A Town In Kano State Founded By An Igbo Man

This is very possible. You know Igbos are experts at attracting commercial activity to a place. Igbos are first rate investors. Read below:

Do You know that the Town Kwankwaso in Kano State, the Home of
the former State Governor, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was founded by an Igbo
Trader, Mr Okonkwo about 90 years ago?

The Story
An Igbo trader called Mr. Okonkwo found a convenient farm gate site
along the railway track leading to Kano where he could buy, thresh and
mill groundnut. Continue reading “A Town In Kano State Founded By An Igbo Man”

In Praise Of The Igbo Character

Hello, ndi be anyi.
A furum this post na Nairaland, and I said I will share it with you.

Ndigbo can be found in all nooks and crannies of Nigeria and other parts of the world.
Ndigbo easily assimilate and adapt to the livestyle of their hosts.
Ndigbo are egalitarian, sociable and open-minded people.
Ndigbo are predominantly Christian and do not see violence as alternative to peace.
Ndigbo believe in democracy, little wonder everyone has a voice and choice in the land.
Ndigbo reasonable and responsible people; we know what is best for us. We are not ZOMBIES.
Ndigbo are highly religious, enlightened and intelligent people.

Ndigbo want a level playing field from Nigeria and NOT seccession.
Ndigbo want RESTRUCTURING and NOT seccession.

Kedu nu ife unu lo maka the writeup?

Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus, Very Interesting- Try It

Before now, I used to postpone reading Ngozi Adichie’s books Half Of A Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus for ‘later’, but I decided to start reading Purple Hibiscus this weekend, and my o my, the book is so interesting…

Reading the book is just like watching an interesting Nollywood film. Very entertaining. Very African.

From page 1, I started laughing, and the book deepened my interest in Igbo Language. Chimamande paints words into videos page after page and the video she paints comes to life in your mind.

Because I find Purple Hibiscus so interesting, after I finish it, I will pick up Half Of A Yellow Sun.
Umu Igbo, Chimanda Ngozi Adichie is a rare gem, and a worthy successor to Chinua Achebe, and I like the fact that she starts Purple Hibiscus with a line that reads, “Things started to fall apart when…”