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Ekumeku: How this Igbo group resisted British domination for 30 years

The Ekumeku Movement Explained During Britain’s colonisation of Nigeria, one of the most prolonged and drawn-out conflicts was against the… Read More »Ekumeku: How this Igbo group resisted British domination for 30 years

FACT FILES: Arochukwu + the Aro Confederacy (Igbo History)

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.

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