Meghan Markle bestowed prestigious title in Nigeria after sharing DNA results

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Meghan Markle has been bestowed a prestigious title during her visit to Nigeria - days after she revealed she was "43% Nigerian".

During their visit to Nigeria, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have visited local schools, enjoyed a sitdown volleyball game with the Nigeria Unconquered, and the former Suits star even spoke at a Women in Leadership event.

And it would appear that the people of Nigeria are loving the Royal visit, with Meghan in particular being showered with praise - and even a prestigious new title.

In a touching ceremony on Sunday, the 42-year-old Duchess of Sussex was bestowed with the honor of being recognized as "Ada Mazi" - a title signifying the "daughter of an aristocrat" in the esteemed Ancient Arochukwu Kingdom.


Per the Daily Mail, the event saw the participation of three esteemed Kings: His Eminence Engr Eberechukwu Oji, Eze Aro of Ancient Arochukwu Kingdom, Igwe Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, and the Great Olu Of Warri Kingdom.

On social media, fans of the Duchess were abuzz following the news of Meghan's newfound status, with one fan jubilantly proclaiming: "Princess Meghan First of her Name! Daughter Doria of OUR blood," while another reverently referred to her as "our new Princess of Arochukwu Ancient Kingdom."



In a heartfelt speech captured on TikTok by Arochukwu Network, Meghan expressed her gratitude - especially on Mother's Day - acknowledging the absence of her children and expressing her joy at being in the motherland.

Adorned with a golden sash bearing the Ada Mazi title and holding a fabric depicting the 'Oru-Arochukwu' insignia, Meghan said: "I'm very very grateful I'm very humbled.

"And today is Mother's Day so it feels appropriate - because of course we are missing our children, I'm missing my babies - it feels really good to be in the motherland.

"Thank you so much for the titles and really beautiful names. We can't wait to come back, thank you so much."

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Prince Harry also addressed the gathering, humorously referring to them as his "in-laws" and expressing gratitude for the warm welcome extended to him and his wife.

"Thank you for welcoming my wife and myself to Nigeria. It's our first visit. It certainly won't be our last. Thank you for the naming ceremony," the Duke said. "I don't know how I got dragged into that as well, but to be able to witness it as well next to my wife, it means a huge amount to both of us but especially her, so thank you for that."

As previously mentioned, during the couple's visit, Meghan took part in a Women in Leadership event, where she delightfully revealed that she was "43% Nigerian".

"Being African-American, part of it is really not knowing so much about your lineage or background, where you come from specifically," she told the audience and fellow panelists. “And it was exciting for both of us to discover more and understand what that really means.”

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The crowd was then asked to suggest Nigerian names for Meghan, with one person suggesting  "Omowale", which comes from the Yoruba tribe and means "the child has come home", per Sky News.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were invited to Nigeria by the nation's chief of the defense staff. Their three-day visit aimed to promote mental health awareness among soldiers, empower youth, and shine a light on the Invictus Games.

Featured image credit: Anadolu / Getty

Meghan Markle bestowed prestigious title in Nigeria after sharing DNA results

vt-author-image

By stefan armitage

Article saved!Article saved!

Meghan Markle has been bestowed a prestigious title during her visit to Nigeria - days after she revealed she was "43% Nigerian".

During their visit to Nigeria, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have visited local schools, enjoyed a sitdown volleyball game with the Nigeria Unconquered, and the former Suits star even spoke at a Women in Leadership event.

And it would appear that the people of Nigeria are loving the Royal visit, with Meghan in particular being showered with praise - and even a prestigious new title.

In a touching ceremony on Sunday, the 42-year-old Duchess of Sussex was bestowed with the honor of being recognized as "Ada Mazi" - a title signifying the "daughter of an aristocrat" in the esteemed Ancient Arochukwu Kingdom.


Per the Daily Mail, the event saw the participation of three esteemed Kings: His Eminence Engr Eberechukwu Oji, Eze Aro of Ancient Arochukwu Kingdom, Igwe Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, and the Great Olu Of Warri Kingdom.

On social media, fans of the Duchess were abuzz following the news of Meghan's newfound status, with one fan jubilantly proclaiming: "Princess Meghan First of her Name! Daughter Doria of OUR blood," while another reverently referred to her as "our new Princess of Arochukwu Ancient Kingdom."



In a heartfelt speech captured on TikTok by Arochukwu Network, Meghan expressed her gratitude - especially on Mother's Day - acknowledging the absence of her children and expressing her joy at being in the motherland.

Adorned with a golden sash bearing the Ada Mazi title and holding a fabric depicting the 'Oru-Arochukwu' insignia, Meghan said: "I'm very very grateful I'm very humbled.

"And today is Mother's Day so it feels appropriate - because of course we are missing our children, I'm missing my babies - it feels really good to be in the motherland.

"Thank you so much for the titles and really beautiful names. We can't wait to come back, thank you so much."

Credit: Anadolu / Getty

Prince Harry also addressed the gathering, humorously referring to them as his "in-laws" and expressing gratitude for the warm welcome extended to him and his wife.

"Thank you for welcoming my wife and myself to Nigeria. It's our first visit. It certainly won't be our last. Thank you for the naming ceremony," the Duke said. "I don't know how I got dragged into that as well, but to be able to witness it as well next to my wife, it means a huge amount to both of us but especially her, so thank you for that."

As previously mentioned, during the couple's visit, Meghan took part in a Women in Leadership event, where she delightfully revealed that she was "43% Nigerian".

"Being African-American, part of it is really not knowing so much about your lineage or background, where you come from specifically," she told the audience and fellow panelists. “And it was exciting for both of us to discover more and understand what that really means.”

Credit: Anadolu / Getty

The crowd was then asked to suggest Nigerian names for Meghan, with one person suggesting  "Omowale", which comes from the Yoruba tribe and means "the child has come home", per Sky News.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were invited to Nigeria by the nation's chief of the defense staff. Their three-day visit aimed to promote mental health awareness among soldiers, empower youth, and shine a light on the Invictus Games.

Featured image credit: Anadolu / Getty