Some unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the islamist sect Boko Haram today kidnapped elder statesman Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno this afternoon at the Mafoni Jumaat Mosque immediately after he performed the Friday Jumaat prayers. SHETTIMA ALI MONGUNO Commander of the Federal Republic or C.F.R. for short is according to Wikipedia a Nigerian educationalist and Politician, Born 1926 in Monguno-Bono state. He attended Monguno primary school, on completion he proceed to Teacher’s College Bauchi and Katsina, college of arts, science and technology Zaria, Moray House college of education and university of Edinburgh.
Southern Nigeria Minorities Confess their Mistake in supporting Nigeria Against Biafran Culled from News Express Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, late this morning spoke about his anguish over the failure by his people to allow the breakaway Republic of Biafra to succeed. Launched in 1967 by the old East under the command of the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Biafra was crushed three years after by the Nigerian Government and its international allies.
Why Igbos in Hausa/Fulani Northern Nigeria are doomed Extracts of interview between Ohaneze Ndigbo Kano leader Chief Idika and group of American journalists before the latest multiple Kano bombings that claimed over 81 lives including that of Ikechukwu Anosike from Ndagbo Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku Umuahia Abia State. QUESTION: Sir, last year, there was a coordinated series of attacks in Kano that left many people dead. Knowing that Kano is a hotbed of terrorism, why do you people stay?”
Why are members of Nigeria’s third-largest ethnic group, numbering 35 million (accurate figure 45 million), turning to Judaism asks The Times Newspaper an Israel based publication? There is a widespread belief among Igbos — the third-largest ethnic group in Nigeria — that they are descendants of the tribes of Israel. Many of them are passionately Zionist reports The Times newspaper in Israel. They put the number of Igbo people among the 175 million people in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, within the range of 30 and 35 million. The more accurate figure is 45 million as Igbos make up the second largest population in every city, town and village all