All roads lead to the beautiful city of Calabar, as it plays host to the first in the series of auditions for Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant 2014, with the theme “towards the Niger Delta of our dream”. According to the project’s Media Consultant Mr. Prince Simeon, ‘the Calabar audition is to cater for registrations received from Akwa Ibom, Abia and Cross River states’.
Monday, 1 September 2014
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Government of Cross River state has assured payment of all performers owed fees for the 2013 Calabar Festival this week.
Courtesy Nelson NseAbasi at 04:29
Labels: Calabar Festival, Cross River State- Senator Liyel Imoke, Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria in Cross River State
Friday, 20 December 2013
A Three year old boy, Victor Offiong Edem was
snatched away by an unknown person at the Assemblies
of God’s Church 14, Nnmandi Azikiwe Street Calabar
South during Sunday service on 15th December, 2013.
The father of the boy, Mr Offiong Edem, a staff of
College of Health Technology, Calabar said he took his
family to his place of worship to thank God for his
goodness to him in 2013 and after the service which
was also the church’s Thanks Giving Day, he went to
work and left Victor in the company of his wife,
Angelica and his other son, Samuel but was later
informed that Victor had gone missing.
“I do work on Sundays too so soon after giving my
Thanksgiving offering, I went to work leaving behind my
wife, Angelica, Samuel my first son and Victor in the
church only to be called later that Victor had gone
Mrs Angelica Offiong, mother of the missing boy said
after the close of service, she had a short discussion
with some church members and after that “I went to
pick my bag where I kept it not far away from where I
stood and when I turned back, I asked Samuel where
was Victor and he said he could not find him again”.
The distraught woman said with tears rolling down her
She said obviously, the person was monitoring her and
the children and as soon as her eyes were turned away
from the child, the person took away the boy. “My son
is a healthy and happy boy and I know God will bring
him back to me no matter where the person may have
taken him to”.
Pastor Chukwu Ekeke, the head pastor of the Assemblies
of God Church, Nnamdi Azikiwe Street said this was the
“First time an unfortunate incident like this has taken
place in this church and prayers have been said and I
know God will certainly bring back that boy”.
A police source at the Mbukpa Police Station where the
matter was reported said investigations are going on to
track the ‘baby-thief’.
Monday, 16 December 2013
This history of the Ankara fabric dates back to centuries, and is a signature of Africans. It is no more news that the new generation has a of the Ankara fabric. This, in recent time has also opened a new line of business for the creative mind that can use the fabric to create unique clothing designs and fashion accessories.
Samual Jonah, a lad in Akwa Ibom is putting together a weeklong training for those willing to learn a creative skill and earn extra income. Holding at Saint Pauls Nursery & Primary School, and will be having Victor Viceroy as the Resource Person for the December edition running from Monday 16th through to Saturday 21st.
All young persons, or women are encouraged to catch in on the opportunity the training program offers, equipping themselves with a new skill to double their income come 2014.
In virtually all sectors, policies and programmes of the current administration of Akwa Ibom state, the government has impacted positively on the lives of the people since the inauguration of Chief Godswill Akpabio as the third democratically elected Governor of Akwa Ibom State on May 29, 2007; the story of Akwa Ibom has changed for good.
Saturday, 14 December 2013
Calabar Festival enters day 14, and has already paraded top acts and budding ones with potentials, yet still having about 16 more days to wrap up the fun filled 30 day long event activities.
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Monday, 2 December 2013
The Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, has today, Monday, 2nd December 2013 suspended 20 members of his cabinet, among them are Commissioners & Special Advisers, for not participating in the 4 kilometer long walk to mark the World Aids Day.
Courtesy Nelson NseAbasi at 10:15