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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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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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Deaths and Burials in Traditional Edda Society

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Excerpts from “Edda Heritage” by Egbebu Liberal Movement December 30, 2009Death is a natural phenomenon and the dead must be buried. Along...

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Marriage in Edda: The Process

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Excerpts from “Edda Heritage” by Egbebu Liberal Movement November 15, 2009Introduction The procedure for contracting a marriage in...

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Marriage in Edda: Types of Marriage

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Excerpts from “Edda Heritage” by Egbebu Liberal Movement November 15, 2009 Introduction Marriage procedure in Edda is never carried out in...

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Edda Migration

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Excerpts from “Edda Heritage” by Egbebu Liberal Movement November 8, 2009Information on the Edda and their immediate neighbors has...

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