The Book

THE IGBO CALENDAR has been existing in Igboland at the heartland of ancient Biafra Empire within the Equatorial zones of Africa, at the same time as the Egyptian, the Greek, the Babylonian and Roman Calendars! The Igbo 4-day week calendar is also known as, and identical to Biafra calendar, or Benin calendar, or African Natural calendar.

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Calendar Ndi Igbo

This site show cases the unique features of the culture and calendar of the Igbo tribe in eastern Nigeria.

Izu Igbo – Days of the Week

Unlike the Gregorian calendar which has 7 days in a week, the Igbo calendar has 4 days in a week, 7 weeks in a month, 28 days in a month, 13 months in a year, 91 weeks in a year, and 364 days in a year. The four market days which make up the native week in Igboland...
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The Book

The Igbo Calendar from A.D. 0001 to A.D. 8064: With a comparative examination of the Gregorian and other world Calendars.
Written by H.R.H. Eze Silver Ibenye Ugbala, Eze Ugo III of Okporo, Imo State, Nigeria.

This book presents a comparative analysis of the Igbo calendar in relation to the Gregorian calendar and other world calendars. It gives insight into the origin of Igbo calendar dealing with the origin of the four Igbo market days (EKE, ORIE, AFO, and NKWO). It portrays the calendar as 112 Reference Charts from AD 0001 to AD 8064 with each reference chart showing 72 related years with identical Igbo market days and Gregorian week days which co-jointly repeat every 112 years.

 

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“Igbo Calendar from A.D. 0001 to A.D. 8064: With a comparative examination of the Gregorian and other world calendars”

written by HRH Eze Silver Ibenye-Ugbala, Eze Ugo III of Okporo.

The book not only lays out the origin and immutability of the Igbo calendar, but also presents a comparative analysis of the Igbo calendar in relation to the Gregorian calendar and other world calendars.

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