Maduako's children were still very young when he died and his young wife had no reasonable means of livelihood and as such could not shoulder the cost of the funeral burden of her dead husband. But the husband must be given his rites of passage. One of the two plots of land belonging to the […]
As I sat with my mother's people in the compound of one of the best sons-in-law any parent could ever wish for, to perform the final and the most important aspect of the funeral rites of my cousin, Mrs Ngozi Akachukwu, I couldn't help feeling nostalgic on how things used to be and how a […]
My good friends and ardent readers, please forgive me if I appear too explicit in this piece. I need to be, to enable me give effect to the points I want to convey.
We were all pensive and full of rage as Mrs. Nwadinume Ukandu was being buried with none of her two children in attendance. Her relations had decided to arrange a low keyed funeral service and ceremony for her formalin discolourated corpse that had stayed in the mortuary for over 13 months. The husband's brother had […]
The simple reasons why Naira has appreciated against US Dollar in the past few days are not far fetched. The main reason is the FG's increased earnings of dollars from the sale of increased volume of crude oil following its successful mediation efforts in the Nigeria's delta region.
My people had nothing like chieftaincy title or a "chief" or anybody so designated before 1900s when the expeditionary Major Moorehouse arrived Nnewi after conquering most of the Igbo mainlands.