GETTING ESAN ELITES RE-SCHOOLED TO RESPECT THEIR OWN CUSTOMS & TRADITIONS: A SPECIAL FOCUS ON EBELLE by Gabriel Akhabue Iruobe, December, 2020 One question that has arisen is “Why does the Egbe interfere in people’s lives and not rather let them do what they feel like? Isn’t …Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2020
Debunking the Claims that the Egbes of Esanland are Loveless and Fetish: A Special Focus on Ebelle Egbe Attitudes in Burials Rites Fulfilments.
Debunking the Claims that the Egbes of Esanland are Loveless and Fetish: A Special Focus on Ebelle Egbe’s Attitudes in Burials Rites Fulfilments. By Gabriel Akhabue Iruobe. Note: This piece is culled from the chat I had with someone dear on Whatsapp who wanted some clarification based on …Read More »
WHY DOES THE ESAN EGBE MAKE BOGUS DEMANDS ON THE CHILDREN OF THE DECEASED: TO ADD TO THEIR SORROWS OR WHAT?
WHY DOES THE ESAN EGBE MAKE BOGUS DEMANDS ON THE CHILDREN OF THE DECEASED: TO ADD TO THEIR SORROWS OR WHAT? – with particular reference to the Ebelle Egbes By Gabriel Akhabue Iruobe This question was asked partially by a concerned individual what wanted a clarification on this …Read More »
BURIAL RITES REALITIES IN EBELLE
BURIAL RITES REALITIES IN EBELLE By Ehichioya E. Iruobe December, 2020. The issues on the floor about burial rites, need some clarifications. Burial ceremonies are activities jointly carried out by members of the deceased family (both nuclear and extended). Whereas some members of the family are by customs and traditions …Read More »
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN), EBELLE CHAPTER, AND EBELLE FOR CHRIST ASSOCIATION
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN), EBELLE CHAPTER, AND EBELLE FOR CHRIST ASSOCIATION BY Gabriel Akhabue Iruobe , 23rd December, 2020. In recent times, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ebelle Chapter, and the Ebelle For Christ Association, have shown symptoms of discord and disagreements. Those with …Read More »
The Notion of Second Burials in Esanland
BURIAL, INTERMENT, LAYING TO REST, BURIAL RITE_REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY, 2ND BURIAL , FUNERAL RITES, TRADITION AND CUSTOM,_ By Mr. Ehichioya E. Iruobe GETTING IT RIGHT Part of our culture and traditions is the way we handle matters relating to birth, death ,marriage and divorce. The way of life …Read More »