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Tribal Marks: The Beauty of African Culture, Symbol of Recognition

Tribal Marks: The Beauty of African Culture, Symbol of Recognition

African tribal marks are traditional scarifications or facial markings that have been used for centuries by various ethnic groups across Africa. These marks are specific to each tribe and serve different purposes, including identification, lineage, beauty, and rites of passage. Tribal marks are made by cutting the skin with a sharp object like a knife...

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Urhobo Traditional Attires

Urhobo Traditional Attires

The Urhobo people are an ethnic group in Nigeria, particularly in the Delta State. They have a rich culture and tradition, including unique traditional attire. The traditional attire of the Urhobo people consists of the following: 1. Wrapper: Both men and women wear a wrapper called “Akwa-Ocha” or “Akapo” made of traditional woven fabric. The...

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Igbo Akwa Ocha

Igbo Akwa Ocha

Igbo Akwa ocha, also known as the “white cloth” ceremony, is a traditional event celebrated by the Igbo people of Nigeria during important occasions such as weddings, funerals, and chieftaincy title ceremonies. It is a unique aspect of Igbo culture that showcases their rich heritage and cultural identity. Here are some aspects that make Igbo...

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Festivals in Nigeria

Festivals in Nigeria

We’re exploring new yam festival widely celebrated by the Igbo culture in southeastern Nigeria. The New Yam Festival, also known as Iri Ji or Iwa Ji, is a significant cultural event celebrated by the Igbo ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria. It is an annual harvest festival that takes place between August and October, depending on...

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The Ika Tribe: Guardians of Heritage

The Ika Tribe: Guardians of Heritage

Ika is a well-recognized tribe found in the North West of Delta State, Nigeria. It is a tribe that shares borders with neighboring tribes such as the UKwuani, Aniocha, and Esane with the Edos. Up till 1991, the Ika people could only be found in a single local government called the Ika Local Government. However,...

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The Anioma Tribe – Blessed with a rich cultural heritage deeply rooted in traditional values and customs

The Anioma Tribe – Blessed with a rich cultural heritage deeply rooted in traditional values and customs

The Anioma people are a sub-Delta group belonging to the Igbo community. They comprise nine local governments and communicate in various languages, including Enu-ani, Ika, and Ukwuani. While predominantly situated in Delta, the Anioma people also reside in surrounding towns such as Edo State, Anambra State, Imo State, Rivers State, and others. Anioma encompasses multiple...

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Vibrant and diverse culture of Agbor Tribe

Vibrant and diverse culture of Agbor Tribe

The Agbor tribe, located in the Delta State of Nigeria, is the largest and most cosmopolitan tribe of the Ika Nation in the Ika South Local Government. Agbor is renowned for its rich traditional and cultural heritage. The Agbor people trace their origin to the ancient Benin Kingdom, where they migrated during the 18th century...