What is Cross River state known for?
Cross River State boasts of being the venue for the largest carnival in Africa. Various annual festivals are Cross River State Carnival (26-29 December) in Calabar, Yakurr Leboku Yam festival (28 August) in Ugep and the Calabar Boat Regatta. Cross River State is the leading tourism state in Nigeria.
What is the meaning of Ikwerre?
Ikwerre, can also be spelt as Ikwere, is a type of Igboid language spoken primarily by the Ikwerre people who inhabit certain areas of Rivers State, Nigeria.
Where is Obio-Akpor LGA in Rivers State?
Obio-Akpor is a local government area in the metropolis of Port Harcourt, one of the major centres of economic activities in Nigeria, and one of the major cities of the Niger Delta, located in Rivers State. The local government area covers 260 km2 and at the 2006 Census held a population of 464,789.
What is the geography of Rivers State?
Rivers, state, southern Nigeria, comprising the Niger River delta on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bounded by the states of Anambra and Imo on the north, Abia and Akwa Ibom on the east, and Bayelsa and Delta on the west. Rivers state contains mangrove swamps, tropical rainforest, and many rivers.
What is the slogan of Cross River State?
The People’s Paradise
List of Nigerian states’ nicknames
|Cross River State||The People’s Paradise|
|Delta State||The Big Heart|
|Ebonyi State||Salt of the Nation|
|Edo State||Heartbeat of The Nation|
What is the meaning of Cross River?
Cross River (native name: Oyono) is the main river in southeastern Nigeria and gives its name to Cross River State. It originates in Cameroon, where it takes the name of the Manyu River. The major tributary of Cross river is the river Aloma coming from Benue State to merge with the Cross River in Cross River State.
Is ahoada a Igbo?
Ekpeye people are an Igbo subgroup in Rivers state, Niger Delta, Nigeria. They are predominantly found in Ahoada East and Ahoada west local government areas in Rivers state. Ahoada is an Ekpeye city in Rivers state , Nigeria.
What is the name of Obio-Akpor local government chairman?
Chairman Hon solomon Abel Eke.
What is the capital of Rivers State?
Port Harcourt,1 the capital of Rivers State, is the second largest port of Nigeria. Located some 64 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean, Port Harcourt was developed on a bend of the Bonny river, where a bluff of solid land lay close to deep water.