such appointments, Ikejiani was being “persecuted” because he, Azikiwe, had dared to appoint another Igbo after Francis Ibiam as the Pro-chancellor and head of the governing council of a flagship Federal University in a non-Igbo region in particular when the Vice-Chancellor was already an Igbo.

Before departing Toronto University where he rightly earned his undergraduate medical degree, Ikejiani seduced and frequently unhooked the lovely secretary at the Vice-Chancellor’s office until she embossed a Doctor of Science certificate in his name complete with authentic signatures but with no education behind it.

After the Toronto University investigation into the matter, the secretary realised her wrongdoing and quietly accepted her dismissal. But that was Canada.

In Nigeria, one of the criteria of eligibility for being considered a national hero was to be a bonafide crook.

When Ikejiani was forced to finally resign, being a medical doctor, Azikiwe made him whole like Orizu by appointing him to the State House as one of his personal physicians. He was not done: Azikiwe then reappointed him again to his former unfilled post less than two years later. He still was not done: In 1964, Azikiwe decorated him with the national honour – Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) – pun unintended – ‘for his service to the nation.’

If anyone is interested in why Nigeria ended up being a pit latrine of implacable corruption where intelligence cannot assert itself in the conduct of public affairs, the Orizu and Ikejiani Affair is where to begin.

Azikiwe put into disorder all considerations based on value. And the absence of the objective perception of value produced the will to tribalism which eliminated the prospect of any meaningful progress for the nation.

And the story continues.......... #HistoryVille

Source: The News Magazine, June 19, 2016.[/center]NWAFOR ORIZU: CROOK, CONVICT TURNED SENATE PRESIDENT

Dr. Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (1920-1999) being a crook should never have held any political office had Nigeria been a proper country.

In 1946, Orizu presided over a new form of heartless fraud. Families and whole villages in the East sold their possessions to send a single student from their village to university because like Awolowo, they were passionate about the benefit of a good education.

Orizu, a PhD holder, formed an agency, American Council on African Education (ACAE) to process these village students' admission into American universities. He collected the maintenance funds from their parents and other sponsors and diverted them partly or totally to other personal and business schemes.

In 1947, two prominent African-Americans Alain Locke and George Schulyer resigned over Orizu’s conduct of affairs.

Horace Mann Bond, the African-American president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania who provided Orizu’s agency with many tuition-free scholarships complained regularly and bitterly about Orizu’s failure to financially support the students whom Orizu had placed in his school.

The 32-year-old Orizu was found out and on the 2nd of February 1953, he was arrested.

Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mbonu Ojike, and Kola Balogun went to bail him out. On 9th February, his brother Joseph Onyekusi Orizu was arrested in Gusau and taken to Port Harcourt.

On 12th February both brothers were charged in a statement that read:

“That you between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, at Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, conspired together with other persons unknown to defraud such person as might be induced to deposit money with you as officers and agents of a body known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under the Criminal code.”

When their lawyer told the court that Orizu was an honourable man, a PhD holder, a royal Prince in Nnewi, a member of the regional legislature, and also Azikiwe’s nominee for Minister of Local Government, Magistrate Dickson retorted:

''This court is not a department under the Government and it is not subject to any political party.”

Orizu was later jailed for 7 years. On Tuesday 22nd September 1953, he arrived at the Lagos Prison by train under escort to serve his term.

At the House of Commons debate of April 29, 1953, James Johnson the MP for Kingston upon Hull West berated Oliver Lyttelton, the Secretary of Colonies for taking so long to arrest the Orizu brothers:

“Is not it somewhat disgraceful that it has taken so long to investigate this case of defrauding parents and students? Hence allowing him to cause untold hardship to his own people?''

The logic behind the rule was that the government was a sacred job; if crooks were allowed to determine the destiny of the people, the people would suffer indefinitely.

Mbonu Ojike, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Ozumba Mbadiwe started to entrench the false narrative that Orizu was convicted by the British colonial government not for embezzlement but as a revenge for his fiery anti-colonial speech given at the 1947 Enugu Coal riots rally.

Never mind that more important figures such as H.O. Davies also gave fiery speeches at the rally too but were not fraudsters hence not fated for conviction by the colonial government. But in the case of Orizu, colonialism became the excuse for a crook to be turned into a national hero.

Azikiwe made Orizu whole by nominating him unopposed to represent Nnewi in the Federal elections of 1959 that ushered in self-rule.

The existence of colonialism provided Nigeria’s moral system the perfect excuse to develop and strengthen the disdain for the objective perception of value on which any civilised society must rest. When colonialism expired in 1960, the disdain remained alive and thriving through the force of habit.

In 1961 for instance, Dr. Okejukwu Ikejiani the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan was caught lying about a certificate he never had.

A visiting scholar from the University of Toronto who happened to be from the same department which allegedly awarded Ikejiani’s certificate was the first to point out that Ikejiani never had that esteemed Doctor of Science degree.

Ibadan erupted and there were calls for Ikejiani to resign and be prosecuted. To Azikiwe who was the Head of State, the visitor to the university and in charge of such appointments, Ikejiani was being “persecuted” because he, Azikiwe, had dared to appoint another Igbo after Francis Ibiam as the Pro-chancellor and head of the governing council of a flagship Federal University in a non-Igbo region in particular when the Vice-Chancellor was already an Igbo.

Before departing Toronto University where he rightly earned his undergraduate medical degree, Ikejiani seduced and frequently unhooked the lovely secretary at the Vice-Chancellor’s office until she embossed a Doctor of Science certificate in his name complete with authentic signatures but with no education behind it.

After the Toronto University investigation into the matter, the secretary realised her wrongdoing and quietly accepted her dismissal. But that was Canada.

In Nigeria, one of the criteria of eligibility for being considered a national hero was to be a bonafide crook.

When Ikejiani was forced to finally resign, being a medical doctor, Azikiwe made him whole like Orizu by appointing him to the State House as one of his personal physicians. He was not done: Azikiwe then reappointed him again to his former unfilled post less than two years later. He still was not done: In 1964, Azikiwe decorated him with the national honour – Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) – pun unintended – ‘for his service to the nation.’

If anyone is interested in why Nigeria ended up being a pit latrine of implacable corruption where intelligence cannot assert itself in the conduct of public affairs, the Orizu and Ikejiani Affair is where to begin.

Azikiwe put into disorder all considerations based on value. And the absence of the objective perception of value produced the will to tribalism which eliminated the prospect of any meaningful progress for the nation.

And the story continues.......... #HistoryVille

Source: The News Magazine, June 19, 2016.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Tyrant28: 4:35pm On May 13, 2020
Tribe of deceit and deception. The pigs from EASTernbull kiss

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by omonnakoda: 4:35pm On May 13, 2020
omonnakoda:

Which group dominated tell us .

Even in the 60s you were busted for fraud ,forgery and nepotism

Who was the first Nigerian to forge a Dsc
Dr Sylvester Anieke. He was busted publicly and had to resign as a Lecturer at UI .

Zik rewarded him by appointing him his personal physician and president of the governing Council of the same UI

It is bizarre the way you lie without a shred of cognitive dissonance.

How can Eboes dominate on merit when Yorubas are around?

How can dogs make laws when Amotekun is prancing

First everything that was worth being first in Nigeria na Amotekun.
How then can one mongrel Nkita start growling

Go and read the story of Sylvester Anieke.

You folk are genetically programmed for deception

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by omonnakoda: 4:52pm On May 13, 2020
omonnakoda:
https://punchng.com/certificate-scandal-fiiro-demotes-former-director-general/

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, has demoted a former acting director-general of the agency, Chima Igwe.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Igwe had been asked to revert to principal research officer, the position he held before claiming to have bagged a doctorate from the Universite d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic, over 18 years ago.



Our correspondent learnt that the decision followed the governing board’s ratification of the recommendations of the disciplinary committee, which sat over Igwe’s case.

The Ministry of Science and Technology was said to have also been informed of the development.

However, it was learnt that Igwe had refused to comply with the directive, as the demotion made him a junior official in the institute.

Igwe, a first class graduate of Chemistry from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, had finished with a pass during his master’s at the University of Lagos, Akoka.

He subsequently proceeded to the Universite d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic, where he claimed to have bagged a doctorate in 2001.

However, he could only produce an attestation document for the PhD. The document was signed by his supervisor, Prof. Mansour Moudachirou.

On the basis of that document, he was promoted from principal research officer to chief research officer, deputy director and director.

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The attestation document became a subject of controversy in 2019 when the tenure of the former DG, Prof. Gloria Elemo, ended and Igwe was made the acting DG.

An official petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, seeking a probe of Igwe’s PhD.

While the ICPC delayed in releasing its report, our correspondent investigated and reported that Igwe had not completed the doctoral programme.

The ICPC released a report clearing Igwe of wrongdoing, but later backtracked and reopened investigation.

After direct communication with the Benin university, the ICPC spokeswoman, Rasheedat Okoduwa, confirmed The PUNCH’s investigation that the official did not have a PhD yet.

There were protests by workers, who said the image of the institute had been damaged and demanded Igwe’s dismissal and prosecution.

Based on the ICPC’s report, the 58-year-old was suspended by the FIIRO governing board and a disciplinary procedure was instituted against him.

Our correspondent reported that in February 2020, the embattled Igwe returned to Benin Republic to defend his thesis before a panel, which included his ally and a FIIRO officer, Dr Ahmed Aroke.

A senior FIIRO official, who did not want to be identified, said the Benin institution confirmed that Aroke was indeed present during the defence.

“Aroke was queried for travelling to Benin without permission. I was told that the board will sanction him for the action,” he added.

The source also informed PUNCH Metro that Igwe’s fate had been sealed.

The source said, “The committee looked at the issues exhaustively. During the investigation, Igwe brought a new attestation document that the school gave him. The committee contacted the Benin university and confirmed that he attended the public defence.

“We discovered that the Benin Ministry of Education issues certificates and not the universities. So, he does not have a certificate yet. However, the attestation indicated the effective date of the degree. It was signed in February 2020, meaning that he finished in February 2020. The implication is that all the achievements he claimed were on wrong grounds.

“So, he is going back to where he belongs. If he graduated in 2020, then it means those who graduated before him are his seniors. That means the principal research officer, which he was before graduating, is where he should revert to. That is the position of the board.”

Our correspondent learnt that the board’s decision had been communicated to Igwe and the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu.

The ministry was said to have sent an acknowledgement copy last Wednesday.

PUNCH Metro, however, gathered that there was a plot by top ministry officials to force Igwe on the board and the institute.

A source said the permanent secretary in the ministry had asked that the acting director-general, Dr Agnes Asagbra, be addressed as ‘Overseeing DG.’

It was gathered that Igwe, since his suspension, had refused to revert to his old rank.

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“But the truth is that the former position of director, which he left, is now being headed by the most senior person in that department. When he returns, he will find people who are more senior than him, because he only graduated this year. Even the board’s decision to return him to principal research officer is magnanimous,” another top source said.

The FIIRO Board Chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Gwarzo, confirmed that the disciplinary committee had concluded investigation and a report had been submitted to the ministry.

He, however, refused to disclose the content of the report.

“We will ask the public relations department of FIIRO to communicate with you at the right time. Thank you,” he said.

When contacted, the FIIRO Public Relations Officer, Chris Olumuyiwa, said he would call back our correspondent.

He had yet to do so as of press time.
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Tyrant28: 5:02pm On May 13, 2020
grin
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Dikebuka: 6:00pm On May 13, 2020
I wonder how a human being will take time to open a thread just to portray another tribe in bad manner.

Igbos are domineering
Igbos are second best to Yoruba
Igbos brought bribery
Igbos attacked Niger-Delta
Igbos are foolish
Igbos play politics of bitterness
Igbo should go into extinction
Igbos should stay in Nigeria
Igbos should not expect anything from Nigeria.
Zik sacked Eyo Ita
Igbos are the poorest tribe...
Igbos should stay away from our land.

One day somebody will open a thread that Igbos want to kill every ethnic group

Summary
1. Inferiority complex
2. Jealousy
3. Secret Love.
4 Envy
5 Confusion
6 Pay.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Genoa(m): 6:40pm On May 13, 2020
That Azikiwe of a man was the architect of Igbos problem, may he continue to rot in hell.


He was the only leader against Succession clause, today we suffers from his actions.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Banmeallday: 6:43pm On May 13, 2020
Dikebuka:
I wonder how a human being will take time to open a thread just to portray another tribe in bad manner.

Igbos are domineering
Igbos are second best to Yoruba
Igbos brought bribery
Igbos attacked Niger-Delta
Igbos are foolish
Igbos play politics of bitterness
Igbo should go into extinction
Igbos should stay in Nigeria
Igbos should not expect anything from Nigeria.
Zik sacked Eyo Ita
Igbos are the poorest tribe...
Igbos should stay away from our land.

One day somebody will open a thread that Igbos want to kill every ethnic group

Summary
1. Inferiority complex
2. Jealousy
3. Secret Love.
4 Envy
5 Confusion
6 Pay.


Everything you said is true except the Ita part.....

The OP could have written how to remove APC from office, or how to fix the failed healthcare system...but instead it was about Igbo.....Look at all that time and effort wasted.

Wasted because IGBO AMAKAA

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by KingOKON: 6:59pm On May 13, 2020
It runs in their gene, IPOB played MASSOB.
I will personally banish them from Akwa Ibom

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by mike8804: 7:02pm On May 13, 2020
igbos are the architect of Nigeria problems, they are just pained they are no longer in power. Give them presidency they will forget Biafra.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Amarabae(f): 7:06pm On May 13, 2020
all these ogbomosho media junk ,lol

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by iberrylee(m): 7:13pm On May 13, 2020
The life of kidnappers and armed robber is always intertwined with those of Prostitutes. And That is why anywhere there is Glorification of crimes, a high concentration of violent men, prostitution thrives. Just like the mexican city of Sinaloa with a high concentration of drug lords and prostitutes, we have in Nigeria that the National Coordinator of Nigeria Sex Workers Amaka Enemo Is Ip*o*b just as the president general of kidnappers and armed robbers is chukwuemeka evans.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Dikebuka: 7:14pm On May 13, 2020
Banmeallday:



Everything you said is true except the Ita part.....

The OP could have written how to remove APC from office, or how to fix the failed healthcare system...but instead it was about Igbo.....Look at all that time and effort wasted.

Wasted because IGBO AMAKAA

Everytime some people open thread, its just to insult, criticise and diminish Igbo.

Yet they can't stay with igbo...they even secretly date and marry igbo women...

I wonder what will happen to them the day the igbos starts to leave dia land..
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Asgard13: 7:24pm On May 13, 2020
mike8804:
igbos are the architect of Nigeria problems, they are just pained they are no longer in power. Give them presidency they will forget Biafra.

Kid..

Typical Yoruba man...

Una go concote story believe una story... the moment the burst Yoruba lies....

All Yoruba man for nairaland go travel for vacation...

Only to come back and unleash another lies..

Where yorubas only ones that have this history and live through the period in time...

To me I believe the Yoruba media is really shooting themselves in this internet age .. so disappointing from the self acclaimed Sophisticated tribe ..
Nigerians have come to realize and understand this people called Yoruba people... and how Bayerebe they can act

No matter how Yoruba tried hard to change the narratives of history of Nigeria truth somehow suffice .
Recently we heard a Hausa/ Fulani said FEMI can turn white into black.. anyone that understands Hausa Fulani will tell you that’s how the north sees the west...
and they’re not far..

This piece is a huge propaganda unleashed... for me.. will ignore ... before Monday.. the real gist will be out and as usual they will disappear only to appear with another new one..

If you don’t understand a Yoruba... you will think him a bird .. which he claims “ understand them you will liken them not even to butterflies

But anything you figure out.......

People hate .. love lies and spread... hate truth and can curse abuse kill when they hear..

Ndi ofe na way fa
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Superwave: 7:25pm On May 13, 2020
This is coming from the same foolish Igbo that claim a land planet away from their ancestral land is a no man's land.
The same foolish Igbo that can not do without singing about the giant Yoruba in the person of Awolowo Tinubu etc tormenting n chasing your father all over NL. Same Igbo that claim HausaFulani are dominating them n many other foolish talk.


My brother without mincing word you are a pathetically foolish soul cursed beyond redemption.

Dikebuka:
I wonder how a human being will take time to open a thread just to portray another tribe in bad manner.

Igbos are domineering
Igbos are second best to Yoruba
Igbos brought bribery
Igbos attacked Niger-Delta
Igbos are foolish
Igbos play politics of bitterness
Igbo should go into extinction
Igbos should stay in Nigeria
Igbos should not expect anything from Nigeria.
Zik sacked Eyo Ita
Igbos are the poorest tribe...
Igbos should stay away from our land.

One day somebody will open a thread that Igbos want to kill every ethnic group

Summary
1. Inferiority complex
2. Jealousy
3. Secret Love.
4 Envy
5 Confusion
6 Pay.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Asgard13: 7:29pm On May 13, 2020
omonnakoda:



Thought you said yorubas notice roaches before igbos grin

I told you ... you lied

Now this is the 5th thread from you ... on top igbo matter
Yoruba people can’t do without igbos and Yoruba can never be mates with them.. no matter how hard yoruba tries... reason they keep trying and working hard to propagate daily against igbos grin

No levels... I told you... no levels grin

Bayerebe is not just a name .. but an identity

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Asgard13: 7:32pm On May 13, 2020
Superwave:
This is coming from the same foolish Igbo that claim a land planet away from their ancestral land is a no man's land.
The same foolish Igbo that can not do without singing about the giant Yoruba in the person of Awolowo Tinubu etc tormenting n chasing your father all over NL. Same Igbo that claim HausaFulani are dominating them n many other foolish talk.


My brother without mincing word you are a pathetically foolish soul cursed beyond redemption.



Seriously serious?
Awl... what a pathetic foolish soul cursed beyond redemption... you need t b Joshua ... visit him.
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by Dikebuka: 7:36pm On May 13, 2020
Superwave:
This is coming from the same foolish Igbo that claim a land planet away from their ancestral land is a no man's land.
The same foolish Igbo that can not do without singing about the giant Yoruba in the person of Awolowo Tinubu etc tormenting n chasing your father all over NL. Same Igbo that claim HausaFulani are dominating them n many other foolish talk.


My brother without mincing word you are a pathetically foolish soul cursed beyond redemption.


My brother I don't get the reason for this display of ignorance.
I wish I can exchange words with you but its of no use.

How can some people just focus everyday of their life trying to separate and isolate the igbo from the rest of other ethnic group..

Azikiwe brought bribery now..next week will be Azikiwe stole from Nigeria purse
Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by duwdu: 8:12pm On May 13, 2020
mike8804:
NWAFOR ORIZU: CROOK, CONVICT TURNED SENATE PRESIDENT

Dr. Abyssinia Akweke Nwafor Orizu (1920-1999) being a crook should never have held any political office had Nigeria been a proper country.

In 1946, Orizu presided over a new form of heartless fraud. Families and whole villages in the East sold their possessions to send a single student from their village to university because like Awolowo, they were passionate about the benefit of a good education.

Orizu, a PhD holder, formed an agency, American Council on African Education (ACAE) to process these village students' admission into American universities. He collected the maintenance funds from their parents and other sponsors and diverted them partly or totally to other personal and business schemes.

In 1947, two prominent African-Americans Alain Locke and George Schulyer resigned over Orizu’s conduct of affairs.

Horace Mann Bond, the African-American president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania who provided Orizu’s agency with many tuition-free scholarships complained regularly and bitterly about Orizu’s failure to financially support the students whom Orizu had placed in his school.

The 32-year-old Orizu was found out and on the 2nd of February 1953, he was arrested.

Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mbonu Ojike, and Kola Balogun went to bail him out. On 9th February, his brother Joseph Onyekusi Orizu was arrested in Gusau and taken to Port Harcourt.

On 12th February both brothers were charged in a statement that read:

“That you between May 1, 1946, and December 31, 1951, at Port Harcourt, in the Port Harcourt Magisterial District, conspired together with other persons unknown to defraud such person as might be induced to deposit money with you as officers and agents of a body known as the American Council on African Education Incorporated, and you thereby committed an offence punishable under the Criminal code.”

When their lawyer told the court that Orizu was an honourable man, a PhD holder, a royal Prince in Nnewi, a member of the regional legislature, and also Azikiwe’s nominee for Minister of Local Government, Magistrate Dickson retorted:

''This court is not a department under the Government and it is not subject to any political party.”

Orizu was later jailed for 7 years. On Tuesday 22nd September 1953, he arrived at the Lagos Prison by train under escort to serve his term.

At the House of Commons debate of April 29, 1953, James Johnson the MP for Kingston upon Hull West berated Oliver Lyttelton, the Secretary of Colonies for taking so long to arrest the Orizu brothers:

“Is not it somewhat disgraceful that it has taken so long to investigate this case of defrauding parents and students? Hence allowing him to cause untold hardship to his own people?''

The logic behind the rule was that the government was a sacred job; if crooks were allowed to determine the destiny of the people, the people would suffer indefinitely.

Mbonu Ojike, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Ozumba Mbadiwe started to entrench the false narrative that Orizu was convicted by the British colonial government not for embezzlement but as a revenge for his fiery anti-colonial speech given at the 1947 Enugu Coal riots rally.

Never mind that more important figures such as H.O. Davies also gave fiery speeches at the rally too but were not fraudsters hence not fated for conviction by the colonial government. But in the case of Orizu, colonialism became the excuse for a crook to be turned into a national hero.

Azikiwe made Orizu whole by nominating him unopposed to represent Nnewi in the Federal elections of 1959 that ushered in self-rule.

The existence of colonialism provided Nigeria’s moral system the perfect excuse to develop and strengthen the disdain for the objective perception of value on which any civilised society must rest. When colonialism expired in 1960, the disdain remained alive and thriving through the force of habit.

In 1961 for instance, Dr. Okejukwu Ikejiani the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan was caught lying about a certificate he never had.

A visiting scholar from the University of Toronto who happened to be from the same department which allegedly awarded Ikejiani’s certificate was the first to point out that Ikejiani never had that esteemed Doctor of Science degree.

Ibadan erupted and there were calls for Ikejiani to resign and be prosecuted. To Azikiwe who was the Head of State, the visitor to the university and in charge of such appointments, Ikejiani was being “persecuted” because he, Azikiwe, had dared to appoint another Igbo after Francis Ibiam as the Pro-chancellor and head of the governing council of a flagship Federal University in a non-Igbo region in particular when the Vice-Chancellor was already an Igbo.

Before departing Toronto University where he rightly earned his undergraduate medical degree, Ikejiani seduced and frequently unhooked the lovely secretary at the Vice-Chancellor’s office until she embossed a Doctor of Science certificate in his name complete with authentic signatures but with no education behind it.

After the Toronto University investigation into the matter, the secretary realised her wrongdoing and quietly accepted her dismissal. But that was Canada.

In Nigeria, one of the criteria of eligibility for being considered a national hero was to be a bonafide crook.

When Ikejiani was forced to finally resign, being a medical doctor, Azikiwe made him whole like Orizu by appointing him to the State House as one of his personal physicians. He was not done: Azikiwe then reappointed him again to his former unfilled post less than two years later. He still was not done: In 1964, Azikiwe decorated him with the national honour – Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) – pun unintended – ‘for his service to the nation.’

If anyone is interested in why Nigeria ended up being a pit latrine of implacable corruption where intelligence cannot assert itself in the conduct of public affairs, the Orizu and Ikejiani Affair is where to begin.

Azikiwe put into disorder all considerations based on value. And the absence of the objective perception of value produced the will to tribalism which eliminated the prospect of any meaningful progress for the nation.

And the story continues.......... #HistoryVille

Source: The News Magazine, June 19, 2016.[center]NWAFOR ORIZU: CROOK, CONVICT TURNED SENATE PRESIDENT

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Azikiwe put into disorder all considerations based on value. And the absence of the objective perception of value produced the will to tribalism which eliminated the prospect of any meaningful progress for the nation.

And the story continues.......... #HistoryVille

Source: The News Magazine, June 19, 2016.

Again, hmm.

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Re: How Azikiwe Legalized Corruption In Nigeria by mike8804: 8:21pm On May 13, 2020
[quote author=Asgard13 post=89513696]

Kid..

Typical Yoruba man...

Una go concote story believe una story... the moment the burst Yoruba lies....

All Yoruba man for nairaland go travel for vacation...

Only to come back and unleash another lies..

Where yorubas only ones that have this history and live through the period in time...

To me I believe the Yoruba media is really shooting themselves in this internet age .. so disappointing from the self acclaimed Sophisticated tribe ..
Nigerians have come to realize and understand this people called Yoruba people... and how Bayerebe they can act

No matter how Yoruba tried hard to change the narratives of history of Nigeria truth somehow suffice .
Recently we heard a Hausa/ Fulani said FEMI can turn white into black.. anyone that understands Hausa Fulani will tell you that’s how the north sees the west...
and they’re not far..

This piece is a huge propaganda unleashed... for me.. will ignore ... before Monday.. the real gist will be out and as usual they will disappear only to appear with another new one..

If you don’t understand a Yoruba... you will think him a bird .. which he claims “ understand them you will liken them not even to butterflies

But anything you figure out.......

People hate .. love lies and spread... hate truth and can curse abuse kill when they hear..

Ndi ofe na way fa[/quote history don't lie

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