Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe
Obi of Onitsha inaugurates committee for Ofala festival
The Obi of Onitsha, His Majesty Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe has approved the committees of experts set to manage the 2019 Ofala.
Culture: The Osu Caste System In Igboland
In October, the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, had taken a stance to abolish the Osu Culture in Igboland. Days before this, some traditional leaders in Oguta Local Government of Imo State had endorsed the abolishing of the age-long culture to free affected people from stigmatisation in the community. The fight for the abolishment…
Obi Of Onitsha Moves To Abolish Osu Caste System
The Osu caste system is an ancient practice common to the Igbo tribe in the eastern part of Nigeria. This practice discriminates against people who are termed inferior because they have been dedicated to the deities of the land. In some other Igbo cultures, the Osu are people who have been ostracised because they disobeyed…