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Stop Calling Them "Igbos" Because the Correct Pronunciation is "Ibos or Ebos". A new Record Reveals

The correct name of the Igbo nation is "Ibo". For 400 years, they were known as Ibos or Eboes. It was after the civil war that they changed their name from Ibo into Igbo. In Several books written 200 years ago by Portuguese, British and other African writers classified them as Ibos. Reasons for changing from 'Ibo to Igbo' is still sketchy. While a Pro-Yoruba Nation - Aare Kurunmi Kàkànfo alleged that, the name was changed after during the Civil War to infiltrate into the Yoruba and that "That is why you see

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Stop Calling Them

PHILOSOPHY

Opinion: Why Are Most Ibos Wary Of Mbaise People?

I made a friend some years ago. I remember the first time I met him and we introduced ourselves. He said he was an engineer from Mbaise. Immediately I heard he was from Mbaise I was almost tempted to ask him why Mbaise people were vilified by fellow Ibos. But I stopped myself. The guy turned out to become one of the closest friend I've ever had. He was a fellow who oozed honesty and transparency wherever he was and in whatever he did. In church he was one of the most committed members. At work he was once given

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why Are Most Ibos Wary Of Mbaise People?

POLITICS

Is Only A Mbaise Man That Can Do this. People Reacted At A Post On Social Media.

Few hours ago, one Mr Okwara Donald Arinze posted on a group called Imo Arena on Facebook and he said ... When Mbaise man refused to pay for his loads .... Ndi oke brain.. lol.His post brought about so many reactions from lot of people, some agreed on the fact that is only Mbaise people that can do that. Instead an Mbaise man will pay for an extra loads is better for him to sit and carry the extra loads on his head just as seen in the picture. Generally, it's believed in Nigeria that the Ibos are the most brainy

  1 year ago ago
Is Only A Mbaise Man That Can Do this. People Reacted At A Post On Social Media.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Concerns Over IPOB's Threat To Lock Down Southeastern Nigeria

There are growing concerns especially by the Igbos, that the economy of the southeast may suffer serious decline if IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra) should continue their plan of imposing a lock down on every Monday starting from August 9. Their sole purpose of planning to do this is for the Federal Government Of Nigeria to release their (IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu from custody unconditional.

  3 months ago ago
Concerns Over IPOB's Threat To Lock Down Southeastern Nigeria

FOOD

How the Yorubas Prepare Beans and make it sweeter

Beans as we know is a leguminous food and enriches the body in protein. Beans, when properly cooked by someone who 'knows the way', can make someone lick the plate after eating. Personally speaking, beans is my favorite food and I enjoy eating it with soaked garri, in which sugar or any other sweetener has been added. The Ibos and the Yorubas have different styles of preparing this meal, although some Ibos have now imitated the Yorubas in their style due to the fact that the Yorubas make it sweeter. Now, I will

  1 year ago ago
How the Yorubas Prepare Beans and  make it sweeter

POLITICS

Why the dream of Biafra may never come to pass

The unity of Nigeria is negotiable; only it must be for genuine reasons. We gain more though as a united entity. The problem of every Nigerian is the same irrespective of the tribe, religion or level of knowledge: bad leadership. But I am for self-determination and freedom to express one's right. Nnamdi Kanu's zeal and efforts towards the realization of the biafran state is admirable. Unfortunately, Biafra may never come to pass; because Ibo leaders and elites do not support. When Odumegwu Ojukwu led Ibos i

  1 year ago ago
Why the dream of Biafra may never come to pass

FASHION-BEAUTY

Check Out These 16 Images Of Babies With Tattoos On Their Body (Pictures)

Check Out These 16 Amazing Images Of Babies With Tattoos On Their Body (Pictures) Check out amazing images of babies with tattoos on their bodies. (Pictures) Body painting and tattooing is a common youthful exuberance that is widely practiced by young people in Western countries. The tattoo is simply the application of marks, images, figures or symbols using ink on the body. Body painting is an ancient practice that dates back to a long period of history. Before the start of modernization and technological

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Check Out These 16 Images Of Babies With Tattoos On Their Body (Pictures)

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: Why It's Wrong To Demonize Mbaise People

There is a saying in Igboland that if you come across a snake and an Mbaise person; you should chase the snake away and kill the Mbaise person. I think this is both ludicrous and outlandish. I took time to question some Ibos from different parts of Ibo land. I enquired how such a saying about Mbaises became popular and people even believe it. I got different answers from different sources. A non Mbaise indigene told them a popular musician came up with the saying in one of his songs. The fellow had been involved

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why It's Wrong To Demonize Mbaise People

BUSINESS

Why you can Marry Benin Girl for Free

Bride Price is what you consider when you plan to marry The Ancient Benin Kingdom as at then peg their Bride Price at 25 Naira then due to the money was expensive which you can use to acquire a plot of land in the Ancient days. The people that set the bride price then didn't have the knowledge of Economics to set the bride price as commodity instead of money because the value of money is flexible,. With series of devaluation of our currency by the Nigerian Government the value of 25 Naira which was huge in those

  1 year ago ago
Why you can Marry Benin Girl for Free

POLITICS

Coups Of Delusional IPOB Nation Called Biafra, Adamu Garba Reacts To Biafra Leadership Tussle

Former Presidential candidate and the CEO IPI Group of Nigerian, Adamu Garba is a prominent and controversial political figure in Nigeria.The cowtocurrency master, is sure a man filled with wisdom.He has addressed so many challenging issues disturbing the nation.

  8 months ago ago
Coups Of Delusional IPOB Nation Called Biafra, Adamu Garba Reacts To Biafra Leadership Tussle

SPORTS

Simple questions for all Nigerians

Nigeria, no doubt is faced with lots of challenges, just like the rest of the world. The difference however, is deep rooted in the fact that many in Nigeria today are suffering in the mist of plenty. We hardly see eye to eye on any issues these days, so much so that one wonders if we still have a country to salvage. While some want out completely, others believe in restructuring as the perfect tool of revamping our lost glory. But we hardly have a discuss these days. Yes, everyone is too angry to talk to his

  1 year ago ago
Simple questions for all Nigerians

ECONOMY-FINANCE

We’d Rather Lose Our Goods Than Transport Them To The South’ —Northern Traders Insist

The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) says it prefers that farm produce goes to waste rather than tolerate continued attacks on its members in the South, TheCable reports.

  8 months ago ago
We’d Rather Lose Our Goods Than Transport Them To The South’ —Northern Traders Insist

SPORTS

Check out this Ibo adage or proverb that needs little amendment.

The Ibos are really known for their prowess in wise words which can only be interpreted by wise ones.It is said in Igboland that a true son of the soil should be an adage or proverb prowess.

  8 months ago ago
Check out this Ibo adage or proverb that needs little amendment.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Culture: See Igbo Tribal Marks and What it means

The Ibos are one of the Nigerian major ethnic groups. They are found in the south eastern Nigeria. Traditionally some Ibos also give facial marks to their children. Ibos inscribe facial marks in the faces of their children 1. Beautification: They believe it makes the child look more beautiful. 2. As a means of identification: In those days, you can identify the tribe of a person with his marks 3. Preventing evil spirit attack in children: The "Ogbanje" or "iyiuwa" mark was given to children to prevent them from

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Culture: See Igbo Tribal Marks and What it means

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion; what have you heard about Yoruba girls?

The children of Oduduwa boast of some of the prettiest ladies on the West African part of the continent. The Yoruba are among the three biggest tribes in Nigeria apart from the Hausas and the Ibos. The Yoruba occupy the south western part of the country and they boasts of very gorgeous ladies, lovely and intelligent to say just a few.They come in all shapes and sizes, most especially the black, curvy ones or the fair, slender, sweet looking ones. They are caring, fun to be, high party goers, and great chefs

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Opinion; what have you heard about Yoruba girls?

HEALTH

The healing properties of scent leaf

Ocimum gratissimum, basil, or “scent leaf”, as Nigerians love to call it, is a tropical plant species. Popularly known as efirin by the Yorubas, nchanwu by the Ibos and daidoya by northerners, the leaf, which is highly nutritional, is quite common in Nigeria.  The leaf contains various nutrients and minerals which confer numerous health benefits on the plant. Fresh basil leaves are reported to contain protein, magnesium and cinnamic acid. They are also rich in anetol, boron compounds, eugenol compound,

  1 year ago ago
The healing properties of scent leaf

EDUCATION

May 29, 1966: How The Struggle For Biafra Nation Started From A Lecturer in Ahmadu Bello University

Let's go down the memory lane as we pay tribute to our fathers and mothers who laid their lives for the one Nigeria we now enjoy. On this same day, May 29, 1966 a bloody riot began as a demonstration on the campus of the Institute of Administration ABU Zaria, after a lecturer in the class gave the students an example of entrepreneurship by telling them that if the Northerners don't work hard, in a short while the IBOS in their midst may take over their cities, since almost all the shops there belong to the IBOS,

  1 year ago ago
May 29, 1966: How The Struggle For Biafra Nation Started From A Lecturer in Ahmadu Bello University

BUSINESS

Have You Considered Why the Ibos are More successful in Business?

The Ibos are one of the major tribes in Nigeria, domiciled in south eastern Nigeria. At an estimated population of about 40million people, they are by no means the most populous tribe in Nigeria nor Africa, but their widespread presence and popularity all over the world is very assertive. This is made more so by their dominant involvement in commercial activities. Though they are ably represented in every kind of human endeavour; in the academics, sciences and arts, the first thing that comes to mind at the

  1 year ago ago
Have You Considered Why the Ibos are More successful in Business?

POLITICS

(Opinion) South East Presidency 2023

The issue of Presidency in Nigeria has become a very controversial one owing to the claim of marginalization and injustice. The Ibos claim they're marginalized in the politics of the country. The claims may be right since no one from the south east has become president of Nigeria since 1999. Consequently, everyone is looking forward to seeing an Ibo president in the next General elections. However, from the look of things and the widespread political apathy resulting from the inadequacies of previous elections,

  1 year ago ago
(Opinion) South East Presidency 2023

FOOD

How to prepare Nkwobi

Nkwobi is a special delicacy of the Ibos, it is the Ibo name for spicy cow foot and it is served in a mortar.INGREDIENTS:2500g of cow foot,salt,seasoning(maggi)1cube,palm oil,1tb of garlic powder,1tb of grounded ginger,1tb of baking soda,2tb of Cameroon pepper,1tb grounded ehuru(calabash nutmeg),1cup of ugba(optional),3 TV grounded crayfish,1large onions divided (half chopped up the other half sliced in circles), utazi leaves( for garnishing). METHOD OF PREPARATION STEP1:Season cow feet with ginger and chopped

  1 year ago ago
How to prepare Nkwobi