Monthly Archives: January 2019

More Igbo Separatist Groups Call For 2019 Election Boycott

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), have successfully made their protests heard as two more Igbo separatist groups, Biafra Government in Exile (BGIE) and the Biafra Shadow Government (BSG), have joined them, thus calling for a total boycott of February 2019’s poll by Nigerians of Igbo extraction. The groups claim that participation would amount to endorsing enslavement of the Igbo

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Fact Check: Is California’s GDP Larger Than That of Africa’s Combined?

WakeUpAfrica’s assessment of recently published data by the African Development Bank, can confirm that the US state of California has a larger gross domestic product than that of all African countries put together. In 2017, the combined GDP of 54 African countries was $2.24 Trillion, according to the most recent data from the African Development Bank. California’s GDP was $2.798

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According To Former President Obasanjo, Nigeria Is Back To Abacha Era

AFormer president Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria is back to the Abacha era when state institutions were used to fight perceived enemies of the head of state. Obasanjo made the remark in an open letter titled ‘Points for Concern and Action’. It was distributed to journalists at a press conference held on Sunday at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun

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