As part of efforts to strengthen the ancestral link between the binis and the ekpeye people of rivers state, members of the benin cultural heritage centre (bchc) last week visited the eze ekpeye . Ekpeye ethnic in nigeria _____ a paper presented to dr david g mcquitty southwestern baptist theological seminary _____ in partial fulfillment. Rabbit meat as a preferred animal protein source in ekpeye kingdom of rivers state, nigeria g a kalio, i etela and v e ginika department of agriculture, rivers state college of education, ndele, nigeria.
Ukwuani, igbo, ekpeye, ika, and ikwerre are not one and the same language but are classified as languages which belongs to the same liguistic family of igboid languages the culture of the ukwuani people is also related to several cultures in the niger-delta ndokwa play host to several multinational oil and gas companies. There has been in this region an ethic of holistic stewardship which people exercised in all matters of land ownership and use especially within ogba and ekpeye 2 before the advent of oil . Ekpeye is a language, a people, a culture and an ethnic kingdom in nigeria ekpeye people live in the ahoada and ogba egbema areas of rivers state, nigeria, with a population of 80,000 (1991 census), which had increased by 63% to approximately 130,000, according to the 2006 census estimates, carried out by the federal government of nigeria.
Ali ogba, history of ogba people by ellah, francis j (20) in ogba myth of origin, akalaka is the founder of ogba nation the ogba nation 1460-2003 volume 1 by ben-fred ohia and henry o onyedibia (19). Ekpeye is a language, a people, a culture and an ethnic kingdom in nigeria ekpeye people living in the ahoada and ogba-egbema areas of rivers state, nigeria, with a population of 80,000 (1991 census), that has increased 63% to approximately 130,000, according to the 2006 census estimates. The national commission for museums and monuments(ncmm) has canvassed for an effective management of heritage sites in nigeria a director in the commission, tonye dagogo, made the call when he led a team of the commission’s staff to a meeting with the eze ekpeye logbo in-council at ekpeye house, ahoada in rivers state.
There are more than 300 tribes in nigeria, with more than 500 languages they all have a significant impact on shaping the culture of the country checkout the most popular tribes in nigeria and the states you can find them. Ikwerre people of river state is one of major ethnic group in nigeria they are a subgroup of the igbo people ,  although a small minority for political expediency now dispute this account, claiming their history was rewritten during the colonial period because of the dominance of the larger igbo group. Ekpeye people are, perhaps, the most dynamic of southern nigerian peoples its culture is a complex mix of original ekpeye , neighbouring ijaw, and influential igbo cultures ekpeye culture is most similar to igbo culture because their interactions with the igbo have been the earliest, the most intense, and the longest. Development: governor wike calls on ekpeye people to work in unity december 30, 2017 featured post , politics 284 views rivers state governor, nyesom ezenwo wike has called on the people of the ethnic nationality nationality to work in unity for the development of the area. The traditional ruler of ekpeye kingdom, ahoada west local government area, rivers state, hrm eze robinson o robinson, has warned political opponents of the former deputy speaker of the house of representatives and esama ekpeye (the full moon) of ekpeye kingdom, hon prince chibudom nwuche, to desist from the plan to kill him and tarnishing his image or face the fury of the people and their ancestors.
Nwuche sues for peace in niger delta since 1999 has not been fair to ekpeye people because they have not received any democratic dividends, the youths should not on account of the neglect and . It is true that there are many tribes in nigeria that are still holding to the moral standard of their culture but in a country where a lot of people . The ekpeye (àkpà ọ́híá) are a people in southeastern nigeria  with a distinct culture and rulers of a former kingdom the ekpeye are usually included as a subgroup of the igbo people on linguistic and cultural grounds.
Short history of ekpeye people (an excerpt from an upcoming book entitled “the ekpeye book – a comprehensive guide in the history and culture of ekpeye people of the niger delta region in nigeria”. Ekpeye language ekpeye is an igboid ekpeye native to: nigeria: region: rivers state: ethnicity: ekpeye people: native speakers (101 cited 1973) language family . The ekpeye tribe, one of the numerous tribes in rivers state of nigeria is a very good example of the tribes that are now involved in cohabitation. A short history of ekpeye people (an excerpt from an upcoming book entitled “the ekpeye book – a comprehensive guide in the history and culture of ekpeye people of the niger delta region in nigeria” published by usama ekpeye usa inc,.