The Aro Confederacy was quite extensive. It had trade links with Niger Delta kingdoms like Opobo and Bonny. It also had deep contacts that reached into Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Do you know more about the history of Aro? Please tell us in the comments.
We have been hearing stories of Igbo students winning international tech competitions of recent. We should do our best to nurture them. We shouldn’t just celebrate their victories. We should instead… build on them. I remember Chinedu Echeruo who got about $1 billion from Apple for his app. I believe we have many Echeruos among…… Continue reading The young Igbos winning international tech competitions should be nurtured not abandoned
I like the new bill to reduce the cost of burial in Anambra State. It was getting to a stage where poor people would not be able to bury their… dead. Imagine a situation where the living have to spend all their money burying their dead. Which money would they now use to keep alive?…… Continue reading New Bill To Reduce Cost Of Burials In Anambra Is Welcome
The Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has listed “4 sets of Igbo sub ethnic groups on Yoruba Land”. In a recent meeting with the Lagos Branch President of the Igbo sociocultural Group Ohaneze Ndigbo Chief Solomon Ogbonna, the Ooni disclosed that the Igbo have 4 categories, namely… Igbo Ile, Igbo Oko, the Iwinrin…… Continue reading Ooni of Ife Lists The 4 Igbo Sub Ethnic Clans, Says Olugbo Kingdom An Igbo Clan