Onugbu (Bitterleaf) Soup Is An Anambra Delicacy – Amara Vicks

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Umunne m na umunna m, the long awaited ‪#‎SOUP‬ is finally here. As Almighty WHO say red meat no good for us again, the soup had to be made with afò anų (shaki or tripe) and ųkwų efi (cow leg). Mrs Vicks had to be up around 5:00 AM to make this specialty, going between getting the little...

Head Tie: An Ornamental Head Covering Or Fashion Accessory Among Nigerian Women

(NIGERIA MOMENT). A head tie is a common women's cloth head scarf in many parts of Africa including Nigeria. Head tie ia huge part of Igbo women fashion. It is used for the traditional head covering used among most women and could be great part of their fashion.   Its uses or meaning may vary and depends on the country or tribe religion of...

Hair Styling: Crochet Braid by Angels Beauty

(NIGERIA MOMENT) "Crochet braid on my beautiful daughter. Like mother like daughter" Angels Beauty                   For your different kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Igbo Vegetable Soup Cooked With Ugu (Fluted Pumpkin Leaf)

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Just finished cooking soup. Who cares to eat?" - Nnenna Kalu Igbo vegetable soup is a traditional Nigerian soup made with assorted meats, seafood and vegetable, in this case called Ugu fluted pumpkin.Ugu is the name for the fluted pumpkin leaf, which is grown in Nigeria and other tropical African countries. The ugu leaf is also called ikong ubong...

Hair Styling: Twisted Up Do

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "My beautiful BFF rocking her hair Twisted Up do" - Nina Angel For your different kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Hair Styling : Twist Braid

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Had so much fun slaying this twist. This my beautiful babe is so down to earth. We killed it with Nigeria movie" - Nina Angel                         For Different Kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair. 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Okija Association UK Holds 2015 Convention In London

The Women Wing of Okija United Kingdom exhibiting the Okija cultural  dance during the Inauguration and Award night event held at SELBY CENTRE NW LONDON on 5th September 2015. The event was to project Okija town and Okija UK association to the world, about our association and our willingness to partner with any group with the same vision for...

How Much Respect Do You Show Igbos? – Ena Ofugara

(NIGERIA MOMENT). I (Ena Ofugara) am not Igbo. I am proud of my Urhobo. However, as a student of history, I wish to show just what these great people came/come against and yet thrive. Okay, the incessant killings in the North will be glossed over so as to make this article not overly long. The civil war will also not be...

Col. Robert Akonobi Urges Igbo Parents To Reduce Bride Price – by Vanguard

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Vanguard News reports about the customary marriage rites and bribe price in Igboland Awka - Former Military governor of old Anambra State, Col. Robert Akonobi (rtd), has pleaded with Igbo parents to reduce the bride price of their daughters so that ‘’our young boys can marry them.” “To me, this topic (bride price) has been dealt with in the past...

Home Made Nigerian Food: Igbo Egusi Soup From Old Bende

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Real home made Nigerian food from Old Bende. Egusi soup with ugu (vegetable), dried fish, smoked fish, stock fish, periwinkle, achi, goat meat, and other condiments such as palm oil, onions, salt, pepper, and local seasonings. It is best for lunch and/or dinner. Served with pounded yam or garri prepared with hot water. Semolina and farina may also go...

Igbo Children in Finland (video)

(NIGERIA MOMENT) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohu2E4slCVE] "When a child knows exactly who he is and where his roots are, he is better armed to rule the world. This video depicts the activities of the Igbo Union of Finland towards empowering their children culturally." - Ike Chima

Bon Appetit: Buffet Dinner at the Igbere Banquet

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Los Angeles - Food is part of the culture of every society. How it is served is something else. Buffet dinner at Igbere Convention (www.ipaiinc.org). Buffet is a meal consisting of food, refreshments, etc., laid out on tables or buffets from which guests or customers serve themselves.  A dinner is the main meal of the day, eaten in the evening...

Party Music Video: Imara Nma Okorobia, Oche Eze Kwerelagi!

Bongo Owerri Music:  Ejima Ngokpala Chinedu and Chimuanya. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrPDCj3RWJc The music was used to usher in the President of Igbere Progressive Association International, Mr. Saul Onyeuku during the banquet and fund raising event at Hilton Hotel, Houston.

Breakfast: Most Important Meal of the Day?

(Nigeria Moment). Los Angeles - "The most important meal of the day is breakfast", according to nutritional experts, citing studies that find that people who skip breakfast are disproportionately likely to have problems with concentration, metabolism, and weight. Generally described as the first meal taken after rising from a night's sleep, most often eaten in the early morning before undertaking the...

Nigerians Rock Osita Osadebe’s Music in Houston

(IPAI). Houston - Nigerians of Igbo extraction and their friends rock the old school high life music of the legendary Stephen Osita Osadebe during the Igbere banquet and funds raising party held at the Hilton Hotel, Houston.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP7szW9_uxc

Igbere War Dance

IPAI: Igbere War Dance, traditionally called "Ikperikpe Ogu ndi Igbere" or "Iri Agha ndi Igbere" is one of the core traditions of Igbere people in Igbo land. It symbolizes many aspects of the people's life including celebration of heroism and bravery. The war dance started as a way of commemorating victory in war. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91CPv8nqohA Ikperikpe is now exhibited world wide as it...

Nigerian Girls Dance

(IPAI). Los Angeles - Nigerian girls of Igbo extraction showcased their talents and culture by performing traditional young girls dance known as "Egwu Umuagbogho" during the Igbere Convention 2011 in Los Angeles. Featuring: Ugonma Ogbonnaya, Nnenna Awa, Ori Awa, Nneoma Eke, Esther Igu, Jennifer Imaa, Ngwanma Onyeuku, Chinasa Ogbureke, Onyinyechi Ogomaka, Erinma Ogbureke, and Co..... Directed By: Dr. (Mrs.) Chinyere Awa. ------------ Related Video...

Kola nut in Igboland

(IPAI) Los Angeles - One of the most important things in the Igbo land is kola nut. The nut is a large seed kernel is highly valued in Igbere community as it is part and parcel of every occasion. These seeds must be opened by a man and with a knife. The symbolic cultural process involves three main steps: (a) The...