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Calabar

(kăləbär`, kăl`əbär), city (1991 est. pop. 154,000), SE Nigeria, a port on an estuary of the Gulf of Guinea. Rubber is processed, and palm oil, cacao, rubber, and timber are exported. Calabar, an important Niger delta trading state in the 19th cent., grew as a center of the palm oil trade. The city is an educational center and is home to a university.

Calabar

a port in SE Nigeria, capital of Cross River state. Pop.: 418 000 (2005 est.)
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The synod in Jamaica sent Waddell as their representative to the Foreign Mission Board in Edinburgh to plead for permission to go to Calabar, near the southeastern coast of present-day Nigeria.
A BOY whose torso was found in the River Thames had been poisoned by a toxic calabar bean used in West African witchcraft rituals, police said yesterday.
"We have an eight-year-old daughter, and I can't go with her when she visits her father in Calabar. This is nothing but a political gimmick."
"The incident happened on a production barge near Calabar, Cross River State.
The lobby includes three outlets, Risala, Calabar and Fazaris, while Neos, the sophisticated sky lounge on the 63rd floor, is billed to become one of the preferred places for elite socialites.
The authors had in another study investigated the level of physicochemical parameters in rainwater in Calabar and found the mean values to be within WHO's permissible limits for drinking water [14]
The remedy also may be called calabash chalk, calabar stone, la craie, argile, or mabele.
Physicochemical Characteristics and Anthropogenic Pollution of the Surface Waters of Calabar river, Nigeria Global J.
[2] institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria;
* Efficient telecoms, water supplies and a good internal and external road network that ensures quick access to the adjourning manufacturing-based Calabar Free Trade Zone, the Calabar Port, and the Margaret Ekpo International Airport.
This study questions earlier conclusions which were either products of nationalist history or built on popular views, and shows that rather than being passive victims, African people in Old Calabar played active roles in their encounter with Europeans.
Cross River University of Technology Calabar, PMB 102 Obubra Campus, Obubra Cross River State, Nigeria; eoayotunde@yahoo.co.uk, benbeff06@yahoo.com, fbekeh@yahoo.com