As Nigeria continues to battle with insecurity issues and other social vices, some groups of young men have chosen to cause panic and fear in the minds of residents in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. Ugep just concluded their new yam festival, also called 'Leboku Festival' which attracted many from different parts of the country.
As members of the Aiye Confraternity otherwise known as "black axe" or "neo black movement" celebrate their world day of freedom on Tuesday July 7th 2020,residents of several communities in Cross River State must be mindful of their movement. Some of the places where the Black Axe have gained prominence in Cross River State are Calabar,the state Capital,Ikom ,an emerging commercial city in the central senatorial district of the state,Ugep in Yakurr local government area of the state,and Ogoja which have recorded
Some days ago, fierce gun-wielding men in a commando-style stormed Ugep and kidnapped a prominent son, Chief Ubi Itam Etta popularly called 'Bom Boy'. Bom Boy is a two term Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State from 2007 to 2013. His captors forcefully put him into a vehicle and took him to Ediba, Abi Local Government Area, where they had stationed a highly powered speed boat waiting for them.
Many don't really know which of the village is the largest in Africa. Africa as you all know comprises of different countries and each of these countries are blessed with several mineral resources. The whites refers Africa as a black continent which comprises of different ethnic groups, customs and traditions. Traditionally, Africans don't joke with their customs and belief. Infact they can go extra mile just to ensure that their customs and norms are preserved. Also, Africans have different varieties of food.
The Leboku festival is an annual festival celebrated by the Ugep people of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. Leboku is a dialectic name which means festival literally. This festival is peculiar to the core Lokaa speaking communities of Yakurr LGA comprising of Ugep, Idomi, Ekori, Nko and Mkpani. The grand finale and international version is celebrated in Ugep. Each of the communities aforementioned have a distinct day set aside for the celebration in their respective communities. The name of
The story of electricity supply in Nigeria has been one of the most discussed stories amongst power users. Everyday conversations in Nigeria are peppered with stories about the constantly fickle electricity. Credit: New Wave Reporters Nigerians pay a fantastical monthly bill of thousands of Nairas after receiving only two days of electricity which makes many quietly rewire their homes to tap into the electric supply of the city street lamps or from neighbors.
A popular prophet in Cross River, Prophet Paul Abam aka 'miracle prophet' has been apprehended by locals in the community for burying a charm in someone else's compound on Monday evening. Prophet Paul Abam who was the founder of a local church in Abi local government area of Cross River State. The secret of this so-called man of God has been exposed and he is being humiliated by local community to serve as a warning to other people who seeks to oppress others by installing charms in their environment. The p
I recollect vividly how my mother used the proceeds of a contract she executed to pay my school fees when I was at the Nigerian Law School Victoria Island, Lagos, in the 1989/1990 academic year. My father had retired from the federal public service in 1988, and the federal government was yet to pay him his gratuity, so the lot fell on my mother to support me.
A three-story building, caught fire last night at ugep the capital of yakurr local government area of Cross River State.
Nowadays, people who call themselves men of God are being exposed. This world really is a big one and there are people who lie to get something or to get fame. All thanks to God that the pretenders are being caught. Some people fake themselves as pastors just to enrich themselves with your tithes and offerings. Please, don't get deceived by any pastor. So many people fall victim of fake deliverances by fake pastors; because of the way he healed that woman, because of the way he raised the dead, because of t
Leboku being a persuasion name for ""Festival" is known to be the yearly New Yam Festival of the Yakaa individuals on the grounds that the word is the language of the Yakurr public. The Leboku New Yam celebration is particular to the center Yakạạ talking networks: Ugep, Idomi, Ekori, Mkpani and Nko, and the global adaptation is commended in Ugep once in a year. Every one of the networks referenced being particular to the Festival have an unmistakable day detached or saved for the festival in their individual
Prophet Paul Abam The rate at which those who call themselves Men of God dive into atrocities and evil is extremely frightening. Some pastor obtain money by means of the offense of extortion from their members to enrich their pockets, some also perpetrate adultery, rape, fornication and other evils one can't imagine. But in most situations go diabolical to sustain their large congregation. As it is now, every cleric in that ministry is a suspect. Like the usual saying which goes thus "everyday is for the th
Information reaching our news desk now has it that another Police Station has been attacked by yet-to-be identified gunmen, and made away with sophisticated weapon in Cross River State, South South Nigeria.It was gathered that the ugly development happened at Ekori in Yakurr Local Government Council.
Ukorebi Esien | 17th July 2020, Calabar The recent spate of voilence, insecurity and rape on innocent Cross Riverians especially in Yakurr local government area has become a cause of concern for residents of Ugep community who have not just frowned at ugly this trend but decided to put an end to such acts in their community. To make this a reality a group known as Coalition of Concerned Ugep Youths will on Wednesday 22 July stage a walk against these vices in their community. According to a statement from
by Eno Eno Edet The Chairman of Yakurr of LGA, Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten, said he will continue to praise God Almighty for his kindness and mercy upon his life and family. The Chairman stated this during the presentation of 1000 pieces of rappers to 1000 selected CHORISTERS across the LGA in his official Residence, Ugep. Hon. Obeten further said his administration will continue to collaborate with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Yakurr Chapter, to praise, worship and Celebrate God at all time considering
See reactions to photos of a girl celebrating her birthday that got people talking (photos) Her name is faith from Cross River State, she is popularly known as fabulous, she celebrated her in obudu, cross River State. She is the last child to her parents, she went to community secondary school Ugep, cross River State, Faith popularly known as fabulous is 16 years old, she said she is very happy and God will bless all those who find time to come and celebrate with her. She said in her speech that she is 16
Planned Walk Against Cultism in Ugep postponed, we deeply regret inconvenience caused - Organisers The planned walk to raise awareness and campaign against cultism and violence in Ugep, the headquarters of Yakurr local government area of Cross River State, scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, 2020, has been postponed. In a press release signed by Mr. Obeten Godfrey, Team Lead, Coalition of 'Concerned' Ugep Youths stated that the postponement was due to perceived security threats and other unforeseen circumstances
She was born on 24th of August, 1995 and her place of birth is in Ugep, Cross River State, That's were her life begins. She is the first daughter to her parents, she is popularly known as beauty she is very intelligent and God hearing girl, her mother is a nurse and her father is a retired police officer. She schooled in college of education awi, Cross River State, she said she is very happy to travel to Dubai, she also said she will make her parents happy and proud of her. Here are some of her adorable pictures,I
Exclusive- Remembering The Pastor Who was caught Performing Rituals. See photos of His Church Auditorium. Fake pastors are now everywhere leading innocent souls to hell fire, the Bible has told us about these prophets who will come and prophecy in his name, this clearly shows that we are in the end time. Nigeria have been experiencing increase in number of churches, Some weeks ago, a reverend who owns a church in Ugep area of cross River State was caught red handed performing his rituals, he was found with
Great Joy in Ugep, As Federal Government Approves a Polytechnic For Cross River State sited in Ugep.
by Hegemony Global The largest village in Africa is about to have a federal Polytechnic. On this faithful day, The federal government of Nigeria Approved a Polytechnic for Cross River State and by the grace of God Ugep was Chosen as the ideal place for the institution. This news has brought great joy in the hearts of the people of Ugep and everybody is anticipating to see this vision come to a reality. God bless the government of President Buuhari. To enhance its early take-off, the Federal Government has also