from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a people inhabiting southeast Nigeria.
- n. The Benue-Congo language of the Igbo.
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- proper n. A people of southeast Nigeria.
- proper n. The language spoken by the Igbo people and elsewhere in southern Nigeria.
- n. A member of the Igbo people.
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- n. a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria
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For example, in Igbo, you call your older brother (and I think sister) Dede or Dede + Brother's name.
Enyi = jigong at Lofthall, fired by Halling (name means friend in Igbo)
The Yoruba and the Igbo are the domineering languages of the South, but it is quite difficult for the people of the South-South geopolitical zone to accept inferiority under any of the duo.
Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, which in the past few years has captured the imagination of many Igbo people.
The (brave enough) Igbo talk about it and the non-Igbo think the Igbo should get over it.
English, but that our education devalues our culture, that we are not taught to write Igbo and that middle-class parents dont much care that their children do not speak Igbo.
"Most men are sending their wives and their wares home," said Leonard Nwosu, president of a Kano community association that claims to represent three million Igbo people, largely Christian store owners in the city.
Nigerians are not Xhosa; Nigerians speak Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Kanuri and English, among others.
FWIW, its the Igbo people in Nigeria and the Ga people in Ghana that celebrate this.
Americans, who buy one-fifth of Nigeria's oil – and squeal loudly when just a fraction is spilt on their shores – remain ignorant of the reality of life on the delta and, as far as I can tell, give no aid at all to Igbo or Ijaw communities affected by their companies' spills.
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