This is the End when Someone Writes what he Knows not
When Amazon had need for the image in one of my essays in 2018, they wrote officially requesting an approval note to permit them to make use of the image. Here is an IGBO admin who has signed himself to plagiarism without remorse.
With joy I applaud the works you are doing here to propagate our history as IGBO. I am happy especially that someone elsewhere has this same burden that has consumed me, trying to make our history known to the entire globe as the people who first existed on this planet.
But sir, permit me to say that two factors are discrediting the beautiful job you are doing here. These two factors are not only dangerous to your firm as a writer, but also deadly to the credibility and authenticity of our history as a people. The factors are: plagiarism and unsynchronized affirmatives.
In writing, we say that one plagiarizes when he shares, lifts or copies another person's ideas, opinions, papers or books without acknowledging the referenced source. In the opinions of copywright commission, this singular act is capable of condeming a piece and landing the plagiarist in jail.
Going from what are outlined on this site, over twenty essay topics were lifted from my research work @ www.ajuede.com, you only acknowledged the history of the Zulu. I know what I passed through to make those works available with some curious researchers from Egypt, US and Israel assisting me. It was a rigorous exercise to organize those pieces. All you did was to copy them without recourse. This is a bad attitude to writing. All these works shown below were copied from www.ajuede.com unapologetically.
The second danger you need to address by revisiting many of the works, whatever I refer to as "unsynchronized affirmatives", is the attitude of depending on the information given by any writer without seeking to add something else that proves that the work is a result of researchers.
Late Professor Catherine Acholonu contributed to my enlightenment towards the Igbo prehistory, but I have never copied her work straight. What I have done countless time is to locate the cave libraries and other ancient tablets through which she got some of her information. This was why I had to read the nine books of Zachariah Sychim who had written excessively about the summer civilization. I too have opposed some of his claims.
Therefore, believing that "Enky/Enki" was the godman whom the Igbo history called Eri, according to Acholonu's Gramcode of the Ancestors of Adam, you make a great mistake and place our history in jeopardy. Acholonu only saw the Egyptian Book of the Dead and Nag Hammadi gospel, she did not see Before the Pyramids, Myth or Reality and over five more books that associated the Egyptian Civilization to the 500,000BC Nsukka Civilization. See The Origin and History of Nsukka
Acholonu built the foundation with the help of his team of researchers at Igbo Landing. As a foundation, we must not hold to that as the endpoint of out history as a people; we must verify her findings in line with the history which has been held by our people. And you should know that Igbo history is not concentrated in one source. To source our history properly, one needs to study our folklore, wise sayings, festivals, ritual process etc and then, harmonize them with what the Igbo speak about their history.
Let me conclude by advising that anybody who knows the admin of the site on the image above should advise him toto alwa verify information and look for ways of improving on the information you get online and even author's books. Again, when you copy someone's work, do well to acknowledge it to avoid reporting your site to Google for abuse of rules.
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