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.

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IGBO STRIKER HENRY ONYEKURU SIGNS £7MILLION DEAL WITH EVERTON: This nwa afor Igbo was one of the highest goal scorers in the Belgian Super League last season. Congrats to Everton for signing this timely signing.

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…

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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…”

Mass Killing Of 3 Million Igbos Seen By Some As An Achievement!

A Nairalander named Lord articulated the shocking hatred faced by the Igbos in Nigeria clearly when he typed,

It is deeply revolting that a letter from the Arewa groups would call the killing 3 million Igbos ( during the Nigeria-Biafra War, under the watchful eyes of Britain) a ‘lesson to Igbos.’ That the Northerners do not see a pogrom that killed 2 million people as excessive, unwarranted, and unjust, even after 50 years speak volumes. Whenever the East talk about marginalization and secession calls, instead of a conciliatory “we’d do better” tone, you’d hear a “it seems you want another pogrom” tone.

It is the view of many Nigerians that the Igbos should be treated badly and not be allowed to rear their heads to shine or express themselves. Some cannibalistic sounding people even type online about how Igbos would be slaughtered and used for suya ( roasted meat) if they do this or don’t do that.
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