Information on the Odiios or Odios tribe of Oviri village in Isoko local government council, Delta State; title of traditional ruler of the tribe; succession traditions for chieftaincy positions and rituals practiced [NGA42042.E]

No references to the Odiios or Odios tribe or clan in Delta State could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted


The Encyclopaedia of Religion

IRB Databases

The Commissioner for Information of the Delta State Executive Council and the Members of Parliament for Isoko were unable to provide information within the time constraints of this Response.

Internet sites, including:

Africa Online

BBC Africa

Delta State Government

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Indigenous Knowledge Network

New Nigerian

Newswatch Nigeria

Nigeria Daily

The Pointer Newspaper


World News Connection (WNC)

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