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Some tribal gods of southern Nigeria

Jacob U. Egharevba

Some tribal gods of southern Nigeria

by Jacob U. Egharevba

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago, Joseph Regenstein Library, Dept. of Photoduplication, 1971. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

Statementby Jacob U. Egharevba.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40839 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1827796M
LC Control Number89894926

Full text of "Tribalism in Nigeria" See other formats NO. 1 SIX PENCE TRIBALISM IN NIGERIA BY I. O. AKUNNETO Founder & Director of the Ibohayo Youth League (Nigeria) California IBOHAYO YOUTH LEAGUE legional ANTI-TRIBALISM PAMPHLETS 'acility West African Printing Co. E. B. GOO Tribalism in Nigeria C \LfSM is the state of existence in sepcrate tribes of a feeling of love for one's . Montzalee’s review assured me, “The Black God's Drums by P. Djeli Clark is a fascinating alternative history/world where there is more steampunk but also tribal gods are real.” Carol’s review keyed on, “Creeper a street orphan (and narrator) in the polyglot city of New Orleans/5.

Nigeria is a country in West Africa. With a population of million people, Nigerians form the seventh largest nation in the world. The collection of folktales from Nigeria consists of one book with 40 folktales collected from Southern Nigeria. Nigeria’s ancient indigenous traditions continue to adapt and survive, though they also continue to be challenged by religious and political forces that seek to diminish their power. There are countless of these traditions in Nigeria, but the number of practitioners is difficult to determine, and is probably underestimated because religious identity numbers do not account for the many.

An African Chief Explains Tribalism. One of the tribal groups in Nigeria numbers as many as eight million people—more than the entire population of Austria or Chile or Sweden, not to mention. : Life in Southern Nigeria: The Magic, Beliefs and Customs of the Ibibio Tribe (Cass Library of African Studies. General Studies,) (): Talbot, Percy Amaury: BooksCited by:


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Deities of the Igbo Religion. Sources. Roots. The origins of the Igbo, like those of many other ethnic groups in West Africa, are shrouded in best historical evidence produces two conflicting interpretations.

One group of scholars, including Elizabeth Isichei, claims that the Igbo are original to the place where the majority of them still live, southeastern Nigeria. Life Early life. Egharevba was born in Idanre, Ondo State, His father was related to Ohenmwen, Iyase of Benin and his mother, Okunzuwa was the granddaughter of Ogie Ezomo I.

His father was a trader but died in Egharevba spent part of his early childhood at the residence of his aunt in Idanre. His education was brief and irregular, he spent a year at St James' CMS School, Ibadan in The City of Benin: Benin,Benin law and custom: Benin,some stories of Ancient Benin: Benin,some tribal gods of Southern Nigeria: Benin, / Jacob U.

Egharevba Kraus Reprint Nendeln (Liechtenstein) Australian/Harvard Citation. Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and has one of the largest aggregation of ethnic groups in are more than Nigerian tribes and among the largest include Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, Yoruba, Ijaw, Kanuri, Annang, Tiv, Ibibio, Etsako, and : Emeka Chigozie.

Jacob U. Egharevba, The City of Benin, Benin Law and Custom, Some Stories of Ancient Benin, [and] Some Tribal Gods of Southern Nigeria (Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprints, ).

Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen, Le Mythe Cosmogonique (Paris: Institut d’Ethnologie, ). Author of A short history of Benin, Concise lives of the famous Iyases of Benin, [12 works], Some stories of ancient Benin, The city of Benin, Benin,Concise lives of the famous Iyases of Benin ; Benin games and sports ; Who does not speak his native language is lost ; Bini titles ; The murder of Imaguero and tragedy of Idah War ; Marriage of the princesses of Benin ; The origin of Benin.

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They speak Spanish in Cuba, Portuguese in Brazil. Eartha Kitt has recorded a hymn to the Yoruba god, Shango, who is an important figure in the voodoo religion of Haiti, alongside Ogun and other Yoruba gods.

Introduction. African mythology covers a vast area. The African continent includes so many countries, regions, languages, tribes, cultures and crossovers that the sheer diversity of prevailing Gods would seem overwhelming if there weren’t a few handy shortcuts. NIGERIAN TRIBES AND THEIR NAMES FOR GOD (Different Langauges) As a multi-ethnic nation, Nigeria encompasses diverse ethnic backgrounds.

And since ethnic diversity creates avenue for many other differences, it is never a surprising event that almost each Nigerian tribe has its specific name for God, which brought the topic Nigerian tribes and their names for [ ]. The top 10 books about Nigeria I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of the prejudices around Nigeria, and make readers think about Britain's imperial legacy in a new : Barnaby Phillips.

The myth or origin of the Hausas began with the story of a man (Bayajidda) who ran away from the east to escape his fathers fury. and stumbled on some people that happened to be the today Hausa. The people (the Hausas) were Guarded (according to the myth) by a sacred snake that prevented them from getting water from their stream six days a week.

The Creation of Tribalism in Southern Africa Hardcover – March 1, See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 6 Used from $ A New Political Philosophy for Nigeria and Other African Countries, Babajuma, Malomo.

Nigeria, My Beloved Country, Barkindo, Bawuro M. Studies in the History of Kano, Central Intelligence Agency. CIA World Fact BookEllah, Francis J. Ali-Ogba: A. Tyrell's work remains among the most important historical documentation of tribal life in Southern Africa. The book contains both B&W and full color illustration of tribal costumes as well as description of the meaning by tribe of wearing these costumes.

Foreword by George G. Campbell, Chancellor of the University of Natal. Goddess name "Ala" Ibo / eastern Nigeria, West Africa: Chthonic fertility goddess. A popular deity who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead (which rest in her womb).

Her temple is the Mbari which contains a cult statue depicting the goddess seated with a child in her arms and adorned with the crescent is flanked by attendant deities. Tribalism influences many spheres of social life – for instance, quite often competent workers is overlooked because of their tribal identity.

There are a lot of causes which contribute to the unfortunate tendency of tribalism in Nigeria. Here, we will list some primary ones. The Gods and Goddesses. Adroa Other Names: "God in the sky", God on Earth", Creator God, River God. Location: The Lugbara of Zaire and Uganda.

Description: He is pictured as tall and white with only half of his body visible. Rules Over: Social order, law, death. Akuj Location: The Turkana of Kenya. Rules Over: Divination.

Ala Other Names: Ale, Ane. The Protectorate of Southern Nigeria, created inincluded Igboland. In addition to their gods, the Igbo believe in a variety of spirits whose good will depends on treating them well. igbo is very cool and iterresting and i like it a lott and we are readfing a book with igbo people and i think its very cool and i like what my class.

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Using photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have their own comic book series.The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that includes various ethnic religions.

Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in an amount of higher and lower gods, sometimes including a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic and traditional.