IGBO HISTORY: 1929 ABA WOMEN'S RIOTS
Dec 2017 – Okwu ID hosted the 1st Young Igbo Forum (London UK) the question elaborated in this video: Was Nigeria designed by the British to fail? Is it a model that needs to be scrapped?
Dec 2017 – Okwu ID hosted the 1st Young Igbo Forum (London UK) the question elaborated in this video: Does Nigeria’s dysfunction exist by colonial design or is our dysfunction reflective of something deeper within the African psyche?
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.