Nkim Itong Festival of Uruan


Nkim Itong festival is one of numerous traditional ceremonies of Uruan people in Akwa Ibom state. It is an age long tradition that have been practiced in many generations in Uruan people in communities such as Idu, Mbiakong and Ifiayong. The people in the pictures are not harmed rather they […]

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Why Oyibo Hanged Himself


Oyibo was a Masters degree holder from Cambridge University. I know by now, you will have started thinking he was from a rich family. No, far from it. He was from a wretched family. He battled his way to the top by wining scholarship after scholarship through hard work. After […]

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Reviving the Spirit of Selfless Service and Teamwork


On Sunday, 15th November 2021 the Punch Newspaper quoted the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi to have single-handedly sponsored 200 indigent students to study courses of their choice during his service as Chancellor of Usman Dan Fodio University, formally known as Sokoto State University.  In October 2021 it was reported that the Olu […]

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Statesman Challenges Scholars, Others on Eleme Identity


A human capacity developer, Elder Jerry Dee Olaka, has in rhetoric publicly challenged scholars and others on the identity of Eleme people in Rivers State, Nigeria. In a post on his social media timeline titled “You Questioning Who We Are”, the generous leader said: “Where in the world, did you […]

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Remembering Ojukwu, rebel and pacifist


By Emmanuel Obe Those of us who grew up after The War had a picture of a scary and fearsome Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu. The image was not helped by the wild thick beards the Biafran General and Head of State wore and for which he was better known. In fact, anyone […]

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King of Peace Observes Otebe’nu Festival


Otebe’nu is an ancient festival practiced by traditional believers in Eleme, Eleme LGA of Rivers State, Nigeria. It had long gone extinct for decades following the coming of Christianity. Adaaji.com is dazed to behold sites of this ceremony. Otebe’nu is marked after a new yam harvest as sacrifices and prayers […]

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The ‘Untold Secret’ of Dangote


Sometime in the 1980s, the man of God T. L. Osborn visited the church of Archbishop Benson Idahosa, after the program, T. L. Osborn needed an urgent flight to the United States of America. On their arrival at the airport, Idahosa pleaded with some passengers for someone to surrender his […]

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Ken Poly Students Appraise Lecturers, Dr. Obele Emerges Best.


  An awardee and lecturer of the Kenule Saro-wiwa Polytechnic, formerly known as the Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori, who bagged “the best knowledge impacting lecturer in the year 2021” Dr. Joseph Obele is still full of gratitude to God and the entire students who singled him out among a multitude […]

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