January 2014 Blog Posts (2)

A Little, Humble Tribute to Late Chief Segun Okeowo

Truly and indisputably, the last of the great student leaders of Nigeria

“Nigeria, March/April 1978: The Minister for Education, Col Ahmadu Ali under the Obasanjo Military administration, had just announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria intended to increase the cost of feeding for University and other tertiary institutions’ students. At the time also, students pay about 98 Naira per year to secure accommodation on campus. The room…

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Added by Akintokunbo Adejumo on January 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Origin of Ikot-Ekpene Day Celebrations: Putting the Annual Celebrations in Proper Historical Perspective.

Author: Tom U. Okure. Ph.D



The Context



Map of Current Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area Ikot Ekpene Day is a celebration that takes place shortly after Christmas and is celebrated annually by all the town's inhabitants and original families that make up what is today called Ikot Ekpene or the Raffia City. In the mist of the celebration, and in common with most celebrations, we tend to sometimes forget why we are celebrating and the origins of the celebrations. It… Continue

Added by Dr. Tom Okure on January 9, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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