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The ‘red cap’ worn by chiefs in Igboland symbolizes authority, tradition, and culture; and it also represents the entire institution of leadership, authority, and power in Igbo culture. Putting on the red cap is not an all-comers affair in Igboland...
Igbo traditional marriage is a highly spiritual event that carries a lot of importance. In fact, no couple will be recognized as married in Igboland unless every traditional rite is observed to its fullest extent. The things required to be presented to...
Igbo funeral rites among the Igbos is a traditional Igbo people perform for any adult that passes on. Igbos believe that any deceased adult of Igbo origin that is denied the gift of Igbo funeral rites never finds peace...
A Nigerian man based in the United Kingdom, Uche Anyanwagu, has revealed how he felt after he saw a British nurse (Nkechi) who dedicated her life to helping mentally unstable people in Abia state during her stay in Nigeria over 35...
I’m super excited to be doing this post "The biggest city in Igboland" because I know it will put to end a certain kind of argument I had witnessed among some of my Igbo friends concerning which of the...
Igbo Traditional Marriage Rites - On their return visit to the bride-to-be’s home, the groom’s parents will reiterate their intention that their son wants to marry the girl in question. At this stage, it is expected that the bride-to-be’s family...