Society and Culture

The Sacred Festival of Iri Ji Ohuru in Igboland, Nigeria

Title: The Sacred Festival of Iri Ji Ohuru in Igboland, Nigeria Author: Ukachukwu Chris Manus Published: © Nordic Journal of African Studies Vol. 16(2) 2007, 244-260 Language: English Keywords: Igbo, Ahianjoku, ancestors, libation, masquerades, eschatological, epiphany, Igbology Abstract:   This article examines the religious significance of the New Yams Festival (Iri Ji Ohuru) among the […]

Health

Health Checks

Experience is the best teacher and we have no reason not to learn from our past, except we want to play tricks on ourselves. I am writing this piece in respect to the acknowledgment by Aso Rock/Presidency that our president is suffering from acute pericarditis.

Africa

The Rise and Rise of Evil

In August 2009 I argued that Mr. Yar’ Adua should be sent packing 10 reasons why Yar’ Adua should resign).…! I continue to maintain that position irrespective of Mr. Yar’Adua’s status. I have never called him a president and I will under no circumstances have any reason to address him as one. As far as […]