Dec 2017 – Okwu ID hosted the 1st Young Igbo Forum (London UK) the question elaborated in this video: Has the rise of Christianity amongst the Igbos come at the expense of Igbo (Nigerian) culture?
Okwu ID provide a crash course in Igbo history starting with a look at Arochukwu and the Aro Confederacy
So, What exactly is Arochukwu and what was the Aro confederacy?
Arochukwu and the Aro Confederacy
Arochukwu is a town situated in modern-day Abia State, an Igbo state located in south-eastern Nigeria. The town is positioned close to the waters of the bight of Biafra and the country Cameroon.
Arochukwu is an important historic town in Igboland, it is the home of the Aro people, an Igbo subgroup that dominated south-eastern Nigeria throughout the 18th and 19th century.
In this video panelists Chimkasi (representing Imo State) and Mark (representing Anambra State) square it off in a cook-off! Each contestant chooses to cook their Nigerian Dish of choice in the ultimate battle of the sexes!