Enugu Airport

Apartheid policy of the Nigerian gov Enugu Airport & 47 Years of Marginalisation of Igbo’s

On Saturday the 24th of August, large crowds gathered at the remodelled Akanu Ibiam international airport Enugu to witness the first designated landing and takeoff of international flights from the airport. Top government functionaries, captains of industry, traditional rulers and others were present to witness the memorable event. Most remarkable were some amongst the crowd…

Deportees from Lagos to Onitsha

Yoruba deportation of Igbos from Lagos to Onitsha makes them illegal aliens in their own country

The story of Nigerians made ‘illegal aliens’ in their country.During the General Ibrahim Babangida regime, the country was once agog, following the deportation of Professor Wilmot, a Jamaican, who taught at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The professor had lived in the country for years and married a Nigerian but following what the government perceived…