History

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The Drama In The 1816 Execution Of Igbo (Eboe) Kings In Jamaica

KING OF THE EBOES: The 1816 Jamaican Insurrection 

The two ringleaders of the proposed rebellion have been condemned at Black River, the one to be hanged, the other to transportation. 

The plot was discovered by the overseer of Lyndhurst Penn (a Frenchman from St. Domingo) observing an uncommon concourse of stranger negroes to a child's funeral, on which occasion a hog was roasted by the father. 

Ojukwu Never Wanted To Secede From Nigeria Until...Nnamdi Azikiwe Was Fully Part Of Biafra -- Fmr. Biafran Soldier's Revelation

Angered by the distortion of the Igbo and more particularly, Biafran history, where Ojukwu was mischievously painted hugely a valien and the mastermind of the Massacre of Biafrans for his stiff-necked believe and self-serving vision of secession, and make-chief tales that Nnamdi Azikiwe distanced himself from the Biafran war, Peter Opara, the a Gallant Biafran Soldier who was amongst the survivor soldiers from the Biafran extraction, revealed it all on the 2nd of October, 2014.

Ojukwu Never Wanted To Secede From Nigeria Until...Nnamdi Azikiwe Was Fully Part Of Biafra -- Fmr. Biafran Soldier's Revelation

Angered by the distortion of the Igbo and more particularly, Biafran history, where Ojukwu was mischievously painted hugely a valien and the mastermind of the Massacre of Biafrans for his stiff-necked believe and self-serving vision of secession, and make-chief tales that Nnamdi Azikiwe distanced himself from the Biafran war, Peter Opara, the a Gallant Biafran Soldier who was amongst the survivor soldiers from the Biafran extraction, revealed it all on the 2nd of October, 2014.

The 1969 Incidet Where Biafrans And British Officials Confronted In Canada

"Canada September 16, 1969. Biafra supporters confronted British foreign Secretary, Michael Stewart on his one day visit to Toronto, The Canadian press became hostile to British policy and the Canadian prime minister questioned after it was revealed that Britian had been backing Nigeria's blockade on biafra, and subsequent starvation of biafrans, this was seen as an attempt by Nigeria government and Britain to annihilate Biafrans.

The 1949 Speech Where Nnamdi Azikiwe Proved His Oratory Genius, Educated Colonial Powers

Have you ever wondered why he was chosen to represent Nigeria in nearly all the conferences in the fight agianst colonial rule? Nnamdi Azikiwe was a symbol of a mystical orator whose words pierce the strongest of hearts and penetrates the stiffest of minds.

Igbo Resistance To Colonial Invasion..A Revelation Of History

This is partly why the British hated Ndigbo all through the time of colonisation  and hardly favoured them in even telling the real truth and facts of Igbo story. Ndigbo gave them the stiffest of all oppositions. 

The fight against the colonial invaders on the part of Nidgbo, demonstrated the real nature of Ndigbo which is hostile and a strong antedote to oppression, subjugation and any form of dehumanisation. The Igbo people were surely up to stand against the invasion of colonial thieves though, technically, they were overwhelmed.

The Beauty And Preciousness Of Igbo Hairstyles

For the entirety of the recallable history of the Igbo, the group of hairstyles know in various dialects as ‘isi owu’ or ‘isi eri’ have been quintessential of the hairstyling traditions of Igbo women of all ages. Translating to “the hairstyle of thread”, isi owu is made primarily with either ‘eri roba’ (rubber thread) or ‘eri isi’ (natural thread) and could be fashioned into hundreds of ornate styles meant for aesthetic purposes as well as for the stimulation of healthy and natural hair growth.

Read 1902 Article Of William And Charles Chambers...And See How Ndigbo Are The Greatest Technocrats

Often some unscrupulous persons tend to distort the history of Igbo innovative and inventive gestures and skills. Even the colonial masters tried but they, as this article reveals from the starting paragraph, failed to overlook the marvelling potentials and ingenuity of these great people, the Igbo people.

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"The Igbo: Ancient Blacksmiths, Merchants And Chemists 

Igbo Life In The Seventies...The Hard Life Of Ndigbo After The Nigerian-Biafran War (Part Five)

It is a wonder how we suffered the most gruesome and severe hostilities, drepresion, loss, desolation, degradation in what stands as one of the most intense civil wars the world has ever witnessed, yet Ndigbo have risen to become the greatest ahead of the purported "winners" of the war who hardly lost anything.

Is is not a wonder that the Igbo land that was made desolate and completely ravaged by the Nigerian forces during the war, is home to the most beautiful houses in the country?

Read Amazing Revelations Of Igbo Slaves...Reasons They Were Hated And Loved By American Slave Masters

This article unclads historic facts of the circumstances that surrounded the behaviour and preferences of American colonial masters on Igbo slaves.

The article to a large extent, reveals the actual nature, identity and life of Ndigbo which is very hostile and repugnant to slavery and any form of subjugation and oppression.

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While the Igbo/Biafran contribution to the British trade in slaves was disproportionately high, the demand for them in the New World varied. In fact, some parts of the North America preferred not to import Igbo captives.

"Suffering Is The Label Of Our Tribe"...Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe Inspiring Address To Igbos In 1949 On Self-Determination

 

On June 25, the Oracle of Nigeria Independence and Freedom, Legend of our common history, gathered his Igbo brothers and sisters to sell out the fredom fight.

Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Owelle Onitsha Nke Mbu N'ala Igbo, mounted on to the platform to dispense his Charismatic, Oratory genuis in view to persuade Umu-Igbo to join in the fight for Nigerian emancipation and self-determination, highlighting the allergic nature of Ndi-Igbo to slavery, subjugation, intimidation and other attendant forces that cage human freedom.

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