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August 18, 2018

Youths felicitate with Igwe of Orlu

Youths felicitate with Igwe of Orlu

…As he celebrates New Yam Festival Youths from the Orlu Autonomous Community in Orlu L.G.A, under the leadership of Mr. Ugonna Enyinnaya as Chairman and Engr. Austine Nwadike as the Vice Chairman, have felicitated with the Traditional Ruler of the Community, HRM Eze Patrick Acholonu, Igwe the XI of Orlu Ancient Kingdom. In a message, the Public Relations Officer, Comrade Udechi Francis Jnr., they described the 2017 Iri Ji Orlu as a unique one, which was well organized by the Committee set up by the traditional ruler. The statement referred to the people of Orlu as a community with a…

No power in the Shrines of Petty gods – Bishop Ukwuoma

  …As He Marks the 2015 New Yam Festival The Catholic Bishop of Orlu, Most Rev. Augustine Ukwuoma said that every power belongs to God and there is no other power that can supersede God’s power. The bishop who stated this while speaking at the celebration of his 2015 new yam festival held at the diocesan Secretariat Complex Orlu, noted that God is the maker of all things and all that he made are under his care, including human beings and that was why he answers us whenever we pray. He added that lands and crops are among the things…

THE MENACE OF MASQUERADES (MMANWU) IN IGBO LAND

Many people interweave or interchange culture and Tradition of the people. The truth is that Culture and Tradition are distinctively different in meaning and characterization. While culture is what a people are known for, Tradition is an evolution of what happened to a people overtime out of circumstance or happenstance. Example of tradition of the people abound. The Israelites started celebrating Passover as a result of what happened to them as they were leaving Egypt for the promised land. The  Muslims are celebrating Id- el-fitr to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting Ide-Malaud to remember birth of prophet Mohammed….