Efik and Ibibio villages

by J. W. Lieber

Publisher: Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria in [Ibadan]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 69 Downloads: 536
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  • Ibibio (African people)

Edition Notes

StatementJ. W. Lieber.
SeriesHuman ecology and education series ; v. 2 : South East State, Occasional publication - Institute of Education, University of Ibadan ; no. 13, Human ecology and education series ;, v. 2., Occasional publication (University of Ibadan. Institute of Education) ;, no. 13.
LC ClassificationsLB5 .I2 vol. 13, DT515.42 .I2 vol. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4486743M
LC Control Number79315819

  by the Ibibio/Annang/Efik people of the coastal south southern Nigeria and the Ijaw of the Niger Delta. Nigeria's other ethnic groups, sometimes called 'minorities', are found throughout the country but especially in the north and the middle belt. The traditionally nomadic Fulani can be found all over West and Central Africa. The Anang, Efik, and Ibibio people also deserve recognition for maintaining a spoken language that has notchanged very much from that spoken by the Ancient Egyptians at the various stages of their development, and for perpetuating a very unique culture that allows for the uncomplicated linkage of these two worlds. Bystudying this ancient Reviews: 2. This is a name which originates from the Calabar/Akwa Ibom region of southeastern Nigeria. It means "a doer of good, or benevolent". It is also found in Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba (El Oriente) which have populations of people of Ibibio/Efik decent known as "Carabali". Used as LWC throughout the Cross River State in the church; also, in market, business, and media domains. The Efik Bible, published in , was the very first translation into any Nigerian language and is used widely throughout the region. The major dialect and language of the Ibibio-Efik group.

  The name ‘Efik’ is said to be of Hebrew origin (Aphik or Hepik) which means ‘oppressor’. They speak the Efik-Ibibio language. This is a cluster of languages that are quite similar to each other, but also quite different. Some of the languages include; Efik, Ibibio, Annang, Oro, Ibeno, and so on. Descendants of Israel.   English: The Efik are an ethnic group located primarily in southeastern Nigeria. 'Efik' is also the name of their language which is a variation of the Ibibio Efik migrated down the Cross River from Cameroon in the 16th century and founded numerous settlements in the Calabar area in present-day Cross River area along with present-day Akwa Ibom State are usually referred.   Yoruba have different names from Igbo, who have different names from Hausa, who have different names from Ibibio. Yoruba given names are unisex. Many Yoruba given names are used to specify a special characteristic of the child’s birth. Famous quotes containing the words ethnic, groups and/or languages: “ Caprice, independence and rebellion, which are opposed to the social order, are essential to the good health of an ethnic group. We shall measure the good health of this group by the number of its delinquents. Nothing is more immobilizing than the spirit of deference.

Akwa Ibom is one of Nigeria's 36 states, with a population of over five million people in The state was created in by Ibrahim Babangida from the former Cross River State and is currently the highest oil- and gas-producing state in the country. The state's capital is Uyo, with over , Ibom has an airport and two major seaports on the Atlantic Ocean with a.

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Efik and Ibibio villages. [Ibadan]: Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J W Lieber. Abak Abia Akak Akpan Akwa Ibom Andoni Annang Arochukwu Calabar Central Ibibio Chairman Clan Head clans and villages cradle of Ibibio crafts Cross River deity dialect Eastern Ibibio Ikono Ebrutu Edet Ediene Effiong Efik Eket Essien Etefia Ikono Eteidung Etim Ekpo Etok festival former Eastern Ibibio Government Area Ibakesi Ibeno Ibesikpo Ibiaku Reviews: 1.

This book was inspired by the need to preserve the Ibibio language in written form for posterity. For the most part, the Efik language is the language du jour for the written word. This book will hopefully reverse the trend. Basically, the book is meant as a quick reference for those who "don't speak" Ibibio in.

The essays in this book bring together for the first time a discussion on the multicultural and ethnolinguistic groupings of Nigeria. By employing historical and sociological perspectives, each chapter provides an account of the origin, beliefs, and important ceremonial and traditional practices of each group.

Readers will learn the vibrant social peculiarities that have shaped patriarchal. This mobile app essentially allows you to learn how to speak Efik/Ibibio language of Cross River and Akwa Ibom States in Nigeria. It is designed with audio vocals pronunciation of each word or sentence as transcribed in Efik and Ibibio.

The English words or sentences will guide you on how to pronounce it's Efik/Ibibio language translations respectively/5(20). The Ibibio people are a coastal people in southern Nigeria. They are mostly found in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and on the Eastern Part of are related to the Annang Igbo and Efik peoples.

During the colonial period in Nigeria, the Ibibio Union asked for recognition by the British as a. Efik hymn book online is an online repository of your efik hymn book. It has all efik hymns for your use anywhere, anytime Efik and Ibibio villages book any place.

Ibibio-efik hymn, hymnal, apostolic hymns, efik songs, ibibio songs and lyrics on the web. The List. The Top Gospel Songs Lyrics in Efik/Ibibio Languages list followed after same pattern with our list of French Gospel music lyrics, Igbo Gospel songs Lyrics, Yoruba Gospel music lyrics and Etc.

Ami mebiere nditiene Jesus The Full Lyrics. Ami mebiere nditiene Jesus (3x) Ndifiakk’edem (2x) b) Cross k’iso mi ererimbo k’edem. please specify if it is Efik or Ibibio so that i would confuse the two. Somebody told me that Ibibio is easeir to learn. Re: Please, Teach Me Efik/ibibio (calabar/akwa-ibom) Language.

by odumchi: am On   Download Nwed Ikwo - Efik Hymn for PC - free download Nwed Ikwo - Efik Hymn for PC/Mac/Windows 7,8,10, Nokia, Blackberry, Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo - free download Nwed Ikwo - Efik Hymn Android app, install Android apk app for PC, download free android apk files at In spite of the initial -set-back for Ibibio, Jeffreys, a one time District Officer of Nigeria, produced an orthography for the Ibibio language and made a passionate plea to the missionary and other authorities that Ibibio be used officially side by side with Efik for mutual benefits (cf.

Jeffreys ). In Efik Bible John is John. But in Ibibio Bible John is Yoon, which speaks volumes about the unique consonants and vowels of Ibibio language, for which the translators made no pretension. Now here are some other books of the New Testament that may interest you: Matiu, Maak, Duk, Utom Mme Abösîd (Acts Of the Apostles) and Fidibai (Philippian).

Ibibio (proper) is the native language of the Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, belonging to the Ibibio-Efik dialect cluster of the Cross River name Ibibio is sometimes used for the entire dialect cluster. In pre-colonial times, it was written with Nsibidi ideograms, similar to Igbo, Efik, Anaang, and has also had influences on Afro-American diasporic.

The Efik son further states in the book: “Apart from the name “Efik” which the present Efiks had earned from the Ibibios, the long stay of the former (the Efiks) among the later (the Ibibio) created an indelible impression on Efik linguistic history”.

On the whole, the history of Efik migration and settlements seems to have three successive stages; (a) an Igbo phase (b) an Ibibio phase and (c) the drift to the coast. Ibibio society consists of villages, each of which belongs to a larger unit known as the “Clan”. The clan was often named after the founder of the first village in the area.

Each Ibibio village is independent and equal in status. The villages consist of individual families comprising the husband, his wife/wives, children and grandparents. The Efik are an ethnic group located in southeastern Nigeria.‘Efik’ is also the name of their language.

The actual origin of the Efik people is unknown and a subject of debate. There are claims that the Efik people migrated from the hinterlands and settled in the Ibibio, Ibo and Cameroon territories.

THE ORIGIN. The Efik people, as hinted on by the early Scottish missionaries and early Efik balladists, came from the Orient. Our indefatigable historian the late Elder Chief Efiọñ Ukpọñ Aye Eyo Nsa in his book “The Efik People” 10, tried to demystify this “Orient” and pointed quite specifically and intelligently too to Nubia; one of the ancient outgrowths of Egypt peopled by the.

This list is a continuation of our over Efik/Ibibio Praise And Worship Songs; to see other Lists Of Efik/Ibibio Praise And Worship Songs, click on the Pages below.

The Ibibio language belongs to the Benue-Congo language family, which forms part of the Niger-Congo group of languages. The people are generally believed to have originated from one ancestral stock.

The state has English as its official language and other native languages and dialects include; Ibibio, Annang, Oron, Ekid, Andoni, etc.

Efik, people inhabiting the lower Cross River in Cross River state, Nigeria. Their language is the main dialect and language of the Efik-Ibibio group of the Benue-Congo branch of Niger-Congo languages. It is widely spoken as a lingua franca throughout the Cross River region.

The Efik, who are. The Edkiang Ikong is a mouth-watering nutritious vegetable soup that originated among the Efik-Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River state in southeastern Nigeria. Another book by Kola Onadipe which focuses on a village where the birth of twins is forbidden.

A brave woman sacrifices one child so that they both may live. Without a Silver Spoon. This is a book by Eddie Iroh.

It tells the story of Ure, a young boy who comes from a poor family. Ure has to work as a houseboy in order to pay his fees.

Ibibio cultural dancers from Akwa Ibom state,Nigeria The Ibibio people are Kwa speaking people Benue-Congo group of Niger-Congo language, occupying the palm belt in the southeast Nigeria`s Akwa Ibom state and are regarded as the most ancient of all the ethnic groups in are related to the Anaang and the Efik peoples.

During colonial. On this page, you will find a list of Nigerian recipes that are specifically traditional Efik/Ibibio recipes. The following video shows the meals prepared in the Efik/Ibibio tribe of Nigeria.

If you are looking for a meal to prepare for an Efik/Ibibio man or woman, scroll down and choose from the recipes listed below. Obolo language is now a combination of Efik, Ibibio, Oron, and Ijaw dialects based on the original Ijaw intonation and Efik-Ibibio lexicon.

Andoni villages and towns are situated on islands. Thus, Island I comprises Ngo ile Town, Akaradi province Ikuru Town, Unyeangala, Asukama, Agana, Egwede, Ayamboko Town Agwut-Obolo, Ilotombi, Ekede and.

Pronunciation: case sensitive: see the pronunciation key for a guide on how to write the sounds; sounds can only be searched in names that have been assigned pronunciations * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation example: *lee matches names which end with the sound lee _ is a wildcard that will match exactly one letter in the pronunciation.

The culture of Nigeria is shaped by Nigeria's multiple ethnic country has languages, seven of them are extinct.

Nigeria also has over dialects and ethnic groups. The six largest ethnic groups are the Hausa and Fulani in the north, the Igbo in the southeast, and the Yoruba predominate in the southwest, the Tiv people of North Central Nigeria and the Efik - Ibibio.

The present day Efik and Ibibio are amongst the most prominent tribes to be historically associated with the Egbo Society,however during the time of the slave trade the largest and most powerful tribe within the Egbo nation were those known as the Kwa and thus the Egbo Society was also known as AbaKwa(Abacua).

Ibibio, people of southeastern Nigeria, mainly in the Cross River state. They speak dialects of Efik-Ibibio, a language now grouped within the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.

The Ibibio comprise the following major divisions: Efik, Northern (Enyong), Southern (Eket), Delta. The Functions of the Ekpo Society of the Ibibio of Nigeria - Volume 27 Issue 3 - Daniel A. Offiong Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

The Efik are an ethnic group settling along the Cross River estuary and the banks of the Calabar River in Nigeria and in the western Cameroon vicinity. The history of their origin and settlements dates back to the fourteenth century A.D., following their migration from Uruan in the thirteenth century, and to the years that [ ].Ayan Development Union.

This is a group/platform for indigenes of IKOT AYAN ITAM both here and in the diaspora with the aim of bringing togetherness and disseminating important information for the betterment of the community as a whole.