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My Dear Tribalist

This Arguement has been on long before Nigeria’s independence. It seemed to climax during the Biafran War/ Nigerian Civil War, after that it just became something we all “got used to.” Whether it is the argument that “Yorubas are dirty”, “Igbos are Money-centric”, “Hausas are dull” or even “Edos are all witches” we have all heard them before. 342 more words

Nigeria

Elephant shit.

I thought it would be nice to start this blog off with one of my favorite short stories written by yours truly.

                                                         Elephant shit

The smell of elephant dung and blood lingers in the stiff air, attracting a multitude of mosquitoes. 402 more words

Vocabulary Lesson #2

Well, I haven’t quite achieved my goal of being able to converse in Pidgin, but I have picked up some key phrases in Pidgin and Igbo over the last few weeks. 173 more words

her reading: Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

So, I am a faithful listener of two podcasts in particular: The Read and Neck Of The Woods.  Crissle from The Read began a book club and the first book we are reading is Americanah by Adichie; the self-proclaimed feminist writer and literary giant.   783 more words

She Said...

“I dey Serve”. The Igbo way.

‘Ebuka, who gave you that trouser? Where did you get it from?’. A question you usually expect to hear a suspicious mother asking her daughter, is the kind of question you hear a boss squeeling at his apprentice in some Igbo Men shop..lol… 517 more words

Gists

Tribalist

Recently, my friends and even my dad have resulted to calling me tribalist based on my beliefs and my continued upholding of my Igbo people. At first, I used to get offended when people referred to me as tribalist, but frankly now I can not be bothered, because I know I am not a tribalist in the sense that I bring other tribes down. 748 more words

MASSOB leader warns Igbo resident in north to return home

ONITSHA—The leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has again warned Ndigbo resident in any part of northern Nigeria to relocate to Igboland with immediate effect to avoid falling victim to the raging Boko Haram insurgency in the …