Event: The Big Igbo Munch

This September Okwu ID is hosting the Big Igbo Munch, an event to celebrate and enjoy Nigerian/Igbo food. Come with an open mind and an empty belly! The day will feature stalls offering typical items of food and some with a twist, ever tried Nutella filled puff puff, vegan or salmon pies? We’ll also be […]

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Ino uwa: Reincarnation

INO UWA: Igbo traditional worldview reveals that the journey that man makes in a lifetime and after his death is cyclical. This is known as the life cycle.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀In contrast with the Christian religion, there is no idea of eschatology, when all will go to eternal God for judgement as Christians have it. There are […]

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Iguafo Igbo: Igbo Calendar

Do you know which Igbo day of the week you were born on? The four days which make up the native week in Igboland are namely; Eke, Orie, Afo, Nkwo. (From which many Igbo names are derived). Igbo people farm for only three days and rests on the fourth day. Eke is usually the holy […]

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