Cool Sunday, folks. I saw this amazing forum discussion about king making in Igbo Land, and decided to share with you. It also has some colourful photos depicting this aspect if Igbo culture. Enjoy!
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has called for the scrapping of Eze Ndigbo titles all over Nigeria. The call has led to furious debate. Those in support of Okorocha’s call say the practice of having Eze Ndigbo (king of the Igbos) titles in every ‘nook and cranny’ should be stopped.
The Ooni of Ife has continued in his bid to highlight the fact that Igbos are the Aborigines of Ife and one family with the Yorubas. While receiving a chieftain of Ohaneze Ndigbo at his palace recently, the mighty Yoruba monarch said;…
The Female King of Colonial Nigeria is the story of a woman, Ahebi Ugbabe, who rose from the status of a local girl and commercial sex worker to that of a village headman, a warrant chief and a king. Ahebi was born in Enugu-Ezike, an Igbo community, in the late 19th century. At the age of […]