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Picture of Eze Nri, Nri Enwelana II, Obidiegwu Onyeso is placed here. NRI KINGDOM is the oldest Kingdom in Nigeria. It was founded around 900AD by the progenitor, Eri, the son of Gad. According to biblical accounts, Jacob had Leah as his wife who begot four sons for him. When  Leah noticed she had passed child-bearing age, she gave her maid...  read more

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3/29/2014      1st Igbo World Festival of Arts and Culture

Council of Igbo Speaking States in Americas [CISA] is set to host the 1st Igbo World Festival of Arts and Culture. This epoch making event which now holds on July 24,25, and 26th, 2014, at Igbo Farm Village in Staunton, Virginia, U.S.A., is the first ever festival of arts and read more »

1/28/2007      Christian Okoye starts The California Sports Hall of Fame

A son of NRI and former Kansas City Chiefs running back Christian Okoye has founded The California Sports Hall of Fame. The California Sports Hall of Fame inducted its first Hall of Fame class on January 28, 2007. Christian Okoye also serves as president of the organization. read more »

5/15/2005      SOUTHERN MISS HISTORY PROFESSOR MADE CHIEF IN NIGERIAN ROYAL LINEAGE

Hattiesburg-Universityof Southern Mississippi assistant professor of history Dr. Douglas Chambers says he doesn't expect his colleagues to treat him differently since he was made royalty by decendants of the king of an ancient African civilization. read more »

4/19/2005      Nigeria studies distinguish USM assistant professor

HATTIESBURG — An assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi has been made royalty, but he jokes that he doesn't expect any special treatment on campus. Douglas Chambers, who teaches history, has been made a traditional chief by the descendants of an ancient African civilization after he spent years read more »

3/10/2005      THE MONTEATHS OF KEP : CONFLUENCE OF IGBO, SCOTS AND CREOLE WORLDS by Maureen Warner-Lewis

The biography of Aneaso, later Archibald Monteath, is one of the few slave narratives so far recovered from the West Indies. Monteath was either Moslem, maroon, traveller, nor anti-slavery activist, categories from which Caribbean slave-narratives have come. His life-story functioned as a Moravian memoir, a sub-type of the conversion testament. read more »

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