Latest Biafra News Online Update Today Tuesday, January 14th 2020

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A pleasant day to you and welcome to the compilation of the latest world Biafra online news headlines on Concise News for today, Tuesday January 14th, 2020.

Here are the latest Biafra news headlines

Biafra: How Nigeria Can End Agitation – Igbo Leader

National President of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU), Alex Onukwue, has said restructuring is the only way to stop the Biafra agitation.

Onukwe claimed that Ndigbo have been marginalised in Nigeria, and that restructuring would bring the government closer to the people and fast-track development.

According to him, if any Nigerian of Igbo extraction becomes president, he would restructure the country even though those currently in power believe restructuring is difficult.

“Restructuring is a way of solving Nigeria’s problems permanently because when you restructure Nigeria, you allow the component parts to develop at their own pace. Now, there will be competition,” he told Daily Sun. Read more here.

Biafra: Pat Utomi Reveals What Would Have Happened If Civil War Was Fought Today

Professor of Political Economics and former presidential candidate, Pat Utomi, has said that Nigeria would have disintegrated if the Biafra Civil war was fought in the present day.

According to Utomi, Nigeria may not exist if Biafra was fought today due to the recognition given by the international community to self-determination.

He made the assertion while delivering his keynote address at the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s Civil War organised by the Nzuko Umunna and Ndigbo in Lagos, on Monday.

The Delta State-born Professor also called for the de-centralisation of Nigeria’s government, stressing that such will move the government closer to the people. Read more here.

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