Arusi

Arusi

Chukwu’s incarnations and ministers in the world (ụ̀wà) are the Alusi, supernatural forces that regulate human life. In southern Igbo dialects especially, ágbàrà is the term for these forces. The alusi are regarded as channels to Chukwu. The alusi, who are also known as arushi, anusi, or arusi in differing dialects all spring from Ala the earth spirit who embodies the workings of the world. There are…

The ancient Igbo religion

Igbo religion Igboland’s traditional religion is based on the belief that there is one creator, God, also called Chineke or Chukwu. The creator can be approached through numerous other deities and spirits in the form of natural objects, most commonly through the god of thunder (Amadioha). There is also the belief that ancestors protect their living descendants and are responsible for rain, harvest, health and children. Shrines,…

Igbo King

Igbo King

From the origin of the first world first community comes the hierarchy of leadership. The Ibos are one of the people on earth that kept that unique ancient system live and vibrant till date. The important of this tradition can be seen in all local villages and clan in todays IBO domain. As one people they all carry the same the hierarchy where ever they go in…

Igbo in Nasarawa urge government to provide security in markets

Igbo in Nasarawa urge government to provide security in markets

President-elect of Igbo Cultural Association (ICA) in Narrarawa State, Mr. Cyril Ebeh, has called on the state government to beef-up security in all markets across the state. The president made the call in an interview, in Lafia, on Monday. He said that the call became imperative due to incessant attacks on Igbo traders and their investments. Ebeh said that the Igbo people believed in themselves and would…

2019: Zik would’ve supported President Buhari – VON chief

2019: Zik would’ve supported President Buhari – VON chief

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has said Nigeria’s first president, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, would have supported the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, if he was alive. Okechukwu said that would have afforded Ndigbo the opportunity to produce the country’s president in 2023. He also said 95 per cent of Igbo clamouring for restructuring are in support of a united Nigeria. Okechukwu,…