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 Ìgàlá people occupying the eastern bloc of Kogi State in Nigeria, Western Africa has a very rich culture, one of which is their cultural dances and array of masquerades.
In this video, Agbaka/Owuna are seen displaying some dancing moves to the pleasure of the igala community at Karumajiji during the coronation of the Igala community chief, Karumajiji, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria.
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