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As COVID numbers continue to rise throughout the US and in Nigeria, we are grateful for the opportunity to hear from our own healthcare workers who have been working on the frontlines through this pandemic. Much gratitude to our pharmacist, Dr. C. EeJay Enekwa (@jayenek), and to our physicians, Dr. Obinna Ibe (@obynodaddymuna), Dr. Onyinye Igbokwe (@042focuz),  Dr. Chinyere Okpaleke (@ask_drchi), and Dr. Jennifer Okpukpara (@its_jennony). Thank you for your time and for the insightful information provided.

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DECEMBER 5, 2018  BY UMU IGBO UNITE  3 COMMENTS

From time immemorial, the Igbo culture includes outstanding ceremonies that distinguish them from other tribes in Nigeria. Every ceremony has its excitement, beauty, uniqueness, fun and is deeply rooted in the culture. One of the exciting ceremonies that is celebrated greatly in Igbo culture is the Igba nkwu Nwanyi (Bride’s wine carrying). Igba nkwu, formally known as Traditional marriage, is an Igbo customary way of marriage. It is the Igbo traditional marriage rites that a groom performs at the bride’s family home in the presence of her family, extended family and his family as well. It is an affair that … 

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Food for Motherless Homes (Orphanages):

DECEMBER 5, 2018  BY UMU IGBO UNITE  1 COMMENT

Growing up as a child my dad would squeeze bitter leaf in water and serve it as a drink to me and my siblings which we found very awful without knowing its sweet benefits. Bitter leaf is one of the widely used cooking vegetables in Nigeria known as onugbu by the Igbo’s and scientifically called Vernonia Amygdalina. Apart from its culinary purposes, this herb is being adopted by few health professionals due to its therapeutic value and curative potency. The vegetable can be prepared by: Simply rubbing it in between your palms and squeezing the juice out of it. Cooking …



DECEMBER 5, 2018  BY UMU IGBO UNITE  0 COMMENTS

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the maxim, “If you’re Nigerian, there are only 4 career options: doctor, lawyer, engineer, or failure.” If you’re a lawyer or an engineer, that sentence is likely the first time you’ve ever placed 2nd or 3rd in anything. If you’re like me, then clap for yourself. You are one of the millions of young Nigerians who have failed.Make no mistake about it. Medicine, law, & engineering are foundational professions in any society. If you’re fortunate enough to train and gain footing in one of these professions, you will almost certainly enjoy career stability and … 





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