Quiz and Debate Competitions Will Bring Out Patriotism In Ibusa Youths
‘Constant organization of quiz and debate competitions among secondary school students will help create patriotism among the teeming youths of Ibusa in Delta State’. These were the words of renowned Anioma Historian, Emeka Esogbue at the finale of the quiz and debate competition held in the town yesterday. The event was organized by National Association of Ibusa Students (NAIBS), an umbrella body of Ibusa students nationwide.
Speaking at the event, the renowned Ibusa-born historian praised students in attendance urging them to take the NAIBS quiz and debate … Read More
Beauty Pageant Will Transform Ukwuani Girls
-Beauty Queen, Oluchi Anamali
Oluchi Anamali is the current Nwada Umutu. She speaks to EMEKA ESOGBUE on her experiences and the need for Ukwuani sons and daughters to invest in beauty pageants and modeling.
Emeka Esogbue: I see you are beautiful. Who is Oluchi?
Oluchi Anamali: I am Oluchi Trinski Anamali. I was born into the Anamali family of Umutu to Joseph and Justina Anamali. I am a very jovial and easy going person who accord respect to deserving persons. I am also very straightforward and believe in charity. I love everybody around … Read More
Akamesike Emmanuel Okonne is the initiator of Anioma Voice, an Anioma online pressure group with more than 21,000 membership strength. The group speaks for the Anioma region. It guides the region’s representatives and helps the government receive feedback from the grassroots. In this media chat with EMEKA ESOGBUE, Akamesike Emmanuel Okonne, a former footballer bares his mind on Anioma gubernatorial ambition for 2015; state of underdevelopment of the Anioma area and the need for the state government to provide the people with basic necessities of life. He also advises the government to ensure that communities around Asaba get fair share … Read More
Ibusa Give us Omu!
We must all humbly appeal to our indefatigable Interim Chairman of Oshimili North Local Government Area, Hon Innocent Esewezie and the Obuzor of Ibusa, HRH (Obi) Prof Louis Chelunor Nwaoboshi to please give us ‘Omu of Ibusa’. There is no other time than now for the great community of Ibusa to fill in the vacuum created by the continued absence of Omu in the town. The time is now that we have the well-respected Hon Esewezie.
Asaba, Ubulu-Unor, Okpanam, Ogwashi-Uku and nearly all the communities that make up Oshimili North Local Government Area have Omu. Anioma … Read More
The first son remains the heir to Ubulu-Uku throne. Any other reasons are lies.
Ubulu Ezemu, has fascinated lovers of Anioma history and indeed people of Ubulu with his wealth of knowledge on Ubulu issues. Ubulu Ezemu schooled at Ubulu-Uku at the primary and secondary school levels and took up a Bachelor of Arts degree in African and Asian studies. He is a journalist, columnist and a cultural/linguistic activist. His hobby is volunteer service and writing. He notably served Amnesty International throughout his school year. He is in love with wrestling, Iwu Festival and Enuani attire and his … Read More
We need peace in Ubulu-Uku and look forward to installation of the Heir Apparent
Mr. Peter Ifeanyi Okoh is well-known for his outspokenness in Ubulu-Uku issues especially as they concern the community’s welfare. He also loved and respected for articulating truths in the internal political policies of the community. He currently serves as the General Secretary of Umuozim (kingmakers) of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom. The retired principal who read his address to guests and invitees present at the installation ceremony of Pa John Eboji Ikem as the Diokpa (Head) of kingmakers, reckoned efforts made by the traditional council in the … Read More
I love my Anioma people and want to tell the story so bad
-Award winner, John Chuka
On hearing the announcement of his nomination in the prestigious African Oscars award which birthed grandeur, our crew chased John Chuka to hear from him how he did it but not until he was finally announced winner were we able to track him down. The Idumuje-Unoh born-filmmaker is one of the recipients of Nollywood and African Critics’ Awards otherwise called the ‘African Oscars’. ‘The Fetus’ produced in United States of America was nominated in four different categories, winning the awards of the ‘Best … Read More
It was a day occasioned for the installation of Diokpa John Eboji Ikem as the Diokpa of Umuozim in Ubulu-Uku Kingdom, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State. As guests were arranging for the programme, EMEKA ESOGBUE ran into Mr Emeka Babadi, a palace native flutist at Ubulu-Uku. It proved to be an interview in which the Isheagu-born popular flutist bares his mind on the traditional relevance of the woodwind instrument consisting cylindrical tube. The Nasarawa State University MBA holder-flutist and one time councilor in this interview relays to EMEKA ESOGBUE of Ndi Anioma of Nigeria some efforts he … Read More
Ikem Now Diokpa Of Umuozim Umuozim Calls for the installation of Okwuchukwu As the King of Ubulu-Uku
The ancient Kingdom of Ubulu-Uku in Delta State on Saturday stood still as Diokpa John Eboji Ikem was installed the Diokpa of Umuozim Royal Council of Ubulu-Uku. The installation began on the arrival of Chief Emma Ejiofor, the Onitshe of Ubulu-Uku at 12.30pm. However, it was the arrival of Prince Okwuchukwu Ofulue, the Umogwu of Ubulu-Uku that occasioned uncommon exultation among the teeming citizenry. No sooner he walked down from a car with his brother, Prince Mark Ofulue, the Ozoma of Ubulu-Uku that the crowd went into frenzy. One reliable source told this reporter that the people of Ubulu-Uku least … Read More
Name of Obi Date in History
Obi Ozimegwu 1280-1296
Obi Ogiegbalu 1296-1341
Obi Awali 1341-1384
Obi Ubulugbame 1384-1442
Obi Bagbeleme 1442-1504
Obi Oshai 1507-1560
Obi Shieze 1560-1605
Obi Deigbo 1650-1656
Obi Izagbo 1656-1710
Obi Ogboli 1710-1725
Obi Inali 1725-1740
Obi Olise 1740-1760
Obi Dieze 1760-1780
Obi Ojukor 1780-1799
Obi Jeboma 1799-1824
Obi Ogene 1824-1835
Obi Usifo 1835-1852
Obi Ugboma 1852-1875
Umu Osume Esimegwu Era
Umu Okpe Obi Ozimegwu Era … Read More