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CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by valentineuwakwe(m): 9:27pm On Jun 10
The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, on Thursday, called on the National Assembly to suspend the review of the 1999 Constitution, describing it as ill-timed and uncalled for, particularly in the face of the growing agitation for Nigeria’s break-up.

It also urged the National Assembly to invoke the doctrine of necessity to organize a Biafra referendum as the final step towards the separation of the Igbo from the rest of Nigeria.

This was part of the presentation which CNG made before the leadership of the National Assembly against the backdrop of the disturbances created by certain interest groups in the South-East, in the form of the agitation for a separate State of Biafra.

Briefing journalists in Abuja after the presentation, CNG Spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, noted that the Biafra agitation in the Southeast had turned violent, alleging that the aim of the unrest in the region was to instigate reprisals by northerners against people from other parts of the country.

He said, “We demanded the immediate suspension of the ongoing exercise for the review of the 1999 Constitution and to concentrate on the first priority of determining who and what actually constitutes Nigeria as a nation in the present circumstance in which the Igbo, by taking up arms against the Nigerian state for the third time, have foreclosed every hope for the rest of us to continue coexisting with them as one nation.

“In order to achieve the final separation of the Igbo from the rest of Nigeria, we also demanded the NASS to organize a referendum by seeking the cover of the same Doctrine of Necessity invoked by Nigeria’s federal Parliament that paved way for former President Goodluck Jonathan’s takeover by declaring the late President Umaru Musa Yaradua unfit.

“We further demanded NASS to prevail on the federal government of Nigeria to invite the United Nations as well as the African Union and ECOWAS, to initiate the process of self-determination to mandate the Biafrans out of the Nigerian union by leveraging on the several relevant international treaties and conventions to which Nigeria is a signatory.
Today, everyone can see that the diabolical scheme planned and exhibited in the actions and clamours of IPOB, supported morally and politically by the vast majority of the pliant and affrighted Igbo elites, politicians, traditional rulers, business persons, and the larger population of this ethnic group has pushed Nigeria to the precipice.

“We are convinced that this renewed violent determination of the Igbo to see through the secession of the South-East from Nigeria is now real and cannot be avoided or deferred any longer without terrible consequences.

“In order to avoid such mishaps and unnecessary devastation on all sides, particularly the South-East whose leaders and agitators are now bent on driving it over the brink into a catastrophe, CNG is of the view that resort to available means of actualising the separation of the South-East from the rest of Nigeria is today a vital task that must be undertaken by all.”

Suleiman also argued that in order to prevent a descent into another civil war, and to forestall mass killings and untold sufferings, CNG has committed to the call for a referendum that will finally separate the South East from Nigeria.

He added, “In this connection, we are hoping the NASS will come up with a framework to be agreed upon in the course of the referendum and its final implementation in the South-East or any enclave that wishes to secede from Nigeria.
All identified indigenes (Igbos) of the enclave or entity that called for secession (South East) must leave the territory of Nigeria and assemble in their designated enclave for the purpose of the exercise.

“The outcome of the referendum shall be final, irreversible and shall not be reviewed or reconsidered for any other reasons. Citizens of the breakaway enclave shall be deprived of any automatic rights to return to the territory of the rump Nigeria, or to be admitted to live in any of its parts.

We are aware that all this while, the North continued to bear the brunt of the violent agitations for secession with equanimity, stoical calm and resignation.

“Therefore, as the CNG recommits to the pursuit of a final constitutional separation with Biafra, we urge the North to remain the bulwark of respect, integrity, dignity, decorum, tradition, decency, morality, civilization, etiquette, good behaviour, politeness, accommodation, and all other positive traits with the assurance that the good will ultimately prevail over evil.”

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/06/cng-asks-nass-to-stop-constitution-review-organize-biafra-referendum/

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by colorsofrainbow: 9:33pm On Jun 10
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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by b3llo(m): 9:34pm On Jun 10
I hope NASS will understand the language CNG are speaking.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by MightySparrow: 9:40pm On Jun 10
Let my people go!

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Hyperchi(m): 9:50pm On Jun 10
fool thinks the referendum will be host in Southeast only. that what he thinks.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Tinubuadvocate: 9:51pm On Jun 10
Ah hausa fulani don get mad oo.ipobs are in hot soup you better organize your leaders to go north and beg them. You can't survive in your biafrau republic for 1 year.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Tinubuadvocate: 9:52pm On Jun 10
Referendum will never hold in South south.
Hyperchi:
fool thinks the referendum will be host in Southeast only. that what he thinks.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Ifearnoevil: 9:52pm On Jun 10
Now you are talking
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by apriko(m): 9:56pm On Jun 10
Pls fix the date ASAP... thanks
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Ifearnoevil: 9:58pm On Jun 10
Tinubuadvocate:
Referendum will never hold in South south.

Which South South?
Buhari in his interview says he doesn't recognize the boundaries drawn by the Europeans in 1885 but you want igbos to recognize the boundaries drawn by Gowon and Nasir in the 1960s and 70s.
Thank God they are already getting the international community involved.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by limeta(f): 10:02pm On Jun 10
The fear of Israel is real
But the fulanis are trying to be clever by half
What about oduduwa, niger delta, and Middle belt .
Will they be having their day or do they pick up arms to ve their day.

The stupid north can only decide for themselves other regions must decide what they want .

So referendum for every region will be the way forward not just biafra.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by AntiBeEmCe(m): 10:07pm On Jun 10
Better o. Let these people go... they want to go badly. Marriage is not by force.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by OfoIgbo: 10:17pm On Jun 10
Tinubuadvocate:
Referendum will never hold in South south.

You guys can keep Ijaw in Nigeria, but not one inch of Igbo territory in the SS will remain in Nigeria.

Adakaboro8, phijo and their friends can be worrying about Fulani herdsmen menace with you people.

Igbos are about to make an exodus. It is exactly like leaving Egypt tongue promised land.

Ijaws have always been your faithful partners so both groups can be happy together

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by November1857(m): 10:18pm On Jun 10
Tinubuadvocate:
Referendum will never hold in South south.
Shut up! Count south South out of your misery ,

You want south south to remain part of Nigeria after the Ibos has gone, to enable the Fulani Marauder to over run us and take over our ancestral land and resources, the way they're currently doing in Benue.. angry angry

Typical Yoruba Muslim!

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by OfoIgbo: 10:20pm On Jun 10
limeta:
The fear of Israel is real
But the fulanis are trying to be clever by half
What about oduduwa, niger delta, and Middle belt .
Will they be having their day or do they pick up arms to ve their day.

The stupid north can only decide for themselves other regions must decide what they want .

So referendum for every region will be the way forward not just biafra.

No referendum for you guys on a platter. You must fight for your right.

Igbos have fought and are dying. You must be willing to go through the same process

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by 10mobile: 10:25pm On Jun 10
limeta:
The fear of Israel is real
But the fulanis are trying to be clever by half
What about oduduwa, niger delta, and Middle belt .
Will they be having their day or do they pick up arms to ve their day.

The stupid north can only decide for themselves other regions must decide what they want .

So referendum for every region will be the way forward not just biafra
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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by 10mobile: 10:28pm On Jun 10
OfoIgbo:


No referendum for you guys on a platter. You must fight for your right.

Igbos have fought and are dying. You must be willing to go through the same process
Says who? Are you the Sovereign King of the World?
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by AdakaBoro8(m): 10:28pm On Jun 10
OfoIgbo:


You guys can keep Ijaw in Nigeria, but not one inch of Igbo territory in the SS will remain in Nigeria.

Adakaboro8, phijo and their friends can be worrying about Fulani herdsmen menace with you people.

Igbos are about to make an exodus. It is exactly like leaving Egypt tongue promised land.

Ijaws have always been your faithful partners so both groups can be happy together
referendum?? didnt you hear what buhari said?? abi u deaf? ipob is small dot in center of circle so they are not going anywhere..

you people are small dot.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by UstazAhmed(m): 10:30pm On Jun 10
Igbos will just give up in this their Biafra madness when you start giving them money. Let them choose between referendum amd free grants, they won't remember referendum again. Nnamdi Kanu, we no his financial price but we are giving him time to expose his greed
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by limeta(f): 10:32pm On Jun 10
OfoIgbo:


No referendum for you guys on a platter. You must fight for your right.

Igbos have fought and are dying. You must be willing to go through the same process



For banter sake cause I know you not igbo.
access to sea nkor
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by OfoIgbo: 10:36pm On Jun 10
10mobile:

Says who? Are you the Sovereign King of the World?

Well if you think shouting on nairaland will help you, you can continue.

My money is on people like Igboho as the people who are much more likely to be noticed and offered referendum sometime in the near future

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by ZZ22: 10:45pm On Jun 10
UstazAhmed:
Igbos will just give up in this their Biafra madness when you start giving them money. Let them choose between referendum amd free grants, they won't remember referendum again. Nnamdi Kanu, we no his financial price but we are giving him time to expose his greed
you wish and will continually wish till you wake up and Igbos are gone

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by ZZ22: 10:48pm On Jun 10
limeta:




For banter sake cause I know you not igbo.
access to sea nkor

does it matter if he is Igbo or not? what he said stands. Wake up and fight for what you want

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by rummmy: 10:49pm On Jun 10
Tinubuadvocate:
Referendum will never hold in South south.
it wikk hold even in Lagos and oshogbo.....mark it

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by rummmy: 10:52pm On Jun 10
UstazAhmed:
Igbos will just give up in this their Biafra madness when you start giving them money. Let them choose between referendum amd free grants, they won't remember referendum again. Nnamdi Kanu, we no his financial price but we are giving him time to expose his greed
it already too late..

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by gwafaeziokwu: 10:53pm On Jun 10
OfoIgbo:


Well if you think shouting on nairaland will help you, you can continue.

My money is on people like Igboho as the people who are much more likely to be noticed and offered referendum sometime in the near future

Allow these guys to cry. Northern terrorists are in a fix. In such situation in the past they always rely on Igbo Abuja contractors to do the dirty jobs for them. But this time around all the elites are silent because na dem be target even pass Buhari. It appears that no Igbo leader is making any promises to the almajiris. grin

Apart from the fear of ipob beatings, Buhari no try for them at all. No juicy position, no influence, nothing. And they loath Buhari for that. There is no motivation to risk the wrath of their people which is win win for us. grin

Buhari will finally be the president that will make Igbo leaders to be on the same page with their people, for the first time since the war ended. Interesting times.

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by BKayy: 10:57pm On Jun 10
Freedom is never given but taken.
If you are oppressed, make oppression uneasy for your oppressor.
Who would have believed that the enemy would be saying this now some months ago?
All Hail Biafra

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by BKayy: 10:59pm On Jun 10
OfoIgbo:


No referendum for you guys on a platter. You must fight for your right.

Igbos have fought and are dying. You must be willing to go through the same process
They want to reap off the sweat and blood of God's Children.
Lazy Wicked people

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by techWriter1: 11:01pm On Jun 10
I hope NASS will understand the speaking CNG are speaking
Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by Isobug: 11:09pm On Jun 10
limeta:




For banter sake cause I know you not igbo.
access to sea nkor

meaning what

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by ariesbull: 11:12pm On Jun 10
Tinubuadvocate:
Referendum will never hold in South south.
I am igbo from anioma Delta State ...so you want me to leave my cousins in East and follow you


You fail .....

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Re: CNG Asks NASS To Stop Constitution Review, Organise Biafra Referendum by gwafaeziokwu: 11:18pm On Jun 10
valentineuwakwe:
The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, on Thursday, called on the National Assembly to suspend the review of the 1999 Constitution, describing it as ill-timed and uncalled for, particularly in the face of the growing agitation for Nigeria’s break-up.

It also urged the National Assembly to invoke the doctrine of necessity to organize a Biafra referendum as the final step towards the separation of the Igbo from the rest of Nigeria.

This was part of the presentation which CNG made before the leadership of the National Assembly against the backdrop of the disturbances created by certain interest groups in the South-East, in the form of the agitation for a separate State of Biafra.

Briefing journalists in Abuja after the presentation, CNG Spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, noted that the Biafra agitation in the Southeast had turned violent, alleging that the aim of the unrest in the region was to instigate reprisals by northerners against people from other parts of the country.

He said, “We demanded the immediate suspension of the ongoing exercise for the review of the 1999 Constitution and to concentrate on the first priority of determining who and what actually constitutes Nigeria as a nation in the present circumstance in which the Igbo, by taking up arms against the Nigerian state for the third time, have foreclosed every hope for the rest of us to continue coexisting with them as one nation.

“In order to achieve the final separation of the Igbo from the rest of Nigeria, we also demanded the NASS to organize a referendum by seeking the cover of the same Doctrine of Necessity invoked by Nigeria’s federal Parliament that paved way for former President Goodluck Jonathan’s takeover by declaring the late President Umaru Musa Yaradua unfit.

“We further demanded NASS to prevail on the federal government of Nigeria to invite the United Nations as well as the African Union and ECOWAS, to initiate the process of self-determination to mandate the Biafrans out of the Nigerian union by leveraging on the several relevant international treaties and conventions to which Nigeria is a signatory.
Today, everyone can see that the diabolical scheme planned and exhibited in the actions and clamours of IPOB, supported morally and politically by the vast majority of the pliant and affrighted Igbo elites, politicians, traditional rulers, business persons, and the larger population of this ethnic group has pushed Nigeria to the precipice.

“We are convinced that this renewed violent determination of the Igbo to see through the secession of the South-East from Nigeria is now real and cannot be avoided or deferred any longer without terrible consequences.

“In order to avoid such mishaps and unnecessary devastation on all sides, particularly the South-East whose leaders and agitators are now bent on driving it over the brink into a catastrophe, CNG is of the view that resort to available means of actualising the separation of the South-East from the rest of Nigeria is today a vital task that must be undertaken by all.”

Suleiman also argued that in order to prevent a descent into another civil war, and to forestall mass killings and untold sufferings, CNG has committed to the call for a referendum that will finally separate the South East from Nigeria.

He added, “In this connection, we are hoping the NASS will come up with a framework to be agreed upon in the course of the referendum and its final implementation in the South-East or any enclave that wishes to secede from Nigeria.
All identified indigenes (Igbos) of the enclave or entity that called for secession (South East) must leave the territory of Nigeria and assemble in their designated enclave for the purpose of the exercise.

“The outcome of the referendum shall be final, irreversible and shall not be reviewed or reconsidered for any other reasons. Citizens of the breakaway enclave shall be deprived of any automatic rights to return to the territory of the rump Nigeria, or to be admitted to live in any of its parts.

We are aware that all this while, the North continued to bear the brunt of the violent agitations for secession with equanimity, stoical calm and resignation.

“Therefore, as the CNG recommits to the pursuit of a final constitutional separation with Biafra, we urge the North to remain the bulwark of respect, integrity, dignity, decorum, tradition, decency, morality, civilization, etiquette, good behaviour, politeness, accommodation, and all other positive traits with the assurance that the good will ultimately prevail over evil.”

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/06/cng-asks-nass-to-stop-constitution-review-organize-biafra-referendum/

Almajiri, hope you will also want us to dismantle all the pharmaceutical outlets and medical drug distribution network in the north? You guys have forgotten that we are the doctors most of your rural areas know. grin

Almajiris will die like flies oooo grin grin

Hope you will be kind enough to send back our Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and all essential services personnel. Biafra will really need them.

We don't want violence biko. Allow us to jejely pack all our spareparts, electrical parts, accessories and every single goods back to the east. Anytime your transformer or national power grid collapse, you know where to head. grin Just remember that you would need to apply for visa to buy any. While we move into Igbo hinterlands to occupy and set up more structures. 50 million population is not a joke. I am excited already.

Long live Biafra

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