Obatala, Father Of The Igbo Nation

“At the Yoruba Center in Havana, Cuba, Prof. Catherine Acholonu had this to state: “I saw among the Yoruba pantheon of gods at the center, the statue of a god named Obatala whose inscription/explanation read: Father of the Igbo nation…” IGBODEFENDER.COM’S COMMENT According to history Obatala was the title of the pre-existing kings of the…… Continue reading Obatala, Father Of The Igbo Nation

Ezechima, Prince of the Igbos of Ile Ife

We continue our expose of the fact that the Igbos were the aborigins of Ile Ife, which today is the cradle of the Yoruba civilisation with this excerpt: “According to some stories, after Obatala (king of the aboriginal Igbos from the Nri area, who founded Ile-Ife) was driven from Ile-Ife after being defeated (by Oduduwa,…… Continue reading Ezechima, Prince of the Igbos of Ile Ife

The Aniomas were the Igbo aborigines of Ile Ife

According to Yoruba history, before the arrival of the Yorubas in Ile Ife, and today’s Yorubaland, there was a pre-existing civilisation of Igbos in the region. But, of recent, some historians from Ugbo Kingdom, Ogun State, have been claiming that it was the present indigenes of Ugbo, rather than the present day Igbo people in…… Continue reading The Aniomas were the Igbo aborigines of Ile Ife