LIFESTYLE

“OSU” (DICHOTOMY IN IGBO LAND)

Who is an Osu in Igbo Community? For Achebe (1994:156) An Osu, is a person dedicated to a god, a thing set apart, a taboo forever and his children after him. Dike (2007:12) defined an Osu as an outcast, a person whose ancestors were sacrificed or dedicated to the local deity in the Igbo Community… Continue reading “OSU” (DICHOTOMY IN IGBO LAND)

LIFESTYLE

IGBO AND ANCESTORS

The ancestors have special place among the Igbo people. They are given their due honour and respect among the people and community. The primary duty of the ancestors is to guide and promote the welfare of the people/community members. In Igbo worldview, it is believed communion and communication go on between the dead ancestors and… Continue reading IGBO AND ANCESTORS

LIFESTYLE

REACTION TO THE GOD DELUSIONS BY RICHARD DAWKINS

As a Christian, reading books by unbelievers especially by self confessed Atheist Richard Dawkins is like walking on fire to see what happens. It always makes one question everything they believe in while wondering if they should join the other side of the divide. For me, my curiousity of what's out there (especially when it… Continue reading REACTION TO THE GOD DELUSIONS BY RICHARD DAWKINS

HAIR

COMPLETE WASHDAY ROUTINE FOR NATURALISTAS

We've all agreed that natural hair beautiful and versatile; but it  should be adequately taken care of. The internet is filled with many things but in the midst of 'the sea', it is sometimes hard to catch a fish. In this post, I will guide you through on how to wash your hair properly. Being… Continue reading COMPLETE WASHDAY ROUTINE FOR NATURALISTAS

LIFESTYLE

REINCARNATION: FROM AN IGBO MAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Why are so many Igbo people drawn to reincarnation? Why do the Igbos believe in a supposed transmigration at death of the soul of a human being into a new person? Reincarnation is found in many ancient cultures and belief system which gives nod to rebirth/metempsychosis. It was upheld by Greek Historic figures, such as Pythagoras,… Continue reading REINCARNATION: FROM AN IGBO MAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Beauty · Product Review

THE 3 BEST HAIR REMOVAL CREAMS

Many women have hair removal as part of their beauty routine. For me, it's a ritual I must observe once a month because it leaves my skin, soft and clear. Hair removal creams are very easy to use. I normally use a spatula to apply the cream on my body, wait a few minutes and… Continue reading THE 3 BEST HAIR REMOVAL CREAMS

LIFESTYLE

THE CHURCH AND “OZO” TITLE

The Nze na Ozo are seen as the highest and most important religious and social group in the Igbo society of southeast Nigeria. In Igbo land, to become Ozo means that the title holder is now an “Nze” implying living spirit and an Ancestor. Generally for people in Igbo land, it’s a symbol of prominence… Continue reading THE CHURCH AND “OZO” TITLE

Beauty

HOW TO HAVE FLAWLESS SKIN IN 4 WEEKS

Having flawless skin is not reserved for celebrities or rich people alone. Flawless skin is a proof of good health and also a sign of beauty. Most times, people raise valid questions about the practicality of achieving flawless skin which is the purpose of this post. Having flawless skin even as a low-income earner is… Continue reading HOW TO HAVE FLAWLESS SKIN IN 4 WEEKS

HAIR

ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS FOR NATURAL HAIR

Natural hair is beautiful and versatile. It has many wow factors that are undeniable. Many people wonder how to join this movement but are at loss at which products to use. If you are one of those who recently realized that natural hair is beautiful and will like to nurture your hair in it's natural… Continue reading ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS FOR NATURAL HAIR