Anambra Personality Profile: Dr Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili

Anambra Personality Profile: Dr Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili

  As we start up this series to help celebrate the strives and success of Ndi Anambra both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora, it is best we celebrate an icon in the Nigeria political and economy circle. She is none other than the very articulate and agile Dr. Mrs Obiageli ‘Katryn’ Ezekwesili. Obiageli Ezekwesili popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili hails from Ukpor in Nnewi South LGA, Anambra State of Nigeria. She obtained her Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. She later traveled to…

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The Revival of Igbo Language and Culture

The Revival of Igbo Language and Culture

The Revival of Igbo Language and Culture So much has been said and written by Igbo elites in recent times about the alarming decline in spoken Igbo language by Ndigbo themselves and the possible extinction of the language in the nearest  future. The Igbo language is one of the three major languages recognized by law or convention in Nigeria. It is a matter of deep regret, however, that only little efforts seem to have been made to stem the dangerous tide that is currently eroding the cherished Igbo Language and…

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Igbo Genetically Ancient Biblical Jews, Not Modern Jews –Njemanze

Igbo Genetically Ancient Biblical Jews, Not Modern Jews –Njemanze

Igbo Genetically Ancient Biblical Jews, Not Modern Jews –Njemanze It could be said that Prof. Philip Chidi Njemanze has encyclopedic knowledge of science and history. Cerebral and controversial, he is a medical doctor, clinician and researcher in neurocardiology and neuroscience. In this interview, Njemanze, chairman of the International Institutes of Advanced Research and Training, Chidicon Medical and Diagnostic Center, Owerri, Imo State, made profound revelations about the Igbo, Nigeria and elsewhere. Your book, Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life, posits that the architects of ancient civilisations were found in…

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The Primacy of Culture in Fashion

The Primacy of Culture in Fashion

The Primacy of Culture in Fashion by Acho Orabuchi Some years back, I was asked to be a keynote speaker at a public school in Dallas holding its International Cultural/Fashion Carnival. At this particular school, many countries were represented, including Nigeria. The school resembled a model United Nations. Here are the excerpts of my address: Parents, teachers, students, and community leaders: Good evening! Thank you for coming. On the very morning I was asked to be the keynote speaker at the event, my immediate reaction was what am I going…

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