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Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by osisi2(f): 5:08pm On Apr 02, 2009
Igbo Marriage Ceremony Of Oraifite Nigeria with Bride Prices

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First Visit - traditionally known as Ikuaka n'uzo
A suitor shall make the customary first visit to his prospective in-law accompanied by not more than four relatives and/or friends with not more than one gallon of palm wine.

A violation of this provision shall upon proof thereof render the suitor liable to a penalty of #100.00 (One hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Second Visit
On the second customary visit the suitor accompanied by not more than five persons shall present to his proposed in-law not more than two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu), four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo), one carton of beer, one crate of soft drinks and one bottle of gin where upon the host shall on this occasion present some food and entertainment to his guests.

An infringement of this provision shall on proof thereof attract a penalty of #200.00 (Two hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union by the Suitor.


Third Visit
On the customary third visit, the suitor shall be accompanied by nine persons and he shall on this occasion present to the family of the prospective bribe not more than two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu), four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo), two cartons of beer, two crates of soft drinks and one bottle of choice spirit or hot drink. The visitors or guests shall on this occasion be presented some food and entertainment.

A violation of this provision shall on proof thereof attract a penalty of #300.00 (Three hundred Naira) payable by the offender to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Bride Price - traditionally known as Ime ego nwanyi
Bride price shall be in strict conformity with the provisions of Limitation of Dowry Law, Cap. 76, Laws of Eastern Nigeria, 1963, so however that the maximum bride price payable shall not exceed the sum of #60.00 (Sixty Naira).


Ima Ogodo
Not more than ten persons shall accompany the suitor on this occasion during which he shall present to the bride's family not more than the following items:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo)
Ten big yams
Ten big coco yams
One bunch of plaintains
One bunch of bananas
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Eight Kola nuts and
One bottle of spirit (hot drink)

To the youths (Umu Okolobia) of the bride's family, kindred or villiage the suitor shall present on this occasion:

Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu) and
Four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
To the maidens (Umu Agboghobia) of the bride's family, kindred or villiage the suitor shall present on this occasion:
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo) and
Two crates of soft drinks
To the bride's mother the suitor shall on this occasion present:
Four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu) and
Two crates of soft drinks
To the married female members (Umu Okpu) of the bride's family, kindred or village the suitor shall on this occasion present:
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
One gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu)
One crate of soft drinks and
the sum of #5.00 (Five Naira)
On this occasion all phonographic records, tapes, gifts of money and/or cartons of beer or other alcholic beverages, except as hereinabove provided, are prohibited.

Any violation of the provisions of this sub-heads shall upon proof thereof attract a penalty of #500.00 (Five hundred Naira) payable by the suitor to the Oraifite Improvement Union (OIU).


Bachelor's Eve Celebrations
All forms of bachelor's eve and/or bride's send-off celebrations are hereby prohibited.

An infringement of this provision shall upon proof thereof make the suitor liable to a penalty of #1,000.00 (one thousand Naira) payable to the OIU.


Idu Uno
The bride's father may present to the bride the usual tradition and/or customary gifts.

The bride's father is prohibited from giving to the bride gifts of motor car, motocycle, refrigerator, radio receiving set, television, real property (i.e. land or building, bed or cookers.

An infringement of this provision hereunder attracts a penalty of #1,000.00 (one thousand Naira) payable by the bride's father to the OIU.


IKPOLU UNO
Not more than ten persions shall accompany the bride's family to the suitor's home.

On this occasion the suitor's family shall present the bride's family with:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo)
Food and entertainment
A sum not exceeding #20.00 (Twenty Naira) to the bride's father and
A sum not exceeding #10.00 (Ten Naira) to the bride's mother
An infringement of this provisions hereunder attracts a penalty of #100.00 (one hundred Naira) payable by the culprit to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Amalum Uzo Ogo
Only three persons, viz, the brode's father, mother and the middleman (witness to the customary marriage) shall visit the suitor's home for the purose of this customary occasion.


Igbu Ewu Nwa (presentation of Children to their Maternal Family)
This incident of customary marriage shall be retained but only twenty persons from the husband's family are allowed to attend.

Items of customary presents to the wife's family during this ceremony are limited and restricted to:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo) for a male child
One hen for a female child
Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu-Enu)
Eight gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Eight Kola nuts
Four cartons of beer
Four crates of soft drinks
One bottle of spirit (hot-drink) and
One bowl of food
Any gifts to the child or children of the marriage shall moderately consist of yams, cocoyams, plantains, coconut and money.

Any person who violates any of the provisions hereunder shall upon proof therof be liable to a penalty of #500.00 (Five hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by spikedcylinder: 5:27pm On Apr 02, 2009
Oldest schools?
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by osisi2(f): 5:31pm On Apr 02, 2009
Anyi ga ahapu omenala mebe omen'elu?
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by spikedcylinder: 5:38pm On Apr 02, 2009
Huh?
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by comfort3: 5:42pm On Apr 02, 2009
spikedcylinder:

Huh?

you be igbogirl.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by AloyEmeka9: 6:45pm On Apr 02, 2009
@osisi, are you from oraifite?
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by tpia: 7:00pm On Apr 02, 2009
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Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Sauron1: 7:03pm On Apr 02, 2009
**osisi:

Igbo Marriage Ceremony Of Oraifite Nigeria with Bride Prices

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First Visit - traditionally known as Ikuaka n'uzo
A suitor shall make the customary first visit to his prospective in-law accompanied by not more than four relatives and/or friends with not more than one gallon of palm wine.

A violation of this provision shall upon proof thereof render the suitor liable to a penalty of #100.00 (One hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Second Visit
On the second customary visit the suitor accompanied by not more than five persons shall present to his proposed in-law not more than two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu), four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo), one carton of beer, one crate of soft drinks and one bottle of gin where upon the host shall on this occasion present some food and entertainment to his guests.

An infringement of this provision shall on proof thereof attract a penalty of #200.00 (Two hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union by the Suitor.


Third Visit
On the customary third visit, the suitor shall be accompanied by nine persons and he shall on this occasion present to the family of the prospective bribe not more than two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu), four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo), two cartons of beer, two crates of soft drinks and one bottle of choice spirit or hot drink. The visitors or guests shall on this occasion be presented some food and entertainment.

A violation of this provision shall on proof thereof attract a penalty of #300.00 (Three hundred Naira) payable by the offender to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Bride Price - traditionally known as Ime ego nwanyi
Bride price shall be in strict conformity with the provisions of Limitation of Dowry Law, Cap. 76, Laws of Eastern Nigeria, 1963, so however that the maximum bride price payable shall not exceed the sum of #60.00 (Sixty Naira).


Ima Ogodo
Not more than ten persons shall accompany the suitor on this occasion during which he shall present to the bride's family not more than the following items:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo)
Ten big yams
Ten big coco yams
One bunch of plaintains
One bunch of bananas
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Eight Kola nuts and
One bottle of spirit (hot drink)

To the youths (Umu Okolobia) of the bride's family, kindred or villiage the suitor shall present on this occasion:

Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu) and
Four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
To the maidens (Umu Agboghobia) of the bride's family, kindred or villiage the suitor shall present on this occasion:
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo) and
Two crates of soft drinks
To the bride's mother the suitor shall on this occasion present:
Four gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu) and
Two crates of soft drinks
To the married female members (Umu Okpu) of the bride's family, kindred or village the suitor shall on this occasion present:
Two gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
One gallions of palm wine (Nkwu Enu)
One crate of soft drinks and
the sum of #5.00 (Five Naira)
On this occasion all phonographic records, tapes, gifts of money and/or cartons of beer or other alcholic beverages, except as hereinabove provided, are prohibited.

Any violation of the provisions of this sub-heads shall upon proof thereof attract a penalty of #500.00 (Five hundred Naira) payable by the suitor to the Oraifite Improvement Union (OIU).


Bachelor's Eve Celebrations
All forms of bachelor's eve and/or bride's send-off celebrations are hereby prohibited.

An infringement of this provision shall upon proof thereof make the suitor liable to a penalty of #1,000.00 (one thousand Naira) payable to the OIU.


Idu Uno
The bride's father may present to the bride the usual tradition and/or customary gifts.

The bride's father is prohibited from giving to the bride gifts of motor car, motocycle, refrigerator, radio receiving set, television, real property (i.e. land or building, bed or cookers.

An infringement of this provision hereunder attracts a penalty of #1,000.00 (one thousand Naira) payable by the bride's father to the OIU.


IKPOLU UNO
Not more than ten persions shall accompany the bride's family to the suitor's home.

On this occasion the suitor's family shall present the bride's family with:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo)
Food and entertainment
A sum not exceeding #20.00 (Twenty Naira) to the bride's father and
A sum not exceeding #10.00 (Ten Naira) to the bride's mother
An infringement of this provisions hereunder attracts a penalty of #100.00 (one hundred Naira) payable by the culprit to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


Amalum Uzo Ogo
Only three persons, viz, the brode's father, mother and the middleman (witness to the customary marriage) shall visit the suitor's home for the purose of this customary occasion.


Igbu Ewu Nwa (presentation of Children to their Maternal Family)
This incident of customary marriage shall be retained but only twenty persons from the husband's family are allowed to attend.

Items of customary presents to the wife's family during this ceremony are limited and restricted to:
One native goat (Ewu Igbo) for a male child
One hen for a female child
Two gallions of palm wine (Nkwu-Enu)
Eight gallions of raffia palm wine (Ngwo)
Eight Kola nuts
Four cartons of beer
Four crates of soft drinks
One bottle of spirit (hot-drink) and
One bowl of food
Any gifts to the child or children of the marriage shall moderately consist of yams, cocoyams, plantains, coconut and money.

Any person who violates any of the provisions hereunder shall upon proof therof be liable to a penalty of #500.00 (Five hundred Naira) payable to the Oraifite Improvement Union.


These processes can be by-passed.
All a man needs to do is to impregnate the so-called Oraifite and the rest is HISTORY.
The umuanas and the umadas would be the ones begging me to take their daughter.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by AloyEmeka9: 7:14pm On Apr 02, 2009

These processes can be by-passed.
All a man needs to do is to impregnate the so-called Oraifite and the rest is HISTORY.
The umuanas and the umadas would be the ones begging me to take their daughter.
You are too clever!. impregnate an igbo man's daughter and watch him melt like butter on his knees begging you to marry her. Your wish shall be his command and no more gra gra for you, I tell you.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by presido1: 11:54pm On Apr 02, 2009
Can somebody complete this sentence,

In any thread you see Emaka you must see -----------------------------------
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Nobody: 11:54pm On Apr 02, 2009
tpia
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by presido1: 12:01am On Apr 03, 2009
davidylan:

tpia
hahahahahahaha u be winch man ooh. How did u know.

@Topic
You gave the gyl belle does not mean you will bypass those things. If you don't do it the gyls parents will hardly go to any marriage ceremony in that village. Thatz what parents don't like. Moreover whatz in that list is not expensive and its a thing of joy doing it.

Emeka we are waiting for you and Tpia to send us invitation. I must definitely be there. tongue tongue tongue
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by MrCrackles(m): 12:04am On Apr 03, 2009
Topic

YES!
cheesy
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by tpia: 12:07am On Apr 03, 2009
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Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by tpia: 12:29am On Apr 03, 2009
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Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Sauron1: 1:11am On Apr 03, 2009
presido1:

@Topic
You gave the gyl belle does not mean you will bypass those things. If you don't do it the gyls parents will hardly go to any marriage ceremony in that village. Thatz what parents don't like. Moreover whatz in that list is not expensive and its a thing of joy doing it.

Says who?? The shame will force her parents hands and they will remove 75% of that long list.
Who wants to keep a pregnant daughter at home for others to gawk about??
Igbo parents will go along with it as long as the groom is not Hausa. grin grin grin grin


Emeka we are waiting for you and Tpia to send us invitation. I must definitely be there. tongue tongue tongue

Leave a message on Man Utd thread when u get your IV.
I must witness these 2 love birds french-kiss each other in Church. cheesy cheesy
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Sissy3(f): 1:15am On Apr 03, 2009
~Sauron~:

These processes can be by-passed.
All a man needs to do is to impregnate the so-called Oraifite and the rest is HISTORY.
The umuanas and the umadas would be the ones begging me to take their daughter.


chai! u r too wicked jor grin grin grin cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by tope2000(f): 1:20am On Apr 03, 2009
~Sissy~:

chai! u r too wicked jor grin grin grin cheesy cheesy cheesy

He is o . . . . he scares me grin tongue
But honestly . . . all that list just becuase a guy wants to marry a girl??
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Sissy3(f): 1:40am On Apr 03, 2009
tope2000:

He is o . . . . he scares me grin tongue
But honestly . . . all that list just becuase a guy wants to marry a girl??

cheesy cheesy cheesy cheesy

u havent even seen a list, that one na small sef
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Hauwa1: 2:32am On Apr 03, 2009
very nice, i like that tribe bo.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by tamme: 2:32am On Apr 03, 2009
rubbish
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Hotstepper(f): 5:27am On Apr 03, 2009
in this century? I dont think so
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by AloyEmeka9: 9:06am On Apr 03, 2009
Can somebody complete this sentence,

In any thread you see Emaka you must see -----------------------------------
O boy, I tire for that woman oh. May be she think say i be her baby daddy. Even osisi read her madness shout NA WAOHHHH last time.
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by spikedcylinder: 11:10am On Apr 03, 2009
the matter doesnt concern outsiders like you.

better go back to glorifying Yoruba women like you did in your aviation thread in politics section early in the morning.

But I am an insider. angry
My very Yoruba female goat was impregnated by my neighbour's Igbo goat so I have become bonafide! angry grin
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by Sauron1: 10:16pm On Apr 03, 2009
spikedcylinder:

But I am an insider. angry
My very Yoruba female goat was impregnated by my neighbour's Igbo goat so I have become bonafide! angry grin


Your Yoruba female goat is a LovePeddler. . . . .She shoulda closed her legs. grin grin grin
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by mamag3: 7:20pm On Aug 04, 2009
Does that village exist?
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by bokoharam5(f): 11:47pm On Aug 04, 2009
Yes
Oraifite is a village in Anambra state
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by grafikdon: 4:48am On Aug 05, 2009
Oraifite is a town. That list seems long but it is pretty slim when you look at the monetary value. It is not like some places (Names withheld) where the groom is required to provide a flying elephant, one eyed tortoise and a pregnant chicken. . . grin grin
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by youngies(m): 1:28pm On Aug 05, 2009
In summary, from the 1st visit to the last itme on this list may not cost more than N200,000 (conservatively)
12 gallons Palm wine
30 gallons Raffia palm wine
7 Cartons of  beer
12 crates of soft drink
16 pieces of kola nut
4 bottles of gin/hot drink
N95.00  cash
3 native goats (Ewu Igbo)
2 hens for a 2 children
10 big yams
10 big coco yams
1 bunch of plaintains
1 bunch of bananas
Food for about 100 people (taken care mostly by the brides family)
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by bootycall(f): 2:47pm On Aug 05, 2009
~Sauron~:

Your Yoruba female goat is a LovePeddler. . . . .She shoulda closed her legs. grin grin grin
roflmao
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by preselect(m): 4:16pm On Aug 05, 2009
ebelebe igba shocked

no wonder there are many unmarried igbo women grin
Re: Do you want a wife from Oraifite ? by davidif: 2:06am On Aug 06, 2009
@poster

NO thanks, i would kindly pass on that one.

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