Ibibio


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I·bib·i·o

 (ĭ-bĭb′ē-ō)
n. pl. Ibibio or I·bib·i·os
1. A member of a people of southeast Nigeria.
2. The Benue-Congo language of the Ibibio, closely related to Efik.

Ibibio

(ɪˈbɪbɪəʊ)
npl -os or -o
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of SE Nigeria, living esp in and around Calabar
2. (Languages) Also called: Efik the language of this people
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'This enabled him to avoid all the 23 aspirants that jostled to succeed him and decided to pick an Ibibio man (Udom Emmanuel), from Eket Senatorial District, which Oron is a part, to become the next governor.
It also evaluates the aftermath of the conflict and how the protest practices used by Igbo and Ibibio women influenced British colonial policy.
A plus for this administration is the development of Ibibio Language curriculum, scholarships, grants and laptops were given to students of Medicine and Law in various tertiary institutions, among other laudable policies that have changed the rhetoric in the education sector.
(272) In The Man-Leopard Murders, David Pratten discusses a similar technology called soul-trapping, which is used by the Ibibio and Anang of eastern Nigeria:
Commonly called fluted pumpkin, Telfairia occidentalis is called Ugwu in Ibo; Aworoko, Eweroko in Yoruba, Ikong or Umee in Efik and Ibibio, and Umeke in Edo
Others were Anioma, Ibibio, Etsako, Esan, Oron, Isoko, Bekwarra, Edo, AfighIwaadEket and Urhobo with no representation from the Itsekiri ethnic nationality.
The demand was more vocal from the east central zone,Ogoja, Ibibio, Osun, Nasarawa, Taraba, Katsina, Igala territories.
Chock full of A-list talent, this year's line-up includes Soul II Soul, Nightmares On Wax, Morcheeba, Lee Scratch Perry, Marshall Jefferson, Ibibio Sound Machine, Fabio & Grooverider, and Dreadzone.
Warm tea made from the husk and leaf is taken for the treatment of malaria, depression and other diseases in Ibibio traditional medicine.
Other acts appearing include Ibibio Sound Machine (July 12), The Brand New Heavies and Craig Charles (July 13) and Burt Bacharach and Khruangbin (July 14).
Leith Theatre, eif.co.uk July 18 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Fronted by nigerian singer eno williams, the sounds that this particular machine make are influenced heavily by west african 70s funk, with electronic synth beats that won't fail to get you up onto your feet.
BC Camplight and guests will play on Friday, Self Esteem and Free Love on Saturday, with Ibibio Sound Machine closing the festival out on Sunday.