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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.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Large Mbari Building


The largest single mbari structure still standing in 1966-67, and perhaps one of the largest ever built. Note the size of the priest who is standing beside the seated deity. [Nigeria, unknown date; maybe early 20th century].

— Herbert M. Cole

Location: Urata, Alaigbo | Date: 1960s | Credit: Cole

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