Temitayo Olugbemiga Sodipo SOBANJO


Temitayo Olugbemiga Sodipo SOBANJO was born on Wednesday 17th March 1943 to the family of Mr. Emmanuel Sorinola Sobanjo and Mrs. (later Chief) Bernice Bolajokp Sobanjo (nee Rowaiye) both of blessed memory. Mr. Tayo Sobanjo, as he was called by many, had the privilege of being the first grandchild of […]

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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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Gabriel Toby


The Profile of a Living Legend Gabriel Tamunobiebere George Toby hails from Opobo Town in Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a Knight of the Anglican Communion and he is simply known as Sir GTG Toby and was born on Sunday (Eke) 29th January 1939. Unlike many in his days, his […]

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HRH Emere Don Awala, One Man’s Opinion


He was great, we must sing praises of our departed but we must not forget that under this regime the courageous Alode known for a collective fearlessness allowed itself to be divided, next a large portion of her land was lost in broad daylight to oku ojuoju. In this administration, […]

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Akunyili, Violent Termination of the Life of a Life Saver


By Emmanuel Obe Doctors by their training and vocation are peaceful and humane people. Their preoccupation is to save and preserve life. The presence of a doctor in a community or an environment is a calm assurance that nothing can go wrong medically. Next to God, doctors are harbingers of […]

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Biography of Deaconess C. C. Okpabi


1950 -2021, 71 years of glorious service Birth Deaconess Cylinah Chua Okpabi (Nee Olaka) known as Chua-Kwe was born into the Adventist family of Elder Walter Dee Olaka and Deaconess Rhoda Osila-Gomba Dee Olaka (Nee Gomba Chu), both of blessed memory, in Ogale, Nchia in Eleme LGA, Rivers State, Nigeria […]

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Deaconess C. C. Okpabi


Samuel O. Onungwe If a friend in need is indeed a friend then, I have lost my mother’s best friend. And since blood is denser or rather viscous than water then, I have also, lost my father’s sister. In all, love is fonder than blood therefore, my church has lost […]

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Prof. Emmanuel Nwoke Amadi


Professor Emmanuel Nwoke Amadi was a lot of things to a lot people, to some a father, grandfather, husband, friend, foe, and to some others a mentor. A man you can liken to Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King JR; Prof. E. N. Amadi stood for what he believed in, […]

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HRH Ɛmԑrԑ Micah Nna Ngelale


Micah Nna Ngelale was born in Eleme, in the year 1924 to Opara Joshua Ngelale of Ekporo community, Odido in Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State. The name of his mother was Rachael Ngelale. He attended Boys School, Okrika and obtained his Standard six certificates after the obligatory examination in […]

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Niger Delta cannot be part of Biafra


By Kenneth Israel Before you even think of forming alliance with the Biafrans please remember that our Hero Isaac Adaka Boro was sentenced to death by two supposed Igbo men named ( Odumegwu Ojukwu) and ( Aguiyi Ironsi), who were still pleased with the one Nigeria slogan because Boro declared […]

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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 Communities and their Clans


Nchia District Ogale Community Aleuken Mbuma-eta Ekpangbala Agbi Ejii Okori Adama Akara Aluebo Oken-eta Okpobia Olele Ekride Agbonchia Community Njuru Ngebate Okpa Ogologba Ngeto Akpankpan Aluejor Obinikiken Alungwa Aleto Community Egbe Ewuwu Chumu Ngofa Obini-eta Okerewa Ebe ele Chapere Ekonwi Olorte Ekorokoro Edaramu Alesa Community Nda Aluoken Egbere-eta Okori Nyime-eta […]

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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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