The Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination has written to the United Nations, requesting that the government hold a referendum.
Ilana Omo Oodua represents the Yoruba Land, Lower Niger Congress represents the South South and South East, and Middle-Belt Rennaissance Movement represents the Middle Belt Region. NINAS is the umbrella body for self-determination groups in Nigeria’s South and Middle Belt, with Ilana Omo Oodua representing the Yoruba Land, Lower Niger Congress representing the South South and South East, and Middle-Belt Rennaissance Movement representing the
On September 14, a copy of the letter acquired by our correspondent was sent to the UN Security Council, the Trusteeship Council, and the General Assembly.
Prof. Yusuf Turaki of the Middle-Belt Movement; Tony Nnadi, Secretary-General, NINAS, Lower Niger Congress; and Prof. Yusuf Turaki of the Middle-Belt Movement all signed the letter.
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The protestors urged the UN to act quickly on their requests in order to avoid a “catastrophe and big refugee issue.”
“We, the Indigenous Peoples of Nigeria, gather today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to alert the UN, and the rest of the Global Community, that the Union of Nigeria has irredeemably failed; and is now on the verge of a Violent Disintegration with Catastrophic Consequences for Global Peace and Security, as our population of over 200 million would become an Inst
“Amid the extraordinary difficulties posed by the imposition and enforcement of Sharia by a section of Nigeria in a supposedly Secular Union, the immediate cause of this looming catastrophe is the Cocktail of Mass Killing, Kidnapping, and General Banditry being orchestrated against Nigeria’s Indigenous Peoples by an invading Fulani Militia masquerading as Herdsmen in an undisguised Ethnic War.
“It will be recalled that, in August 2019, the UN despatched a Special Rapporteur Mission to Nigeria, led by Agnes Callamard, in response to rampant extrajudicial murders in Nigeria. The Rapporteur Mission’s damning conclusion was that widespread extrajudicial executions were a result of Nigeria’s Unitary Constitutional Arrangements, which act as a PRESSURE-COOKER FOR INJUSTICE, and that Nigeria, under that Constitution, is a threat to global peace and security.
“The research warns that unless something is done quickly, Nigeria will snap, throwing its 200 million people into chaos and triggering a Large-Scale Refugee Crisis of unprecedented proportions, at a time when the Global Terror Networks, ISIS, ISWAP, and AL-Qaeda, are already converging in Nigeria.
“It will be recalled that on December 16, 2020, the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (being the South and Middle Belt of Nigeria) declared a Constitutional Force Majeure, raising a Union Dispute with a 5-Point Demand for the termination of the Toxic Union it foists, in furtherance of the Repudiation and Rejection of the Unitary Constitution of Nigeria (1999) and the Toxic Union it foists, the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for The five-point demand includes the suspension of future elections (particularly the 2023 elections) under the repudiated 1999 constitution, as well as the establishment of a time-bound transitioning arrangement to foster the emergence of new constitutional protocols based on the constituent components of Nigeria’s sovereignty and self-determination rights.
“The UN Security Council is presently considering an online petition articulating the demands of that Constitutional Force Majeure Proclamation.
“That Nigeria has failed as a state is no longer debatable, having emerged as the World’s Poverty Capital and Playing Host to Two of the World’s Top Four Most Deadly Terrorist Organizations, with Three-Quarters of the Constituent Components (South and Middle Belt) Seeking Urgent Extrication by Way of Referendums from what has become a Union of Death.
“In light of the recent turn of events in Afghanistan, this Freedom March to the United Nations Headquarters in New York is being held to inform the global community of Nigeria’s rapidly deteriorating situation, and to invite the United Nations, particularly the Security Council and the Trusteeship Council, to take Urgent Steps to Arrest Nigeria’s Descent into Chaos, as besieged communities drift dangerously into the unknown.