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Ndụka Talks Igbo Stuff

Ndụka Talks Igbo Stuff

By Nduka Dike

Random, short discourses on Igbo matters, ranging from history and mythology to music and film, traditions and culture to language and arts.

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Shout outs
Shout outs
For the Season 3 finale, I'm doing shout out to everyone who sends in mails and voice messages and thanking listeners for riding with me.
36:30
August 30, 2021
Hot Takes: Nnamdi Kanu & IPOB
Hot Takes: Nnamdi Kanu & IPOB
My *very* personal hot takes on Nnamdi Kanu and the IPOB. 
01:09:42
August 16, 2021
Nkogheri - Ego Mbute
Nkogheri - Ego Mbute
For those who want to be at Oba, here's some advice on how you can maximize your time there and make some cash.
32:07
July 17, 2021
Evolution of Igbo dressing
Evolution of Igbo dressing
A picture of how our ancestors dressed over the years and the evolution to what we have today.
39:21
June 28, 2021
Dark times, what to do?
Dark times, what to do?
Times are dark, and it seems as though something has to give in Nigeria. We have nothing else, but hope.
23:51
June 07, 2021
Who Are Igbo People?
Who Are Igbo People?
History, language, identity, what defines the Igbo people?
38:17
May 24, 2021
Nkọgheri Part 2
Nkọgheri Part 2
Random discourse in Igbo and English and language, enjoy.
35:16
May 10, 2021
IPOB
IPOB
A discourse on the Biafran separatist group, the Indigenous People Of Biafra - IPOB. A timeline of events, critique of their ideas for Biafra, critique of the Nigerian response, and discourse on what the future might look like.
38:45
April 26, 2021
The Igbo Apprentice System
The Igbo Apprentice System
A brief history of the Igbo Apprentice System and the different kinds that exist.
37:59
April 12, 2021
Osu, Ohu and Ume
Osu, Ohu and Ume
Discourse on the discriminatory traditions of the Osu caste system. Why is it still prevalent? How do we end it? Plus discourse on the context of culture.
36:24
March 29, 2021
Age grades - An Abiriba case study
Age grades - An Abiriba case study
Discussing the age grade system in Igboland - using Abiriba as a case study. Also, playing back some of my favourite fan messages and mails.
01:08:23
December 07, 2020
Lagos Igbos and Igbo marriages with Angel Nduka-Nwosu
Lagos Igbos and Igbo marriages with Angel Nduka-Nwosu
Discussing the biases about Igboness shared by both Igbos in diaspora and Igbos in Igboland. Plus a shot discuss on Igbo marriages.
01:01:60
November 23, 2020
Aba - the most dramatic city in the world!
Aba - the most dramatic city in the world!
In this episode, I talk about my city Aba. Please, Ikpeazu, build the roads in Aba!!! We are begging. 😭😭
01:03:11
November 17, 2020
Aba Women's Protest at 91 years.
Aba Women's Protest at 91 years.
In November 1929 Women of Southern Nigeria revolted against the British Colonial government in what has come to be known as the Aba Women's Riot.
34:23
November 09, 2020
End SARS / SARS Must End
End SARS / SARS Must End
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian Police has been notorious for harrassing, kidnapping, molesting, raping and killing young Nigerians for years. We've had enough and we want #EndSARS #SARSMustEnd
26:51
October 12, 2020
Ikwu Nne - Matrilineal Familial Systems in Igbo Land.
Ikwu Nne - Matrilineal Familial Systems in Igbo Land.
Discussing the unique Matrilineal Familial Systems that exist ins some Igbo communities, using Abiriba as case study. Featuring my Dad. ♥️
28:18
September 29, 2020
Nkọgheri Part 1
Nkọgheri Part 1
Random bants and vibes in Engligbo.
28:36
September 14, 2020
New Yam Festival + The Igbo Calendar.
New Yam Festival + The Igbo Calendar.
Exploring the New Yam Festival in Igbo land and the Igbo Calendar.
27:14
September 07, 2020
Nsibidi + Birthday special.
Nsibidi + Birthday special.
Discussing Nsibidi, it's history and it's future. Plus a special on Igbo names.
37:23
August 31, 2020
Cultural Gatekeeping.
Cultural Gatekeeping.
What is gatekeeping? What dangers does it pose to the progress of our culture?
30:27
August 24, 2020
'Nwaanyị Rapụ Ịdị na Nne' by Innocent Chizaram Ilo
'Nwaanyị Rapụ Ịdị na Nne' by Innocent Chizaram Ilo
Award winning short story writer, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, reads his Commonwealth winning story, When a Woman Renounces Motherhood, in Igbo. Enjoy.
33:03
August 17, 2020
Igbo Dialects and Miscellaneous Discourse.
Igbo Dialects and Miscellaneous Discourse.
Celebrating the diversity of Igbo dialects and peoples, featuring voices of several listeners and random miscellaneous discourse.
36:29
July 13, 2020
Igbo Contemporary Music Part 2
Igbo Contemporary Music Part 2
Chronicling Igbo Music from MC Loph to Umu Obiligbo.
49:20
July 06, 2020
Igbo Contemporary Music Part 1
Igbo Contemporary Music Part 1
Chronicling Igbo Music and musicians from Mike Ejeagha to Flavour N'Abania.
01:00:36
June 29, 2020
Igbo Folklore and Ekwensu.
Igbo Folklore and Ekwensu.
Exploring Igbo Folklore from proverbs to songs and riddles and fables. Plus a discourse on Ekwensu and why he's demonised today. Featuring vocals from my mum and sister!
32:44
June 22, 2020
Fvck the Colonizer's Language, Be Igbotic!
Fvck the Colonizer's Language, Be Igbotic!
Discourse on saving the Igbo Language, the Igbo accents and Igbo names.
30:41
June 15, 2020
A Case For Old Nollywood
A Case For Old Nollywood
A bonus episode where I rant about Old Nollywood vs New Nollywood.
07:04
June 10, 2020
Nduka Talks Igbo Film
Nduka Talks Igbo Film
A short discussion on some of my favourite Igbo Language films - Living in Bondage, Akidi and Ada Mbano.
32:15
June 08, 2020
Biafra Part 2
Biafra Part 2
Discussing Biafra today and how it affects the reality of Nigeria and Nigerians today.
29:59
June 01, 2020
Biafra: The Musical
Biafra: The Musical
A retelling of the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War with a bit of music.
28:46
May 25, 2020
Nduka Talks Chi na Eke and Ogbanje
Nduka Talks Chi na Eke and Ogbanje
In this episode, I discuss the concepts of Chi and Eke, I tell a story of creation and try to explain what an Ogbanje is.
31:17
May 18, 2020
Nduka Talks The Igbo Identity
Nduka Talks The Igbo Identity
In this episode I discuss identity, what it means to identify as Igbo, the problem of passing among Igbo speaking people and concept of Igbo bụ Igbo.
29:12
May 11, 2020
Nduka Talks Introductions.
Nduka Talks Introductions.
In this episode, I introduce the podcast and discuss the inspiration and objectives behind it. I also do a run down of the subsequent episodes and the format they will follow.
07:56
May 04, 2020