The new year started on a sad note for traders in Marian market, Calabar, the capital of Cross River state as an early morning fire destroyed many shops in the popular Calabar Municipal market, leaving many traders in tears.
Disaster struck in Calabar, Cross River state on Sunday, December 31, as high-tension cable electrocuted one person and destroyed many houses. The incident happened at about 7.30pm on new year's eve in the state capital.
It was a display of glitz and glamour as five carnival bands danced round the 12-kilometre carnival routes on major streets of Calabar Municipal at the 2017 Carnival Calabar held on Thursday, December 27 in Cross River state.
No fewer than 250 bikers from Togo, Morocco, Lagos, Enugu, Akwa Ibom and other states of the federation participated in the bikers carnival show on Wednesday, December 27 in Calabar, the Cross River state capital.
No fewer than 26 states participated in the 2017 Calabar cultural carnival held on Tuesday, December 26 in Calabar, the Cross River state capital. The colourful parade was held at the UJ Eusuene stadium in Calabar.
No fewer than six people including soldiers were on Wednesday, December 13 allegedly burnt to death in fuel Tanker explosion that occurred in Cross River state.