Tag: Wrestling

Rumuola: Egelege

Wrestling festivities in Port Harcourt and its environs for this year are almost coming to an end. Sadly, I was only able to attend two events despite wanting to visit several more this year. The both events involved the Rumuola community. The first one was in Rumuola and the other when...

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Omagwa: Ite Festival

I was in Omagwa on Saturday for the wrestling event hosted by the Imogu community. It turned out to be the best wrestling event I have ever been to (the photos I ended up with are another matter though). I totally enjoyed it. I’ve never seen so many backs end up on the ground as much as I...

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Isiopko: Ite Festival

A couple of weeks ago I went to take pictures of the Ite festival in Isiopko. Well, not the whole festival, just one day. The festival usually starts in the first week of June and lasts for ten weeks. Isiopko kingdom is made up of nine villages (Omueke, Adanta, Ogbodo, Nkarahia, Okpirikpi, Agwara,...

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