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    How One Eh Eta Functions In Eleme Communities

    The traditional structure of the family unit is replicated at the town level thereby instituting many offices which include One-Nkiken, One Eh Eta, One Nkporon, Okwunyoa, Okwunkporon, Okwuegbara and Mbaeta. The function of One Eh Eta (Paramount Ruler) is mainly administration and consists of matrimonial complaints, legitimacy of children and relationship with other communities. Oneh Eh Eta presides over certain aspects of yam title ceremonies marriage and the issue of authority for the burial of the dead. He presides over the customary judicial session called Owenkporon which handles more sensitive and critical cases. Oneh Eh Eta is the head of the delegation of Okwnkporon while attending the meeting of the…

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    Eleme Youths Are Lazy – Obarinemi Paul-Obelley

    Vibrant and young Bishop Obarinemi Paul-Obelley of the Shammah Ministry International in this interview x-rays the problem in Eleme land and urges the youths to think out of the box in order to tear off the garb of laziness which according to him is beclouding their future. He said the youths should explore opportunities inherent in the internet and stop complaining of lack of jobs and harassing the companies in the land. Excerpts: Inside Eleme: Sir, may we have a peep into your background. Bishop Obarinemi: I am Obarinemi Paul-Obelley. I am a Bishop of Shammah Ministry International. I’ve been serving in the ministry for about 14 years now, I’ve…

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    Alesa Scholars Pass Vote of Confidence on Mba-Ngei

    The Alesa Scholars Association has passed a vote of confidence on the leader of the Alliance for the Defence of Eleme, Hon. Johnson Emere Mba-Ngei, who is an illustrious son of Alesa Community in Eleme Local Government Area. Addressing newsmen in Alesa during the association’s 2018 Concert Show/Talent Hunt held during the festive period at Alesa play ground, Chairman of Alesa Scholars Association, Comrade Gift Wuwu described Hon. Mba-Ngei as the alternate voice speaking for the interest of Eleme people and urged him not to relent in his effort to ensure that public servants are held accountable to the people. He said the association is proud of Hon. Mba-Ngei and…