The Igbo Influence On Nigeria’s Paralympics Team

Any Nigerian who watched the recently held paralympics will notice that most of the medal winners were Igbo. In fact 9 out of all 12 medals Nigeria hauled in were from Igbo athlethes. This sends a clear message to Nigeria, that the marginalization of the Igbos must be tackled earnestly wherever it rears its head. […]

The Igbo Spirit -by Peter Alexander Egom

I am of the Igbo stock from Ukala-Okpunor in Oshimili North LGA of Delta State. I am 61 years of age and have from late 1965, during my undergraduate days at Downing College, Cambridge, England, been fascinated by my people, the Igbo, and specifically by what makes them such a pulsating enigma of a people. […]

Analysing The Igbo Proverb ‘ E Nenie Nw’ite, O Gbanyior Oku’

E nenie nw’ite, o gbanyior oku. This means: if you overlook the small pot on the fire, it will boil over and quench the fire. In other words, Try not to overlook anyone, no matter how insignificant they may appear to be today, because you don’t know what good luck or secret preparation or fate […]

CNN names Igbo Striker Iheanacho’s ‘Rocket Goal’ Best Goal In The World This Week!

Igbo football player, Kelechi Iheanacho’s wonder strike in Nigeria’s 1-0 win against Tanzania in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier has won the CNN Goal of the Week award. “Congratulations to the latest CNN Goal of the Week winner, Kelechi Iheanacho!” CNN Football wrote on their official Twitter handle on Thursday. Iheancho blasted a […]

Igbo Athlete Breaks World Record Twice, Wins Gold In Paralympics

Team Nigeria continued their impressive run on Friday at the 2016 Rio Paralympics as Igbo paralympian Rolland Ezuruike on Friday set a new World record of 190kg to win gold in the men’s -54kg. Just his first lift of 185kg shartered the previous Paralympic World record before he extended it with his second lift of […]

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