Kola Breaking Ceremony (Iwa Ọjị) Of The Igbos

Iwa Ọjị ceremony is the Igbo practice of praying over kolanuts, breaking them and sharing them to be eaten by all present as a sign of peace. It is usually the first order of the day when hosts are receiving guests. It is also done in public events. It can be compared to the British… Continue reading Kola Breaking Ceremony (Iwa Ọjị) Of The Igbos

How Ndokwa Igbos Greet Married Women 

‘Otofe’ is a praise name used only to greet a married woman in Anioma, and it means ‘ote ofe’ or ‘cooker of soup’. (The Anioma love soup so much, and cherish a woman who can cook it.)