Igbo names and spellings for various settlements
Abakaliki is Abankaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzö; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owere; Oyigbo is Obigbo... any more will be added.

Sunday, October 23, 2011


staff at Fort Salisbury, New Calabar. Men seated on ground are wearing robes and caps and holding drums. Ibo masquerade head-dress on ground in front of a drum.

Location: "Fort Salisbury, New Calabar", Degema | Date: 1890-1905 | Credit: British Museum

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