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G24 – EMBASARA FOUNDATION (A New Leadership and Governance Initiative) Vision The emergence of an Ijaw society sustained in love, unity and prosperity, and living in peace and harmony with its neighbours Mission To ensure the enthronement of insightful, accountable and purposeful leadership and governance for the accelerated and sustainable development of Bayelsa State in […]

Socio-Cultural Signposts

In the imagination of  millions of non-Ijaws to be Ijaw is nearly almost equivalent to being social protester. Well that is not entirely wrong, and there would not be any need to correct that impression. Indeed the Ijaws, from colonial days of both the British, but first Portuguese incursions, Ijaw have been known to be […]

Development of Backwardness?

Poverty is one of the major ailments killing the Ijaw people, especially in their own Ijaw state of Bayelsa State. A visit to areas besides Yenegoa shows a total disconnect and dereliction on the part of elected officials. Investigations reveal that the history of impoverishment in the oil rich state was immediately compounded with the […]