The Impact of Nyime and Eporo Eleme on Alueken Ogale


At the reign of Ͻnԑ Ɛԑ Eleme IX (1970 – 2001), the people were divided between Nyime Eleme and Ekporo Eleme factions of traditional Rulership. HM, Ɛmԑrԑ Ngei A. O. Ngei then proposed the creation of more clans from the existing clans. The minimum was to split one into two. […]

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The Story of Anasemi Construction Nigeria Limited


THE CEO AND PRESIDENT OF ANASAMIC CONSTRUCTION NIGERIA LIMITED , KING APPOLUS CHU, IN HIS KEYNOTE REMARKED ADDRESS, ON THE OCCASION OF ANASAMIC AT 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY . I started business as a young man in my teens, while still in secondary school. By the age of 18, in 1988, […]

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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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Jerry Deeolaka, Others Commend Article on Ngor-Nka, Offers Advice for Growth.


Mr. Benjamin Ngongwia a native of Ebubu in Eleme Local Government has received encomia over his undying love for his people of Eleme and their rich cultural heritage. This follows his recent article on Ngor-Nka ceremony which is one of the marital rites in Eleme. Ngor-Nka itself is a pride […]

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Tai Solarin


By Ayekooto Akindele TAI SOLARIN was a hard critic of IBB and a perpetual lover of the poor. One day, after series of criticisms, IBB invited Tai for a discussion, he asked him what he could do to better the lives of the poor. Tai was happy, he quickly proposed […]

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Nigeria Civil War: The Eleme Experience


(The Impact of Nigeria Civil War on Eleme) By Samuel O. Onungwe Although the Nigeria Civil War began formally on 6th July 1967, the war had commenced in May of same year as the Nigeria Navy which has the constitutional mandate to protect the territorial integrity of Nigeria was drafted […]

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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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The Promise To Construct Nchia Internal Roads, Why Ebubu Should Be Included


By Samuel O. Onungwe The literary giant Chinua Achebe towards his passing handed over a historical account, there was a country. That title brings to mind that there was once an emerging city in the ancient town of Ebubu, in the present-day Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. Ebubu if not […]

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Eleme to Enjoy 24 Hours Electricity if Prepaid Metres Are Acquired


Transformers, Clans with High Debt Profile Risk Disconnection, PHED Visits Akpajo, Onne this Tuesday. Samuel O. Onungwe, the Publisher of adaaji.com had an interactive session with the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED personnel who pleaded anonymity today, 20th September 2021 and he bares his mind on the challenges impeding […]

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Ojaonu


By Samuel O. Onungwe Ojaonu has been described as a minor yet significant ceremony which permits the would-be son in-law to eat at his betrothed maiden’s place whenever he visits her at her parents’ house. Ngofa (2006) says it used to be a private affair between ‘son and mother’ and […]

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History of ‘Ofe Mbo Owa’ by the Church Community


Samuel O. Onungwe Ofe Mbo Owa customarily known as Ofe Mbo Eta E-i was centrally performed by oku eta – male adults of the community and presided by the Ͻnԑ Ɛԑ Ɛta until early 1970 when the Seventh-day Adventist Church Community at Ogale withdrew from joint participation. This action occurred […]

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The story of ELANO Investments Limited


By Samuel O. Onungwe The civilian government of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2004 indicated willingness to privatise some public enterprises following the failure of many of them due to poor management. The Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation TCPC had been constituted as far back as 1988. This committee metamorphosed […]

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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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Ogale and Ogales


By Samuel O. Onungwe Ogale is the traditional headquarters of Eleme land and serves as the local government administrative nexus of the area. The natives of Ogale are peaceful, industrious and generous. Ogale land presents beautiful scenery; relatively a tableland yet Nsinsin-Oken, Olele and Nmu-Okun lie downhill while Mbaala, Okanwenmu […]

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Ogoni Apex Social Cultural Organizations: Power, Authority and Legitimacy


By Apere Nyor-uwe’elomee In the pre colonial Ogoni, leadership of the villages were in the hands of the Te-erebuen(owner of the village). Although Head of their respective villages, which were independent of one another, they come together in times of disagreements between two or more villages for settlement. Doing this, […]

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Light Up Eleme


By Samuel O. Onungwe #LightUpEleme #RestoreEkporo Each time I see the solar streetlight along Ogale road and Indorama EPCL trailer park, it feels like a kitchen lamp or candle light in a whole central room. Each night I pass the Indorama EPCL gate facing the budding Nchia City, located uphill […]

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