The Selective “Stop and Search” Order on Biafrans at Nigerian Airports, A Quick Reminder That Biafrans Aren’t Part of Nigeria

From the year 1914 when the term “Nigeria” was used to refer to the three pre-existing African regions (Biafra, Arewa and Oduduwa) by Frederick Lugard, the British mercenary, the elements of disunity, hatred, genocide, and marginalization have never been found wanting. As Agbu (2004) depicts, “Historically, indigenous societies ante-dated Nigeria, and these consisted of the…

Self-determination: Is the African Union living up to its expectations?

  In July 2016, African leaders decided to undertake institutional reforms of the African Union. The reforms aim to accelerate, reinforce and ensure service delivery to Africa’s citizens, with a special emphasis on pan-African values of unity, solidarity, freedom, and equality. Mr. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, was appointed to lead the…