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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Tinubu Leads Delegate To Ngige’s Father Burial

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Tinubu Leads Delegate To Ngige’s Father Burial

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige in a chat with Obindigbo.com.ng said his late father, Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige is a man who lived and died on the principles of truth, equity, and fairness. Here are exclusive photos  of Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige (Akunnia) burial who died at the age 105. Lots…

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MY Father Lived And Died On Principles Of Fairness And Truth – Ngige

MY Father Lived And Died On Principles Of Fairness And Truth – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige says his late father, Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige is a man who lived and died on the principles of truth, equity, and fairness. The former senator in the 7th assembly and former Anambra state governor told Obindigbo Magazine at his Urueze Alor in Idemmili South home…

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Amaechi, Others Storm Anambra For Ngige’s Father Burial (PHOTOS)

Amaechi, Others Storm Anambra For Ngige’s Father Burial (PHOTOS)

Here are exclusive photos from the funeral of Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige’s father, Pa Pius Okonkwo Ngige (Akunnia) who died at the age 105.

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Tourism Potentials of the Famous Ikeji Festival of Igbo People

Tourism Potentials of the Famous Ikeji Festival of Igbo People

The famous Ikeji festival is a long held Igbo tradition passed down through the ancestry of the Arondizuogu clan emanating from Arochukwu in Abia state. It is a festival of the entire Aroh people spread along the Southern part of Igboland. The Ikeji festival is an annual home coming ceremony and gathering of all Aroh…

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The Origin Of Igba Nkwa, Traditional Igbo Festival and Celebration

The Origin Of Igba Nkwa, Traditional Igbo Festival and Celebration

Igba Nkwa, the traditional festival in celebration of the Nsude’s legendary exploits in warfare centuries ago. The ceremony is typically performed in remembrance of Uto Nsude, one of the greatest war generals in Igbo history. Igba Nkwa is observed once every two years in Nusde community of Enugu state This celebration and remembrance of Uto’s glorious…

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Nri Kingdom Celebrates Onwa Agwu Festival To Appease The Gods

Nri Kingdom Celebrates Onwa Agwu Festival To Appease The Gods

The word Agwu in Igbo is omnibus; it means different things to different people. It could mean madness or a deity. However, it is generally regarded as the personal deity charged with the responsibility of shaping one’s destiny.   When the destiny is shaped towards success, it is assumed that the Agwu spirit is a…

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New Yam Festival in Igbo Culture

New Yam Festival in Igbo Culture

New yam festival is one of the most prominent annual celebrations in Igbo land. It began in Arochukwu community several centuries ago. In the past, the new yam festival must be celebrated before any adult of Igbo origin will eat a new yam. This means the event must precede the eating of water-yam. The traditional…

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