OWERRI: The Beautiful Heart of Igboland
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OWERRI: The Beautiful Heart of Igboland

Most travelers tend to visit major cities like Lagos, Abuja, or Port Harcourt when visiting Nigeria and those destinations are popular for very good reasons. The popularity of these widely held locations, however, tends to make the places feel touristy and that is not attractive to the class of travelers who like to branch out...

The Mythology Behind the Great Kwa River
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The Mythology Behind the Great Kwa River

The Great Kwa River (also called Kwa Ibo River or Kwa River) flows through Cross River State, Nigeria, draining the east side of the city of Calabar. The river ecology is under threat from human activity. Location The river originates in the Oban Hills, in the Cross River National Park, and flows southwards to the...

The Beautiful History of the Durbar Festival
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The Beautiful History of the Durbar Festival

The Durbar festival is an annual religious and equestrian celebration in several cities of Nigeria including Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zazzau and Bida. The festival marks the end of Ramadan and also coincides with the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitri.  It begins with prayers, followed by a colourful parade of the Emir and...

CALABAR CARNIVAL: Nigeria’s Most Colorful Event
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CALABAR CARNIVAL: Nigeria’s Most Colorful Event

Calabar Carnival festival in Nigeria, also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party”, was created as part of the vision of making the Cross River State, Nigeria, the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourists from all over the world. The carnival which begins every 1st of December and lasts until 31st December has boosted the...

The Amazing Taste of Nigerian Traditional Meal, Amala and Ewedu Soup
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The Amazing Taste of Nigerian Traditional Meal, Amala and Ewedu Soup

      Amala and ewedu with stew. This is a common classy meal thee Westerner in Nigeria. This combination forms a mouthwatering delicay. It is most common among the ibadan people. As a matter of fact it is their cultural food.Now let’s see what it is made up of. Ingredients Needed Yam flour, Ewedu...