Scholarship

Education costs continue to increase for the students and parents all over the world. Specifically, the high prices of textbooks create a significant financial burden on society, prohibiting many students from reaching their full academic potential. With the huge economic crisis affecting the world today and the inflation of textbooks representing the major portion of…

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Njoku

Who we are

Early Oroko history is hard to find in written sources and so relies mostly on oral historical accounts that have been handed down from generation to generation. While many Oroko do not claim their origins to a common ancestor, most Oroko trace their ancestry to a man named Ngoe,[circular reference] son of Nebongo (or Nambongo…

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Oroko Culture

Our Oroko Culture

Very few Oroko communities are urban or semi-urban. Hence, the majority of Oroko people live in rural areas with usually large villages of over 3000 people. So much of Oroko culture is shared with the ethnic groups that surround them. The Oroko claim to have founded the Ekpe secret society, a type of masonic organization…

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Oroko Language

Oroko Languages

The Oroko speak the Oroko language, a Narrow Bantu language which appears in Zone A.10 of Guthrie’s classification.The Oroko language is a dialect cluster comprising nine dialects, namely: Londo, Lolue, Lokoko, Lotanga, Lokundu, Lokombe (Ekombe), Longolo, Loma (Bima), and Lombongi (Mbonge). Some linguists have treated these dialects as separate languages.