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|The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by CHM11: 12:20pm On Aug 19, 2015|
South South Region Guide
The South South region of Nigeria comprises of six states and is strategically located at the point where the Y tail of the river Niger joins the Atlantic Ocean through the Gulf of Guinea. Though a relatively small stretch of land, the south of the country provides the economic mainstay of the economy: oil. In addition to oil and gas, the region equally contributes other key resources, with potential huge investment opportunities in tourism and agriculture.
Akwa-Ibom State - Promised Land
Akwa-Ibom is located in the coastal part of the country, with an area of 7,081km2 and a population of almost five million. The state shares boundaries with Cross River State, Rivers State, Abia State and the Atlantic Ocean, with Uyo the capital city. The main languages in the state are Ibibio, Annang, Eket, and Oron. Akwa-Ibom has a rich historical and cultural heritage with major attractions like the Ibeno Sand Beach, Oron Museum, Mary Slessor House and monument tomb.
Bayelsa State - Pride of the Nation
Bayelsa is located in the lower southern part of the Niger Delta region, and its capital is Yenagoa. This state is blessed with many historical attractions, like the Slave Transit Hall and cultural festivals (Ekpetiama Okelede new yam festival, Odemimon festival, Otuoke and others), and houses a population of two million people occupying an area of 10,773km2. There are 10 languages spoken in the state; of these, Izon, Nembe, Ogbia and Epie-Atissa are the most predominant.
Delta State - The Big Heart
Delta State has Asaba as its capital and is made up of
The south south is a region in the lower part of Nigeria, they are a beautiful, culturally diverse and naturally blessed people with very rich histories. The South South is home and mother to various minorities who have been through a lot and have learnt from the anomalies of history. The south south people include, the Abayon, Abua (Odual), Adim, Adun, Agbo, Akaju-Ndem (Akajuk), Anang, Andoni, Anyima, Anioma, Bachere, Bahumono, Bekwara, Bette, Bini, Boki (Nki), Degema, Ebana, some Ebirra (igbirra), Ebu, Efik, Egbema, Ejagbam, Ekajuk, Eket, Ekoi, Engenni (Ngene), Epie, Esan (Ishan), Etche, Etsako, Etung, Etuno, Gokana (kana), Ibenno, Ibibio, Ijaw, Ika, Ikwerre, Ikorn, Isoko, Isekiri (Itsekiri), Iyala, Izondjo, Mbembe, Mbube, Nkim, Nkum, Ododop, Ogoni, Ogwashi-uku, Okobo (okkobor), Okpamheri, Okpe, Olulumo, Oron, Owan, Qua, Ukelle, Ukwani (Kwale), Uneme (Ineme), Urhobo, Uyanga, Yache, Yakurr (Yako) and many others
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by gmaribel(m): 12:21pm On Aug 19, 2015|
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by Daniel058(m): 12:21pm On Aug 19, 2015|
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by sigain: 12:24pm On Aug 19, 2015|
Nice one. i like this states and their worth but part of you are Igbos so nothing good comes out of it
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by basilo101: 1:32pm On Aug 19, 2015|
See d map u uploaded, Aba and Benin which one is closer to d sea? i.e. Which one is more southern. Cross river and imo which one is more Niger Deltan? All these abnormal nomenclatures sef.
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by CHM11: 2:05pm On Aug 19, 2015|
basilo101:Sorry dear, this thread has nothing to do with south east igbo regions, this thread was to simply show the region called the SS and the people there. It has nothing to do with Aba or Imo.
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by CHM11: 2:08pm On Aug 19, 2015|
sigain:Whatever rocks your boat dear friend, it doesn't affect the igbolike groups in the SS or other tribes, they are blessed and they are growing.
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by Nobody: 2:09pm On Aug 19, 2015|
Please this post is about south south. Dont bring Igbo madness into it.
|Re: The South South People- Beautiful, Blessed, Diverse. by Nobody: 2:10pm On Aug 19, 2015|
there are Yoruba speaking people in south south too. Have u seen them coming to turn the topic to yoruba vs south south?
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