What do you know about Pericoma Okoye? His first name 'Pericoma' could alternatively be spelled as 'Pericomo' 'Perry-Coma' and 'Perry-Koma'. [20], On February 16, 2017, he was reported dead. 5 Likes ; Re: Photos From The Burial Of Mezuo Pericoma Okoye by Flexherbal(m): 9:52pm On Feb 16, 2017; RIP. Re: Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) by zendy: 8:43am On Feb 16, 2017; The great Pericoma. He featured in the film "Lion Of Africa" with Pete Edochie Courtesy of nairaland Posted by CMBBLOG at 13:08. Legendary Igbo musician, Pericoma, who became famous for stopping illegal tax collectors a.k.a Agbero boys at Upper-Iweka in Onitsha, has reportedly passed away. An Icon, a legend and a great ledger of our traditional masquerade and cultural music. Maybe he's just in Coma. Discover businesses, people, places and things in and outside Nigeria. The man who is referred to as an icon and a big masquerade in Igboland with the title ‘Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland’ passed on recently and his burial will take place today, February 16, according to Facebook user Onyelike Achiever Darlington. He featured in the film “Lion Of Africa” with Pete Edochie. [6], He featured in a movie titled Lion Of Africa alongside Nollywood star, Pete Edochie. She was born in Anambra State in Eastern Region, Nigeria. He was so dreaded and respected cos of what he can do. THEWILL_ - February 16, 2017. On orders of T'Chaka, Okoye was sent with T'Challa when he went to save Wakandan hostages from Zanda and Douglas Scott, to report back on T'Challa's progress as the Black Panther. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; WhatsApp; READ Suswam Indicted, To Account For N107 Billion. All man must die. General Okoye is a major character of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Growing up in Nigeria, Christian played soccer until he … Pericomo Okoye ”Pericoma” is dead by Breaking Times on . This festival which is held every April serves as a source of foreign income for Nigeria, as it attracts tourists from around the world. Okoye, a Nigerian who did not play football until his college years at Azusa Pacific, gained 1,480 yards in 370 carries for the Chiefs in 1989. Mazi Pericoma you made us proud in one very culture that always bring us together. Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) - Celebrities (5) - Nairaland. Maybe he's just in Coma ;DBut PeriComa cannot just die. He was famous for his display of magical powers at the popular Ikeji festival of Ar… OPINION: PERICOMA OKOYE: WHEN AN ANCESTOR TRAVELS By. Christian Emeka Okoye (/ o ʊ ˈ k ɔɪ eɪ /; born August 16, 1961), is a Nigerian-American former American football fullback for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1987 to 1992. Pericoma Okoye, a great traditionalist, medicine man, whose jazz is said to be topnotch, is dead. The Igbo Nation has Lost a Legend, Ichie Mezuo Pericomo Okoye, Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland popularly known as Pericoma has been reported dead. He was predominantly known throughout the Igboland for his style of music and strong belief and practice of the traditional religion of the Igbo people, named Obeah. The man was renouned for both his music and wizardry. He was born in a community named Arondizuogu, a community that occupies three local government areas: Ideato North, Okigwe, and Onuimo. Pericoma Okoye whilst alive was as much a famous sorcerer or ‘medicine man’ as he was a musician as described by Nigerian News, NAIJ. Oge Okoye Latest News. 0 likes. The movie, which was in two parts, was a biography of his early life. So he fit die, make him wake up naw. A Facebook user, Onyelike Achiever Darlington, has taken to the social media platform … Oge Okoye married in 2005 and has 2 children presently. During the Ikeji festival[16] he allegedly performed several feats which defied several rules of physics. A Legend Goes Home: Ichie Pericomo Okoye, Arusi Makaja 1, a.k.a Pericoma, Allegedly Passes On Posted by Odinaka on Thu 16th Feb, 2017 - tori.ng. Why not drop a review and rating for him. Thursday February 16, 2017 would remain a black Thursday for millions of lovers of African cultural music and indeed all lovers of African tradition because of the news that broke of the transition to the great world beyond of one of Africa’s most respected music Icon by name Ichie Pericoma Nwokoye Mezue, the traditional prime minister of Arondizuogu in Imo state. Feb 16, 2017 - Pericoma Okoye Is Dead An Icon and Legend of our time has gone Home, Rest In Peace to the Big Masquerade of Igboland… The Igbo Nation has Lost a Legend, Ichie Mezuo Pericomo Okoye, Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland popularly known as Pericoma. Writing reviews may help others know more about this person. DOWNLOAD MP3 Chief Periccomo Okoye – Ode Jin Jin A throwback of the legend Pericoma best traditional songs . [17], Okoye was a prominent individual in Nigeria as a traditional prime minister in Imo state. He was instrumental and took notable roles in the development of the Ikeji festival[18][19] held in his community. Truly, every man must die. A good percentage of the people from Arondizuogu, his community, believed he was a little god. Okoye was prime minister of the Arondizogu community in Imo state until his death in 2017. The stories of what he could do with his magical powers have since assumed a life of its own. Okoye is a family name originating in Nigeria.It is an Anambra dialect derived from the central Igbo name Okorie (meaning someone born on orie market day, or Oye market day as known in Anambra State).. An Arsenal player? [15] His title 'Arusi Makaja' may also portray this, as 'Arusi' when translated to English language means 'deity' or 'oracle'. He died on February 16, 2017 in a hospital in Okigwe, after a brief illness and is survived by wives, children and grandchildren. [22], "BREAKING!!! Okoye was born in Nigeria, specifically in Imo State, an eastern state occupied by the Igbo people of Nigeria. Pericoma Okoye, a great traditionalist, medicine man, whose jazz is said to be topnotch, is dead. Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) An Icon and Legend of our time has gone Home, Rest In Peace to the Big Masquerade of Igboland...The Igbo Nation has Lost a Legend, Ichie Mezuo Pericomo Okoye, Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland popularly known as Pericoma. Pericoma Okoye, a great traditionalist, medicine man, whose jazz is said to be topnotch, is dead. 2 Likes ; Re: Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) by cocaineaddict(m): 12:30pm On Feb 16, 2017; Eledan: We call your type ara-oko. She went to school at St. Monica's College in Ogbunike to receive a teaching certificate in 1959. We tot that this man was a god himself and will never die. Okoye is a fictional character, a member of the Dora Milaje in Marvel Comics.The character, created by Christopher Priest and Mark Texeira, first appeared in Black Panther #1 (November 1998) within the comics.. Danai Gurira portrays the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Nicknamed the "Nigerian Nightmare", Okoye was known for his powerful running style and ability to break tackles. Arondizuogu Mourns A Great Traditional Maestro Ichie, Mazi, Nwankwo Okoye Emezuo Alias Pericoma Black Thursday as Arondizuogu and the entire Igbo land received with shock the passing away of an illustrious son Ichie Mazi Okoye Nwankwo alias PERICOMA. His title ‘Arusi Makaja’ may also portray this, as ‘Arusi’ when translated to English language means ‘deity’ or ‘oracle’. What a Great Loss!!! He was predominantly known throughout the Igboland for his style of music and strong belief and practice of the traditional religion of the Igbo people, named Obeah.[3][4]. Apart from music, Pericoma was featured in the film 'Lion Of Africa' with Pete Edochie and he was the traditional prime minister of the Arondizogu community in Imo state until his death. The classy Oge Okoye wedding in 2005 was the talk of the town; however it was not as popular as the Oge Okoye pregnant saga that followed few months after the wedding. [2] His first name 'Pericoma' could alternatively be spelled as 'Pericomo' 'Perry-Coma' and 'Perry-Koma'. Once the hostages escaped, and the police stormed the building, the mercenaries fled, and Black Panther made Okoye return to thei… But PeriComa cannot just die. © 2020 Manpower Nigeria. This album tagged “Chief Pericomo Okoye – Awirigidi 2002 (Latest 2019 Igbo Nigerian Highlife Music)” is available here for free downloads. Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) - Celebrities February 16, 2017 An Icon and Legend of our time has gone Home, Rest In Peace to the Big Masquerade of Igboland...The Igbo Nation has Lost a Legend, Ichie Mezuo Pericomo Okoye, Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland popularly known as Pericoma. Being a debt owed by every living soul, Pericoma of Arondizuogu bows out to join the ancestors early morning of yesterday in a private … Thursday February 16, 2017 would remain a black Thursday for millions of lovers of African cultural music and indeed all lovers of African tradition because of the news that broke of the transition to the great world beyond of one of Africa’s most respected music Icon by name Ichie Pericoma Nwokoye … [7], Okoye was a firm believer and practitioner of the traditional religion of the Igbo people, Obeah. The man who is referred to as an icon and a big masquerade in Igboland with the title 'Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland' passed on recently and his burial will take place today, February 16, according to Facebook user Onyelike Achiever Darlington. Do you have a question ? Ifeoma Okoye (possibly born in 1937) has been referred to by fans as "the most important female novelist from Nigeria after Flora Nwapa and Buchi Emecheta," according to Oyekan Owomoyela. It is indeed a great loss to Ndigbo. rubbish. With His brand of music which he called 'Folk singing', which is actually rendering of igbo history orally with each sentence layered with meaning only to be understood by the wise, he held the igbos spell bound with every track. [5], His music style could be best described as "oral rendition of the culture, proverbs, as well as the tradition of the Igbo people". Saving the hostages while Black Panther distracted the mercenaries, Okoye ended up confronted by Douglas Scott. Bye bye Arusi izogu. ... She was even willing to let Everett Ross die to conceal Wakanda's true nature from the rest of the world. This proves it. Highlife musician and traditionalist Pericoma Okoye is Dead. What a Great Loss!!! Several displays of "supernatural powers" or "sorcery" as it was often tagged, and back-to-back victories in contests, earned him the alias "Lion of Africa". The man who is referred to as an icon and a big masquerade in Igboland with the title ‘Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland’ passed on recently and his burial will take place today, February 16, according to Facebook user Onyelike Achiever Darlington. Re: Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) by shamecurls(m): 12:11pm On Feb 16, 2017; Who is Pericoma? After his death, Speed Darlington admitted Pericoma was his dad and that although he hated him when he was alife for killing those who offended him, he missed him now that he is dead. He featured in the film “Lion Of Africa” … Continue reading "Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo)" Chief Pericoma Mezuo Okoye was a Nigerian singer, songwriter and traditionist. Battista Mondin said in his book “Philosophical Anthropology” that the above suggestion by […] Is this how he died, just shocking http://www.latestnaijagist.com/2017/02/how-ichie-mezuo-pericoma-okoye-died.html Re: Pericoma Okoye Is Dead (Photo) by Jimiyke ( … Ichie Mezuo Pericoma Okoye aka Arusi Makaja 1 of Igboland popularly known as Pericoma is from Ndi-Ogbuonyeoma in Arondizuogu, Okigwe LGA, Imo State. Pericoma Okoye Personal Life He died on February 16, 2017 in a hospital in Okigwe, after a brief illness and is survived by wives, children and grandchildren. Pericoma Okoye practiced the African Tradition religon and when he was alive,  was as much a famous 'medicine man' as he was a musician and a lot of people in his community believed that he was a little god hence the name, 'Arusi Makaja' and he was feared mostly for the story of his encounter with transport workers (Agberos) who had allegedly demanded for his tax receipts and then proceeded to lift him on their shoulders intending to take him to his office but he had charmed them, remaining seated on their shoulders refusing to come down for hours until they pleaded and made sacrifices to his deity, This story curtailed the activities of the transport workers for a while. A legend is gone. CHRISTIAN OKOYE, former All-Pro running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, in 1990, founded The Christian Okoye Foundation to help underprivileged children assume their role in society through education and sports.“The Nigerian Nightmare”, as he was known, has spent his adult years perfecting the art of sculpting the human body. After his death, Speed Darlington admitted Pericoma was his dad and that although he hated him when he was alife for killing those who offended him, he missed him now that he is dead, Re: Photos From The Burial Of Mezuo Pericoma Okoye by nabegibeg: 9:52pm On Feb 16, 2017; RIP. During the Ikeji festival he allegedly performed several feats which defied several rules of physics. Pericoma was a highlife musician and traditionalist. Et eius sapienta non mortis, sed vitae meditation est). [8][9], Okoye is the father of Nigerian internet personality & musician Speed Darlington. DOWNLOAD MP3 Chief Periccomo Okoye – Ode Jin Jin DOWNLOAD: Chief […] Get in touch with us via. [10][11][12][13][14], Pericoma Okoye whilst alive was as much a famous sorcerer or 'medicine man' as he was a musician as described by the Nigerian News outlet, Legit. DOWNLOAD MP3 Chief Pericomo Okoye – Awirigidi 2002 (Latest 2019 Igbo Nigerian Highlife Music) This is one of the best Igbo traditional Highlife Music by Late Chief Pericoma Okoye of Arondizuogu of Igbo land. February 16, 2017 . 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