‘Christian leaders can’t outlaw Osu caste system in Igboland’
Chairman of Oru-West Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Victor Okeukwu, has ruled out the chances of Christian leaders outlawing the age-long Osu caste system in Igboland.
Igboland is not landlocked
It’s often said that a lie told so many times, if unchallenged, may - in course of time - begin to pass for the truth.
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Ekweremadu’s Germany experience and toll on Ndigbo
It was not as if they have not been converging on Edinburgh Roundabout in Enugu before now. However, that of last Monday was unusual, as it brought some difficulty in human...
South East monarchs set to end osu, other caste systems
The osu and other untouchable caste systems in Igboland will be history soon, as prominent traditional rulers in the south east have set December 28, 2018 to abolish them. Ohu (slave) and ume are the other two untouchables targeted for abolition at the Nri Palace in Anambra State in December. The dehumanising caste systems have…
Aberration of kingship in Igboland and a return to republicanism
Sadly, Ego-Alowes laments, the children of this republican father-figure called Eshi, have deviated from the set norm and are busy installing kings all over the land with its attendant disastrous consequences.
Igbo and the journey back home
The foregoing presents huge lessons for Nigeria, the political home of Igboland. The media is awash with news of breakthroughs and achievements by the Igbo in receptive countries, such as the U.S. and the UK