"Efik edi mbakara" is a popular saying among the indegenous Efik people of Cross River State. It basically means that the Efiks are beautiful people and they carry themselves like royals. Among all the colourful attires of the Efiks, including their dancing attires, masquerades, bridal wear etc.
Rice is a food that is widely consumed in most Nigerian homes, mainly rice and stew, as such, it has become a culture to most Nigerians, most times we tend to get tired of this particular delicacy but probably don't know the different soups to combine it with or the different ways to eat it.
Nigeria is a country with rich culture and tradition.Many tribes have their way of hosting their traditional marriages and many the tribes have impressed people from different parts of the world.Marriage is one event that exposes the rich culture of Nigerian tribes.The Yoruba, Efik, Urhobos, Itsekri tribes have impressed much with their traditional marriage outfits.
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The loving people of Efik migrated for over 500 years before settling in the coastal region of South Eastern Nigeria, Cross River State.While the Efik people's origins are uncertain, legend has it that they traveled from Nubia. It is unknown how long the Efiks stayed in Arochukwu after their exodus, but they were known to lived as visitors with the Aros for around 400 years.
If you have ever witnessed an Efik wedding before you will agree with me that their brides are the prettiest you have ever seen, one thing about the Efik bride is that they are noticeably different from other brides in their traditional wear,you can easily mistaken an Igbo bribe for
Wedding in Nigeria is one of the most ceremonious occasion every body looks forward to.In Nigeria it takes a whole lot to plan and prepare either for one's traditional marriage or what we call "the white wedding".In all the wedding dress is the most Paramount issue of all the preparations.
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One of the most beautiful cultures you would experience in Nigeria is the Calabar culture.It is a very beautiful culture to witness.They put their culture and traditions on full display during traditional weddings.The Calabar bride is always beautiful in her regalia, this is why I took out time to curate some of the most beautiful traditional attires for Calabar brides.
The wedding ceremony is one of the biggest events where most tribes display their cultural heritage started from the bride and groom's makeup dresses.Grace and Emmanuel prove that Edo and Efik have one of the beautiful cultural heritage in Nigeria through their traditional wedding ceremony.
Libation is known as the drink that is poured out either on the ground or on objects in respect to a deity.During the marriage ceremony of the Efik people, libations are poured to the gods and to the ancestors. Some materials and symbols are very important in the process of marriage among the Efik people.
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Nigerian Afang Soup, like the Edikang Ikong soup, is common to the Efik people of Akwa Ibom.it is equally popular among neighbouring tribes (Ibibio, Anang) and even Cross River state but enjoyed by all Nigerians.Just like the saying ‘’ better soup na money kill am’’, Afang soup is one of the richest and medicinal vegetable soups of the Efiks in Nigeria as the Afang leave serves as a dietary fibre which helps in proper digestion and vital for a good weight control.
Ibibio is an ethnic group in Nigeria originated from Benue-Congo and they are closely related to Efik.In Africa, we have around 2.1m speakers of Ibibio language, but the vast majority of Ibibio People are found in southern Nigeria.Ibibio People are chiefly found in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and on the Eastern Part of Abia.
There are different tribes around Nigeria and they are all different from the other in the way of speech, dance, dressing and what they eat. Let's take a look at these beautiful Efik bridal attire The Efik people are known for their beauty, their dance and their delicious food.
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As far as food is concerned, Nigeria certainly is not lacking in great delicacies.But when it comes to mouth-watering delicacies, only few ethnic groups in Nigeria can compete with the Efik and Ibibio of Cross River and Akwa Ibom states.Generally called Calabar people, these tribes are masters of local ingredients and experts in handling seafood and aromatic spices.
Food is any substance that can be consumed by living organisms, especially by eating in order to sustain lives.It is anything intending to supply energy and nourishment to man or living creatures.
Afang soup, is a very delicious vegetable soup that originated from the Efik people in Cross River State and the Ibibio People of Akwa Ibom State in Southern Nigeria.It is a dish popularly known by Nigerians and also some parts of Africa.