Finima Traditional Music
The Owuasara (Nkiasibi) Masquerade
The Otobo (Hipopotamus) Masquerade (Owuogbo)
HOUSES (WARI) AND THEIR CODE NAMES (SIGNALLED WITH DRUMBEATS)
Minapu ani ibibem wa pi wamina wari ere nimi akwabu tego, ama miemie nye gosi
|1||Buoye Omuso Major House (Duawari)||Sugbe’ sonoma sonoma Owu mangia iri pa, furotuwo Fina dighe bu finagh|
|2||Dopuyo Wari||Ogbogoroma fubara ibiere buru akpa kpa|
|3||Cross Wari||Kalikulu kalika pulo ofori tere’ igoni ko’|
|4||Goro Wari||Amabara boro’ iri nkana, erebara boro’ iri nkana, iri nkana iri nkana juwo owu|
|5||Tamunobere Wari (Adum)||Apilamani taribo taribo, Okiobulo taribo taribo|
|6||Papanye Wari||Apilamani Fifi bere’, fiagh fiagh bere’|
|7||Owari Wari||Namagha kiri buo buo|
|8||Akpa Wari||Opu okirika omongiasi, Opu ogoloma omongiasi..Fubara ibiere gboro gboro bo|
|9||Goni Wari||Akie Wari Amabo, nama karagh|
|10||Attoni Wari||Odokara, Odokara , Opu igikila toru koro okuma, Tamuno ebiribo kilebo, kilebo|
|11||Hart Wari||Oyami Odekara, Iru fegh bapa fi, Opuigikila toru koro okuma, igwengi bipisu|
|12||Owupele Wari Ere||Ogboloma fubara ibiere fawari taria|
|13||Omoni-ye Sughu Wari||Ogboloma fubara ibiere buru Akpakpa|
|14||Konibo-ye Awanta (Tobin Minor House)||Amabara boroh perebo tuwo, Ere bara boroh perebo tuwo; Perebo tuwo bubo bipi ekwekwe|
Finima is an ancient community in Bonny Island; strategically located at the South-Eastern coast by the mouth of the Bonny River; that empties into the Atlantic ocean.
The area is apt and suitable for marine export/trading activities; by reason of the North-Eastward deepen river channel of the Bonny River.
Established in 2001 by the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG), the Finima Nature Park came from an agreement among the communities of Finima and Bonny in Rivers State , South-South, Nigeria to conserve the forests for their dignity, their biodiversity and the natural environment ‘s normal functioning to provide and protect human settlements.
Finima was founded, first settled upon, occupied and owned by Kongo, who migrated from the ancient country of Okoloba, in Ebeni-Toru, of Central Ijaw Clan in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, about 1100AD, to found Ikpakpayo.
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