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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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An Overview of Ebonyi State

Posted on Sep 27, 2013

The Ebonyi story reads much like the text of a modern epic. It is the story of a people who found themselves at the receiving end of history and their heroic efforts to change the debilitating circumstances of their existence by taking their destiny in their own hands.

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Childbirth in Traditional Edda Society

Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Excerpts from “Edda Heritage” by Egbebu Liberal Movement December 30, 2009The ultimate goal of marriage is procreation. When this is not...

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The Mythology of Yam (Ji) in Afikpo (Ehugbo)

Posted on Sep 21, 2013

By Chief Gabriel Anigo Agwo July 22, 2009The New Yam Festival (Ikeji) day in Afikpo marks the beginning of the traditional New Year. It is...

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Calculation of Days and Months in Ishiagu Traditional Calendar Year and Activities within Each Calendar Month

Posted on Sep 20, 2013

By Chief Sir Eugene Udeogu Anyata December 13, 2009 In Ishiagu traditional society, the reckoning of months and year is agriculturally...

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The Concise History of Ozizza

Posted on Jul 21, 2013

Ozizza is located at the northeastern border of Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. It is bounded on the East by the...

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Amasiri Origin, People and Culture

Posted on Jul 17, 2013

Amasiri is a town in Afikpo North Local Government Area under Amasiri Development Centre. The original settlers migrated from the...

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