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The History Of Egbema Kingdom – A True Izon (Ijaw) Kingdom

The ancient Kingdom of Egbema is politically split into the present day Edo and Delta States of Nigeria. Egbema Kingdom is bounded on the north by the Olodiama of Edo State and the Itsekiri of Delta State, west by the … Continue reading

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Brief History Of The Izon (Ijaw) Tribe In The Niger Delta

We the Izon (Ijaws), the predominant indigenous people in the Niger Delta,┬ámoved to the Delta over 7,000 years. We have a distinctive language. The Niger River Delta, one of the largest and beautiful deltas in the world, is the largest … Continue reading

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The Ijo (Ijaw) People Of Delta State: Their Early History And Aspects Of Social And Cultural Practices

This paper is a historical exposition of the Ijo people of Delta State in the South-South and Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria. A literature gap exists on these groups compared to their kith and kin in the States of Bayelsa and … Continue reading

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