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What A Driver Told A Yoruba About Igbos In Towns

A Yoruba man, Paul Ademujimi has narrated what a driver told him about Igbos once when he was on a trip to Igboland.

This is not the first time I am hearing this statement. But I want to ask; Igbos, is this trues. Eziokwu ka o bu asi?

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Mbaise Marriage Lists ‘Not Expensive’ Says Nairalander, As He Provides Samples

A lot of people have come out to say that Mbaise marriage lists are very very expensive.

But the original poster of the Nairaland article in the link below defended marriage lists from Mbaise as not being as expensive as is widely portray online.

However, one person replying him said it is not the shortness of the list that people are complaining about but the costliness of the items on it.

See the debate here

So, what do you think? Are Mbasie wedding lists expensive, or are they being unfairly characterized as expensive?

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Desire Oparanozie’s Goal Nominated For Best In French Cup

Nigeria’s Desire Oparanozie has scored a long range goal so specacular it’s been nominated for best goal in the French Cup. See the goal here.

Well done Desire Oparanozie!

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Igbo Proverb (Ilu) About The Chicken (Okuko) And The Goat (Ewu)

We saw this Igbo chicken and goat proverb and knew we had to share it: Thanks to Gabriel Oguda in Twitter.

This proverb reminds us of the disadvantages of laughing at the misfortunes of others.

For instance, people shouldn’t laugh when someone who isn’t evil passes away – when every human being on earth will leave this world one day.

By the way: do you know that the Yoruba word for ewu (goat) is ewure? We believe this is because of the Igbo aborigines of Ile Ife.

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Igbo Language

Nsibidi And The Afro Americans

Nsibidi, the ancient writing form used by the Igbos, the Ibibios, the Efiks… was transported to Cuba and Haiti via the Atlantic slave trade, where it developed into the anaforuana and veve symbols.