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We Have Only 2 Tribes In Nigeria - Kingsley Moghalu

Nigerian political economist and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu has revealed the numbers of tribes we currently have in Nigeria. In a post on his official social media page, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 general election said there are only two tribes in Nigeria, and they are the politicians and the people.

  11 months ago ago
We Have Only 2 Tribes In Nigeria - Kingsley Moghalu

CULTURE

History of a Small "Country" That Once Existed In The Southern Part of Today's Nigeria, Called Aro

About 400 years ago, there used to be a country in the southern part of today Nigeria. It encompassed what was previously known as the eastern region, Biafra, and now southeast and south-south. The name of that country is Aro, historically known as the Aro Confederacy.

  10 months ago ago
History of a Small

ENVIRONMENT

The Origins Of The Ijaws In Delta State, Nigeria

The Ijaws form the 4th largest ethnic group in Nigeria.They are spread across several states in the country.Each of the Ijaw settlement in each location in the country has a story of how they got to where they are.The focus of this article is to give a brief origin of the Ijaw people that live in Delta State, Southern Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
The Origins Of The Ijaws In Delta State, Nigeria

PARENTING

When 2 Men Claim Ownership Of An Unborn Child, Here Is How It Is Settled Traditionally In Kabowei

It is always a good thing for children to be born.It calls for celebrations in the family.The Ijaws celebrate the birth of a child in a unique way.The scenario is different when two men claim ownership of an unborn child.It is difficult to know the father of an unborn child traditionally except using scientific knowledge.

  1 year ago ago
When 2 Men Claim Ownership Of An Unborn Child, Here Is How It Is Settled Traditionally In Kabowei

SOCIETY

Life Of The Kabowei People Of Delta State - Marriage And Burial

The Kabowei People are part of the Ijaws that are located in Delta State, Nigeria.Although, the ijaws are culturally related, there are still some aspects of their culture that are different from others.Marriages and burials are done according to traditional rites.The marriage process in Kabowei is given below: The Kabowei People have 5 marriages, these 5 are, (a) Ekie-ere, a marriage held just between the two families, no elaborate activities, Fei-ere a big marriage, Tei -ere or Agbai-ere, taking a woman as a lover or concubine, (d) Kore-Weri Koru, a marriage that is put on hold, and Tebe Tiemo, marriage in which a party is forced to marry the other.

  1 year ago ago
Life Of The Kabowei People Of Delta State - Marriage And Burial

SOCIETY

Ijaw Arrest: Binis Return Home in Wild Jubilation from Abuja

It was jubilation all round on Saturday, 27th February 2021 at Obazuwa village, Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, midsouth Nigeria when the elders and generality of the people received members of the community arrested by the Police to the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Ijaw Arrest: Binis Return Home in Wild Jubilation from Abuja

POLITICS

The Ijaws Of Ondo State Are Not Yorubas, They Won't Be Included In The Yoruba Nation -Bishop Francis

Bishop Francis Akinnola is one of the renown Nigerian clergymen who have been a cheerleader for the agitation of Yoruba Nation.

  1 year ago ago
The Ijaws Of Ondo State Are Not Yorubas, They Won't Be Included In The Yoruba Nation -Bishop Francis

POLITICS

Straight Talk To The Ilajes, Ijaws, Apoi And The Ikales In The Forthcoming Governorship Election

Citizens vote for political party of their choice and in that way, influence government policy. You support a political party to achieve a common set of interest, concerns and goals. I think the decision to vote for a party or it's candidate depend on the political utility, which is the precise degree of personal or corporate satisfaction or sense of want fulfilment a people derived for their support. Some quality of a good or service served which have brought a significant improvement to their living condition

  1 year ago ago
Straight Talk To The Ilajes, Ijaws, Apoi And The Ikales In The Forthcoming Governorship Election

CULTURE

The Ijaw tribe of Nigeria, and some of their characteristics

The Ijaws are a group of Nigerians who are originally from the Niger Delta.A large number of them work as migrant fishermen in camps as far west as Sierra Leone and as far east as Gabon, owing to their affinity for water. The Ijaws are unquestionably the most populous tribe in the Niger Delta region, and undoubtedly the fourth largest ethnic group in the whole Nigeria, with an estimated population of over fourteen million.

  1 year ago ago
The Ijaw tribe of Nigeria, and some of their characteristics

RELIGION

Things you might like to know about Egbesu the great Ijaw deity of War.

It is commonly stated that Egbesu is the god or deity of warfare. Worshipers believed that while this statement is correct,it is at the same time misleading as it does not address all the functions of the deity. Woyingi the mother of all things. According to its worshippers, Egbesu is the incarnation of the Almighty Mother God referred to as "Woyingi" "TemeArau"(mother of all things and creatress respectively), and it's the most ancient belief of the Ijaws. This Izon religion,encompasses the spirituality, philosophy

  1 year ago ago
Things you might like to know about Egbesu the great Ijaw deity of War.

POLITICS

Ijaw Names And Meanings

Ijaw Names And Meaning Ijaw names and meaning – The Ijaws or Izons is the fourth largest tribe in Nigeria, located in the Niger Delta region – See Ijaw names and the meaning here. They are a very rich culture with fishing as their main occupation since they are located in the riverine area. The Ijaw land is rich in crude oil making them one of the major stakeholders in the Niger Delta region. Below is a list of Ijaw names and their meaning: Please share

  1 year ago ago
Ijaw Names And Meanings

POLITICS

Ikoro Ijaws attack Binis in Obazuwa

It was hell let loosed when indigenes of Obazuwa in Ovia Northeast Local Government Area of Edo State on the 17th December 2020 at about 5pm suddenly saw two Toyota Sienna cars screeched to a halt at the centre of the main street in the community. The drivers made u-turns and started shooting at different directions. The people were scared to their wits and scampered for safety, some getting injured in the process. The residents did not know what was responsible for the sudden attack, and as such had to seek

  1 year ago ago
Ikoro Ijaws attack Binis in Obazuwa

CULTURE

The History of the Famous Warri crisis.

On July 12 1999,  reports alleges that the conflict in the Delta states continues and now involves the Urhobos, the Ijaws, the Isekiris and lately the Aniomas. The conflict between the Isekiri and Ijaws reportedly flared up again in June 1999, and a lot of people lost their lifes to the violence. Post express states that, the Warri carnage is not only symptomatic of the numerous problems facing the people of the Niger Delta region, but also an exposé of an unwillingness by the government over the years to

  1 year ago ago
The History of the Famous Warri crisis.

POLITICS

Meet The Non-Igbo Man Who Coined Out The Name Biafra

Many have heard about the sovereign Biafra Nation, but don't understand how the name was coined, we live in a nation were people don't bother to know history anymore, as Biafra agitators continue to fight for their freedom, it is important to note that, Nigeria is going to be more united and develop faster if we remain as one country. However, it will surprise you that the man who coined out biafra is not an Igbo man but from Ijaw in Bayelsa State, his name is Frank Opigo, so the history of Biafra cannot be

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Non-Igbo Man Who Coined Out The Name Biafra

FASHION-BEAUTY

Forget cross dressers - These photos will teach men how to rock skirts stylishly

Women have been wearing men's clothing for as long as l can remember. Aside gay men and cross dressers who tend to put on women's clothing, most men do not like the idea in addition to the fact that many believe that it won't suit men. As a Nigerian, you probably most have seen people tying a wrapper, not even a skirt. In the Southern part of Nigeria for example, the Ijaws, tie wrapper as their cultural outfit. Whether or not you have seen a man wearing a woman's clothing before, you still need to feed your

  1 year ago ago
Forget cross dressers - These photos will teach men how to rock skirts stylishly

POLITICS

Opinion: The Race For 2023 Delta State Gubernatorial Election Has Begun

The Ijaw/Manager arguments: Zoning amongst the three senatorial districts has been completed. Zoning should begin with tribe now and it is the turn of the Ijaws to produce the next Governor.  My opinion: Democracy provides that the majority should always have their way. However, if there be zoning at all, we must also put into consideration "the majority rule" principle of democracy. The Ijaws in Delta State are a tiny minority, yet they have produced a deputy Governor and the senator ineffectively representing

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: The Race For 2023 Delta State Gubernatorial Election Has Begun

POLITICS

"If Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba Are The 3 Largest Ethnic Group, Who is The 4th?" See What Wikipedia Said

Despite years of debate, there has been no consensus on the answer to the age-old question of who came fourth in regards to the minority ethnic groups in Nigeria. The top three have been settled with Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba topping the list. These are the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria. The Fulanis are said to be intertwined with the Hausas which is why they are not considered the 4th largest ethnic group. However, the minority groups give a headache to say who outnumber others. The Ijaws, Ibibios, Tivs

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

Tompolo, Ex-Niger Delta militant leader make his public appearance after six years of hiding.

Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, Ex-Niger Delta militant leader that led the movement for emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) who in 2015 retired to a quite life after he faced trial for allegedly looting 45.5 million naira. The former warlord was seen again during the Egbesu festival of the Ijaws, dancing, worshipping and celebrating together with the Ijaws to mark this year Egbesu's festival. The Egbesu god is the deity of justice and the Ijaws believes that its force, is for their

  1 year ago ago
Tompolo, Ex-Niger Delta militant leader make his public appearance after six years of hiding.

POLITICS

#EndSARS: 5 Kinds of people you will find during the protest.

The #endsars protest which is going on in the different parts of the country, is steadily gathering momentum. Certainly, this is the first time, the nation has withessed a protest of this nature. The close bond shared between there protesters regardless of ethnicity, religion or culture has never been seen in the history of Nigeria. Be its Igbos,Yorubas, Efik, Ijaws, everyone is out to achieve the same goal and objective. Regardless of the main cause of the protest, and the spirit which is steadily guiding

  1 year ago ago
#EndSARS: 5 Kinds of people you will find during the protest.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Aso-oke dress styles for wedding ceremonies and other occasions. (17 photos inclusive)

Aso-oke is an African clothing material, it is been weave locally with hand, using the weaving instrument. Aso-oke is very common in Nigeria, especially among the yoruba, ijaw, TV and many other tribes. Each tribe in Nigeria have their own unique colour of aso-oke which they normally use, and such colour is use to identify them. For instance the Ijaws has their own particular colour of aso-oke they use and once you see it, you be able to identify the person wearing it as an ijaw person. Aso-oke is widely use

  1 year ago ago
Aso-oke dress styles for wedding ceremonies and other occasions. (17 photos inclusive)