2 edition of Facts about Arochukwu in general and the centenary celebration found in the catalog.
Facts about Arochukwu in general and the centenary celebration
S. O. Onwukwe
|LC Classifications||DT515.9.A74 O578 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p. :|
|Number of Pages||16|
|LC Control Number||2006398237|
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Etymology. Arochukwu is one of the only cities in Igboland named after God. Though named after God, it was named this before the advent of Christianity in Igboland, stemming from the belief in one supreme being.
Aro translates as Spear and Chukwu as God. Put together this could imply Spear of y: Nigeria. Arochukwu was the headquarters of the Aro, an Igbo (Ibo) subgroup that dominated southeastern Nigeria in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was the seat of the sacred Chuku shrine, the source of a much-feared oracle (called Long Juju by the Europeans) that acted as a judge for the Igbo supreme deity (Chuku) and that, as used by Aro middlemen.
Arochukwu, sometimes referred to as Arochuku, or Aro-Okigbo, (pronounced Aruchukwu) is the third largest city in Abia state (after Aba and Umuahia) in southeastern Nigeria and homeland of the Igbo subgroup, Aro people.
It is composed of 19 villages with an overall leader called Eze Aro. Arochukwu is a principal historic town in Igboland. Atani Arochukwu Day Celebration, Facts You Should Know. It is now customary that every Christmas Day (December 25), Umu Atani from all walks of life, gather to appreciate God for the blessings of the out-going year, recommit themselves into.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Statements of authenticity and/or integrity. The Aros, centred around Arochukwu were able to manipulate their central oracle, Ibn Ukpabi (Long - Juju) in such a way, that it became the judicial machinery in every Igbo community.
The official news of Arochukwu Kingdom and its Diaspora. Aro News: Welcome to our last edition of Aro Newsour amiable Publicity Secretary General. Publicity Sec: The same Aro News. Nzuko Aro. Uzo Okobo graded Celebrations.
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The government Guest House in Arochukwu at the time I was there had long been abandoned. Fortunately for me, I went to do fieldwork in Arochukwu with my longtime Aro friend, Magnus Ugwu.
He was kind enough to accommodate me. During one of the weekends that we spent visiting with people and talking about my project, we met Mr. Oji O. Oji told Mr. Although Arochukwu is ruled by only ONE Eze, we do have three Ezes who are the representatives of the three lineages of Arochukwu.
The three Ezes: are "Eze Ibom Isii" (head of the six [Akpa] villages of Arochukwu and of the Akpa lineage), Eze Agwu (head of the Agwu lineage), and Eze Nnachi (head of the Nnachi lineage). AKWA Ibom State governor, Mr.
Udom Emmanuel, will in May next year commission a kilometre road linking Ini Local Government Area of. Cities, Towns and Villages in Abia State: Aba, Nigeria, Eluoma, Alayi, Abiriba, Umuahia, Arochukwu, Ohuhu, Umukabia, Isuikwuato, Ohafia. Arochukwu indigenes have been commended for producing many statesmen for the country.
Nigeria: Anyim Commends Arochukwu's Role In Nigerian Politics - Search. Arochukwu, sometimes referred to as Arochuku, or Aro-Okigbo, is the third largest city in Abia State in southeastern Nigeria and homeland of the.
*Explains in detail how reconstruction of Ohafia – Arochukwu road was obtained. *Reveals Julius Berger’s letter disassociating themselves from Senator Mao’s claims. Some few weeks ago, Abia State Online Media Practitioners had a one on one with Honorable Uko Nkole, House of Representative member representing Arochukwu\Ohafia Federal Constituency.
Published on Okwu ID provide a crash course in Igbo (Nigerian - African) history starting with a look at Arochukwu and the infamous Ibini Ukpabi oracle.
The Aro (Arochukwu). Arochukwu, sometimes referred to as Arochuku, or Aro-Okigbo, (pronounced Aruchukwu) is the third largest city in Abia State (after Aba and Umuahia) in southeastern Nigeria and homeland of the Igbosubgroup, Aro people. It is composed of 19 villages with an overall leader called Eze Aro.
Arochukwu is a principal historic town in Igboland. There is a Temple Complex with a Chamber Presence of God in Igboland. It is a rare and surprising find. This is because the Igboland of Nigeria is a place where every traditional village or town has sacred structures built and spaces domesticated for tutelary spirits and other divinities, but none for God--Chukwu (The Great Spirit).
The Manchester Guardian celebrated its centenary on 5 May This month we look at documents in the GNM Archive relating to the events which marked the centenary and the 50th anniversary of its Author: Jan Trott. Arochukwu is an important historic town in Igboland, it is the home of the Aro people, an Igbo subgroup that dominated south-eastern Nigeria throughout the 18th and 19th century.
[Break] The region was once the home of the sacred ‘Chukwu shrine’. People believed the shrine was the source of the much-feared oracle ‘Ibni Ukpabi’. The.
RAF College Cranwell - A Centenary Celebration Product code: AVI We Seek the Highest has been the motto of the thousands of Officer Cadets who, over ten decades, have passed through the rigorous training regime at the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire.
These facts also buttress reason for the corporate sponsorship which the festival has enjoyed in the past that had also served to validate as well as boost its draw and appeal to the indigenes in the Diaspora, who constitute a sizeable population of attendance at the celebrations.
The Aro are not new to the history books.Full text of "The Robert Browning centenary celebration at Westminster Abbey, May 7th, " See other formats THE LIBRARY o VICTORIA UNIVERSITY Toronto This Book is supplied by MESSRS. SMITH, ELDER & Co. to Booksellers on terms which will not admit of .A long time ago, when West Africa was broken into many different kingdoms, Ibinu Ukabi or the Long Juju Shrine was used to judge the perpetrators of crimes.
In the kingdom of Arochukwu, those at trial would enter the temple complex, and wander through it, ready to face the judgment of Chukwu (God).
It acted like a court, mediating the society of the old kingdom.