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Isoko people

Obaro IkimeМЈ

Isoko people

a historical survey

by Obaro IkimeМЈ

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Published by Ibadan University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English


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Statementwith a section on the Isoko language by B.O.W. Mafeni.
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Open LibraryOL19661186M

The Isoko Association of North America (IANA) is a nonprofit and nonpolitical umbrella organization of people of Isoko descent who reside in the North American continent. One of the goals of IANA is to engage in and facilitate the healthy, economic, intellectual, and cultural development of Isoko Peoples around the world. The recent proposed plan by Barrister Okiogbero Jonathan Edhebru to set up National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN) study centres in two strategic Isoko communities in Oleh and Ozoro are welcome development. The evergreen Emede born lawyer and chartered accountant who hails from Isoko south local government area of Delta state knows vividly the importance of [ ].


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The Isoko people by Obaro Ikime; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History, Isoko (African people). He is the author of ‘Isoko must unite in Jesus Isoko people book. This book gathers all information on successful Isoko people in Lagos and Nigeria with track records.

He is one of the founding fathers of Isoko club in Lagos. He is a man of integrity. Yet another tradition by Professor Obaro Ikime in his book: Isoko People – A Historical Survey” maintain that Owhe was driven from Benin by an Oba who was jealous of Owhe’s wealth, Owhe and his group left the kingdom until they came to a place called Owhe-Otor (land of.

A Synopsis Of How The Isoko Nation Came To Being. The nucleus of this articles is to acquaint all sundry of Isoko origin, the several myths of traditions of origins surrounding the evolution of the ISOKO NATION, knowing very well that more than half of the descends- both young and old, have no knowledge of the stories of their origin.

Isoko Language, Culture and People. 2K likes. The Isoko ethnic group is one of the ethnic groups in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, occupying an area of 1,sq km. with population of over ,Followers: K.

is a free local classifieds website & online classifieds platform where you can post free advertisements related a business, product, items, and service offered in Rwanda. IsokoNow, launched in Octobera place where people can connect with each other to Buy/Sell/Find goods and services.

Get the latest book news and features fromincluding celebrity-recommended book picks and breaking news about best-selling celebrity authors, from Michelle Obama to Chrissy Teigen. Literature. There is literature for both the Urhobo and Isoko languages. There are Bibles and Christian hymn books for both languages.

There are also dictionaries for Urhobo, written by Ukere, Osubele, Juliua Arerierian and Akpobome Diffre-Odiete. While all the former ones are bilingual, the last one by Diffre-Odiete is a multilingual dictionary of English, Okpe, Urhobo and Uvwie, with over.

Isoko Language Fluently To be good in every language, you must be familiar with the alphabet, and the vocabularies. And Isoko language is rich with diverse dialects.

Meaning if you are learning it, you should be open to all the dialects. Do not be biased toward any of the dialects. Also keep in mind that there is a central Isoko : Amugini Odomero. The Isoko people are predominantly Christians. Traditional worship still thrives despite the strong onslaught of Christian principles.

Ọghẹnẹ is the word for God. Written By: Isoko, people of the northwestern part of the Niger delta in Nigeria, speaking a language of the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family. The term Sobo is used by ethnographers as a cover term for both the Isoko and their neighbours the Urhobo, but the two groups remain distinct from one another.

Secretary, Isoko Language Committee, Prince Peter Omovie urged all Isoko sons and daughters to support the project, noting, “We don’t want people to just write Isoko books. See more of Isoko Language, Culture and People on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account.

Create New Account. Not Now. Related Pages. National Union Of Isoko Students - NUIS, Worldwide. Education. Isoko National Youth Assembly - INYA. Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) The Isoko.

Isoko people are an ethnolinguistic group that inhabits the Isoko region of Delta State, Nigeria. They are people of southern Nigeria, near the northwestern Niger delta. The Isokos speak the Isoko language, which is very linguistically similar to the Urhobo language.

James W. Welch asserted that Isoko is a dialect of Urhobo. All Isoko People Should Post Here. by liftedone(f): pm On Komekn, you mean you can read the Isoko bible. Gosh, that's the one that really pains me, not being able to read the Isoko.

Second, we have an excellent piece on pre-modern Isoko-Urhobo cultures from Whutney Foster, a dedicated member of President Kennedy-era Peace Corps Volunteers.

Foster employed his period of service at St. Michael’s College, Oleh, in the mids to research the traditions of origins of the Isoko people, Urhobo’s not-so-distant kinsmen.

OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: by Obaro Ikime ; with a section on the Isoko language by B.O.W. Mafeni. THE ISOKO TRIBE JAMES W.

WELCH T HE Isoko country in the north-western corner of the Niger Delta, Southern Nigeria, is a virgin field for anthropologists. Beyond one or two brief and usually inaccurate references in accounts of the Delta, and a Government Intelligence Report, nothing has been collected about or written upon the Isoko people.

Isoko is a region of Delta State in southern Nigeria and is inhabited by an ethnic group of the same name, the Isoko people. The region is divided into two Local Government Areas, Isoko North (headquartered at Ozoro) and Isoko South (headquartered at Oleh).

Isoko mask. Isoko people are an ethnolinguistic group that inhabits the Isoko region of Delta State, and Bayelsa State Nigeria. [2] They are people of southern Nigeria, near the northwestern Niger delta.

Delta State and Bayelsa State are part of the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta is the most comprehensive compilation and study of various aspects of the history of the Urhobo people of Nigeria's Niger Delta.

It begins with an examination of the prehistory of the region, with particular focus on the Urhobo and their close ethnic neighbour, the Isoko.5/5(2).

History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta is the most comprehensive compilation and study of various aspects of the history of the Urhobo people of Nigeria's Niger Delta. It begins with an examination of the prehistory of the region, with particular focus on the Urhobo and their close ethnic neighbour, the Isoko.

Isoko Wado!!. Welcome to the website and virtual community of Isoko Association of North America, IANA. We are the sons, daughters and friends of Isoko, resident in the United States of America and Canada, united in a common purpose that is dedicated to the socio-economic development of our homeland and the uplifting of our peoples worldwide.

Isoko people are known to be peasant farmers with arable farmlands for cultivation. Most Isoko people started their early profession with teaching and pastoral training, which made many not to. We offer Bespoke tailoring. Tailoring can be expensive, but here at Isoko, we pride ourselves in making tailoring very affordable.

We outsource quality fabrics from New Zealand and other parts of the world. We provide wardrobe arrangement and cleansing. A lot of people can get overwhelmed with clutter that forms from constant buying. Consequently, with no oral or written records of their origin or migrations, Urhobo people forgot their history until now.

The evidences that put the records straight are the account in the book, Urhobo roots and the gods’ fabric, and certain words still used by the Urhobo people and some Nigeria ethnic groups today, which words originate only from Nubia, Egypt, and Babylon. The region is divided into two Local Government Areas, Isoko North (headquartered at Ozoro) and Isoko South (headquartered at Oleh).

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This is a pioneering work on Urhobo language, and since language is not the restricted domain of only scholars of linguistics, other aspects of the language or issues that impinge on language use are also discussed in this collection of essays by a eleven experts drawn from research institutes and universities.

Since literature is a vehicle of language, the proverbs and axioms of the language 5/5(1). "History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta is the most comprehensive compilation and study of various aspects of the history of the Urhobo people of Nigeria's Niger Delta.

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the Isoko people are found in Delta State of Nigeria, and it was believed that the Isoko people originated from Benin kingdom and that the Benin kingdom also originated from the Yoruba Empires thus, making the Isoko people have the same creation story as the Yorubas.

Covered in the volume are papers covering: the impact of secularisation and urbanisation on a most cherished socio-cultural practice of the extended family system of the Isoko people in Nigeria; the traditional medical practices in Urhobo with particular focus on the use of local herbs to treat ailments; the socioreligious as well as the Author: I.

Ejizu. CHIEF Owho Ovuakporie is a community leader, who is aspiring to lead the Isoko people as President General of the Isoko Development Union, IDU.

In this interview, he speaks on the IDU, the Isoko. MOTHER AND SON The Wartime Correspondence of Isoko and Ichiro Hatano by Hatano, Isoko & Ichiro and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is an authorized Web site of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

It is a research tool for publications in various languages produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses. This book covers all of the 19 clans in Isoko including Isoko-Ame, à hitherto forgotten aspect of the Isoko nation. The book also systematically connects one community to the other in a manner that re-vibrates the ancestral bonds of Isoko clans.

There is also a narrator’s review after each clan history. The Isoko People of the Niger Delta: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.

Author: Oghenekome Ukrakpo Onokpise, the 8th Bi-Annual IANA Convention, LA, USA. Geographically located in the southeastern part of Delta State, Isokoland is made up of two local governments; Isoko. Essi spoke further: “The last time when we had the fifth edition of this programme at Shell Road, Warri on July 14I presented a book titled Historical Facts on the Isoko People and.

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