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Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 12:28am On Aug 17, 2018
It has been a matter of debate on the origin of eguisi nd pounded yam it is not of outermost important but history must be told .it is seen by men to have different origin .it is a well respected food in the southern part of nigeria but most people dont know the origin..it has been proven factually that that pounded yam(iyan) and egusi(ohue) trace its origin to edo state same as other soap like bitter leaf .it was documented by europeans when they visited benin this type of food and how they give it to thier gods in thier festival period ..the igue festival is a festival that celebrate new yam in edo
This yams are pounded and eating along with eguisi soup..it is believed that this food spread over other vassal state under the benin Kingdom due to benin influence it was a food that Duke's couldnt do with during festive period such as the igue festival which have different names in different names in different state

Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by RedboneSmith(m): 5:20am On Aug 17, 2018
Trying to trace pounded yam down to a particular ethnic group would be a laughable venture. Pounding of yams probably pre-dates all the modern ethnic groups in West Africa.

Ethnic origin of egusi soup is perhaps possible to trace, but forget about pounded yam.

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by mrbaba18(m): 6:22pm On Aug 18, 2018
I dnt knw 4 pounded yam though we d igbos we celebrate d yam very well bt as 4 egusi soup we d igbos own it cus no tribe in Africa can cook d soup d way we d igbos cook it

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by jyz200(m): 9:20pm On Aug 18, 2018
me no no
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by agadez007(m): 11:28pm On Aug 18, 2018
mrbaba18:
I dnt knw 4 pounded yam though we d igbos we celebrate d yam very well bt as 4 egusi soup we d igbos own it cus no tribe in Africa can cook d soup d way we d igbos cook it
Confirmento
Igbo all the way
By the way,Igbo also own pounded yam,before the coming of the Portugese with Cassaava In the 1600s we were already eating pounded yam

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 2:16am On Aug 19, 2018
mrbaba18:
I dnt knw 4 pounded yam though we d igbos we celebrate d yam very well bt as 4 egusi soup we d igbos own it cus no tribe in Africa can cook d soup d way we d igbos cook it

It doesn't matter how u cook it .if urs is the d best it doesn't ulter it origin coming from elsewhere i guess edo had influence in some igbos state before d advent of d british i bet d onitscha celebrate d new yam festivals also with d aniomas in delta state .igobos have thier own indigenous soup definitely not egusi .religiously eguisi nd pounded had been offered to Benin deities over time nd it was prepared traditionally dats y benin has only 3 soup easily found in thier region waterleaf soup,bitter leaf soap,nd egusi

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 2:20am On Aug 19, 2018
agadez007:
Confirmento
Igbo all the way
By the way,Igbo also own pounded yam,before the coming of the Portugese with Cassaava In the 1600s we were already eating pounded yam

And the Portuguese came to benin 1475 c

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by mrbaba18(m): 9:09am On Aug 19, 2018
gregyboy:


It doesn't matter how u cook it .if urs is the d best it doesn't ulter it origin coming from elsewhere i guess edo had influence in some igbos state before d advent of d british i bet d onitscha celebrate d new yam festivals also with d aniomas in delta state .igobos have thier own indigenous soup definitely not egusi .religiously eguisi nd pounded had been offered to Benin deities over time nd it was prepared traditionally dats y benin has only 3 soup easily found in thier region waterleaf soup,bitter leaf soap,nd egusi
my guy u are very funny wit dis ur logic u can say d hausa ppl prepare d fura milk more dn d fulani d owners of fura. Abeg liv egusi soup 4 we d igbos nd luk 4 sumtng else remember no 1 cn beat u 2 ur own dance dy cn only imitate

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 11:11am On Aug 19, 2018
mrbaba18:
my guy u are very funny wit dis ur logic u can say d hausa ppl prepare d fura milk more dn d fulani d owners of fura. Abeg liv egusi soup 4 we d igbos nd luk 4 sumtng else remember no 1 cn beat u 2 ur own dance dy cn only imitate


U make me laff egusi is no where igbos .igbos will be the list to ever claim it..everything called culture now in igbo is the influence of the late 18century to the present uptill the clothes been worn even to the kings who were warant chiefs even to the biafra as a word is foreign along side ur yam festivals to igbos .the only man in igbo land to claim it would be the obi who traces an influence to edo land wonder ur supiority with no good evidence ....untill u prove to me ur argument is baselss

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Fatherofdragons: 12:52pm On Aug 20, 2018
gregyboy:



U make me laff egusi is no where igbos .igbos will be the list to ever claim it..everything called culture now in igbo is the influence of the late 18century to the present uptill the clothes been worn even to the kings who were warant chiefs even to the biafra as a word is foreign along side ur yam festivals to igbos .the only man in igbo land to claim it would be the obi who traces an influence to edo land wonder ur supiority with no good evidence ....untill u prove to me ur argument is baselss

u ppl have started this ur disgusting lies again, if u don't know anything about igbos try and learn, don't come here and say sh*t.

Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 12:47am On Aug 21, 2018
Fatherofdragons:


[/b]u ppl have started this ur disgusting lies again[b], if u don't know anything about igbos try and learn, don't come here and say sh*t.


U amaze me with the bolded words ....u just lay with no backups ....so u just going to expect everyone to believe am lying ...

Note: not everyone who can write are educated most are literate just like you
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Fatherofdragons: 10:39am On Aug 21, 2018
gregyboy:



I amaze you with the bolded words ....i just lay with no backups ....so am just going to expect everyone to believe am lying ...

Note: not everyone who can write are educated most are illiterate just like me

u just described ur self to me.

Thanks
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by babyfaceafrica: 11:57am On Aug 21, 2018
we don't care..rabbish topic
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by MelesZenawi: 12:53pm On Aug 06, 2019
FisifunKododada:
grin grin grin grin grin Yibows wan claim Egusi soup? Wonders shall never end grin grin grin grin grin


We didn't say who owns pepper egwusi in Nigeria.

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by MelesZenawi: 12:54pm On Aug 06, 2019
gregyboy:
It has been a matter of debate on the origin of eguisi nd pounded yam it is not of outermost important but history must be told .it is seen by men to have different origin .it is a well respected food in the southern part of nigeria but most people dont know the origin..it has been proven factually that that pounded yam(iyan) and egusi(ohue) trace its origin to edo state same as other soap like bitter leaf .it was documented by europeans when they visited benin this type of food and how they give it to thier gods in thier festival period ..the igue festival is a festival that celebrate new yam in edo
This yams are pounded and eating along with eguisi soup..it is believed that this food spread over other vassal state under the benin Kingdom due to benin influence it was a food that Duke's couldnt do with during festive period such as the igue festival which have different names in different names in different state


After claiming egwusi , u also claim bitter leaf soup...

lolzx, why not pack ur bag and come and live in Igbo land

lolzzz

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Astark: 1:31pm On Aug 06, 2019
Benin own egusi soup.

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 1:43pm On Aug 06, 2019
MelesZenawi:



After claiming egwusi , u also claim bitter leaf soup...

lolzx, why not pack ur bag and come and live in Igbo land

lolzzz


U don't have argument on bitter leaf soap
The benin traditional food has turn to a general soup in nigeria the benin beads have turn to a general fashion in Nigeria no one care to even try to know or respect thier origin

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by MelesZenawi: 2:16pm On Aug 06, 2019
gregyboy:


U don't have argument on bitter leaf soap
The benin traditional food has turn to a general soup in nigeria the benin beads have turn to a general fashion in Nigeria no one care to even try to know or respect thier origin


No need to argue further is a waste of space.
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Toluobaeko11: 5:59pm On Aug 07, 2019
I really wonder what other ethnic groups were eating if some tribes are claiming owner of all foods in Nigeria. Pounded yam is a delicacy in West Africa, not only in Nigeria. In my home town in Ondo state, pounded yam is our best food and we can eat it almost everyday without getting tired, but that doesn't mean we're the only owner
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by michelz: 8:08pm On Aug 07, 2019
gregyboy:


U don't have argument on bitter leaf soap
The benin traditional food has turn to a general soup in nigeria the benin beads have turn to a general fashion in Nigeria no one care to even try to know or respect thier origin

Bro,you're very far from history ( no disrespect meant).
You just swallow anything the popular media hands down to you,hook,line and sinker.
What happened to the black soup and starch that is Benin's traditional soup?

How many indigenes of Edo state even know what is bitter leaf soup?

You guys are just too funny. lol.

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 7:43am On Aug 08, 2019
michelz:


Bro,you're very far from history ( no disrespect meant).
You just swallow anything the popular media hands down to you,hook,line and sinker.
What happened to the black soup and starch that is Benin's traditional soup?

How many indigenes of Edo state even know what is bitter leaf soup?

You guys are just too funny. lol.

As a mtter of fact i nevered disagreed on that.....
Bitter leaf(black soup) is as original to we binis just as eguish ...so stop misquoting me

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by baby124: 3:54pm On Aug 08, 2019
If you have to change the original spelling of a food to claim it then you don’t own it. Just like Boli is being called Bole. In a few years they will claim it’s from SS when it’s a SW street food. Lol. They just added stew and fish to Boli and changed the name.
Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Fatherofdragons: 11:10am On Aug 12, 2019
gregyboy:


As a mtter of fact i nevered disagreed on that.....
Bitter leaf(black soup) is as original to we binis just as eguish ...so stop misquoting me

Not only did you claim that egusi soup is bini soup but bitterleaf soup (ofe onugbu) is also bini soup?

You even call it black soup, very soon now ofe ǹsàlà which you people call white soup will automatically become a bini soup.

We are watching grin

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by gregyboy(m): 4:36pm On Aug 12, 2019
Fatherofdragons:


Not only did you claim that egusi soup is bini soup but bitterleaf soup (ofe onugbu) is also bini soup?

You even call it black soup, very soon now ofe ǹsàlà which you people call white soup will automatically become a bini soup.

We are watching grin

Goggle ia ur friend....the last i remember igbo culture started after Independence... All we have in igbo culrure is a borrowed culture which all started as a result of pre Independence interalationship with other tribe

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by Fatherofdragons: 8:26pm On Aug 12, 2019
gregyboy:


Goggle ia ur friend....the last i remember igbo culture started after Independence... All we have in igbo culrure is a borrowed culture which all started as a result of pre Independence interalationship with other tribe

Ok and bini culture started during the time of dinosaurs grin

Make esan people una sworn enemies catch you. grin

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Re: Who Own Egusi And Pounded Yam by EdoNation(f): 12:32am On Aug 20, 2019
Fatherofdragons:


Ok and bini culture started during the time of dinosaurs grin

Make esan people una sworn enemies catch you. grin
esan and edo are one n the same

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