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Brief History Of Ngwa People Of Abia State.

The Ngwas, the main body of the Ngwa clan is said to have originated from a village called Umunoha in the present Owerri zone of Imo State, Nigeria. Photo credit: BBC Tradition related that those people of Umunoha village had taken a journey in search of new lands in which to dwell, the journey lasted many days and the group finally arrived at the banks of the great Imo-River.

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Brief History Of Ngwa People Of Abia State.

CULTURE

A Brief History Of The Eleme People And Their Igbo Affiliation.

The Eleme people belong to the Ogonoid language cluster although they have developed their own ethnic identity distinct from the Ogoni. For a long time they were known as the Mboli. In full, the term is Mba oil Iche, which means "one distinct people" in Igbo; and was said to have been given to them by Arochukwu traders.

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A Brief History Of The Eleme People And Their Igbo Affiliation.

MILITARY

The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro was a Nigerian nationalist and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. He was the first man in the history of Nigeria to fight for the liberation of his people. He declared the Niger Delta Republic on February 23, 1966 and fought with federal forces for twelve days before being defeated.

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The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

CULTURE

The Rise And Fall Of The Ancient Nri Kingdom.

The ancient Nri kingdom is considered the origin of the Igbo people who occupy the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. Nri and Aguleri, which is the center of the Umueri-Igbo creation myth, are in the territory of the Umueri clan in Anambra State. Photo Credit: Mynigeria.blogspot The people of Umueri traces their lineage back to the patriarchal king-figure, Eri.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Ancient Nri Kingdom.

RELIGION

The Benin Kingdom and 2 Other Places That People Believe Oduduwa Came From.

Oduduwa remained the Yoruba kingdom's father, a great hero, and the forefather of many crown kings. There are several stories to make it known that Oduduwa came and met many people in Yoruba land before becoming a king. However, there are many stories that tell us where Oduduwa, the father of Yorubaland, came from, but in these articles we are going to say 3 of the places that many believe that he was from.

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The Benin Kingdom and 2 Other Places That People Believe Oduduwa Came From.

ENVIRONMENT

Ancient Machines That Were Too Advanced For Their Time

1. "Zuge" Crossbow: More than two thousand years ago, this weapon was created in China. This was probably the first rapid fire weapon in history, even though the people were still far from the invention of bullets and other cool gizmos. The working principle of this weapon is very simple.

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Ancient Machines That Were Too Advanced For Their Time

CULTURE

5 Famous Genocides and Massacres In History

Genocides have become quite known across the world because they seem to describe an unnecessary attack on a certain group, community or people, due to hate, tribalism, or nepotism. The history of the world cannot be spoken of without considering the number of Genocides that have occurred to give way to the modern world.

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5 Famous Genocides and Massacres In History

SPORTS

The Sorrowful Story Of The First Black African Gold Medalist Who Was Executed By Firing Squad.

Emmanuel Ifeajuna was born in Nigeria in the year 1935. He was a high jumper, a skill he learnt while he was in school. He participated in national competitions including the 1954 Nigerian Athletics Championship which made him famously known as a prolific high jumper. He jumped 6 foot 5.5 inches (1.97 m) at this competition, which made him to be qualified to represent Nigeria at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

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The Sorrowful Story Of The First Black African Gold Medalist Who Was Executed By Firing Squad.

ENTERTAINMENT

Why Russian King, Peter The First, Facilitated The Death Of His Son

Royalty affords those who carry its burden with a lot of good things; many of them get to travel the world on the most expensive planes and have vacationed at some of the fanciest hotels and locations but to say that this is all that royalty entails is to lie to oneself as there is a lot more to royalty than the things we get to see, the fancy clothes, the respect, and the vacations.

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Why Russian King, Peter The First, Facilitated The Death Of His Son

CULTURE

Different Historical Accounts Of Moremi Ajasoro Of Yoruba Land.

Today in Yoruba land, there are two major statues of Moremi Ajasoro. Not that two statues are too small for a woman of her status, but rather, the two statues have different stories of the same woman. The first statue of her was erected by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Alayeluwa Ogunwusi Enitan Ojaja II, while the second one was erected by the Olugbo of Ugbo, Ilaje Ese Odo of Ondo State.

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Different Historical Accounts Of Moremi Ajasoro Of Yoruba Land.

CULTURE

Ghanaian Artist Atoko-Bamfo Sculptures And The Igbo Landing Mass Suicide Of 1803

Ghanaian artist Kwame Atoko-Bamfo created several sculptures in a lake to remember our ancestors who drowned as they were transported through the Atlantic Sea during slavery. Many of the victims were from the tribes of Akan, Igbo and Yoruba. His outdoor sculpture dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade is on display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice that opened in 2018 in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Ghanaian Artist Atoko-Bamfo Sculptures And The Igbo Landing Mass Suicide Of 1803

ENTERTAINMENT

Story of Queen Luwo Gbagida: The First Female Ooni Of Ife And Reason No Woman Can Be Made Ooni

Queen Luwo Gbagida was the first and only female Ooni of Ife who was crowned around 1100CE, she was a beautiful woman who was a descendant of Ooni Otaata and also the descendant of Ooni Lafogido from Owode compound Okerewe, although history hasn't been so kind towards her due to the fact that she was a woman and only men were crowned Kings.

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Story of Queen Luwo Gbagida: The First Female Ooni Of Ife And Reason No Woman Can Be Made Ooni

SOCIETY

The Story Of Robert Wadlow, The Tallest Man That Ever Lived

There are tall and short people all around the world, but people are more noticed when they are very tall or very short. In this article, I will be telling you about Robert Pershing Wadlow, the tallest man that has ever lived. Robert Pershing Wadlow was born in Illinois, USA in 1918.

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The Story Of Robert Wadlow, The Tallest Man That Ever Lived

CULTURE

Ancient Greek Scholars Who Supposedly Came To Africa To Learn From Egyptian Priests

Some scientific discoveries have proven in the past that there is a possibility that life began in Africa. This means that scientific facts and historical evidence have pointed to the importance of Africa in our modern society or world. However it isn't just life that is said to have begun in Africa, in truth, some also say that civilization and the knowledge of modern medicine and technology started in Africa and was passed to European nations and cities.

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Ancient Greek Scholars Who Supposedly Came To Africa To Learn From Egyptian Priests

CULTURE

The Busa Rebellion Of April 1816.

Bussa, a slave of West African origin (possibly Igbo), planned the largest slave revolt in the history of Barbados, the largest uprising of Africans against the inhumane system of slavery they were forced to endure. Bussa had been given the role of ranger on the Bayley plantation, which enabled him to travel to other estates.

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The Busa Rebellion Of April 1816.

CULTURE

How The First Black Regiment in American History Earned Freedom By Fighting Against British Forces

The fight for independence is a long one, but it often lasts longer, since the fight for the independence of a nation is also a fight for the freedom of its people. However, some people in certain nations had to fight for the independence of their nation and also return to their homes to fight for freedom from their oppressors.

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How The First Black Regiment in American History Earned Freedom By Fighting Against British Forces

CULTURE

The Chicago Fire of 1871 was a Notable Disaster In America's History

Disasters strike great cities leaving them to build and rebuild. While some are struck with a disaster that has to do with water and climate-related issues, like New Orleans, others are struck with fiery disasters like Chicago and London. London experienced a great fire, years ago that ensured that lessons were learned from deep recorded disasters and loss of lives.

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The Chicago Fire of 1871 was a Notable Disaster In America's History

ENTERTAINMENT

King Kamehameha The Great: The Story of The First King of Hawaii Who United All the Islands

In the year of 1810, King Kamehameha the Great united all the islands of the Hawaii, this islands would last till 1893 when the Kingdom was overthrown by missionary party with aid of the United States. Kamehameha the Great was born in 1758 to Kekuiapoiwa II, the usurping niece of Alapainui who ordered for the death of the legitimate heirs during the Civil War, his father was Keoua but many believed Kahekili II Hanai (adopted) the child as an infant according to customs and tradition, this is why Kahekili is mostly regarded as the father of Kamehameha the Great.

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King Kamehameha The Great: The Story of The First King of Hawaii Who United All the Islands

CULTURE

World culture: The history of tribal tattoo

Tattooing has historically been a common practice in all indigenous people around the world. For these people, tattooing isn’t just body art, but rather a deep-rooted tradition that is, unfortunately, dying out in the modern-day and age. Photo credit: pinterest images Traditional tattooing is nowadays boiled down to tribal designs that many people don’t even know the meaning of, or where they come from.

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World culture: The history of tribal tattoo

CULTURE

Fritz Haber, The Jewish Man Whose Chemical Invention Was Used By Nazi Germany Against Jews

While Fritz Haber was one of those scientists who create and invent new ways to do things and to ensure easier methods for daily living, his particular invention or action earned him a title that has remained synonymous with the idea of disastrous inventions. His inventions were both responsible for the creation of Fertilizers, at a time when the world needed growth in the agricultural business but it was also responsible for the creation of chemical products that eventually became weaponized.

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Fritz Haber, The Jewish Man Whose Chemical Invention Was Used By Nazi Germany Against Jews