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Anambra produces best candidates in 2017 Common Entrance Exams Result

Anambra produces best candidates in 2017 Common Entrance Exams Result

Two pupils from Anambra State, Emeka-Egbuna Chinecherem C. and Onubogu Chinazom Joyce, have scored the highest in the just concluded 2017 Common Entrance Exams (NCEE) into Federal Unity schools. This was made known in a statement signed by the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Husseini Adamu, and made available to newsmen…

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Widows: some harmful practices they experience in Igbo land

Widows: some harmful practices they experience in Igbo land

In Igbo land, some practices widows experience in line with Igbo culture have been claimed to violate their human rights of women. For instance; wives of kings in some communities must mourn their husbands for seven years before they are buried and another one year after their interment. Similarly, widows who are not queens were…

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Igbos were original settlers in Ile-Ife – Igwe Alfred Achebe

Igbos were original settlers in Ile-Ife – Igwe Alfred Achebe

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, has said that a recent history book has ascribed to the Igbo as the original settlers in Ile-Ife and whom Oduduwa met, other than the present contest between the Ife and the Ugbo sections in Yoruba land. He made the statement, when he chaired the First Chinua Achebe…

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Why Igbos are struggling for Biafra – Ex-Ohanaeze scribe, Nduka Eya

Why Igbos are struggling for Biafra – Ex-Ohanaeze scribe, Nduka Eya

Erstwhile National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nduka Eya, has said the struggle for a Biafra republic began as a reaction to the spoken and unspoken language of the federal government which insinuated that Igbos were not part of Nigeria. He said this while addressing journalists on the topical issue of the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War 50…

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How to resolve Igbo agitation for Biafra – Onuesoke

How to resolve Igbo agitation for Biafra – Onuesoke

A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Sunny Onuesoke, has said the best way to resolve the Igbo’s agitation for self-realization through Biafra is to allow them to secede. Speaking to group of journalists in Abuja, Onuesoke maintained that people and ethnic nationalities have rights that must be respected, adding that if the Igbos…

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Why sounding ‘Igbotic’ in music makes sense – Paul Okoye of Psquare

Why sounding ‘Igbotic’ in music makes sense – Paul Okoye of Psquare

Igbotic artistes have more polished cheque books and are the ones truly keeping it real, says Paul Okoye, one-half of Psquare. The singer made this claim during a recent TV interview in which he asserted that he is proud of his strong Igbo accent. Paul Okoye said sounding ‘Igbotic’ in your music does not indicate…

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Igbo female artistes: Top 4 richest in 2017

Igbo female artistes: Top 4 richest in 2017

Igbo female artistes need to be cut some slack for daring to compete in an industry that is male dominated. The Igbo males maybe taking home good money but wait-a-minute, Igbo female artistes are cutting big paychecks too. And they are equally doing well. The hustle is real for both male and female. However, this…

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Precious Okuchukwu explains why she focused on Igbo TV programmes

Precious Okuchukwu explains why she focused on Igbo TV programmes

Precious Okuchukwu, though a gospel musician, is living her passion presenting Igbo TV programmes. The native of Obollo in Udenu Local Council of Enugu State revealed that her love for Igbo language propelled her to put up a TV show where celebrities of Igbo extraction could speak Igbo language and give her viewers the opportunity…

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Traditional marriage: 5 smart ways Igbos reduce cost of ceremony

Traditional marriage: 5 smart ways Igbos reduce cost of ceremony

Traditional marriage in Igbo land is a highly spiritual event that carries a lot of importance. In fact, no couple will be recognized as married in Igboland unless every traditional rite is observed to its fullest extent. The things required to be presented to the bride’s family may be a little expensive under today’s rate…

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Extinction: How Igbos ‘kill’ their language, how trend can be stopped

Extinction: How Igbos ‘kill’ their language, how trend can be stopped

Experts say that with the dominant status of English language as the official language in Igbo land, the Igbo language face a serious threat of extinction. According to them, failure to popularize Igbo language by teaching and speaking it in schools and homes affects the socio-linguistic development children born to Igbo parents and contributes to…

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