The palace of
His Royal Majesty (HRM), Obi Stephen C. Osagie III, (J.P), the Obi of Akumazi
in Ika North East local government area, the third longest reigning monarch in
the world was agog as he celebrated his 60th anniversary on the throne. The
celebration which was held on 31st of November, 2013 witnessed a massive
turnout of chiefs, traditional rulers, elders in council and the entire
community of Akumazi kingdom who came to grace the occasion.
It is from
our heart we conceive good or evil and not from our brain. The brain is
connected with thinking while the heart is connected with action. The
centrifugal force that pulls every man into action, whether positive or
negative action is the heart. There is a story (not from theology) that when
God finished His perfect workmanship of creating man,
to available records, both oral and written, Akumazi in Delta
State are said to have had primordial
relationships with the Binis in the present Edo
State of Nigeria.
records, which are both verbal transcriptions of stories from our progenitors
and written accounts of colonial officers, tend to indicate that the origin of
Akumazi could be put at about 12th Century A.D.
Dean Chukuka S. Enwemeka, Ph.D., FACSM, has been appointed UWM Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious title that can be bestowed on a faculty member at UWM. To date only 40 professors have been so honored since 1973...
be no cohabitation of people within a geographical aggregation without a
typical way of life. This is what history and experience has taught us. Society
is a collection of certain persons, perhaps of uncommon origin who cohabit in
some particular geographical space over a long period of time and fashioning
for themselves, specific or general ways of doing some things and in consensus,
developing certain codes of conduct and manners of reprimanding and punishing deviance
few years ago, and in this same amiable ikaworld, I published an article
relating to how UN targets a connected world by 2010. That is, a world where
all villages and individuals, irrespective of height, position ...