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4 things Igbo people like and are known for

4 things Igbo people like and are known for

Igbo Kwenu! The Igbos are an ethnic group native to the southeastern and some part of the south central Nigeria. They are an interesting people with a culturally rich heritage and are indeed admirable. Obindigbo.com.ng shares 4 things Igbo people like and are known for in the 21st century 1. Gatherings For their gatherings, the…

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Nnamdi Kanu reveals why he asked for guns, bullets from US-based Igbos [VIDEO]

Nnamdi Kanu reveals why he asked for guns, bullets from US-based Igbos [VIDEO]

Embattled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the reason he demanded bullets and guns from a group of US-based Nigerians in the past was not to hurt anyone but for self-defense against the incessant attacks on Igbos by the Fulani herdsmen. According to him, self-defense is recognized even…

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Quit notice to Igbos: See how Nigerians reacted on Twitter

Quit notice to Igbos: See how Nigerians reacted on Twitter

Among Nigerians, "Sack Igbos from the North" became a hot topic less than 24 hours after sixteen Northern Youth Groups rose from a joint meeting in Kaduna yesterday to give Igbo residing in their states up to October 1, 2017 to vacate the region. Mallam Abdulazeez Suleiman who read the statement issued on behalf of…

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Bernard Okeke: 8 facts about Igbo guy who built a Drone in Unizik (VIDEO)

Bernard Okeke: 8 facts about Igbo guy who built a Drone in Unizik (VIDEO)

We recently came across Bernard Okeke - a talented young graduate of Unizik in Awka, Anambra state - who constructed a drone that actually flies. He said he constructed the drone as a school project but we agree it takes courage to pick something as tasking as building a drone and deliver on it. Below…

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Igbo technology: 5 things Biafrans invented without Nigeria’s support

I have been thinking about a term - Igbo technology - which I came across some time ago; and so would like to state a fact that will be argued against by those who deny that Biafra was a blessing to Nigeria rather than a curse. In the world, Igbos are the most technologically advanced…

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Caine Prize for Writing: Meet 3 Igbos shortlisted for £10,000 prize money

The Caine Prize for African Writing is an annual literary award aimed at bringing African writing to a wider audience. The Caine prize has helped a lot of emerging writers enter the world of mainstream publishing through the annual Caine Prize writers’ workshop. This year, three Igbos, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Chikodili Emelumadu and Arinze Ifeakandu,…

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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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Compile Ndigbo grievances; parley with Buhari – DG VON tells Ohanaeze

Compile Ndigbo grievances; parley with Buhari – DG VON tells Ohanaeze

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has urged Ohanaeze Ndigbo led by Chief John Nnia Nwodo , to be pragmatic, strategic and introspective in advancing the interest of Ndigbo. He stated this in Abuja during a chat with the media. According to Okechukwu, Nwodo should have compiled all Ndigbo’s grievances and meet…

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Igbos Are The Sleeping Political Giants Of Nigeria – Okorocha

Igbos Are The Sleeping Political Giants Of Nigeria – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has tasked the Southeasterners in Nigeria, labelling them as the “sleeping political giants” of the country. Governor Okorocha however charged other Nigerians to inculcate the business and proactive nature of the Igbos. Okorocha who was a member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s entourage to the United States on a four-day…

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