Tag: calabar

March 22, 2013

Hello, Brazil! Lagos brings the magic home with mega carnival

by Isi Esene Carnivals around the world convey the image of fanfare, exotically costumed fun-seekers and all measure of excitement. ...

February 4, 2013

“A dejobbed person, bewifed, much childrenised gentleman” – Impressive 1929 letter by ‘Calabar’ man revealed (SNAPSHOT)

On February 2nd of 1929, the following hilarious letter of complaint was sent to a government official in Calabar, Nigeria, ...

February 2, 2013

Pope appoints His Lordship, Most Rev Joseph Effiong Ekuwem the new Archbishop of Calabar

by Isi Esene His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI today appointed his Lordship, Most Rev Joseph Effiong Ekuwem as the new ...

January 29, 2013

Okey Ndibe: The death of common sense (and why we badly need its ressurection)

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s tragedy does not lie simply in the inability of its “leaders” to engage in serious thinking ...

January 25, 2013

Insecurity: 2 men jailed for concealing firearms in a bag of garri

Two persons, Ogenebo Sweet and Francis Richie, were on Tuesday jailed for concealing two locally made pistols in a bag  ...

January 24, 2013

Mali crisis: US, UK, Germany, Canada issue travel warnings on Nigeria

Embassies of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Canada on Wednesday issued fresh warnings to their citizens, advising them ...

January 3, 2013

Life’s a party: Goverment plans new committee… on festivals

by Emmanuel Okubenji Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, the Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) on Wednesday said it ...

January 1, 2013

Just terrible! 12-year-old girl murdered by ‘naval rating’ over N800 debt in Calabar

by Isi Esene Chidera Timothy, a twelve year old girl has been killed in Calabar, Cross River State, over an ...

December 27, 2012

Colourful sights and stunning beauties from the Calabar Carnival – See Photos

by Isi Esene It has been hailed as the best Carnival in this part of the world and we doubt ...

December 27, 2012

JTF arrests a senior police officer, others for operating illegal fuel depot in Calabar

by Isi Esene An illegal fuel depot containing nothing less than 8,000 drums of petrol and diesel has been discovered ...

November 28, 2012

Akon, Hugh Masekela, Sakordie, 2 Face, others for 2012 Calabar Festival

Barely a week to the commencement of the Calabar festival, the senior advisor to the governor on event management, Cross ...

November 26, 2012

Newspaper vendor murdered for turning down free reader

A newspaper vendor in Calabar, Cross River State, Innocent Monday-Francis, was on Thursday murdered after an argument that followed his ...

November 10, 2012

‘One-chance’ robbery gang caught red-handed in Calabar

by Isi Esene A robbery gang was was recently apprehended by the police in Calabar, Cross River State. Reports say ...

October 13, 2012

A preview of Nigeria vs Liberia: It’s win or bust

by ‘Ifreke Inyang October is almost a month to dread for the Super Eagles. This time last year, the Nigerian ...

August 22, 2012

Eight policemen arrested for mounting illegal roadblocks & improper dressing

Isi Esene The Police Mobile Force (PMF) led by the Commander in charge of Ethics, Doctrine and Monitoring, Mr. Anietie ...

August 11, 2012

Teacher plunges to death while plucking fruit for girlfriend

by Mayowa Salami It was a tragic end to a love story for a teacher based in Calabar, Cross River ...

July 27, 2012

Love turned lethal: Nurse baths praying boyfriend with acid (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Nursing is perceived the world over as a caring profession, but Dorothy Nkanu wasn’t any close to ...

July 15, 2012

At last, we are making money – Tinapa’s managing director celebrates

by Chi Ibe Tinapa’s managing director, Bassey Ndem announced that the business and leisure resort has recorded significant successes in recent ...

OluwapelumiOctober 13, 2011

Something New: KCee remakes a KC Presh track

Singer KCee of the now defunct group KC Presh has dropped a new single titled “Carnival’’. The record is a ...

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