IGBO PEOPLE WHY?

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One of the closest Igbo man to the President Elect is Dr Chris Ngige Onwa, a Senator who was defeated in the Senatorial Election.
See how bad Igbos are at strategizing? They couldn't override a pathological hatred for General to make a hedge bet and return this man to the Senate, to enhance his chances at Senate President, incase General Buhari wins, which he did. Instead folks played tribal and religious to the tilt as drunken sailors, and failed the man and the chance to make history as Senate President. That's what happens when emotions trips common sense and folks succumb to hustlers like Peter Obi and Arthur Eze, hustlers after their own interests instead of the masses they pretend to serve. I urged caution, I pleaded that we were making a huge mistake to hitch our wagon on Jonathan who wasn't going to win. And predictably he lost, so also our chance in the new administration. I hate to gloat. But maybe, maybe, only maybe he gets a good ministerial appointment, but nothing beats being Senate President. Igbos are very bad at politics. Fifty years after independence, we are yet to produce a president when others have taken multiple turns. Our answer? Blame others! If you only Hausas didn't do this or Yorubas didn't do that, perhaps the god of politics will bless our lot. And sadly it won't stop until we learn to coexist with others instead of our 'better than thou' attitude when dealing with the Hausas and Yorubas. We are not better than anyone, these folks we thumb our noses at, are God's creatures like us. We don't like the Hausas and we don't like the Yorubas, yet we populate their States in search for our livelihood. Our politics should mirror our economic aspirations, not the other way around. There is no wisdom in living in the North, earning a living, yet despise the Northerners. That's being ungrateful. The gods of politics don't like that. How long can this collective amnesia insulate us from meaningfully seating at the table, making contributions to 's political evolution? How long can this foolishness go on? How long? There is a miserable silence across the land today, because we are realizing that we were sold off for pennies by pimps who parade as Igbo leaders. Where are they? Anyone home? Ebuka Ikeoyibo

149 Comments

  1. Shobande Keymon Yomi

    April 3, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Lolz. Igbo people tell me there’s not true o.
    Y’all need to read these oooo

    • Anonymous

      April 4, 2015 at 7:28 am

      Buhari said he has no apology for killing Ibos during the war and given the say opportunity he will do same.under this premise, Your talk is absolutely baseless and of no effect. Am very proud to be an IBO man.Let them keep their appointments,we have been surviving since the end of the war and we will continue to survive.Nigeria is a continent.

      • Anonymous

        April 4, 2015 at 7:47 am

        Oh well then, continue to ‘survive’. If you had any true sense if that word in hand, you would know that survival is the basest level of existence. I got should aspire to much more than survival in Nigerian politics, methinks. Selah.

        • Anonymous

          April 4, 2015 at 4:42 pm

          Then stay and survive in your land stop sucking other blood and see.

      • Anonymous

        April 4, 2015 at 8:34 pm

        you are just bin stupid.

        • emperor

          April 5, 2015 at 12:11 pm

          i think is not right to lay blames or insult each other but we should learn from our mistake, the elections was heard same day. but i don’t think it sounds rigth to use some languages on air. let us be matured about this and remember is only politics.God knows it all

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 8:27 pm

          You will die on a palm w tree

      • baba

        April 4, 2015 at 10:01 pm

        Buhari was a military officer sent to the war by nigeria.he was doing his job the same way ojukwu did his.
        its ridiculous for anyone to hold it against ojukwu that he killed nigerian soldiers bc that was his job at the warfront

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 12:03 pm

          Killing unarmed civilians by denying them access to food and water. In Nigeria, Kwashoko is a condition that is only synonymous with Igbo, because of the war strategy adopted by the Nigerian forces against Igbo. A strategy, that was proposed by the father of the Yoruba.
          The truth is the Igbo extraction, is better at harnessing his environment than any other tribe. Business is a game of numbers. You do better when you go where the market is. More than any other in Nigeria, the Igbo knows this. It is cultural to the igbo people. Cash is king! The Igbo extraction knows how to make cash (not steal cash)!

          • Anonymous

            April 5, 2015 at 10:44 pm

            The problem Nigeria has today is because of the igbo’s , they don’t brother nor friend all because of the love for money. Why will you support somebody that has an interior motive.

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 5:46 pm

        Stop dwelling on the past,please move forward

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 8:07 pm

        God bless you. His talk is nonsense.

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 8:45 pm

        Where and when did Buhari say so? Its better you caution your tongue by saying rubbish. Igbo people need to change there orientation if they want to move forward.

        • Anonymous

          April 7, 2015 at 3:43 pm

          True talk.

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 9:51 pm

        Sincerely speaking; we can survive with or without senate presidency, because God who always sustain us will continue to sustain and strengthen the Igbos any where they are.And the for the fact that the Igbos spoke with one voice during the just concluded election,we have no regret about that.

      • Anonymous

        April 6, 2015 at 7:49 am

        It’s a pity we’ve come to this juncture in modern democratic politics without the Ibos and it is disheartening . You mentioned that buhari killed some obos during the war, he must have made a mistake for saying such,however, The question is, did he pick them from the roadside and killed them or it was manslaughter ?? Should this fact alone be the basis why ibos follow the incumbent administration of a mediocre that had more corruption and blood of the innocent than the war you were talking about ?? You might be partially correct that without political appointment you will survive , but don’t forget that Yoruba and Hausa would continue to determine the economy you bank on if ibos don’t let go of the past and move on. We are one, don’t marginalized yourselves because a simple hatred . God bless you and me and Nigeria !

  2. Shobande Keymon Yomi

    April 3, 2015 at 7:33 am

    Lolz. Igbo people tell me these is not true o.
    Y’all need to read these oooo

    • Anonymous

      April 3, 2015 at 2:40 pm

      This is rubbish. Were the two elections not done the same time and day? So what nonsense is this bullshit? Go to hell man.

  3. Sandra Chinasa Deborah

    April 3, 2015 at 7:41 am

    I am not surprise at all. We Igbos re knwn 4 such a thing.

    • Anonymous

      April 3, 2015 at 2:41 pm

      U r not intelligent. Empty brain

      • Anonymous

        April 7, 2015 at 3:50 pm

        Are you are saying the person is not intelligent because is talking the truth? Check your self.

    • Anonymous

      April 4, 2015 at 9:15 am

      Pls my fellow IGBO brothers, let us wakeup & join others to move this nation forward. The war has ended since 197O. Let us come to the center for our good. Change is here. We have no choice than to embrace it.

      • Anonymous

        April 4, 2015 at 11:05 pm

        My brother with an Ibo man where do u think 9ja will be today,ibo’s d right thing for GBJ b/c his a good man n not a killer,so pls if u need senate president u can go on OYO,I wish u lost ur dad then.

  4. Grace Aigbokhae

    April 3, 2015 at 7:43 am

    Hmmmmm Politics

  5. Tyra Bello

    April 3, 2015 at 8:02 am

    Not all of them tho…. I know few that actually rooted for Buhari till the very end

  6. Chiamaka Emmanuella Onuoha

    April 3, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Tho not all igbos like me for example i never wanted GEJ or whatever his name is to be there again. majority of igbos are afarid of voting buhari because of religion but i know and believe he is here for change and i support him all along.

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 8:10 pm

      re an Igbo? No your mother just gave you that name. Ask her where you come from.

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 8:23 pm

      God bless you

  7. Ndubuisi Oscar

    April 3, 2015 at 8:31 am

    This is our problem, we only look forward, we don’t look backward. But this has thought us great lesson.

    • Godman Ayeni

      April 4, 2015 at 5:38 pm

      No tribe has what it takes to survive on its own dt is why the igbos are found all over nigeria marchandising which is evidence of co-existing. But politically igbos are backward because they fail to acknoledge that they have never being self sufficient and can never be self sufficient as they claim. I always wonder why they have to find their means of livelyhoo to other regions like Lagos and Kano when actually they can stay in their own enclave within the east and do their business. My final advice is that th the

      • Godman Ayeni

        April 4, 2015 at 5:49 pm

        There is an addage in Yoruba which if a child refuse to forget about yesterday’s quarrel he wont have anyone to play with. It now i know dt division is no more a posibility in this country again. Sothe earlier the igbos know this the better it is for them. NIG. will always exist and the more u act in divisive way the more the others lose thier trust in u nd believe me politically the worse it become for u guys.

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 8:12 pm

          Ayeni it is not your fault but the fault of those who do not know that your a betrayer from the womb.

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 11:30 am

        Politics or no politics, Igbos will survive, the North having ruled Nigeria for over 35yrs the level of poverty and education cannot be compared to the south East.

  8. Eunice aigbokhae

    April 3, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Hmmmmm

    • Anonymous

      April 6, 2015 at 11:07 am

      You are surviving because all your hosts have been charitable enough to allow you do your trading in peace. Very soon they will be fed up of your ungrateful attitude. You can never eat what your are selling and your buyers can always start selling

  9. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 8:41 am

    If they didnt vote ngige, it was because he didnt deliver on his promises to them. If he was that good, then name the wonderful things he has done 4 anambra 4rm his days as governor till date. If knw be thief he be, wetin he still day find. It wasnt his party affiliations, it was his works that sent him parking. Nigerians dan wise up

    • Ayo

      April 3, 2015 at 9:13 am

      You don’t know what you are saying. I serve in Anambra and I can tell you that Ngige perform better than Obi. Accept that Igbo people has fuck up and loose opportunity of a life time

      • anonymous

        April 3, 2015 at 6:51 pm

        You are a liar

      • Anonymous

        April 4, 2015 at 12:17 am

        You all seemed to cry more than the bereaved.. you take panadol extra for another person headace ,,,,.please let the igbos be.

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 11:36 am

          True talk my brother. I have not complained and you are having headache for me.

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 8:15 pm

          Do you blame them? It is not their fault.

      • Anonimous

        April 4, 2015 at 9:40 am

        Hahaha serving in Anambra for one year does not give u the knowledge to compare what both governors did in their time.
        The Ibos as u know are not like any other tribe in nigeria they are not follow follow like the hausa and yoruba,the average ibo man is King in his own way he does not depend on political appointments to prove his intelligence.It is only the ibos that travel to the north and west and invest their money in the development of the area by way of building structures,U ask how many hausa men and yoruba men have houses in the east even though a lot of them flood the ama-hausa doing their business. The Ibos do not want to have anything to do with APC and those ibos flirting with APC are doing so for their own personal gains,the ibos will not forget in a hurry the humiliation they suffered in the north at every little incidence,u know how many corp members were killed in the north at the post election violence perpetrated by Buhari supporters….the ibos are straight forward when they dont like u they tell u to your face not like the Yorubas

        • Anonymous

          April 4, 2015 at 2:37 pm

          That is why u all are where u are.

          • Anonymous

            April 5, 2015 at 11:41 am

            That why the other tribes will continue to be political harlots. The Igbo are not.

        • Anonymous

          April 5, 2015 at 9:28 am

          Ngige is representing my LG also, yes he did well when he was a Governor dat is why we voted him into d senate bcos of d past but he did’t perform well, he offer nothing as a senator dat is why my people voted for Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) let’s try a woman. My people are not follow follow people, their wise.

        • Anonymous

          April 6, 2015 at 11:12 am

          No wonder you are everywhere like Malaria. Wake up, your survival depend on your hosts. You are just like parasite that can not exist without attaching yourself to a host. Stay in your crime land and wrath in hunger. Annoying race you are.

        • Anonymous

          April 7, 2015 at 4:03 pm

          They are not follow follow but they follow money. Nonsense, make una sit down there dey talk history when the whole world is changing.

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 10:27 am

        Aa

    • Rawlings ogbonna

      April 4, 2015 at 8:20 am

      I Neva new that u recognise and appreciate performance as one of the creteria to elect pple.But it only amazed my imagination as how some of you are reacting when you all know that Gej never performed. What a people.God help nigeria

    • femi adesina

      April 5, 2015 at 12:04 pm

      If you claim Ngige is not good then I wonder who is good in Igbo land as a whole! You said Ngige did nothing for Anambra even as a governor? Why was he called ROADMASTER by Anambrians then? Is it that you have quickly forgotten that during his short spell as governor he was ncked named ROADMASTER? Igbo has simply by their myopic sight lost out!

  10. Bello John

    April 3, 2015 at 8:41 am

    The Igbo politics should invariably mirror their economic aspirations as rightly put. I concur

    • Silky

      April 6, 2015 at 1:02 am

      femi adesina, you are such a stupid idiot for calling the IGBOS myopic. How dare you ?.Elections are to be won or lost and a person or group reserve the right to choose a path they want. Anyway, probably, you are not old enough to understand what you seek to discuss. Next time think before you open that dirty mouth of yours that you talk as if GMB had no votes from the east. Monkey like you, if i was near you i would have beat you up to teach you a lesson or two so you think before you speak

      • Anonymous

        April 7, 2015 at 4:09 pm

        Control your temper man, you are on the social media so don’t behave illiterate. Illiterate as you know is a big decease.

  11. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 8:45 am

    I am nt 4rm anambra, but if i cnt find a man of integrity in the opposition then i will sit at home. When you deliver to the people, they will do the same to you. Oga, your friend dan fuck up. Make e park well.

  12. Louis Offor

    April 3, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Well….i have thought about this whole political talking point, and i think if we should even begin to x-ray the reasons why the Igbos took the stance they took then volumes of text will be exhausted and we will still be here without progress. What i think we must focus on now is how we can move this nation forward with one accord by nation integration and anything short of that will be akin to inflicting self defeat on ourselves as a people.

  13. Don Sunny

    April 3, 2015 at 11:53 am

    I don’t see how speaking with one voice politically will affect the Igbos, if your principal “Chris Ngige” had performed well I don’t see how a woman would have beaten him. Ngige was voted to d senate cos of his past antecedents as gov but unfortunately d man has nothing to offer as a senator. For d first time my people have proven that they can stand for d course they believe in and we are happy wif that even as we are also aware of the international conspiracy to unseat Gej. Proud Igbo till thy kingdom come.

    • Anonymous

      April 3, 2015 at 12:23 pm

      God bless you,your opinion and thinking and God bless nigeria.How come there are still unemployment in the regions that had produced Nigerias presidents like in Igbo land.i am and will always be a happy one till I die

      • Chibueze

        April 3, 2015 at 4:02 pm

        You have spoken well, those saying all manner of things against the Igbos are hypocrites and sycophants who can’t understand why they are slaves to Hausa and Yoruba people who are the direct slaves of the British who created Nigeria. If all of you like, vote for APC, when it is time to slaughter you they will do so. Igbos who voted PDP are consistent and they stood for what they believe. Though, the Igbos needs to wake because Nigeria does not belong them and this election is a prove to that fact.

    • Dave

      April 3, 2015 at 2:47 pm

      Don Sunny It is expected that the likes of Ebuka Ikeoyibo would come and write this, trying to ride on current political winds. I will give him some credit though if he can show me he wrote something about the bad politics of core notherners in 2011 because they didn’t see the handwriting on the wall that power would reside with Jonathan then.But you will find his likes would be silent about it. Neither would you find his likes bash the North whenever they take to their religious violence targeted against Igbos. Surely it would not be politically convenient for him to allude to those acts as Hausa hatred of the Igbos! Igbo states believed that Buhari especially with the liason with tinubu is not in a position to bring change. They may be wrong they may be right but it was within their political rights to vote whichever way they choose.

    • Silky

      April 6, 2015 at 1:17 am

      Don Sunny, i greet you!, you have spoken like the true Igbo you are.Well i am not suprised that a yoruba will always remain the foul idiot he is and chicken out when they ought not to but dance to the side of whom seems to appear victorious . An Igbo is not known with such attributes but stands firm to his belief and Ideaology. i tried to remain civil on the discussion thread but some idiots like femi adesina here have to be put in their right place

  14. Fidelis aghidi

    April 3, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    the Igbo tribe can survive on their own if allowed. if you put the baby hawk and the chicken together to grow up, the grown hawk will certainly know it does not belong to the family of the domestic bird

  15. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    STORY FOR GODS

  16. Lucky onuegbu

    April 3, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Point of correction, Igbo are not religious and tribal driven but Igbos are rational and sensitive minded, Igbos don’t follow crowd without cogent convincement and that’s why they succeed and standout all the time among the rest. yes, you can see it as igbos being egocentric just because if you are not Igbo you can NEVER be Igbo. Others were busy following the crowd when Nnamd Azikiwe said no to British maltreatment and gave you independence which you now enjoy. Nigeria politics, other tribes are in the helms of affairs still yet their brothers and sisters wallow in poverty and inferiority complex while Igbos in their rationalism growth richer and excel in all aspect of life.
    In case you don’t know, unlike other tribes, Igbos have goals and mandate to fulfill and if you don’t Aline your personal interest on that mandate as Igbo man you are doomed and that’s the case in Chris Ngige’s.
    As for presidential sit, it started with us and it will end in our hand

    • swarthy

      April 4, 2015 at 8:57 am

      The culture of better than all syndrome is what you have just exhibited, how can you say ZIK single handedly fought for our independent when the History is there for all to read. Where do you put the likes of ENAHORO, THE AWOS c. Then how can president ends with you when Nigeria will continue to be in existence. Pls see other tribes as a human beings. In as much we live together, we stand to benefit from one another, not when you call others fools.

    • Anonymous

      May 2, 2015 at 7:27 am

      and it will continue to elude bcos of your selfishness

  17. Lucky onuegbu

    April 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Point of correction, Igbo are not religious and tribal driven but Igbos are rational and sensitive minded, Igbos don’t follow crowd without cogent convincement and that’s why they succeed and standout all the time among the rest. yes, you can see it as igbos being egocentric just because if you are not Igbo you can NEVER be Igbo. Others were busy following the crowd when Nnamd Azikiwe said no to British maltreatment and gave you independence which you now enjoy. Nigeria politics, other tribes are in the helms of affairs still yet their brothers and sisters wallow in poverty and inferiority complex while Igbos in their rationalism growth richer and excel in all aspect of life.
    In case you don’t know, unlike other tribes, Igbos have goals and mandate to fulfill and if you don’t Aline your personal interest on that mandate as an Igbo man you are doomed and that’s the case in Chris Ngige’s.
    As for presidential sit, it started with us and it will end in our hand

    • Jigson

      April 3, 2015 at 4:48 pm

      grade 1 Mumu

  18. Evangelist B C Umunna

    April 3, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    In all what u wrote about Igbos, the only thing I picked up is, Igbos does not understand politics & the game therein, other of ur words r under junks. Igbos r outstanding throughout the world, go & chek out ur history frm Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe till date. Igbos does not follow the multitude. God bless u.

  19. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    So much annoyed wen i heard NGIGE lost jst bcos of personal hatred n selfish interst of our politicians in igbo land,let see hw far thy wl go both in their pursuit for oil bid renewal,,,,,,,,n in ds apc adminstration,,,,,,,,,godfatherizm problm of igbo politics.

    • Dr GJ

      April 4, 2015 at 8:46 am

      Ibos have missed it again. Dr Chris Ngige is an exceptional person. He performed creditably well as governor. Hatred by some selfish political god fathers in Anambra who wanted to impress GEJ blanketed his achievements. My prayer for Ndi-Igbo is that they will be more calculative and acomodating next time. God Bless Nigeria

      • Silky

        April 6, 2015 at 1:19 am

        you are just a big fool

  20. anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    The person that put up these write ups is very stupid,foolish and useless iincluding those commenting rubbish on this.

    • Anonymous

      April 3, 2015 at 4:11 pm

      Ure one of them…

      • Anonymous

        April 5, 2015 at 9:37 am

        Verily

  21. Ebuka Okafor

    April 3, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    What a cretin and ignoramus. Can’t be more ashamed of an Igbo relative. This is what happens when a muppet turns a correspondent.

    You think the (i would’ve said we, but I would be drunk) Igbos should’ve rooted for Buhari? Give me one reason for that crazy thought.

    My advice, gain some knowledge of a topic, get conversant, rid yourself of sentiments and keep your preconceived opinions to your self, be objective and most of all, be educative. For the love of Mike, you’re writing an article.

    This piece is up there as the worst article I’ve read. I’m not a columnist, but had I been, I could do better.

    • victor AA.

      April 3, 2015 at 9:50 pm

      question 1. Did jonathan rig the 2011 election? Ans- NO. 2.So how did he win? Ans- cos a lot of hausa and yoruba voted for him. 3. Why did they not vote for him in 2015? Ans. Cos they felt that he did not perform well and unlike the igbo and south south, they could not be biased based on jonathan’s tribe or religion. Most christian yorubas have relatives who are muslims so buhari’s religion did not pose a problem to them. A hausa muslim can never become president if only hausa muslims support him. He needs other people. Christians. Buhari was able to do this and that was why he won.

    • simon

      April 4, 2015 at 3:40 am

      tell me how your grammar will change the situation this guy is trying to explain? perharps really, the igbos will never learn by looking back really, sometimes, its not that the yorubas are not scared of fanatism from the northerners, neither are we not afraid that our eastern friends cannot sell us for money, yet, we have learned a way to coexist with all and thats y we remain relevant in the affairs of this country, if u are educated enough, u should see beyond someone saying what u dont like, see if there is something to gain in those things that sounds bitter to u. God bless NIgeria

  22. easyway

    April 3, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    Bullshit lazy writer,go n find anoda tin to write onye ngbu. Igbos r far far beta dan d oda tribes n we dnt depend on anyone’s govt,we develop ourselves.

    • Anonymous

      April 6, 2015 at 12:46 am

      Then try and build 2nd niger bridge for yourselves if you dont need any govt. You can do that through contributions from your kinsmen.

  23. charles Brown

    April 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Having followed IBO politics, I have this opinion about them! They’re selfish, wicked & like money greatly! People don’t put all their egg in one basket but ibo’re good at that because of money! People like Ezife shouldn’t be talking today, hence he contributed to the failure of ibis in the just co

    • Silky

      April 6, 2015 at 1:20 am

      you are an idiot

      • Anonymous

        April 7, 2015 at 4:13 pm

        Why are you calling someone who’s telling the truth. Illiterate is a disease.

  24. tuche

    April 3, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    we anambranans knows what we want not the rubbish you talk about fool.

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 12:37 pm

      You’re a fool guy

  25. Charles

    April 3, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Ebuka! It doesnt matter if GMB’s government is constituted without the Igbos. Igbos have held political offices in the past, yet they couldnt attract any laudable federal government projects in the South East. We are better of when an Igboman is not there.. Those who have been ruling for the past 38 years have not done anything economically signifcant in the lives of their people. What an average Igboman is asking from our leaders is nothing but to provide an enabling enviroment devoid of hate and jelousy… It doesnt matter who the president is or where he comes from. Any government irrespective of who is at the helm of affairs, that can provide Power, Security, Good Road and abundant petroleum product, I bet you, will be supported by the Igbos.

    • Anonymous

      April 3, 2015 at 10:23 pm

      I agree with you. But Nigeria is more than that every region should b represented at the center. I hope Buhari will balance this bcos I know there are people from the south east that want him

  26. Hyman

    April 3, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    Honestly am crying for our brothers igbos,,, we are so selfish.. We need to change our mentality and selfishness so that we can be able to forge ahead…

  27. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 9:38 pm

    Whoever post this trash is the biggest fool of all times, all theelections was held at the same time,and know body knows who the winner will be.So how can a compound fool like this post make such a nasty statement against the igbo race? If you are supporting Ngige good and fine,but does it mean that all the Igbos must support him? What is the encess of having an opposition party,or are you trying to tell us that some hausas did not vote against buhari or that some yorubas did not vote against their own people. Why must you showcase your stupidity on a social media,must a fool like you who think on one direction talk because others are talking.

  28. Anonymous

    April 3, 2015 at 10:40 pm

    ROCAS HAS SAID IT ALL. GO GND DROP DEAD

  29. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 12:13 am

    Nice write up. I hope it.does not backfire on the igbo ppl. the best shot now is through Rochas

  30. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 12:41 am

    The igbo’s are penny wise and pounds foolish!!

  31. ada

    April 4, 2015 at 12:54 am

    the igbos are hardworking people we are not lazy so let us be and mind yourself

  32. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 1:26 am

    gudluck

  33. Chibuzo

    April 4, 2015 at 5:08 am

    Without mentioning a word of insult I think we can express ourselves. For me as an Igbo man brought up in Lagos, I know for sure Igbos are proud confident people. We are self driven and passionate. From the civil war till now, a lot of Igbo families have lost loved ones to religious violence in the north but northern people have not been met with the same loss in the east. When it comes to politics, an average Igbo man will vote with his heart not his head, so if this election was repeated, Igbos will still vote Anybody that is not from the north. If things were turn around and Yorubas were killed in the north en-mass like Igbos, I am sure they will do the same. Personally, I think Nigeria needs strong leadership and Jonathan does not have such qualities. If GMB does not deliver, I am sure another “change” will happen in 4 years. Finally, an Igbo man will remain an Igbo man; (Igbo enweghi Eze). We will surely prosper no matter the conditions around us.
    Please, if my input offends anyone, kindly point it out and I will apologize.
    Thank you.

    • Anonymous

      April 6, 2015 at 12:57 am

      If you refuse to change, then you will continue to be on the back ground.

  34. emeka

    April 4, 2015 at 7:11 am

    I m very sure that majority of u who are responding to this post including d one posted this on Igbo did not exercise ur franchise during d last election. Politics is a game, it is either u loose or win. We are blaming Igbo now because GEJ did not win had it been that he won this kind of post will not surface. Every igbo man will be jubilating for GEJ’s victory but that was not to be and that is politics for u. Ebuka do not blame Igbo for voting GEJ massively. Frankly, I went to my village in Anambra to exercise my franchise and discovered that chunk of our igbo brothers returned to the village enmass from d north all their families for safety reasons. All of them were not allowed to vote because they registered in the north. GMB has promised to carrry every body along irrespective of ur party , religion and ethnicity. God bless Us

  35. jess

    April 4, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I am from Anambra State and i felt bad that Dr Chris Ngige did not win the Senatorial election. However, after due enquiry from some stakeholders in Anambra, i was made to understand that Ngige’s loss was not due to Igbo’s hatred for APC or Buhari (afterall he won that seat on the platform of ACN) but due to the fact that his opponent, Mrs Uche Ekwunife was a better grassroot mobiliser. Don’t forget that she is a member of the House of Reps and also, being a woman, the women who constitute a major bulk of the electorate gave her their vote.
    It’s quite unfortunate that Igbos may not be well represented in this new government but we can learn from this and go back and restrategise and come back stronger like the Yoruba’s did.

  36. peace

    April 4, 2015 at 10:49 am

    This person that wrote this arctitle ,I’m sure your father didn’t participate in the civil war .war destvasted our nation as IGbos yet we have rose from nothing to something before the world after 50year in a country where you are seen as a threat to other tribes.this election is a game played out ,whether lgbo voted APC or not ,it has been decided Mind you it is only Igbos dat displays the heart of a true Nigeria.until a geuniue Igbo man rules this country ,we can’t have the true Nigeria.The effect of War is still troubling the Igbos .They have been depraved a lot but God will deliver them soon.God bless the Igbos and God bless Nigeria.

    • AMOSU Padonu Adelakun

      April 5, 2015 at 8:52 pm

      The truth is that in most cases the Igbo are too proud and very myopic in their opinion.They also have a problem with ‘trust’.I see this as a factor of what they represent.Their issue is complex.Humility is lacking.Take example from Jesus at this season.I love you.

  37. peace

    April 4, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Even if Nigege won ,is there any gaurantnee that he will do anything tangible for the Igbos .we may succeed in helping them to make themselves more richer by stealing Nigeria Money.let the best person take over Beko .

  38. peace

    April 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Do not be deceived, the second coming of our Lord Jesus Christ will be well pronounced – the angels, the trumpet etc. You will know when it is time, daily prepare for Him in Holiness. Matthew 24:27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Happy Easter.

  39. Adebayo Tajudeen

    April 4, 2015 at 11:23 am

    Igbo people are too tribalistic,i have a lady from Enugu,we are dating but she always tribalistic,fuck igbo people

    • jimmtommy1212@yahoo.com

      April 4, 2015 at 5:39 pm

      YORUBAS ARE MORE TRIBALISTIC. I HATE YORUBAS AND WILL NEVER HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THEM SINCE THAT’S WHATT ALL OF YOU WANT TO HEAR. GOATS

    • Quadri ola

      April 5, 2015 at 12:34 am

      Your comments worst everything

  40. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    why not carve yourselves out if the Hausa n Yoruba people are really useless to you, every one around you is important to your survival, a king should know that, I.e if you are one as you profess every Igbo to be.

  41. mart

    April 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    IMAGINE.
    We don’t like the Hausas and we don’t like the Yorubas, yet we populate their States in search for our livelihood.

    Bros u’ve spoken.

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  44. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    This writer is very ignorant

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    April 4, 2015 at 5:38 pm

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  46. jimmtommy

    April 4, 2015 at 5:40 pm

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  47. Joseph

    April 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    @Adebayo Tajudeen, u Muslim he goat, what are you looking for from an igbo lady. carry that religion and it calamities which brainwashed you into hatred for non-Muslims else where. mkpi yoruba.
    the write up is a slip of pen from the poster, he should condemn himself first before pointing fingers.

  48. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    A case of penny wise pounds foolish by the Igbos. They shot themselves on the foot already.

  49. Original igbo man

    April 4, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Who ever that post this is a foul do u tink we regret our action nooo bcus we are igbos we are biafrans we survived during the war we will stil survive agn during terror Buharis tenure and till we get our freedom.

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 10:46 am

      You people are total failure on all part of the politicals in Nigeria. So be careful if not??????????

  50. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 11:37 pm

    Ready don’t know why people can’t exercise their voting right in peace. There is nothing wrong in voting for a particular candidate whether the candidate wins or loses.
    The most important thing is people voted in peace. Instead of appreciating the peace election we want to overshadow it with who the Igbo voted for causing all kinds division.
    The Igbo are represented at the federal level as expected irrespective of whatever Party the representative they are from.
    The elected representative are expected to make there case on behalf of there people and without bias it should be attended to.
    The representative are meant to be responsible for their peoples interest. Having same Party at federal level does not gurantee anything.
    Let’s build this country as one and let people have the freedom to exercise their right

  51. francis ugo

    April 4, 2015 at 11:42 pm

    d writer is either jaundice in sight or demented. wit or witout polities igbo ppl wil thrive well and beter. igbos ar d isreal of nigeria d more u afflict dem d more there bow abode in strength. it was a context and we our candidate lost and nothing more or less. wether he win or loss it did not change d status of igbos. it is jelosy for d greatest of igbos dat is disturbing u pp and i kw if given choice u will want igbos off d plannet but God has chosen igbos for greatnes and d more u curse dem or jelos dem d more d ar bless. look at what happened to dem during d war but look at dem now. wit buhari or witout buhari igbo ppl can not b less in anything. even if d like no igbo man shul b part of d government yet we wil b more great dan any tripe in nigeria. God has blessd us dere for bless us and b blessd if otherwise dem u ar picking against d pricks

  52. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    Stupid post,

  53. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    A

  54. Anonymous

    April 4, 2015 at 11:53 pm

    The Igbos will survive no matter what.

  55. don jazzy

    April 4, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    @ Onuegbu, with all due respect,u sound like Igbos are more superior than other tribes! but u are wrong coz if ur thinking was correct, I think the Igbos would have remained in their states and do their bussineses there. for the single fact that they are the most spread people doing businesses in other parts of the country present them as the most needy tribe in nigeria. I want you to also know that without other nigerians to patronized the igbos in their businesses, they would be nothing because an average igbo man believes he is more sensitive than his brother. An average igbo man seem un satisfied with any level of wealth. som1 claimed that Azikiwe of blessed memory was the one that gave Nigeria independence! chai!thats too tribalistic and selfish! The fact is, the Igbos needed Nigerians more! if not like some1 said, they should have remained in there locatiion and do their business. However, I dont think anybody owes the other an explanation as to who he had decided to vote, coz one mans meat is another man poison! finally, Good luck might have a good heart for this country but he has his enemies around him. Been an educated man, he should have discern that. Most unfortunately, he has a very senseless woman as a wife. His wife contributed mostly to his failure.

  56. feran

    April 5, 2015 at 12:22 am

    u guys r just too proud n fool of itself!

  57. BEST

    April 5, 2015 at 2:47 am

    Y NOT GIV IGBO’S DIA INDEPENDENT,WE WILL BE GLAD WT OUR SOVEREIGN REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA.UP IGBO’S.

  58. agbajumla@gmail.com

    April 5, 2015 at 4:01 am

    The igbo’s wanted to leave with their sight on south south oil which is very dubious. All tribes in Nigeria contributed immensely to the development of this great nation and sacrifice human/resources up till date. Every tribes have their own weakness, the major thing is for us to forget and forgive the past. Most countries also have bad memory, such as Japan/America, which effect is still obvious till date.
    I have so many good friends from different tribes such as, hausa, igbo, ijaw and so on. The young and educated igbos should read more about the past and ask yrself if u truly needs biafra republic. God bless nigeria.

  59. Obiora ejike

    April 5, 2015 at 8:18 am

    are you to tell the people who to represent them? or are you forgetting the meaning of election. i should say you are the one been triberlistic cause they went there and voted for the people they wanted at different levels of Government, they did not emback on those your caculations cause the went to the polls as Nigerians not just as Igbos so reason well my dear friend.

  60. a

    April 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Igbo ppl are jst penny wise pound foolish…igbos why cant u use ur heads cos u ppl are so full of hatred and tribalistic… very soon we yorubas will start chasing u out of our state particularly lagos state. while hausas wil start slaughtering u ppl again in d ia land like they did during the biafran war. goat ibos…

  61. Kabir Inuwa Bakaro

    April 5, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Plssssssssssss!!! 9jirians its about time we realised that all these comments are needless, since the goal we all should be striving for is an individual who believe in the ability of njrians, who will care for njria and will make the necessary efforts to take our great country to the PROMISE LAND. MAY GOD ALMIGHTY BLESS OUR NIGERIA.

  62. Anonymous

    April 5, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Other igbo’s that hv been senate president what did they do for the igbos? Ngige or no ngige senate president or not let the igbos leave and let nigeria be one.

  63. Lawrence

    April 5, 2015 at 9:11 am

    You are making fuss out of nothing. The PDP people should move to APC in solidarity to APC and still get what belong to Igbos after governorship election.

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 8:11 pm

      The only logical and sensible solution . You cannot be outside the camp and make a meaningful contribution. There is always sense in nonsense Biko

  64. shedrack

    April 5, 2015 at 11:25 am

    The only question I want to ask is where was the Yoruba’s in the last administration, from President to speaker house of rep. And even sensitive ministerial appointment,

    • Anonymous

      April 5, 2015 at 4:51 pm

      U can’t undastand hw God made d Igbo pple,If Awo were alive 2day he d wonder hw d Igbos had fared in 2days Nigeria wit Awo’s 40 pounds 2 every Igbo man no mata hw much he or she had in d bank b4 d war,D reason 4 dis waz 4 dem 2 be sure dat d Igbos n dia region remained economically enslaved 4 life bt 2day d reverse is bcom d csae som parts of Naija re known 4 massive begging were as d Igbos re d highest landlords in Naija dey own about 65-70 percent of buildings in FCT alone not 2 talk of Lagos n Kano,My question now is y do u worry about us n our position in Buhari’s govt u pple can have d President d vice d Senate President d speaker of house of Reps,D Igbos remains Gods representative here in Naija n 4 dia sake dis land ll always be peaceful.

    • BIOKING

      April 5, 2015 at 11:39 pm

      GOOD QUESTION and that formed the basis of their anger against GEJ’s government.

  65. emperor

    April 5, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    we should also remember the meaning of this government (DEMOCRACY) the people surely will have their say in all aspect!!!

  66. Perooo

    April 5, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    This writer is high on Crack.
    May thunder fire you slave of Hausas…fool.

  67. Jay

    April 5, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    The core Igbo man will never learn, I have discussed same issues as contained in this article with my Igbo friends, they are more proud of their proudness than been flexible with political issues. Hausa you hate yoruba you don’t like how can you survive when of course you need one on the above to raise your head above water in Nigeria politics

  68. Joe shaba

    April 5, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    D way we’r takin diz i only pray Nigeria wuld nt divide bcus of us. D way we vote and elect leaders as i see it 2da iz a meanz of division. A hausa man neva wantz an igbo, yoruba or any tribe 2 rule over them and so applies to d igbos, yoruba nd others. Until we learn we’r Nigerians nd nt just yoruba, ibgo or hausa den we wuld value ourselvez nd leave peacefully. God bless NIGERIA

  69. kendrick

    April 5, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    Honestly,the problem of this nation is Tribalism and Nepotism. I took my time to read through these comments so far and it fuddled my thinking and dis-stablised my imagination. How could this nation be ONE,how could this country stand and speak with one voice over political,socio-economic issues,how could this country practice due DEMOCRACY when the people at the grass root are perpetual foes and vipers fighting over tribal cum religious fanatism? Can we just listen to ourselves so far? It’s crystal clear that the Yoruba whom have commented here disregard and detest the IGBOS solo much (oh jeeez). The hausas too don’t seem to fancy the co-habitual relationship with the Igbo. The IGBOS on their part feel so HIGH and MIGHTY <<>>. Please in the name of God let’s be civilised,being educated is’nt when your grammer surpasses that of senator patrick Obahiagbon. Division and centralisation starts from WE,accommodating each other’s excesses for a better living and Unism also begins from us the masses (average Nigerians/ citizens). I imploy everyone to look each other with dignity,respect and love because Nigeria has come to stay unless God says otherwise. We can not by quarrel breed love or peace or even bring about BIAFRA rather we would only worsen the level of Marginalisation and others. I’m an IGBO guy from Anambra(Nnewi north precisely) I used to live in Kano with my parents,it used to be peaceful and fun until the insurgence erupted. I love the fact that I’m a Nigerian though but we all would appreciate it if we make Nigeria a better place to live. Hapi easter….. God bless us #wink#

  70. Micky

    April 5, 2015 at 4:46 pm

    Igbo should learn how to play politics not a regional one. Igbos like beig tribalistic and sentiment in religion except view of them. Igbo cannot stay in their domain yet they criticized people they stay with like Yorubas and Hausas. They see nothing good in them. They only trying to tell the whole world that Lagos is no man’s land. Can some one else go to Imo, Anambra, Enugu, Abia and Eboyin state to claim no man’s land? Ibo man will not even give u land in those area to farm, not to talk of building a house. It’s hard times bios realized that their attitude would not take them anywhere rather will reduced them to nothing in Nigeria polity. Tomorrow they will open mouth and say they have been marginalized, who is marginalizing them now but they themselves. I wish them the best. I think money is their major problem not knowing that what is far better than money is there for them. It’s well!

  71. kendrick

    April 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    I just hope that Micky and the-likes would quit the stabbing and make comments on neutral ground or view

  72. Anonymous

    April 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    I think if igbos don’t try to drop d arrogance attitude inherited from their fore fathers it won’t help them getting in any better place in this our very great country, they should know that even Nigeria herself is still depending on neighbour country, for instance in the hard times of “missing girls”. it’s evident that we are different in everything, so collaborating together will surely make a great nation with great things in common. let’s know that we should depend on ourselves to make independent Nigeria

  73. Chinna

    April 5, 2015 at 6:32 pm

    Igbos are losing out. If we are as wise as we claim to be, why should we put all our eggs in one basket? Wisdom should have taught us to spread out to these two strong political parties. Those deceiving us, people like Peter Obi will now leave us and go to their mansions abroad and stay.
    They decieved us that APC is Hausa party, then I asked them, is PDP Igbo party? What position does Igbo man have in PDP? Jonathan is not an Igbo man. May God help us to find a place in this new govt.

  74. frank

    April 5, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    YOU MUST BE A RACIST , AN IDIOT, AND OF ALL ONE CAPABLE OF GENOCIDE.

    WHAT U DONT KNOW KEEP QUITE!

  75. ben

    April 5, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    this talk about missed senate president has become quite irritating and balderdash.we have had quite our fair share of senate presidents in nigeria.what has that translated to our collective well being in nigeria apart from boosting the cv of the particular individual.its shameful that so claimed leaders of ndi igbo are still in pursuit of personal goals than what will benefit the tribe.the south west has developed wtout senate president slot.they shld be ashamed of themselves.if Tinubu,they are folowing had pursued to be a senate president,he wont be where he is tiday.igbos should stop being too expedient in character

  76. Jeff Don

    April 5, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    Till I die am F.B.I: Full Blooded Igbo guy. Kudos to my fellow Igbo’s cuz this election made me to know that we love each other, we are united, we have one heart, one voice, one feeling, one reasoning, one understanding, one wisdom and one blood running in our vein. Like Israelites still we stand, we fought together and were ready to die and represent what we believe in and we will continue to do that cuz were united and one family. The writer of this article made a very be mistake by using his own opinion to judge Igbos. Who do u think u are, solomon? So u are wiser than all the Igbo’s? We are in Democratic govt, we have freedom of speech, we are free to vote for whoever we like its our right. If Buhari does well which I believe he will cuz is God that put him there if not he wouldn’t win incumbent President, we the Igbo’s will reelect him cuz we want unity and peace in this country. If he does otherwise we won’t vote him. He should carry all Nigerians along irrespective of whom voted him. I love all Nigerians irrespective of ur tribe and religion cuz Bible instructs me to love my neighbors as myself, therefore if I don’t love all Nigerians I will suffer in Hell fire forever. We are one Nigeria I love u all. Note Ngige was voted out cuz he didn’t deliver as a senetor as he did as a governor while Uche Ekwunife delivered. I use to be his fan but Anambrarian needs continuity in development, pls ask him why he didn’t deliver as a senator I live in Awka capital of Anambra, he represented us as a senator but didn’t do well. I still love him he should do better next time. One love Naija together we stand let’s love eachother

  77. Anonymous

    April 5, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    All i realise is that, ibos are very bias & sentiment. Thèy hate Hausa and Islam, yet they benefit much from… ibos think of been wise, yet they are still kindergarten in-terms of politics, commercè compared to Hausa. Let me advise you ibos; pls! 4get about ur biafra ambition so that we build 9ja 2gether. God bless GMB, God bless 9ja%%%

    • RIDWAN

      April 6, 2015 at 1:01 am

      Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one’s own culture. Ethnocentric individuals judge other groups relative to their own ethnic group or culture, especially with concern for language, behavior, customs, and religion.
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      Cultural relativism is the principle that an individual human’s beliefs and activities should be understood by others in terms of that individual’s own culture

  78. Silky

    April 6, 2015 at 12:48 am

    The post is just as unfortunate as it´s author, baseless and unquestinably idiotic. If truely the post was made by whom it is said to be made by, then what seperates him from those he calls selfish?, all his claims are based on his inability to become a senate president also propelled by his ingenuine aspirations and he opens his dirty mind of thought to write this and he dares to mention the Ibos. The Ibos have the right to make their choice which is what they did like every other tribe, besides is it still not politics and democracy?. How dear you insult the IBGO people?. Now i have tried to remain as civil as i can but i just can´t resist saying FUCK YOU IDIOT!

  79. Akin

    March 31, 2016 at 7:46 am

    This post is true. Thankyou to the writer for being honest. We cannot fix a problem until we acknowledge it. It is confusing why Igbo are always insulting others, yet living in their land. I learned that this comes from deep insecurity of oneself. It is better to go back to your homeland and make peace with self. If you are not at peace with self, you cannot be at peace with others.