The name Nigeria is taken from the Niger River, which plays an important part in Nigerian lives. Not only is it a transportation highway, it is an excellent source of fish, including carp, Nile perch, and catfish. It also provides the water needed to cultivate crops.
Two major types of marriage exist in Nigeria: monogamy, a marriage of one man to one woman, and polygyny, a marriage of one man to two or more wives.
Those who have no understanding of the heritage of a people, in most cases, ascribe false meanings to the symbols of these people.
A coup dâ€™oeil journey from the lens of rebirth starting at the beginning of the point of overturn, with the possibility of general and panoramic view of the Igbo history up to now has been a cry through the vista of return to that which made this group a sui generic(i.e. a unique group different […]
Chinua Achebe (1958:123-125) gave us the first Igbo description of the impact of that encounter between Igbo traditional religion and Christianity when Obierika said: How do you think we can fight when our own brothers have turned against us. White man is very clever. He came quietly and peacefully with his religion. We were amused […]
Inu nwunye (marriage) states Dr. Basden, “has a foremost place in Igbo social economy. It looms upon the horizon of every maid and youth as an indispensable function to be fulfilled with as little delay as possible after reaching the age of puberty”.
For months I have been contemplating writing on events happening in Anambra state. Ever since Governor Peter Obi returned as the Chief Executive of the state, there have been claims and counter-claims about his performance in office or lack of it.