Kingdom of Nri
The Kingdom of Nri (Igbo: 'Ọ̀ràézè Ǹrì') (948–1911) was the West African medieval state of the Nri-Igbo, a subgroup of the Igbo people. The Kingdom of Nri was unusual in the history of world gover...
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List of rulers of Nri
The following is a list of rulers of Nri. The title of the ruler of Nri is eze Nri. The eze held religious and political authority over the Kingdom of Nri in a fashion comparable with that of the pope...
List of rulers of Nri - Wikipedia
Igbo mythology
Ọdinani is the traditional religion and cultural beliefs of the Igbo people. Odinani is a monotheistic and panentheistic faith, having a God. Although a pantheon of spirits exists, the lesser spirits ...
Eze Nri Ìfikuánim
Eze Nri Ìfikuánim was the first king of the Nri Kingdom. According to Igbo oral tradition, his reign started in 1043, although at least one historian puts Ìfikuánim's reign much later, around 1225 AD....
Eri (king)
Eri (c. 900 CE) is said to be the original legendary cultural head of the Nri-Igbo, a subgroup of the Igbo people. According to legends, Eri is said to come down from the sky, having been sent by God ...
Ekwensu
Ekwensu was a Trickster God (Alusi) of the Igbo people who served as the Alusi or God of Bargains and the tortoise. Crafty at trade and negotiations, he was often invoked for guidance in difficult mer...
Ikenga
Ikenga (Igbo literal meaning "place of strength") is a horned Alusi (deity) found among the Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria. It is one of the most popular symbols of the Igbo people, and the most ...
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Eze Nri Òbalíke
Eze Nri Òbalíke is the 15th recorded Eze Nri of the Kingdom of Nri in modern day southeastern Nigeria. He is said to have ruled from around the year 1889 till 1936.
Obalike mentioned a dream as ce...
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Anyanwu
Anyanwu (Igbo: Eye of the Sun) is an Igbo deity that is believed to dwell in the sun. Anyanwu was one of the principal spirits for the Igbo, often associated with Agbara, the holy spirit as they both ...
Eze Nri Ènweleána II Obidiegwu Onyeso
Eze Ènweleána II Obidiegwu Onyesoh is the 16th recorded, and currently ruling, Eze Nri of the Kingdom of Nri in modern day southeastern Nigeria. He reigns over the remnant of the oldest kingdom in con...
Eze Nri Ènweleána II Obidiegwu Onyeso - Wikipedia
Agwu Nsi
Agwu Nsi (known as Agwo Nsi in the Americas) is the Alusi of divination.
Ogbanje
An Ogbanje (strictly "Ogbanje" and cannot be substituted with "Obanje", the "gb" forms a single consonant in Igbo language) is a term in Odinani for what was believed to be an evil spirit that would d...
Alusi
Alusi or Alushi (also spelled Arusi or Arushi) are spirits that are worshiped and served in the Igbo religion. There are many different Alusi and each has its own purpose and function.
The Igbo wo...
Ala (Odinani)
Ala (also known as Ani, Ana, Ale, and Ali in varying Igbo dialects) is the female Alusi (deity) of the earth, morality, fertility and creativity in Odinani. She is the most important Alusi in the Igbo...
Njoku Ji
Njoku Ji is the guardian deity of the yam for the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria. In parts of Igboland there are still annual rituals in honor of the yam deity known as Ifejioku In some parts chi...
Amadioha
Amadioha (Igbo literal meaning "free will of the people") is the Alusi (god) of thunder and lightning of the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria. He is amongst the most popular of Igbo deities and in ...