For years it has been stated by historians that Eze Chima who founded many Igbo kingdoms migrated from Ile Ife to Benin to Igbo Land. Added confirmation to this has come from the Ooni of Ife, who traditionally is a great historian of Ife. Although the Ooni did not mention Eze Chima by name, he […]
Oguta lake which is one of the largest water bodies in Imo State, Igbo Land, Nigeria. The lake is made up two angry Rivers. They are the Orashi river which is muddy in color and the Ogbuide River which is greenish. The picture in the link below shows 2 rivers ‘so embittered’ that they meet […]
Ancient Benin (Igodomigodo) had a stage when they asked the Obatala the Oba Igbo and Osere Igbo of Uhe (ancient name for Ile Ife, which was then ruled by its Igbo Aborigines) to send rulers to them. Uhe accepted the offer. Many of the rulers (Ogiso) of Igodomigodo, starting from Obagodo, were
First of all, remember that we told you that Eze Chima, who was the founder of many Anioma/Lucumi kingdoms in the Niger Delta was originally an Obatala prince of Ile Ife at the time when Ife’s Igbo Aborigines hadn’t been displaced by Oduduwa’s emergence.
Ikwerre is an Igbo nation based in the Niger Delta. The Ikwerres share a common Eze Chima/Anioma origin with the Ogba, Ekpeye and other Igbo nations in the Niger Delta . They also have ancestral links with Owerri and Ngwa areas of the South East axis of Igbo Land.