Nchaka Festival

The sesame to a half-year of festivity! Nchaka or new yam celebration may be regarded as the sesame to a half-year of festivity and merry-making. Nchaka marks the end of the farming season. The first part of the celebration is known as the “Female” Nchaka , which...
Posted On 01 Jun 2014
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Ogba View of Cosmogony

 The Ogba ancestors divided the earth into two parts, which they called “Oru” and “Igmo“ respectively. By the former term, Ogbas referred to riverine people. By the latter, they meant inhabitants of the hinterland. Both parts represented to them the whole world,...
Posted On 23 Dec 2010
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New Yam Festival of Ogba Kingdom

 Egwu Ogba festival (New Yam festival) is an annual celebration of the people of Ogba Kingdom, during this period, the people try very hard to give peace and love a chance devoid of any sort of political undertone. It is a period of giving and sharing with fellow family members...
Posted On 16 May 2010
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Culture & Tradition

  Land: Ogbas regard their land with sincere veneration, as befits a great, mysterious deity whose favors yields rich harvests and whose anger causes famine, discords and plague just like the ancient Egyptian belief. Ogba “law” and unwritten moral code deal with such matters...
Posted On 16 May 2010
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