His Highness, Emere Oji Awala


His Beginning In the year 1935, a baby boy named Oji was born into an ancestry of warriors, traditional rulers and orators.  His father, Emere Obe Nwafor Awala was the grandson of Emerengiri kindred in Ejii community and Awala Onwwaaka Obelewa of Ogale and mother of Okia Awala of Ojan […]

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Evang. Jonah Ekpone Chujor


By Samuel O. Onungwe I may have known him in my hometown Ogale in the eye of a little boy. I heard he once contested as Councillor to represent Ogale Ward 3. However, I had an uncle, father and friend in him during my secondary school at Birabi Memorial Grammar […]

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Chief (Deacon) Victor Ejor Okpabi, JP


1953-2020 Birth and Years of Childhood It was the short dry season of 7 August 1953. The sun fed the sky majestically in its graceful ambiance and the tiny village of Alode basked in its much needed rays after the heavy falls that ended a few days earlier. There were […]

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Eleme, 10 Clans and their Communities


Ogale Clan Aleuken Mbuma-eta Ekpangbala Agbi Ejii Okori Adama Akara Aluebo Alesa Clan Ekongor Mao Okori Obini-eta Obini-nkiken Ngejelowa Awalama Nda Alode Clan Akara Acharama Akaraolu Ewika Efere Onimbie Ollorte Eteo Clan Aleubo Njuru Nloro Mbionwi Abai Obolo Agbonchia Njuru Ngebate Okpa Ogologba Ngeto Akpankpan Aluejor Obinikiken Alungwa Aleto Clan […]

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Ascension: Philip O. Obele


Samuel O. Onungwe His Majesty, Emere Dr. Philip Osaro Obele, JP, was born in 1958 at Aleto, Nchia in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. Until his retirement into full community service, he had served as a professional teacher and a successful school administrator. During which he dedicated […]

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HM, Emere Ngei A. O. Ngei


1919 – 2001 Family Background His Majesty, Emere Ngei Aaron Ngei (JP), the Oneh-Eh Eleme IX (Paramount Ruler of Eleme Kingdom) was born into the Christian family of Emere, Joshua Oluka Ngei and Madam Sarah Ngochinya Ngei of Obeabala compound of Nda community, Alesa Clan in Eleme Local Government Area […]

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Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile


By Nwangwu Uchechi Nigerians cry, the Heavens celebrate. We mourn this beautiful youth. But, I celebrate you because the farmements celebrate you. You reached your peak with your colours in your middle 20s, telling other youths like you that, we can make it. It’s unfortunate that you and I did […]

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HRH, Emere Walter Gbute Ngegwe


—- 1970 Lineage Ngegwe Oloo hailed from Onua-Oka kindred of Ejii Community, Ogale Clan in Eleme Local Government Area. Ejii has its ancestry from Ajoor, one of the extinct communities of Eleme land. Ngegwe Oloo was the husband of Osila Torchii who was married from Ejamah community in Ebubu Clan. […]

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Elder Ngulube E. Ngulube


April 24, 1930- Aug. 15, 2011 Parentage and Birth Elder Ngulube was born into the pagan family of Ngulube Olakanwi and Emereowa Tekara Ngulube (nee Awaa of Okori), both of Alesa in Eleme LGA on 24th April, 1930. His birth occurred two months after the death of his father. Hence, […]

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Chief Jonah Ollor Ollornta


1905 – 2003 In 1905, the sound a new born baby was heard in the house of  Ollornta  Ollor and Pepe Ollor. That child was Jonah Ollor Ollornta. He was the only brother to his three sisters. Jonah was cherished and protected by his parents and the desire to make […]

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Ayuba Danladi


1957 – 2020 Ayuba Danladi  was a native of Dass Local Government Area, Bauch State, Nigeria. He was a Muslim and was married with four (4) wives and twenty (20) children.  Ayuba Danladi, started his primary education at Central Primary School, Dass, between 1962 and 1968 and obtained his First […]

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Archbishop Dr. Friday Osaro Nwator, OON, JP


1940-2015 Birth and Early Life At the dawn of a new decade in 1940, was born a new baby to Mr./Mrs. Nwator of Alueken family in Ogale village, Eleme – Nigeria. ┬áThat day, his father called him Friday Osaro Nwator and that became his name. ┬áHe would rise from a […]

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Chief Samuel Ngbale Osaro


1936~2012 Birth Samuel was a product of prayer. So was the case of Chief Samuel Ngbale Osaro. His  birth came after series of fasting and prayer by Chief/Mrs. Peter Osaro, Ekorwi Agbeta Ebubu, Eleme LGA in Rivers State. He was their fourth child and the only male child. Born on […]

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Chief Isaac Osaro Agbara


1951-2019 Birth Chief Isaac Osaro Agbara, Emere Nkuma 1 of Eleme and the One-Eh Ejamah XI, Ebubu in Eleme LGA, Rivers State, Nigeria, was born into the family of Chief Appolus and Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Abbe on 6th March, 1951. Education He obtained the First School Leaving Certificate at the […]

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Elder Obele Te-Nwaji


28th Nov., 1930 ~ 8th Dec., 2011 Birth and Early Life The marriage between Late Mr Akarada Nwaji of Osaro-Ejii, in Ejii Community and Late Mrs Yorowa Osaro-Oluka of Okori Community both in Ogale, in the present day Eleme LGA led to the birth of Obele Te-nwaji on the 28th […]

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HRM, Sir (Dr.) S. O. Ejire


16th Nov., 1929 – 6th Dec. 2018  (89 years) Birth and Childhood His Royal Majesty, Sir (Dr.) Samuel Oluka Ejire, was born on 16th Nov., 1929 to Chief Michael Ejire Awala and Madam Ogboru Ejire Awala both of Agbonchia Clan, Eleme LGA, Rivers State, Nigeria. He was the second surviving […]

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