I just read that Igalaland uses the 4 native Igbo calendar days of Eke, Oye, Afor and Nkwo which are Eke, Ede, Afor and Ukwor in Igala land. Igala is said to have been one of the children of Eri, who founded Igbo civilization. The last Ochi Igala had the title ‘Agaba Idu’ which is…… Continue reading Igala uses the 4 Igbo market days
Following the revocation if his bail, IPOB leader, Nnamdi KANU has vowed not to let Nigerian authorities arrest him in UK, where he is currently based. See the full story here.
Today, we at Igbo Defender remember Igbo Landing, the first civil rights protest on US soil. In 1803, some Igbos who had been kidnapped under the transatlantic slave genocide arrived Dunbar Creek, Georgia, US. Led by Oba, a Lucumi Igbo Prince, the Igbos held what turned out to be the first civil rights protest of…… Continue reading Today Is Igbo Landing Day 2019
Below is a press release by Ohaneze Ndigbo South West Office, decrying the rising trend of buildings collapsing in Nigeria. According to the group, “building collapses recorded in Nigeria are all avoidable incidents, unlike other countries where the root cause are majorly natural disaster.” That’s a damning indictment. FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLICITY SECRETARY…… Continue reading Poulation Reduction By Building Collapse Unacceptable – Ohaneze
According to a Wikipedia entry, these below are the coronation rituals of the Eze NRI. Are you from NRI, please confirm this for us. The Eze Nri’s chosen by the Nze and Nzemabua (state leadership) and had to be recognized by the general public. Before being crowned, he could not have a living father. The…… Continue reading Coronation Rituals Of Ezenri