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Ikot Abasi

» Colours, Flavours and Sights
» Traditional Architecture
» Arts and Crafts
» Ikot Abasi Dress and Fashion
» The Richness of Traditional Cuisine
» Ikot Abasi Town
» The River
» Opobo Island
» Down Below
» Eastern Obolo
» The Ibibio Hinterland
» Old Essene Market
» Essene Town
» Other Places of Interest

Ikot Abasi in the Socio-Political Development of Nigeria; 1928-1987

» Socio-Political Development
» Rise of the Educated Elite: The expansion of Western Education
» Political Awareness: Ethnic Improvement Unions
» Obolo (Andoni)
» Opobo Town
» Ogoni
» Ibibio and Anaang
» Resistance to Colonial Rule
» Anti-Tax Wars: The Women's War of 1929
» Politics and Nigeria's Independence
» State Creation Movements



Physical Features and Natural Resources

» Location
» Topography and Drainage
» Geology and Soils
» Climate
» Vegetation
» Agriculture
» Fishing
» Livestock
» Wildlife Hunting and 'Bush meat' Procurement
» Minerals

Urbanisation of Ikot Abasi

» The Establishment and Early Growth of a Colonial Town - 1917
» The Town Population
» Ikot Abasi: From Second Class to Third Class Township, 1917-1950
» The Decline of Ikot Abasi Township, 1950-1990



Tradition and Culture

» The Population of Ikot Abasi
» Social Structure
» Traditional Government
» Land Tenure
» Traditional Institutions
» Traditional Institutions For Men
» Traditional Institutions For Women
» Judicial Instruments
» Marriage Customs
» Traditional Religion

Modern industrialisation: The Ikot Abasi aluminium smelter

» Aluminium - the Wonder Metal
» A Modern Metal
» Making of Aluminium



Early History and Trade Contacts

» Origin, Migration and Settlement
» Warfare
» Pre-Colonial Economic Activities
» Early Contacts with Europe
» Slave Trade
» Legitimate (Palm Oil) Trade
» King Jaja and his Trading State of Opobo
» The Advent of Colonial Rule
» Conclusion

The Ikot Abasi Smelter

» Phylosophy of the Ikot Abasi Aluminium Smelter plant
» The Beginning
» International Project
» Ferrostaal - The Trusted Partner Worldwide
» Reynolds - Aluminum Know-how Worldwide
» The ALSCON Smelter
» Important raw material: alumina
» Ready for Start-Up
» The Environment and Socio-Economic Development
» Contributing to the host Community



Colonial Experiences

» Introduction
» Colonial Advent
» The Establishment of Colonial Administration
» The Native Administration Era 1931-1950
» The Local Government System
» The advent of Christianity
» Economic Development
» The Decline of Opobo

News

» Russian investors flee ALSCON
» Government Should Introduce Policy That Protects Local Production
» No Asset Stripping in ALSCON - BPE Boss
» Why I have committed 10 years of my life to the ALSCON ownership battle - Dr Jaja
» Supreme Court chides BPE for refusing to comply with judgment on ALSCON‬
» ALSCON missing tank traced to Ibom power plant
» Concerns grow over ALSCON!
» Ikot Abasi Community Kicks Against Vandalisation Of ALSCON
» ALSCON - Accusations, Self-Adulation Confuse Reality At Privatised Aluminium Plant

Aluminium Company of Nigeria Alscon - the biggest aluminium smelter plant in Africa. The company Alscon is located in Ikot Abasi.