A South African king, a nephew of the late Nelson Mandela, has been arrested after allegedly going on the rampage with an axe in the palace. Even though South Africa is a republic, it has 8 recognised traditional kingdoms. Mandela’s nephew is the king of one of them, the Thembu. Mandela was actually a Thembu… Continue reading Mandela’s Nephew Who Is A King Arrested After Alleged ‘Axe Rampage’ – BBC News
Chief Christian Obumneme Nwogu, the Omekaodimma of Nnewi, has singlehandedly tarred a 1.05 Kilometer-road for his community in Obiofia, Otolo, Nnewi Anambra State. The community has been known to have bad, impassible roads and during the rainy season, it leads to flooding in the community. Article continues in link below:
We all have nicknames, but below are 21 reserved for the Oba of Benin that lionize him, making him Larger Than Life.
Cool Sunday, folks. I saw this amazing forum discussion about king making in Igbo Land, and decided to share with you. It also has some colourful photos depicting this aspect if Igbo culture. Enjoy!
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has called for the scrapping of Eze Ndigbo titles all over Nigeria. The call has led to furious debate. Those in support of Okorocha’s call say the practice of having Eze Ndigbo (king of the Igbos) titles in every ‘nook and cranny’ should be stopped.