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Nzuko Edda Celebration in Virginia, USA

Posted on Dec 14, 2013

In 2012, Edda sons and daughters from various states in the United States of America gathered in Staunton, Virginia for the annual Nzuko Edda Celebration. The event featured a picnic, visit to a cave, tour of the...

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The Polity in Traditional Edda Society (Part 3 of 3)

Posted on Dec 13, 2013

As the highest body in the hierarchy of Edda political organization, the Clan Assembly (Nzuko Edda) meets less frequently than the other assemblies and is open to representatives of each of the seventy-two villages in Edda, no matter how small.

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The Polity in Traditional Edda Society (Part 2 of 3)

Posted on Dec 13, 2013

Like at the compound and village levels, the Ezeogo does not take decisions arbitrarily and decisions – by consensus – are announced to the town through the Royal Messenger who beat the “Ikpirikpe” (Igba) round the villages . . .

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The Polity in Traditional Edda Society (Part 1 of 3)

Posted on Dec 11, 2013

The political, social and religious organizations of the Edda cannot be delineated clearly, and they originate from the compound (Ezi) through the village (Ogo) to the town/village group and clan (Edda) levels.

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Ezeogoship in Edda Society

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

Unlike most other parts of Igbo land and like in areas such as Onitsha in Anambra State, the “Ezeogoship” (Kingship) is hereditary in Edda. However, heredity is not necessarily from father to son.

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New Yam Festival in Unwana: A Man Pouring Libation (Video)

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

This video shows a man pouring libation during the New Yam Festival in Unwana, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

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Ebonyi Local Government Elections of 2013

Posted on Oct 6, 2013

The Local Government elections of October 5, 2013 has come and gone. Based on...

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