SAVING IKA LANGUAGE THROUGH IKA DICTIONARY

Ika language is the language spoken by the people of Ika ethnic nationality who are found in the Ika Federal Constituency which is made up of Ika North East and Ika South LGAs of Delta State. All the eleven autonomous kingdoms namely; Abavo, Agbor, Akumazi, Mbiri, Idumuesah, Igbodo, Otolokpo, Owa, Umunede, Ute-Ogbeje and Ute-Okpu within the Ika ethnic nationality speak the Ika language. Over time, the usage of the Ika language has experienced a very sharp decline, especially amongst the present generation of youths, partly due to modernization and the…

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ONU IKA HOLDS 19TH OGWA IKA, UNVEILS IKA DICTIONARY

Owa-Oyibu, the headquarters of Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, came alive on Saturday August 19, 2017, when the socio cultural organization, Onu Ika Nigeria, the mouthpiece of Ika ethnic nationality held her 19th Ogwa Ika. This year’s annual event which was held at Odogun Hall, Owa Royal palace, showcased glamour and colour. The memorable event was attended by His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Ika traditional rulers and prominent sons and daughters of Ika land. The ever green event also made history with the unveiling of…

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ONU IKA NIGERIA SET TO HOLD ANNUAL OGWA IKA

The collective leadership and members of Onu Ika Nigeria is set to hold 2017 Ika Ethnic Gathering: Ogwa Ika and 15th Ika Ka Ma Annual lecture series and the presentation of Ika Dictionary come Saturday 19th August 2017. The event is slated to hold at the Odogun Palace Hall, Owa Royal Palace, Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area, Delta State by 10 am prompt. Dignitaries expected at the event are: His Excellency, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State as the Special Guest of Honour, His Royal Majesty,…

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