10 Igbo Legends That Have Put The Tribe Well High On The Map

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Prof. Chuba Okadigbo

A great man reputed to inventing modern vocabulary, using igbo configuration

Dr. Chuba Wilberforce Okadigbo (December 17, 1941 – September 25, 2003), was President of the Senate of Nigeria. He was sometimes referred to as Oyi of Oyi in reference to his local government council area (Oyi). He also held numerous political positions in the Nigeria government. He was known to be opposed to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria, which was led by President Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ from the year 1999 – 2007.Prof. Chuba Okadigbo

Prof. Philip Emeagwali

Described as the ‘Bill Gate’ of Africa from Igbo Origin, Prof. Philip Emeagwali is the inventor of the worlds fastest processing computer.

Emeagwali ranked #1 in Greatest Minds of Computing and ranked First by Google for “contribution to the development of the computer.”Prof. Philip Emeagwali

  • “The Web owes much of its existence to Philip Emeagwali” – TIME magazine
    “A father of the Internet” – CNN
    “One of the great minds of the Information Age” – Bill Clinton (The White House)
  • Emeagwali was Voted History’s 35th Greatest African

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