Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tag: Culture

In Anambra, Umuchu community moves against its gods

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Thousands have gathered in an Anambra State community to neutralise the perceived influence of their once revered idols, reports Nwanosike Onu for The Nation... It...

Anambra community leaders go into hiding over traditional stool tussle

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Fear, indeed tension, has gripped Uzokwa community in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State over an alleged kidnap threat arising from the tussle...

Igbo community where old women marry young ladies

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By ’Nonye Ben-Nwankwo Eighty-three-year old Nwanyidinma looked disconsolate as she sat in front of her thatched, mud house. There was no one to keep her...

In Anambra man marries wife’s corpse

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A man has married the corpse of his late wife following his inability to perform her traditional rites when she was alive in Onitsha...

Origins and concepts of Igbo traditional thrones

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Even among some Igbo elite, there have been strong arguments as to whether Ndigbo have kingship institutions that are venerated by the people, and...

Anambra agog for Ogbunike cave carnival

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Anambra State will come alive this December for a three-day long cultural fiesta tagged Ogbunike Cave Carnival (OCC) organized by 90 Degrees Entertainment. Organised in...

Enugu native doctor in police net for killing businessman

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A businessman, Sunday Onwe, has lost his life and some valuables in bizarre circumstances while trying to revive his ‘failing’ business through a ritual...