The same thing goes for the issue of organizing a referendum even within the Igbo area. For as soon as Zion travailed she brought her children.” (Isaiah 66:8) I will continue to travail in unity with all believers of our God chosen people of Biafra for our Nation’s restoration in our lifetime. When the 1966 Pogrom took place, the other ethnic peoples as well as Igbo people of the old Eastern Region were affected. We are all familiar with this story but I am only retelling it as a reminder and to serve as a guide in our current decisions. Who knows, we may be about to create a new Nigeria-Biafra. Facebook. Bight of Biafra was also in the map when Europeans came to Africa. Nobody is now sure what that kingdom was, what its laws and arts and tools were like. Those who have money may exercise a greater influence on the people. The old Biafran map included non-Igbo speaking areas because of the circumstances that produced the map in the first place. As we round up this discussion it is important to remind us that whatever map that we finally come up with must be practical, realistic and defensible. In 1960, Nigeria became independent of the United Kingdom. ( Log Out /  In the end it seemed to have made certain the final and eternal demise of Igbo’s real national and cultural identity. The reason is because they wanted to survive. The Sole-Igbo target narrative that was sold to the non-Igbo peoples of Eastern Region is that they were never intended to be part of the 1966 Pogrom and subsequent genocidal war. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. The Sun reports that renowned Igbo leaders were still in court with the Federal Government of Nigeria over rights to self-deter­mination. But we know the reason why. Keep marching on! No map that we present to the world should be based on assumptions. We are not even sure that we will succeed, so why drag along other people whose aspirations are not the same with those of the Igbo. Google+. Then each group will bargain from positions of strength to reach satisfactory cooperative union agreements. Most of us are familiar with the Biafra map of between May 30, 1967 and January 15, 1970 (the old Biafra.) Now I have a reason that stronger than mere Tribalistic/ethnic war between the Igbos and the Hausa Fulanis, from today I fight for my ancestral nation, the country of my Fore-fathers and I believe that by the grace of almighty God (Chukwu Okike Obiama) who I worship through Jesus Christ’s ways and my Fore-fathers also worshiped through their own means which they understood Biafra will come to actualization and be listed among the great nations of the world. However, now we are being given a second chance and we may be recklessly driving along the same road which the colonialists traveled. But in real world, each individual or group must depend on their own inner power and ingenuity to survive and thrive. To do this, we need to produce a physical map that is based on none flimsy dreams but practical realities of who and where constitutes the new Biafra. It was based on this rejection that the society which we inherited, is an Igbo society which had been turned on its head, standing shamefacedly in the midst of ill-gotten strange and unfamiliar ways. He is one of the leading voices in the Igbo independence movement focusing on establishing an independent homeland for the Igbo people. However, Biafra, as a Nation (Kingdom), has been in existence for over 5000 years. In the ancient map of Africa of 1660 and 1707, Biafra was in it. Biafra will be open and accommodating of all shades of humanity and opinions. In Nigeria excellence and best practice are not just discouraged, they are punished and sacrificed at the altar of federal character and quota system. It is this spirit that made them to lose, sometime ago to overwhelming deluge of immigrants, most of the original lands which they held in the past. Then they may elect to want to join us based on real and verifiable facts. 2 – FULL RADIOBIAFRA BROADCAST, BIAFRA IPOB: SPEECH By MAZI NNAMDI KANU – 18th June Pt. Foreigners created Nigeria and here we are trying to free ourselves from it because they did not take into consideration the people’s fundamental differences. Kee preaching the gospel of the restoration of the kingdom of God on earth! And the truth is that this generation cannot expect to win and do great things if the best and the brightest of the people continue to shy away from this task of securing freedom and a homeland for the Igbo (an endangered ethnic and religious people) in Nigeria. It is a pity that many Biafrans have no knowledge of their history. And we must choose to either carry the practice over or discard those insidious destroyers of greatness, excellence and bigness at the threshold of the new Biafra. If this is allowed to happen, we will be back to where we started from; a new Nigeria-Biafra. However, Biafra, as a Nation (Kingdom), has been in existence for over 5000 years. But each generation must fight their own battles and win their own victories. Amen………………………..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Biafarans! ( Log Out /  If the best among us should abandon this job to the less gifted as is, then the new Biafra would have been lost as the old Igbo society got lost when the Whiteman came and sold to the Igbo the idiocy of chieftaincy titles, igwe stools and that hollow mockery of human dignity and honor when every Igbo son and daughter began to refer to themselves as princes and princesses. These cries will in turn serve as cogs in the wheel of the new nation. I am myself at home with this knowledge owing to my background as a historian. I thank God for everything for many years devil’s have been hiding the truth from us today God have reviewed it to me by taking me to this site I never knew all this before now I have know this every thing is cross and die eny body who wants to stop me from work for BIAFRA restoration his or her life will stop to exist from that day. Political background prior to 1707 1603–1660. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Igbo alone has a population of about 50 million. However, a […] We need to appraise the reason behind the quick about face turn of these our neighbors: The non-Igbo areas had been agitating for autonomy and independence from the Igbo before the 1966 crisis began. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Other members of the Gov­erning Council are drawn from all parts of Biafraland, including South East, parts of South-South and parts of the Middle Belt being the land of Biafra, as shown in the Ancient Map of Biafra 1660 and 1707, which we have filed in court.” Ironically, when we look at it in a more holistic light, the worst loss to the Igbo may not be the millions of deaths; killed by the genocidal state of Nigeria. Every Igbo person today must prefix his or her name with Dr., Prof., Pharmacist, Architect, Engineer, Attorney, Barrister, MD., PhD., Chief, Igwe, Bishop, etc. If we leave this task to the mediocre and the frustrated and uninformed, uncouth and undiplomatic activists and freedom fighters from among us, the ideals and lofty dreams of the new Biafra will become the playing field for the frustrated and the home of abhorrent mediocrity. Today, the fad is “referendum.” Everyone is talking about it but it’s not going to be in vogue one hundred years from now. That’s why many of our compatriots have no motivation to partake in the struggle; they associate the Biafran struggle with one such evil winds that sometimes blow in history but soon fizzle away into nothingness. “Shall a nation be born at once? The original word used by the European travellers was not Biafra but Biafara, Biafar and sometimes also Biafares. Resolving the Biafra question - The Sun NewsPaper - Madailygist No tales survive of the kings and queens. The name, Biafra, has existed before the advent of the Europeans to Africa. Has Israeli Drone Sales To Azerbaijan Backfired? 2 – FULL RADIOBIAFRA BROADCAST. 00 We are in a moment of time where humanity feels that it has…, 0-1 The world is changing fast. These people faced almost an entire hostile and unsmiling world, looked at it in the eyes, and did not blink. old African map that shows Biafra written in it as a regional country before amalgamation The other purpose which the title mongering serves is to intimidate the less privileged among us. But the game would quickly change soon after. Some of us may not like to hear this next point the way it is said, but the truth is that the Igbo is not loved by all their neighbors, without exception. This is known in history as the Scramble for Africa. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. As with many other new African states, the borders of the country did not reflect earlier ethnic boundaries. So, we must plan a nation that is based on concrete structures that will still be relevant in the next one hundred years. The division further helped in the success of the siege and Awolowo’s starvation weapon policy. Thus the northern Sudan and Sahelian Savannah region of the country is made up of Muslim majority, while the southern population was predominantly Christian and Animist. To achieve an authentic new Biafran map we have to bear in mind some few basic facts. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. MAP of NIGERIA – This is Why we Fight and the More Reason, WHY WE MUST WIN! The survivors of the Pogrom ran back to the Eastern Region, which included Igbo and non-Igbo. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. And those who have money may choose to go along with the old order within which they made their money. This is even as they stated that notable Igbo leaders were still in court with the Federal Government of Nigeria over rights to self-deter­mination. So our people need education for self-realisation. So long as the best and the most honorable of us continue to abandon this duty to the less gifted and the not so honorable characters among us, then the battle will be stretched and Igbo honor and prestige will be diminished. That is if the company of 50 million can indeed be considered as lonely. These other Easterners bought into this Nigerian story and we all know how it all came together in the end: Igbo became further hated and feared the more by their cousins in the East. Agitators for the actualisation of the state of Biafra have revealed their admission as mem­bers of the Economic, So­cial and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) General Assembly of the African Union (AU). Historical Maps. The old Biafra in the face of all odds, became a modern model of self-defense and the best illustration of the principles of Self Determination. Amongst the Igbo they think that once a child is out from its mother’s womb, it is now on its “own.” So, it is expected that the Igbo can at least try, and hopefully they may make it, if they tried hard enough. It is a pity that Ojukwu failed. With Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB I stand both in truth and in spirit, if I die I die for the glory of Biafra. The story of the fight became the “holy” mission to liberate or save non-Igbo ethnic peoples of Eastern Region from the Igbo who wanted to lord it over them and steal their God-given resources from them. ( Log Out /  If care is not taken, and if we continue so negligently traveling this road it might lead to unnecessary heartaches and pains. Biafra has been in existence before the Greece, Before the United Kingdom and even before the Roman Empire. By SIXTUS CHIBUEZE EZENNAYA PRESIDENT Sekou Toure of Guinea once said, “Our textbooks taught us about the battle of the © 2007 Harmuny Writers, INC. All Rights Reserved. My recommendation; let’s work out modalities with these other ethnic groups, on how all the former Southeasterners can all work together to win independence from Nigeria while each group is guarding and tending their own separate national destiny and identity. We want to answer the name of our ancestors and have the right to occupy our ancestral habitation whose maps and identity were in the ancient Map of Africa about 400 years before Captain Lugard and Rev C.H Robinson created Nigeria in 1914. Yet, for the sake of progress and the well-being of all, there will be unified standards which should not be compromised in order to satisfy the quota of a stakeholder who may be unwilling to make some extra effort in contributing to improve and advance the lot of the common good. Other members of the Gov­erning Council are drawn from all parts of Biafraland, including South East, parts of South-South and parts of the Middle Belt being the land of Biafra, as shown in the Ancient Map of Biafra 1660 and 1707, which we have filed in court.” I want Biafra to develop as fast as possible, ulike stagnate Nigeria who calls themselves a republic, yet nothing seems to move forward. I still but wonder why Biafran youths of ‘now generations ‘ are so naive as to stand up for what os their right and truth? Biafra is not the invention of any of the European countries. Nigerians have always made this very clear. Then there will be cries of marginalization and oppression from some of those who might want to adopt the so-called minorities statuses. Twitter. Eventually it will become a homeland where excellence and impossible dreams are frowned at or even legislated as crimes because it is criminals and dishonest “intellectuals” who will become the legislators and the wielders of political power and authority. Historically, all those who received the European’s manufactured Warrant Chief and Igwe staff of office in Igbo land were the thieves, social pariahs, abani di egwu and all those at the fringes of the society who cared less about the people’s culture and values. Pinterest. In the meanwhile, the more sensible thing to do is for the Igbo to go it alone now and in one-hundred-year time, the neighbors would have seen how we conduct our businesses and the way we run our society. In the end, if a geographical space and sovereignty is achieved, it would have become a pyric victory and the inadvertent creation of another Nigeria with a different name. Ambazonia At first the others gladly accepted and went along with the dream. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. In response we say nice try. My dreams is that one day i will be crown king of THE kingdom of Biafra, like its European counterpart. We may neglect this truth and take it for granted but outside partners do not see any sense in such recklessness and are not amused. Jesus Is Lord! Such atmosphere is only possible in a society where you don’t have to compromise everything including quality, so that “no child will be left behind.” It needs to be made clear here that we are not talking about an exclusive and closeted Biafra, no. Until then, what have we got to show as it is, nothing. When it was clear that the other non-Igbo peoples went along with the Igbo in the 1967 Biafra, it was easy for the British to capitalize on that to defeat the Igbo. Here are some of the Ancient Maps of Africa showing the three Kingdoms. That of course would have made them “more” modern and liberal but less . Should the Igbo go it alone, it is guaranteed that they will not be the smallest nation on Earth and even if they were, what difference will it make. Change ). Igbo leaders agitating for the actualisation of the state of Biafra have revealed their admission as mem­bers of the Economic, So­cial and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) General Assembly of the African Union (AU). Bandera de Biafra: Himne: Land of the Rising Sun (en): Localització 6° 27′ N, 7° 30′ E  /  6.45°N, 7.5°E  / Integrities and reputations of elders who are usually the judges and deciders are established or destroyed in land matters. 1 – FULL RADIOBIAFRA BROADCAST, BIAFRA IPOB: SPEECH By MAZI NNAMDI KANU – 18th May 2015 Pt. But we know the reason why. Ikpa oke ani, that is mapping out the boundaries and ownership of lands, is an important function in Igbo society. The excitement and ecstasy of winning (freedom and independence) will cover the multitude of faults and inconsistences of this sloppy move and save the trouble for the future. If we are therefore careful today to incorporate this cautious wisdom in our planning at this foundational stage, then if in the future any of us can come back to look at the result of our today’s decisions, we will be proud to have chosen the bold and conservative path over the liberal and reckless road. Many of his brethren derscribed his effort in disparaging terms. The other truth which we cannot escape from indefinitely is the fact that there has not been some adequately publicized moves with concrete terms of reference, carried out to produce memorandums of understanding with these other groups. It was under such all-inclusive affectation of the affliction that led the advocates for the then Biafra to campaign for the independence and self-determination of all the affected parties. Maps indicating the word Biafara (sometimes also Biafares or Biafar) with corresponding year: 1584 1644 1660 1662 1707 1729 1737 1805 1858 1871 Maps from the 19th century indicating Biafra as the region around today's Cameroon: 1843 1880 1890 Additional maps from the Michigan State University Map … This is even as they stated that notable Igbo leaders were still in court with the Federal Government of Nigeria over rights to self-deter­mination. Someone once said that compromises make good umbrellas but poor roofs. It is the people that make a state. Therefore, based on what we know today and the realities of our collective experiences the map of the new Biafra must include all the autochthonous and contiguous geography of Igbo land. Osita Ebiem is a pro-Israel, Igbo writer, activist, and thought leader. Odenigbo Aka-Ikenga: Issues .Events .Historicals .News .Facts .Arts .Crafts .Culture .Tradition Such MoUs will clearly show how we intend to relate with these neighbors assuming we are going along to coopt them into the new Nigeria-Biafra country we are planning on establishing. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. Arapuru obodo ndi aru, obodo awo nke ndi aru. But I wonder how many of us have contemplated what the map of the new Biafra will look like. AND WE MUST GET IT BACK! I will continue to pray as God Amighty has won the battle in spirit realm so it stand…Be encouraged ye sons of our father land the Republic & kingdom of Biafra, never give up Our God is with us cheers all. Kudos to the writer of this post, I’m also happy about the replies, sincerely speaking I never knew anything about the history of Biafra, I always thought Biafra was Odumegwu Ojukwu’s thinking. The Sun reports that renowned Igbo leaders were still in court with the Federal Government of Nigeria over rights to self-deter­mination. Let us in the interest of maintaining good neighborliness choose the Lone-Igbo pathway to nationhood over another amalgamated nightmare. Or France and Belgium merged, or even Britain and France amalgamated into one country. The old Biafra was the only option and the best option available to the people. We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. There was an Eastern Region which was created by the colonialists and it included non-Igbo speaking areas. The darkness and depths of emptiness have penetrated…, +5-3 ArabNN is reporting that the rumors surrounding the disappearance of Jordan’s King are…, 00 The Coronavirus can no longer be ignored. Our values and social norm became discolored because thieves were made to rule over us while men and women of integrity scurry and seek the paths of least resistance. In the ancient map of Africa of 1660 and 1707, Biafra was in it. To them Biafra was the only right thing to do. For this and for many other reasons we need to have a clear definition of the geographical map of the area we are talking about as the new Biafra. In Igbo society today, there are more chiefs than the Igbo as the greatest struggle has become who will go by the biggest sounding titles. In the old map many natural Biafran geographies were excluded such as Biafra lands on the west bank of the Niger. But by all means and at all costs, I think that the Igbo cannot afford to take this disease of hollow mockery of our true humanity into the new Biafra. We must choose to become independent from Nigeria, in the first place, as Igbo people, not along with the other ethnic peoples if they are unwilling. But I wonder how many of us have contemplated what the map of the new Biafra will look like. Those were the people that the Europeans found useful to be able to intimidate the natives and extract from them maximum taxes and levies. With all the prevailing evidences it was easy for the Igbo to convince the others to go along with them in their pursuit for a new state. Putting it differently, Africa should be made into a country for the Igbo so they can only conduct business in their own country. Historical Maps. In the new Biafra which we want to build, we would rather build a roof that will not just protect the Igbo from the hate and assaults from the enemy, in addition, we should endeavor to create a national atmosphere that will enable the people to unleash their creative potentials and constantly reach for the stars. With that move and the reaction received, the Nigerian strategists now had to produce the Sole-Igbo target narrative in the genocide. Agitators for the actualisation of the state of Biafra have revealed their admission as mem­bers of the Economic, So­cial and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) General Assembly of the African Union (AU). Democracy is a game of numbers and because the Igbo will have more number it would appear like the Igbo are taking up every available opportunity. However, as most of us will recall, many of the best and greatest Biafran war generals and heroes were from the west bank. in order to feel relevant and shore up their self-worth anchored on nothingness. The Kingdom was then spelt as “Biafara”. We may dismiss or ignore this reality to the detriment of the future generations of our people. We Must Not Fear The Darkness – There Is Light Within, Trump The Peace Maker: Morocco Signs Full Normalization Deal With Israel. This generation cannot shy away from the noise of battles or shirk from the sight of blood and expect to win accolades and laudable historical memories from coming generations. For the sake of emphasis; has anyone wondered why don’t the Israelis merge their state with Lebanon or any of their other Arab neighbors so they can be big and heterogeneous. In tragedy, because the best of the people came together to work for the common good and for the honor of Fatherland, Biafra became a success and a pride that today fifty years after, continues to elicit memorable and nostalgic feelings. Some of the fear is that Igbo cannot go it (their independence and self-determination) all by their selves. And this is historically and literally true. Firstly, we have to accept that by the reason of the new knowledge and experiences available to this generation, the old Biafran map is unrealistic, outdated and clearly overtaken by new realities. We should not be ashamed or afraid to talk about pure Igbo interests as if the Igbo story cannot be prestigious, dignified and relevant unless it is associated and corroborated with those of other people. Literally, to complete the destruction of the people, it is this kind of warped Igbo society that got subsumed into the greater Nigerian union. A decent and dignified quality of life well lived, will always worth more than stretched out longevity of mere human existence as is the case in Nigeria today. As for this generation, it will not matter much. While excluding, in the interest of assuring our neighbors and cousins around us, all non-Igbo lands and territories. 0. Maps indicating the word Biafara (sometimes also Biafares or Biafar) with corresponding year: 1662; 1660; 1707; 1729; Maps from the 19th century indicating Biafra as the region around today's Cameroon: 1843; Additional maps from the Michigan State University Map Collection References ^ Slave Mortality, as percent of Slaves Leaving, and Voyage Length from Africa to Caribbean Regions, 1776–1830, SOME OF THE OLDEST KNOWN BIAFRAN KINGDOM MAP, our new nation biafra will come to pass one day,we are in tears in every instantenous giving t seconds, I wish to express my joy & gratitude to God Amighty for creating me a Biafran. You can tell that Biafra has mega historical magnum which was stolen by its enemies. Biafra was a country that existed on the Ancient Map of Africa for about 400 years before Nigeria was created in 1914, i.e before the First Map was created. Biafra, officially the Republic of Biafra, was a secessionist state in West Africa that existed from May 1967 to January 1970 during the Nigerian Civil War. I recommend those two books: “”They Lived Before Adam” and “Ado-na-Idu History of Igbo Origin” because, as the Bible would have it, “My people are perishing for lack of knowledge.” Many countries around the world, in Africa and our Nigerian neighbours have great detailed knowledge about the pre-historic esoteric origin of Biafra; the Biafrans alone do not know much about their past. . I said these discoveries are recent because they are just being discovered by African scholars especially those of Biafran descent. Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country with an Atlantic Coastline. Home POLITICS BIAFRA – The live-wire of African History – 1st republic African leader. POLITICS; BIAFRA – The live-wire of African History – 1st republic African leader. With the success of this divide and conquer masterstroke, from then onwards, to the outside world and to all who cared to listen, Biafra now according to this British narrative, became an Only-Igbo enterprise. The name, Biafra, has existed before the advent of the Europeans to Africa. Biafra is more of pan-African and global in scope than the small south-eastern Nigerian kingdom that we commonly take it to be. The old Biafra was a child of circumstance which was thrust on the people by the exigencies of events and emergencies of their time. As we said earlier, it is not necessarily this generation that will suffer but further down the road, the people will pay dearly for today’s negligence. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our. They have no reason to give up and presume that they cannot make it without first trying. Nigeria’s headache, as claimed by the country, is the Igbo, not the other groups. Other members of the Governing Council are drawn from all parts of Biafraland, including South East, parts of South-South and parts of the Middle Belt being the land of Biafra, as shown in the Ancient Map of Biafra 1660 and 1707, which we have filed in court.” To: All Indigenous People of Biafra at home and abroad With all these Ancient Africa maps showing us that Biafra Nation exist, why is it that all the modern maps of Africa try to exclude Biafra from African History Book? Land size does not make a nation. Understanding the Philosophy of the Biafran Struggle for Independence. As a reminants of Biafra, we are saying that Biafra as a Country is over due, now that Nigeria’s 100 year amalgamation has EXPIRED 1914-2013, therefore… WE WANT OUR COUNTRY BACK! So, we must bear that in mind. Then it was easy for the British to tell Nigerians to create autonomous states for the non-Igbo peoples as guarantee and assurance that the intention of the war was to save them from Igbo domination and marginalization; hence the twelve states were announced by the Nigerian leadership. Early modern maps of Africa from the 15th–19th centuries, drawn by European cartographers from accounts written by explorers and travellers, reveal some interesting information about Biafra: The original word used by the European travellers was not Biafra but Biafara, Biafar and sometimes also Biafares. It is a product of ignorance. In 1884-1885, the Europeans and Americans met in the Berlin Conference, Germany, and spread the map of Africa on a table and shared the lands of Africa among themselves for colonization and exploitation of the resources of Africa. In the old map many natural Biafran geographies were excluded such as Biafra lands on the west bank of the Niger. 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