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About Old Residency Museum
Old Residency Museum.
Housed in the Old Government House Building, this museum focuses on the history of Calabar, the Cross River region, and slavery.
Security/Safety of Old Residency Museum
This is a very safe location.
What To Bring
Before heading to Old Residency Museum, here are some helpful things to take along with you:
Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with
Your friends-The tour is lovelier shared.
Housed in the Old Government House building-the former residence of the Colonial Governor when Calabar was the capital of pre-independent Nigeria, the museum building was designed and built-in Glasgow and shipped over in pieces. Housing the world's largest quantity of original Nigerian documents and artifacts, guided tours around the museum takes place everywhere.
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About UNICAL The University of Calabar, fondly called ‘UNICAL’ by students and staffs was established in 1975 by the Federal Military Government of Nigeria. It was Initially a Calabar campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but ceased to be a campus after its pronouncement as a Federal University. UNICAL is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities and currently has a Graduate school, ten Faculties, and three Institutes. Academic programmes of the University are aimed at laying a sound and a broad undergraduate foundation upon which further intellectual and professional pursuits can be based at the Graduate school level. Hence, the University offers accredited programmes or courses leading to officially recognized degrees such as bachelors, masters and postgraduate degrees in several disciplines. Built to fulfill its motto ‘Knowledge for Service’, placing a great premium on learning and character; UNICAL is currently ranked as the 48th best University in Nigeria. University of Calabar Faculties and Courses Offered The University has over 10 faculties, including a College of Medicine which offers a wide range of relevant departmental courses for students at all levels. Here’s a list of the faculties and courses offered: Faculty of Arts English and Literary Studies History and International Studies Philosophy Mass Communication Modern Languages and Translation Studies, e.t.c. Faculty of Agriculture The faculty runs a five-year programme in the following departments: Forestry and Fisheries Agricultural Economics and Extension Animal Science Crop Science... Faculty of Biology Sciences Biochemistry Botany Genetics and Biotechnology Microbiology Zoology Faculty of Physical Sciences Pure and Applied Chemistry Geology/ Applied Geophysics Computer Science Physics Mathematics/Statistics Faculty of Management Sciences Accounting Banking/Finance Business Management and Marketing Faculty of Law Private Law Public and International Law Faculty of Social Sciences Business Management Economics Political Science Sociology, e.t.c Faculty of Oceanography Research areas here include: Physical Oceanography Chemical Oceanography, e.t.c College of Medicine; this includes the faculties of Allied and Basic Medical Sciences Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences Medical Lab Science Nursing Science Physiotherapy Public Health, e.t.c Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences Medical Biochemistry Anatomy Pharmacology, and Physiology The faculties of Education and Engineering also offer specialized courses. University of Calabar Admission Requirements UNICAL offers programmes for pre-bachelor, bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees. Admission requirements into any of these programmes may differ, based on your preferred course or faculty. Nevertheless, we’ve compiled useful details on how to go about your admission, find them below: University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Undergraduates Pre-degree/ 100 level students: As a prospective candidate, you must have credit passes in at least five (5) SSCE/NECO/ O’level subjects including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at no more than two sittings. You are also required to register, sit for and attain the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your preferred course. Then you can be eligible to write the entrance examination (Post-UTME). 200 level (Direct entry-level students): In addition to having the above requirements, you may also be required to; Have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Applicants may also be required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) passes. University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Are you a prospective student vying to gain admission into this level? Then you must be a graduate of the University or an Institution recognized by the school with at least a third class degree or a minimum upper credit in the Higher National Diploma (HND). University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Master’s Degree Candidates must have a first degree in the preferred course of study a relevant discipline with an FCGPA of not less than 3.0 from UNICAL or a recognized university. University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Ph.D. Prospective applicants must have a master’s degree in the preferred course with an FCGPA not less than 3.50 on a 5 point scale or an average of 60% from the University or one recognized by the school. More information about specific admission requirements can be found on the school’s website on the admission option and then choose your preferred programme. The website can be found at unical.edu.ng . University of Calabar Facilities The facilities at the University are available for both students and staffs. They include lecture halls, staff quarters, student halls of residence, an extensive library, sports facilities, relaxation centers, faculty buildings and administrative blocks, science laboratories, and many more. Things To Know About UNICAL Interestingly, in the University, male students are called ‘Malabites’, while the females are called ‘Malabresses’. The male hostel is called ‘Malabo’ and the name originated as a result of the challenges faced by students at a time which coincided with the suffering by Nigerian deportees in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Other fun things to note include; Safety The University is situated in a secure place with constant surveillance. Most Common Visitors Staffs and students are the most common faces around. When To Visit UNICAL is open to inquiries, study, and exploration during office hours on weekdays. Notable Alumni Amongst the alumni of the University of Calabar are: Grace Folashade Bent, politician Biko Agozino, criminologist Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state Alex Ekubo, actor Owens Wiwa, human rights activist Stephanie Okereke, actress Ini Edo, actor Reuben Abati, lawyer/writer Iyanya, singer/songwriter And a host of other prominent Nigerians. Best Features The University of Calabar is situated in the southern part of the country, a region known for its rich cultural heritage and beauty. The University hosts quite a number of events yearly and has been one sure spot for tourists craving to have a feel of the region.
History of MacBite MacBite was built. Macbite Food provides fish pepper soup, bagel sandwiches, african soups, plantain porridge and chicken salads Security/Safety of MacBite This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to MacBite, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Money/Debit cards Healthy Appetite Best Features I love this place for their down to earth nature and customer care. Writer's Review I would recommend you go here for the great meals and down to earth nature of the staff. Most common visitors People looking for a meal and ambient location.
History of Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1 Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1 was built. Separate yourself from the norm and enjoy the delights that Crunchies Fried Chicken has prepared specially for you and yours. Local Foods to eat at Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1 Food to try at the Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1 include; Steak sandwich Shredded Beef Sauce Security/Safety of Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1 This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Crunchies Fried Chicken, Calabar 1, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Bank Cards Writer's Review I love crunchies because of their excellent service and warm reception. The staff treat you like family making your eating experience worthwhile. I would recommend you come here for their delicious meals and all the wonderful ways they can prepare chicken to give you an exciting flavor every time you take a bite. Most common visitors Regular people looking for a place to eat.
History of Calabar City Church Calabar City Church was established in 2010. Everyone worships in their own unique way – for many, that means singing, clapping and raising their hands, and for others it means quietly reflecting on the words. At City Church, you’re welcome to do what comes from the heart in praise to God. Security/Safety of Calabar City Church This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Calabar City Church, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your Bible Offerings and tithes Best Features This is a house of worship where in every service, you will hear a relevant, practical message that is based on Scripture and is designed to be helpful in your everyday life. From their 'First Impression' staff who warmly welcome you to service, to the soothing voice of the choir as you are led in a communion of praise and worship, this is a family that welcomes you with open arms. Writer's Review With a slogan which is simply: “every member, a minister”, there are ministries in the church for members to join and participate in. If you are new, after the service you will be invited to hang out and enjoy a cocktail of drinks and snacks and get to know some other new people in the church. You will receive an invitation to this reception from the Greeters on your way into the auditorium along with an Information Card where you can leave your details if you want to stay in touch. The pastoral committee are also on hand if you need private counselling and talks.
History of The Brook Church, Calabar The Brook Church, Calabar was built in 2008. A center to refresh your spirituality and your connection to God, The Brook Church is one of the leading churches garnering a large number of followers together in Holy service to God and Mankind. Security/Safety of The Brook Church, Calabar This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to The Brook Church, Calabar, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your Bible Offerings and tithes A note pad and pen
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History of Cross River University of Technology Cross River University of Technology was established in 2002The school was built to be a center of excellence in technology and also to produce well trained graduates and researchers in science and technology.. Built by Cross River State Government in 2002.
Cross River University of Technology is a state-owned higher institution Security/Safety of Cross River University of Technology This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Cross River University of Technology, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Academic documents cash/credit cards Best Features I would recommend this school because CRUTECH is known for academic excellence. They boast of professors who are known for their scholarships and who take a personal interest in students. Students enjoy small classes taught by full-time faculty members, not teaching assistants. There is also the rare opportunity to participate in work study programmes in different parastatals in the State. Writer's Review I love this place because you'll have the chance to get involved in the community, the world, and influence people's lives for the better. CRUTECH will help you shape a long-term vision for your life and discover how you can actually change the world. Most common visitors Students and Lecturers.
History of Light Way Secondary School Light Way Secondary School was established in 2001. Built by Late Rev. (Dr.) I. D. Isemin in 2001.
This is a co-educational institution with a mission to provide cost-effective standard education in a safe, peaceful, disciplined and intellectually stimulating environment. Security/Safety of Light Way Secondary School This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Light Way Secondary School, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational materials An ID Card to identify yourself if you are a visitor Best Features Catering for day students,the school is staffed by well-qualified and experienced teachers and located in an environment conducive to learning. Here at the school, they offers a variety of programs that aim at fully equipping the students for life, such as Career and Life Skills, Leadership talk, Excursions, Inter-House Sports and Games.
History of Police Secondary School, Calabar Police Secondary School, Calabar was established in 1993. Built by Nigerian Police Force in 1993.
One of the pioneer Secondary schools established by the Nigeria Police Force, it has produced many Police ambassadors who are today occupying sensitive and lucrative positions in all walks of life. Security/Safety of Police Secondary School, Calabar This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Police Secondary School, Calabar, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational materials if you are a new or returning student Your ID card in case you need identification proof Best Features This is a co-educational boarding school with adequate infrastructures ranging from hostels, laboratories, clinic, library, dining hall, sports facilities, classroom blocks, and an assembly hall. Located in a conducive environment for learning, it has witnessed exponential growth and can boast of many students, about one hundred and two teaching staff, seventy non-teaching staff and eighty-eight Police personnel. Second to none academically with a standard worth emulating, it is a model school where enduring values such as skills, respect for law and order, emotional stability, intelligence and dignity of labor are in constant focus. Writer's Review The school not only equips the students with paper qualifications but also gives them life-enhancing skills that help them chart their way out of the jungle of life to avoid subjecting them to socio-economic exclusion in the future.
History of Cross River State Library Cross River State Library was established. The Cross River State Library offers free library services to the public, with a wide range of quality books and learning materials in stock. Security/Safety of Cross River State Library This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Cross River State Library, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Study materials The library card Things to do while at Cross River State Library Before heading to Cross River State Library, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Browse the books and journals available. Best Features Cross River State library offers a serene and quiet environment which makes studying attractive. Cross River State library's book collection contains current books, journals, periodicals and reports. Writer's Review This place is ideal for students who wish to study during after school hours. Researchers and journalists will also find this place suitable for gathering information. Most common visitors Students, researchers, teachers.