OBIKPORO VILLAGE

QUARTERS: OBIKPORO
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 4
COLOURS:
TITLE: ONYAGBA (OBIKPORO EXCLUDING OREZE SECTION), OREZE.

Obikporo village belongs to the Umu Ezechima clan, descendants of Oreze the first Obi of Onitsha Mmili and second Obi of Onicha Ado N’Idu. The Oreze section of Obikporo village is the Spiritual Head of Umu Ezechima Clan.
Descendants of Idoko (Son of Usse, who was the daughter of Aroli and who married an Attah of Igala) are also part of Obikporo village.

ISIOKWE VILLAGE

MOTTO: ISIOKWE LULU UKA BA MMUO
QUARTERS: ISIOKWE
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 3
COLOURS:
TITLE: AJIE.

Isiokwe village belongs to the Umu Ezechima Clan, descendants of Obi Chimaevi (Chima Ogbuevi) the third Obi of Onitsha and second Obi of Onicha Mmili who married Enobi daughter of the Attah of Igala.
Umu Ebo kindred group in Isiokwe are the Deputy Spiritual Head of Umu Ezechima Clan.

UNIQUE FACTS: Isiokwe people are reputed for their rainmaking prowess
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UMUAROLI VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: UMU EZEAROLI
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 5
COLOURS:
TITLE: KPARI.

Umu Aroli are descendants of Eze Aroli by his first, fourth and fifth sons [Agadagba, Eze Olisa was the tenth Obi of Onicha Mmili and eleventh Obi Of Onitsha and Anyo (Daike)] They belong to the Umu Eze Chima clan and are exogamous to Ogbendida and Ogbeoza villages.

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OGBENDIDA VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI NDIDAKU ONUIYI, NDI IDEYI NA ERUTELU EGO
QUARTERS: UMU EZEAROLI (CHIMEDIE)
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 3
COLOURS: GOLD AND AZURE
TITLE: KPARI.

Ogbendida also known as Ogbeozala ndida are descendants of Eze Aroli by his third son Obi Chimedie who was the eight Obi of Onicha Mmili and ninth Obi of Onitsha. Ogbendida village are the descendants of Orezeobi who was the first son of Obi Chimedie. They are exogamous to Ogbeoza and Umuaroli.

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NOTABLE SONS AND DAUGHTERS: Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Ugochukwu Achebe, the twentieth Obi of Onicha Mmili and twenty-first Obi of Onitsha hails from Ogbendida village.

OGBEOZA VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: UMU EZEAROLI (CHIMEDIE)
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 5
COLOURS:
TITLE: KPARI.

Ogbeoza and Ogbendida are both descendants of Eze Aroli by his third son Obi Chimedie who was the eight Obi of Onicha Mmili and ninth Obi of Onitsha. Ogbeoza village trace their descent to Orowa and Ijelekpe (Obi Ijelekpe was the eleventh Obi of Onicha Mmili and the Obi Chimedie. They are exogamous to Ogbeoza and Umuaroli.

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NOTABLE SONS AND DAUGHTERS: Chief Ukpabi Asika (Ajie Ukadiugwu) former administrator of the East Central State hails from Ogbeoza village.

OGBOLI OLOSI VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI OLOSI ENYI, NWA EBO NA ASO ENYI JI ENYI EME ARU
QUARTERS: OLOSI
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 5
COLOURS:
TITLE: ODUAH.

Olosi was the daughter of Obi Chimaevi by Enobi and sister of Eze Aroli. Her descendants are the current indigenes of Ogboli Olosi. Traditionally they are charged with the burial of Onitsha kings. They are also members of the Ezechima Clan.

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UMUDEI VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI DEI ABORIKA, ABORI KULU AZU KU A NNI.
QUARTERS: OKEBUNABO
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 10
COLOURS: SILVER AND GREEN
TITLE: ODUAH.

Descendants of Dei. Umudei village belongs to the Okebunabo Quarters of the Umu Eze Chima Clan. They have historical ties to the people of Aboh. Their fishing prowess is legendary.

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OGBEMBUBU VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: OKEBUNABO
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 2
COLOURS:
TITLE: IGWE NWANYI.

Descendants of Chimezie (history is unclear on whether Chimezie ruled Onicha Mmili or not). They belong to the Okebunabo Quarters of Umu Eze Chima Clan. They are exogamous to Ogbeabu village.

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OGBEABU VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: OKEBUNABO
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 3
COLOURS:
TITLE: IGWE NWANYI.

Descendants of Chimukwu, the third Obi of Onicha Mmili and fourth Obi of Onitsha, Inosi Onira and Aniemena (Animena was the first son of Oreze who was the second Obi of Onitsha and first Obi of Onicha Mmili). They are members of the Okebunabo Quarters. They are exogamous to Ogbembumbu village.

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NOTABLE SONS AND DAUGHTERS: Obi Samuel Okosi, Obi James Okosi and Obi Ofala Alphonsus Okagbue, three recent Obis of Onitsha were all from Ogbeabu. The first President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , Chief Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (Owelle) was from Ogbeabu.

OGBEODOGWU VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI ODOGWU ANIKE
QUARTERS: OKEBUNABO
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 4
COLOURS:
TITLE: ODUAH

Descendants of Tasia; who was the sixth Obi of Onicha Mmili and the seventh Obi of Onitsha. They are members of the Okebunabo Quarters. They are notable warriors and hunters.

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OGBEOTU VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI OLU NA ESI ITE NA MMILI UGBO
QUARTERS: OGBEOLU
CLAN: UMUEZECHIMA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 2
COLOURS:
TITLE: OYOWO

Descendants of the fishermen Ogbodogo and Okomanya, two brothers from Igala who ferried Ndi Onicha in their canoes from Ilah in Delta State to Onitsha.

UNIQUE FACTS: Some families in Ogbeotu still bear their Igala names; example the Abutu family.

NOTABLE SONS AND DAUGHTERS: Emmanuel Okala, Nigerian goalkeeper hailed from Ogbeotu village.

UMUASELE VILLAGE

MOTTO: NDI ASELE OBODO DIKE
QUARTERS: UMU ODI
CLAN: UGWU NA OBAMKPA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 4
COLOURS:
TITLE: ONOWU.

Renowned warriors and hunters; Ndi Umuase belongs to the Ugwu na Obamkpa clan. Tracing their descent to the Obamkpa community in present day Delta State.

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IYIAWU VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: ZOLI
CLAN: UGWU NA OBAMKPA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 3
COLOURS:
TITLE: OWELLE.


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ODOJE VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: ODOJE ODU (UMU ODIMEGWU GBUAGU)
CLAN: UGWU NA OBAMKPA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 1
COLOURS:
TITLE: ODU


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ODOJE VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: ODOJE OZI
CLAN: UBENE/OGBENDUGBE
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 2
COLOURS:
TITLE: AJIE.


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ODOJE VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: ODOJE
CLAN: AGBANUTE
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 1
COLOURS:
TITLE: AJIE.

Tracing their descent to Agbanute Clan of Onicha Olona in present day Delta State. The surviving families are the Oranu and Okwosogu family who are now merged with the Umu Onaje family of Odoje Ubene.

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OBIOR VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: IGWO
CLAN: OBIOR
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 1
COLOURS:
TITLE: IGWE.

The members of Obior village trace their origins to the Obior community in present day Delta State where Eze Chima the first Obi of Onitsha died and was buried and where the plan for settling the present day Onicha Mmili was hatched and finalized. Members of the clan own the Udo shrine and also confer royalty on Obi’s elect.

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OGBOLI EKE VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: EKE
CLAN: OGBOLI EKE
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 6
COLOURS:
TITLE: OGBOLI EKE EXCLUDING THE OKPOSIEKE SECTION: ABI, OKPOSIEKE SECTION: IGWE.


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OGBEOZOMA VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: OZOMA
CLAN: AWADA
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 2
COLOURS:
TITLE: AKPE.

The members of Ogbeozoma village trace their descent from Idumu Ozoma in Isele Mkpitima in present day Delta State. They traditional open the new yam festival in Onicha Ado N’Idu.

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MGBELEKE VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: MGBELEKE
CLAN: ULUTU-ADO
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 1
COLOURS:
TITLE: OJIE.

Descendants of Egbe and Keke, two Igala fishermen who Onicha meet on the banks of the Niger on their sojourn from Ilah to the present Onicha Mmili. Egbe and Keke welcomed the strangers and later inter married with them and settled amongst them. Joining up with Umu Ikem and Ogbeotu to form Ogbe Olu.

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UMU IKEM VILLAGE

MOTTO:
QUARTERS: UBULU NA IKEM
CLAN: UBULU NA IKEM
NO OF KINDRED GROUPS: 3
COLOURS:
TITLE: AJIE.

The ancestors of the members were soothsayers, traditional healers and herbalist for the King. They hailed from Ubulu in present day Delta State and Ikem in present day Abia State. They traditionally oversee the initiation of the annual fro the King and perform other purification rights for the Kingdom too.

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