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2019 Presidency: 3 Politicians Igbo people may project for the job

2019 Presidency: 3 Politicians Igbo people may project for the job

With the spate of agitations for Biafra republic owing to perceived marginalization of the Igbo people especially in the political spheres of the country, one may not rule out the possibility of having the 2019 Presidency or Vice-Presidency ceded to the South-East as a way to pacify people of the region. To this end, it…

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This Buhari’s Govt Is Provoking Ndigbo Everyday – Ekweremadu

This Buhari’s Govt Is Provoking Ndigbo Everyday – Ekweremadu

The deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of constantly provoking the Igbo speaking people of the southeast geo-political zone. Ekweremadu, representing Enugu West Constituency made this claim when he played host to the people of Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state who paid him a solidarity visit, on…

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5 Popular Misconceptions About Igbos, No 4 Will Shock You

5 Popular Misconceptions About Igbos, No 4 Will Shock You

The Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. In Nigeria, Igbo people have carved a niche for themselves as entrepreneurs. This is why many believe the Igbos have a strong threshold on the economy of the country. In recent times, there have been developed many misconceptions about the Igbo people that…

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Okorocha, Ekweremadu, Others Attend Gov Ikpeazu Mum’s Funeral (Photos)

Okorocha, Ekweremadu, Others Attend Gov Ikpeazu Mum’s Funeral (Photos)

The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha who represented President Muhammadu Buhari and Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, topped the list of dignitaries that graced the burial of Deaconess Bessie Ikpeazu, mother to Abia state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, as she was laid to rest at his residence in Umuobiakwa…

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Amaechi Emerges Ohanaeze Igbo Man Of The Year

Amaechi Emerges Ohanaeze Igbo Man Of The Year

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the minister for Transportation has won the 2015 Igbo Man of the Year Award. Speaking to newsmen at press briefing on Thursday, January 14, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, the national secretary of the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), said “the former Governor of Rivers state from the Ikwerre sub Igbo clan won the award…

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Igbo Traders Cry Out Over Pres. Buhari’s Economic Policies

Igbo Traders Cry Out Over Pres. Buhari’s Economic Policies

IGBO traders and businessmen have cried out over what they described as the recent harsh economic policies introduced by the Federal Government, saying that such policies were allegedly introduced to cripple their businesses across the country. A vox pop conducted by the South East Voice across the five states of the region showed that the…

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Top 10 Igbo Artistes To Watchout For In 2016

Top 10 Igbo Artistes To Watchout For In 2016

The year 2015 has had its ups and downs, but one thing positive is that many talented Igbo youngsters came through the ranks to showcase their talents. Obindigbo.com.ng brings you 10 Igbo artistes that really outdid themselves in 2015 and are ready to stun the entertainment industry in 2016. 10. Charass Victor Chinedu Onyewuchi, stage…

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Abolish Igbo Traditions Forbidding Women From Inheriting Property – Economist

Abolish Igbo Traditions Forbidding Women From Inheriting Property – Economist

An economist, Dr Ifediora Amobi, has urged Igbo traditional leaders in the Southeast zone to abolish customs that forbid their women from inheriting their late father's property. Amobi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Wednesday that the abolition of such traditions would enable women to use land as collateral to obtain…

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The Only King in Igboland Forbidden from Seeing Masquerades, and Why?

The Only King in Igboland Forbidden from Seeing Masquerades, and Why?

The monarch of ancient Nri Kingdom, popularly referred to as Eze Nri, is the only king in Igboland forbidden from seeing masquerades. According to Igbo customs and traditions, as long as Eze Nri lives, he shall not behold any masquerade either within his kingdom or outside his kingdom while on duty or passing. This is…

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Women and Property Inheritance in Igboland

Women and Property Inheritance in Igboland

Female children in Igboland have suffered so much neglect and exclusion from being involved in their family inheritance due to our cultural beliefs and tradition which invariably position the women as temporary children. In Igboland, they are subconsciously seen and treated as less important to the family, yet when serious needs arise in the family…

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