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Crisis Looms In Delta State As Kingmaker Rejects 17 Years Old Monarch

Crisis Looms In Delta State As Kingmaker Rejects 17 Years Old Monarch

There are indication of a looming crisis in Ubulu-Uku Kingdom, Anoicha South Local Government Area of Delta State, following the rejection of the newly crowned  17 years old monarch, HRM Chukwuka Akaeze I, by the Onishe (King- maker), Chief Emma Ejiofor. The 17 years old monarch, succeeded his father, late Edward Akaeze Ofulue III, killed…

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I’m Not Done With School, I’m Going Back – 17-Year-Old Delta King

I’m Not Done With School, I’m Going Back – 17-Year-Old Delta King

Teenage Chukwuka Noah, who was installed Obi (king) Akaeze I of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State after the murder of his father, tells NOSA AKENZUA how he plans to rule the kingdom. When exactly did you know that you would succeed your father as the king of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom?…

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17 Year Old Crowned King In Delta

17 Year Old Crowned King In Delta

A fifteen year old boy has been crowned the traditional ruler of the kingdom of Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South LGA of Delta state. He is replacing his father Obi Akaeze Edward Ofulue III, who was found dead last month after being kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The teenager was on Friday, after fulfilling the various rites,…

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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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“It Is Defeatist For The Igbos To Blame Anybody For Their Woes”

“It Is Defeatist For The Igbos To Blame Anybody For Their Woes”

The Director General of Ikemba Ojukwu Centre, Owerri, Dr. Samfo Nwankwo has announced the convocation of a special Conference to identify, isolate and arrest the cause of backwardness of Ndigbo in the Nigerian nation, especially in the last 16 years. He also disclosed that the Centre was putting finishing touches on a private member bill…

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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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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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