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Exclusive: Super Eagles Star Chibuzor Okonkwo Weds Lover (Photos)

Exclusive: Super Eagles Star Chibuzor Okonkwo Weds Lover (Photos)

Nigerian international Chibuzor Okonkwo, who made a surprise come back to the Super Eagles under current coach Samson Siasia, on Saturday, April 16, 2016 had his traditional wedding in Abagana, Njikoka local government area of Anambra state. The 2008 Beijing Olympics silver medalist traditionally tied the knot with his sweetheart Stella Nkiruka Ezidiegwu and had…

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PHOTOS: Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Sister Weds Lover In Enugu

PHOTOS: Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Sister Weds Lover In Enugu

Nigerian born Hollywood actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor was recently in Nigeria, precisely in Enugu state for the traditional wedding of his kid sister, Kandibe Ejiofor as she got hooked with her boo, Dele Blackhatten. The actor, who was sighted in a short video clip spraying his sister pounds sterling, attended the event with his other sister,…

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5 Simple Ways To Get That Igbo Girl Of Your Choice This Christmas

5 Simple Ways To Get That Igbo Girl Of Your Choice This Christmas

Christmas is here, and for some Igbo guys there is this one Igbo girl you have been dreaming of dating but have no idea of how to actually make it happen es[ecially this Christmas season. To help you out, we have put together five tips on how to Kolombi that Igbo babe without actually going…

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How Igbos Perform Traditional Marriage Rites

How Igbos Perform Traditional Marriage Rites

For us Igbos, traditional marriage rite is usually very festive and colourful. Parents of the couple, their extended families, villagers and towns people play active roles in Igbo traditional wedding ceremony. In the olden days, traditional marriages used to be arranged by the parents of the future bride and groom, after careful investigations into the…

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How I Met My Wife – Popular TV Star Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

How I Met My Wife – Popular TV Star Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

TV personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has revealed how he met his wife Cynthia Obianodo. The couple who got engaged in April and had their traditional wedding in October has been the talk of town since their relationship came to the open. Cynthia is the daughter of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the transport business mogul and Young Shall…

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Reasons Why Igbo Men Marry Late

Reasons Why Igbo Men Marry Late

There have been worries in many families in Igbo land when male children fail to get married when they are due. Often times, men as old as 40 remain unmarried, not because they do not want to be married, but because they lack the resources to do so. Findings show that one of the reasons…

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The importance of Traditional Marriage in Igboland

The importance of Traditional Marriage in Igboland

The Igbo traditional marriage is a popular event in Igbo land. Young ladies and men who are getting married use it to bring their friends and well wishers to their homes, to showcase the families where they are coming from unlike before especially in the early 1980s, when it was not as popular as it…

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What Nigeria Can Achieve Through Inter-Tribal Marriages.

What Nigeria Can Achieve Through Inter-Tribal Marriages.

At the end of every year(the Christ­mas season and a holiday period)  people make out time to go home to the country sides and villages to see loved ones whom they have been away from in the course of the year. This is also a pe­riod for checking out on prospective brides, traditional marriage preparations…

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She’s 15Yrs My Senior, Will Marrying this Igbo Woman Work?

She’s 15Yrs My Senior, Will Marrying this Igbo Woman Work?

I have searched without success; no one has ever equaled my Obioma, the Igbo woman of my dreams. We met 3 years ago when I was stranded on the road, on my way from my place of business. As I stood at the bus stop that night, I was helpless; there were no buses or…

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Beautiful photos and colours of Igbo Traditional Marriage

Beautiful photos and colours of Igbo Traditional Marriage

Yes, it may take an Igbo man a little while before he gets married. But when he does, it is far from being a private affair. Almost everyone is involved, and everyone is happy. Traditional marriage in Igboland is usually colourful, but relatively costly to organize. However, it is a tradition that must be fulfilled…

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