igbo igbo

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria

News

  • Google looks to boost Translate in Africa with Somali, Zulu and other languages

    Google Africa is asking volunteers to judge the quality of beta translations for African languages Hausa, Igbo, Somali, Yoruba and Zulu. That means it's likely only a matter of time before they're added to the 71 current Google Translate lingos. Users on a Google+ page who speak one of the languages were asked to rate the translation of passages to and from English on a scale of 'poor' to ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "We can only give glory to God Almighty that we will give a better future to our children. This is already happening in Anambra State. Abia is one of the most critical states, a heartland of Igbo nation and Ochendo is a true Igbo man who believes in...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Peter Obi Source: Nigeria Daily Independent

  2. "Give us a free and fair election - allow us to be fully part of Nigeria," Ojukwu said, adding that "what upsets the Igbo population is we are not equally Nigerian as the others".
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Chukwuemeka Ojukwu Source: Daily Sun

  3. Chinua Achebe wrote in The Trouble with Nigeria: "Nigerians of all other ethnic groups will probably achieve consensus on no other matter than their common resentment of the Igbo."
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Chinua Achebe Source: AllAfrica.com

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