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Nigerian Civil War

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The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria. Biafra represented nationalist aspirat...

The Igbo valued and industry in life - Answers.com

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Hard Work ... The Igbo valued and industry in life? The Igbo valued and ... The Igbo word for "where" of the Western African origin is ebee. 1 person found this ...

Culture of Nigeria - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ...

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The Africans began to see themselves not as Hausas, Igbos, or Yorubas, but as Nigerians .... However, as petroleum production and industry began to boom in Nigeria, much of .... A wealthy political elite dominates political life in Nigeria. .... Unlike a dowry, in which the woman would bring something of material value to the ...

Yoruba Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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The others are the Igbo to the east, and the Hausa and Fulani to the north. ..... Their significance has to do with the symbolic value they reiterate for ... These items that are used in other rituals of the Yoruba life-cycle retain the same symbolic function. ..... There is a division of labor according to sex (see "Industrial Ar...

Social change and the family - UNU - United Nations University

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Changes in the late- and post-industrial era ... However, the integration of such families into modern life tends to be a long and difficult process. ... The highest family value is responsibility (Doherty 1992). ... In Coastal West Africa, the Yoruba and Ibo of Nigeria have contrasting patrilineal hierarchies, family settlement .....

Point Of Information: The Igbo And Lagos' Development- Swp Group ...

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In 1876 imports were valued at £476,813 and exports at £619,260. ... but the latter are light years ahead of the former in every sphere of life. ..... Insurance sector's contribution to economic activities in Lagos State stands at just ...

Globalization, Culture mutation and new identity: Implications for the ...

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Jan 31, 2015 ... Findings suggest that globalization dislodges Igbo culture which ... The social life of the Igbo is built on core values and ethics such as .... Giddens (1992) argues that; "In traditional societies, the past is honored and symbols are valued ..... Cultural and Informational Industries" In: Dwayne Roy Winseck ...

Africa before Transatlantic Enslavement - Understanding Slavery

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The Igbo people, who still live in Nigeria, are an example of a society that was not part of a centralised state. They ruled themselves in village communities that, ...

The rise and rise of the $5B industry called Nollywood

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Apr 6, 2015 ... Nollywood, Nigeria's film industry is booming, but lack of funding and rampant piracy holds it back. A stronger effort to improve quality, enforc...

"Playful Ethnography: Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and ...

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... and began writing in a culture that valued a playful exploration of meaning in ... in this light allows for a complex view of the novel's presentation of Igbo life, ...

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Jan 16, 2016 ... English Language has affected the life of Igbo language, especially in ... The movie industry in Nigeria (Nollywood) is equally experiencing the ... system was tampered with and was lost because they were no longer valued in ...

Igbo - Introduction, Location, Language, Folklore, Religion, Major ...

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Village life has changed considerably since the discovery of oil in Nigeria. ... Growing cities, expanding road construction, new industries, and oil exploration are creating many job opportunities. ... Another valued craft is that of the blacksmith.

Philosophical Embodiments in Igbo Music | SAGE Open

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Mar 3, 2015 ... This fascination stems from the fact that the folk music of the Igbo is a ... favor access to commercial and industrial areas of Nigeria (Ozigbo, 1999). .... of Omekagụ provide insights into life as a supreme value in the Igbo nation.