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Welcome to the home page of Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, Incorporated, a non-profit entity registered and located in Washington, DC.

Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, Incorporated is the umbrella organization of all regional Itsekiri associations in the United States of America.

Currently, there are ten regional groups that make up the entity.

The Itsekiri People & Culture
Our mission is to:
  • promote Itsekiri custom, culture and heritage
  • promote cordiality and unity among Itsekiri sons and daughters
  • protect and support Itsekiri people and their values
  • promote peaceful coexistence between Itsekiris and their host abroad and neighbors at home
  • promote social and economic development among Itsekiris at home and abroad
2014 Convention Information!
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2012 Scholarship Award Ceremony

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Press Statement

Itsekiri on Confab: I’ll fight Jemide if… – Rita Lori-Ogbebor

Vanguard Newspaper March 15, 2014

representative at the National Dialogue, Chief Isaac Jemide, if he fails to speak the collective interest of the Itsekiri at the National Conference which opens Monday. Chief Lori-Ogbebor was reacting yesterday in Warri, Delta State to doubts among Itsekiri whether Chief Jemide’s last minute listing among the Confab delegates was intended as a state delegate or as representative of his ethnic Itsekiri who had challenged their exclusion in the original delegates list. .

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Current Status of our Primary and Secondary Schools

Paper Presented by Mrs. Jane Ejueyitshie-Oroye. Keynote Speaker at Ugbajo Itsekiri USA Incorporated 11th Annual National Convention.   
Education provided by government at primary and secondary schools is universal and free. It is also compulsory at primary to junior secondary levels. Most of the schools in the country belong to this category, as education is a social service rendered by government. However there are some schools/institutions owned by private individuals/bodies, these schools are known as private schools/institutions where fees are charged, they are however expected to meet the standards set by government. The schools belonging to government are known as public schools. Our concern in this paper will be the public schools. 
Click here to read The Descration of the Nigerian Temple; Paper delivered by, Professor Tony E. Afejuku, Ph.D. ; FIIA, Professor of English and Literature University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria, Guest Speaker at Ugbajo Itsekiri USA Incorporated 11th Annual National Convention

In the News!

Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, INC. Reacts To National Conference Delegates

March 13, 2014

Since the publication of the initial list of delegates to the National Conference which starts on March 17, 2014 in Abuja Nigeria, Ugbajo Itsekiri USA, Inc. (Ugbajo Itsekiri) has been monitoring the print media and internet for opinions of Nigerians in general and Itsekiri in particular on the initial exclusion of Itsekiri delegates to the National Conference, as well as reactions and/or response from the Federal Government. There was no question that the criteria and procedure for selecting the delegates have been superseded with some phantom qualifying yardstick. Click to read more


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