How Igbo Union Emerged

Igbo Kwenu! It’s an exciting period in the history of Ndigbo and the greater Nigerian community in Northern California. To put our feelings into proper perspective, we need to take a stroll down memory lane. Between 2012 and 2015, both years inclusive, the “Inspired Women of the Bay Area” and Chief Ike Orji, the current […]

How ‘village’ has harmed the Igbo people

During the Yuletide, the hashtag ‘Igbo village mansions’ trended on social media. The hashtag, which started on Tiktok, was a reaction to a denigrating remark someone made about the Igbo people living in huts in rural communities. Those travelling to Igboland for Christmas and New Year began to post photos and videos of their houses […]

How Igbo women used petitions to influence British authorities during colonial rule

Selected petitions and written correspondence between Igbo women and British officials between 1892 and 1960 shed fresh light on how women navigated male-dominated colonial institutions and structures of the time. African women acted in varied and complex ways to the situations they found themselves in. This ranged from subtle to overt opposition, and sometimes violent […]

Biafra: Why Igbos Must Leave Nigeria – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have stated that the Igbos must have their own sovereign country as they are being unfairly treated in Nigeria. Powerful stated that recent unfair treatment meted out to the Igbos has shown that they are not wanted in the country, adding that the security agents attacked its members during a peaceful […]

There Is Evidence That Igbos Migrated From Ife – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has claimed that there is evidence showing that the Igbo race actually migrated from Ile-Ife. He stated this on Saturday while addressing journalists ahead of an International Conference titled ‘Ile-Ife and Yoruba Civilization: Nexus between Tradition and Modernity’, at his palace in Ile-Ife. Ooni stated that there […]