People and Culture
The indigenous Ìgàlá ethnic people is situated on a parcel of land that lies in the eastern part of the river Niger and Benue confluence, and also extending across the river Niger in Lokoja, Kogi state of Nigeria. The Ìgàlá people living north of the Igbo people founded the Igala Kingdom, (Ánę-Ìgàlá), also known as the Kingdom of Ídáh,...Read more
Igala festivals revolve round gods and goddesses of the rivers and other deities. However, modern festivals now...Read more
The Igala People have a very rich cultural heritage. Taboo is an aspect of this culture, despite the fact that westernization...Read more
Contemporary Igala sons and daughters are very versatile and can be found in all facets of life such as entertainment...Read more
The Igala Kingdom, also known as the Kingdom of Idah, was a pre-colonial West African state of what is now Nigeria. The kingdom was founded by the Igala, a people living north of the Igbo, with its capital at Idah. It was heavily influenced by the Igbo, Yoruba, Bini and Jukun kingdoms.
This website is dedicated to the preservation and the propagation of the culture and the people of Igala Kingdom.