In Igbo Land, entertainment is mainly Centered on wearing Masquerades and forming a dancing group. Masquerades are seen as superior beings. When a masquerade is spotted in public, they have to be treated with respect because it is believed that they embody both the spirit and human worlds.
In Igbo Land, entertainment is mainly focused on wearing masquerades and forming a dancing group. Masquerades are seen as superior beings. When a masquerade is spotted in public, they have to be treated with respect because it is believed that they embody both the spirit and human worlds.
Igbo Land has been in the news recently with regards to the increasingly worrying level of insecurity experienced by residents and indigenes, over the activities of IPOB and unknown gunmen in the area. An exclusive report by a news agency suggests that in less than three months, scores of security agents and innocent Igbo youths have been murdered in the carnage that ensued as a result of secessionistic activities from agitating groups in the region like IPOB.
Taboo is a term that refers to an action or conduct that is absolutely improper or forbidden. We will discuss 5 taboos in Igbo land that everyone should avoid while visiting in this essay. Below are the taboos: 1. Suicide is a taboo in Igbo land, and anyone who commits suicide must be buried in the forbidden forest rather than in the village since his body is coursed.
"Have the churches in Igbo-land issued a statement condemning the killing of a priest by IPOB?"- Joe
Joe Igbokwe who is the special adviser to the governor of Lagos State on water resources and drainage, has taken to his Facebook timeline to question the leadership of the churches in the southeastern region of the country over the killing of a priest by unknown gunmen alleged to be IPOB miscreants.
Many travelers enjoy defying people's customs and traditions. It is necessary to learn about people's ways of life and to respect it with caution. Most people have gotten themselves into trouble because they have disrespected the traditions and cultures of the people whose land they have visited.
Joe Igbokwe, who was the spokesperson of All Progressive Congress (APC), Lagos State chapter, has taken to his official Facebook handle to ask a vital question regarding those who are sponsoring bandits in Nigeria, adding that the sponsors are many in Igbo land. While sharing on his official Facebook handle, the exceptionally boisterous APC supporter, and special adviser to the Lagos State governor on drainage and water resources, Joe Igbokwe said, "Who are those sponsoring bandits?
Putting on the igbo traditional red cap is not for every Igbo man. The traditional "red cap" has a great symbol in the Igbo Land (Alaigbo), and only few numbers of aged Igbo men who have fulfilled / achieved certain traditional obligations are entitled to the Red Cap.
The establishment of Islamic faith in Igbo Land may be traced back several decades to the efforts of several Igbo Muslim leaders in the region. Ebonyi State is one of the states in the region that is claimed to have a significant number of Igbo Muslims in the entire South-East region, according to reports Sun Newspaper.
Among the Igbo people of Nigeria, there had been a need for the citizenry to live in peace with one another, interact with one another and be happy among themselves. The breaking of taboo in the entire Igbo society usually required the extermination of the offender or some sort of ceremonial purification.
Alms giving to the needy in our society is one of the ways in which we can spot the real and true men of God. After all, the Bible encourages Christians to render help to people that are in need among us. No doubt Nigeria has never fallen short of pastors that go to extra length in order to render help to the less privileged people.
The Igbos are one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria and their cultural practices and traditions date back to centuries ago before colonization. In ancient times, the Igbos who dominate the Southeastern region of Nigeria made some rules and maintained some beliefs so as not to incur the wrath of the gods.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has issued a public statement on the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the possibility of another war in Nigeria, as secessionistic activities and security issues worsens across various parts of the country, especially across South-Eastern Nigeria.
Obi Cubana is one of the most influential billionaires in Igbo Land and Nigeria as a whole. During the burial ceremony for his mum, many of his business associates and people he helped in life showed up to support him. Recently, a particular photo of one of the scenes of the burial ceremony has been trending online.
The world traditional wedding might sound foreign to many people but it can as well be replaced with traditional marriage, (Igba nkwu) This traditional wedding is usually done after bride price has been paid, while some people do it in conjunction with white wedding but in any situation it comes after payment of bride price.
In the history of Igbo, it was a tradition to do a burial ceremony with a cow. This marks great respect for the person being buried. In as much as it has been history for Igbos to do so, Obi Cubana has surprised everyone due to what arose in preparation for his mother's burial.
Marriage can be seen as a legal union between a man and a woman who as a result of their affection for each other agree to spend their lives together. However you love and want to be together with your partner, there are stages to undergo in order to make the union a legal one indeed.
Rinu Oma, a popular female activist noticed for her recurring and incessant brave activities during the Endsars protest recently shared her opinion about the Igbo Land. Before revealing her opinion about the Igbo Land, most people who don't know her had the thought that she was a seed of the western part of Nigeria.
Joe Igbokwe who is a stakeholder in the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has cried out over an alleged threat issued to him by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Igbokwe has recently made a public outcry that the Indiginous People of Biafra have banned him from entering the South-East region of the country.
Something bad is brewing in Nigeria, The level of Insecurity is alarming. No thanks to the treachery of those who sold to us a grave digger as a maternity nurse. My only concern is this, let whatever is brewing happen far away from Igbo Land,We bore the brunt of the first violence in the 1960s which claimed the lives of more than two million innocent Biafans.