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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.

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

CULTURE

Eze Chima: A Tale Of The Benin Kingdom And The Supposed Origin Of The Niger-Delta And Onitsha.

According to history, it is unusual for a chief of the ancient Benin kingdom to have a male child and not give him a native name. Therefore, it is very clear that from the onset, there is no way Eze Chima would be of Benin ancestry, but a full blooded Igbo Chief with a history of Benin migration.

  1 month ago ago
Eze Chima: A Tale Of The Benin Kingdom And The Supposed Origin Of The Niger-Delta And Onitsha.

CULTURE

Story Of a Yoruba Warrior Who Was Also A Hunter That Disappeared Into The Ground With His Leopard

The story of the man whose name was Aro who was a skillful hunter, a warrior and a ruler in Yoruba land can be traced to Oyo when there was report that foreigners were disturbing the Yorubas purposely to trade them as slaves.Aro whose statute appears in the photo above was a warrior who moved out together with his Leopard and migrated to settle in Igbo Aje where he and his warriors were able to attack the enemies who were mostly slave traders in sight.Statue of Aro.

  7 months ago ago
Story Of a Yoruba Warrior Who Was Also A Hunter That Disappeared Into The Ground With His Leopard

CULTURE

The Nigerian tribe that fearlessly shook Britain: the British-Aro war.

I'm sure many people do not know that during the pre-colonial periods of Nigeria, there were many tribes that resisted the British invasion in a rebellious manner. They fought a bloody war with the British colonial masters. Some of those kingdoms or empires that resisted the British invasion are the Benin Kingdom, the Arochukwu Confederacy and many others but in this article, we would be taking a look at the war between the Aro Chukwu Confederacy and the British colonial masters.

  4 months ago ago
The Nigerian tribe that fearlessly shook Britain: the British-Aro war.

CULTURE

History of a Small "Country" That Once Existed In The Southern Part of Today's Nigeria, Called Aro

About 400 years ago, there used to be a country in the southern part of today Nigeria. It encompassed what was previously known as the eastern region, Biafra, and now southeast and south-south. The name of that country is Aro, historically known as the Aro Confederacy.

  5 months ago ago
History of a Small

CULTURE

Meet The First Female "Eze Aro" Recorded In "Aro" History, That Ruled From 1799 to 1825

"Maazi Mgbokwo Udo Mini Oke Nnachi" was the "Eze Aro" from 1799 to 1825, she was the first female "Eze Aro" recorded in Aro history and the fourth "Eze Aro" in line of succession to "Akuma Nnubi". She was the granddaughter of "Nnachi Ipia" and succeeded her father "Ekoh Oke Nnachi" on his death.

  4 months ago ago
Meet The First Female

CULTURE

History: the reason why the Arochukwu Confederacy of Igbo land fell in 1902.

The Arochukwu Confederacy is considered by historians as the pillar of ancient Igbo power.This Confederacy was one of the most powerful independent states in Africa.They later fell due to failed negotiations between them and the British colonial masters.The greatness and dominance of this Confederacy was later challenged during the end of 19th century.

  6 months ago ago
History: the reason why the Arochukwu Confederacy of Igbo land fell in 1902.

EDUCATION

Take Note of These 4 Handshakes use by Different cult groups (photos)

A handshake is a form of greeting someone by clasping hands together. It is also used by the different associations, secret society, and cultist groups as a form of greeting and means of identification. The purpose of this article is not to encourage cultism but to educate you on how to identify a cultist and how they greet one another through handshaking, with this, you can also identify the group they belong to take necessary precautions to avoid being a victim of cultism. 1. Vikings popular known as Aromate,

  11 months ago ago
Take Note of These 4 Handshakes use by Different cult groups (photos)

CULTURE

History of the Arochukwu war and what led to it.

The Arochukwu war was a series of war which had being happening since the 1890s.The Aro people challenged the British penetration in the hinter lands, though the Aro influence was later challenged in the last decade of the 19th century.The Aros new that the British penetration into the hinter land would undermine and destroy their economic influence and dominance in the Eastern Nigeria and also some parts of the west so they did everything possible to resist it.

  7 months ago ago
History of the Arochukwu war and what led to it.

CULTURE

Photo Showing One Of The Longest Reigning Monarchs In The World, Ruled From 1914 to 1987 in Igboland

The decade is the 1950s. Against a shuttered adobe-brick building, eight eminent personalities of Aro society pose for a group portrait. With eyes peering steadily into the distance, they appear calm and expectant. Indian madras wrappers, known locally as "george", along with ukara cloth, are fashioned gracefully around their hips, as was the style amongst the Igbo of this region.

  4 months ago ago
Photo Showing One Of The Longest Reigning Monarchs In The World, Ruled From 1914 to 1987 in Igboland

SOCIETY

"Dead Men Don't Count"- See How This Man Was Assassinated On The Street

Dead Men don't count, everyone wants to make money quick and easy, yes that is nice but let's us be careful on the kind of business we indulge in, if it could result to one's death, then it is not worth it because life is the greatest. Let us also beware of the gang we vibe with, could it claim our life? A Nigerian man has been assassinated, though not in Nigeria but in the white man's land. Also, similar thing happen in Nigeria, many lives have been claimed all in the name of gang war between Aro and Aye it

  1 year ago ago

MILITARY

How Arochukwu was Totally Defeated By The British (Anglo Aro war)

The Anglo-Aro war was held within November 1901- march 1902 four months in the southeastern part of Nigerian. The war began after increasing tension between the Aro and the British empires after a year negotiation. The commander and the leaders were: Lt.col. Arthur Forbes Montanaro Captain Alexander Townsend Jackson

  6 months ago ago
How Arochukwu was Totally Defeated By The British (Anglo Aro war)

POLITICS

The Anglo-Aro War That Shows That Igbos Are Truely a Brave Tribe

The Anglo - Aro war, shows that igbos are truely a brave tribe A conflict between the Aro Confederacy in present-day Eastern Nigeria and the British Empire was the Anglo-Aro War (1901-1902). After years of unsuccessful talks, the war began after growing friction between the Aro leaders and British colonialists. By increasing British infiltration of the hinterland, the Aro Confederacy, whose forces expanded across eastern Nigeria and beyond, was threatened in the last decades of the 19th century. The Aro people

  1 year ago ago
The Anglo-Aro War That Shows That Igbos Are Truely a Brave Tribe

POLITICS

See the Aftermath Effect of the End SARS Protest in Aba

Life is precious, Life is Scared, Since you can give life you should not take it away because only God gives and take life. This has not been the case in the city of Aba following the End SARS Protest that became voilent with the breakdown of law and order. It is sad and shameful that when other young Aba and Nigerian youths at large, were protesting for the common good of all of us especially the youths. Some youths are engaged in the war of rival fraternity, between the Aro and Bobos leaving scores of death,

  1 year ago ago
See the Aftermath Effect of the End SARS Protest in Aba

SOCIETY

The Origin Of Amotekun In Yoruba Land

The origin of Amotekun in Yorubaland: In the early 18th century, reports of incessant crimes of banditry and terrorism from Fulani thieves and Dahomeans who deal in slaves around Igbo Aje, along the Egbado and Kétu axis, reached Alaafin Oyo, who is the king of the Yoruba people by then. Aro, a

  9 months ago ago
The Origin Of Amotekun In Yoruba Land

CRIME

HOT News In Nigeria This Tuesday, 20/10/2020

1)Three killed in Abia rival cults clash Three persons have been killed as two rival cult groups clashed in Aba, Abia State. The Nation gathered that the weekend clash between the Aye and Aro groups was for superiority over the commercial capital of the state. Two persons were reportedly killed in the Omuma area of Ama-Ogbonna, while the body of the third victim was found off Aba-Owerri Road. Some called the development a bloody weekend in the commercial city. The Aye and Aro cults, the two most prominent in

  1 year ago ago
HOT News In Nigeria This Tuesday, 20/10/2020

POLITICS

The President And Nigerian's Mourn The Death Of A Great Monarch.

The president of federal Republic of Nigeria has sent his condolence greetings to the people of Arochukwu kingdom in Abia State, has they lost their monarch the Eze Aro Of Arochukwu, Mazi Ogbonnaya Okoro CFR.The monarch was 89years old at the time of death.

  8 months ago ago
The President And Nigerian's Mourn The Death Of A Great Monarch.

POLITICS

Who is The Worst Hit When it Comes to Stereotype? See The Answer.

Stereotypes are wrong but some truths underlie reality. In this piece, I’m going to write about how Igbos have stereotyped themselves. The truth is that no particular people are accurately stereotyped because there are always people who prove the world wrong. 1. The Ozobulus: it is in Anambra. The same people stereotype them as people who can never be more intelligent than Nnewis. It is said that “Amakam life na Ozubulu bu ofeke na Nnewi”, which is translated as the wisest among the Ozubulus is still learning

  11 months ago ago
Who is The Worst Hit When it Comes to Stereotype? See The Answer.

SOCIETY

4 Cult Members Killed In A Fresh Attack

Information reaching our news desk now has it that four more persons have lost their lives in Enugu, followed the outbreak of cult clashes in the State.

  8 months ago ago
4 Cult Members Killed In A Fresh Attack

SPORTS

Painful Exit as Nigeria Lost Another Talented Footballer to the Cold Hand of Death (Photos)

Death is a natural call, everyone must answer it one day, but all we pray is for long life and good health to enjoy the fruits of our struggles. Tears roll in my eyes, sadness fills my heart, I can't count how many times I've cried when I heard or seen the death of some youths nowadays. Death is purely inevitable and a must call everyone must answer, but we pray for long life and good health before answering to it. Kindly Follow me for more news and updates. The pain and agony a family and friends who lost a

  1 year ago ago
Painful Exit as Nigeria Lost Another Talented Footballer to the Cold Hand of Death (Photos)