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Check Out Five American Rappers Who Are Of Igbo Origin

Not too long ago, professional wrestler Apollo Crews won a title and dedicated his victory to Nigeria. Prior to that, many people didn't know he has Nigerian origin. Likewise, some of your favourite singers, athletes and actors also have Nigerian roots but you are not aware. For the hip-hop music lovers, some of your favourite American rappers have Nigerian origin. You probably know about Wale, but there are many more besides him. However, the focus today is on American rappers who have roots in the South-Eastern

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Check Out Five American Rappers Who Are Of Igbo Origin

Did You Know That These Nollywood Actors Are Igbos?

Hello readers!.In this article, we would be sharing with you some of the famous Nollywood actors who you probably didn't know are from the east.The Nollywood industry is unarguably made up mostly by the Igbos.The Igbos has more talented, creative and wonderful actors and actresses in the Nigerian movies industry.

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Did You Know That These Nollywood Actors Are Igbos?

Checkout 5 Delicious Igbo Foods That Might You Might Find Hard To Resist

Igbo foods are very tasty and I can attest to this because I've tasted many of them, I guess that's one of the perks of having a mother who is of Igbo origin.There are so many foods to be eaten in this world, many are delicious and some can be said to belong to a particular group of people, culture or tradition.

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Checkout 5 Delicious Igbo Foods That Might You Might Find Hard To Resist

Opinion: Southeast Is The Only Region Where There Is A Communication Gap Between Leaders and Youths

South East of Nigeria is one of the six geopolitical zones in the country which comprises of several states. The political zone is 99.9% of the population of Igbo people The Igbo people are a meta-ethnicity native to the present-day south-central and southeastern Nigeria and also Equatorial Guinea. There has been much speculation about the origins of the Igbo people, as it is unknown how exactly the group came to be formed. Its population is characterised by the diverse Igbo culture and the speakers of equally

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Opinion: Southeast Is The Only Region Where There Is A Communication Gap Between Leaders and Youths

"Northern Nigeria is the safest place for Igbo people in Nigeria" - Augustine Amaechi

In the midst of the current kidnappings and banditry in some parts of northern Nigeria, the spokesman of the Igbo socio cultural group in the 19 northern states has maintained that the north still remains safe for Igbo people and their businesses. Ohaneaze Indigbo is an Igbo socio cultural group that was established to protect the interest of people with Igbo decent and origin. With the recent spate of violence being experienced in some parts of northern Nigeria, there have been calls for the safety of the Igbo

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Meet Five Hollywood Actors Of Igbo Origin You Probably Don't Know (photos)

Nigerians are almost in every corner of the world doing one business or the other.Many Nigerians are also doing good in different entertainment industries of the world.They are performing great not minding discriminations and the color of their skin.

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Meet Five Hollywood Actors Of Igbo Origin You Probably Don't Know (photos)

Yemi Alade Will Always Be A Queen, Check Out The Lovely Photos She Uploaded On Social Media

Yemi Alade is one of the most talented music artistes in Nigeria.Recently, she travelled to Namibia and she has been giving us some really nice pictures of her adventure there, check these photos below.

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Yemi Alade Will Always Be A Queen, Check Out The Lovely Photos She Uploaded On Social Media

Important thing You need to know about the igbo traditional attire

It is well known that the famous isi agụ cultural outfit which is worn as an emblem of honour and pride by the igbo people is flawed, alien and a corruption of the original igbo totemic trademark. The original totem of the igbo people is leopard (agụ) not Lion (ọdụm). It is supposed that the ịsị agụ attire is supposed to bear the head of a leopard (agụ) but instead it bears that of the Lion (ọdụm). As a result, what we have in practice is ịsị ọdụm not isi agụ because agụ and ọdụm

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Important thing You need to know about the igbo traditional attire

Google Honours Late Oliver De Coque In Style On His Birthday: See What They Did

The Highlife music genre may have originated in Ghana; however, one cannot help but notice the mesmerizing nature of the Igbo style of the genre.Some of the Igbo legends of Nigerian highlife include (but not limited to) Chief Osita Osadebe and Oliver De Coque.

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Google Honours Late Oliver De Coque In Style On His Birthday: See What They Did

Biafra Group Promises To Unleash Mayhem On Oil Companies Operating In Port Harcourt, See Details.

A secessionist group known as the Biafra Nations League (BNL), in the Eastern territory of the nation, has been frightened to release mayhem on oil companies running in the ancient city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.This is happening after Governor Nyesom Wike banned an Igbo meeting in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of the State.

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Biafra Group Promises To Unleash Mayhem On Oil Companies Operating In Port Harcourt, See Details.

"No One is more hated by the Yoruba Nationalists than Bola Tinubu"- FFK

As both the Igbos and the Yorubas are agitating for self governance, it is crucial to note that both of them are still very much interested in rulling this country.The Igbos need Biafra Nation while the Yorubas need their Oduduwa Nation.

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Why Igbo Masquerades Are Amazing

Ima Mbem is a Long aged tradition in Igbo land and it is associated with Masquerades.

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Why Igbo Masquerades Are Amazing

As South-West "Amotekun" Means Leopard, See What South-East Newly Established "Ebube Agu" Means.

Reports on Sunday, has it that the South-East Governors of Nigeria have established a regional security outfit known as EBUBE AGU, whose headquarters will be in Enugu State.This development has sprung up some mixed reactions as people have either commended and some shown their dissatisfaction with their various reasons The main reason for this development by the South-East Governors, is to control the height of unrest the attacks have caused in the region.

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Here's Meaning Behind The "Ezemuo" Regalia Cubana Chief Priest Wore & Uploaded On Instagram

Celebrity barman, Pascal Okechukwu aka The Cubana Chief Priest has got his fellow socialite laughing with his choice of clothing.

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Here's Meaning Behind The

Igbo people blasts couple for using a foreign drink instead of Palm wine during traditional marriage

Igbo is a tribe in Nigeria known for many unique traditions.These traditions stand out to be one of how Igbo people get United.Most of all the traditions were originated from our forefathers.But up till today most of them are still been practiced.

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Igbo people blasts couple for using a foreign drink instead of Palm wine during traditional marriage

Checkout ancient traditions igbos and Jews share in common

A lot of historical and theories that prove that Igbo's and Jews are the same have surfaced online.Some say Igbo's are Jews that migrated from Israel during their stay in Egypt.

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Checkout ancient traditions igbos and Jews share in common

Check Out Why The Igbos 'Worship' Kolanuts

THE COVENANT ABOUT KOLA NUTS AND THE IGBO PEOPLE Kola nut is the fruit of the kola tree, a genus of trees that are native to the tropical rainforests of Africa.

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Check Out Why The Igbos 'Worship' Kolanuts

Meet The First Tribe That Settled In Nigeria Before Any Other Tribes

In today's article, we will be talking very shortly but extensively about the first tribe that got settled in this country Nigeria before other tribes did.

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Meet The First Tribe That Settled In Nigeria Before Any Other Tribes

Check Out Fashionable Igbo Traditional Wedding Attires

Wedding ceremony is one of the ways through which people showcase their origin or source. It is one of the moments people feel proud to wear their ceremonial dress. In this modern day, people hardly wear their local attire to work or office, even when opportunity to do so abound on specific day at work, they still prefer to dress corporate. Igbo culture has standard for tradition when it comes to wedding Attires for intending husband and wife. The wedding attires for Igbo tribe is unique and represent rich cultural

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Check Out Fashionable Igbo Traditional Wedding Attires

Opinion: Will Igbo Women March Naked Over the Killings Done by Fellow Igbos?

When things go wrong in some African societies, women do elect to place a curse on whoever that is responsible for the wrong by marching around the community naked.It is equally done to draw attention to certain unwholesome happenings in a community.

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Opinion: Will Igbo Women March Naked Over the Killings Done by Fellow Igbos?