Covid 19 Testing Center in Rivers State

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Plot 801 Ebitu Ukiwe Street, Jabi, Abuja, Nigeria. Date: 2nd May., 2020. Sir/Madam, URGENT REQUEST FOR THE IMMEDIATE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FUNCTIONAL TEST LABORATORY CENTRE FOR THE NEW CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) IN RIVERS STATE BY THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) We the entire members and the Executive […]

ALAS! MBIRA

Pantheon Panthers our pilgrims And the echoes of your breathe Lay up the forte and walls Now we walk in ego and greed Selfish and heedless creed Thrown away the bonds of your virility And Andoni Unspeakable aborigines Mystic beyond melchezedek order Stand in awful shame and smiling greed Mbira! Both Macbeth and Caesar Lives […]

A River

A River  charts it’s own course: It doesn’t have the luxury of following an existing path, it creates one. A River flows: It does not have to go with the flow, it is the flow. A River overcomes: It cuts through stones, gorges, trees and still overcomes. Life is pretty much the same, like a […]

Obolo

The name , Obolo can be interpreted variously as : (a) a name of a person , that is , the founder of the Obolo ethnic nationality . (b) a geographical area occupied by a people and , (c) a name by which the inhabitants can be identified . Thus they can be known traditionally […]

AWAJI (GOD) IN ANDONI

AWAJI, is the Andoni name for God. Etymologically, it consist of two syllables: “Awa” and “Eji”. Awa in Andoni is the innermost part of a shrine. The awa is holy, reserved and sacred. It holds the secrets of a deity. It is the direct place for invocation of the powers of a deity. It is […]

Some facts about Eastern Obolo

[pjc_slideshow slide_type=”mangrove”] The history of the Eastern Obolo (Andoni), whose little settlements are scattered among the mangrove swamps along the coast – from the left bank of the Imo River to the Qua Iboe River estuary and beyond – is full of myth, voyage and mystery. Their traditions contain elements of Bonny, Opobo and Ibibio […]

About Eastern Obolo !

The history of the Eastern Obolo (Andoni), whose little settlements are scattered among the mangrove swamps along the coast – from the left bank of the Imo River to the Qua Iboe River estuary and beyond – is full of myth, voyage and mystery.1 Their traditions contain elements of Bonny, Opobo and Ibibio culture. Living […]