n Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions - Metaphysics of kola nut : towards an authentic African Igbo communion; a challenge to Christianity

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2276-8386
  • E-ISSN: 2408-5987



Apart from economic and medicinal importance of kola nut, its metaphysical significance especially among the traditional Igbo Africans, calls for more exposition. In this paper, within the context of Igbo Africans' worldview, we shall expose the nature, existence and reality of kola nut especially the traditional Igbo specie called 'Oji Igbo' botanically called 'cola acuminata' or 'atrophora'.

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