The Influence Of The Umu Ada Sect In Igboland
Most communities in Nigeria are deeply patriarchal, and the Igbos, one of the largest ethnicities in West Africa, are no exception. In many parts of Igbo land, it is a common belief that men are superior to their female counterparts, and this view is enforced in many aspects. Making of laws, inheriting property are responsibilities…
Igbo architect of own woes, says ex-minister, Chinedu Nebo
Former Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, said yesterday that the painful aspect of Igbo marginalisation in the country was that its political leaders were being used by others to punish the Igbo.
Igbo take alleged marginalisation by Federal Government to United Nations
Nigerians of Igbo extraction yesterday took the case of marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the United Nations (UN)
Facebook introduces Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili to check fake news
Social media platform, Facebook, in partnership with Africa Check, has added new local language support for several African languages to fortify its third-party fact-checking programme.
Mutual suspicion and worsening security situation
It is so unfortunate that insecurity is still waxing strong in our polity despite all efforts of the government to bring the menace under control. Day in day out, people are being slaughtered like chickens and there is palpable fear in the heart of the masses.
Waiting for the next earthquake!
Over decades and over centuries countries in the Southeast Asia of the world are virtually immune to earthquakes. Unlike newly exposed places earthquakes are nothing to bother those Asian countries. The same thing can be said of some places in the South American continents. The earth of these places already know tremor of rock re-arranging…
South-East group condemns communiqué on alleged enslavement of Igbo
The South-East Enlightenment Network (SEEN) has condemned a recent communiqué issued by a pan-Igbo group, the Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), which claimed there were powerful interests to conquer, occupy and enslave the Igbo people in Nigeria. The socio-cultural-political group at an emergency meeting of a “consultative caucus of concerned pan-Igbo” organisations last Friday said it…
Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba now compulsory for soldiers, officers
Three major Nigerian Languages have been made compulsory for soldiers and officers of the Nigerian Army. The languages are Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa. The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Army, in collaboration with the National Institute for Cultural Orientation, held its inauguration ceremony for maiden edition of the programme at the Brigade’s headquarters in Akure.…
Ooni re-affirms Igbo, Yoruba family ties
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has re-affirmed the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two ethnic groups are inseparable members of the same family. Oba Ogunwusi stated this at the weekend at his palace in Ile-Ife while receiving the Lagos State President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Solomon Ogbonna, who…
Sharing the booty
The battle is over. It’s been won and lost. The warriors are home, relishing mutual congratulations – the deafening sound of back slapping and all that. I can see that newspaper proprietors are doing much better than picking the crumbs from the tables of the victories. They are actually laughing, all 32 teeth bared, to…